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September Scholarships

Deadline: September 15, 2022

The Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to exceptional student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential. Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance* that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or the methodology used by a Scholar’s college or university.

To apply, students must be a high school senior from at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American and be Pell-eligible. Must be a US citizen, national, or permanent resident in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university. An ideal candidate will have an outstanding academic record in high school (in the top 10% of his/her graduating class), demonstrated leadership ability (e.g., as shown through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities) and exceptional personal success skills (e.g., emotional maturity, motivation, perseverance, etc.). For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Deadline: September 15, 2022

This scholarship was established in January 2007 by the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation (LWCC) to honor the memory of Mr. Stephen W. Cavanaugh. Mr. Cavanaugh served as the President and CEO of LWCC until 2006. He was an extraordinary leader who made lasting contributions to the insurance industry in Louisiana. He is succeeded by Kristin W. Wall, who has served as President and CEO since Mr. Cavanaugh’s departure.

Applicants must be studying an insurance-related field (e.g. Risk-Management, Actuary Science, etc.) as a full-time student at an accredited university, college, or community college in Louisiana. The award is a four-year scholarship, payable $1,000 per semester for eight consecutive semesters, for a total award of $8,000. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Deadline: September 21, 2022

Pepsi Stronger Together is a national initiative to empower and engage high school seniors around the country by providing tailored programming and resources that bring people together. It was conceived with the idea that now, more than ever, we must foster a sense of connection and belonging, starting by investing locally. Launched in May of 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic - engaging its network of partners in the South to shine a spotlight on essential front-line workers in a variety of industries.

Deadline: September 23, 2022

This scholarship is presented by the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) to recognize the contribution that Daniel K Shipp made to ISEA and the safety and health of American workers during his 25 years as President of ISEA. The annual scholarship in the amount of $2,500 is open to college undergraduate students enrolled in majors geared toward a Safety and Health career, students who share our vision to protect others.

This scholarship is awarded annually, based on academic and extra-curricular achievement and financial need, and the recipients are selected by an independent review panel unaffiliated with the ISEA. Applicant must be an undergraduate student enrolled in majors geared toward a Safety and Health career (such as, but not limited to, Environmental Science, Fire Protection, Health Physics, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Safety, etc.). Must be currently registered as full-time students in North America. A full-time student is one who is carrying 12 credit hours per semester, trimester or quarter. Applicants must have at least one full year of study remaining in their degree program. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Deadline: September 30, 2022

L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrators of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new science fiction and fantasy artists worldwide to have their work judged by some of the masters in the field and discovered by a wide audience.

No entry fee is required and entrants retain all publication rights.

Entries in the Illustrators of the Future Contest are judged only by professional artists. Three prizes of $500 (a total of $1500) are awarded each quarter. From the twelve quarterly winners each year the judges select a grand prize winner to receive the L. Ron Hubbard Golden Brush Award and an additional $5000 cash prize.

Deadline: September 30, 2022

Thank you for your interest in the Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT) scholarship program. Please visit the NBT website to review eligibility requirements and minimum GPA guidelines. Only full-time students (12 credit hours or more) currently enrolled in or who plan to attend a technical or trade school, community college, or university in the upcoming semester should apply.

Deadline: September 30, 2022

The Home Depot Foundation works to improve the homes and lives of U.S. veterans, train skilled tradespeople to fill the labor gap and support communities impacted by natural disasters. The Foundation has pledged to invest $50 million in training the next generation of skilled tradespeople and bridging the opportunity gap through its Path to Pro program. We want to help create the next generation of skilled trade leaders by providing scholarships to further your education.

Deadline: September 17, 2022

High School Students may submit the following: Essay, Song, STEM, Short film, or PSA. All entries that utilize copyrighted music, film clips, or photos MUST obtain the proper licensing permissions IN ADVANCE of submitting the entry, in order to be considered.

The winner will also be invited to attend the Winner Mentor Trip tentatively scheduled for June 2023 (all costs fully covered).

Deadline: September 30, 2022

Who may apply: You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

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