You are probably not thinking much about applications for scholarships as September approaches, but you should. The more applications you send, the better the chances that you will get extra funding for your education.
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Below you’ll find a sampling of six scholarships with September deadlines. The entry criteria and eligibility do vary a lot from one to the next, so read carefully through our list, to see which scholarships are good matches for your grades and major. These awards range in their value from $500 to a full tuition award. Applying to a few outside-of-the-box type scholarships is always a good decision. The competition for niche scholarship awards tends to be lower. You should find one or more that fit your eligibility.
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Scholarships with Deadlines in September 2015
1. S.L.A.C. Scholarship: $500; Deadline: September 15, 2015
S.L.A.C. stands for Student Loan Assistance Counsel, and they will administer this $500 value scholarship. The award was designed in order to help promising students with education costs. You can use it for tuition, books or other expenses related to school. Eligible students must:
- Be current US residents who plan to continue studies here
- Be enrolled full-time in a technical school, college or trade school by the end of September 2015.
2. QuestBridge National College Match Scholarships: Full Tuition; Deadline: September 28, 2015
This prestigious scholarship awards full tuition to the winner. You may be eligible for this full-tuition award if you are a high school senior with outstanding ability in academics, despite financial hardship. Most students who qualify come from households of four earning $60,000 or less per year, and have had experience with long-term financial hardships.
3. Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship: $500; Deadline: September 30, 2015
In order to apply for the Odenza Marketing Group Fall Scholarship you must like their Facebook page and write two small essays. To be eligible for this scholarship, you need only be a US citizen or a citizen of Canada, and between the age of 16 and 25 as of September 30, 2015. You’ll need a 2.5 GPA or better, as well.
4. Every Credit Counts Scholarship:$8,500; Deadline: Rolling
This scholarship is for students who want to learn online through Kaplan University. First-time enrollees are eligible for a $500 per term tuition reduction, with a maximum value of $8,500 for a bachelor’s degree or $4,500 for an associate’s degree.
5. Hit the Books Scholarship: $500; Deadline; September 30, 2015
This scholarship is awarded by CoffeeForLess.com. Winners are selected with two criteria:
- An accomplished entry in the subject matter of your essay
- Your individual financial needs
The winner of this award will allow his or her essay to be published by Coffee Serve Inc. on their scholarship website.
6. Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship: $10,000; Deadline: September 30, 2015
The award for this scholarship is between $1,000 and $10,000. To be eligible, you must be a minority student enrolled in a degree program in technical studies. You should be already studying at the bachelor’s level or higher.
View more scholarships by state, list, or search terms at ScholarshipAdvisor.com!
Pyper Barnes is a Junior Finance Major at the University of Alabama. Pyper is the owner of WeirdScholarships. WeirdScholarships.net is a website dedicated to helping students find unique and interesting scholarship opportunities.