Scholarships in Master's-level Study

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.


Friends of Scott Scholarship Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a cancer survivor or currently receiving treatment who is enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in an accredited undergraduate or graduate school Copy of the acceptance letter from the college or university of choice, two letters of recommendation, signed statement from applicant's attending physician verifying applicant's medical history, and essay are required to be submitted.


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.


Virginia Teaching Scholarship/Loan

Award: $3,720, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a male, preparing to teach in elementary and middle school, be a minority student, or be preparing to teach in chemistry, earth sciences, foreign language, mathematics, physics, special education, or technology education. All applicants must be a resident of Virginia, have a recommendation from the school, and have a minimum 2.7 GPA. Award may be used at Virginia colleges or universities with state approved teacher preparation programs only.


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.


Bachelor of Science Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program

Award: $19,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in a Bachelor of Science nursing program (specific to the B.S.N. scholarship). Purpose of program is to increase the number of registered nurses (RN) practicing in medically underserved areas of California. Award is to pay tuition, necessary fees, books, supplies, and educational equipment costs for nursing; debt that was incurred while attending a baccalaureate degree nursing program. Recipient must be willing to practice in California as a RN providing full-time (32 hours per week) direct patient care.


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.


Princess Grace Awards in Theater, Dance, and Film

Award: $25,000, Deadline: March 31 (theater); April 30 (dance); June 1 (film)

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident. Applications, essays, letters of recommendation, resume, and work samples are required to be submitted.


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.


APICS CPIM Pearson VUE Jumpstart Program

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a full-time student member who will be taking the Basics of Supply Chain Management exam. Vouchers will be awarded to first 100 eligible applications received between January 1 and February 15.


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.


Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an active member of Phi Kappa Phi and must not have graduate credit prior to the academic year for which they are applying.


Endowed Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have completed one year at Multnomah Bible Coll and Seminary.


Alumni Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.


Student Deposit Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1 (Priority)


Fanny Bullock Workman Fellowship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must be a woman and a graduate of Wellesley Coll who plans further study. Preference is given to those who have not previously held the award. Selection is based upon merit and need.


Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Fund Grant

Award: $3,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must research North American fauna, except birds.