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SCHOLARSHIP CALENDAR MONTH BY MONTH: OCTOBER

CALENDARIO DE BECAS POR MES: OCTUBRE

OCTOBER DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIPS


Future Engineers Scholarship Program

Deadline: October 15     Award: $5,000     Eligible Grades: College sophomore – College junior

This scholarship is for full-time undergraduate students who will hold sophomore or junior status during the 2015 calendar year. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States during the 2015 calendar year and be accepted into a School of Engineering. Scholarships will not be awarded to freshman or seniors who will be graduating on or before June 2015. Applicants also must have a 3.0 GPA and be US citizens, resident aliens, or in the case of candidates from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, a US national. Criteria for consideration include providing documented proof/verification of acceptance into the College of Engineering, outstanding potential to excel, and an intention to pursue a career in the field of engineering. To apply visit:  http://www.kellyservices.us/US/Careers/Kelly-Engineering-Resources/Future-Engineers-Scholarship-Program/#.U8HPTvldWI8  see application material on the right column menu.

INTERNATIONAL DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP & FELLOWSHIP IN JEWISH FIELDS

Deadline: October 31st             Award: $10,000

This scholarship is for graduate students specializing in a Jewish field. To qualify, applicants must be registered in a doctoral program at a recognized university and have had their dissertation approved. The purpose of the Foundation's Doctoral Scholarship Program is to help train qualified individuals for careers in Jewish scholarship and research, and to help Jewish educational, religious, and communal workers obtain advanced training for leadership positions. Download the application brochure for more information about qualifications and how to appy.

International Fellowship in Jewish Studies and Jewish Culture

The purpose of the Foundation's Fellowship Program is to assist well-qualified individuals in carrying out an independent scholarly, literary or art project, in a field of Jewish specialization, which makes a significant contribution to the understanding, preservation, enhancement or transmission of Jewish culture.Download the application brochure for more information about qualifications and how to appy.

Applicants must submit documentation of the university’s approval for the scholarship or fellowship no later than October 31st.   To apply visit http://www.mfjc.org/support/howto.html

Raymond Davis Scholarship in the field of imaging

Deadline: October 1st         Award:  $1,000

This scholarship is for undergraduate students who have completed two academic years of study and for graduate-level students. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have an academic and/or research focus in a field related to imaging. Applicants must be full-time students at an accredited institution pursuing an academic degree. Applicants do not have to be members of IS&T.  To apply visit:  http://www.imaging.org/ist/membership/davis.cfm?AwardCode=RS

FINANCIAL SUCCESS FOR SINGLE MOTHERS SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: October 1                        Award: $750              Eligibility: Doesn't require citizenship

Financial Success For Single Mothers Scholarship requires a single mother to be enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, four year college, or graduate school; with a minimum 2.3 college G.P.A; and be at least 18 years of age.  To apply online and for more information visit:  http://paymaster.co/financial-success-single-mothers-scholarship/

FINANCIAL GROWTH FOR LGBTQ SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: October 15                                Award: $750             Eligibility: Doesn't require citizenship

Financial Growth for LGBTQ Scholarship requires that a student who identifies as LGBTQ be enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, four year college, or graduate school; with a minimum 2.3 college G.P.A; and be at least 18 years of age.  To apply online or for more information, visit:  http://paymaster.co/financial-growth-lgbtq-scholarship/

COURAGE TO GROW SCHOLARSHIPS IS AWARDED EVERY MONTH OF THE YEAR

Deadline: August 31                     Award: $500          

Candidate must be a junior or senior in high school or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. U.S. citizens only. Easy application online. Brief essay. For more information and to apply, visit:  http://couragetogrowscholarship.com/

Deadline: October 24            Award: $50 to $10,000
Are you a fan of Ayn Rand or willing to read the book Atlas Shrugged? If so, you could win up to $10,000 toward your college education just for answering one of three essay questions about the book. Your essay will be judged on both style and content; the contest is open to high school seniors, undergraduate students, and grad students, and several winners will receive awards ranging from $50 to $10,000.  To apply visit: http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/AtlasShrugged.aspx

Marshall Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 1     Award: $1,000

This scholarship is awarded to American students to enable them to study in the United Kingdom.  To qualify, applicants must be US citizens, have a bachelor's degree from a four-year US college, and have a minimum 3.7 GPA. See website for more information. To applly visit:  http://www.marshallscholarship.org/applications/apply


George J. Mitchell Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 1     Award: Full Tuition

This scholarship is for students between the ages of 18 and 29 who hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. The scholarship is for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by colleges and universities in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Scholarship applicants are judged on academic excellence, leadership, and a sustained commitment to service and community. Scholarship award includes tuition, housing, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend. Applicants must be US citizens.

To apply visit: 

http://www.us-irelandalliance.org/content/368/en/Application%20is%20Open.html


Students with Heart Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 1      Award: $6,000   renewable

This scholarship is for students who have cardiac disease or a cardiac deformity. To qualify, applicants must be entering or currently attending a US post-secondary institution as undergraduate or graduate students and maintain a minimum status of part-time (six credits). Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and be US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents. A letter from a licensed physician, official transcripts, letter of recommendation, and personal statement are required. To apply visit:  http://www.studentswithheart.org/scholarships.html


Cochlear Americas Graeme Clark Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 1     Award: $2,000  renewable

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors to mature aged students who have been accepted to a university, and current undergraduate and graduate university students.

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be hearing impaired and have a Nucleus Cochlear Implant. Applicants must have applied to or be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or technical school and have a 2.5 GPA or better. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and a demonstrated commitment to the Cochlear ideals of leadership and humanity. Applicants must be residents of the United States or Canada.  To apply visit:  http://www.cochlear.com/wps/wcm/connect/us/recipients/nucleus-6/nucleus-6-support-and-community/scholarships/scholarship-details/scholarships


George Bartol Memorial Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Oct 1     Award: $3,000  renewable

This scholarship is for students who have a parent battling a primary brain tumor or who have a parent who has passed away as a result of a primary brain tumor.  The tumor must have originated in the brain. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be accepted for full-time enrollment at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be eligible to receive the scholarship for at least two terms (Spring, Summer, or Fall of the same year). Students who are currently in high school should wait until they have entered their selected college or university. Applicants must show proof of good standing with a 2.5 GPA or better and be between the ages of 18 and 23 years old. Student essays, grades, letters of recommendation, and financial need will be considered when awarding this scholarship. To apply download the PDF with instructions: HERE!   or the Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/George-Bartol-Memorial-Scholarship-Fund/164363063581407


Build U. Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 1     Award: $2,000

This scholarship is for students in good standing at an accredited public or private university.

To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in a product design, interaction design, engineering, or computer science program. Applicants must also be at least 18 years of age. To apply, applicants must write an essay of 1,000 words that explains how having a shared set of beliefs is important for building a great company.  To apply visit:  http://www.buildium.com/buildiums-build-u-scholarship/


Bridging Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 8     Award: $4,000

This scholarship is for undergraduate students who are participating in study abroad programs in Japan.  Students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply; Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Applicants must be US citizens and must be enrolled as undergraduates in a college or university in the United States before and during the time they are studying abroad. Summer study abroad programs are not eligible. Note that your application materials must be received, not postmarked, by the application deadline. To apply visit: http://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/scholarships


Two Year/Community College BEA Award

Deadline: Oct 14     Award: $1,500

This scholarship is for full-time college freshmen and sophomores who are communications majors studying an area of broadcasting at a BEA Member two-year college. Some of the Missouri/Illinois area colleges members of the BEA are: Webster University, University of Central Missouri,  Southwestern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Southwestern Illinois University in Carbondale, Missouri State University, among others. See the list of college members on the website as well as application requirements visiting: http://www.beaweb.org/scholarships.htm


Richard Eaton Foundation Award

Deadline: Oct 14     Award: $1,500

This scholarship is for full-time college graduate students who are communications majors studying an area of broadcasting at a BEA Member college. To qualify, applicants should be able to show substantial evidence of superior academic performance and potential to be outstanding electronic media professionals. There should be compelling evidence that the applicants possess high integrity and a well-articulated sense of personal and professional responsibility. To apply visit:  http://www.beaweb.org/scholarships.htm


American Concrete Institute Foundation

Deadline: Oct 15     Award: $3,000

This scholarship is for students enrolled in a bachelor's degree program from an accredited institution of higher education. The undergraduate study program shall be in the area of concrete with an emphasis on structural design, materials, construction, or any combination thereof and must be ABET-accredited or a mutually recognized program by ABET. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be full-time undergraduates at the time of applying for and receiving the scholarship. To apply visit:  http://test.scholarshipcouncil.org/Application-Process/Undergraduate-Scholarship/Undergraduate-Scholarship-Details


Future Engineers Scholarship Program

Deadline: Oct 15     Award: $5,000

This scholarship is for full-time undergraduate students who will hold sophomore or junior status during the next calendar year.  To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States during the 2015 calendar year and be accepted into a School of Engineering. Scholarships will not be awarded to freshman or seniors who will be graduating on or before June 2015. Applicants also must have a 3.0 GPA and be US citizens, resident aliens, or in the case of candidates from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, a US national. Criteria for consideration include providing documented proof/verification of acceptance into the College of Engineering, outstanding potential to excel, and an intention to pursue a career in the field of engineering.

To apply visit:  http://www.kellyservices.us/EngineeringScholarships/#.VDE9R_ldW0w


Hal Leonard Collegiate Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 15     Award: $1,000

This scholarship is for deserving university students entering or continuing their collegiate jazz studies.  Applicants should demonstrate financial need related to college tuition and/or school related expenses. Recipients must participate in a jazz class or ensemble during the school year after the scholarship is granted. Recipients also must volunteer at the Annual JEN Conference in the year of nomination (students age 18 and up only).   To apply visit:  http://www.jazzednet.org/node/1300


Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 15     Award: $1,500

This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate student members of SHAPE America (graduate students may join at the time of application if not members already) who are majoring in the field of health, physical education, recreation, or dance. To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in a matriculated full-time master's or doctoral program and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. Scholarships are awarded based on scholastic proficiency; evidence of leadership; school, community, and professional activity/service; and character attributes.  To apply visit:  http://www.shapeamerica.org/scholarships/abernathyscholarship.cfm


Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students

Deadline: Oct 20     Award: $5,000

This scholarship is for minorities who are enrolled as full-time college undergraduate students.  To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be majoring in actuarial science or mathematics with the goal of pursuing an actuarial career. Applicants must have passed at least one actuarial exam and completed at least 24 semester hours. If selected, applicants must complete one summer internship at Mutual of Omaha's home office in Omaha, Nebraska, and therefore, must be willing to relocate to Omaha, Nebraska, for the summer. All applicants must be US citizens, permanent residents, or recipients of refugee status from the US Department of Homeland Security. To apply visit: http://www.mutualofomaha.com/documents/careers/actuarial_minority_scholarship.pdf


Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 22     Award: $2,500

This scholarship is for graduate students enrolled in a graduate program during the next calendar year with major interest in crystallography, e.g., crystal structure analysis, crystal morphology, modulated structures, correlation of atomic structure with physical properties, systematic classification of crystal structures, phase identification, and materials characterization. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a graduation date prior to July 1, of next year. To apply, visit:  http://www.icdd.com/resources/awards/frevel.htm


Ayn Rand “Atlas Shrugged” Essay Contest

Deadline: Oct 24          Award: $50 to $10,000             Eligibility: DACA students can apply

This essay contest is for 12th graders, college undergraduates, and graduate students.  This essay contest is for 12th graders, college undergraduates, and graduate students. To participate in this contest, applicants must read the book, "Atlas Shrugged," by Ayn Rand and write a essay between 800 and 1,600 words in response to one of the prompts listed on the contest website. Essays will be judged on whether they are clearly written, articulate, and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of "Atlas Shrugged." This contest has no citizenship requirements.

To apply visit:  http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/AtlasShrugged.aspx?theme=blue


HACU IES Abroad Diversity Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 25     Award: $5,000

This scholarship is for students attending Hispanic-Serving institutions that are members of Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must apply to, be accepted to, and enroll in a summer, semester, or academic year IES Abroad program. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 out of 4.0. Priority is given to first-generation college students and/or Federal Pell Grant recipients. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. To apply visit:  http://www.iesabroad.org/study-abroad/scholarships/hacu-ies-abroad-scholarship


KSTF Teaching Fellowship

Deadline: Oct 29     Award: Fellowship

This fellowship is for high school STEM teachers in the United States who have earned, or will earn by September of next year, a degree in a discipline related to the STEM subject(s) they intend to teach. To qualify, applicants must have outstanding current content knowledge with recent formal education in the STEM subject(s) they intend to teach (typically within the last 5-10 years); have the capacity and determination to commit to teaching as their career; have a valid state teaching credential/certificate/license that enables them to teach grades 9-12 in the United States by September 1, of next year, that wasn't awarded before January 1, 2010; and have no more than one year of teaching experience (as the teacher of record) as of September 1, of next year. See website for complete details. To apply visit:  http://kstf.org/fellowships/apply/


Alexander Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Oct 30     Award: $2,500

This scholarship is for YMCA-oriented college students seeking an undergraduate degree and a YMCA career.  To apply visit: http://www.ysmenusa.com/asf1.htm

The Comparecards.com Monthly Scholarship
Deadline:  varies, usually mid month     Award: $2,500     Eligibility: No citizenship required
Each month CompareCards will award $2,500 to any qualifying college (or college bound) student in need who can answer a tricky trivia question. Using their best pop culture and math skills, and probably a bit of help from Professor Google, students should be able to answer a series of questions to arrive at a final answer in no time!
After the submission deadline, CompareCards will gather all the correct answers and a tiebreaker question will be emailed, with a link to submit the answer. Students who submit the correct tiebreaker answer will be entered into a random drawing and one winner will be selected. To apply visit:  http://www.comparecards.com/scholarship-award

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