Scholarships

EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

All scholarship information subject to change.

[A-D]  [E-P]  [Q-Z]

The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting
Who is eligible: Female accounting students who, either through divorce or death of a spouse, are required to become the sole source of support for themselves and their family; single parents as a result of other circumstances will be considered
What you get: Up to $4,000 on an annual basis, renewable for 3 years
Where to get the application: www.efwa.org
Deadline: April

Elias Schonberger '42 Student Leadership Award
Who is eligible: Graduating seniors at the undergraduate or graduate level that have demonstrated consistent leadership in their student activities and who are the progeny of or are members of the uniform services (fire, police, EMS etc.)
What You Get: $2,500
Where to get application: Office of Student Affairs
Deadline: Contact the Office of Student Affairs

The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Who is eligible: Full-time undergrad; juniors or seniors
What you do: Write an essay based on this year's given topics
What you get: 1st prize $5,000; 2nd prize $2,500; 3rd prize $1,500; 2 honorable mentions of $500 each
Where to get the application: www.eliewieselfoundation.org
Deadline: December

FIERI Scholarship Fund
Who is eligible: Italian American origin, currently attending college, must reside in the Bronx or Westchester County or attend a college or university located in the Bronx or Westchester or be an active member of a chapter of Fieri National; Italian language major.
What You Get: $5,000 (2 scholarships available)
Where to get application: www.fieri.org
Deadline: April

Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship
Who is eligible: Current college student; must have recent history of migration for agricultural employment, have teaching as a career goal, demonstrate scholastic achievement, and have financial need; each applicant must include in application his/her current or most recent Migrant Education Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
What you get: $1,000
Where to get the application: www.migrant.net
Deadline: February 1

Fulbright Fellowships for Study or Research Abroad
Who is eligible: U.S. citizens with an excellent academic record and knowledge of local language, who will hold a bachelor's degree by the beginning date of the grant
What you get: Support to meet normal scholarship and travel expenses for one academic year
Where to get the application: www.fulbrightonline.org
Deadline: October

Glamour's Top Ten College Women Competition
Who is eligible: Any woman who is a full-time junior during the current academic year; 18 years old; candidates evaluated on leadership experience, community and campus involvement and academic excellence
What you get: Grand prize of $20,000 (1); $3,000 prize (9)
Where to get the application: www.glamour.com
Deadline: July

Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Scholarship Fund for Migrant Children
Who is eligible: Entering or enrolled in college; migrant youth who have the potential and the desire to further their education to achieve their personal and career goals; recent history of movement for agricultural employment - priority will be given to currently interstate migrant youth; have scholastic potential, financial need, enrolled in or accepted at an accredited public or private college, technical or vocational school, or a dropout or a potential dropout from high school who shows promise of ability to continue schooling
What you get: 100 awards of $150-$500
Where to get the application: www.migrant.net; contact: (585) 658-7960
Deadline: April 15

Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence
Who is eligible: Undergraduates, sophomores and juniors, this is a diversity initiative scholarship
What you get: $5,000 or $10,000 scholarship and summer internship placement at Goldman Sachs
Where to get the application: www.goldmansachs.com
or
Mrs. Julie Mantilla, Director
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
30 Hudson Street, 34th Fl.
Jersey City, NJ 07320
julie.mantilla@gs.com

Government Finance Officers Association Scholarships
Who is eligible: Undergraduate or graduate students; other requirements vary with scholarship
What you get: $5,000-$10,000
Where to get the application: www.gfoa.org
or
Scholarship Committee
Government Finance Officers Association
203 North Lasalle Street, Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60601-1210
Phone: (312) 977-9700
Deadline: Varies

Grace Kennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme
Who is eligible: Undergraduate and Graduate students; must be of Jamaican parentage/grandparentage; minimum GPA of 3.0; between the ages of 18-30 years; essay and 2 passport size photographs will be required
What You Get: An internship in the Grace, Kennedy & Company in Jamaica
Where to get application: www.gracekennedy.com; email jamaicabirthright@gkco.com
Deadline: April

Great Minds in STEM - HENAAC Awards
Who is eligible: Current college students; must demonstrate leadership through academic  achievements and campus/community activities; be Science, Technology, Engineering or Math related majors; must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher, be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories, and be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly participate in and promote organizations and activities in the Hispanic community; recipients must attend the HENAAC Conference to receive the scholarship
What You Get: $500 to $10,000
Where to get the application: www.greatmindsinstem.org; Contact: Dr. Gary Cruz gcruz@greatmindsinstem.org
Deadline: April 30

Health Careers Scholarship Program
Who is eligible: Open to all full-time undergraduate students who are entering their Junior or Senior year of their undergraduate study in the Fall of 2014; must be enrolled in an accredited institution in a program of study that prepares them for a career in health care (examples of qualifying degree programs include, but are not limited to pre-medicine, nursing, public/community health, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, biology, chemistry, psychology, social work, dentistry, and optometry); must demonstrate financial need; have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
What You Get: Unspecified
Where to get the application: www.gallagherkoster.com/scholarship
Deadline: May

Hispanic College Fund, Inc.
Who is eligible: Full-time undergraduates of Hispanic origin and U.S. citizenship who are in financial need and who are pursuing an academic discipline that will lead to a career in business; close consideration will be given to leadership/mentoring/community service participation
Where to get the application: www.hispanicfund.org
Deadline: April

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Who is eligible: Full-time undergraduate and graduate students of Hispanic origin who are U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents with a permanent resident card or valid passport stamped I-551 or granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
What you get: $500 - $20,000
Where to get the application: www.hsf.net
Deadline: March

HORIZONS Scholarship
Who is eligible: Currently enrolled full-time or part-time female undergraduate or graduate student; undergraduate must have completed at least 60 credits; must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense; must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum GPA of 3.25, be a U.S. citizen
Where to get application: wid.ndia.org
Deadline: July

Institute for Humane Studies - Humane Studies Fellowships
Who is eligible: Graduate students and outstanding undergraduates planning academic careers with liberty-advancing research interests. Full-time students studying at universities worldwide, and from all disciplines, are eligible.
What you get: $2,000 - $15,000
Where to get application: www.theihs.org
Deadline: December

Name: Interest Free Loan - Hebrew Free Loan Society
Who is eligible: Matriculated students
Where to get the application: www.hfls.org
Deadline: None

Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
Who is eligible: Be a current student at an accredited US community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by December 31, 2013, or a recent graduate (since spring 2009); applicant must plan to enroll full time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in fall 2014, have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.5 or better, demonstrate unmet financial need and have not previously been nominated for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation; U.S. citizenship is not required
What you get: Up to $30,000 per year
Where to get application: www.jkcf.org
Deadline: November 7

Name: The Japanese Government (Monbusho) Scholarship for Japanese Studies
Who is eligible: U.S. citizens and permanent residents between 18-30 years of age, enrolled as undergraduates, studying the Japanese language, culture or a closely related field as a major or minor; a good knowledge of Japanese language is necessary
What you get: Tuition, fees, transportation and living allowance for one year
Where to get the application: www.studyjapan.go.jp
Deadline: March

Name: Jewish Foundation for Education of Women
Who is eligible: We work with nonprofit and academic partners to award and administer our scholarships. To qualify for a JFEW scholarship, you must attend one of the colleges or universities where we have a program, or be recommended by one of our nonprofit partners
Where to get the application: www.jfew.org
Jewish Foundation for Education of Women
135 East 64 Street
New York, NY 10021
(212) 288-3931
Deadline: Varies

Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders
Where to get the application: www.ushli.org
Who is eligible: Current college student; applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student, in a four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support; at least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry; recipients must also be available to attend the National USHLI Conference; must provide SSN or ITIN
What you get: $500 (community college student); $1,000 (four-year college student)
Deadline: November

Name: Junior Fellows Program
Who is eligible: Graduating seniors; must be nominated; must be eligible to work in the U.S.
What You Get: Research assistance to Associates working on the sponsor's projects, such as non-proliferation and democracy building, for 1 year; Fellows are paid a monthly $2,500 salary with a full benefits package
Where to get application: www.ceip.org
Deadline: January

Name: Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF)
Who is eligible: Korean American undergraduate or graduate students; the Foundation considers financial need, academic achievements, community service and other talents
What you get: $1,000 - $5,000 awards
Where to get the application: www.kasf.org
or
KASF
Eastern Region Office
1952 Gallows Road, Suite 340B
Vienna, VA 22182
Deadline: June

La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarship
Who is eligible: Hispanic undergraduate students who have a cumulative GPA of 2.80 (no GPA mentioned for graduate applicants); eligible degrees include: all Bachelor degrees, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration/Policy, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, and Master of Divinity; must have completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants, and at least one full-time semester of study for graduate applicants
What you get: $250-$1,000
Where to get the application: www.lulfoundation.org
Deadline:
October and February

MALDEF’s DREAM Act Student Activist Scholarship
Who is eligible: Current college student; applicants are evaluated for their academic achievements, for their background and financial need, and, most importantly, for their demonstrated commitment to advancing the DREAM Act and the civil rights of DREAM Act students
Where to get the application: www.maldef.org; Contact: acampos@maldef.org
What You Get: Up to $5,000
Deadline: July

Microsoft Minority Scholarship
Who is eligible: Currently attending 4-year college in United States, Canada, or Mexico; be completing an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, math, or physics and demonstrate an interest in computer science; because the scholarship is merit based, you must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average; can apply regardless of citizenship status; all recipients of the scholarship will be required to apply for, and complete if offered, a salaried summer internship of 12 weeks or more at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, Washington; apply online at www.microsoft.com/university for a summer internship; only students who have applied online for an internship will be considered for a Microsoft Scholarship
What You Get: Full or partial tuition
Where to get the application: www.microsoft.com/university/scholarships; Contact: scholars@microsoft.com
Deadline: January 31

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship
Who is eligible: Recent history of movement for agricultural employment; demonstrate scholastic achievement, financial need, and successful completion of at least one year at an accredited post-secondary institution
What You Get: Up to $2,000 per year, maximum of three years
Where to get application: www.migrant.net; Contact: (585) 658-7960
Deadline: July 1st

Name: Minority Entrepreneurs Scholarship Program
Who is eligible: Must be a junior, senior or graduate student for the period of the scholarship; adult entrepreneurs pursuing executive education must have at least 5 years of business ownership or managerial experience; applicants must be considered a member of a minority group (African-American, American Indian, Hispanic-American and Asian-American); must be a U.S. citizen
What You Get: $2,500 for college students; $5,000 for adult entrepreneurs
Where to get application: www.franchise.org
Deadline: November 1

Name: NABJ Scholarship
Who is eligible: African American students; GPA of 2.5 or higher; Journalism major
What you get: $2,500
Where to get the application: www.nabj.org
Deadline: April

The National AIDS Memorial Grove Young Leaders Scholarship Program
Who is eligible: Current undergraduates; must demonstrate an active commitment to fighting AIDS (for example: providing peer-based prevention and education; advocacy or activism; public awareness; and/or practical, emotional or treatment support to people living with HIV/AIDS); must describe their leadership experience and its significance to the future of the epidemic in an essay of up to 1,000 words; applicants will be asked to provide a recommending letter; applications will be judged by a panel of community leaders; award presentations are on World AIDS Day; U.S. citizenship is not required
What You Get: $1,000 to $2,500
Where to get application: www.aidsmemorial.org
Deadline: November

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Who is eligible: Undergraduate or Graduate Students; each of the following criteria is weighed equally when NAHJ considers which students to select as scholarship recipients: commitment to the field of journalism, academic achievement, financial need, and awareness of the Latino community
What You Get: $1,000-$5,000
Where to get application: nahj.org/scholarships
Deadline: February

National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance
Who is eligible: Student E-Teams: Multi-disciplinary teams of students working with faculty and mentoring professionals to develop an idea, product, or invention or solve a problem in a way that has the promise of creating a licensable technology, product or enterprise
What you get: Up to $20,000
Where to get the application: www.nciia.org
Deadline: May and December

National Federation of the Blind
Who is eligible: Any legally blind person studying in a post-secondary institution
What you get: $3,000-$10,000
Where to get the application: www.nfb.org
or
National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Committee
Grinnell State Bank Bldg., 2nd Floor
814 Fourth Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
Deadline: March

National Security Education Program Scholarships for Study Abroad
Who is eligible: Undergraduate, U.S. citizens intending to study in geographic regions other than Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand
What you get: $20,000
Where to get the application: www.iie.org/nsep
Deadline: February

National Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation
Who is eligible: Undergraduate students majoring in accounting with a GPA of 3.0 or better and U.S. or Canadian citizenship
What you get: $2,000
Where to get the application: www.nsacct.org
Deadline: March

New York Press Association Foundation
Who is eligible: New York State residents enrolled in a recognized program of undergrad study in print journalism
What you get: $2,500 paid summer internship
Where to get the application: www.newyorkpressassociation.com
Deadline: March

New York State Society of Certified Accountants/Foundation for Accounting Education
Who is eligible: Full or part-time undergraduate accounting majors who have completed at least 60 credits and all introductory accounting courses and have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher; based heavily on financial need; FAFSA must be on file with financial aid office; U.S. citizenship or permanent residency required
What you get: $2,500 per academic year for full-time study, $1,250 for part-time study
Where to get application: www.nysscpa.org
Deadline: March

New York Women in Communications Scholarships
Who is eligible: Full-time college sophomore - graduate students majoring in communications-related fields
What you get: $2,000, $5,000, $10,000
Where to get the application: www.nywici.org
Deadline: January

NYC-LSAMP Graduate Research Assistantship Program
Who is eligible: Full-time graduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are Black, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander; must be nominated by a STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics) faculty member; minimum G.P.A. of 3.0
What you get: $6,000-$9,000 per academic year for a maximum of two years
Where to get application: nyc-amp.cuny.edu
Deadline: May

NYC-LSAMP Undergraduate Research Assistantship Program
Who is eligible: Full-time undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are Black, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander; must be nominated by a STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics) faculty member, have at least 60 credits with B average or better in SEM courses, junior or senior status and a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0
What you get: $3,000-$5,000 per academic year
Where to get application: nyc-amp.cuny.edu
Deadline: May

NYS HESC Scholarships
Who is eligible: Varies by scholarship
What you get: Varies by scholarship
Where to get the application: www.hesc.ny.gov
Deadline: Varies

NYSOBBA/John G. Karrer Scholarship
Who is eligible: Full or part-time student in good academic standing; New York State resident involved in meritorious service in a business related function on campus
What you get: $600
Where to get application: www.nysobba.org
Deadline: May 1

Point Foundation College Scholarships for LGBT Students
Where to get the application: www.pointfoundation.org
Who is eligible: Current college, including graduate and post-graduate work, excludes current community college students; no citizenship requirements; history of leadership and/or allyship in issues that affect the LGBT/Queer community; must plan to continue this leadership/allyship in the future; no specific GPA but seeking candidates with high academic performance
Deadline: January

Pulliam Journalism Fellowship
Who is eligible: College juniors, seniors and graduate students enrolled in a related degree program; previous newspaper internships and/or experience on a college newspaper preferred; must be committed to a career in newspaper journalism
What You Get: $650 per week for a 10 week program
Where to get application: www.indystar.com/help/jobs/
Deadline: November




[A-D]  [E-P]  [Q-Z]

 


For more scholarships visit Scholarship Links