Scholarships in Doctoral-level Study

Lincoln-Lane Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must be a permanent resident of the Tidewater area in Virginia with a minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need.


F. Lammont Belin Arts Scholarship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicants must reside or have resided in the Abingtons or Pocono Northeast region of Pennsylvania and be a U.S. citizen.


SDE Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a woman who holds a degree from a recognized institution of higher learning, and is able to show documented evidence of outstanding ability and promise in research.


The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Grant

Award: $12,000, Deadline: January 9

Applicant must be a woman who has a record of service to women and children and a commitment to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries. Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited United States or Canadian educational institution and who intends to continue to be enrolled. Applicant must be planning to return to her country within two years of completing use of the MMMF grant and perform at least two years of service. Financial need and satisfactory academic performance must be demonstrated.


MAES Scholarships

Award: $3,000, Deadline: October 6

Applicant must be a member of MAES.


National Vocal Competition for Young Opera Singers

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January (New York auditions); March (Los Angeles auditions)

Applicant must be a female between the ages of 21-33 or a male between the ages of 21-35, who is trained in opera singing and is looking to further their career in the opera. Applicant must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada.


Sertoma Communicative Disorders Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States who is a full-time student with a minimum 3.2 GPA and who has been accepted into a master's degree program at a school in North America. U.S. institutions must be accredited by the Education Standards Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Application available online.


NAHJ General Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must submit a sample of best work, resume, recommendations, essay, transcript, financial need statement, parents' W-2 forms, and application. Selection is based upon academic excellence, demonstrated interest in a journalism career, and financial need. For application, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with request.


Advanced Level Internship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1


Harry and Beverly Mandil Internship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Mandil Intern is selected from among the applicants to the museum's Advanced Level Internship. Selection is based upon academic achievement and financial need.


Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies

Award: $5,000, Deadline: October 15

Applicant must be writing a dissertation on a topic concerning women or on women's/children's health.


Young Jazz Composer Awards

Award: $2,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a young jazz composer who is able to submit the completed application form; the notated score of one composition; biographical information listing prior music studies, background and experience. Applicant must also submit a CD or cassette of the composition.


Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a member of the Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, who is pursuing full-time graduate study in a field that contributes to the profession of engineering.


Golden Key Scholar Award

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a lifetime member in good standing of Golden Key, or an undergraduate or recent alumni (within five years). Selection is based upon an exceptional undergraduate record including scholastic achievement, leadership, and service, significant involvement in the applicant's GKNHS chapter, and a demonstrated commitment to campus and community service. Visit Golden Key's web site for additional information and application.


Ralph Steinhauer Award of Distinction

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a Canadian resident who intends to enroll at an Alberta institution.


Community Action Grant

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a woman and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Proposed activity must have direct community or public impact and relate to education and equity for women and girls. Applicant may apply for one grant only. One-year grants ($2,000-$7000 over one year) provide seed money for new projects. Two year grants (5,000-10,000 over two years) provide start-up funds for longer-term programs that address the particular needs of the community and develop girls' sense of efficacy through leadership or advocacy opportunities.


Resident Assistant Scholarship

Award: $6,300, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and may not receive more than 12 repermands. Applicant must also complete application form, submit recommendations from Resident Advisors, complete selection process, and meet personal qualifications and job expectations.


Summer Internship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1


Lindbergh Grant

Award: $10,580, Deadline: June 14

Applicant must use grant to fund projects that demonstrate a balance between innovative technological advancements and preservation of the environment.


Joseph Henry Jackson Literary Award

Award: -, Deadline: Unknown

Applicant must be between 20 and 35 years of age by deadline and a resident of Nevada or northern California for three consecutive years prior to deadline. Applicant must submit an unpublished work-in-progress: fiction (novel or short story), nonfiction, prose, or poetry. Nonfiction writers who are not recipients of the award may be considered for the $1,000 Special Award for Nonfictional Prose. No separate application is required for the special award.


Dr. Alice E. Wilson Award

Award: $6,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a woman who is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant enrolled in a graduate studies program in any field. Special consideration is given to applicants returning to study after at least three years.


Golden State Minority Foundation Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must attend school in Southern California, be African-American, Latino, Native American, or other underrepresented ethnic minority, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident. Applicant must be enrolled full-time, be employed no more than 25 hours per week, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.


A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be an enrolled member of a tribe with proof of tribal enrollment or certificate of Indian Blood, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a full-time student, be a member of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (membership information is included with the application), and submit transcript, essay, and letters of recommendation and resume.


Gifted Opera Singers' Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January

Applicant must be an unusually gifted opera singer with potential for a career in opera and with at least two years or equivalent of college music and opera-oriented training. Male applicants must be age 30 or under; female applicants must be age 28 or under. Preference is given to applicants with a college degree.


SPE Foundation Scholarship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must plan a career in the plastics industry. Financial need must be demonstrated. Three letters of recommendation, transcript, and essay are required. One award is reserved for two applicants from specific western Pennsylvania counties; one award is reserved for an applicant of Mexican heritage who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; one award is reserved for an applicant from California, Oregon, Washington, or Arizona.


CCNMA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 2

Applicant must be of Latino descent and be a California resident or be attending school in California. Essay, reference letters, transcripts, and samples of work required to be submitted. Selection is based upon commitment to a career in journalism, financial need, scholastic achievement, and community awareness.


John L. Dales Scholarship - Standard Application

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 15

Application is open to members of Screen Actors Guild or children of Screen Actors Guild. Member must be under the age of 21 and have been in good standing of the Guild for five years with a lifetime earnings of $30,000 earned in the Guild's jurisdiction. A parent of a child applying must have 10 vested years of pension credits or a lifetime earnings of $150,000 earned in the Guild's jurisdiction.


Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a resident of Alberta and a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident. Selection is based upon academic ability.


Korean-American Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 31

Applicant must plan to pursue post-secondary education. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required.


Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship Program

Award: $8,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be Jewish who was born/raised in the Chicago Metropolitan area or who has one year of employment in the Chicago area prior to entering school. Undergraduate applicants must be entering their junior or senior year; graduate applicants must be entering an accredited, professional graduate school as a full-time student. Applicant must plan to remain in Chicago after completing school and have the intention to be in a career in the helping professions. Personal interview required.