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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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14 Scholarships with August Deadlines

We here at Cappex sure hope you’re enjoying your summer so far! We also wanted to remind you that, because you may have a bit more free time than usual, it’s a great time to apply for scholarships. So we’ve put together for you this great list of scholarships that expire in August. Good luck!

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1. Domo Scholarship for Business Management

Deadline: August 1 Award: $2,500
Must be studying business management and demonstrate an interest in analytics

2. ALBA George Watt Prize Essay Contest

Deadline: August 1 Award: $250
Must submit an essay or thesis chapter about a given historical topics

3. Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Education Support Awards

Deadline: August 1 Award: $3,000
Must be a low-income parent of at least one minor child

4. ARTBA’s Student Transportation Video Contest

Deadline: August 1 Award: $500
Must create an original video examining any aspect of transportation in the United States

5. Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award

Deadline: August 1 Award: $5,000 – $10,000
Must be majoring in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life science field

6. DoSomething.org’s The Hunt

Deadline: August 4 Award: $10,000
Must discover and complete seven different challenges to make an impact in your community.

7. Official Penny Arcade Scholarship

Deadline: August 15 Award: $10,000
Must intend to enter the game industry in some capacity.

8. Milbank Diversity Scholars Program

Deadline: August 15 Award: $25,000
Must be enrolled in law school

9. American Indian Services Scholarship

Deadline: August 15 Award: varies
Must be Native American and affiliated with a Native American tribe

10. Atlanta Dental Spa Scholarship

Deadline: August 18 Award: $1,000
Must be a registered student

11. Women in Public Finance Scholarship

Deadline: August 25 Award: $3,000
Must be a woman interested in a career related to public finance

12. AFSA Second Chance Scholarship Contest

Deadline: August 27 Award: $1,000
Must take a ten-question, multiple-choice, open-book test on an essay about automatic fire sprinklers

13. Linda Lael Miller Scholarships for Women

Deadline: August 29 Award: $1,000
Must be a woman 25 years of age or older

14. Luis E. Torres Scholarship Award

Deadline: August 31 Award: $500 – $1,000
Must have overcome a medical hardship in pursuit of higher education

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