7 Scholarships to Apply for Before September Ends!

Back to school means new roommates, new textbooks, new course and, of course, new bills. College tuition goes up every year, but the amount you pay doesn’t have to. Apply for these fleeting scholarships. All have deadlines of October 1st!

1. The Bartlett Tree Foundation Scholarship

The Bartlett Tree Foundation is proud to sponsor the next generations of arborists. This year, The Foundation will be offering four scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each for students who have a genuine interest in a career in arboriculture and attend any two-year or four-year college that offers programs in horticulture, arboriculture, or urban forestry. (Both Fall and Spring semester awards are available)

Deadline: 10/1/2013

2. Marshall Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.

As future leaders, with a lasting understanding of British society, Marshall Scholars strengthen the enduring relationship between the British and American peoples, their governments and their institutions. Marshall Scholars are talented, independent and wide-ranging, and their time as Scholars enhances their intellectual and personal growth. Their direct engagement with Britain through its best academic programmes contributes to their ultimate personal success.

Deadline: 10/1/2013

3. Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Students

Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Award is intended to support an academic year of residence at any national residential research centers. Program encourages exchanges across disciplinary lines that can be especially helpful to deepening and expanding the significance of projects in the humanities and related social sciences. Applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (OFA). OFA is accessible through the Fellowship and Grant Programs section of the web site.

Deadline: 10/2/2013

4. Wendy’s High School Heisman

Wendy’s and Heisman partner to reward high school athletes. The first 25,000 students to apply receive a $10 Wendy’s gift card. Winners at each stage of the program also receive increasing amounts of additional Wendy’s Gift Cards, with $500 Gift Cards going to two National Winners. Applicants can also earn cash prizes for their schools. The high schools of 12 National Finalists each receive a $2,000 donation in the Finalist’s name and the high schools of two National Winners will receive $10,000 in donations in the student’s name.

Deadline: 10/2/2013

5. Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship

The American poet Amy Lowell died in 1925. Her will established an annual scholarship to support travel abroad for gifted American-born poets. The scholarship is administered by the Trustees under her will at the law firm of Choate, Hall & Stewart in Boston, Massachusetts.

Deadline: 10/1/2013

6. Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting outstanding all-round students at the University of Oxford, and providing transformative opportunities for exceptional individuals.

Established in 1903 under the will of Cecil Rhodes, the Rhodes is the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international graduate scholarship program in the world. A class of 83 Scholars is selected each year.

Deadline: 10/1/2013

7. Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Award

The Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Fund offers a poetry contest to award prizes to young poets with unusual promise.

Deadline: 10/5/2013


Do you have any other scholarships that students can apply for this September? Let us know in the comments below!