October Scholarships

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Farah & Farah Empowering Greatness Scholarship

The Farah & Farah Empowering Greatness Scholarship, worth $5,000, is awarded to five undergraduate students in Florida, United States.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
2.7
Deadline
October 5
Winner announcement
November 5, 2022

AES Engineering Scholarship

AES Engineering Scholarship is a merit-based award for high-performing students who are high school seniors or attending a post-secondary educational institute.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 8

You are the Future Scholarship

Financial Plus Credit awards its “You are the Future” Scholarship of $1,000 to one undergraduate student enrolled in a part- or full-time undergraduate program in Michigan.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 14

CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest

CJ Pony Parts, a Mustang parts retailer, gives two $500 scholarships to individuals pursuing post-secondary education annually.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 15
Winner announcement
November 1, 2022

Barbara A. Cooley Master’s Scholarship

Barbara A. Cooley Master’s Scholarship is awarded by SHAPE America annually to a postgraduate student enrolled in a healthcare course at any university in the United States of America.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 15

Evans Scholars Program

The Evans Scholars Foundation, administered by the Western Golf Association, offers up to $60,000- scholarships to deserving caddies to pursue undergraduate degrees in Ohio.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 15
Winner announcement
by May 31

Veterinary Scholarships (member)

The Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) offers the NVMA Veterinary Student Scholarship to Nebraska high school or State of Nebraska-approved Home School Program graduates to complete their veterinary education.

Amount
$250–$1,000
Scholarships awarded
23 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 15
Winner announcement
December 1, 2022

Lem Garcia Law Scholarship

The Lem Garcia Law Scholarship is offered to one deserving student pursuing an undergraduate degree in law at an accredited university in the U.S. Applicants must show proof of acceptance.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 15
Winner announcement
September 15, 2023

Monroe Scheflo Memorial

The Monroe Scheflo Memorial offers an award to a student from North Dakota or a Durum-producing state enrolled in a full-time agricultural program at an accredited college in the United States.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 15

FSF Case Study Competition

Fashion Scholarship Fund member schools provide students studying in any field the possibility of being awarded $5,000 by competing in its FSF Case Study Competition.

Amount
$2,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.2
Deadline
October 17

Flinn Scholarship

With the aim of improving the quality of life in Arizona, this scholarship provides students with fulfilling life experiences.

Amount
$130,000
Scholarships awarded
20 winners
Required GPA
3.95
Deadline
October 19
Winner announcement
April/May 2023

BSN and post-baccalaureate Scholarship (Fall)

The $1,000 BSN and post-baccalaureate Scholarship is awarded by an organization that wholly and solely supports the nursing community, this scholarship is extremely prestigious and coveted.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 20
Winner announcement
October 31, 2022

LVN and A.D.N. Scholarship (Fall)

The $500 LVN & A.D.N Scholarship awarded by an organization dedicated to supporting the nursing community, is just what you need to move forward in your nursing career.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 20
Winner announcement
October 31, 2022

Sprout Social UNCF Scholarship Program

A select group of college seniors will receive up to $11,000 in financial assistance to pay off their university loans.

Amount
$5,000–$11,000
Scholarships awarded
8 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 20
Winner announcement
December 2023

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship – Career & Technical

The Career and Technical Scholarships (CTS) offers the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship to Washington students every quarter to pursue a post-secondary school program in high-demand trade, STEM, and healthcare programs.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 23

TJX Scholarship Program

Every year the TJX Scholarship Program offers $10,000 scholarships for full-time undergraduate study to African American/Black students.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
October 25

NEWH | Atlantic City/Philadelphia Scholarship

NEWH Atlantic City/Philadelphia Scholarship awards a scholarship, ranging between $1,000 and $7,500, for an undergraduate degree in hospitality-related fields such as interior design, hospitality management, culinary arts, and architecture.

Amount
$1,000–$7,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 27
Winner announcement
December 2022

Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate Scholarships by WTS Foundation offers female students in graduate programs in the transportation field a scholarship of $10,000.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 28

UNCF/Best Buy Scholars Program For HBCU(s)

African American undergraduates at selected HBCU institutions are welcomed to apply for the much anticipated UNCF/Best Buy Scholars Program and secure their education.

Amount
$20,000–$40,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
October 29

Mildred C. Hanson SIOR Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is for junior or senior undergraduate female students enrolled in an accredited real estate, business, or finance program who intend to pursue a career in commercial real estate.

Amount
$8,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 29
Winner announcement
March 2023

Golden Door Scholars

The grant covers the four-year college fee and provides opportunities for mentorships, internships, and job placements.

Amount
$1,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
50 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 30
Winner announcement
October 2022

U.S. Bank Scholarship Program

The program offers an opportunity to build a strong and healthy financial foundation while securing a chance to win between $1,400 to $14,000 to fund your college education.

Amount
$1,500–$14,000
Scholarships awarded
7 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 30
Winner announcement
November 30, 2022

Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

The Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship for zombie fans provides a $2,000 scholarship to a zombie apocalypse enthusiast who has a sound apocalypse-survival plan.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 31
Winner announcement
January 29, 2023

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program offers 150 $20,000 scholarships for high school seniors.

Amount
$20,000
Scholarships awarded
150 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 31
Winner announcement
March 2023

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition

The VFW is committed to encouraging patriotism and investing in the next generation, offering $30,000 in college scholarships to the Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program winner.

Amount
$1,000–$30,000
Scholarships awarded
50 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 31

Don and Nancy Edwards Scholarship

High school juniors receive $6,000 per year for a four-year program. Applicants are recommended through the Upward Bound program at Delaware Technical Community College or the University of Delaware.

Amount
$6,000–$24,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 31

Pennsylvania Society of Tax & Accounting Professionals’ scholarship

The PSTAP awards the Robert T. Zalenski Memorial Scholarship, ranging from $2,000 to $3,000, to three undergraduate students majoring in accounting at an accredited Pennsylvania college or university.

Amount
$2,000–$3,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 31
Winner announcement
September 2022

National Rice Month Scholarship Contest

The National Rice Month Scholarship Contest takes place with a handsome scholarship to financially assist high school graduating seniors pursuing higher education degrees at accredited post-secondary institutions across the U.S.

Amount
$2,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 31
Winner announcement
November 23, 2022

Medical Diversity Scholarship Program

Every year, the Buckfire Law firm offers one available scholarship valued at $2,000 per recipient for undergraduate study across the United States.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 1

Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG)

The Ohio Department of Education offers its Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG) ranging from $100 to $7,000 to all undergraduate students, who demonstrate financial need, to further their education.

Amount
$100–$7,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 1

Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to one undergraduate student interested in an education in water or water operators seeking to further their professional development via college courses.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 1

Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program

The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program of $2,800 is awarded to undergraduate or graduate students interested in advancing toward doctoral study upon completing their bachelor's degree.

Amount
$2,800
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.9
Deadline
October 1

Paramount Builders, Inc. Scholarship

Paramount Builders offers the Paramount Builders, Inc. Scholarship of $1,000 to undergraduate students pursuing business management or marketing-related studies at an accredited institution every year.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
October 1

Deborah E. Trautman Future Nurse Leader Scholarship

The AACN and NursingCAS offer the Deborah E. Trautman Future Nurse Leader Scholarship of $5,500 to graduate students enrolled at AACN member schools affiliated with NursingCAS.

Amount
$5,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 1

Law School Diversity Scholarship Program

Buckfire Law firm annually offers the Law School Diversity Scholarship Program to support law school students belonging to minority groups or demonstrating a defined commitment to issues of diversity.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 1

Steel Intern Scholarships

The AIST Foundation offers awards of $7,500 and $12,000 each to 40 undergraduate and graduate students interning during the summer at a North American steel company.

Amount
$7,500–$12,000
Scholarships awarded
40 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
October 3
Winner announcement
December

“What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up” Art Contest

The “What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up” Contest of up to $1,000 is offered to three winners between pre-kindergarten to 12th-grade security for their higher education.

Amount
$250–$1,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 14

YoungArts Competition

The YoungArts Competition is a nationally acclaimed prestigious award given to talented young artists in high school wanting to make an impression in the fields of creative, literary pursuits, and visual arts.

Amount
$100–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 15

Daniels Scholarship Program

Every year, the Daniels Scholarship offers four-year renewable scholarships of up to $25,000 to about 240 graduating high school seniors in four states across the U.S.

Amount
$25,000–$100,000
Scholarships awarded
240 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 15
Winner announcement
March 2024

The Legacy Lab Foundation Scholarship

The Legacy Lab Foundation, supported by The Giving Back Fund, is seeking Black or African American students enrolled in colleges, universities, or similar institutions (technical schools) in the United States.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 24
Winner announcement
December 2023

JanSport Scholarship

Financial aid from UNCF, each valued at $4,400 will be awarded to eligible applicants pursuing a career in social science, liberal arts & sciences, arts, design, or business.

Amount
$4,400
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 27
Winner announcement
December 2023

Michael Jackson Scholarship

UNCF offers the Michael Jackson Scholarship of up to $4,000 to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in performing arts or communication at an accredited UNCF-member institution.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 27

Synovus Bank/Calvin Smyre Endowed Scholarship

Synovus Bank offers the Synovus Bank/Calvin Smyre Endowed Scholarship of $4,500 to six undergraduate students to complete their banking- and finance-related studies.

Amount
$4,500
Scholarships awarded
6 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
October 31

Good Works Scholarship

Karin Riley Porter offers $1,000 to undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in community service to further their education. There is only one winner each year.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 31

Alma Exley Scholarship

The Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in a teacher training program at a Connecticut college or university. Students in their junior or senior year and master’s students are eligible to apply.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 31

October Scholarships

You are viewing scholarships that are closing in October. With more than 30 scholarships in different categories, you have many opportunities to find the most suitable one. The processes of application and documentation may differ so double-check your application checklist before submitting.

Frequently asked questions

When should I start applying for scholarships?

Start early to get a lot of practice on your application and essay. This will give you more chances of being shortlisted or accepted. Getting an earlier start will also help you gather all the documents required for submission. 



How to apply for scholarships?

The process of application is given in the scholarship details. Commonly the scholarships require important documentation like identification, school transcripts, and financial information. Some scholarships that are specific to demographics may require you to submit heritage information.