Scholarships are one of the easiest ways to receive money for college. Yes, many scholarships require a writing piece, but the price is worth your time. Think of it as getting paid hundreds of dollars per hour of work – is that motivating? Check out these scholarships with deadlines in October!
Internet of Things Scholarship – $1,000; October 1, 2017
Write a 400-600 word essay on how internet connectivity has evolved, will continue to evolve, and how you are going to keep all your connected devices secure for both personal and business purposes.
Debt.com Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship Applicants – $500; October 1, 2017
Apply for as many scholarships as possible and then send debt.com all of the confirmation emails you received. A short letter telling them about yourself is also needed.
Millennial Scholarship Program – $1,000; October 1, 2017
Open to students currently enrolled full-time studying business, technology, engineering, or finance. Submit a 500-word essay or a two-minute video on the following topic: “Legacy companies have been entrenched in their industry for many years. How do Millennials see themselves contributing to help the company gain a competitive advantage?”
Students with Heart Scholarship – $6,000; October 1, 2017
Applicants will need an official transcript from their current academic institution, one letter of recommendation from a previous or current professor, and a personal statement of no more than 2,000 words and no less than 500 words.
Quitday.org Scholarship – $2,000; October 1, 2017
Applicants must submit a typed essay (1,000-1,500 words) answering four questions that highlight your vision of a smoke-free world.
Pix Wireless Scholarship – $1,000; October 1, 2017
Submit a 600 words essay on a topic that we will assign.
Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research – $1,000; October 1, 2017
Only undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in degree seeking programs may apply.
Greek U’s Proud to be Greek Scholarship – $1,500; October 1, 2017
Submit a 500-word essay on the following topic: How has joining a fraternity or sorority changed your life? Please include one or two photos that you feel best represent your love for your organization!
RentLingo Dream Big Scholarship – $1,000; October 1, 2017
Write an essay about your dream job in 750 words or less.
Parking Solutions Scholarship – $1,000; October 15, 2017
Write a 500 word essay that is original, creative, and persuasive on the subject of technology innovation in parking solutions.
MP Mallorca Properties Scholarship – $1,500; October 15, 2017
Submit a 600 word essay on what you learned from your parents about personal finances. You can write about topics having to do with making money, budgeting, paying bills, saving money, investing, the pros and cons of investing in real estate or anything else your parents may have taught you about managing your money.
Bytesout Internet Marketing Scholarship – $2,500; October 21, 2017
Submit a 1,000 word essay that shows us through your words that you are going to use the scholarship to help fund your education and become a productive member of society.
Above Ground Pool Scholarship – $500; October 24, 2017
Submit a 1,000 words essay on the topics related to this site (you can choose to write about swimming, related summer activities or pools).
Innovation Inspiration Scholarship – $5,000; October 31, 2017
Inspire kids by making vision boards showing diverse scientists. Must live in the US and be 25 years or younger.
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship – $2,000; October 31, 2017
Submit a short online written response (250 words or less) on your plan to avoid the zombies, where you would hide (or maybe you wouldn’t need to), and the top five things you would bring to stay alive.
I have listed 15 scholarships here for you, but there are many more on our Scholarship Database, including more with October 2017 deadlines. Here in the Financial Aid Office, we are updating the database daily!
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams” -Eleanor Roosevelt.
Reach for your dreams and apply for a scholarship today!