Scholarships to apply for in September

If your teen is graduating this year or just graduated, don’t miss this opportunity to apply for these scholarships with deadlines in September!

This list of scholarships pulled from the amazing website JLV College Counseling

Crown Castle Opportunity Scholarship
Sponsor: Crown Castle | UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: September 6, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to African American/Black college students who exhibit determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Applicant must be a college junior and priority is given to applicants with majors that position them to apply to Crown Castle-led internship and rotational programs (accounting, business, computer science, engineering, finance, information technology, political science, and pre-law).

MetLife Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | MetLife Foundation
Amount: $7,333
Closing Date: September 8, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to African American students who are juniors (Class of 2024) enrolled at accredited four-year HBCUs. Applicant must be majoring in business, finance, or accounting, have at least a 3.0 GPA , and have demonstrated financial need.

Cameron Impact Scholarship
Sponsor: Bryan Cameron Education Foundation
Amount: Up to $50,000
Closing Date: September 9, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors (Class of 2023) who are planning to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university. Applicant must maintain a minimum cumulative unweighted 3.7 GPA.

NEWH | Cincinnati Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Cincinnati Chapter
Amount: $3,500
Closing Date: September 9, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Ohio (West) or Kentucky.. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

Love Your Career Scholarship
Sponsor: JonesTshirts.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 10, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must submit an essay describing at least three steps that they plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career that they love.

Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship program is open to low-income high school students to enroll in college courses from Nebraska college or universities, either through dual-enrollment or early enrollment agreements with the institutions. Deadline is for summer classes that have a start date of July 1 or later.

Be the Boss Scholarship
Sponsor: Go Skills
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school and college students who want to start their own online business. Applicant must share all the reasons they are scared to start their business and who their female boss role model is.

Catching the Dream Scholarship
Sponsor: Catching the Dream
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Applicant must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian and be an enrolled member of a U.S. tribe. Applicant must be attending or planning on attending a college or university within the U.S. on a full-time basis that is fully accredited.

ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship
Sponsor: ExpressVPN
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a high school, undergraduate school, or graduate school located in the United States. There is no age or citizenship requirement. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the metaverse.

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship
Sponsor: Fund for Education Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S. Applicant must be planning to study abroad and program must be eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution.

Gates Scholarship
Sponsor: The Gates Scholarship
Amount: Cost of attendance that is not already covered by other financial aid and the EFC
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors who are student leaders. Ideal candidates will have an outstanding academic record in high school (top 10% of graduating class), demonstrated leadership ability, and exceptional personal success skills.

Glotzer & Leib’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Glotzer & Leib, LLP
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a challenge or adversity they have experienced.

Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: The May Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a Community College or University. Applicant must submit an essay on an traumatic experience they experienced in their life and how they overcome it.

Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers & Firemen Scholarship
Sponsor: Mississippi State Office of Financial Aid
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at the undergraduate level at any state-supported (public) college or university in Mississippi. Applicant must be a certified dependent child (under the age of 23) or spouse of any Mississippi law enforcement officer, full-time firefighter or volunteer firefighter who suffered fatal injuries or wounds or became permanently and totally disabled which occurred in the performance of the official and appointed duties of his or her office.

NEWH | South Florida Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – South Florida Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in South Florida. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

Nicholas A. Pennipede Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Eye Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted to a college or enrolled in an undergraduate or optometry school in the fall. Applicant must submit an essay on how they plan to use their education to serve the community.

Six Inch Shears Scholarship
Sponsor: Professional Beauty Association | Six Inch Shears
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in school that will result in a barber license or active licensed cosmetologists who are returning to school to obtain their barber license.

Freethought Day High School Essay Scholarship
Sponsor: Freethought Day
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to California high school students (grades 9-12) who plan to pursue post-secondary education at a community college, four-year college, trade school, or vocation school. Applicant must submit an essay on the following prompt, “What are your thoughts about the issues that have you question (what you hear), think (about the state of everything), and vote (in upcoming elections)?”

ILLCF Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: September 16, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Latino students currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student during the fall term of 2022-23 at an accredited community college or four-year college or university. Applicant’s home residence must be in Illinois.

AOTF Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 29, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled as a full-time student at an AOTA accredited or developing professional level (master’s or OTD) or occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program.

UNCF Healthcare Workforce Diversity Program
Sponsor: AbbVie Foundation | UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 29, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to African American/Black students currently enrolled in a certification or a 2-year degree in healthcare related STEM fields.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and who are from a group underrepresented in their field of study.

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working towards a degree. Applicant must create a profile on the AfterCollege website.

AfterCollege/AACNNursing Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing.

Anders Tjellstrom Scholarship
Sponsor: Cochlear
Amount: $2,000 – renewable for up to four years, assuming the scholarship recipient maintains a 2.5 GPA or better.
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in college during the 2022-2023 academic year who have a Baha® device.

Associate’s Degree & Certificate Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working toward a certificate or associate’s degree provided by an accredited post-secondary institution such as a community college, career, vocational, or trade school.

Because College is Expensive Scholarship
Sponsor: Cedar Education Lending
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students, adults looking to head back to school, current college students, and anyone looking to attend college or graduate school within 12 months. Applicant must submit a short form.

Business Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently working towards a degree in a field of business such as Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, International Relations, Management, Political Science, Public Relations, etc. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

CastleBranch-GNSA Scholarship
Sponsor: Graduate Nursing Student Academy | Castle Branch
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a graduate nursing program at an AACN member school of nursing who is a SNSA member. Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA.

College Raptor Scholarship
Sponsor: College Raptor
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to student who are enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must sign up with College Raptor (free) and submit an essay one of four given topics related to college.

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12 and current college or graduate school students. Applicant must complete a short form and share a 140-character statement explaining why they will not text and drive.

EDvestinU Quarterly Scholarship Giveaway
Sponsor: EDvestinU
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and foreign students with a valid student visa who are or will be enrolled at any Title IV eligible college or university by September 30, 2022. Three winners will be selected – a national winner and two students who are from or attending college in New Hampshire.

Engineering & Technology Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently working towards a degree in a field of engineering, technology and/or mathematics. This can also include Computer Science and Cybersecurity. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Environmental Awareness Scholarship Essay
Sponsor: ReuseThisBag.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to climate change.

FACT Scholarship
Sponsor: Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and incoming and current college students. Scholarship is only open to FACT members and their immediate family members.

Future Mentors Scholarship
Sponsor: Justice Solutions Group
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to mentorship.

Graeme Clark Scholarship
Sponsor: Cochlear
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending college during the 2022-2023 who have a Nucleus Cochlear Implant.

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.

Just Poetry Contest
Sponsor: American High School Poets
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

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