October Scholarships

on August 30, 2017

October is just around the corner. Be sure to apply for these scholarships that have October deadlines.


Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize


Awards: Varies
Deadline: October 1
Description: This scholarship is for undergraduate women who excel in mathematics. Nominees must be U.S. citizens or attending school in the country. Any member of the mathematical community can nominate students. See website for instructions on submitting nominations.


Wendy's High School Heisman Award


Awards: Varies
Deadline: October 2
Description: This scholarship is for male and female student athletes who exhibit excellence in the classroom, on the playing field and within their communities. Applicants must be high school seniors during the 2017-2018 academic year, have at least a 3.0 GPA and participate in at least one of 47 sports. Applicants should work hard, be dedicated and have become role models for underclassmen.


Create Real Impact: It Can Wait Video Challenge


Award: Varies
Deadline: October 6
Description: Applicants are asked to submit an original video, 90 seconds or shorter, focusing on the dangers of reckless or distracted driving, specifically phone-based distractions. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution.


Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program


Award: Varies
Deadline: October 31
Description: This scholarship program is an audio-essay contest. To qualify, applicants must be high school students in grades nine through 12 and be enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States or its territories. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit an essay and a recording on the following theme: "American History: Our Hope for the Future." Winners will be determined based on originality, content and delivery.

StudySoup Women in Technology Scholarship


Award: $2,000

Deadline: October 31
Description: This scholarship is for women who are enrolled in computer science and/or computer programming. Applicants must be at least 16 years old and either currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year or currently are attending an accredited university or college.

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