Scholarships in Other Postgraduate-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.


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.


Fellowship Program

Award: $40,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Applicants are reviewed by the Career Development Program Grant Review Subcommittee. Proposed research projects must be related directly to leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Student Deposit Scholarship

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


The Center for the Education of Women Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 23

Applicant must be a graduate, professional, or undergraduate-level student whose education has been interrupted. The interruption in education must be for at least 48 consecutive months, or a total of 50 months, not counting interruptions of less than eight months. Applicant must be pursuing a clear educational goal in any academic or professional program, full- or part-time at any campus of the University of Michigan. Past CEW Scholarship recipients are not eligible.


Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award: $55,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a recent recipient (within two or three years) of a doctoral degree and have an interest in oceanographic sciences or engineering. Transcripts, at least three recommendations, and a statement of research interests/career plans are required to be submitted. Selection is based upon applicant's research potential.


CICOR Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowship

Award: $45,250, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must hold a doctoral-level degree. Selection is based upon academic record, research promise, and relevance of the applicant's scientific interests to the research themes of CICOR. Transcripts, resume, letters of recommendation, synopsis of dissertation, and statement of research interests and career plans required.


Translational Research Grant

Award: $100,000, Deadline: March 1 (preliminary application); March 15 (full application)

Applicant must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Applicant must be working in a domestic or foreign nonprofit organization, such as a college, hospital, laboratory, etc. Applications from LLS awardees, minority, and women investigators are encouraged. Selection is based upon novel approaches relevant to the treatment of hematopoietic malignancies. Proposals must be conceptually and rationally based upon molecular, cellular, or pharmacologic lab studies.


Assured Life Association National Endowment Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a member or the child or grandchild of a member of Assured Life Association of Denver, CO. Essay, transcripts, civic involvement, and letter of educational and occupational goals required.


Albert J. Beveridge Grant for Research in the History of the Western Hemisphere

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a member of the American Historical Association. Preference will be given to those with specific research needs, such as the completion of a project or completion of a discrete segment thereof. Preference will be given to advanced doctoral students, non-tenured faculty, and unaffiliated scholars.


IRA Educational Foundation Scholarship

Award: $11,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be permanent resident of Illinois.


Hawaii State Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a member or the dependent of a member of our credit union. Applicant must also be attending a post-high school educational program.


Fellowship in Early American History and Culture

Award: $1,800, Deadline: March 1

Five copies of a curriculum vitae, a two- to four-page description of the proposed research, and one letter of recommendation required.


King Olav V Norwegian-American Heritage Fund

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an American, 18 years of age or older, with a plan of studies to focus on exploring his/her interest in Norwegian heritage or in modern Norway at an institution of higher learning. Applicant may also be a Norwegian, 18 years of age or older, who desires to further their studies in North American culture at an institution of higher learning. Selection is based upon academic potential, financial need, statement of educational and career goals, benefit to Sons of Norway and wider Norwegian/American community, involvement in school and community activities, and work experiences. Essay, three letters of recommendation, and official copy of latest high school or college grade transcript are required.


Altamura-Enrico Caruso Voice Competition, USA

Award: $10,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be a young professional majoring in operatic studies, currently performing in opera, and wishing to advance to the next level.


Sid Richardson Memorial Fund Scholarship

Award: $5,500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of an individual who qualified for Early Retirement, Normal Retirement, Disability Retirement, or Death Benefits from The Bass Retirement Plan, Retirement Plan for Barbnet/San Jose Cattle Co., Retirement Plan for City Center Development Co., City Club Retirement Plan, Retirement Plan for Richardson Aviation, Retirement Plan for Sid W. Richardson Foundation, or Retirement Plan for Sundance Square. Other applicants that are eligible include direct descendants (children or grandchildren) of persons presently employed with a minimum of three years full-time service (as of March 31) with any of the following employers: Barbnet Investment Co., BEPCO, L.P., BOPCO, L.P., City Club of Ft. Worth, Richardson Aviation, San Jose Cattle Co., Sid Richardson Carbon Co., Sid W. Richardson Foundation, and Sundance Square Management, L.P. Selection is competitive and is based upon academic achievement and financial need.


Congressional Fellowship on Women and Public Policy

Award: $11,500, Deadline: May 20

Awarded to graduate students or those who received a graduate degree within the previous 18 months with a proven commitment to equity for women; fellowship is for working one academic year as a congressional legislative aide in Washington, DC.


CTA Scholarship for Members

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 3

Applicant must be a current active member of the California Teachers Association.