Scholarships in United States

ASDSO Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is enrolled full-time at the senior level during the next school year in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO. Applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction, and operation of dams. Minimum 2.5 GPA for the first three years of college and recommendation from academic advisor required. Selection based upon academic achievement, financial need, work experience/activities, and essay.

Ecolab Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a U.S. baccalaureate of associate degree-granting program. Selection is based upon hospitality work experience, financial need, academic record, professional, community, and extracurricular activities, and essay. Scholarships are also available to hospitality professionals seeking certification from the Educational Institute of AH&LA for the following areas: certified hotel administrator, certified lodging manager, certified engineering operations, and certified hospitality housekeeping executive.

NPFDA Scholarship Foundation Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be a full-time student (junior or senior status during award year) attending an accredited college or university in the United States pursuing an agriculture, agribusiness, animal, poultry or food-science or related degree.

Graduate Nursing Loan Forgiveness

Award: $7,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Tennessee resident and United States citizen who is a graduate student accepted for enrollment at an eligible Tennessee post-secondary institution in a program leading to a master's or post-master's degree in nursing education. Applicant must hold an unencumbered Tennessee Registered Nurse License.

Proof-Reading.com Scholarship Program

Award: $1,500, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is attending classes at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States, taking a minimum of 12 semester units (full-time student), and maintaining a minimum 3.5 GPA.

The Charles Shafae' Scholarship Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: December 1; June 1

Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States at the undergraduate level (have taken or are taking an undergraduate course) taking at least 12 credits per semester. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States, or hold a valid student visa while maintaining a minimum cumulative 3.2 GPA and a good academic standing status.

Vermont Healthcare Human Resources Association Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in healthcare and/or human resources at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding and intends to work in Vermont for a minimum of one year. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Peyton Anderson Scholarship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a high school senior graduating from a Bibb County high school, who will attend one of nine specified Middle Georgia colleges and universities. Selection is based upon academic initiative and a commitment to making a positive difference in the community. Letter of recommendation and essay responses (for everyone), and interview (finalists only) are required.

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be a woman and Latina. Applicant must attend school in in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, or Sonoma County, and must have resided in one of those counties for the past two years.

Maine Difference Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 30

Applicant must be a Maine resident attending a Maine college or university. Applicant's studies must focus on the ecology and economics of Maine.

William Webb Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be pursuing a major in naval architecture, marine engineering, ocean engineering, mechanical engineering, or systems engineering. Minimum 3.2 GPA and minimum SAT critical reading score of 590, math score of 690, and writing score of 600 (composite ACT score of 30) required.

War Veterans and Disabled Veterans Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a United States citizen enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year institution in the United States who meets the following criteria: is on active duty in the uniformed military services or is an honorably discharged U.S. military veteran (including Reservist and National Guard personnel); who has served in Enduring Freedom Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom combat operations; or is disabled as a result of combat operations in OEF or OIE. Applicant must be able to submit a copy of Certificate of Service or Discharge Form DD214. Veterans returning to school may apply as a freshman and/or be enrolled as a part-time student in a two-year or four-year institution.

St. David's Medical Center Healthcare Volunteers Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be pursuing a healthcare-related degree at a school in Texas.

Mattie J.C. Russell Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be the son or daughter of a North American missionary.

Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident who are or will be enrolled on a full-time basis in an accredited institution of higher education in West Virginia pursuing a course of study leading to a teacher certificate at the pre-school, middle, or secondary level in West Virginia.

Hawaii Rotary Youth Foundation Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a legal resident of Hawaii, and a graduating high school senior who is applying to an accredited U.S. four-year college or university to earn a baccalaureate degree. Rotarians and their spouses, children, grandchildren, stepchildren, brothers, and sisters are not eligible.

Trinity College of Vermont Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont pursuing a degree in social work or education at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need, community involvement/service and a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required.

Educational Foundation of the KYCPA Scholarships

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be enrolled in a Kentucky college or university and be at least a sophomore at the time of application. Principles of Accounting must have been completed by applicant.

Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award

Award: $6,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a junior in an Iowa high school or home school program who plans to attend a two- or four-year college or university. Selection is based upon project proposals and letters of recommendation. Approximately 15 juniors are chosen to participate and then complete their projects over the summer between their junior and senior year. In the fall of their senior year they make presentations about their projects at the Hoover Presidential Library Museum in West Branch, Iowa. Recipients must attend an expense-paid weekend in June at the Hoover Historical Complex in West Branch and presentation day in October.

THV Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Windham County, VT or Reasboro or Searsburg, VT. Financial need and school/community involvement must be demonstrated.

Graduate Student Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: June 18

Applicant must be a full-time graduate student. Selection is based upon academic promise and outstanding academic achievement. One scholarship gives priority to foreign or minority students studying in the continental U.S.; another gives priority to disabled students; and another gives priority to a minority student. Master's level students must be enrolled in or accepted to a program ccredited by te American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Council on Academic Accreditation.

Maine State Society of Washington D.C. Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be under age 25, have been born in or have been a legal resident of the state of Maine for at least four years or have at least one parent who was born in or who has been a legal resident for at least four years, and be enrolled for a minimum of 12 semester hours at a four-year nonprofit college or university in Maine. Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and submit a "student copy" of college transcript and a handwritten composition (500-word maximum) containing background information on applicant's qualifications for scholarship. SASE required. Award may only be used at Maine colleges and universities.

Upakar Foundation Indian American Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who was born in or has a parent born in the Republic of India. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in the United States who is actively seeking enrollment in a four-year college or university. Minimum cumulative 3.6 GPA and 2013 Family Adjusted Gross Income on the IRS form 1040, 1040EZ or 1040A of less than $75,000 required.

APS Minority Travel Fellowship Awards

Award: $1,800, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an underrepresented minority graduate student, post-doctoral fellow, and early career faculty (recently transitioned); or a graduate student, post-doctoral fellow, and early career faculty (recently transitioned) with disabilities. Applicant must be attending a United States institution and conducting research in physiology within the U.S. and it's territories. Fellowship looks to increase active participation in and networking at scientific meetings among pre- and post-doctoral students who are from groups underrepresented in the physiological sciences.

Finlandia Foundation Nation Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school in the United States and Finland. Applicant must show evidence of continuing to the sophomore level or higher and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection based upon financial need, course of study, and U.S./Finnish citizenship.

Vermont State Grange Cobble Hill Grange Scholarship (Education)

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont pursuing a degree in education at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.

Michael and Deborah Weinberg Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont whose parent(s) volunteered with a Vermont rescue squad and/or fire department for a minimum of five years and will attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.

Remo and Donna Pizzagalli Family Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Chittenden County, VT who will pursue a bachelor's degree at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.

International Women's Fishing Association Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate student majoring in marine science at an accredited post-secondary institution in the United States.

AIAA Graduate Award

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must have completed a minimum of one semester of full-time graduate study with a GPA of no less than the equivalent of a 3.3. Applicant must intend to enter into some field of science or engineering encompassed by the technical activities of AIAA. Selection is based upon scholarship, research plan, career goals, recommendations, and extracurricular activities. Upon receipt of award, recipient must become an AIAA member.