Scholarships in Master's-level Study

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.


National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is eligible to pursue graduate study at a participating NPSC-member university. Minimum 3.0 GPA, application, transcripts, GRE general exam scores, and three to five letters of recommendation required.


Foundation Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a member of a state, county, provincial, municipal, community, industrial, or federal fire department, must be interested in furthering his or her education in the fire sciences, and must submit application and statement of need. Selection is based upon need, desire, and initiative. Must be a member for two years of an emergency service organization (fire or emergency medical service).


Li Foundation Scholarship

Award: $21,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a Chinese student/scholar who wants to study or research in the U.S. Institutional applications/proposals are only accepted.


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.


NSHMBA Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: May 2

Applicant must be a Hispanic U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Selection is based upon community service, academic achievement, and financial need.


Vertical Flight Foundation Engineering Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be enrolled full time in an accredited engineering school and demonstrate interest in an engineering career in the vertical flight industry. Official transcript and academic endorsement from a professor are required to be submitted. Applications may be submitted in undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. categories in which the award may only be received once in each category by an individual.


HRA Educational Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must have hemophilia or von Willebrand disease or be the child of someone with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease.


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.


Yakama Nation Tribal Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be an enrolled member of Yakama Nation.


Rudolf Nissim Prize

Award: $5,000, Deadline: Nov 18

Applicant must be an ASCAP concert composer for a work requiring a conductor scored full orchestra, chamber orchestra, or large wind/brass ensemble (with or without soloists and/or chorus) not previously performed professionally.


American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation Grant-in-Aid

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 31

Selection is based upon merit, past performance, originality and imagination of project, support of the department where the work is to be done, significance of the project, and financial need. Transcripts and endorsements required.


Video Contest for College Students

Award: $3,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must submit a film or video with a maximum length of five minutes expressing the theme that one person can make a difference. Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing. Selection is based upon content, ability to capture the theme, artistic and technical proficiency, and adherence to all contest rules.


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.


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.


Tennessee Teaching Scholars

Award: $4,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a Tennessee resident and United States citizen who is a college junior, senior, and post-baccalaureate student admitted to a teacher education program at an eligible Tennessee post-secondary institution. Undergraduate applicants must be enrolled full-time; graduate students at least half-time. Applicant may not be a licensed teacher or have received the scholarship while employed in a teaching position.


Overseas Press Club Foundation

Award: $3,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must aspire to be a foreign correspondent at some point in their career. Foundation also funds reporting fellowships at foreign bureaus of major news organizations and English-language foreign newspapers.


BIA Higher Education Grant

Award: $2,500, Deadline: July 1 (fall); December 1 (spring); April 1 (summer)

Applicant must be an enrolled member of the Hopi Tribe. Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA or minimum composite GED score of 45%. Financial need is considered.


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.