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October Scholarships

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October Scholarships


2017 Youth Awards Hispanic Heritage Grants - Deadline Oct. 15, 2019

  • Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2019
  • Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale
  • Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2020-2021
  • Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
  • If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient’s expense
  • Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA


AES Engineering Scholarship Program - Deadline October 6, 2019

How to Apply: Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:
When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?  
Amount of award: $500.00 Submit essay to:
There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.

Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.


United States Senate Youth Program-Deadline October 5, 2019

The annual program will be held in Washington, D.C., from March 2 – 9, 2020. Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington experiencing their national government in action. Student delegates will hear major policy addresses by Senators, cabinet members, officials from the Departments of State and Defense and directors of other federal agencies, as well as participate in a meeting with a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. All transportation, hotel and meal expenses will be provided by The Hearst Foundations. In addition, each delegate will also be awarded a $10,000 College Scholarship for undergraduate studies, with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science. 


Be Discovered-Apply to YoungArts Deadline Oct. 12, 2019

YoungArts identifies and nurtures emerging artists ages 15-18 (or in grades 10-12) in the visual, literary, design and performing arts.  Winners in cinematic arts, dance, design, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and writing are provided once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, significant access to scholarships and national recognition.  YoungArts ensures the nation’s most outstanding young artists are encouraged – at critical junctures in their lives – to pursue careers in the arts.

  • Up to $10,000 in monetary awards
  • Master classes with world-renowned artists
  • Become eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts

  • Receive a lifetime of mentoring and professional support with a rich network of peers

  • ​Connect to educational and artistic development opportunities


Wendy's High School Heisman-Deadline October 17, 2019

The Wendy’s High School Heisman Program is committed to helping every student achieve his or her best. Winning can help open up doors for you and create new opportunities. And all students can take advantage of the Program’s resources for making the transition from high school to college. 


Horatio Alger Scholarship Deadline Oct. 25, 2019

 Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior with plans to attend a college in the United States in the fall of 2015. 
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution. (**Students may begin their studies in a two year institution and then transfer to a four year institution. 
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0


Coca Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship - Deadline: Oct. 31, 2019

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2018-2019 academic school year
  • U.S. Citizens, 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 eligibility
  • Will receive high school diploma during current academic year
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution


2017 National Rice Month  Scholarship Contest - Deadline October 31, 2019

Scholarship contest entrants are encouraged to use video and photography to tell the story of U.S. grown rice. Creative students can also use PowerPoint, Prezi or any visual presentation tool, so long as the total run time of the piece does not exceed three minutes.

High school graduating students from rice-growing states — Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas — are eligible for the three scholarship prizes, sponsored by Dow AgroSciences, totaling $8,500. Contest entries will be judged on creativity, quality, popularity and effectiveness in promoting U.S.-grown rice, NRM and the importance of rice in the student's state. Sample topics include: Rice production, nutrition, sustainability and marketing or promotion.



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