Science Scholarships

While the popular image of scientists still consists of men in lab coats conducting dangerous laboratory experiments, any aspiring science major can tell you that people pursuing careers in science are actually an extremely diverse group with noble intentions.

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Science is a broad term that encompasses many different forms of inquiry. Nearly any means of asking and seeking to answer questions about the world counts as science, from social science to biology to chemistry to physics. As a result, the possibility for college majors in science and post-collegiate careers in science is wide-ranging, and many don’t even require white lab coats, strange chemicals or assistants named Igor. Science majors may wind up conducting research for a company or university, teaching at a high school or college or using their critical thinking and analytical skills within a business or a non-profit agency, among the many career opportunities available to them. They can even find themselves literally helping to save the world through their work.

Beyond the diversity of opportunity and possibility for personal fulfillment, science careers also make economic sense. It comes as no surprise that in our increasingly technologically reliant and increasingly environmentally and health conscious society, science and scientists are playing more prominent roles. In fact, organizations right and left are calling for more Americans to pursue college degrees and careers in science, especially fields related to environmental science and clean energy.

In order for America to remain competitive in a global economy, many feel that we need more college graduates with science degrees. As a result, everyone from private foundations to the federal government has begun offering science scholarships and grants. Some of the awards can get quite large, like the Intel Science Talent Search and the Siemens Competition, each of which carries a top prize of $100,000. Students with financial need who are pursuing a science education can even receive a specially-designated federal grant, the SMART Grant, to help pay for school.

Below are just some of the science scholarship awards available to high school and college students. You can find more information on these and other awards by completing a profile and conducting a free college scholarship search on Scholarships.com.

ACF Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nichol Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/7/2023
  • Amount: $800
  • The Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nickol Scholarship Program is for an Albuquerque High School senior pursuing a bachelor's degree in a STEM major- Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics. Eligible applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.6, demonstrate financial need, and demonstrate an interest in math and/or science interest and skill through the SAT/ACT scores and/or strong [...] More

ACF Woodcock Family Education Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/2/2023
  • Amount: $40,000
  • The ACF Woodcock Family Education Scholarship Program was established in 1993 by Albuquerque businessman C.E. (Woody) Woodcock and his wife, Dixie, to support students of exceptional promise in the fields of science and math. Intended for students with strong math and / or science credentials. Scholarships will be awarded to Albuquerque metro area high school graduating seniors (includes [...] More

ACS Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. African American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander (excluding Asian) 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. Seniors can [...] More

Advocates for African Americans Carolinas Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/4/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Applicants of the Advocates for African Americans Carolinas Scholarship must be a graduating senior at a North or South Carolina high school and must attend a four-year college or university located in North or South Carolina. Applicants must plan to major in engineering, computer science, the sciences, accounting, finance or business administration. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA and be an [...] More

AFCEA Washington, DC Chapter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $12,000
  • In order to apply for the AFCEA Washington, DC Chapter Scholarship, you must be a resident within the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. Acceptable majors include computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry, cybersecurity, and management information systems; and command, control, communications, computers and Intelligence (C4I)-related fields of study including [...] More

AFDO Scholarship Awards

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • In 1981, AFDO established a scholarship fund with the excess funds from the 75th Anniversary of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The recipients should have demonstrated a desire to serve in a career of research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to some aspect of foods, drugs or consumer product safety; should have demonstrated leadership capabilities; and must be [...] More

Alaska Space Grant Program- Undergraduate

  • Application Deadline: 9/15/2022
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Alaska Space Grant Program (ASGP) invites applications from U. S. citizens for undergraduate funding awards. These awards are offered to students majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) or STEM education fields. Stipends available under this program are limited to students attending Alaska institutions of higher education. Women, under-represented minorities and [...] More

Alpha Gamma Rho Horticulture Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Alpha Gamma Rho Horticulture Scholarship is offered to AGR undergraduates who are enrolled with a declared horticulture-related major in; among others, entomology, environmental horticulture, horticulture, landscape gardening, landscape horticulture, ornamental horticulture, pest control, plant breeding, plant pathology, plant science (with horticulture emphasis), pomology, and/pr vegetable [...] More

American Society for Enology and Viticulture Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The American Society for Enology and Viticulture annually awards numerous scholarships to students pursuing a degree in enology, viticulture, or a curriculum emphasizing a science basic to the wine and grape industry. ASEV offers two scholarship programs: the ASEV Traditional Scholarship and the ASEV Presidents’ Award for Scholarship in Enology and Viticulture. The awards are not in predetermined [...] More

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/3/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The American Meteorological Society offers the AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship program, open to all high school students, designed to encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents entering their freshman year of college in the autumn following the distribution of the award and must be planning to pursue a degree in [...] More

APS Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The American Physiological Society is offering the Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship to undergraduate students studying physiology. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. Applicant should not have more than nine calendar months of research experience in a physiology laboratory, no previous peer reviewed publications, and no previous abstracts [...] More

APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2023
  • Amount: $8,000
  • The American Physical Society and IBM co-sponsor the undergraduate research internship program, the APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women. The goal of this internship is to encourage women to pursue graduate studies in science and engineering. Applicants must be female, including all students who present or identify as women and/or trans women, with sophomore or junior standing at a [...] More

ASNT Fellowship Award

  • Application Deadline: 10/15/2022
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The ASNT Fellowship Award is a cash award, currently up to $20,000 per award, granted to an ABET-accredited educational institution to fund specific research in NDT at the postgraduate level (MS or Ph.D). The application should be in the form of a proposal for a graduate level research project from the university outlining what the program or graduate study activity will consist of and how long [...] More

Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2023
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund will award five scholarships of $5,000 to qualified incoming freshmen enrolled at four-year colleges or universities. Each scholarship is renewable for a total of four years on the basis of satisfactory academic performance in a full-time undergraduate program.

    Awards are for undergraduate study only. Applicants must be pursuing a career in [...] More

Blandy Experimental Farm Undergraduate Research Education Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Blandy Experimental Farm, a University of Virginia ecology field station, is located in Virginia’s beautiful Northern Shenandoah Valley. Three research faculty from the Department of Environmental Sciences, visiting scientists and graduate students conduct research on habitat and community biodiversity, reproductive ecology and plant/insect relationships. The 175-acre State Arboretum of Virginia [...] More

Boston University’s Noyce Scholarship Program In Math

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Boston University offers scholarships (through the Robert Noyce Program) for talented STEM majors and STEM professionals to become mathematics teachers. Noyce Scholars at Boston University receive 100% tuition support, a master’s degree and initial teacher licensure, and job-placement assistance.

    Eligible applicants must have an undergraduate degree in mathematics or related field, be legal [...] More

Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • At Brown and Caldwell, we value diversity in the workplace, supporting organizations like the National Society of Black Engineers and the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers. We also offer a $5,000 Minority Scholarship to support students who identify as minorities and are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental profession.

    Applicant must be a United States citizen or [...] More

Catching The Dream Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Founded in 1986, Catching the Dream strives to help improve the quality of life in Indian communities through the higher education of Indian people by providing scholarship funds to Native college students who demonstrate academic achievement, clearly defined goals, leadership, the determination to succeed, and the desire to return to their communities and help others realize their dreams. The [...] More

College of Saint Rose Academic Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The College of Saint Rose scholarships are awarded upon acceptance to Saint Rose and are renewable each year for four years or eight semesters, as long as the student remains in good academic standing. The rigor of a student's high school/college program is considered in determining scholarship eligibility. Award amounts vary on academic and test scores. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The DOE CSGF trains scientists to meet the nation's workforce needs and helps to create a nationwide interdisciplinary community. The fellowship provides support and guidance to some of the nation's best scientific graduate students and these graduates now work in DOE laboratories, private industry, and educational institutions. Open only to full-time students and legal US residents. For more [...] More

Elms College STEM Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Elms College Elm STEM program, supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, awards scholarship funds to students who major in STEM fields and attend Elms College full-time. In order to apply, you must be a prospective full-time, first-year student at Elms College; be a prospective major in biology, computer information technology, chemistry, or mathematics, except for clinical [...] More

Environmental Studies/Natural Science Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Friends of Volo Bog is offering an Entering College scholarship and a Continuing College scholarship for $1,000 each to outstanding students interested in pursuing an environmental career. To be eligible for the Entering College scholarship the applicant must reside in Lake, McHenry, Kane, Cook, DuPage, Kendall, or Will County, attend a high school in one of these counties, have a minimum B [...] More

EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of the EPOC Scholarship Fund is to assist Connecticut residents, or an immediate family member (spouse or child) of an EPOC Member in good standing, who are attending an accredited college or university (CT colleges or out of state colleges) and have declared majors pertinent to the environmental field.

    The scholarships are awarded annually to junior, senior, and graduate level [...] More

EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2023
  • Amount: $45,000
  • The EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship provides funds for two years of undergraduate study majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) discipline related to NOAA's programs and mission. The program is targeted toward students who have completed their sophomore year and are attending minority-serving institutions (MSIs). You must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national who is [...] More

ERC Eco Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The ERC Eco Scholarship is available to provide financial assistance to high school seniors interested in environmental health sciences and the pursuit of a higher education. Eligible applicants must major in an environmental studies program at an accredited California college or university, have a 3.25 GPA, complete at least one high school science class in addition to the minimum required for [...] More

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2023
  • Amount: $19,000
  • The Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid internship at an NOAA facility during the summer. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, currently enrolled or accepted as a full-time second-year student in a four-year academic [...] More

Florida Stormwater Association Scholarship Award

  • Application Deadline: 8/12/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Florida Stormwater Association Educational Foundation’s (FSAEF) Scholarship Program awards financial assistance to qualified students attending Florida colleges and universities whose educational interest is in storm-water science, engineering, or finance. This year, the FSAEF will be awarding three $2,000 scholarships. The application deadline is August 12th. The scholarships will be [...] More

Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/14/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program is open to underrepresented, low-income and first-generation college-bound students. Students must be pursuing an undergraduate degree full-time in transportation, math, science, engineering, architecture, environmental design, pre-med, psychology, or Spanish language/literature. The applicant does not have to be a U.S. citizen but must have a minimum [...] More

Furman University Furman Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2023
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Furman Scholars program seeks to honor high school juniors who exhibit strong academic potential, demonstrate leadership potential, and show significant involvement in extracurricular activities and community service.

    High school guidance counselors nominate current juniors to participate in the program. Nominees must meet all of the following criteria: a genuine interest in an education [...] More

Garden Club of America Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Founded in 1913, The Garden Club of America is a volunteer nonprofit organization comprised of 199 member clubs and approximately 18,000 club members throughout the country. GCA members passionately devote their energies and expertise to a wide array of projects in their communities and across the nation. To promote greater understanding of the interdependence of horticulture, environmental [...] More

GeoKids LINKS Graduate Fellowship in Biology

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $18,000
  • The GeoKids Fellowship places Biology graduate students into schools as a part of their training in science. Graduate LINKS Fellows receive 12-month stipends of up to $18,000 and a full tuition scholarship. To be eligible for the Fellowships, Graduate Fellows must be accepted into St. Joseph's University M.S. Biology program. No prior experience with K-6 education is required, but reliability, [...] More

Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/29/2023
  • Amount: $25,000
  • Graduate students meeting the eligibility requirements noted below may apply directly to The Wilderness Society. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in North America, have strong academic qualifications and/or career goals focused on making a significant positive difference in the long-term protection of wilderness in the United States. Graduate students in natural [...] More

International Young Eco-Hero Award

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2023
  • Amount: $500
  • Action For Nature (AFN), a non-profit organization, has created the International Young Eco-Hero Awards to recognize and reward the successful individual environmental initiatives of young people ages 8 to 16. Applicants must submit a project that concerns environmental health, advocacy, research or protection of the natural world and was self-directed (i.e. not assigned by a teacher). Preference [...] More

ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. Applicants must be enrolled in a two-year degree, undergraduate, or graduate program. Two-year program applicants must have completed at least 1 semester or the equivalent of 12 credit hours and four-year [...] More

James M. & Erma T. Freemont Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/4/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program is available to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, qualified recipients will become Freemont Scholars. The applicant must be a graduating high school senior who plans on attending an HBCU or an undergraduate student who currently attends an HBCU). Graduate students who are [...] More

John Randolph Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/21/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The John Randolph Foundation is proud to offer a number of scholarships for a variety of academic pursuits to local students residing in Hopewell, Prince George, Enon, Chester, Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Sussex, Surry, Charles City and Varina. For a complete list of scholarship programs please visit the scholarship provider's website. Students wishing to apply should begin by [...] More

Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

  • Application Deadline: 9/25/2022
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The Lemelson-MIT Student Prize is an invention competition recognizing outstanding teams of undergraduates and individual graduate students across the country for their tested prototypes of tech-based inventions in healthcare, food and agriculture, transportation, and consumer devices. Eligibility: -Must be a full-time, matriculated, degree-seeking student in the upcoming spring semester at a [...] More

Leo Bourassa Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Leo Bourassa Scholarship supports and acknowledges deserving students who are studying in fields related to water resources. Applicants for the Leo Bourassa Scholarship must be a student in good standing at any Virginia accredited college or university and a resident of Virginia at the time of application and at the time of award. Must have successfully completed, or will complete by the [...] More

Libbie H. Hyman Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/4/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Libbie H. Hyman Memorial Scholarship is intended to help support a first meaningful field station experience for a first or second year graduate student, or an advanced undergraduate to take courses or to carry on research on invertebrates at a marine, freshwater or terrestrial field station. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/16/2022
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Award is an award to support the education and research program of promising graduate students in crystallography-related fields. The applicant should be a graduate student enrolled in a graduate degree program with major interest in crystallography (e.g. crystal structure analysis), crystal morphology, modulated structures, correlation of atomic [...] More

M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2023
  • Amount: $45,000
  • The M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship is offered to female students to enable women to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers. The fellowship consists of a one-year award of up to $45,000. Allowed expenses include dependent care (limited to 50% of the award), salary, travel, equipment, and tuition and fees. Overhead charges by the institution are not allowed. [...] More

Melanie Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/5/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Melanie Foundation Scholarship is awarded to a candidate pursuing a doctoral or master's degree in the mental health field. Applicant must be currently enrolled or accepted into a graduate program majoring in the mental health field in the United States and demonstrate experience and interest in one or more of the ideals to which Melanie Merola O’Donnell committed herself. The scholarship [...] More

MIT THINK Out of the Box Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The MIT THINK Scholars Program is an educational outreach initiative that promotes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by supporting and funding projects developed by high school students. The program is run by a team of undergraduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and sponsored by technology companies and educational organizations as part of MIT TechX. [...] More

NASF Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $1,500
  • To be eligible for the NASF Foundation Scholarships, applicants must: be at least junior-standing during the upcoming academic year; major in chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, metallurgical engineering, materials science engineering, metallurgy, or materials science; and, maintain a 3.0 GPA for undergraduates and 3.3 for graduates. For more information or to apply, [...] More

National Candy Technologists Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/2/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • To qualify for the National Candy Technologists Scholarship, applicants must: be either a college sophomore, junior or senior for the upcoming academic year; have a demonstrated interest in confectionery technology; and, be majoring in food science, chemical science, biological science or related area. A minimum 3.0 GPA is also required. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

National GEM Consortium Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: 11/15/2022
  • Amount: $16,000
  • GEM offers MS and Ph.D. level students an outstanding opportunity and access to dozens of the top Engineering and Science firms and Universities in the nation. The GEM Fellowship was designed to focus on promoting opportunities for individuals to enter industry at the graduate level in areas such as research and development, product development, and other high level technical careers. GEM also [...] More

National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 11/15/2022
  • Amount: $15,000
  • Since 2013, The National Space Club and Foundation has offered the opportunity for a student to give the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation's annual Goddard Memorial Dinner, one of the space industry's most prestigious gatherings. The student must intend to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields, be academically strong and excel [...] More

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state (and a US citizen). Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Scholarships are renewable for four years of college in the state of Washington. [...] More

New York Water Environment Association Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The New York Water Environment Association, Inc.(NYWEA) was founded in 1929, by professionals in the field of water quality as a non-profit, educational organization. Currently, they offer a variety of scholarships to incoming freshmen and current undergrads studying environmental science, environmental or civil engineering who are New York State residents. Individual scholarship criteria varies. [...] More

NHA Past Chairs' Legacy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • NHA created the Past Chairs' Legacy Scholarship (originally called the "NHA Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship") to encourage students to consider becoming part of the U.S. hydropower industry. Our growing industry has professionals in many different fields, including engineering, IT, biology, environmental sciences, forestry, hydrology, animal sciences, management, financial services, [...] More

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/17/2023
  • Amount: $80,000
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program offers competitive, prestigious scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers scholarship support, paid research training at the NIH during the summer, and paid employment and training at the NIH [...] More

North Dakota Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • North Dakota Space Grant will continue to provide scholarship funding for outstanding students at North Dakota's public two- and four-year colleges and universities. Scholarships, which are designed for students pursuing STEM degrees that support NASA research and technology needs, are awarded for both the fall and spring semesters. NDSU/UND undergraduate students are not eligible for [...] More

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The prestigious program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines who are pursuing research-based [...] More

NTHA Bradford-Sullivan Forest Landowners' Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Bradford-Sullivan Forest Landowners’ Association has organized a scholarship program available to students pursuing forestry, agricultural, natural resources management, environmental education or related field of study. Open to Bradford and Sullivan county high school seniors and currently enrolled college students. Deadline for applications is April 1st. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Ohio EPA Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Ohio EPA Scholarship is offered to undergraduate students admitted to Ohio state or private colleges and universities who can demonstrate their knowledge and commitment to careers in environmental sciences or environmental engineering (though majoring in it is not required). Eligible applicants must have a 3.0 GPA, and be entering their junior or senior year. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Oklahoma Future Teachers Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Future Teachers Scholarship Program was established by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education as an incentive to encourage the preparation of teachers in critical shortage areas in the public schools of Oklahoma. Applicants must be residents of Oklahoma nominated by the college in which they are enrolled on the basis of: cumulative high school GPA ranking in the top 15% of his or her [...] More

Out To Innovate Scholarships for LGBTQ+STEM Students

  • Application Deadline: 6/4/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • NOGLSTP established the Out To Innovate Scholarships for LGBTQ STEM students which 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.

    One scholarship will go to an undergraduate student, and one will go to a [...] More

PMI Alaska Chapter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The PMI Alaska Chapter Scholarships are for applicants who are enrolled in or applying for an accredited undergraduate, graduate or doctoral academic degree program in project management or a related field benefitting from project management with the following order of priority: 1st priority: a member of the PMI Alaska Chapter who is a resident of Alaska attending or planning to attend an [...] More

PMI New York City Chapter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • In order to be considered eligible for the PMI New York City Chapter, applicants must be enrolled in or applying for an accredited academic degree program in project management, and/or a field that benefits from project management (i.e., science/engineering, hotel management, information technology, pharmaceutical, business administration, construction, human resources, educational [...] More

PMI Ray Piper Global Project Management Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • To honor the memory of Ray Piper, Ray's friends are sponsoring the Ray Piper Global Project Management Education Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. This academic scholarship is open to any student enrolled in or applying for an accredited undergraduate academic degree program in project management or a related field of study at any college or university anywhere in the world. For more [...] More

PMI Tulsa Chapter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • In order to be considered eligible for the PMI Tulsa Chapter Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in or applying to a project management degree program or a related field benefiting from project management with the following order of priority: a member of the PMI Tulsa Chapter or an immediate family member (including spouse, children, step-children and grandchildren but not cousins, aunts, or [...] More

PSGC Graduate Research Fellowship Program at Penn State

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium will award one-year fellowships to outstanding students to promote graduate study, leading to masters or doctoral degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and humanities related to NASA research and development. A primary objective of NASA’s Space Grant Program is to attract, recruit and train U.S. citizens, [...] More

Ripon College Knop Science Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Knop Science Scholarship is a prestigious four-year, full tuition scholarship based on the next academic year's tuition figures. This is offered to high-achieving students majoring in the fields of math or science. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Rocky Mountain Biological Lab REU Awards

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: $5,750
  • Students receiving an REU award may participate in either full-time independent research or independent research/course studying field biology. Students accepted through the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program receive a stipend, free room, board and travel. REU awards are restricted to students who are not only citizens or permanent residents of the United States, but also have [...] More

RTK Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2023
  • Amount: $1,500
  • RTK Environmental Group is open to students who study environmental science, biology, engineering, or a related physical science major - those majors make up the majority of the college graduates who go on to become the foremost experts in environmental testing, both in the lab and the field, and developers of new technologies for the trade.

    To be eligible to apply, you must be enrolled in an [...] More

SEG Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Society of Exploration Geophysicists offers a range of different scholarship opportunities. Applicant must be a high school senior planning to attend college next year, or a current undergraduate or graduate student, have above-average grades, and intend to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

SVC Foundation College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/15/2022
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The SVC Foundation is dedicated to developing future leaders in vacuum coating technology. We support the education and scientific activities of both students and those working in this field. There are three different opportunities available: College Scholarships, Industry Scholarships, and Student Travel Sponsorship. The SVC Foundation Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to students studying [...] More

SWE Golden Gate High School Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/20/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Each year, the Golden Gate Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE-GGS) awards a number of scholarships to young Bay Area students graduating from high school and going on to pursue degrees in engineering and other related degrees. This year, we are happy to announce that we will also be awarding scholarships for incoming or current community college students who plan to transfer to a [...] More

TEACH Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The TEACH Grant Program provides grants to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching. You must be enrolled as an undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, or graduate student at a school that participates in the TEACH Grant Program and meet certain academic achievement requirements (generally, scoring above the 75th percentile on one or more [...] More

Teacher Education Scholarship Program of the Alabama Space Grant Consortium

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2023
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Alabama Space Grant Consortium (ASGC), a member of the NASA National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, supports undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships for students studying in an aerospace-related discipline at participating universities and who have at least a 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

The Collegiate Inventors Competition

  • Application Deadline: 6/7/2023
  • Amount: $100,000
  • The Collegiate Inventors Competition, a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame and Invent Now is a national competition that recognizes and rewards innovations, discoveries, and research by college and university students and their faculty advisers. Students frequently come from science, engineering, mathematics, and technology studies, but the creative invention can emerge from any [...] More

The Gates Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 9/15/2022
  • Amount: $160,000
  • The Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to exceptional student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential. Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance* that is not already covered by other financial aid [...] More

The Herb Society of America Research Grants

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The The Herb Society of America Research Grants are for the research of the horticultural, scientific, and/or social use of herbs throughout history. Research must define an herb as historically useful for flavoring, medicine, ornament, economic, industrial, or cosmetic purposes. Eligible applicants may be students, professionals, or individuals. Grant recipients will be required to sign a Grant [...] More

The Rubber Division, ACS Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Rubber Division, ACS offers two Undergraduate Scholarships to students entering their junior or senior year for the fall-spring academic year. In addition, the former Connecticut Rubber Group offers a Russell Mazzeo Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship. Applicants for these scholarships may have a major area study in chemistry, physics, chemical or mechanical engineering, polymer science or any [...] More

The SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship-for-Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and guaranteed civilian employment with the Department of Defense (DoD) upon degree completion.

    Applicants must be [...] More

Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/5/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship is offered annually to a single recipient who has demonstrated excellence and outstanding dedication in a field of study that falls within an environmental field of a school or department. It was the hope of the founders that the recipient will use this scholarship to assist his or her studies, and after graduation seek employment in [...] More

Truman D. Picard Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/11/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Truman D. Picard Scholarship is dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing higher education in natural resources. Applicants must submit a letter of application, resume, three letters of recommendation and evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation, as established by the U.S. government (i.e. a photocopy of an enrollment [...] More

TSGC Columbia Crew Memorial Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/2/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Texas Space Grant Consortium and the Aviation and Space Foundation of Texas in partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have established this scholarship program in memory of the Space Shuttle Columbia astronauts. These seven men and women paid the ultimate sacrifice to expand the exploration of space and our knowledge of the world that we live in.

    These scholarships [...] More

TYLENOL Future Care Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Each year the makers of TYLENOL award annual scholarships to well deserving students pursuing careers in healthcare. Twenty-three years and over eight million dollars later, we're proud to continue a tradition that supports those dedicated to a lifetime of caring for others. The makers of TYLENOL are proud to provide support to exceptional students as they pursue careers caring for others! [...] More

U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2023
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) is the world's most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project. The prize taps into the unlimited potential of today's high school students as they seek to address current and future water challenges. The competition is open to any high school student in grades 9 through 12, who has reached 15 years of age by August 1st of the competition [...] More

University of Rochester FIRST Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/4/2023
  • Amount: $60,000
  • The University of Rochester awards an unlimited number of scholarships to students who have participated on a FIRST team and are enrolling as first-year students at the University of Rochester. Eligible applicants must be high school seniors, and be admitted as full-time students. This scholarship is renewable for four years. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

University of Wisconsin Stout Scholars Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The selective Stout Scholars Scholarship is awarded to just three outstanding students! You are eligible if you have a cumulative GPA of 3.67 or higher and ACT composite score of 27 or higher or SAT total score of at least 1280 and are a recent high school graduate admitted as a first-year student to UW-Stout for fall semester by the first Monday in February. Updated credentials must be received [...] More

USRA Distinguished Undergraduate Awards

  • Application Deadline: 8/10/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The USRA Distinguished Undergraduate Awards provides college scholarships to students who have shown a career interest in fields of space science, aerospace engineering, aeronautics-related sciences, or space science education. Eligible majors may include, but are not limited to, aerospace engineering, astronomy, astrobiology, computer science, earth science, electrical engineering, geophysics, [...] More

UTC Westbrook Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: $14,000
  • The Westbrook Scholarship will be presented to incoming freshmen majoring in Chemistry or Physics. Eligible applicants must receive at least a B in a course in high school chemistry or physics, an incoming GPA of 3.5, and have a 26 ACT score. Renewable upon a 3.5 GPA in the program and a B in other courses. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Valparaiso University Ament-Benner Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Ament-Brenner Scholarship is for members of a Lutheran congregation in the greater St. Louis area. Applicants must be preparing for a career in the healthcare field (e.g., nursing, physical or occupational therapy, pre-med etc.). Scholarship amounts vary, based on financial need. Applicants must complete the undergraduate admission application and file the FAFSA by the deadline. For more [...] More

Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/20/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award scholarships to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Payment will be made to the student's college (U.S. based only). Winners [...] More

WHOI Summer Student Fellowship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/5/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Summer Student Fellowships at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution are awarded to undergraduate students who have completed their junior or senior year at colleges or universities and are studying in any of the fields of science or engineering including but not limited to the fields of biology, chemistry, engineering, geology, geophysics, mathematics, meteorology, physics, oceanography, and [...] More

Winston Churchill Foundation of the USA Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 10/31/2022
  • Amount: Varies
  • The prestigious Churchill Scholarship offers American students the opportunity to attend, for one year of study, the University of Cambridge for one of two Master’s degrees: the MPhil (Master of Philosophy) or MASt (Master of Advanced Study). An applicant for the Churchill Scholarship must be a citizen of the United States, either native born or naturalized, and must be a senior who is enrolled [...] More

Women in Aerospace Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/21/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Women in Aerospace Foundation, Inc. encourages young women interested in a career in the aerospace field to pursue higher education degrees in engineering or science or math. One or more awards will be given to rising juniors and seniors in college, to be applied to the coming academic year. Applicant must be a female undergraduate college student with a minimum college grade point average (GPA) [...] More

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $32,000
  • The WW Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in?Pennsylvania.

    The Fellowship has also prepared over a thousand teachers in Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, and Ohio. Eligible applicants include U.S. citizens or permanent [...] More

WTS Transportation YOU High School Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 11/2/2022
  • Amount: $2,500
  • WTS awards the Transportation YOU Scholarship to girls pursuing high school studies in science, technology, engineering and math to foster the development of women and girls in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals and students to undertake careers in the area of transportation. The Transportation YOU High School Scholarship is in the amount of $2,500. For more [...] More

York County Conservation District Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 9/30/2022
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The York County Conservation District will award scholarships to any York County residents majoring in – or planning to major in – the field of conservation (agriculture, environmental, natural history, natural resource management or related science field). Applicants must be currently enrolled or already accepted to an accredited college or university. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

ZONTA Milwaukee Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 6/15/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. With more than 30,000 members belonging to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 67 countries and geographic areas, Zontians all over the world volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects, as well as scholarship programs [...] More
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