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22 Scholarships Expiring in November

thankfulNovember’s a time to be thankful. It’s easy to be thankful for our family and friends, but it’s also important to remember to be thankful for the opportunity to pursue an education. Take advantage of that opportunity by applying for a few of these scholarships with deadlines in November!

1. Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program

Deadline: November 1      Award: $1,000 – $30,000
Must submit an essay and a recording on the topic, “Why Veterans are Important to our Nation’s History and Future”

2. HubShout Online Marketing Scholarship

Deadline: November 1      Award: $1,000
Must be working toward a business or marketing career that will involve online marketing

3. Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Student Essay Contest

Deadline: November 3      Award: $50 – $300
Must write an essay on a given topic related to diversity in America

4. George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest

Deadline: November 3      Award: $250 – $1,000
Must submit a piece of artwork portraying a North American game bird or animal that can be legally hunted or trapped

5. AGC Education and Research Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: November 3      Award: $2,500
Must be majoring in construction or construction-related engineering

6. Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Deadline: November 4      Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Must have made a difference through volunteering

7. Intel Science Talent Search Awards

Deadline: November 12      Award: $1,000 – $100,000
Must present a scientific report about research of their choosing in the areas of science, math, engineering, and/or medicine

8. Maryknoll Essay Contest

Deadline: November 14      Award: $150 – $1,000
Must submit an essay on the topic, “Have courage. Go forward. Make noise.”

9. PBA Sally Beauty Scholarship

Deadline: November 14      Award: $1,000
Must be pursuing a career in cosmetology

10. EESC STEM Poster Contest

Deadline: November 14      Award: $50 – $200
Must be Hispanic students currently enrolled in an eligible degree program

11. James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: November 15      Award: $2,500
Must be student photographers

12. American Indian Services Scholarship

Deadline: November 15      Award: varies
Must be Native Americans enrolled in college

13. Bill Kane Scholarship

Deadline: November 15      Award: $1,000
Must be enrolled in a health education program

14. Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards

Deadline: November 15      Award: $10,000
Must be women who provide the primary financial support for their family

15. AAHD Scholarship Program

Deadline: November 15      Award: $1,000
Must have a documented disability

16. Delphix Technology Scholarship for Women

Deadline: November 16      Award: $5,000
Must be women pursuing a technical degree (science, mathematics, information technology, etc.)

17. First Freedom Student Competition

Deadline: November 17      Award: $2,500
Must submit an essay or video examining the history and current-day relevance of religious freedom

18. Center for Alcohol Policy Analysis Essay Contest

Deadline: November 17      Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Must submit an essay on a given topic related to prohibition

19. DefensiveDriving.com Scholarship

Deadline: November 21      Award: $1,500
Must submit a video about defensive driving

20. Out to Protect Scholarship

Deadline: November 28      Award: $500 – $1,000
Must identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or a straight ally, and be pursuing a career in law enforcement

21. Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest Scholarships

Deadline: November 28      Award: $500 – $2,000
Must participate in the annual duck calling contest in Stuttgart, Arkansas

22. Academic Publication Program Scholarship

Deadline: November 30      Award: $5,000
Must develop and submit an idea for high-quality, high-volume software for public use

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13 Scholarships Expiring in October

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It’s finally fall! We know that a lot of you recently went back to school, so we wanted to remind you to keep filling out those scholarship applications! Here are 13 scholarships that are expiring in October. Don’t miss these great scholarship opportunities!

1. Build U Scholarship

Deadline: October 1      Award: $2,000
Must be majoring in product design, interaction design, engineering, or computer science

2. Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Deadline: October 1      Award: $10,000
Must be classical musicians, vocalists, and/or composers

3. Students with Heart Scholarship

Deadline: October 1      Award: $500 – $6,000
Must have cardiac disease or a cardiac deformity

4. Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Deadline: October 7      Award: $3,000 – $8,000
Must be studying abroad

5. MyProjectorLamps Scholarship

Deadline: October 13      Award: $500
Must submit an essay on the use of multimedia and data visualization in the classroom

6. HotelsCheap General Scholarship for Higher Learning

Deadline: October 15      Award: $1,500
Must answer four personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions

7. Future Engineers Scholarship Program

Deadline: October 15      Award: $5,000
Must be majoring in engineering

8. National Collegiate Cancer Foundation Legacy Scholarship

Deadline: October 15      Award: $1,000
Must have lost a parent or guardian to cancer

9. CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Deadline: October 15      Award: $18,000
Must commit to working at the CIA in Washington, DC, on summer breaks and after college graduation

10. La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: October 15      Award: $250 – $1,000
Must be Hispanic students currently enrolled in an eligible degree program

11. Williams-Mystic/Joseph Conrad Ocean Essay Contest

Deadline: October 24      Award: $500
Must submit an essay on a given topic related to the ocean

12. Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program

Deadline: October 25      Award: $22,000
Must demonstrate critical financial need and have faced and overcome great obstacles

13. Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

Deadline: October 31      Award: $10,000 – $20,000
Must be current high school or homeschooled seniors

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12 Scholarships Expiring in September

beachSummer is almost over and fall is on its way. You probably have just a little bit of free time left before your classes begin for the upcoming semester. Somewhere in between end-of-summer parties, school shopping, and everything else on your checklist, try to fit in some time to apply for a few of these great scholarship opportunities!

1. American Academy of Chefs College Scholarships

Deadline: September 1      Award: varies
Must be majoring in culinary or pastry arts

2. ABFSE National Scholarship

Deadline: September 1      Award: $500 – $2,500
Must be majoring in funeral service or mortuary science

3. Arthur M. Godfrey Aviation Foundation General Aviation Scholarship Competition

Deadline: September 1      Award: $5,000 – $10,000
Must be studying aviation

4. NEWH Icon of Industry Scholarship Award

Deadline: September 15      Award: $3,500 – $5,000
Must be pursuing a career in the hospitality industry

5. Asian Women in Business Scholarship

Deadline: September 15      Award: $2,500 – $5,000
Must be women of at least 50% Asian or Pacific Islander ancestry

6. Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

Deadline: September 15      Award: $1,000
Must be of Hispanic/Latino descent

7. Heather Burns Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: September 22      Award: varies
Must have sickle cell anemia disease or another life-threatening disease (lupus, diabetes, etc)

8. QuestBridge National College Match Scholarships

Deadline: September 26      Award: Full tuition
Must demonstrate outstanding academic ability despite facing economic challenges

9. Latham Diversity Scholars

Deadline: September 26      Award: $10,000
Must be enrolled in law school and intend to practice law in a major US city

10. Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology Scholarship Awards

Deadline: September 30      Award: $1,000 – $100,000
Must undertake an individual or team research project related to math, science, and/or technology

11. Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship

Deadline: September 30      Award: $1,000 – $10,000
Must be minorities who are enrolled in a technical degree program

12. “Launch Your Dreams” Scholarship Competition

Deadline: September 30      Award: $2,500
Must be US veterans and/or spouses and children of veterans

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