October Scholarships

 

Southern Scholarship Foundation — RENT-free housing for FSU, Florida A&M, UF, FGCU, TCC, and Sante Fe CC

SSF provides rent-free scholarship housing for qualified stduents demonstrating acdemic achievement (3.0 GPA), financial need (from FAFSA), and good character. There are 26 scholarship houses thoruhout the state of Florida —

There is NO deadline to submit an application. However, you are encouraged to submit your completed online application early in order to have a greater chance of receiving a scholarship.

Applications are accepted year-round. However, for early on-campus housing requests, the priority deadlines are:

April 1st for Fall semester

October 31st for Spring semester

www.southernscholarship.org<

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WENDYs High School Heisman

Recognizing and outstanding male and female high school student who excels in academics, athletics, and leadership.

Seniors apply now at: (first 2,500 entries gets a free $10 gift card!)http://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/about/program-timeline/

Deadline: October 3, 2016

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Young Arts Scholarship Award

Provides individual awards of up to $10,000. Gives national recognition of artistic excellence to students, teachers, and schools. Provides winner with an all-expenses paid weeklong learning and performance intensive in Miami Florida.

Students in grades 10-12 are welcome to apply http://www.youngarts.org/apply

 YoungArts staff members are available to answer questions by phone at 800-970-ARTS(2787) or via email

Deadline: October 14, 2016

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AES Scholarship

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at

http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. DEADLINE: October 6, 2016 Application available at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

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American Geological Institute

The American Geological Institute is sponsoring a photography contest to celebrate Earth Science Week 2015. The photography theme for this year is “Earth Systems Interacting” Maximum Award: $300, a copy of AGI’s Faces of Earth DVD, and the winner’s photograph on the Earth Science Week website. Deadline is Oct. 14, 2016

  • Eligibility: Interested residents of the United States of any age.

http://www.earthsciweek.org/contests/photography/index.html

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Coca Cola Scholarship

The Program will award 250 scholarships. Selection will emphasize students who are well-rounded individuals with highly developed interests in their communities. Students must have demonstrated leadership, a commitment to community, academic achievement, and employment. APPLICANTS MUST BE:

  • CURRENT high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools);
  • U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Temporary Residents (in a legalization program); Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees;
  • anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application;
  • planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution;
  • carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.

DEADLINE October 31, 2016
Application available at http://www.coca-colascholars.org.

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Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship

1. Scholarship Amount: $1,000
2. Submissions must be received by October 15th
3. Submissions must be sent to the web form at the above listed site or can be sent via mail.
4. Applicants must be 16-19 years of age
5. The essay topic for our annual scholarship is, “How (*Enter Your Show*) Inspired Me to Realize My Dreams.” Don’t be afraid to be creative or let your personality shine! We want to hear your unique voice! You may include a short personal statement at the end of your essay if preferred, but it is not a requirement. In the event that you have not seen a Branson Show, you may research and use your creativity.
6. Selected finalist will have award paid directly to the institution they are enrolled in.

http://www.bransonshowtickets.com/scholarship/

Due:  October 15, 2016

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 Horatio Alger Scholarship

If integrity, determination and courage describe you- then, you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. Our scholarship rewards students who possess the character to succeed in life. We help students overcome the financial barriers of pursuing higher education. To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to go to college. Apply atwww.horatioalger.org/scholarships.
Amount: Receive up to $20,000 for college
Due: The application will be open with a rolling deadline until all awards have been given out