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At University of the Cumberlands, we strive to help make your education affordable. We offer a number of scholarships that are available to full-time undergraduate students, excluding online students, and are renewable for up to 4 years. We also list external scholarships that all students can apply for, regardless of their academic level or whether they're taking classes in-seat or online. Scholarship amounts range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars. Students may qualify for only one scholarship in the academic category.

For most scholarships, our Priority Filing Date for applications is February 1st; however, applications submitted after that date may be considered on a case-by-case basis. All applicants for scholarships should be accepted for admission prior to scholarship application submission and, in general, should have filed the FAFSA.

Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

We aim to make education at Cumberlands even more affordable than it already is by decreasing student dependency on federal loans and reducing the financial burden of earning a college degree. As part of our Cumberlands Commitment, and beginning in the fall of 2024, the University will introduce new measures to reduce students’ out-of-pocket costs.

This new program will offer on-campus undergraduate students a combination of scholarship funds and forgivable, zero-interest loans. Our goal with the program is to decrease total out-of-pocket costs with students paying, on average, no more than $2,000 per semester to attend Cumberlands. 

  • Students must complete the FAFSA as soon as the filing window opens in December 
  • Cumberlands will issue financial aid packages to students based on FAFSA information 
  • Students will continue to contribute state and federal financial aid to the cost of their education 
  • Students that have more than $2,000 per semester ($4,000 per year) out-of-pocket will automatically be offered the Cumberlands Commitment program as part of their financial aid package 
  • Enrolled students that maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) will remain in the program and have applicable institutional loans forgiven each semester 
  • Students must complete the FAFSA each year to maintain eligibility 

Presidential scholarships are available for first-time freshmen based on high school GPA. To qualify, a student must have at least a 2.5 or higher GPA when applying at the university. Presidential scholarship awards range in amounts and are renewable each year as long as a student maintains Satisfactory Academic Progress. There is no application, and scholarships will automatically be awarded once the student has been accepted and completed the FAFSA.

*Scholarships may be adjusted or removed based on financial need.

To be eligible, students must have completed the Governor’s Scholars Program the summer prior to their intended enrollment year and complete the form below to upload their certificate of completion. Two spots are held annually on a first come, first served basis once enrollment deposit is paid for first-time freshman students. This scholarship covers tuition and fees up to $9,875 for four consecutive years of undergraduate main-campus enrollment and is not stackable with other institutional academic scholarships. Failure to complete the FAFSA application may result in loss of scholarship.

Financial need may be considered when evaluating applicants. The Financial Aid Office reserves the right to adjust all scholarships to stay within Title IV guidelines, state awarding guidelines, and campus policy.

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Transfer scholarships are available for students transferring to University of the Cumberlands from another college or university who will be enrolled in the on-campus undergraduate program. Eligibility and amounts are based on the student’s current college GPA. A student must have a college GPA of 2.5 or higher to qualify. There is a no application and the scholarship will automatically be awarded once the student has been accepted and completed the FAFSA. 

Check out our Raise Me website, create your profile, and learn how on-campus transfer students can maximize scholarship amounts! 

Merit-Based Scholarships

Athletic Scholarships are offered in both men's and women's intercollegiate athletics in accordance with the regulations of the NAIA and the Mid-South Conference. These scholarships are based on athletic potential and are awarded by an appropriate member of the athletic staff in coordination with the Financial Aid Office. These scholarships are limited in number by regulation and institutional policy. Interested students should contact the coach of the sport in which competition is desired.

As a private Christian university, University of the Cumberlands (UC) places significant value on the contributions of individuals through active participation in leadership positions within their local church or Christian organizations in their school or community. The Christian Leadership Scholarship Program seeks to acknowledge the leadership contributions of deserving students by providing scholarship funds and leadership opportunities while attending UC. 

Scholarship recipients are automatically enrolled in the Freshman Leadership Development Program sponsored by UC Campus Ministries, which is used to strengthen one's Christian faith while also further developing leadership qualities. After completion of the program, students will be placed into leadership positions in one of the university's affiliated ministries for the remainder of their tenure at UC. 

The scholarship award is up to $1,000 and can be renewed annually based on consistent and meaningful leadership contributions within the assigned ministry area. Extracurricular commitment for the scholarship will be equivalent to that of serving as a player on a university athletic team. 

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must: 

  • Be actively involved in a leadership position within a local church, school-sponsored Christian organization, or other Christian organizations or activities within their community 
  • Plan to be a new first-year student at UC; though this scholarship is intended for first-time freshman, transfer students who are new to the university may be considered on a case-by-case basis 
  • Complete the scholarship application, including submission of two letters of recommendation, by February 1st; qualified candidates will then be asked to participate in a virtual interview with campus ministry staff to assess their fit for the scholarship program
  • Complete the admission process and be admitted to the university by March 1st
  • Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1st 
  • Enroll in the MSMN 330 Religious Topics course during their first semester at UC
  • Be actively involved in required campus ministry events held every Thursday each semester

To apply, applicants must submit an application and include two letters of recommendation. The recommendation letters and application must be submitted by February 1st to be considered for this scholarship.

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The Cumberlands Scholars program is Cumberlands’ most prestigious scholarship. This is an invitation-only scholarship. Outstanding students will be invited by our Scholarship Committee to attend Cumberlands Scholars Interview Day. On January 27th, invited students will participate in interviews, a brunch, and optional campus tours as part of Cumberlands Scholars Interview Day. 

The selected recipients will be awarded up to $4,000 in scholarship per year for up to eight full-time (12 credits or more) semesters. Submit applications and nominations by January 15th.

The Scholarship Committee is looking for students who meet the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 3.6 cumulative high school GPA
  • Minimum 28 ACT or 1330 SAT (super score accepted) 
    *Official ACT or SAT scores are required before Cumberlands Scholars Interview Day.

Strong candidates will demonstrate:

  • Concern for their community and the world
  • Integrity and discipline in and outside of the classroom
  • Intellectual curiosity and ambition
  • Creative problem-solving and innovation

A school or community official who wishes to submit a nomination for a student may do so here

Students who would like to be considered for the scholarship may fill out an application with their information and a list of involvements here. 

All nominations and applications must be submitted by January 15th to be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee. A submitted nomination or application does not guarantee an interview invitation.

Financial need may be considered when evaluating applicants. The Financial Aid Office reserves the right to adjust all scholarships to stay within Title IV guidelines, state awarding guidelines, and campus policy.

Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of each academic year in order to remain eligible for the scholarship. If a recipient fails to meet the required GPA, the Financial Aid office will reach out to the student to check in and create a plan of action to help them achieve their academic goals with the potential to re-qualify for the scholarship.

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The Lewis Appalachian Scholarship has been established by an alumnus to recognize two incoming Freshmen from eastern Kentucky who demonstrates academic promise and a genuine desire to give back to their community. This scholarship is a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship and has an application deadline of February 1st.  Any application submitted after February 1st, may be given consideration on case by case basis.

Students from the following list of schools in eastern Kentucky will be eligible to apply for this scholarship:  

  • Bell County 
  • Belfry
  • Betsy Lane 
  • Breathitt County 
  • Buckhorn 
  • Clay County
  • Cordia 
  • East Ridge 
  • Estill County 
  • Harlan 
  • Harlan County 
  • Hazard 
  • Jackson City 
  • Jenkins
  • Johnson Central 
  • Knott County Central 
  • Lawrence County 
  • Lee County 
  • Leslie County 
  • Letcher County 
  • Magoffin County 
  • Middlesboro 
  • North Laurel
  • Owsley County
  • Paintsville 
  • Perry County Central 
  • Phelps
  • Piarist School 
  • Pikeville 
  • Pike County Central 
  • Pineville
  • Powell County 
  • Prestonsburg 
  • Red Bird Christian
  • Riverside Christian 
  • Shelby Valley 
  • Sheldon Clark 
  • South Floyd 
  • South Laurel
  • Wolfe County

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Music Scholarships are available to students who plan to participate in music ensembles at UC. Scholarship amounts vary and are based upon the successful completion of an audition.  Scholarships are awarded annually. For more information about the audition process, contact us: Phone: 606.539.4332

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The Patriot Scholars program offers scholarships to qualified students who exhibit strong leadership, academic potential, and seek to better their community. University of the Cumberlands offers new students the opportunity to receive a scholarship worth up to $2,000 per year. Award recipients will enjoy the benefits of the scholarship for up to eight full-time (12 credits or more) semesters. The number of awarded semesters will depend on the applicant’s previous college credit.   
 
To apply, students must meet the following qualifications: 

  • First-time Freshman: Minimum 3.4 cumulative high school GPA and a 24 ACT or 1190 SAT.
  • Transfer: Minimum 3.4 GPA from most recent colligate institution.  
  • Display characteristics of servant leadership, academic excellence, and a commitment to community service.  

This scholarship is open to all students who meet the eligibility requirements. To apply, applicants must submit an essay and two letters of recommendation. The application, letters of recommendation, and essay must be submitted by February 1st to be considered for this scholarship.

Financial need may be considered when evaluating applicants. The Financial Aid Office reserves the right to adjust all scholarships to stay within Title IV guidelines, state awarding guidelines, and campus policy.
Applicants should select one of the essay prompts provided below and submit a response of 300-500 words.

  1. What worries you the most about your community? What do you think you as an individual can do to help improve this problem? 
  2. What is a belief or opinion you have held that you ended up changing your mind about? What made you alter this belief? 
  3. Describe someone in your life who you respect. How do you wish to implement those characteristics into your own life?  

Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of each academic year in order to remain eligible for the scholarship. If a recipient fails to meet the required GPA, the Financial Aid office will reach out to the student to check in and create a plan of action to help them achieve their academic goals with the potential to re-qualify for the scholarship.

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Our new ARMY ROTC scholarship program will offer Cumberlands cadets a $750 annual scholarship for participation. All main campus students also receive free textbooks through our textbook loan program. 

Cumberlands ROTC builds a foundation of respect, integrity and duty through a focused leadership program. Character, fitness and skills are strengthened as you move forward through the program to fulfill the Army’s ROTC motto – Leadership Excellence.  

Above all, you are the future. You are Leadership Excellence. Go Forward. 

Learn more about Cumberlands ROTC program.

Learn more about national Army ROTC Scholarships.

Contact russell.carr [at] ucumberlands.edu (Russell Carr) for more information. 

Scholarship Search Engines

Going Merry is a Free Scholarship Website database where students may apply for scholarships using auto filled forms. The website provides an added benefit in applying for multiple scholarships at once. They also offer personalized matching for opportunities on thousands of scholarships and grants. 

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Scholarship America works directly with students, parents, colleges, businesses, and communities to provide access to college scholarships. Since it was founded in 1958, Scholarship America has distributed $4.9 billion to 2.9 million students.

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CollegeScholarships.org was created to provide a more efficient way to locate college scholarship opportunities to help students fund their education. Students can select multiple categories of interest to search a database of available scholarships, grants, and student loans.

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Scholarships.com is a free scholarship search resource that matches students with opportunities from a database of millions of college scholarships.

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Fastweb is an external free scholarship search platform that connects individuals to scholarship and financial aid tools for high school and college students to make attending college more affordable. Students can create a profile and receive personalized scholarship recommendations based on their strengths, interests, activities, and skills.


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The Discover Free Scholarship Search Engine offers students the opportunity to search for three million scholarships worth more than $18 billion dollars. A student can search for scholarships by interests of hobbies, academics or other categories. 

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Receiving External Scholarships

Please note that University of the Cumberlands will not endorse or certify the legality of any external scholarship entry. University of the Cumberlands cannot guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the external scholarships information found within the scholarship links. We highly recommend that you verify the scholarship information, deadlines, and eligibility requirements.

Students receiving a scholarship from an external agency must notify the school to have the scholarship directed to the student’s account.

Scholarships may be mailed to:

University of the Cumberlands
Office of Student Accounts
6178 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769

  • Please include the Student ID# and the award period for the scholarship funds.

If you are an external agency that is providing a scholarship and would like to have it presented, please email us at financialaid [at] ucumberlands.edu (financialaid[at]ucumberlands[dot]edu).

*** Make sure you are aware of scams when applying for external scholarships. Avoid scholarship organizations that may charge a fee or ask for personal information such as a Social Security number, credit card number, or banking information.

External Scholarships

External scholarships are private funded scholarships given to students by private donors, organizations, foundations and other outside sources. These scholarships are not directly related with the University of the Cumberlands. Scholarship recipients are chosen by the external agency and funds are distributed to the student by the university, once the funds are received from that specific agency.

The Nurse Corps Scholarship Program is open to eligible nursing students who are enrolled in or have been accepted to a professional nursing degree program at an accredited school of nursing in the United States.

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The National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program is open to students who are pursuing primary care health professions training in one of these health disciplines: physician; dentist; nurse practitioner; nurse midwife; or physician assistant.

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The National Fraternal Order of Police provides assistance in the form of a tuition reimbursement scholarship to eligible members to obtain a degree from a National FOP-affiliated school. University of the Cumberlands is recognized as an FOP university.

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The Brave of Heart Fund was established to provide charitable grants and emotional support services to families of the frontline healthcare workers, volunteers, and support staff whose lives were lost in the fight against COVID-19. 

The Brave of Heart Fund continues to honor the hard work and sacrifice of healthcare workers and their families via scholarship funding for their spouses, domestic partners, and children.

Scholarship funding, depending on an eligible applicant's academic focus, student status, and other criteria may  offer award amounts  from $5,000 to $50,000 per year, depending on financial need, area of study and type of degree a person is seeking. Applicants can receive the award a maximum of eight times or four academic years (whichever occurs first).. Scholarships are available for accredited studies at the undergraduate or graduate levels, for community college, and vocational and technical coursework and programs. Non-traditional students and individuals enrolled in part-time coursework may also apply.

Brave of Heart Scholarship application cycles are scheduled to open in February and August of each year. Interested applicants should visit Scholarship America to register and receive updates and alerts about application cycles.

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The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program, formerly known as the Undergraduate Training Program, facilitates the recruitment of individuals, particularly minority high school students, who have demonstrated skills critical to NSA. Stokes is open to high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.

As an NSA employee with the Stokes Program, you will attend college full-time, receive up to $30,000 per year for tuition and mandatory fees, and work during the summers at NSA for 12 weeks in areas that are related to your course of study. You'll acquire real-world experience and receive a year-round salary. 

If you would like additional information about the Stokes Educational Scholarship Program, please contact us at Stokes [at] uwe.nsa.gov (Stokes[at]uwe[dot]nsa[dot]gov) or by phone at 410-854-4725.

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The AICPA has supported accounting students for more than 130 years. One of the ways we do this is through our scholarship program, which offers educational funding for accounting students at all stages - from high school seniors about to enter college to CPAs pursuing their Ph.D. The AICPA Foundation awards more than $1 million in scholarships, grants and fellowships to hundreds of students each year, with recipients receiving on average $5,000 towards their education.

College students: If you’re currently enrolled in an accounting program, check out the National Scholarship Search page for more information on the scholarships below, as well as additional opportunities offered by state CPA societies, National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) chapters and other not-for-profits. We also encourage you to contact your state CPA societies and school financial aid offices for other potential sources of financial assistance.

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The Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund was created directly due to the catastrophic event of 9/11.

The scholarship supports dependent children, spouses or domestic partners of 9/11 victims, including airplane crew and passengers; World Trade Center and Pentagon workers and visitors; and relief workers, including firefighters, emergency medical personnel, and law enforcement personnel who were involved in the rescue efforts.

For more information on registration, eligibility, guidelines, and Fund management, please contact Scholarship America at 1-800-537-4180 or info [at] familiesoffreedom.org (info[at]familiesoffreedom[dot]org) or phone 1-877-862-0136.

Zonta is dedicated to achieving gender equality in education and supports scholarships, fellowships and awards for women and girls pursuing education and careers in these traditionally male-dominated fields.

There are three categories:

  • Amelia Earhart Fellowship with up to 30 awards being offered of $10,000 each. Application period will open July.
  • Women in Business Scholarship with up to 37 awards being offered of $5,000 each, annually.  Application period will open generally April – June, with deadline, generally August 15
  • Women in STEM Scholarship with up to 32 awards being offered of 5,000 each. Application period will open generally July - August, with deadline, generally September 15”

The application process must start with a Zonta club. All application materials must be received at a Zonta club by the deadline printed on the application.

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Mike Nyeholt, who achieved becoming  a three-time NCAA All American Swimmer, tragically became paralyzed January  2, 1981 from a dirt bike accident. Mike began this foundation to offer scholarships to those who had experienced similar life-changing accidents so that they could chart a new path for their lives. This scholarship was founded to offer hope and inspiration to young student-athletes who have overcome tremendous adversity through the gift of education. Together with co-founders Ron Orr and Mike Nyeholt, Jersey Mike’s CEO Peter Cancro shares the common vision and pledge to carry on the Ripple Effect with a $1 million donation toward the launch of the foundation. History shows us that one person through extraordinary opportunity and action can make a tremendous difference in the world. That one person touches the lives of others and the impact spreads from there. In the pool, one swimmer creates a ripple and a team makes waves. 

The scholarships are offered to athletes that have participated in organized sports,  who have been injured through a tragic accident, or through other illnesses, and have become physically challenged, (for further information, please e-mail info [at] swimwithmkie.org (info[at]swimwithmkie[dot]org)). The scholarships may be offered to undergraduate and graduate students, may be renewable, and may be upwards of $10,000 annually, of which upwards of 50 scholarships annually have been provided.

The deadline to apply for a scholarship is May 1, 2024 for the 2024-2025 academic year. 

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The James Madison Education Fund Inc. is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1994 as a partner organization to the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation with a mission to encourage study of the United States Constitution, its roots, its formation, its principles, and its development. The James Madison Education Fund Inc. is privately funded through your generous donations. The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. As funding permits, the Foundation plans to offer one fellowship per state per year. Applications for 2024 Fellowships will open on Constitution Day, September 17, 2023. Select “Notify Me” below to get an update when it is live. The deadline to submit the 2024 application is March 1, 2024.

 The fellowships are intended exclusively for graduate study leading to a master’s degree. James Madison Fellows may attend any accredited institution of higher education in the United States. Each Fellow will be expected to pursue and complete a master’s degree in one of the following (listed in order of the Foundation’s preference): 

  • Master of Arts (MA) in American history, political science, or government
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) concentrating on either American Constitutional history (in a history department) or American government, political institutions, and political theory (in a political science department). MAT degrees without required constitutional coursework cannot be approved.
  • Master of Education (MED) or the Master of Arts or Master of Science in Education with a concentration in American history or American government, political institutions, and political theory.

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The Howard Hughes Corporation creates vibrant, award-winning communities where people can live their best lives. To support generations to come, The Howard Hughes Scholarship Program will award three renewable $5,000 scholarships to high school seniors residing in or around one of their communities. The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.

The website indicates the following details regarding eligibility and awards: Applicants to the Howard Hughes Corporation Community Scholarship Program must:

  • Be high school seniors, high school graduates or current college undergraduates residing in one of the following six (6) regional areas:
  • New York – New York County
  • Maryland – Howard County
  • Texas – Harris or Montgomery Counties
  • Nevada – Clark County
  • Arizona – Maricopa County
  • Hawaii – Honolulu County
  • Plan to enroll in fulltime undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Be pursuing a major in one of the following fields:
  • Accounting, Marketing/Digital, Finance/Economics, Engineering (Civil/Mechanical), Human Resources, Communication, English/Literature 

Additional details are listed below:

  • Up to 3 renewable awards of $5,000 each will be granted.
  • Awards are renewable up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance. Students do not need to continue to reside in an eligible regional area for renewal of their award.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.


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The Kentucky Horse Council has a variety of scholarship opportunities listing various associations, requirements, and amounts. Per the website, the Kentucky Horse Council creates a “connection to the Kentucky Equine Industry. A private nonprofit that offers the "Foal License Plate", develops programs for Trails, Health and Welfare, Horse Owners, Youth and Legislation.  We are an all breed, all discipline organization managed by a Board of Directors and operated out of an office at the Kentucky Horse Park. Membership and donations to the Kentucky Horse Council support the Kentucky Equine Industry's health and sustainability. The Kentucky Horse Council is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated, through education and leadership, to the protection and development of the Kentucky equine community.” Scholarships listed on the website vary from $1,000.00 up to $20,000.00.

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Derek Hughes was born and raised in Liverpool, England, Derek Hughes began his insurance career there in 1957 with the Royal Exchange Insurance Group. He emigrated to the United States in 1961 and, after working for several insurance firms, found his way to the excess and surplus lines industry and Western World Insurance Company in 1968. He retired from Western World as CEO in 1991. He served on the board of directors of NAPSLO, a WSIA legacy association, and chaired its education committee for many years. During his tenure, he led the development of the association’s first education program, with a goal to both educate and support young talent coming into the industry and to provide ongoing professional development and education for industry veterans and regulators who often misunderstood the surplus lines market. That mission and his legacy remain at the forefront of the association and foundation’s education program today.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • In order to be eligible for this scholarship, students must meet the following guiding principles:
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.25 or a major GPA of 3.5 or higher (both on a 4.0 scale);
  • Be a college sophomore, junior or senior enrolled full time in an undergraduate program and not graduating before Fall 2023 (graduate students are not eligible);
  • Be enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 credit hours) in an undergraduate degree program;
  • Satisfy one of the following substantive requirements:
  • Be pursuing a Risk Management and/or Insurance (RMI) major, minor, or concentration; or
  • Have taken RMI courses; or
  • Have work experience in the insurance industry.
  • Plan to pursue a position in the excess and surplus line industry upon graduation.
  • Approximately 29 scholarships with award amounts of $5,000.00  will be offered for the school year.
  • Scholarship application date begins November 13,2023  and ends on March 11, 2024. 

Previous recipients are eligible to receive the scholarship in subsequent years but must reapply each year. Preference is given to students pursing an RMI degree. 

Additional benefits to scholarship recipients:

  • $250 for completion of the Surplus Lines Fundamentals online course
  • Support to attend a WSIA Education Foundation symposium that is in closest proximity to the student. Includes free registration, $400 travel stipend, and overnight hotel cost.
  • Connection to a WSIA U40 member who can assist with networking and education about the industry.
  • Resume shared with WSIA members.
  • Opportunity to sign up for webinars offered through WSIA

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The Citizens Scholarship Grand Prize scholarship is in the amount of $15,000 with monthly prizes of $2,500.00, and quarterly prize opportunities of $2,500.00 each.

The Citizens Scholarship Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C., and U.S. Territories, who are 16 years of age or older, are students, or prospective students, or parents/guardians of students intending to enroll or enrolled at least half-time in an accredited undergraduate/graduate post-secondary institution. To be eligible for a chance to win the Citizens Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Scholarship entrants must also be an: American Indian or Alaskan Native, African American or Black, Hispanic or Latino/a, Asian, Native Hawaiian, or other Pacific Islander, Women, member of the LGBTQ+ community, individual with disabilities, and/or a veteran. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 AM ET on 7/1/23 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on 6/30/24. Sponsored by Citizens.

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The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund has provided more than 4,400 students with more than $70,000,000 in scholarship grants. Stephen and Betty Phillips took great interest in helping students obtain a college education, even before the scholarship fund was set up. After Stephen Phillips death, his wife, Betty Phillips, was moved into action to create the Scholarship Fund in honor of her husband, and even became personally involved in selecting the scholarship recipients. Their legacy continues to positively impact students seeking higher education, by offering this scholarship fund that is a renewable, four-year scholarship(s) to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, their community, or at home), a strong work ethic, and leadership qualities.

The Award details are listed below:

  • The intent of this award is to enable students to attend college without accumulating burdensome debt.
  • In most cases, the Phillips Scholarship award ranges from $3,000 to $17,000 yearly.
  • The award is renewable for up to four undergraduate years provided a GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is maintained and financial need does not change substantially.
  • All grants will be paid directly to the institution.
  • High school seniors entering college and returning college students attending accredited U.S. colleges or universities are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • Awards may only be used for undergraduate study and are limited to those seeking a first bachelor’s degree.
  • Awards will only be granted to applicants who are permanent residents of New England: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont; however, recipients may attend college anywhere in the United States.

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Since the year 2000, the Patient Advocate Foundation (and in combination with generous donors) has offered scholarships for survivors suffering or who have suffered,  from cancer or other chronic illnesses (see website for additional information) so these students, despite obstacles, may pursue their desire for higher learning.  Within the website of the patientadvocate.org, there are scholarship programs for National ,Virginia State, and Graduate students. These programs may be recurring for up to two years within Graduate Programs with a total of $6,000 being offered, or four consecutive years within the Undergraduate Programs and a maximum benefit of $12,000 for those seeking a bachelor's degree. 

The deadline for application submission is March 9, 2024.

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Since 1953, the ASM Materials Education Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling over $1.3 million. Currently, we award up to 20 scholarships annually. Most awards include a certificate of recognition and stipend to attend our annual awards ceremony.

 ASM Materials Education Foundation is offering 9 categories of scholarships through February 28th.

Undergraduate Scholarships:

  • George A. Roberts Scholarships: Up to seven scholarships of $6,000 (each). Established in 1995 through a generous contribution by Dr. George A. Roberts, past president of ASM and retired CEO of Teledyne, as an expression of his commitment to education and the materials science and engineering community.
  • Lucille & Charles A. Wert Scholarship: One year full tuition of up to $10,000. Established in 2006 through a generous bequest by Dr. & Mrs. Charles Wert.
  • William Park Woodside Founder’s Scholarship: One year full tuition of up to $10,000. Established in 1996 by Mrs. Sue Woodside Shulec in honor of her grandfather, William Park Woodside, a man whose vision and leadership evolved into the founding of ASM International.
  • Acta Materialia Scholarships: Two scholarships of $5,000 (each). Established in 2017 through a generous contribution by Acta Materialia through its Board of Governors, as an expression of the Corporation’s commitment to education and the materials science and engineering community.
  • Ladish Co. Foundation Scholarships: Two scholarships of $2,500 (each). (Student must be a Wisconsin resident and must attend a Wisconsin university to qualify.)
  • ASM Outstanding Scholars Awards: Three scholarships of $2,000 (each) to recognize distinguished scholars. (Merit based).
  • Edward J. Dulis Scholarship: One award of $1,500. Established in 2003 by the family of Edward J. Dulis, who was a fellow of ASM International.
  • John M. Haniak Scholarship: One award of $1,500. Established in 2003 by the family of John Myron Haniak, who was a life-long dedicated member of ASM International. (Student must be a Pennsylvania resident and / or must attend a Pennsylvania university to qualify.)
  • David J. Chellman Scholarship: One award of $2,500. Established in 2014 by Mrs. Arline Denny in honor of her husband David James Chellman, who was a long-standing Senior Technical Fellow with Lockheed Martin Corporation, a life member of ASM International, and who enthusiastically served on the AeroMat Conference Organizing Committee for more than 25 years. This scholarship is an expression of his commitment to education and the materials science and engineering community, and is awarded based on academic merit and financial need.

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The Essential Visionaries Scholarship Fund is awarding approximately 100 renewable scholarships up to $10,000/year for students seeking a degree or certificate in Education, Counseling/Psychology or Nursing.  

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates or current college undergraduates in the United States, who plan to enroll in part-time or full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year. Applicants must also have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent), and be planning to pursue an eligible major. Financial need will be considered. 

Recipients attending vocational-technical or two-year institutions will receive awards up to $5,000; recipients attending four-year schools will receive up to $10,000. Essential Visionaries Scholarships are renewable up to four years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance and continued part-time or full-time enrollment in an eligible field of study. 

The opportunity opens in January of 2024.

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Scholarships up to $20,000 over four years will be awarded to full-time students who have been accepted to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent (culinary school, for example). Applicants can be current high school seniors entering college in the fall or students currently attending a college or university. To date, Beyond the Boroughs has awarded over $300,000 in scholarship dollars.

The scholarship will be paid directly to the institution of higher learning. Everyone who meets the requirements below is invited to apply. Scholarship recipients will receive notice of their award by June 15 of the school year prior to when the scholarship will commence.

Scholarship Application Requirements:

  • Acceptance to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent
  • Low income household
  • G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher
  • Involvement in an extra-curricular activity or work
  • Completion of full application including a completed Student Aid Report from the FAFSA or the CSS Profile
  • We accept applications each year from starting in January. The deadline to apply is March 15th.

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The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting provides scholarships and mentoring, supporting equitable access to education and the advancement of women who are pursuing careers in accounting. The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting awards scholarships to women who are pursuing Accounting degrees at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels. You may apply for more than one scholarship, with the exception of Women In Transition and Women in Need. Please study the criteria for each scholarship to determine your eligibility.

  • Women In Transition - This scholarship is designated for a woman who is the primary source of support for her family and is enrolling as an incoming freshman to earn a Bachelors Degree in Accounting. It is awarded for up to $16,000 over four years as determined by the Board of Trustees and will be renewed annually upon completion of satisfactory course work as evidenced by a 3.0 GPA.
  • Women In Need - This scholarship is for a woman who is the primary source of support for her family and is completing her sophomore year of academic pursuit to earn a Bachelors Degree in Accounting. It is awarded in the amount of $2,000 per year for two years and will be renewed for the second year upon completion of satisfactory course work as evidenced by a 3.0 GPA.
  • Institute of Management Accountants IMA® - IMA is funding two one-year undergraduate scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each for women who are working toward a Bachelors Degree in Accounting. In addition to the cash award, scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary one-year student membership to the IMA (a $39 value), the CMA exam entrance fee (a $250 value), as well as the exam registration fee (valued at $415 per part). The CMA exam entrance and registration fees have a two year time limit and are non-transferrable.
  • EFWA Undergraduate – EFWA is funding several one-year undergraduate scholarships in various amounts between $1,000 and $2,500 each for women who are working towards a Bachelors Degree in Accounting attending an accredited school. These students can be incoming freshman or women returning to school pursuing their undergraduate degree.
  • American Dream – This scholarship is funding a one-year undergraduate scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for women who are attending a two-year community college and have aspirations towards transferring to a four-year college or university to pursue a Bachelors Degree in Accounting. This scholarship is intended to offer an opportunity to provide financial and mentoring support primarily for individuals from the Black, Latinx, and Native population. Eligibility for the American Dream scholarship is not exclusionary on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national and ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, socioeconomic background, or sexual orientation. Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents.

Please read the scholarship requirements thoroughly to determine eligibility to apply for the following scholarships selection criteria:

  • Female US citizen attending accredited US school pursuing an accounting degree.
  • Commitment to the goal of pursuing a degree in Accounting in preparation for a career as an accounting or finance professional, including evidence of continued commitment to this goal after receiving the award.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in accounting and business as evidenced by prior course work and/or work experience.
  • Clear evidence that goals and a plan for achieving those goals, both personal and professional, have been established.
  • Financial need
  • Scholarship recipients will be selected by June 30.

Each year the scholarship application period opens in January and closes April 30th for most scholarships. The postgraduate scholarship application period closes May 15th.

Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) Scholarships, will award 50 scholarships totaling $212,500 (USD):

  • five (5) $20,000 scholarships distributed over 4 years ($5,000 per year, renewable)
  • forty-five (45) $2,500 one-time only scholarships.

The BAM Scholarship was created to enable Black and African American students to attend college and pursue a career in technology.  The goal is to empower future generations to do and be more.

To be considered for a BAM Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a US-based high school senior of African descent (for example, African American, African, Ethiopian, etc.).
  • Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the US in the fall immediately following your high school graduation.
  • Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).
  • Demonstrate a passion for technology.
  • Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Require financial assistance to attend college.

How to apply

Our next scholarship cycle will open on January 22, 2024, and applications will be accepted until March 13, 2024.

Please check this site again mid-January 2024 to receive further details on the application process. Applications will be submitted via the Scholarship America Hub.

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The Microsoft Disability Scholarship seeks to empower students with disabilities to achieve more through access to education leading to a career in technology.

This scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors with disabilities who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and aspire to have a career in the technology industry. The scholarships are renewable – each winner who continues to meet the criteria is eligible to receive an annual award of $5,000 for up to four (4) consecutive years for a potential total $20,000 scholarship. A total of eight (8) scholarships will be awarded in 2023.

Requirements

To be considered for the Microsoft Disability Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a current high school senior living with a disability as defined by WHO, including visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, and/or speech disabilities or other disability
  • Plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation.
  • Declare an approved major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing).
  • Demonstrate a passion for technology.
  • Demonstrate leadership at school and/or in the community.
  • Have a high school cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Require financial assistance to attend college.
  • Enrollment status must be full-time or half-time.

 How to Apply

Our next scholarship cycle will open on January 22, 2024, and applications will be accepted until March 13, 2024. Please check this site again mid-January 2024 to receive further details on the application process. Applications will be submitted via the Scholarship America portal.

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The HOLA at Microsoft this year, will award five scholarships totaling US $55,000:

Two (2) $20,000 scholarships distributed over 4 years($5,000 per year, renewable)

Three (3) $5,000 one-time scholarship.

 HOLA Scholarship Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a US-based high school senior of Hispanic and Latinx descent (for example, Mexican American, Cuban American, Brazilian, etc) of an accredited organization.
  • Plan to attend a two or four-year college or university in the US.
  • Plan to pursue an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, business management, marketing, or have a declared major.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and a passion for helping your community within your school, neighborhood, family or an organization.
  • Demonstrate leadership at a school or in the community.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Require financial assistance to attend college.
  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA.

How to apply:

Our next scholarship cycle will open on January 22, 2024, and applications will be accepted until March 13, 2024. Please check this site again mid-January 2024 to receive further details on the application process. Applications will be submitted via the Scholarship America Hub.

As part of the application process, you will be asked to submit the following:

  • High school transcript.
  • One letter of recommendation.
  • One 1500-character essay describing how you plan to engage in the technology industry.
  • Extracurricular activities including school, community, and work-related activities.

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This scholarship will be awarded to promising high school senior and current undergraduate women and non-binary people* who plan to attend or are attending a vocational or academic college and targeting a career in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math).Scholarship Awards will vary in size, up to $5,000, offered as one-time or renewable for up to four (4) years.

To be considered for the Women at Microsoft Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior who identifies as a woman and/or as non-binary*. 
  • Wish to pursue a career** in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) field.
  • Plan to attend an accredited 2-4 year public or private college or university or technical college in the United States (or a US affiliate program) in the upcoming academic year.***
  • Have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Our next scholarship cycle will open on January 22, 2024, and applications will be accepted until March 13, 2024. Please check this site again mid-January 2024 to receive further details on the application process. Applications will be submitted via the Scholarships America Hub.

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The purpose of the Kailee Mills Foundation Scholarship Program is to educate teen drivers about seat belt safety through seat belt awareness, research, volunteerism, and leadership. Scholarship recipients deliver high levels of academic achievement, ambition, leadership, and a desire to make a difference. The Kailee Mills Foundation has awarded $191,000 in scholarships since 2020.

We award numerous scholarships to students across the United States each year. The scholarship awards vary in range but could be up to $20,000. These scholarships must be used at any 2-year or 4-year accredited college or university. All applicants must show academic achievement and help to spread seat belt safety awareness in their community. The scholarship application is now open, and we will accept applications through April 1, 2024.

Scholarship awards of $5,000 and above are distributed at $5,000 per semester. Awarded amounts under $5,000 will be a one-time distribution. Any awarded amount unused in a semester will be rolled over to the next semester. All scholarship funds will be paid directly to the college or university at the beginning of each spring and fall semester as long as the recipient requirements have been met.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a high school senior or current post-secondary undergraduate.
  • Receive or have received a high school diploma at/by the end of the graduating school year. (If you are a current college student, you must have taken classes consecutively).
  • Be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in a full-time (at least 12 hours) degree-seeking program for the first time.
  • Be a US citizen or legal resident.
  • Have a current GPA of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Have at least a 1050 SAT score or a 20 ACT.

Additional scholarship information:

  • Demonstrate a desire to make a meaningful contribution to society.
  • Have volunteered for organizations in their community and submit verifiable proof of volunteer hours.
  • Strive to maintain excellence in their education.
  • Scholarship Distribution
  • Scholarships must be used at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university.
  • Scholarships $5,000 and above will be distributed by semester in $5,000 increments. Any excess amount may be rolled over to the following semesters as long as the recipient requirements have been met.
  • Scholarship awards under $5,000 will be a one-time distribution (if necessary, unused amounts may roll forward after meeting recipient requirements).
  • Scholarship distributions will be paid at the beginning of each spring and fall semester as long as the recipient requirements have been met.
  • Distributions will be paid directly to institutions or appropriate and verified recipients.
  • Awards can be used towards tuition, books, room and board, and other educational fees incurred through the educational institution.
  • Any excess amount after degree completion will be forfeited and returned to the Kailee Mills Foundation Scholarship Fund.

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SoCalGas has awarded more than $3.5 million in scholarships to 2,326 students through the scholarship programs since 2001. Investing in the next generation through education is one way SoCalGas is committed to creating a thriving community for us all. The SoCalGas Scholarship Program encourages students to pursue higher education and supports their academic endeavors. Our objective is to create a diverse pool of future scientists, mathematicians, technology experts, and engineers that can help address the complex issues our communities face today and tomorrow.

The Eligibility requirements and Awards offered are listed below:

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria with regard to the 4-Year University Program:

  • Be a high school senior with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent.
  • Live in the SoCalGas service territory (https://tariff.socalgas.com/regulatory/tariffs/tm2/pdf/tariffs/GAS_G-CITIES_CITIES.pdf?_ga=2.175592612.723818423.1702499783-1999995742.1702499783)
  • Plan to attend a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the 2023/2024 academic year.
  • Plan to enroll in an eligible major in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Finance, Accounting. Medical-related fields are not eligible.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • 4-Year University Program
  • Up to fifteen (15) awards of $5,000 per year, totaling $20,000 over four years, will be granted. Awards are renewable for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and continued full-time enrollment in one of the designated fields of study at a four-year college and the continuation of the program by SoCalGas.

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The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) is a not-for-profit, private industry-directed organization that offers technical school, undergraduate, and graduate fellowship assistance to men and women interested in a career in the graphic communications field.

PGSF has two main missions.

  • First, to attract young people to the industry and inform them (and their parents, school advisors, etc.) of the wide variety of career opportunities available.
  • Second, if they are pursuing post-secondary education in order to enter the field or are currently working and looking to continue their education part-time, we provide financial assistance to them.

The application period is now open. Applications “must be completed and submitted by MAY 1, 2024 at 11:59 PM. 

Please see below for additional information and application guidelines:

  • ”Two recommendations are required. Simply enter their email address and we will contact them for you. (Please give your referral enough time to submit before the application site closes).
  • Your official transcripts or a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted through the application site or sent to PGSF.
  • You must have a 3.0 GPA or better.
  • A full-time status. (Full-time status defined as someone who is registered in 12 or more credits per term)
  • A student who is, or will be, enrolled in a printing or graphics program at a technical school, college or university within the United States.
  • The student must be pursuing a career in printing technology, printing management, graphic communication, packaging, or publishing.
  • Scholarships are not awarded for part-time study or for online-only programs.
  • Scholarship awards vary in amount from $1,000 to $5,000 per academic year, in most cases, for up to four years. PGSF students may post their résumés on printworkers.com for those who are seeking internships, part-time, or full-time employment. PGSF Staff will determine the amount of each scholarship. The amount of the scholarship is not made public. The award will be paid in a lump sum directly to the college financial aid office, in the student’s name. The college will be authorized to draw upon the grant for payment of tuition and other fees.

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The National Institutes of Health is offering a program for students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science research. The program provides scholarship recipients up to $20,000 per academic year for tuition, educational, and reasonable living expenses. Scholarships are awarded for one year and can be renewed for up to four years. For every year of scholarship support, scholars commit to two paid service obligations in the NIH Intramural Research Program. These are:

  • A ten week full-time summer internship at the NIH immediately following the year of scholarship support
  • One year of full-time work at the NIH post-graduation; this service obligation may be deferred until completion of an advanced degree program.
  • UGSP scholars work in research groups directed by a Principal Investigator (PI). We offer research opportunities in the biomedical, behavioral and social sciences with opportunities to explore translational and clinical research. Students with experience in biology, engineering, epidemiology, psychology, mathematics, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, nursing, physics, computer science,  bioinformatics and other health-related fields are invited to apply. UGSP Scholars may not work in administrative offices or outside of the NIH Intramural Research Program.

Eligibility criteria:

To apply for UGSP, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. In addition, you must:

  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Have a grade point average of 3.3 or greater on a 4.0-point scale, or rank within the top five percent of your class.
  • Demonstrate exceptional financial need certified by your undergraduate institution’s financial aid office.
  • You must also be able to pass a federal background check. We strongly encourage you to carefully read the full terms and conditions. Ignoring this could prevent you from taking part in the program.
  • You are not eligible for UGSP if any one of the following items applies to you:
  • You are a high school senior.
  • You have already been awarded an undergraduate degree.
  • You are currently enrolled in an advanced degree program, such as a master's degree.
  • You are unable to fulfill the payback requirements.

How to Apply, and Opening and closing dates:

  • The UGSP application will open in early January 2024.
  • The application will close on Friday, March 29, 2024 at 12 noon ET.
  • Early review of applications will begin on Monday, March 15, 2024.
  • References are due on Friday, April 12, 2024 at 12 noon ET.
  • Exceptional Financial Need (EFN) certification is due on Friday, May 17, 2024 at 12 noon ET.

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Welcome to the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program! Whether you are a student, parent, family member, instructor, school administrator, or just interested in STEM education, we are excited to share more about our efforts to support the academic endeavors of college-level learners across the nation.

Lockheed Martin launched the STEM Scholarship Program in 2018 as part of investment in the next generation of STEM talent. We are committed to providing access to pathways through education and into the STEM workforce for all students, particularly those from diverse backgrounds and communities historically underrepresented in STEM fields. Since 2019, over $25 million has been invested and impacted nearly 1,000 students.

Each year, the STEM Scholarship Program awards $10,000 to 200 recipients studying engineering or computer science at a 4-year college or university. Recipients may renew the scholarship up to three times for a total potential value of $40,000 per student. 

Applications for the 2023 cycle are now closed. Please check this page in early 2024 for information about our next application cycle.

Please see Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program Eligibility Requirements and details how Recipients are selected as listed below:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • High school senior with a 2.5 or above GPA OR a freshman, sophomore, or a junior undergraduate student with a 2.5 or above GPA
  • Current or planned 4-year degree enrollment in the following majors:
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Current or planned full-time attendance at an accredited U.S. four-year college or university
  • Interest in a paid internship with Lockheed Martin following their freshman, sophomore or junior year of college, other circumstances notwithstanding (note: the internship is not required to receive a scholarship, and scholarship recipients are not guaranteed an internship)
  • Applicants to the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program must meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • U.S. citizen
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • High school senior with a 2.5 or above GPA OR a freshman, sophomore, or a junior undergraduate student with a 2.5 or above GPA
  • Current or planned 4-year degree enrollment in the following majors:
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Current or planned full-time attendance at an accredited U.S. four-year college or university
  • Interest in a paid internship with Lockheed Martin following their freshman, sophomore or junior year of college, other circumstances notwithstanding (note: the internship is not required to receive a scholarship, and scholarship recipients are not guaranteed an internship)
  • Please contact the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program administrator at lockheedmartin [at] scholarshipamerica.org (lockheedmartin[at]scholarshipamerica[dot]org) or 1-507-931-0465 and ask for the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program.

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KFC Foundation awarded $2.5 million in scholarships—the biggest award year to date.  The KFC Foundation Scholarship program helps KFC restaurant employees in the U.S. pursue their educational dreams by providing $20,000, $5,000, and $2,500 scholarships to use toward tuition at the accredited four-year or two-year college, trade/vocational school, or graduate school of their choice. In 2023, 500+ KFC restaurant employees received a KFC Foundation Scholarship. Of those, eleven KFC restaurant employees received a $20,000 scholarship(eleven recipients), and hundreds received a $5,000 or $2,500 award.:

Eligibility requirements of applicants:

  • I’ve graduated from high school, earned my high school equivalency/GED, or will graduate from high school in May 2024.
  • I’m enrolling in an accredited trade school, college or graduate school for the Fall 2024 semester.
  • If applying for the $5,000 or $2,500 scholarship: I have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • If applying for the $10,000 or $20,000 scholarship: I have a minimum 3.5 GPA.
  • I’m an employee at a KFC restaurant participating in the KFC Foundation’s Annual Donation Program.
  • Application Window February 1-29, 2024

Additional information is listed below:

  • Complete the 2024 scholarship application between Feb. 1-29.
  • Your application is reviewed to ensure its complete and meets minimum eligibility requirements.
  • Your essay is reviewed and scored by a panel of judges; Scholarship winners are selected based on their essay score.
  • Scholarship winners are notified late April 2024.
  • Winners must complete scholarship acceptance form by the deadline. If the acceptance form is not completed by the deadline, the scholarship will be forfeited.
  • The Janet L. Kuhn Scholarship provides an opportunity for one KFC Foundation Scholarship recipient per year to DOUBLE their award amount.* To be considered for this award, applicants must complete an additional essay during the KFC Foundation Scholarship application process.

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With the support of industry member companies and individuals, the Promotional Products Education Foundation(PPEF) provides college scholarships to promotional products industry employees and their children to support general studies and industry-related educational goals. PPEF is an educational, charitable, nonprofit organization that awards college scholarships to students who have a parent working in the promotional products industry or who are working for a company in the industry. Since 1989, PPEF has awarded $3,347,000 in college scholarships to 1,788 students. The Promotional Products Education Foundation scholarship program was established to recognize and encourage scholarly ability and academic performance among the children of individuals whose employment, business, career, or profession encompass the sale, marketing, manufacturing or distribution of promotional products. The program also provides scholarship assistance for individuals who are employed in the promotional products industry. In 2023, PPEF awarded $320,500 in scholarships. The total amount to be awarded in 2024 will be determined by January 2024. The Four-Year Scholarships are renewable for four years of undergraduate studies provided the student demonstrates satisfactory progress towards the degree and meets the required criteria for scholarship renewal.

Eligibility requirements and pertinent information is listed as below:

  • Industry employment by student or parent/legal guardian - this is an annual requirement when renewing scholarships and is for full-time promotional products industry employees or their dependent children.
  • Scholarships are available for undergraduate education only.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • PPEF's eligibility requirements must prevail at the time of enrollment in college.
  • Student must be attending an accredited college or university in the Fall of 2024 to apply for this year's awards.
  • PPEF does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin or disability.
  • Applications for the 2024-2025 school year will open on September 1, 2023.  PROGRAM DEADLINE: March 15, 2024 at 11:59 PM CDT (Midnight).
  • Four-Year College Scholarship for High School Seniors  - $9,000 Need-Based Scholarship, awarded $2,250 annually and $5,000 Merit-Based Scholarship, awarded $1,250 annually.

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RSM is honored to support business and technology students across the U.S. in alleviating the financial burden of funding their education so they may focus on achieving their goals – in school and beyond. The RSM US Foundation offers 27 U.S. student scholarships annually. Scholarships will be paid on behalf of the awarded student, directly to the college or university they attend.

There are three types of Scholarships with the following denominations and quantities being offered:

  • Power Your Education Scholarships:

10 - $10,000 Scholarships (Business & Technology)

https://rsmus.com/careers/starting-your-career/scholarships/power-your-education-scholarship.html

  • First Generation Scholarship:

5 - Scholarships up to $30,000 each, paid annually over three consecutive years.

https://rsmus.com/careers/starting-your-career/scholarships/first-generation-scholarship.html

  • Power of Inclusion Scholarship:

             2 - $10,000 Scholarships (Business & Technology)

https://rsmus.com/careers/starting-your-career/scholarships/power-of-inclusion-scholarship.html 

Per the website:

  • Applications accepted Dec. 1 until Feb. 28 annually
  • Selections made in April annually
  • Payments made to recipients' universities prior to the start of the upcoming academic year.

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Blue Grass Community Foundation has a scholarship opportunity available to undergraduate students majoring in Business.

The Stephen L. Keller Scholarship was established to support outstanding students from Eastern Kentucky who intend to major in a business-related field. The student must attend an accredited four-year educational institution in Kentucky. Graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students are eligible to apply. Awards of $2,000 are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study.    

Applicant qualifications required for this scholarship:

  • Student must be a resident of Eastern Kentucky (Eligible counties include:  Bath, Bell, Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Clay, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Floyd, Greenup, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, McCreary, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Rowan, Whitley, Wolfe)
  • Student must be a current undergraduate or a graduating high school senior
  • Student must plan to attend or currently attend an accredited degree granting four-year college or university in Kentucky
  • Student must have an interest in business and intend to major in business administration or related field of study
  • Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Student must demonstrate financial need

The timelines are as follows:

  • Application Opens – December 2, 2023
  • Applications Due – March 4, 2024 by 11:59 (EST)
  • Award Notifications Sent – May 2024
  • Deadline to Accept Scholarship – August 1, 2024
  • Scholarship Payments Sent – August 2024

For more information about our scholarships and the application process, please see our Frequently Asked Questions. If you need additional information, please contact Kristen Tidwell, Director of Grants + Scholarships, kristen [at] bgcf.org (kristen[at]bgcf[dot]org) or (859) 721-2347.
 

The deadline to apply is March 4, 2024 by 11:59 pm (Eastern). 

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East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) is a public charity and community foundation created by and for the people of East Tennessee. Many donors and organizations join together to make the region we love a better place – today, and for future generations.

ETF was established in 1986 with $625,000 in assets. Since then, it has grown into a community foundation supporting 25 counties, managing $504 million in assets (as of year-end 2022), and is comprised of 497 charitable funds and 8 supporting organizations. Like other community foundations, ETF operates as a collection of hundreds of distinct charitable funds and supporting foundations established by individuals, families, businesses, and other nonprofits. Our work helps achieve a wide variety of philanthropic objectives in our community.

In the 2022-2023 academic year, ETF awarded scholarships to 235 total students, of which 122 are new, totaling a commitment of $1.1 million.

East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) awards scholarships from over 75 scholarship funds in 25 East Tennessee counties, listed below.ETF also coordinates scholarship awards for students from 16 counties and states outside of our 25-county service area, and for students studying law, architecture, or sports-related fields of study. Please see these listings and descriptions for more information.

 The deadline for most scholarships is February 15, 2024.

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Spectrum Scholars is an educational program for eligible rising college juniors with financial need. The annual program awards college students $20,000 each, half during their junior year and half during their senior year. In addition, students are paired with a Charter mentor and have the opportunity for a paid internship with the company.  Applications for the 2024-2025 Spectrum Scholars program are now open. The program offers rising college juniors a chance for scholarships, professional mentorship, and an internship at one of the company’s corporate campuses.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a rising college junior pursuing a Bachelor's degree,
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0,
  • Demonstrate financial need,
  • Identify as Asian/Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino and/or Native American,
  • Reside within 50 miles of a Charter corporate office in Stamford, CT, Charlotte, NC, St. Louis, MO, Denver, CO, Austin, TX or be willing to relocate,
  • Have authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for employer sponsorship.

Field of study requirements:

  • Accounting
  • Ad Sales
  • Application Development
  • Business Administration
  • Communication Design
  • Communications
  • Computer information Systems (CIS)
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Digital Design
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Finance
  • Government Affairs
  • Graphic Design
  • Human Resources
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Interactive Design
  • I/O Psychology
  • Java Developing
  • Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communications
  • Media Studies
  • Motion and Animation Design
  • Network Engineering
  • Networking Developing
  • Product Design
  • Public Relations
  • Software Development
  • Statistics - Advanced Analytics, Modeling
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • User Experience or User Interface (UX/UI)
  • Visual Design
  • Web Design

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ABBVIE Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship which will open Spring (April) of 2024 and the deadline will generally end sometime in May of 2024.

 Since 1993, students living with Cystic Fibrosis have been awarded over $3.4 million through the AbbVie CF Scholarship program.

The ABBVIE CF Scholarship recognizes exceptional students with Cystic Fibrosis who demonstrate academic excellence, community involvement, creativity, and the ability to serve as a positive role model for the Cystic Fibrosis community. Each year, AbbVie awards 40 scholars with $3,000 each. Two of these students (an undergraduate and a graduate) are then selected to receive a Thriving Student Scholarship, winning an additional $22,000 each. 

The ABBVIE Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship opens April of 2024 and the deadline will generally end sometime in May of 2024.

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Byran Cameron Education Foundation that offers full-tuition scholarships to 10-15 high school students that are for a period of four years.

 Eligibility for the Cameron Impact Scholarship is based on the following criteria. The applicant must:

  • Maintain a minimum, cumulative, unweighted GPA of a 3.7/4.0 scale or equivalent in their high school studies;
  • Be a full citizen of the United States of America;
  • Be in the high school graduating Class of 2025, planning to enroll in a full-time course of study towards a degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university for the full academic year following high school graduation;
  • Show proven excellence in extracurricular activities, be motivated leaders with a strong work ethic, demonstrate active participation in community service and/or civic minded arenas; and
  • Submit the following three components by the Application Deadline:
  • Online Application;
  • Two required Letters of Recommendation (one must come from current school affiliated personnel); and
  • Transcript certifying academic performance - unofficial copy is acceptable.
  • There are two opportunities to submit the Initial Online Application:
  • Early Application Deadline for the Class of 2025 is May 22, 2024 at 12:00pm PT (NOON)
  •  Regular Application Deadline for the Class of 2025 is September 5, 2024 at 12:00pm PT (NOON)
  • Application process will open February 1, 2024.

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Fire Family Foundation provides support and financial assistance to firefighters and their families in times of need. Learn more about our foundation, ways to get involved, or how to apply for a grant.

The application timeline is as follows:

  • March 1: Application opens
  • May 16: Applications due by 6:00 PM PT
  • May 17 – June 14: Applications are reviewed and finalists are contacted
  • June 14: Deadline for finalists to be contacted
  • June 17 – June 28: Finalist interviews conducted
  • June 28: Final ten recipients announced

Scholarship Awards:

a. Scholarship awards are in the amount of $5,000 per student.

b. Approximately 10 awards are expected to be made each year.

c. Students may apply and be awarded scholarships for up to two (2) years, which need not be consecutive years.

d. Scholarship awards may be used only for:

  1. Tuition and fees required for the enrollment or attendance at the qualified educational institution (as described above); and
  2. Fees, books, supplies and equipment that are required for course work at the educational institution.

e. Scholarship awards may not be used for room and board, travel expenses, school supplies and equipment that are not required by the school (e.g., computers), living expenses or any other expenses.

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Salix Gastrointestinal Health Scholars Awards Program is offering 10 scholarships for students living with gastrointestinal (GI) diseases and disorders who are pursuing their higher education goals.

Each recipient will be awarded up to $10,000 for the academic calendar year 2024-2025 (a “Scholarship”). Scholarships will be awarded in four distinct categories: Undergraduate, Graduate, Working Parent’s. Four (4) Scholarships will be awarded in the Undergraduate and Graduate categories, and two each in the Working Parent category, for a total of ten (10) Scholarships to recipients meeting the designated criteria.

Application period will open February 12 and close sometime in May.

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Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation will award county and state college scholarships to high school seniors for the current school year.  Scholarships may be applied to tuition, housing, books, and other educational expenses.  Payments will be made directly to the college, university, or proprietary school of your choice.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be the child of a Kentucky Farm Bureau member and remain such while the scholarship is in force
  • Finish high school within the year they apply for the scholarship
  • For the Leadership in Agriculture Scholarship, applicant's parents must be actively engaged in production ag.

Additional requirements per the website:

  • Recipient may enter any accredited college or trade school
  • Recipient must enter college as a beginning freshman no later than the fall semester following high school graduation, unless a circumstance beyond the student's control, such as serious illness or injury, prevents enrollment at that time.  In such a case, recipient must enter college by the spring semester of the following year.
  • Dropping out of school, except for serious illness or injury, shall cause the recipient to lose the scholarship. 
  • Winner must be a full-time student each semester unless an exception is requested in writing and approved.
  • Winner is required to annually furnish a transcript before additional monies are sent to the college.
  • Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 after each semester or forfeit the award.  (Only beginning freshmen will be given a second chance to improve their overall GPA.)
  • All application materials must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) ON FEBRUARY 29, 2024
  • The scholarship committee will make the final determination on all cases concerning the interpretation of these rules.  All applications become the property of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation and will not be returned.

Please note: Children of Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Agency Managers, Agents, Agency Secretaries and CSRs are only eligible for the Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Agents Association Scholarship and should utilize this application to apply for the scholarship.

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Pursuing a degree in culinary arts? Business administration? Supply Chain? Hospitality Management? Interior Design? With more than 40 named scholarship funds, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) may have a scholarship that is just right for you. In addition to providing scholarships for students pursuing traditional culinary and hospitality degrees, we also offer scholarship opportunities for specific student communities, universities, demographics and related interest.The application process is simple. Applicants complete one application, and after submission, our system will match applicants to funds they are eligible for scholarship consideration. See below for some of types of the areas we fund.Scholarships range from $2,500 to $10,000. Scholarships are awarded once in an academic year. Scholarship funds are valid for one year and are non-transferrable unless approved by the NRAEF. 

Scholarship Timeline:

  • January 15: Scholarship Application Opens
  • March 15: Application Closes
  • April – May: Scholarship Application Review
  • June: Scholarship Award Notifications
  • July – August: Scholarship Claiming and Payments
  • August 15: Deadline to Claim Scholarship

Eligibility requirements are listed as seen below:

  • Anyone enrolled as a full-time or part-time student at an accredited post-secondary institution pursuing a restaurant, food service, or hospitality-related degree.
  • Graduate student pursuing a degree in supply chain only.
  • Anyone NOT related to any employees or family members of the National Restaurant Association, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, or any State Restaurant Association.

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At Carl’s Jr., we serve so much more than quality food. We serve happiness; we serve community, and we serve opportunity. Every year, on behalf of our founders, we award $100,000 in scholarships to outstanding students who have excelled academically, demonstrated leadership in extracurriculars and community and have financial need in pursuing higher education. Since 1998, Carl's Jr. has granted scholarships to 1,000-plus deserving students.

 SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • The Carl N. and Margaret Karcher Founders' Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll for the first time in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited college or university. Ten recipients are selected for the scholarship each year, and each receives $10,000 toward tuition at the university of their choosing.
  • Scholarships are available to all eligible students in the following 16 states: Alaska, Arizona, California ,Colorado , Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma ,Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washinton, & Wyoming) where Carl's Jr. operates. Applicants must be 26 years old or younger and be an incoming freshman at an accredited college or university.
  • Applications are due by 3 p.m. PST on April 4, 2024.

In addition to your application, you will be asked to provide the following:

  • Either a video, between 30-90 seconds, that tells us what receiving this scholarship would mean to you, or a written response to the following prompt: In 250 words or less, please tell us why you're pursuing higher education.
  • Contact information for someone who can submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. This request must be done through the applicant portal and submitted by your recommender prior to the application deadline.

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The Generation Google Scholarship was established to help aspiring students pursuing computer science degrees excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2024-2025 school year.

The Generation Google Scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, demonstrated leadership, and academic performance. The program is open to students who meet all the minimum qualifications and we strongly encourage students that identify with groups historically excluded from the technology industry, including Women, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, American Indian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, to apply. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a Bachelors program at an accredited university or college OR currently enrolled as a high school senior for the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors program at an accredited university in the United States or Canada for the 2024-2025 academic year.
  • Be studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.
  • Demonstrate a strong academic record.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for improving representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology.
  • Application period opens March, 26, 2024.
  • Application deadline: Tuesday, April 23, 2024 or when 1,250 eligible application responses are received.

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The Epilepsy Leader Scholarships were created in 2016 in memory of Dr. Jack Pellock and Dr. Sandy Helmers, two prominent figures in the epilepsy community who passed away in 2016. The recipients will demonstrate academic and personal achievement and will also exemplify some of the qualities that Drs. Helmers and Pellock were best known for, including a desire to advocate for and serve others, an interest in positively contributing to the epilepsy community, and a persevering spirit….Outstanding accomplishments deserve recognition. UCB is celebrating 20 years of awarding academic scholarships to people living with epilepsy, their family members, and caregivers. The UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program winners are an inspiring group of dedicated, resilient, and well-rounded individuals that have been impacted by epilepsy. They are a diverse group of patients, family members, and caregivers who demonstrate academic ambition and personal achievement, who also serve as positive role models for others. 30 scholarships of up to $5,000 each will be awarded to outstanding applicants who demonstrate academic and personal achievement. In addition, two Epilepsy Leader Scholarships and one Joe D'Souza Memorial Scholarship of up to $10,000 each will be awarded to outstanding applicants.

 Eligibility Requirements and to apply, you must certify that you are:

  • A legal resident of the United States
  • Diagnosed with epilepsy by a physician or the immediate family member (parent, spouse, child or sibling) and/or caregiver of a person with epilepsy.
  • Seeking an associate's, undergraduate, or graduate degree or enrolled in a trade school educational program.
  • A student who demonstrates academic and personal achievement, possesses a strong record of participation in activities outside of school, and serves as a positive role model for others.
  • Graduating from high school in 2024 or have already graduated from high school.
  • Enrolled in, or awaiting acceptance from, a United States–based center for higher learning for the fall semester 2024.
  • Not a previous recipient of the UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program™.
  • Not an employee of UCB or an immediate family member of a UCB employee. Immediate family members are defined by UCB, Inc. as spouses, domestic partners, children, parents, grandchildren, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, stepchildren, stepsisters and stepbrothers. Additionally, immediate family members of healthcare professionals who directly or indirectly influence the prescribing of epilepsy medications are not eligible to apply.

Additional information below:

  • The longest running pharma-sponsored epilepsy scholarship program,
  • No GPA requirement,
  • Not based on financial need,
  • Not limited to a particular field of study,
  • Open to students attending any accredited United States-based institution of higher learning,
  • SAT/ACT scores are not required.

Application date ends, Friday, March 15, 2024.

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While most other scholarships focus exclusively on academic achievement or leadership potential, Horatio Alger Scholarships are also intended for promising students who have critical financial need, demonstrate integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and are determined to succeed. The Horatio Alger Association supports deserving young people who are overcoming significant challenges and are committed to pursuing higher education. Our scholarships and services serve as a powerful symbol of recognition of Scholars’ character and of our belief in their potential. The Horatio Alger Scholarship Application Now Open for High School Juniors & Seniors with the opportunity of 600+ Scholarships up to $25,000 each, to be awarded.

To be eligible to apply for any of the Horatio Alger Undergraduate Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school student in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a  four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($65,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen.

The Deadline is March 15, 2024 at 12:00 PM EDT (Noon)

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Scholarships up to $20,000 over four years will be awarded to full-time students who have been accepted to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent (culinary school, for example). Applicants can be current high school seniors entering college in the fall or students currently attending a college or university. To date, Beyond the Boroughs has awarded over $300,000 in scholarship dollars.

The scholarship will be paid directly to the institution of higher learning. Everyone who meets the requirements below is invited to apply.

Scholarship recipients will receive notice of their award by June 15 of the school year prior to when the scholarship will commence.

Scholarship Application Requirements:

  • Acceptance to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent
  • Low income household
  • G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher
  • Involvement in an extra-curricular activity or work
  • Completion of full application including a completed Student Aid Report from the FAFSA or the CSS Profile
  • We accept applications each year from starting in January. The deadline to apply is March 15th

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James T. and Rose M. Perryman were a loving, happily married couple, proud and encouraging role models for their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and founders of the Perryman Company based in Houston, Pennsylvania. The Perrymans became leaders in their industry by building a company focused on innovation and quality products. The Perryman Company continues to value its employees, exceptional workmanship, and a culture of open communication. This scholarship is dedicated to providing scholarships to hard-working students college and university undergraduate degrees must be in Engineering, Math, Metals or Technology. James and Rose established The Perryman Foundation to provide for the education of the next generation of innovators. Since its founding, the Foundation has provided over $2 million in financial support for over 30 college students.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • US citizens.
  • GPA must be 3.0 or above.
  • You must be a full-time student.
  • You must live within 150 miles of Houston, PA. 

Awards:

  • Typical scholarship awards are between $10,000-$15,000 per year.

Timelines:

  • Applications Open February 1st
  • Applications Due March 30th
  • Semi-Finalist Announced April 11th
  • Semi-Finalist Application Due May 2
  • Interviews Offered May 31st
  • Interviews Date June 16th

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Since 1973, the TCA Scholarship Fund has been helping students with connections to the truckload industry. The Fund awards up to $6,250 per year, per full-time undergraduate college student. Much of our program’s support comes from within the truckload family—companies and individuals who are committed to our community’s future. 

Eligibility Requirements:

Any student in good standing (minimum grade point average of 3.0) who will be attending an accredited four-year college or university as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior and who is either:

  • the child, grandchild, or spouse of an employee or an employee of a TCA member; or,
  • the child, grandchild, or spouse of an independent contractor or an independent contractor affiliated with a TCA member.

The recipient of a TCA scholarship must show financial need, show scholastic achievement, maintain full-time student status, and be an individual of high character and integrity. Scholarships will be awarded without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability or genetic information.

Additional Scholarship details as listed below:

  • If a student is deemed a recipient, a scholarship from the TCA Scholarship FundSM will be awarded on a per-semester basis. It will be renewed for the second semester upon the showing of good academic standing by the recipient.  The total amount of the scholarship typically ranges from $2,725 to $6,250.
  • A scholarship check will be mailed directly to the college or university for distribution. Scholarship monies are to be used for tuition purposes only.
  • NOTE:  To receive monies, recipients must provide transcripts and Fall course schedule when applying. To receive second disbursement, TCA must receive Fall transcripts and Spring course schedule after January 1.
  • The scholarship will be voided on the basis of expulsion or dismissal from school or discontinuance of the education process for more than 12 consecutive months. The scholarship may also be voided if the student does not maintain  full-time student status or his/her GPA drops by more than 1 point. The trustees reserve the right to withdraw the scholarship at their discretion.
  • The online 2024 application period will open in March 2024 and will close on May 5, 2024. 

48 Deserving Students with Truckload Industry Ties Were Awarded in 2023-2024 over $141,000 in TCA Scholarships.

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The Oxbow Foundation and SkyWater Technology, Inc. in partnership have established the SkyWater Foundation Fund, Inc. to offer a college scholarship program.  Annually, The Oxbow Foundation expects to contribute up to $100,000 to the program for up to 10 students. The maximum annual award provided to any recipient is $10,000. The SkyWater Foundation has selected Scholarship America, a non-profit organization, to manage and administer the scholarship program. The SkyWater Foundation Scholarship Program may be cancelled or terminated at the discretion of the Oxbow Foundation and/or the Board of Directors of SkyWater Technology, Inc. at any time.

The SkyWater Foundation Scholarship Program is Open Now for applications with a deadline of March 28, 2024. 

SkyWater Technology’s vision is to improve the world by revolutionizing technology realization—and the SkyWater Foundation Scholarship program is helping students realize their dreams by providing up to ten scholarship awards of up to $10,000 each. Only the first 1000 applications will be accepted!  Applicants must be high school graduates or current college undergraduates who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-or-four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year. Applicants must also have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). The SkyWater Foundation Scholarship is open to students in any major or field of study.

Oxbow Industries and SkyWater Technology employees and their children are encouraged to apply.Preference will be given to applicants who are first-generation college students and students pursuing a certificate or degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics).

Eligibility Requirements as listed below:

  • Be high school graduates and/or current college undergraduates, who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school* for the entire upcoming 2024-2025 academic year.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)

*Certification programs must be through an accredited institution and must run on a standard academic semester calendar. Certification programs must be a minimum of one semester/term in length and applicants must be enrolled at the time awards are disbursed in August 2025.

  • Oxbow Industries and SkyWater Technology employees and their children are eligible to apply, though they will not be given preference.

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As part of the House of Blues and Live Nation Entertainment family, Music Forward inspires ambition and creates momentum to redefine what’s possible for the young people and the industry we serve. Focusing on young people ages 13-24 in underserved communities, we set the stage for success by providing workshops and showcases to inspire the next generation of music industry leaders, innovators, and artists. Music Forward is dedicated to providing financial support to help our communities along their Music and Live Entertainment journey. Music Forward, in partnership with Live Nation, Inherit the Music, and Governors Ball, is proud to be able to provide financial support to undergraduate students with a declared major pursuing a career in music & live entertainment. Scholarships have been a part of Music Forward’s programs since our inception. The newest iteration of the program, established in 2016, has grown to 5 scholarships awarded annually totaling $50,000. Our scholarship program is one the few that are specifically designed to support students interested in the core aspects of the concert business.

The Scholarships available are as follows:

  • Live Nation Scholarship
  • Steven J Finkel Service Excellence Scholarship
  • Tiffany Green Operator Scholarship
  • David E Ballard Scholarship
  • Governors Ball Scholarship 

Please note: Applicants may apply for only 1  Live Nation scholarship (Live Nation, Tiffany Green, Steven J. Finkle), as well as a Inherit the Music (David E. Ballard) scholarship, Governors Ball scholarship, if eligibility requirements are met for each opportunity.

For Eligibility and Guidelines, please select individual Scholarships offered that are of interest to the applicant.

All scholarships are open to apply between February 13th and March 31st at 11:59 PM PST.

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Founded in 2021, PIMCO’s Future Leaders Scholarship (FLS) began with a commitment of $1 million total, but has since expanded up to $2 million, amounting to about $30,000 per recipient. Current undergraduate sophomores, current or future (Fall 2024) master’s degree students, and current doctoral students are invited to apply.

FLS is designed for students from underrepresented communities who have an interest in investment management and wish to pursue a career in finance by way of continued education. Scholarships will be awarded to candidates who have the potential to excel as leaders and exhibit PIMCO’s CORE values of collaboration, openness, responsibility, and excellence.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • MUST BE A CURRENT UNITED STATES (U.S.) CITIZEN OR PERMANENT RESIDENT.

MEET ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Self-identify as Black, African, or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian, or other Pacific Islander,
  • First generation college student,
  • Pell grant eligible,
  • Attend an accredited Historically Black College or University (HBCU) or Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS),
  • IN GOOD ACADEMIC STANDING AS OF THE APPLICATION DEADLINE:
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent,
  • Pursuing a relevant degree or career in financial services or an adjacent industry.

UNDERGRADUATE-SPECIFIC CRITERIA:

  • Currently an enrolled sophomore in an accredited U.S. college or university,
  • Graduating between December 2025 – June 2026,
  • Plan to enroll in a fulltime undergraduate study at an U.S. accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.

GRADUATE-SPECIFIC CRITERIA:

  • Current or future (Fall 2024) master’s students enrolled in a U.S. institution,
  • Doctoral students currently enrolled in a U.S. institution,
  • Graduating between December 2025 – June 2026,
  • Proof of admittance & intention will be required.”

Application Timeline:

  • Applications open February 12, 2024 and close March 21, 2024.

Interview Timelines:

  • All student interviews will be conducted late April 2024 to mid-May 2024.

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