Clarets boss Sean Dyche and striker Andre Gray have both been shortlisted for the Sky Bet Championship Manager and Player of the Month awards respectively.
Dyche, who won the award twice in the 2013/14 promotions season, guided his side to four wins and a draw in their five October fixtures.
He faces competition from Steve Bruce (Hull City), Lee Carsley (Brentford) and Paul Clement (Derby County).
Gray found the net five times in October including successive Turf Moor braces against Bolton Wanderers and Huddersfield Town, before starting November with another double against Fulham.
His competition comes from Paul Robinson (Birmingham City), Alan Judge (Brentford) and Barry Bannan (Sheffield Wednesday).
The judging panel for both awards comprises Sky Sports’ Football League expert Don Goodman; Football League Head of Communications John Nagle; League Managers’ Association Director Olaf Dixon and Sky Bet Football Trading Manager Paul Lowery.
Both winners will be announced on Friday 6th November 2015.