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Scholarship Saturday: October 2022

Looking for free money to pay for college? Check out this month's round-up of featured awards for Scholarship Saturday!

Scholarships are an incredibly important part of being able to afford your college journey. Unlike student loans, you don’t need to pay scholarship money back, so you should apply to as many as possible! Each month, CollegeXpress highlights upcoming awards and contests as part of “Scholarship Saturday” to help make your search a little easier. Check out the featured awards below, and be sure to apply if you’re eligible. Good luck!

Upcoming deadlines

$1,000 | The Future Is Now: Your Voice, Your Vote
Deadline: November 8
How to enter: Take DoSomething’s quiz to find out your Civic Leadership Personality. Then share your results and tell us what's on your mind this election season as well as how you plan to use your unique personality to make an impact.
Who’s eligible: Applicants must be under the age of 26.

$1,000 | Scary Stories Scholarship
Deadline: October 31
How to enter: No essay required! Just create a free CX account and answer this question: What’s your favorite scary movie, book, or legend?
Who’s eligible: Applicants must be 13 years or older and a legal resident of the US.

$2,000 | Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Deadline: October 31
How to enter: A short essay essay of 250 words or fewer on the following topic is required: Imagine that your high school/college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Use your brain to flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you would hide and the top five things you would bring with you to stay alive.
Who’s eligible: Applicants must be a US resident 13 years of age or older.

$500 | CX Refer-a-Friend Scholarship
Deadline: October 31
How to enter: Share your unique URL with your friends. The more friends who complete registration through this link, the more entries you’ll receive.
Who’s eligible: Applicants must be parents, counselors, or students currently enrolled in a K-12 school or graduated within the last four years.

$1,000 | Halloween Contest Scholarship
Deadline: November 2
How to enter: All you have to do is create and share a photo of yourself wearing a Halloween costume! The more creative your costume, the better your chance of winning.
Who’s eligible: Applicants must be a US resident 13 years of age or older.

Total: $5,500

Want to continue the scholarship search? Find even more awards using our Scholarship Search tool, and check in with CollegeXpress next month for another Scholarship Saturday.

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