Scholarships in Science

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31; June 30; September 30; December 31

Applicant must be a currently enrolled student who is working toward a degree in a field of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) from a group under-represented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Applicant must click the blue Apply button on the AfterCollege application page and complete their AfterCollege profile which will be the criteria (with specific emphasis on the personal statement) used to determine the recipient of the award.


KLL Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is attending a two- or four-year college or university with an interest in education, arts, environment, math, or science. Applicant must have lost the life of at least one parent to cancer before the age of 22. Financial need and involvement in the community, church, school, or other non-curricular activity are required.


Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (KAIT) Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be Korean-American and be enrolled as a full time student majoring in engineering or science. Selection is based upon financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community service.


Bennett Scholarship

Award: $1,713, Deadline: February 3

Applcant must be a full-time student at Evergreen State College majoring in engineering, science, or technology.


Xcel Energy Scholarship for Women in Science

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a female high school graduate who intends to major in science or math. Financial need and minimum 3.5 GPA and minimum composite ACT score of 23 required.


Trumbo Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Montrose or Olathe High Schools who has been accepted to a four-year Colorado college or university. Applicant must be declaring a major in math, science, business, or engineering. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.


Dr. Hugh and Madge Gleaton Scholarship Fund

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a Henderson County public school who is planning to attend a four-year accredited university within the University of North Carolina System. A successful applicant is a student who ranks in the top 15% of their secondary school class and has financial need. Preference will be given to a student who is pursuing a degree in the arts, education, engineering, the sciences, or medicine.


Great Lakes National Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a high school senior, college, or graduate student who plans to enroll full-time in a science, technology, engineering or math program. Minimum 2.75 GPA and demonstrated financial need is required.


ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 7

Applicant must be an underrepresented African-American or Hispanic high school senior who is attending a high school in a Council of Great City Schools district and plans to enroll in a four-year college or university. Minimum 3.0 GPA and plans to pursue a career in an area of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics required.


Adelante/Ford Motor Company Future Leaders Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 30

Applicant be a U.S. citizen of hispanic descent who has completed at least 30 credit hours of college coursework and attended a San Antonio area high school (50 mile radius) and is majoring in mathematics, science, engineering, or technology. Minimum 2.75 GPA, full-time enrollment status, and two letters of recommendation required.


Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program

Award: $1,500, Deadline: July 15

Applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment with a declared major in a science-related field. Applicant must make a top 10 list of reasons why they think science is awesome and write a personal statement on how they plan to use their degree to further advance science in their field of interest.


The Mikkelson Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 11

Applicant must be graduating from a Colorado high school and pursuing a degree in engineering, math, or science at an accredited college/university. Must have minimum 3.7 GPA, 1800 SAT score, and 28 ACT score. Transcript, three recommendations, and personal essay required.


Washington NASA Space Grant Community College Transfer Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and resident of Washington state who is pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and will be transferring to the University of Washington.


Betsy Y. Justus Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a female college freshman, re-entry, or transfer student who is a North Carolina resident enrolled at an accredited institution in North Carolina. Must be a STEM major with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Essay, transcripts, proof of acceptance, and letter of recommendation required.


Olin E. Teague Memorial Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: October 30

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a senior at an accredited U.S. high school pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM). Transcripts, one letter of recommendation, statement of intent, and research paper required.


Science Student Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and fourth year undergraduate student with a disability who has been accepted into a graduate school pursuing a degree in one of the following fields: mathematics, science, medicine, engineering, or computer science. Essay, proof of citizenship, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation required.


Making the Future Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is enrolling or currently enrolled at an accredited college or university pursuing a career in a STEM field. Minimum 2.5 GPA and project required.


Aida White Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a graduating student from St. Petersburg High School who is a U.S. citizen majoring in science, mathematics, or one of the engineering sciences. Financial need must be demonstrated.


Math, Science, and Arts Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a high school senior from San Clemente High School in California who is planning to study math, science, or art at an accredited four-year college or university.


GAHCC Foundation Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: August 10

Applicant must be a Hispanic high school graduate seeking a degree in a STEM (Science, technology, engineering, or math) field.


PhD Scholarship for the Arts, Sciences and Engineering

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be pursuing a PhD at the University of Rochester's Arts, Sciences and Engineering school.


Master's Scholarship for the Arts, Sciences and Engineering

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be pursuing a master's degree at the University of Rochester's Arts, Sciences and Engineering school.


John Borden Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a Computer Clubhouse member who is a graduating senior from Fairfax County Public Schools. Strong record of participation in Clubhouse activities, strong record of community involvement, STEM related degree objective, and proof of U.S. citizenship required.


School of Science Scholarship for Transfer Students

Award: -, Deadline: April 7

Students admitted into the GSC Undergraduate Transfer Program will be automatically considered for this award. Award money is to be used to pay for tuition, fees and living expenses. Applicants may apply starting in January of each year.


National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: December 2

Applicants must be high school seniors, undergraduate or graduate level college pursuing a degree that will lead to a career in the science, technology, engineering or math fields. Preference given to those students with space related interests. Students must be U.S. citizens. Applicants will submit, along with the application, a video of themselves speaking on the topic of "Why you are inspired by space." Finalists will be expected to speak at the Goddard Memorial Dinner in March.


Gaspari Science Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicants must have type 1 diabetes, be an incoming freshmen and be pursuing a science degree. Students must be U.S. citizens. Selection is based on academic achievement, involvement within the diabetes community and involvement in extra-curricular activities.


Supporting STEM Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 30

Applicants must be a high-school senior or college level student, enrolled full-time and maintaining a 3.0 or higher GPA. Students must be studying a STEM related field. Selection is based on passion for the STEM field of study, strong moral character and leadership ability. Applications are available online.


CuraDebt Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be attending an accredited 4-year university or college located in United States as an undergraduate or graduate level student or be a graduating high-school senior with a GPA of 3.0 or above. Applicants must be pursuing or planning to pursue a degree in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Applicants must come up with a unique way to solve the budget deficit through education and empowering our youth. Solutions may be in the form of an essay, YouTube video or an infographic. Applications must be emailed.


Friends of Alan Turing Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM).


Vision Tech Camps Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 1

Applicants must be rising high school seniors or students currently attending college. Students must be pursuing or intend to seek a degree in a field related to technology - including computer science, computer engineering, sciences, engineering, graphic design, or a closely related field. Applicants may choose to include a written description or video of work done using technology.