Often, students miss out on scholarships not because they could not make the cut, but because they did not know about the opportunity in the first place. As your number one college expert partner, we have taken it upon ourselves to inform you about upcoming scholarships this month, so that you won’t miss out anymore.

#1 – AES Engineering Scholarship

Sponsor: AES Engineering
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 5, 2020

Description: This scholarship is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational institution regardless of major.

Essay Required: Yes
GPA Minimum: None

For more info and to apply visit: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

#2 – UNCF BLACK EDUCATORS SCHOLARSHIP 2020

Sponsor: United Negro College Fund
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: October 7, 2020

Description: It is a need-based, competitive scholarship program for education majoring students who attend full time at a UNCF member college or university or other accredited four-year Historically Black College & University. Students should be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or permanent residents.

Essay Required: Yes
GPA Minimum: 2.5

For more info and to apply visit: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/f677e7f2-d178-469d-9bd2-818958dcd421

#3 – Olin E. Teague Scholarship

Sponsor: The National Space Club and Foundation
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: October 12, 2020

Description: The award is presented to encourage talented young people to pursue careers in aerospace fields. To be eligible for the award, student must be graduating high school senior at an accredited U.S. high school. The student must be a U.S. Citizen. This scholarship program is intended to encourage talented young people to pursue careers in aerospace fields.

For more info and to apply visit: https://www.spaceclub.org/education/olin-teague.html

#4 – Alcohol Addiction Awareness Essay Contest

Sponsor: AlcoRehab.org
Amount:  up to $3,000
Deadline: October 12, 2020

Description: To be eligible for the contest, the applicant must be enrolled full-time in a U.S. institution for graduate or undergraduate programs. (U.S. territories are excluded). Must be U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolee and at least 18 years old.

Essay Required: Yes
GPA Minimum: No

For more info and to apply visit: https://alcorehab.org/scholarship/

#5 – CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest

Sponsor: CJ Pony Parts
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 15, 2020

Eligibility: Any current student who is a U.S. resident and will be enrolling in post-secondary education in their next semester is eligible for this scholarship. This is open to all fields of study and is not exclusive to automotive or related degrees.

Essay Required: No
Video Required: Yes
GPA Minimum: None

For more info and to apply visit: https://www.cjponyparts.com/cj-pony-parts-scholarship-video-contest

#6 – Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Pretty Photoshop Actions
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 15, 2020

Eligibility: This scholarship is open to high school seniors, in the transition to attend college/university or be a current college student in the United States or Canada. The applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to Photoshop.

Essay Required: Yes
GPA Minimum: None

For more info and to apply visit: https://www.photoshopactions.com/pages/pretty-photoshop-actions-scholarship-program

#7 – Scholarship America Dream Award

Sponsor: Scholarship Award
Amount: Up to $15,000
Deadline: October 15, 2020

Eligibility: This Scholarship is open to students who are at least 17 years of age, U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), or individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). The student must have received a high school diploma or the equivalent from a U.S. school by September 2020 and have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2021. Must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2021–22 academic year with the goal of obtaining an associate’s or first bachelor’s degree. Applicant must be a US citizen, US permanent resident, or individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) and have demonstrated financial need

Essay Required: Yes
GPA Minimum: 3.0

For more info and to apply visit: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/dreamaward/

#8 – YoungArts Competition

Sponsor: National YoungArts Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: October 16, 2020

Eligibility: Applicant must;

(a) Be a citizen of the United States or permanent resident/green card recipient.

(b) Be in grades 10–12 or 15–18 years of age on December 1 of the year you are applying.

(c) Have not already been named a YoungArts finalist and previously attended National YoungArts Week

Essay Required: No
GPA Minimum: None

For more info and to apply visit: http://www.youngarts.org/apply

#9 – Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway

Sponsor: Dr Pepper
Amount: Up to $125,000
Deadline: October 18, 2020

Eligibility: This contest is open to US citizen or legal residents between the ages of 18 and 24 years of age. Individuals can also nominate a student.

Essay Required: Yes
Video Required: Yes
GPA Minimum: None

For more info and to apply visit: https://www.drpeppertuition.com/

#10 – $1,000 October Scholarship

Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 20, 2020

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to all high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal residents of the United States and international students with valid visas. Applicant must login or create an account with Niche.

Essay Required: No
GPA Minimum: None

For more info and to apply visit: https://www.niche.com/about/scholarship-rules/october-scholarship/

#11 – Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

Sponsor: Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.
Amount: Up to $25,000
Deadline: October 25, 2020, at 12 PM EST

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in the United States who demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income). Applicant must be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.

Essay Required: Yes
Video Required: No
GPA Minimum: 2.0

For more info and to apply visit: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/

#12 – Cooke College Scholarship Program

Sponsor: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Amount: Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school
Deadline: October 30, 2020, at 11:59 PM in your time zone

Description: To be eligible for the Cooke College Scholarship, a student must be a high school senior (class of 2021) with the intention to enroll full-time in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2021. Applicants must have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above, and have demonstrated unmet financial need.

For more info and to apply visit: www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program

#13 – Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Sponsor: Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Amount: $20,000
Deadline: October 31, 2020 at 5 PM EST

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors (class of 2021) who are attending a school in the United States. Must be a U.S. Citizens (not a Temporary Resident), U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees – based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid.  Must have plans to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

Essay Required: No
Video Required: No
GPA Minimum: 3.0

For more info and to apply visit: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf

The following opportunities are being added this month because the applications may have lengthy application requirements

#14- Student Transportation Construction Industry Video Contest

Sponsor: American Road & Transportation Builders Association
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: November 30, 2020

Eligibility: Open to students in elementary school through graduate school. The student must submit a video on transportation infrastructure

Essay Required: No
Video Required: Yes
GPA Minimum: None

For more info and to apply visit: https://www.artba.org/foundation/student-video-contest/

#15 – Create Real Impact Contest

Sponsor: Impact Teen Drivers
Amount: Up to $1500
Deadline: November 12, 2020 at 4 PM PST

Description: The contest is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia or DACA recipients between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Entrants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution (secondary [middle/high] school, trade school, college, or university). The student must create an original work showcasing your idea for a SOLUTION or STRATEGY to fix the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving.

Essay Required: None
GPA Minimum: None

For more info and to apply visit: https://createrealimpact.com

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