Summer is coming to a close, and that means school starts, the leaves change, and the deadlines for these scholarships are quickly approaching!
As you dig around in your closets for those autumn sweaters, take some time to apply to a few of these scholarships. A few of these September scholarships are perfect for Greenlight students, other scholarships are for students planning on studying certain fields, and others are for a variety of different kinds of students. Make sure to check out any scholarship that might be a great match for you and get applying–time is running out!
American Academy of Chefs College Scholarships
Deadline: September 1
These scholarships are for exemplary students who are either currently enrolled as culinary arts majors or pastry arts majors at in an accredited college, or who are ACFEF registered apprentices. To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must have completed at least one college grading or marking period (trimester, semester, or quarter), have a 2.5 GPA, and have the career goal of becoming a chef or pastry chef.
National Amateur Baseball Federation Scholarship
Deadline: September 1 Award: $1,000
This scholarship is for current participants in a league properly sanctioned and sponsored by a National Amateur Baseball Federation member association. To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and be in good standing. Self-nominated candidates are not eligible.
John S.W. Fargher Scholarship
Deadline: September 1 Award: $1,000
This scholarship is for active members of IIE who are pursuing a graduate degree in industrial engineering or engineering management. To qualify, applicants must have a full year of school remaining and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection for this scholarship is based on GPA, IIE student chapter involvement, and nomination letter. Applicants must be nominated by a faculty advisor or department head.
NAPABA Law Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: September 1 Award: $2,000 – $7,500
These scholarships are for law students who are pursuing a Juris Doctor (non LL.M) degree in an accredited law school in the United States at least half-time.
ABFSE Post-Graduate Scholarship
Deadline: September 1
This scholarship is for active faculty of funeral service and mortuary science programs to assist them in furthering their professional education. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be teaching a program that is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education and be US citizens.
AFPPA Student Scholarship
Deadline: September 1 Award: $5,000
This scholarship is for first and second year physician assistant students. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must demonstrate a special interest in primary care medicine and be in good academic standing.
NACIS Student Map and Poster Competition
Deadline: September 12 Award: $500
This competition is for students who have completed a map, research poster, or other cartography-related piece of work. The work must have been completed during the 2013-2014 academic year and meet the submission requirements.
NEWH Icon of Industry Scholarship Award
Deadline: September 15 Award: $7,500
This scholarship is for college students who have completed half the requirements for a degree that will lead to a career in the hospitality industry, such as interior design, asset management, architecture, textile design, or hotel/restaurant management.
Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
Deadline: September 15 Award: $1,000
This scholarship is for current high school juniors (rising seniors) who are of Hispanic/Latino descent (at least one parent). To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be graduating in the spring of 2014 and be planning to enroll in college in 2015-2016.
Nathan L. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: September 15
This scholarship is for students who are pursuing undergraduate training in one of four disciplines: Computer Science, Aviation, Nursing, or Music.
Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology Scholarship
Deadline: September 20 Award: $100,000
To apply for this scholarship competition, applicants must undertake an individual or team research project related to math, science, and/or technology. Students submitting individual projects must be high school seniors; team projects may have two or three members and they do not need to be seniors.
QuestBridge National College Match Scholarships
Deadline: September 27 Award: $100,000
This scholarship program is for high school seniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite facing economic challenges. Most College Match scholarship recipients come from households earning less than $60,000 annually (for a typical family of four) and have experienced long-term economic hardship. Applicants must plan to graduate from high school during or before the spring/summer of 2015 and enroll as freshmen in college in the fall of 2015. Non-US citizens, undocumented, and international students are eligible. Recipients are granted admission to one of QuestBridge’s partner colleges with a full scholarship. All scholarships are full four-year scholarships with no loans. See website for more details.
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship
Deadline: September 30 Award: $10,000
This scholarship is for minority students who are enrolled in a technical degree program at the bachelor’s level or above. Technical fields include chemistry, information management, computing & software systems, material science, printing management science, laser optics, physics, and engineering (chemical, computer, electrical, imaging, manufacturing, mechanical optical, or software). To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be US citizens or visa-holding permanent residents and be of African American, Asian, Pacific Islander, American Indian, Alaska Native, or Hispanic descent. Spouses and children of Xerox employees are not eligible for this scholarship.
“Launch Your Dreams” Scholarship Competition
Deadline: September 30 Award: $2,500
This scholarship is for US veterans and their spouses and children. To qualify, applicants must plan to enroll in continuing education and be legal residents of the United States. The qualifying veteran must have been honorably discharged. To apply, applicants must submit an essay on how receiving a scholarship would help them accomplish their dreams.
Jerome Lohez Scholarship
Deadline: September 30
This scholarship is for American students who are pursuing a degree and wish to study in France as part of their degree program or to receive the degree from a French institution.
Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Deadline: September 30 Award: $1,500
This scholarship is for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors, and for students currently enrolled in college or graduate school. Home schooled students are also eligible. Applicants must be US citizens or legal residents. To apply, applicants must submit an application form including an 140-character message about texting while driving. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists and asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving.