29 Scholarships to Apply for in September 2021

Introduction to September Scholarships

August and September are the two months of the year that are most commonly associated with all things back to school for students of all years.

For high school students - particularly juniors and seniors - September signifies the start of a big year filled with all things related to the college admissions process: researching schools, writing essays, taking standardized tests, going on college tours, and of course, applying for scholarships!

Whether you're in high school, college, or graduate school, the start of a new school year is undoubtedly a great time to kickstart (or restart!) your journey with applying for scholarships.

In this post, we highlight 29 fabulous September scholarships. Scroll down to search through the opportunities, apply for ones you're eligible for, and secure that bag!

Scholarships to Apply for in September 2021

  • Amount: $2,000

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to high school seniors and undergraduate students in the US.

  • Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to students of all years! Simply set up a profile on Tallo to apply.

  • Amount: $10,000

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to all students 13 and older!

  • Amount: Varies, but it's usually between $1,000 and $2,500!

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to high school, college, and graduate students in the US.

  • Amount: $2,222

    Deadline: September 29

    Eligibility: Open to students ages 13 and older. All you need to do to apply is create an account.

  • Amount: $2,500

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to high school juniors and seniors interested in attending a Christian college or university.

  • Amount: $2,000

    Deadline: September 3

    Eligibility: Open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) disciplines. 

  • Amount: $7,500

    Deadline: September 7

    Eligibility: Open to students who are enrolled in an accredited US law school or, where applicable, accredited US colleges and universities. Commitment to/interest in serving the Asian Pacific American community is considered.

  • Amount: Full-tuition

    Deadline: September 10

    Eligibility: Open to high school seniors who are citizens of the US, planning on enrolling in an accredited four-year US college or university. 

  • Amount: $3,000

    Deadline: September 10

    Eligibility: Open to graduate students in the US who are pursuing degrees in human resources, labor and industrial relations, public administration, or political science.

  • Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: September 12

    Eligibility: Open to minority undergraduate students studying chemical engineering.

  • Amount: $1,200

    Deadline: September 14

    Eligibility: Open to undergraduate juniors and seniors at accredited colleges and universities in New Jersey. 

  • Amount: Full cost of attendance

    Deadline: September 15

    Eligibility: This full-ride scholarship is open to minority, pell-eligible high school seniors who are planning to enroll in a four-year degree program in the US. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident. 

  • Amount: $2,000

    Deadline: September 17

    Eligibility: Scholarships are open to high school, undergraduate, and graduate school students. 

  • Amount: Full-tuition

    Deadline: September 18

    Eligibility: Open to high school seniors with financial need who are attending high school in the US (citizenship not required). 

  • Amount: $500

    Deadline: September 19

    Eligibility: Open to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate school students who are interested in pursuing a career in dentistry. 

  • Amount: $5,000

    Deadline: September 24

    Eligibility: Open to students enrolled full-time in a graduate program related to medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, or public health/policy.

    Applicants are not required to be Hispanic; an affinity for the health of Hispanic communities and an interest in participating in NHHF Scholars Alumni activities is required. Open to US citizens and DACA recipients. 

  • Amount: Full-tuition (valued at over $120,000)

    Deadline: September 27

    Eligibility: Open to high achieving Arizona high school seniors. 

  • Amount: Varies ($500 - $10,000)

    Deadline: September 27

    Eligibility: Open to high school senior, college, and graduate school students worldwide

  • Amount: 

    Deadline: September 28

    Eligibility: Open to African American/Black females pursuing degrees in biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, or mechanical engineering. Must be a current college junior, US citizen, and have demonstrated unmet financial need.

  • Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to high school, college, and graduate students of all years. Must be a US resident, DACA recipient, or international student currently studying in the US. 

  • Amount: $500

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to all undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students.

  • Amount: $500

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to all law school students and those planning on enrolling within 12 months. 

  • Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to high school, college, and graduate school students of all years. Must be a US citizen to apply. 

  • Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to students of Arab heritage who are studying nursing at the Associate degree, Bachelor degree, RN-BSN, or BSN-MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) levels.

  • Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to high school and college students of all years, worldwide.

  • Amount: $2,000

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to undergraduate students. Must be a US citizen to apply.

  • Amount: $7,000

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to US minority medical students.

  • Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: September 30

    Eligibility: Open to high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.25/4.0.

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