Unigo Scholarship Alert: October 2016
Like corn mazes and pumpkin spice lattes, take advantage of these 11 new October scholarships before they disappear.
Deadline: Last day of every month.
Eligibility: U.S. college students.
How to apply: Review a college class you’ve taken.
Eligibility: U.S. female students who are 13 or older.
How to apply: Contribute to an open source project on Github and submit an original blog post about it.
Eligibility: U.S. students who are 16 and older.
How to apply: Answer four personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions.
Eligibility: U.S. students who are or will be enrolled as undergrads in the upcoming term.
How to apply: Submit a video shorter than three minutes about one of five car-related topics.
Award: $1,500 (one award), $1,000 (one award), $500 (one award)
Eligibility: U.S. students enrolled as undergrads or grad students with a 3.5 or higher GPA.
How to apply: Write a 450-word essay addressing the dangers of lead in America's water supply and how this problem is not just limited to Flint, MI.
Award: $100,000 (four awards), $20,000 (four awards), $2,500 (eight awards)
Eligibility: U.S. students ages 18-24.
How to apply: In under 350 characters describe how you can change the world, get 50+ votes for your response online, and send in a video.
Award: Up to $300 (12 awards, amounts vary by grade)
Eligibility: U.S. public, private, parochial, or homeschool students in grades 5-12.
How to apply: Use quotes, political cartoons, or images to highlight the importance of using your voice peacefully to create change.
Award: $1,500 (one award), $750 (one award), $250 (four awards)
Eligibility: U.S. legal residents 18 and older who are enrolled in an accredited not-for-profit college or university.
How to apply: Create a free account with CashCourse and submit a 750-word essay that describes your financial goal, why it is important to you, and what you will do to reach it.
Eligibility: U.S. students ages 16-20.
How to apply: Submit an original photograph inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry.
Award: $500 (five awards)
Eligibility: College students who are U.S. residents or have a U.S. visa.
How to apply: Submit an essay of 500 to 1,000 words about why you should trust gold to protect your retirement.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents who are 13 or older.
How to apply: Write an essay of 250 words or less describing how you would survive a zombie invasion at school.