School is back in session and there is lots to do—make sure that applying for college scholarships stays on the top of your to-do list!
If your in high school, it may seem like paying for college is still a ways off. If you’re already in college, you likely just finished settling your financial aid package. But it’s never too early, or too late, to apply for college scholarships!
Once a scholarship deadline passes, the chance to earn that money for your next tuition bill goes with it, but StudentAdvisor can help you find and sort college scholarships with the help of our easily searchable database. Our mobile scholarship app can also help you keep track of important deadlines.
Here are 10 college scholarships with deadlines through October to help you start your search. When you’re done with these, search ScholarshipAdvisor for more!
1. USA Boxing Thomas “Sarge” Johnson Scholarship: $3,000, Deadline: September 15, 2014
If you have graduated high school, attend or plan to attend college, and you are a boxer, then this scholarship is for you!
2. AHIMA Foundation Merit Scholarships: $2,500, Deadline: September 30, 2014
If you are pursuing a college degree at any level relating to the field of health information, be sure to apply for this scholarship from the American Health Information Management Association.
[Find out how you can earn your Health Information Management degree online.]
3. The Bartlett Tree Foundation Scholarship: $1,000, Deadline: October 1, 2014
Four student arborists-in-training will receive $1,000 scholarships from this green foundation.
4. CIA Undergraduate Scholarship: $1,800, Deadline: October 15, 2014
If you’d like to get some work experience through the CIA, apply by the deadline for the next summer session. You’ll complete work sessions designed to increase your knowledge and job responsibilities in areas relating to your college major while assisting intelligence professionals.
5. Future Journalism Teacher Scholarship: $1,000, Deadline: October 15, 2014
If you are seeking a master’s degree to teach journalism and can explain why in a compelling 250-word essay, this scholarship is waiting for you.
6. College JumpStart Scholarship: $1,500, Deadline: October 17, 2014
This scholarship is open to students from their sophomore year in high school through college who are committed to using their education to better not only their own lives, but the lives of their families and communities.
7. Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest: $10,000, Deadline: October 24, 2014
Read this literary classic and choose one of three essay topics to demonstrate an outstanding grasp of its philosophic meaning to win this high-value scholarship.
8. Coca-Cola Scholars Program: $20,000, Deadline: October 31, 2014
For 26 years, Coca-Cola has been recognizing high school seniors with this award for their capacity to lead and serve and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.
9. Voice of Democracy Scholarship: $13,000, Deadline: November 1, 2014
Could you be the next great American orator? High school students entering this contest are invited to record a three to five minute essay on a selected patriotic theme.
10. Kaplan University 50/50/50 Grant: 50% tuition, Deadline: November 6, 2014
Do you know any adults who would like to get a college degree or professional certification? Spread the word—Kaplan University is offering the first 50 enrolled students who are at least 50 years old a 50% tuition reduction toward a variety of master’s, bachelor’s, associate’s, or for-credit certificate programs! Choose from a wide range of fields, including business, IT, nursing, health care, and education.