Scholarships in United States

AGC Education and Research Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a college sophomore or junior enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time, four- or five-year ABET or ACCE-accredited construction management, or construction-related engineering program. Application, evaluation forms, and transcript are required.

Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 5

Applicant must be a full-time junior or senior at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States.

Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, enrolled as a senior in high school, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and the intention of pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree. Financial need must be demonstrated; current documentation of an identified learning disability also required. The ideal candidate is a high school senior who has faced the challenges of having a learning disability; is committed to completing a college degree and setting career goals; has demonstrated perseverance; embraces new opportunities; has a well-rounded perspective shaped by experiences in school, in the community, and with family and friends; understands how their learning disability affects his/her life and recognizes the importance of self-advocacy; believes in contributing to society in ways that increase the opportunities for individuals with learning disabilities; and will feel comfortable serving as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with learning disabilities.

Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship

Award: $52,000, Deadline: October 15 (request application by October 1)

Applicant must be a native-born U.S. citizen who plans to spend a year of studies outside of North America. Substantial sample of poetry in accordance with requirements on application is required to be submitted.

New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a student from New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, or Pennsylvania majoring or (for high school seniors) declaring a major in a communications-related field with a minimum GPA of 3.2. Selection is based upon academic excellence and need and involvement in the field of communications.

Roothbert Fund Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student living in one of the designated states noted by the sponsor. Interview is required. Acceptance of the grant obligates the recipient to maintain a high standard of work and conduct, have transcripts sent to the Fund by his or her school after each semester, attend at least one weekend fellowship meeting, keep a close relationship with the Fund through correspondence and visits, and advise the Fund promptly of any change in his or her academic or financial situation. Application form is available online during November, December, and January only.

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 24

Applicant must have attended at least two semesters at an American high school or college. Applicant or his or her parent must be a Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society-assisted refugee who immigrated to the U.S. Selection is based upon academic excellence, financial need, and community activity. Applicants must have immigrated after January 1, 1992.

People's United Bank Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will attend an accredited school in Vermont approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need, school/community involvement and minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA required.

Josephine De Karman Fellowship

Award: $22,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be an undergraduate student entering their senior year, or Ph.D. candidate nearing completion of their degree (all requirements except for dissertation required by January 31). Applicant must be currently enrolled in a college or university in the United States. Preference may be given to doctoral students in the humanities.

Women's Western Golf Foundation Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1 (preliminary application); April 5 (final application)

Applicant must be a woman and a U.S. citizen. Selection is based upon academic achievement, financial need, excellence of character, and involvement with the sport of golf. Skill or excellence in the sport of golf is not a criterion.

NABA National Scholarship Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a current or potential member of NABA of ethnic minority, be enrolled full-time in an United States college or university, and meet a minimum GPA. Personal statement, resume, two letters of recommendation and an essay are required to be submitted.

Annie's Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 6

Awarded to full-time undergraduate and graduate students studying at accredited two or four-year and focusing on studies in sustainable agriculture. International students may apply if they are studying at a U.S. school.

STEM Teachers Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree, graduate degree, or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math) subjects at a United States middle or secondary school. Applicant must be attending an accredited U.S. college or university. Graduate-level candidates must be currently enrolled in at least two semester equivalent classes; credential/licensure students must have completed a bachelor's degree in a STEM major.

New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarships

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 25

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who intends to pursue or further a career in communications.

MTS & Coca-Cola Laptop Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 11

Applicant must be a high school senior who is graduating from an accredited San Diego county high school. Application and essay question are required to be submitted. Early application deadline is March 14; early applicants could win an iPad, iTunes gift card, Hard Rock Cafe gift card, or a Regional Monthly Transit Pass.

Greenhouse Scholars

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December

Applicant must be a high school senior who is a resident of Colorado, Illinois, or Georgia and are either a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA financial need (household annual income may not exceed $70,000) required. Applicant must demonstrate commitment to the community, an ability to persevere and leadership skills.

Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: August 31

Applicant must be a resident of the United States or Canada who is plans to attend or is currently attending a college or university by next January. Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay on the following topic required: Describe at least three ways physical therapy can make a difference in an individual's ability to live an active, healthy lifestyle.

Lift Parts Express Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or Canada who is a high school senior with plans to enroll in college by this fall or a current freshman or sophomore college student. Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay required.

Got A Spine Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: June 2

Applicant must be a United States or Canadian resident who will be attending a college or university in the United States or Canada as a full-time student no later than this October. Minimum 2.5 GPA and essay on the topic of chronic back pain and chiropractic medicine are required.

Odenza Vacations College Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a resident of the United States or Canada who is between the ages of 17 and 24. Minimum 2.5 GPA and essay on the following question required: Why do you want to go to college?

MCO Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior student at a college or university as a full-time student no later than this December. Essay required.

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a United States or Canadian resident who is a current high school student or is a college student who has at least one full-year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. Minimum 2.5 GPA and essay on the following topic required: Choose a city located anywhere in the world that you believe would, from a future employment prospective, benefit your career. Explain how spending time in this city would help you become more marketable to a potential employer(s).

Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Kansas resident attending an eligible Kansas institution full-time. Sponsorship with a health care agency is required.

Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Kansas resident who is attending an eligible Kansas school and enrolled in a program of study that has been identified as being in a critical industry, or high demand occupation.

Patrick and Judith McHugh Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont pursuing a degree in a healthcare field at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Sachs Foundation Scholarship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be an African-American/Black high school senior who has been a resident of Colorado for a minimum of five years. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need are required.

Sertoma Scholarship for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Students

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have a minimum 40db bilateral hearing loss. Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States who has a minimum 3.2 GPA and is seeking a bachelor's degree from any university in the United States. Application available online.

Video Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must create a video on the preservation of traditional family demonstrating specific points listed on the sponsor's website.

Frank M. and Olive F. Gilman Foundation Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a graduate from one of the following Orange County or Windsor County high schools: Black River, Blue Mountain Union, Chelsea Public, Green Mountain Union, Hartford, Mid Vermont Christian, Oxbow, Randolph Union, Rochester, Sharon, South Royalton, Springfield, Thetford, Whitcomb, Williamstown, Windsor, or Woodstock. Financial need and school/community involvement must be demonstrated.

Special Education Services Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be an Indiana resident with a minimum 2.0 GPA who agrees to teach in Indiana upon certification. Award may be used at Indiana schools only.