10 Scholarships Expiring in October

Aah fall. It’s the season of crunching leaves, boots, brisk days, and everything pumpkin-flavored. Guess what it’s also the season of? Scholarships! Yes, fall kicks off the time of year when most scholarships open and begin accepting applications. To get you started, we’ve put together a list of 10 great scholarships that expire next month. Good luck!


1. Build U Scholarship

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

2. Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Award: $3,000 – $8,000      Deadline: October 1
Must be studying abroad.

3. Chefs4Students.org Culinary Grant/Scholarship

Award: $1,000      Deadline: October 1
Must be majoring in culinary arts, pastry/baking, restaurant management, dietetics, nutrition, food science, or a related area.

4. “It’s All Up to You” Scholarship Slam

Award: $1,000      Deadline: October 4
Must submit an original poem.

5. MyProjectorLamps Scholarship

Award: $500      Deadline: October 12
Must submit an essay on the use of multimedia and data visualization in the classroom.

6. Future Engineers Scholarship Program

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

7. “Say NO to Bullying” Contest

Award: $300 – $800      Deadline: October 21
Must submit a video portraying what they would do to make a stand against bullying.

8. Horatio Alger National Scholarships

Award: $20,000      Deadline: October 25
Must have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives.

9. Activ8 Scholarship

Award: varies      Deadline: October 28
Must be Latino students who demonstrate financial need.

10. Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

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

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