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Over 40 November Scholarship Opportunities to Apply For

November is National Scholarship Month! And to help you find more money for college, here are more than 40 scholarships to apply for with deadlines in November.

Happy November and National Scholarship Month! There couldn’t be a better time to try to win money for college than the month that’s dedicated to scholarships. The following 40+ opportunities are available for students in elementary school all the way to adult students returning to school. Consider some of these awards with November deadlines to help cover your college costs. (And here’s a helpful tip: Each section of scholarships is ordered from closest to furthest deadline, so start applying from the top of the lists downward.)

Scholarships for high school students

  • Greenhouse Scholars Program: This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, and North Carolina who have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and demonstrate financial need. Be aware, this application process consists of four rounds to narrow down finalists. Award: Amount varies, with recipients receiving financial support for up to five years; Deadline: November 5
  • Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards: Multiple scholarships are open to high school seniors of Hispanic heritage (including Spain, Brazil, and the Philippines) who are US citizens or DACA eligible. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be pursuing Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Engineering, Green Sustainability, Health Care & Science, Media & Entertainment, Social Justice & Public Policy, or Technology. Awards: Up to $15,000; Deadline: November 14
  • Most Valuable Student Scholarship: Sponsored by the Elks Organization, this scholarship is open to current high school seniors who are US citizens. Applicants don’t need to be related to a member of the Elks but are required to attend a Leadership Weekend if named a finalist. Awards: Up to $50,000; Deadline: November 15

Scholarships for high school and undergrad students

  • Future Designer Scholarship: Sponsored by CardsDirect, this award is available to students 17 and older who are accepted or enrolled at a college or university, including community colleges and trade schools. Students can be pursuing any field but must design a holiday card to submit with their application. The winner will be chosen by public vote. Award: $2,500; Deadline: November 1
  • Frank J. Vigilante Scholarship: Sponsored by the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans, this scholarship is open to students of Italian heritage who have been admitted to or are attending an accredited higher education institution. Applicants must submit a short essay of 500 words or fewer on how the scholarship will help them achieve their goals. Award: $5,000; Deadline: November 1
  • Nick and Helena Patti Foundation Scholarship: Also from the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans, this opportunity is open to orphaned students or those who were raised in foster care (with parents of Italian heritage) who are pursuing college or currently enrolled. Primary consideration is given to Music majors, but applicants pursuing other majors are also encouraged to apply. Award: $6,500; Deadline: November 1
  • Prudential Emerging Visionaries: This scholarship program is open to students ages 14–18 who are taking on today’s financial and societal challenges and trying to develop solutions to aid their communities. Awards: Up to $15,000 (as well as an all-expense-paid trip to the company’s headquarters); Deadline: November 4
  • Regeneron STS Competition: The nation’s oldest and most prestigious science- and math-based competition is open to high school seniors (including homeschooled students) to honor STEM research. Applicants must submit original research to qualify. Awards: Up to $250,000; Deadline: November 10
  • Create Real Impact Contest: Middle school, high school, trade school, and college undergraduates ages 14–22 are all eligible to enter this contest. Applicants must be US citizens or DACA eligible and are required to present a solution to distracted driving through creative writing, videography, graphic design, or music. Award: $1,500; Deadline: November 12
  • Live Your Dream Award: This international scholarship is open to women with financial need who are the primary source of financial support for herself or dependents (i.e., children, siblings, parents, etc.). Applicants must be enrolled in a vocational school or undergraduate program. Awards: Up to $16,000; Deadline: November 15
  • AED Superstore Scholarship: High school seniors and current college students who are US citizens are eligible for this award. Applicants must find a creative way to raise awareness about CPR in their communities. Award: $1,000; Deadlines: November 30 (and May 31)
  • Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship: This opportunity is open to high school seniors and full-time college students attending a four-year US college or university. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and write an essay about the Seventh Amendment. Award: $2,000; Deadlines: November 30 (July 30)
  • Emery Reddy Scholarship: This scholarship is open to students pursuing careers in the legal field who are accepted to or attending an accredited US college or university. Applicants must submit an essay of 500 words or fewer on why they’re interested in the field. Award: $2,500; Deadline: November 30
  • Dr. Suhyan An Scholarship: This scholarship offers two awards to high school seniors or current college students who are pursuing a medical degree. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and submit an essay of 800 words maximum. Awards: $2,000; Deadline: November 30

Scholarships for undergraduate students

  • Packaging Engineering Scholarship: This scholarship is open to college students currently enrolled in a Packaging Engineering program. Applicants must submit two short essays of a minimum of 350 words each as well as proof of an upcoming or completed internship with a medical device packaging firm or related company. Award: $2,000; Deadline: November 12
  • Bob Glahn Scholarship in Statistical Meteorology: Undergraduate students in their first two years of undergraduate study who are enrolled in a Meteorology or Atmospheric Science program and show demonstrated interest in statistical meteorology may apply for this scholarship. Award: $2,500; Deadline: November 14
  • War Veterans Scholarship: This scholarship is open to active duty or honorably discharged US military veterans who were previously deployed abroad. Applicants must be enrolled in a part- or full-time STEM program at a four-year US college or university and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. (Distance-learning/online programs are eligible.) Award: $2,500; Deadline: November 15

Scholarships for current undergrad and grad students

  • Carol Norfleet Continuing Education Scholarship: This scholarship is open to individuals pursuing Travel and Hospitality programs. Applicants must be already enrolled in certain hospitality credential programs and submit a minimum 250-word essay to be eligible. Award: $1,000; Deadline: November 1
  • Linda Thompson Memorial Scholarship: Open to students internationally, applicants must be pursuing a career in destination management, event management, or a related field and be currently enrolled in a program that’s one year or longer. Two awards may be given: one to a North American student and one to a non–North American student. Awards: $1,000; Deadline: November 1
  • WIIT Scholarships: Sponsored by the Association of Women in International Trade, this scholarship requires applicants to identify as female and be an undergraduate junior or senior or a graduate student studying all aspects of International Trade, including trade policy and negotiations, business and supply chains, economic development, women’s economic empowerment, and more. Award: $1,500; Deadlines: November 1 (and April 1)
  • Future Attorneys of America Scholarship: Sponsored by Answering Legal, this award is available for accepted or currently enrolled law students with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Applicants must submit an essay between 500–1,000 words. Award: $5,000; Deadline: November 5
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Scholarship: These fellowships are open to undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate professionals in Virginia pursuing careers in art or history. Applicants must submit examples of their work with their applications.  Awards: Up to $8,000; Deadline: November 5
  • Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agricultural Scholarship: This scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students in Nebraska who have plans to work in the agriculture industry upon graduation. A winner is selected based on leadership qualities and participation in extracurricular activities related to the agriculture industry. Award: $1,000; Deadline: November 10
  • Global Teletherapy Academic Excellence Award: This merit-based scholarship is open to undergraduate or graduate students with a 3.0 minimum GPA. All majors are welcome to apply. Award: $1,000; Deadline: November 12
  • Bill Walsh Scholarship: Sponsored by the ACES Education Fund, this scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors as well as graduate students who aspire to work in news editing. Although open to students of all nationalities, application materials must be submitted in English. Awards: Up to $3,500; Deadline: November 15
  • Creative Black Womxn to Watch Scholarship: Sponsored by WONGDOODY, this award is for Black women (which includes cis-gender, transgender, non-binary, queer, genderqueer, genderfluid, and in-transition). Applicants must also be at least a rising junior at a US college or university or in their first year of portfolio or graduate school and pursuing a creative-focused career in design, marketing, or advertising. Award: $5,000; Deadline: November 15
  • UCT Scholarship Program: This scholarship is open to current teachers and college students who are pursuing undergraduate degree or certificate programs that will allow them to work with individuals with disabilities. Award: Up to $2,500; Deadline: November 15
  • Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment Scholarship: This award is open to female undergraduate and graduate students who are US citizens and are pursuing Communication Studies, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, and Media Studies in the sports or entertainment industry. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75. Award: $1,000; Deadlines: November 17 (and June 14)
  • Markforged Distinguished Women Engineers Grant: Female students studying Engineering at top-tier US technical colleges and universities in an undergraduate or graduate program are eligible to apply. Preference is given to applicants demonstrating excellence in cloud computing, material science, industrial design, 3D printing, or manufacturing. Award: $2,355; Deadline: November 19
  • Kress Foundation Fellowships: These fellowships are open to pre-doctorate students studying Art, History, or the Classics. Applicants must submit a dissertation summary and research plan proposal with their application. Awards: $30,000; Deadline: November 30
  • Peter K. New Scholarship: Sponsored by the Society of Applied Anthropology, this annual competition promotes research in the applied social and behavioral sciences. It’s open to undergraduate and graduate students, and applicants must submit a previously unpublished research paper. Award: $3,000; Deadline: November 30

Scholarships for graduate students

  • National GEM Consortium Fellowships: Open to students pursuing a master’s or PhD program in Engineering or Applied Science, these fellowships cover full tuition and fees and may also include a living stipend of $16,000 and a paid internship. Applicants must be applying to or attending a school that partners with the National GEM Consortium. Award: Up to full college costs, plus $16,000 living stipend; Deadline: November 15
  • Stop-Painting Scholarship: This scholarship is open to current graduate or executive education students, with preference given to those studying Industrial Organization, Psychology, Supply Chain Management, Lean Organization, Business Organization, Operations Management, or related fields. Applicant must write a minimum 750-word essay on how a visually organized workplace can make a company more productive.  Award: $1,000; Deadline: November 15 (and June 15)

Scholarships for (basically) everyone

  • Good Colleges Study Abroad Award: This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or enrolled in a college or university and want to study abroad. This is a cash award that can be used for living expenses as an international student. Applicants must submit an essay of 500 words or fewer on the theme “My Trip, My Future” and explain how they hope their study abroad experience may affect their future. Award: $2,000; Deadline: November 1
  • Price It Here, Inc. Scholarship: Students planning to enroll or enrolled full-time at a US college or university must be pursuing business, business management, advertising, sales, marketing, or related fields to apply. There’s no GPA requirement, but applicants must submit a short essay highlighting important skills they possess. Award: $1,000; Deadlines: November 1 (and May 1)
  • Empaxis Scholarship for Women in Business: This scholarship is open to women of any age pursuing a career in business or entrepreneurship. Applicants must submit an essay of 1,000 words or fewer answering three questions posed by the organization. Award: $2,000; Deadline: November 8
  • WTS Foundation Scholarships: These scholarships are open to female high school, undergraduate, and graduate students pursuing careers in transportation-related fields, including but not limited to civil engineering, mathematics, urban planning, geography, economics, public policy, and logistics. Candidates who are of a minority group are particularly encouraged to apply. Awards: Up to $10,000; Deadline: November 12
  • HomeLight Scholarship: US high school or college students pursuing interior design, architecture, construction, urban planning, real estate, business, social work, criminal justice, psychology, economics, or sociology can apply for this award. Applicants must submit a short piece of writing answering three posed questions about real estate, home ownership, and homelessness. Award: $1,000; Deadline: November 15
  • James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalist Scholarships: These scholarships are open to US citizens who are high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors as well as undergraduate and graduate students at colleges and trade or technical schools. This photojournalism award requires applicants to submit one or more photos or videos with a distinctive theme. Awards: $2,500; Deadline: November 15
  • Innovation in Education Scholarship: This scholarship is available to US and Canadian high school and college students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others. Award: $500; Deadline: November 20 (This scholarship is awarded monthly.)
  • Rehab 4 Addiction Scholarship: This scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students who are US citizens. Applicants must be pursuing health-related degrees, including but not limited to Counseling, Pre-med, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Social Work, and Psychology. Award: $1,000; Deadline: November 26
  • CollegeXpress Search Is On Scholarship Contest: CollegeXpress offers a monthly scholarship contest that only requires applicants to register on CollegeXpress and answer a question that changes month to month. This month’s question is: What’s the most difficult part about searching for scholarships? Award: $2,000 (amount may vary month to month); Deadline: November 30 (always the last day of each month)
  • 10 Words or Less Scholarship: Sponsored by StudentScholarships.org, this scholarship is open to students ages 14–25 who will be attending any school in the US or Canada in the fall of 2022. Applicants can apply through their website by answering why they deserve the scholarship in 10 words or fewer but also must go like their Facebook page, @myscholarships. Award: $500. Deadline: November 30
  • MyMozaic Scholarship: This monthly scholarship is open to US citizens ages 13 and older. This is a scholarship sweepstakes and only requires your email to apply. Award: $1,000; Deadline: November 30 (and the last day of every month)

Wow! This is a lot of scholarships to keep track of. Stay organized and on top of the awards you want to apply for by using our Scholarship Search Spreadsheet Template.

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