Student Government Scholarship Portal
As a part of the initiative of the Social Advocacy department, the Student Government Scholarship Portal addresses inequality within our community by providing information about scholarships for a diverse student body.
Ethnic Background Based Scholarships
ACS Scholars Program - ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.
AfterCollege Stem Inclusion Scholarship - As a job and internship resource, our scholarships are for students who demonstrate professionalism and effectively communicate how they will be exemplary candidates in their field. This scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences.
AMS Minority Scholarships - The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. The two-year scholarship is distributed once per year during freshman and sophomore years (second-year funding depends on successful completion of the first academic year).
APSA Minority Fellowship Program - Minority Fellows Program is a fellowship competition for individuals from under-represented backgrounds applying to doctoral programs in political science.
APIASF General Scholarship Program - The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is the nation's largest 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides scholarships to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs) with financial need.
ASA Minority Fellowship Program - The MFP is primarily designed for minority students entering a doctoral program in sociology for the first time or for those who are in the early stages of their graduate programs. MFP applicants must be applying to or enrolled in sociology departments which have strong mental health research programs and/or faculty who are currently engaged in research focusing on mental health issues.
Asian Women In Business Scholarship - The Asian Women In Business Scholarship encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female undergrads who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be our next generation of leaders
Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship Program - A Minority Scholarship Program to help minority groups succeed in the environmental engineering industry.
EMPOWER Scholarships - The EMPOWER Scholarship, administered by Courage Kenny Foundation, encourages and supports ethnically diverse students who are pursuing a career in a medical or rehabilitation field.
ESA Foundation Scholarship Program for Minority Students - The ESA Foundation scholarships are offered for full-time undergraduate study at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the USA. Up to 30 scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded annually, 15 to graduating high school seniors and 15 to current college students. Women and minority students are eligible to apply, so long as they are U.S. citizens and have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Students must also be pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts.
ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships - The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships were established to encourage minority students to pursue college degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Each spring, $5,000 scholarships are awarded to two African American and two Hispanic students currently completing their senior year of high school in a member district of the Council of the Great City Schools.
Frederick and Demi Seguritan Scholarship - Eligible applicants must be an incoming freshman enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college/university and must have a passion for business (business major not required).
FTE Fellowships for Latino/a, Asian and First Nations Doctoral Students - FTE offers financial support for doctoral students who have completed the coursework stage of their Ph.D. or Th.D. program in religion, theological studies or biblical studies.
Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Foundation Scholarship -The purpose of the Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) Foundation Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students in high school, undergraduate, graduate or professional school or trade or vocational school who express activism in the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) and/or lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities. Applicants should have a strong history of activism within either the API and/or LGBTQ communities; however, applicants need not identify as either to apply. Preference will be given to those who identify as both API and LGBTQ.
GE/LNESC Scholarship - The partnership between the General Electric Foundation and the LNESC Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding minority students in completing their college education. The program is directed specifically to disadvantaged minority students with career interests in business or engineering.
HENAAC Scholars Program -HENAAC scholarship recipients continue to pave the way for future generations of Hispanics and lead by example to empower our communities and enhance our nation’s professional technical workforce. In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities; have a minimum 3.0 GPA; be pursuing a STEM-related degree and be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community.
IIE UPS Scholarship for Minority Students - IIE's scholarship and fellowship program is in place to recognize graduate and undergraduate industrial engineering students for academic excellence and campus leadership. The UPS Scholarship for Minority Students is available to undergraduate students enrolled in any school in the United States and its territories, Canada, and Mexico, where the school's industrial engineering program or equivalent is accredited by an agency or organization recognized by IIE and the student is pursuing a course of study in industrial engineering.
La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarship - Educational scholarships are awarded to Latino/Hispanic students on a competitive basis and range from $250 to $1,000.
Latino Resources College Scholarship Fund- The Latino Resources College Scholarship Fund was launched in 2014 as a responsive Latino student success initiative. Through the Latino Resources College Scholarship Fund monetary awards are made to exceptional Latino college students in order to support increased Latino college completion rates. Latino students who are pursuing college education goals at a two-year community college, vocational school, four-year university - as well as graduate students - are invited to apply for our competitive scholarship awards. This program invests in Latino students who demonstrate academic excellence, civic engagement, leadership and financial need.
Microsoft Scholarship Program - We strongly encourage underrepresented groups to pursue STEM fields of study. Because we greatly value a broad range of perspectives and contributions, a large majority of our scholarships will be awarded to female students, underrepresented minority students (African-American, Hispanic or Native American etc.) or students with disabilities.
Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship -The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is available for award to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a course of study preparing for a career in state and local government finance.
PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship- The PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship Fund is awarding scholarships to students of Latino descent who are beginning or continuing their studies at a higher education institution. The fund provides financial assistance to qualified Latino/a students in an effort to promote academic success. PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship Fund Recipients will be honored at the annual Si Se Puede Gala presented by the Cesar Chavez Foundation. Award recipients will be required to complete 30 hours of service to the Cesar Chavez Foundation within 12 months of award.
RTDNF Carole Simpson Scholarship - Students must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded and be pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism. Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores or above in good standing when scholarships are awarded.
Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science SOARS Program -SOARS encourages applications from individuals who are members of a group that is historically under-represented in the atmospheric and related sciences, including students who are Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic or Latino, female, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities. SOARS welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students; students who have experienced, and worked to overcome, educational or economic disadvantage and/or have personal or family circumstances that may complicate their continued progress in research careers.
Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund- The Taiwanese American Scholarship is open to high school seniors planning to attend college in the fall as full-time students and first-year full-time college students continuing their education in the fall. Students must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a household income at or below the federal/state/county low-income level.
The David Eaton Scholarship - Maurine Mulliner, a long-time member of All Soul's Church in Washington, DC, made an estate gift to establish this award in order to affirm Rev. David Hilliard Eaton's vision of a community dedicated to strengthening hope, justice, and balance and creating an anti-racist, multi-cultural religious organization and country. This scholarship is awarded to women from a historically marginalized group who share the same vision as David Eaton.
The Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship - The mission of the Herbert Lehman Fund is to help transform the promise of racial equality into a social, economic, and political reality for all people by supporting talented undergraduate students who need financial help to stay in school and successfully complete their bachelor's degree. Applicants must be African-American, graduating high school seniors; first-year students in an accredited four-year college; or students transferring to an accredited four-year college. Demonstrated financial need is required (must have a combined family income of $65,000 or less), as well as a commitment to public service.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Scholarships -Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to graduating high school seniors, community college transfer students, undergraduate students and graduate students. Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage and have a minimum of 3.0 GPA for high school students. A minimum of 2.5 GPA for college and graduate students. Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited not-for-profit, four-year university or graduate school during the fall of the scholarship cycle year. U.S. Citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation- The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $28,000/four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice. Applicants show leadership potential and demonstrate a dedication to community service. Students must also demonstrate financial need. Applicants must also have a minimum SAT score of 1000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21.
The Korean Ancestry Grant- At least seven new Korean Ancestry Grants will be available for the upcoming academic year and will be given to students of Asian ancestry, who have at least one Asian grandparent. There is a strong preference for applicants of Korean ancestry.The grant is for undergraduate study only at a well-accredited college or university in the United States.
AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability- The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability strived to promote health in the lives of those with disabilities through research and advocacy in those fields. This scholarship is for those who are at least sophomores in college pursuing a degree related to health and/or disabilities. Applicants must have a disability as defined by the American with Disability Act. The scholarship can be awarded for up to $1,000 and the deadline for application is November 15th, 2018.
Graeme Clark Scholarship- The Cochlear Graeme Clark Scholarship is for those with Cochlear™ Nucleus® Implants that are citizens of either the United States or Canada. The scholarship may be awarded for up to $2,000 for four years, with a minimum applicant GPA of 2.75 and a maintained GPA of 2.5 for all four years of schooling. Anyone that is a high school senior or older can apply.
Mays Mission Disability Scholarship- Mays Mission for the Handicapped strives to provide opportunities to those with disabilities through faith and job-skill training. In order to apply for this scholarship, you must have an 18 or better on the ACT or a 870 or better on the SAT and be enrolled in a four year undergraduate program with a maintained 2.3 or better GPA.
Ups for Downs Katie MacDonald Memorial Scholarship- This scholarship awards $12,500 in five individual scholarships. Two scholarships are awarded through the Katie MacDonald Memorial Scholarships to those with Down Syndrome. This program also awards two scholarships of the same value to those without Down Syndrome who make a difference in the community. The Ups for DownS Sibling Scholarship awards one $2,500 to one pursuing a degree with a sibling with Down Syndrome.
Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation Scholarship- This scholarship is awarded to a student who either is or is a child of someone who has had a spinal injury of some kind leading to a form of paralysis. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be in either your last semester of your senior year of high school or any year of college. You must also write an essay of 200 words or less explaining why you deserve the scholarship and include your goals and previous work experience.
John Lepping Memorial Scholarship- This page includes two scholarships: the John Lepping Memorial Scholarship and the CURE- Cancer Support Scholarship. The purpose of the John Lepping Memorial Scholarship is to benefit students with disabilities residing in New York, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must submit the application, a physician’s proof of diagnosis, a written essay, three letters of recommendation, your transcript, your FAFSA report, and statements on your goals and ambitions. To be eligible to receive the CURE $5,000 scholarship, you must submit the same materials.
Turner Syndrome Society College Scholarships- There are multiple scholarships offered through the Turner Syndrome Society of the United States including the conference, college, and life enrichment scholarships. In order to be eligible for these scholarships you must be an individual living with Turner Syndrome.
Jerry Greenspan Student Voice of Mental Health Award- This scholarship is for individuals who work to raise awareness for the issue of mental health and the stigma that surrounds it through encouraging help seeking and promoting mental health for all. You must be in college to apply for this scholarship, as well as submit a document of under 1,000 words detailing the work that you do, letters of recommendation, and any relevant media content.
Disability Care Center Scholarships- In order to be eligible for this award, you must either be a person with a disability or pursuing a degree in special education with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and a letter of recommendation. The two scholarships offered are The Disabled Student Scholarship and The Special Education Scholarship, both $500 each. For both scholarships, you need to complete an essay of 500-1,500 words.
CHASA Scholarship for Childhood Stroke Survivors- This scholarship is for those diagnosed with hemiplegia, hemiparesis, or a pediatric stroke. You must be enrolled in a post-secondary school to be able to apply for this scholarship, as well as be under the age of 25. The amount of scholarships awarded varies year to year.
Diabetes Scholars Foundation- This opportunity is designed for high school seniors who have Type I Diabetes. In order to apply for this, you must submit your activities, grades, volunteer work, advocacy, leadership positions, essays and recommendations from a teacher and a physician or CDE. After your application is completed, you will be considered for all scholarships that match your application.
Academy of Special Dreams Scholarship - The Academy of Special Dreams encourages those with disabilities to pursue careers in the arts. In order to apply for this scholarship, you must be 18 or older and submit a portfolio of ten images along with a headshot. You must also include an artist’s statement detailing why you want to an artist, what works or artists you admire, and how your disability plays into your future career, as well as a physician’s statement.
Swim with Mike Scholarships - Swim with Mike strives to provide financial support to student athletes to overcome their disabilities. Applicants must maintain a GPA of at least 2.5 and be considered in good academic standing, as well as submit an application, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, verification of the disability, a transcript, and a photograph.
Athletics Based Scholarships
Big Sun Scholarship The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.
Boomer Esiason Scholarships Exercise for Life BEF’s Exercise for Life Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors and undergraduate students on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic accomplishment and athletic ability in the area of running. Applicants must be a high school senior or undergraduate student who has cystic fibrosis and demonstrates scholastic ability, athletic ability (as evidenced by regular exercise), character, leadership, service to the community, need for financial assistance, and daily compliance to CF therapy. The student-athlete should jog on a regular basis and be training for the 1.5-mile qualifying run.
Helen Gee Chin Scholarship Foundation Applicants to the Helen Gee Chin Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Program must: Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; Plan to enroll full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited U.S. four-year college or university for the entire academic year; Have studied one or more of the Chinese Martial Arts – Kung Fu, Wu Shu, or Tai Chi – for a minimum of 5 [five] years; and have a “B” average grade or better.
NSCA Foundation Scholarships If you’re pursuing a career in strength and conditioning, such as physical therapy, coaching, or personal training, the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation awards scholarships in five different categories every year. All scholarship applicants must be NSCA Members.
Pro Stock Hockey Student Scholarship Through the Pro Stock Hockey Student Athlete Scholarship, the winning student is awarded $1,000 to be used toward his or her degree. In addition, Pro Stock Hockey awards $250 book scholarships to the two runners-up. To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must attend an accredited college or university and play for the school’s hockey team.
Professional Bowlers Association Billy Welu Scholarship The Scholarship is awarded annually, recognizing exemplary qualities in male or female college students who compete in the sport of bowling. The scholarship winner receives $1,000. To be eligible candidates must be amateur bowlers who are currently in college (preceding the application date) and maintain at least a 2.5/4.0 GPA or equivalent.
Six Star Scholarship Award To apply for this scholarship, candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a leader on campus and excels as the “overall student”, and demonstrate a strong work ethic in the community, in the classroom, and on the field.
Sports Unlimited Scholarship Sports Unlimited awards one $1,000 scholarship annually to a college freshman or sophomore or high school senior. Its unique essay question asks you to identify a piece of gear or equipment used in a sport and to describe how and why to improve it.
USAR Scholarship Program Graduating high school seniors and college undergraduates can apply for competitive USA Racquetball scholarships each year. Applicants must be current USA Racquetball members at the time of applying for consideration of an award.s. Annual awards are disbursed in the winter of the application year.
Wear Action Scholarship Wear Action is a website dedicated to education on wearable technology. It offers a $500 scholarship each year to any high-school or college student with the best 700+ word essay on the impact fitness gadgets have on our lives. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen to apply.
Yoga Alliance Foundation Scholarship The scholarships are intended to support yoga teachers, business owners, and professionals in their continual learning and development.
LGBTq+ Based Scholarships
American Atheist Student Activism Scholarship (Religious- Atheist) American Atheists awards two $500 Chinn Scholarships for LGBT Atheist Activism. These scholarships recognize atheist activism in the area of LGBT equality. You do not have to be a member of the LGBT community to receive this scholarship; allies are welcome to apply.
Audria M. Edwards Scholarship Fund (Location- Oregon or Washington State) This LGBTQ scholarship fund, named for Audria M. Edwards, was established in 1987 and is funded by donations, variety show proceeds, and community fundraisers. Individuals are eligible for scholarships if they will be pursuing post-secondary, undergraduate education in an accredited institution or program during the coming school year; are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender or have a LGBT parent; have resided for at least one year in the State of Oregon or in Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, or Wahkiakum Counties in Washington.
Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award The Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards are bestowed each year to acknowledge remarkable young people who refuse to be silenced by societal norms and demonstrate profound courage in the face of hardship, intolerance and bigotry based on sexual orientation, gender identity and national origin. To further elevate their advocacy and educational efforts, each Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award winners receive a grant of $10,000 and are honored during Pride weekend on an all-expenses paid trip to New York or Los Angeles. Also, each winner receives a trip to the Creating Change Conference to network and learn with other outstanding LGBTQ leaders from across the nation.
Gamma Mu Foundation Scholarship Program The Gamma Mu Scholarships Program provides support to gay men who want to further their education at a college, university, or vocational or professional training program. In addition, effective 2016, the Gamma Mu Scholarship Program will award one scholarship annually (“The Folisi & Goodwin Scholarship in Memory of Ray Williams”) to a student from the broader LGBT community. These programs support a wide range of educational options, including vocational and technical training, associate, bachelors and graduate degrees. The Foundation will not fund online education degree programs. Scholarships are offered for full-time study beginning at an accredited institution or program of the student's choice.
Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Foundation Scholarships The purpose of the GAPA Foundation Scholarship is to celebrate and reward outstanding scholar activists who are making a positive impact on the API and LGBTQ communities. High school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, and trade/vocational school students are encouraged to apply. The GAPA Foundation Scholarship will range from $1000–$5000, and several scholarships may be awarded in a calendar year.
Greater Seattle Business Association Scholarship Fund (Location- Washington State) awards scholarships to LGBTQ and allied students who exhibit leadership potential, demonstrate strong academic abilities, and are actively involved in school and community organizations.
Jonathan Lax Scholarship Fund for Gay Men (Location- Philadelphia) Tuition scholarships are awarded in amounts of $5,000 and $10,000 to gay men who live in the five-county Philadelphia region (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties) and Camden County, who are matriculated in a degree program at an accredited college, graduate, or professional school anywhere.
NOGLSTP Out to Innovate Scholarship (STEM) These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering,or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or an active ally of the LGBTQ+ community. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ+ students in STEM careers.
Point Foundation National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest higher education scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students. Point’s multifaceted support of its scholarship recipients extends far beyond direct financial contribution toward the cost of their education. Each scholar is paired with a mentor and participates in leadership development programs and events.
Tang Scholarship (Location- California; Ethnicity- Asian/Pacific Islander) Mr. Edward C. Tang established this award in 2007 to provide financial assistance to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (g/l/b/t) Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) for post-secondary education. This scholarship is to help GLBT youth proudly achieve educational pursuits and dreams without shame. This scholarship awards up to four outstanding students annually, a scholarship of up to $15,000. These scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three additional years.
Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship The Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship was established by to encourage and support women-identified lesbians in their pursuit of higher education. This program provides one-year scholarships of $1,500 or $3,000 to those graduating high school or already enrolled in college in any year of study, including graduate school. Scholarships are paid directly to the recipient’s school and are applied toward tuition. Applications are judged on: Academic achievement, Outstanding community service and leadership, and Commitment to impacting LGBTQ issues.
Religious Based Scholarships
The President William G. Sinkford Scholarship - The Unitarian Universalist Association established the President William G. Sinkford Fund in 2008, during the last year of Rev. Sinkford's UUA Presidency. To honor his legacy in the years to come, the Sinkford Fund will further Rev. Sinkford's visions by providing scholarships for promising and passionate students preparing for Unitarian Universalist ministry. Applicants must be ministerial students of African American, Hispanic/Latino, or multiracial descent and have candidate status for Unitarian Universalist ministry.
American Atheists Chinn Scholarships -American Atheists is proud to award two Chinn Scholarships for LGBT Atheist Activism. These scholarships recognize activism in the area of LGBT equality. You do not have to be a member of the LGBT community to receive this scholarship; allies are encouraged to apply.
American Atheists O'Hair Award- The American Atheists awards a $1,000 O'Hair Scholarship to an atheist student attending college or university.The scholarship can be used by a current college student or by high school student entering college the upcoming year. Additionally, full-time graduate and law school students are eligible for the scholarship. Applicants must be atheists and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better. Applicants are judged based on their actions as atheists and activists. You do not have to be a member of American Atheists to apply for a scholarship, but you do have to be a member to accept a scholarship if you win. All applicants are offered a free one-year membership to American Atheists.
ARFORA Undergraduate Scholarship for Women - The ARFORA Undergraduate Scholarship for Women is exclusively for female students who are members of a parish of The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America. Students must be a voting member of a parish of The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, have successfully completed their first year in an accredited university or college and be registered/enrolled for the next academic year.
Bethesda Lutheran Communities Lutheran Student Scholastic & Service Scholarship - Bethesda Lutheran Communities offers two scholarships to Lutheran students pursuing undergraduate degrees in any area of service to people with developmental disabilities.
Catholic Financial Life College Scholarship- Student must be a financial member of Catholic Financial Life for at least one continuous year prior to applying for the scholarship, which means he/she is the primary insured on a life insurance certificate or on a spousal rider, or an annuitant. The student must be 23 years of age or younger. Student must have performed a minimum of ten service hours with one or more of the following: A Catholic Financial Life chapter, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, or other non-profit organization. Award preference given to students who provide service to a branch/chapter and/or the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and those who exceed the minimum hours.
David Pohl Scholarship - This scholarship was established by the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (UUA) upon Rev. Pohl's retirement as Unitarian Universalist Association Director of Ministry in 1993. It supports the intellectual, spiritual, and professional development of individuals studying for Unitarian Universalist (UU) ministry. Priority is given those grantees that have demonstrated outstanding ministerial ability secondarily to students with the greatest financial need, especially persons of color.
Dora Maclellan Brown Seminary Scholarship -Dora Maclellan Brown established a fund that would be expressly geared to Christian evangelism and the training of foot soldiers for God's front lines. Applicants must be from the greater Chattanooga area; be theologically and biblically conservative and have a testimony of faith and evidence of call to ministry. Students must be seeking a master's degree at a theological seminary or graduate school approved by The Generosity Trust.
ECF Fellowship Partners Program -The Fellows who are selected have a significant track record of going on to share their knowledge, experience, and best practices with the wider Church in transformative ways. Applicants may be lay or ordained, they do not have to be considering ordained ministry to be an ECF Fellow. Applicants may be Episcopalians or members from any member church of the Anglican Communion. There are two tracks: the academic track and the ministry track.
FTE Fellowships for Doctoral Students of African Descent FTE offers financial support for doctoral students who have completed the coursework stage of their Ph.D. or Th.D. program in religion, theological studies or biblical studies. Applicants must be of African descent enrolled or admitted full time in a Th.D. or Ph.D. program in religion, theological studies or biblical studies and be finished with coursework by the beginning of the fellowship year. Applicants at the dissertation stage must be in a position to write full time during the fellowship year.
ISF National Scholarships - The Islamic Scholarship Fund (ISF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity founded in 2009 whose mission is to address the under-representation of American Muslims in the fields and occupations that influence public opinion and make public policy. Our belief is that fostering education and improving Muslim representation in all walks of life including media and politics will lead to full integration and better understanding of Islam and Muslims.
ISNA Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship -The Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir ISNA Scholarship Program was established because of the strong belief in the value of education by Dr. Shakir. He dedicated himself to education and specifically to working with inner city youth, introducing students to Islam and the Arabic language. He was a true leader and arranged for this scholarship fund to be established to support freshman students in their first year of higher education.
JCS Scholarship for Jewish Students from Single-Parent Homes- JCS offers several scholarships for Jewish high school seniors from the Baltimore Metro Area planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. There is a scholarship available for a student with a documented diagnosed learning disability and several scholarships available for students from single-parent homes. The scholarships are competitive. Recipients are chosen based on several criteria, including academic performance, financial need, community and school involvement, and letters of recommendation.
Jewish Community Foundation Scholarships-The Jewish Community Foundation offers financial assistance to Jewish students for college and graduate school education, including tuition, fees, room and board.
Jewish Family and Children's Services Scholarship- Fulfilling our educational and vocational goals is one of life's most empowering and impactful objectives. At JFCS, we annually help hundreds of Jewish students achieve these goals by providing them with loans and grants. In order to apply, you must be Jewish and have been a legal and permanent resident of Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or northern Santa Clara counties for at least two years prior to submitting your application. Must be able to demonstrate financial need based on the FAFSA and you/your family's federal tax return and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Although not required, candidates who demonstrate a meaningful connection and/or commitment to the Jewish community are desired.
JVS Chicago Scholarship Program- Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college students. More than $500,000 each year is available for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers. Assistance is available for those in the helping professions.
Khyentse Foundation Buddhist Studies Scholarships- Khyentse Foundation is a non-profit organization that offers scholarships for Buddhist scholars. KF Buddhist Study Scholarships are one-time grants to support individuals who wish to study the Dharma. KF accepts applications from teachers, students, scholars, and translators, from all traditions, schools, and sects of Buddhism.
Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students - The Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students awards a scholarship for undergraduate studies of religion, journalism, or communications. The scholarship assists a United Methodist undergraduate who intends to pursue a career in religious journalism through study at an accredited U.S. college or university. Applicants must be a United Methodist ethnic minority who is a current college junior or senior enrolled in a journalism/communications program at an accredited college/university.
Otto M. Stanfield Law Scholarship - The Stanfield Scholarships Program is funded by a trust created by Mrs. Marion Barr Stanfield for Unitarian Universalists studying the fields of art and law. The Otto M. Stanfield Law Scholarship is available to Unitarian Universalist students entering or attending law school at the graduate level. Pre-law or political science majors are not eligible. Applicants much have an active relationship with Unitarian Universalism, display financial need, and be enrolled in an accredited institution. The amount and number of scholarships awarded varies each year.
TEDS Leadership Scholarship - These scholarships will be awarded to master’s-level students with evidence of outstanding leadership potential in the evangelical community. New students are recommended by the Admissions staff based on previous leadership experience. Students who apply for financial aid qualify. The deadline is rolling and the award is renewable
The Hindu Temple Educational Scholarship Program- The purpose of The Hindu Temple Educational Scholarship Program is to strengthen the growth of the Hindu Temple community by giving scholarship to deserving graduating senior students from the Hindu Temple membership families.The scholarship amount can be used in any accredited college/community college of Higher learning institute in the USA. The scholarship amount must be used for tuition and books only.
United Methodist GBHEM Doctorate Level Scholarships- GBHEM Scholarships administers scholarship programs with one general application. Criteria for each scholarship program varies. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA person and be an active member of The United Methodist Church for at least one year. Applicants must have a masters degree and be enrolled in a doctoral program for ministry. A minimum 2.5 GPA is also required.
United Methodist GBHEM General Scholarships-GBHEM Scholarships administers scholarship programs with one general application. Criteria for each scholarship program varies.
Major and Job Based Scholarships
Mark Beaumont Scholarship Fund: The Mark Beaumont Scholarship Fund supports students who hope to pursue a career in the business of interactive entertainment.
Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is designed to assist students pursuing a career path in fraud examination by awarding scholarships from $1,000-$10,000. This scholarship is for undergraduate or graduate full-time students with a completed application, official transcripts, and two completed recommendation forms.
Marketing EDGE Scholarships: To be eligible, you must be enrolled as a current undergraduate student, have participated in at least one Marketing EDGE program, maintain at least a 3.0 GPA, and have a major related to marketing with an interest in marketing.
Miller Coors U.S. Education Leadership Fund: The mission of Adelante is to inspire Latinx students through scholarships, internships, and more. They have awarded over $1.85 million in scholarships since 1999.
Golden Key Undergraduate Achievement Scholarship: Golden Key provides its members with many different scholarship opportunities, including those in business. On this portal, you will find multiple scholarships with separate applications but all with this goal in mind.
Gordon V.R. Holness Scholarship: This scholarship portal contains multiple scholarships for those in STEM, specifically engineering. These scholarships range from $3,000-$10,000.
SPS and AAPT Mary Beth Monroe Memorial Scholarship: Established by the Society of Physics Students and the American Association of Physics Teachers, one $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to undergraduates in their junior year majoring in physics or physics education.
AASS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program: The American Association for the Advancement of Science is accepting applications from upper undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a technical field. This fellowship can open up many opportunities for students interested in STEM.
Aysen Tunca Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship strives to recognize a female student pursuing a career in STEM. One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded per year. In order to be eligible, you must be enrolled in an undergraduate program.
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship: In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must have at least a 3.75 GPA, rank in the 90th percentile in math and reading in the ACTs or the SATs, and pursue an engineering or science degree through an ABET accredited program. One scholarship is awarded at $1,500 per year and can be renewed for three additional years.
Honeywell Scholarship: In order to apply for the Honeywell Scholarship, you must be a current college freshman pursuing a degree in the STEM field with at least a 3.0.
Steinman Scholarship: The Steinman Scholarship awards $5,000 to one undergraduate entering their junior year in an ABET-accredited undergraduate program. A completed application must be submitted by March 1st to be considered.
Society of Women Engineers Scholarship: The Society of Women Engineers provides scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 with multiple renewable scholarships. They have two different applications depending on your age.
AICPA Foundation: The John L. Carey Scholarship is for students pursuing liberal arts degrees. This scholarship provides up to 5 students with $5,000.
Beinecke Scholarship Program: The Beinecke Scholarship is for students in their junior year of their undergraduate degree that plan to enter a master’s or doctoral program in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.