There are many scholarships grants to apply to with an October deadline. Below you may find one which resonates with you, and if so, submit your application quickly to get it in by the October submission end date!
National Rice Month Scholarship Program
If you like Rice, you may like this particular scholarship. It’s offered by USA Rice Application deadline is October 15th. There is a $4,000 first place award, 2nd place of $3,000, and 3rd place worth $1,500. Open to all high school graduating seniors only in specified rice-growing states. Read the guideline here to see if this is your cup of tea.
Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship
Ages 16-19 students attending an accredited school can submit their essay on how a viewed particular show inspired their dreams. A $1,000 grand prize is awarded.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
If you plan on studying abroad & you are eligible for the Federal Pell Grant look into this program. Awards will differ; but are well worth the time to apply to this most prestigious educational award!
Undergraduate Scholarship Program from the CIA
Applicants first must show financial need and be 18 years old US citizen for chance to win a $18,000 prize which includes an opportunity to work in Washington DC.
Doodle 4 Google Scholarships
This $30,000 scholarship given by Google is very interesting. If your Doodle artwork is selected by Google, it will be shown on the Google home page and you receive the 30K. Your Doodle must have the word Google incorporated into somehow to win.
Scholarship Program from Future Engineers
This program is actually sponsored by Kelly Services and it’s a $5,000 scholarship grant. Students must be presently attending college, their 2nd or 3rd year in the US or Canada and in the school of engineering with a 3.0 GPA.
Get Educated Online College Scholarship Grants
This award is for those enrolled in an online program in the US with a 3.0 GPA and must submit an essay. Based on both merit and financial need. You don’t see many scholarships to help pay for online only courses!
JEN Scholarships for Jazz Students
Scholarship grant award amounts vary, but students with a love of Jazz may want to learn more. High school as well as college students can apply but you should have some talent in Jazz.
Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway Scholarships
This program has awarded more than 7 million in scholarships grants. 18-24 years to apply with a short essay on a goal they have. Up to 100K in scholarships grants! A unique scholarship program!
CertifiedBackground.com Scholarship Program
Nurses enrolled in a high education program with a GPA of 3.2. Eight student scholarships worth $ 5,000 each are given away.
Buildium’s Women in Technology Scholarship
Women must submit a 1000 word essay about the women you admire the most in the product design or software engineering or development field for a chance to win $2,500. There is one in the fall, and another one in the springtime! Must be in this field in college to apply.
Win $1,000 by submitting a photo that YOU created inspired by the auto industry. Sounds simple enough! Apply if you are aged 16-18, and enrolled in post-secondary education in the coming semester.
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarships
150 students can win $20,000 in scholarships and grants every year. If you are a senior in HS US citizen, plan on attending college, and a 3.0 GPA junior year in HS, make plans to apply.
National Poetry Competition
About $10,000 in scholarships are doled out by submitting your poetry. Must be 17 years old to apply with other little restrictions to enter.
Veterans United Foundation Scholarships for Servicemen & Family
Twenty $2,000 grants and scholarships are awarded out to service members & their families who are currently pursuing a higher degree. Must be current active service member, veteran of the US armed services, spouse/child/surviving spouse of a service member or Veteran can apply only. Essay based award.
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
A $2,000 scholarship is awarded by submitting an 250 word essay about surviving a Zombie attack.
We hope that you found at least one of the above scholarships & grants that inspired you to apply!