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) MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor: UNCF | MetLife Foundation

Amount: $7,333

Deadline: October 28, 2021

Description: The applicant must be classified as a college junior majoring in business, finance, or accounting. Should have completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, demonstrated unmet financial need as verified by your college or university and be enrolled full-time at an accredited HBCU.

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: 3.0

For more info and to apply visit: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/d8732a1c-baa4-4da6-96a3-7d8d6ec63b18

2) Create Real Impact Contest

Sponsor: Impact Teen Drivers

Amount: Up to $1500

Deadline: November 3, 2021

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). 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. This could be in form of creative writing, video, graphic design, music or Spanish.

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

3) Maryknoll Student Essay Contest

Sponsor: Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: November 15, 2021

Eligibility: This contest is open to students enrolled in grades 6-12 who are residents of one of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or a province of Canada (except Quebec). Applicants must submit an essay with a “good news” story from your own life and explain how it reflects the “good news” message of Jesus. Entries should be 500-750 words.

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: No

For more info and to apply visit: https://maryknollsociety.org/essay/ 

4) $1,000 November Scholarship

Sponsor: Niche

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November 20, 2021

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States. Applicant must be either:  (1) at least eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states or commonwealths where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, then such legal age of majority) at the time of entry; or (2) at least thirteen (13) years of age at the time of entry and have a parent’s or legal guardian’s consent and supervision to use Niche.com and enter this Sweepstakes. 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/colleges/scholarship/november-scholarship/ 

5) Innovation in Education Scholarship


Sponsor: LATutors
Amount:  $500

Deadline: November 20, 2021 (The 20th of every month).
Description: To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be a high school or college student in the United States or Canada. Must be a citizen, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicants must submit an essay and letter of recommendation.

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: 3.0

For more info and to apply visit: https://www.latutors123.com/scholarships/innovation-in-education// 

6) Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

Sponsor: Cappex

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November, 30 2021 (Last day of every month).

Description: To enter, you must create a Cappex account. The scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are enrolled (or planning to enroll in the next 12 months) as a high school student or college undergraduate.

Essay Required: No

GPA Minimum: None

For more info and to apply visit: https://new.cappex.com/register/scholarship/info/?scholarshipID=gp&code=HO1763-5-&utm_source=1763&utm_medium=Affiliates&utm_campaign=5

Or use this short link CAPPEX Scholarship

7) Education Matters Scholarship

Sponsor: Education Dynamics

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: November 30, 2021

Eligibility: This award is for U.S. students. Applicants must be 14 years of age or older to apply, must be a legal U.S. resident, and reside in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Submit an online written response to the question: “What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?” (250 words or less) 

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: None

For more info and to apply visit: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/education-matters-scholarship 

8) National Corn Growers Association Photo Contest

Sponsor: National Corn Growers Association

Amount: Up $500

Deadline: November 30, 2021

Eligibility: The contest is open to legal residents of the United States. Applicant must submit a photo that helps to tell the story of farming field corn in America. Participants can submit photos in the following categories: Scenery/Landscape, The Farm Family Lifestyle, Growing Field Corn, Farming Challenges, SHP’s Conservation, Corn, and Little Farmers.

Essay Required: No

Photo Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: None

For more info and to apply visit: https://www.fields-of-corn.com/ 

9) Smithsonian.com Photo Contest

Sponsor: Smithsonian Magazine

Amount: Up to $2,500

Deadline: November 30, 2021

Eligibility: Contest is open to individuals worldwide who are at least 18 years of age. Contestant can submit photos in the categories of Natural World, Travel, People, The American Experience, Altered Images, or Mobile.

Essay Required: No

Photo Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: None

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

10) “In the Driver’s Seat” Scholarship

Sponsor: National Driving and Traffic School

Amount: $3,000

Deadline: November 30, 2021

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school, university, or college. Applicants must submit an essay on given topics related to driver safety.

*What is the importance of driver education in reducing the number of deaths as a result of driving? 

*What steps can be taken to reduce the number of deaths related to driving? 

*Have you ever had an experience of being in a car accident or have seen your friends or family members driving irresponsibly? 

*What steps can you take to be a better and safer driver as well as help others become safer on the road? 

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: None

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

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