College Scholarships with September Deadlines

Learn About These 33 Scholarships that Expire in September

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In September, the college admissions process is beginning to speed up and most applicants are busy narrowing down their school choices, studying for the ACT or SAT, and writing their application essays. High school, of course, is also back in session.

College scholarship applications may not be part of your September college admissions equation, but they should be. The more scholarships you go after, the better your chances of landing some extra funding for your college education. Below is a sampling of 33 scholarships with September deadlines. The eligibility and entry criteria vary significantly, so read through the list to see which ones might be a match for you. The awards range in value from $200 to $18,000! For each scholarship, you'll find links to additional information at Cappex.com, an excellent free website that provides college and scholarship matching services. You can also find a lot more scholarships at Cappex.

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$1,000 Easy College Money Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: Awarded Monthly
• Description: No essay required. Applicants simply create a free profile at Cappex.com.
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John Marshall/ITO Outstanding Student Achievement Scholarships

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: 9/1/17
• Description: These scholarships are for high school seniors who are inducted members of the International Thespian Society. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have developed and completed a projected utilizing the performing arts that benefits the school or community, or have volunteered for an organization in which they used their performing arts skills. Nominations are based on originality of service, contributions of talent/service to the positive image and ideals of the International Thespian Society and theatre education, and benefit of service to productions, program, school, community, and/or peers.
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Austin Yeatman Technical Theatre Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: 9/1/17
• Description: This scholarship is for graduating seniors who are inducted members of the International Thespian Society during their senior year. Applicants must be committed to studying technical theatre and to the importance of theatre education, and must appreciate the value of the arts in our society and how vital they are to a well-rounded education.
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Airman Scholarship and Commissioning Program

• Award: 18,000
• Deadline: 9/1/17
• Description: To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be U.S. citizens, under 31 years of age as of December 31 in year of graduation and commission, and be in good academic standing. Recommendation from immediate commander, financial statement showing resources adequate to pay college living expenses, admittance to a school offering Air Force ROTC and the academic major of scholarship, and at least one remaining year of college is required for this scholarship. All waiver requests are due to HQ AFROTC/RRUE NET September 1 and NLT October 15 each year.
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J. Pat Cummings Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: 9/1/17
• Description: This scholarship is for second and third year optometry students who are members of the American Academy of Optometry. Students may not apply directly for this award, but rather, they must be nominated by a financial aid representative at their institution. Consideration will be given to those who demonstrate the ideal eye care standards of practice, academic achievement and participation in extra-curricular activities, and participation in other professional pursuits.
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ABFSE National Scholarship

• Award: Varies
• Deadline: 9/1/17
• Description: This scholarship is for students who have completed at least one semester (or quarter) of study as a funeral service major or mortuary science major in a program accredited by the ABFSE.
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ABFSE Post-Graduate Scholarship

• Award: Varies
• Deadline: 9/1/17
• Description: This scholarship is for active faculty of funeral service and mortuary science programs to assist them in furthering their professional education. To qualify, applicants must be teaching a program that is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education and be U.S. citizens. Applicants must provide a letter of recommendation from the department head and confirmation from the applicant's registrar office.
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EdTA President's Leadership Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: 9/1/17
• Description: This scholarship is for graduating seniors who are inducted members of the International Thespian Society. Emphasis is placed on the student’s troupe involvement, demonstrated leadership abilities, and demonstrated leadership experiences both in and out of school. Financial need will be considered, but lack of need will not be a deciding factor.
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Bob and Marti Fowler Future Theatre Educator Scholarship

• Award: $1,500
• Deadline: 9/1/17
• Description: This scholarship is for graduating seniors who are inducted members of the International Thespian Society during their senior year. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have applied to a college or university as a theatre education major.
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Hansen Student Scholarship

• Award: $4,000
• Deadline: 9/6/17
• Description: This scholarship is for graduating seniors from a high school in the 26-county area of Northwest Kansas, which includes the counties of Cheyenne, Cloud, Decatur, Ellis, Ellsworth, Gove, Graham, Jewell, Lincoln, Logan, Mitchell, Norton, Osborne, Ottawa, Phillips, Rawlins, Republic, Rooks, Russell, Saline, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Thomas, Trego and Wallace. To qualify, applicants must be pursuing the Board of Regents recommended curriculum with a record of services and extracurricular activities. Applicants must have an ACT score of 21 or higher and at least a 3.5 GPA. Recipients must attend an accredited four-year public, private, or church-related college or university in Kansas on a full-time basis. Applicants must apply through their high school counselor; see website for details.
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Hansen Scholar Scholarship

• Award: $6,500
• Deadline: 9/6/17
• Description: This scholarship is for graduating seniors from a high school in the 26-county area of Northwest Kansas, which includes the counties of Cheyenne, Cloud, Decatur, Ellis, Ellsworth, Gove, Graham, Jewell, Lincoln, Logan, Mitchell, Norton, Osborne, Ottawa, Phillips, Rawlins, Republic, Rooks, Russell, Saline, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Thomas, Trego and Wallace. To qualify, applicants must be pursuing the Board of Regents recommended curriculum with a record of services and extracurricular activities. Applicants must have an ACT score of 21 or higher and at least a 3.5 GPA. Recipients must attend an accredited four-year public, private, or church-related college or university in Kansas on a full-time basis. Applicants must apply through their high school counselor; see website for details.
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Hansen Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship

• Award: $10,000
• Deadline: 9/6/17
• Description: This scholarship is for graduating seniors from a high school in the 26-county area of Northwest Kansas, which includes the counties of Cheyenne, Cloud, Decatur, Ellis, Ellsworth, Gove, Graham, Jewell, Lincoln, Logan, Mitchell, Norton, Osborne, Ottawa, Phillips, Rawlins, Republic, Rooks, Russell, Saline, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Thomas, Trego and Wallace. To qualify, applicants must be pursuing the Board of Regents recommended curriculum with a record of services and extracurricular activities. Applicants must have an ACT score of 21 or higher and at least a 3.5 GPA. Recipients must attend an accredited four-year public, private, or church-related college or university in Kansas on a full-time basis. Applicants must apply through their high school counselor; see website for details.
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MyWebHostingReviews Scholarship

• Award: $200-$500
• Deadline: 9/8/17
• Description: This scholarship is for citizens or legal permanent residents of the U.S., U.K. and Canada. Students must be accepted to or currently enrolled in a college or university in one of these three counties. Applicants are asked to submit an essay about the precautions that need to be taken before choosing a web hosting company.
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C.A.R. Scholarship

• Award: Up to $4,000
• Deadline: 9/8/17
• Description: This scholarship is for students currently enrolled at a two- or four-year California college or university who plan to pursue a career in real estate transaction activity. To qualify, applicants must have a serious commitment to a real estate career, be enrolled at the time of application in a minimum of six units (at least one course must be real estate-related), must have completed a minimum of twelve college-level course units within the last four years (at least two courses must have been real estate-related), and have maintained a cumulative 2.6 GPA or higher from all colleges/universities attended.
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Elizabeth Mackay Fund Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Deadline: 9/11/17
• Description: This scholarship is for women who will be enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university to study science. Applicants must be residents of Tippecanoe County, Indiana. See website for updates and details.
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Max and Elsie Goken Endowment Fund Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Deadline: 9/11/17
• Description: This scholarship is for individuals who have graduated from an accredited Indiana high school or earned a GED by the end of June 2016. Applicants must be residents of or attending high school in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Preference given to those attending a smaller Christian college or returning to school later in life.
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Price Family Scholarship in Memory of Thomas M. Price

• Award: Varies
• Deadline: 9/11/17
• Description: This scholarship is for members of Boilermaker Aquatics (BA). To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be graduates from an accredited high school located in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. See website for more details.
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Beat the Odds Scholarship Program – Oregon

• Award: $2,500
• Deadline: 9/12/17
• Description: This scholarship is for students who are enrolled in an Oregon public high school who will be graduating in summer 2018. Students must have financial need, and need to have succeeded in spite of hardships such as poverty, disability, homelessness, or personal tragedy. Scholarships are contingent on acceptance into an accredited two- or four-year college program and will be paid directly to the college. See website for other details.
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Cameron Impact Scholarship

• Award: Full tuition and qualified educational expenses
• Deadline: 9/15/17
• Description: This scholarship is for members of the class of 2018 who are planning to attend a four-year institution in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. Applicants must demonstrate active participation in community service and extracurricular activities, as well as be motivated leaders and have strong work ethics. This is a four-year, full-tuition merit-based scholarship. Please note that the early application deadline is May 26, 2017 and the regular application deadline is September 15, 2017. Ten to 15 scholarships will be awarded in total.
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VitalityMedical.com Disability Scholarship

• Award: $500
• Deadline: 9/15/17
• Description: This scholarship is for disabled students and non-disabled students that assist other students who are disabled. Applicants must submit a visual poem, in the style of their choosing, on the topic of how using disability aids has added vitality to your life. Students must also submit a 500- to 1,000-word personal statement that helps us understand who you are and how your poem relates to adding vitality to your life through disability aids. See website for further details.
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NEWH New York Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Deadline: 9/19/17
• Description: This scholarship is for students attending an accredited college in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island or Northern New Jersey. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a career objective in the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.). Applicants must have completed half the requirements for their degree or certification program, demonstrate real financial need, and have at least a 3.0 GPA.
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Sandra Koscielniak Graduate

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: 9/22/17
• Description: This scholarship is for graduate students in Illinois who are pursuing careers in social services with youth. To quality for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled or accepted in a graduate program, demonstrate leadership qualities, and have experience in youth programs or social services. Eligible programs of study include: Master in Social Work (MSW); MS in Psychology or Counseling; and MA in Counseling or Psychology.
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KidGuard Essay Scholarship for Universities

• Award: $1,000 for winner, $500 for finalist
• Deadline: 9/29/17
• Description: This scholarship is for any student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program. Applicants are asked to write an essay on whether social media truly connects us, or on whether teachers and schools should have the authority to regulate students' social media accounts. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the winning candidate, and a $500 scholarship will be awarded to the finalist.
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KidGuard Essay Scholarship for High Schools

• Award: $500-$1,000
• Deadline: 9/29/17
• Description: This scholarship is for any high school students in the U.S. Applicants must write an essay explaining whether they believe social media truly connects us, or explaining whether teachers and schools should have the authority to regulate students' social media accounts. Multiple scholarships will be awarded.
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CalCPA San Joaquin Chapter Scholarship

• Award: $12,000
• Deadline: 9/29/17
• Description: This scholarship is for accounting students from the following California colleges and universities: California State University Stanislaus, University of the Pacific, Modesto Junior College, San Joaquin Delta Community College, Humphreys College, Columbia Community College or Merced Junior College. Applicants must complete their upper-division accounting work at one of the following four-year colleges or universities (lower division applicants who are not planning to transfer to one of these colleges will not be eligible for scholarship consideration): California State University Stanislaus, University of the Pacific or Humphreys College. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher in accounting courses and a 3.0 GPA or higher in overall college course work.
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Welding Stars Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: 9/30/17
• Description: This scholarship is for students with an interest in welding, engineering, and/or marketing. Applicants are asked to write a 1,000-word research-based essay on a given topic. To apply, students must be enrolled in a school or college/university and at least 18 years of age.
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Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: 9/30/17
• Description: Applicants must submit 140-character message about texting while driving.
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Anders Tjellstrom, M.D., Ph.D. Scholarship

• Award: $2,000
• Deadline: 9/30/17
• Description: This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate university students. Applicants must be hearing impaired and have a Baha device. More details can be found on the website.
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Gaston LeNotre Scholarship

• Award: $500-$2,000
• Deadline: 9/30/17
• Description: This scholarship is for students who are pursuing a hands-on culinary education at a school located in Harris County, Texas. Application deadlines are September 20th, November 20th, January 20th and April 20th.
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Markley Scholarship

• Award: Varies
• Deadline: 9/30/17
• Description: This scholarship is for students attending a college or university in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma or Texas. Applicants must be sophomores at a two-year school in one of those states. Applicants must be strongly involved in and have contributed to NACA Central, demonstrate continued potential in the field of student activities, be involved in and contribute to the field of student activities and/or student activities employment, and be involved in and contribute to other organizations. Only the first 75 applications for each scholarship will be considered.
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Muchgames.com Research Grant

• Award: $1,500
• Deadline: 9/30/17
• Description: This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled at a college or university in the U.S. Applicants must write an essay on how to raise awareness of the effects of video game addiction. Students are also asked to submit a research outline on their experiment.
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DDSRank Dental Scholarship

• Award: $500
• Deadline: 9/30/17
• Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students who plan to pursue a career in dentistry or dental hygiene. Applicants must submit an essay answering the following question: How do you think use of the Internet will reshape - or is already reshaping - the field of dentistry?
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ZipRecruiter Scholarship

• Award: $3,000
• Deadline: 9/30/17
• Description: This scholarship is for current college or university students in the U.S. Applicants must submit a short essay answering one of three given questions. Students may use images, infographics and diagrams in addition to text in their submissions.
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