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.
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.
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.
The AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship seeks to increase communication skills in student scientists. From grant writing to interaction with their community, these skills will benefit a student's career path and increase public understanding of science and technology. Students must be enrolled as a college or university student (graduate, doctoral, or upper-level undergraduates) or [...] More
This program places minority students interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing at Science Magazine for 10 weeks over the summer. Interns experience what it's like to cover the scientific and technological issues that shape our global community.
The internship is open to any minority undergraduate with a serious interest in science writing. Preference [...] More
The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a junior in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, [...] More
The Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nickol Scholarship Fund was established in 2003 in memory of Mr. Rose and in honor of Eva. Barnes was a 1951 graduate of Albuquerque High School and a 1957 graduate of West Point. Eva is a longtime New Mexico resident. The fund will award a scholarship to an Albuquerque High School graduate pursuing a bachelor's degree in one of the STEM majors: Science, [...] More
This fund 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. Scholarships will be awarded to Albuquerque metro area high school graduating seniors (includes Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia and Torrance Counties). Scholarships are payable over four years.
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. [...] More
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
In 1981, AFDO established a scholarship fund with the excess funds from the 75th Anniversary of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The "George M. Burditt Scholarship", the "Betsy B. Woodward Scholarship" and the "Denise C. Rooney" scholarships will be awarded annually to worthy recipients who are in their third year of college.
The recipients should have demonstrated a desire to serve in a [...] More
The Alabama Environmental Health Association (AEHA), Inc. presents a student award each year to a junior or senior undergraduate student in the environmental health or a closely related field. This award will be presented at the Alabama Environmental Health Association's annual meeting in April. The award also includes an honorary membership to AEHA, Inc. for one year. For more information or to [...] More
Undergraduate Research Fellowships of up to $5,000 will be awarded through a competitive process. Fellowships are open to new and continuing students to support research projects fostering the vision of NASA by encouraging career goals in STEM disciplines, strengthening the nation's STEM workforce and engaging Americans in NASA's mission. Students receiving awards in past competitions may apply [...] More
George Staby has provided scholarships limited to current AGR undergraduates who are enrolled with a declared horticulture-related major in entomology, environmental horticulture, horticulture, landscape gardening, landscape horticulture, ornamental horticulture, pest control, plant breeding, plant pathology, plant science (with horticulture emphasis), pomology, and/or vegetable crops who have [...] More
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
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) invites you to participate in the 11th Annual DNA Day Essay Contest. The contest is open to students in grades 9-12.
The contest aims to challenge students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics. Essays are expected to contain substantive, well-reasoned arguments indicative of a depth of understanding of the concepts [...] More
The American Meteorological Society is pleased to announce the AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship program, open to all high school students and designed to encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences. Serving as a unique example of various sectors of our field joining together to support young, talented minds, the scholarships are being sponsored by partners in industry, as well [...] More
The AMS Graduate Fellowships are sponsored by industry leaders and government agencies and are designed to attract promising young scientists to prepare for careers in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic fields.
Eligibility: -Entering their first year of graduate school in the upcoming fall and provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. [...] More
Eligibility: -Undergraduate scholarships are open to ANS student members enrolled in a course of study relating to a degree in nuclear science or nuclear engineering -All applications must be sponsored by a faculty advisor of an ANS Student Section or an individual ANS member -U.S. and non-U.S. residents may apply if they are enrolled in and attending an accredited institution in the United [...] More
The AOC headquarters provides monetary support to approximately 5 chapters that participate in the AOC Enlisted Tuition Grant Program. The procedures are the same as for scholarships. Find the chapter closest to you, contact the chapter president, and return the completed Application (same Student Data Form in FP1-1) However, you may want to look at FP1-2, Enlisted Tuition Grant (ETG) Operating [...] More
The APS Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships program will fund up to 24 fellowships during the summer months. These fellowships are to support full-time undergraduate students to work in the laboratory of an established investigator.
Eligibility: -Applicants must have an overall GPA greater than a 3.0 -Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students with little or no laboratory [...] More
Applicants for the APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women must be female, including all students who present or identify as women and/or trans women with sophomore or junior standing at a U.S. college or university at the time of application. Students must also be majoring in chemistry, physics, materials science/engineering, computer science/engineering, chemical, electrical, [...] More
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
The Atlantic Aviators Chapter of Women in Aviation, International would like to encourage women and men in the Southeastern Massachusetts area to develop careers in aviation, science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics. To provide resources for this, the chapter is offering two scholarships to any deserving high school seniors, college freshman or sophomores who have demonstrated an [...] More
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 incoming freshman [...] More
The Bernice McNamara Memorial Scholarship Award was established to support the financial needs of young adults who have lost a parent to cancer and are seeking higher education. A loving mother of seven children and a registered nurse, Bernice spent a lifetime helping others. Bernice was a graduate of the Boston College School of Nursing and for many years worked for various doctors, health [...] More
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 is excited to announce the Noyce Scholarship Program in Mathematics, a new initiative to prepare middle school and high school mathematics teachers. With funding from the National Science Foundation and the School of Education and in collaboration with six local school districts and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Noyce Program will train up to 13 graduate students [...] More
The Bradford-Sullivan Forest Landowners’ Association has organized a scholarship program to be available to students who are entering into or are in a forestry, agricultural, natural resource management, environmental education or related field of study. Deadline for applications is June 1st of each year.
To be eligible for this award, applicant must be: - A Bradford or Sullivan county [...] More
At Brown and Caldwell, we value diversity in the workplace, supporting organizations like the Society of Women Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers and the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers. We've also set up a Minority Scholarship Program to help minority groups succeed in the environmental engineering industry.
Criteria: -Be a United States citizen or permanent [...] More
Catching the Dream seeks to address this deficiency. Our high-priority areas of study are math, engineering, science, business, education, and computers. These fields of study are critical to the future of Indian people and the nation, and Native Americans are very underrepresented in these fields.
Catching the Dream is a national Native American education and scholarship center. Our strategy [...] More
A Clarkston Scholar is a highly-driven student who excels in the classroom, has a focused interest and passion for the life sciences industry and intends to enter the life sciences industry upon graduation. The Clarkston Scholars Program will provide one sophomore attending a four-year college/university undergraduate program in Pennsylvania who is majoring in a life sciences-related field of [...] More
Full tuition fellowships awarded to highly qualified applicants committed to addressing social justice and change in Urban School and Communities.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements: -Be enrolled in the Master of Urban Secondary Teachers MUST program specializing in Math -Commit to teaching in either Biology and Earth Science, Biology and Chemistry, Chemistry and Physics, Physics and [...] More
The College of Saint Rose is committed to enrolling students with superior ability and proven achievement. To support our commitment, the college offers a generous array of academic scholarships. These scholarships are not based on financial need, but on the merits of students' academic achievement.
The College of Saint Rose scholarships are awarded upon acceptance to Saint Rose and are [...] More
This scholarship was established in 2005 in the name of Cynthia E. Morgan, who passed away in October 2004 after a courageous, but all-too-brief, fight with stomach cancer. It has been established in an attempt to aid select college students in paying for their post-secondary education. This year’s scholarship is set at $1,000.
Eligibility: -Be a current resident of the state of Maryland -Be [...] More
The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) is a program funded by the Department of Energy's Office of Science and National Nuclear Security Administration. 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 [...] More
Wouldn't a scholarship help you breathe a little easier? Truth Initiative is offering college and graduate students a chance to earn the "Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations." The annual scholarship competition empowers and supports students eager to help Truth Initiative achieve a generation for whom tobacco use is [...] More
The National Space Club awards a $10,000 scholarship each year, in memory of Dr. Robert H. Goddard, America's rocket pioneer. The scholarship is presented at the Goddard Memorial Dinner each spring, for the following academic year. The award is given to stimulate the interest of talented students in the opportunity to advance scientific knowledge through space research and exploration.
Many ECS divisions and sections offer travel grants to undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and young professionals & faculty presenting papers at ECS biannual meetings. Applications must be received no later than submission deadlines. Divisions/Sections may have additional application requirements. Please review the additional requirements for each division/section prior [...] More
The Elizabeth J. Davis Scholarship was established to assist home care professionals with obtaining advanced degrees, as well as students seeking a bachelor's or associate's degrees in a health profession.
Eligibility - Attends an accredited college/university, or community college (does not have to be in Vermont) - Studying nursing (RN or LPN), physical therapy, speech therapy, [...] More
The Elmhurst Garden Club Scholarship is for Illinois residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in horticulture, environmental studies, biology, botany and/or other related sciences. Our goal is to encourage the advancement and stimulate an interest in horticulture through education; to provide an outlet for creative expression; to further horticultural education, [...] More
The Elms College ElmSTEM 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
Each year, the Friends of Volo Bog offers a scholarship for Environmental Studies/Natural Science college students.
Eligibility: -Be a High School Senior applying to an accredited college/university to study environmental or natural science -Be a College/University Student intending to continue studies of environmental or natural science at an accredited college -Submit at least one signed [...] More
EPOC recognizes its duty to assist in the education of individuals planning a career in the environmental industry. Consequently, the EPOC Environmental scholarship fund was established in 1998. The purpose of the 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 [...] More
The goal of the EPP Undergraduate Scholars Program is to increase the number of students who undertake course work and graduate with degrees in targeted academic fields integral to NOAA's mission. This program targets students who have completed their sophomore year, attending minority serving institutions (MSIs), and have recently declared, or about to declare a major in atmospheric, oceanic, or [...] More
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve [...] More
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. The scholarship program was created in 2010 by Dr. Bernard Harris, a former astronaut, physician, and businessman, and ExxonMobil to increase the number of underrepresented students pursuing careers in [...] More
The International Code Council (ICC) Scholarship is available to master and doctorate students performing research in any one of the following areas:
-The effectiveness of building codes against natural disasters -Education/outreach research focused on building codes -Research into the incentives and impediments for building code adoption/enforcement
The Florida Stormwater Association's Scholarship Program awards financial assistance to qualified students attending Florida colleges and universities whose education interest is in stormwater research, management or finance.
Applications will be accepted from graduate students in colleges or schools of engineering, natural science, public administration (or closely related fields) that have [...] More
The Folsom Garden Club Scholarship Program is for both part-time and full-time students.
Eligibility Requirements: -Applicant must be a California resident or temporary resident attending a college/university in Placer, Sacramento, El Dorado or Yolo County, California -Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in order to apply -Applicant must be a college student entering the [...] More
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, PreMed, psychology, Spanish language/literature. The applicant does not have to be a U.S. citizen but must have a minimum 3.5 [...] More
Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program and the American Indian College Fund TCU Scholarship Program.
Minimum general eligibility requirements for both scholarships include: -U.S. citizenship -Enrollment in an accredited tribal college or [...] More
The scholarship program is available to residents of the City of Hopewell and the following localities: Prince George, Colonial Heights, Petersburg, Fort Lee, Dinwiddie, Sussex, Surry, Chesterfield (South of Rt. 288 and East of Ironbridge Road), Charles City and Varina (Southeast Henrico, south of I-64). Student interns working for John Randolph Foundation are eligible to apply. The purpose of [...] More
The Freehold Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors awards scholarships to area college students majoring in a field related to the conservation of our natural resources. The Neal Munch, Mac Clark and Bill Schauer scholarships are named to honor their years of dedicated and distinguished service to the Freehold District and to conservation efforts.
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. Students selected as Furman Scholars are eligible to receive at least $7,500 in [...] More
Graduate students meeting the eligibility requirements noted below may apply directly to The Wilderness Society.
Eligibility: -Be enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in North America -Have strong academic qualifications -Have academic and/or career goals focused on making a significant positive difference in the long-term protection of wilderness in the United States. Graduate [...] More
The Gus Archie Memorial Scholarship is supported by the Archie Fund of the SPE Foundation and awards an outstanding student who plans to enter a university and pursue an undergraduate degree in petroleum engineering. The student will receive $5,000 per year for up to four years of university study.
This is a merit-based scholarship. Recipients are typically in the top 3% in both class ranking [...] More
Winners of the Health Careers Scholarship Program demonstrate a strong motivation to pursue a health care career, academic excellence, a dedication to community service and a need for financial support of their education. The program is open to higher education students entering their junior and senior years of full-time undergraduate study in the coming fall. This program is not open to [...] More
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 [...] More
The Hertz Foundation's Graduate Fellowship award, which is based on merit (not need) consists of a cost of education allowance and a personal support stipend. Eligible applicants for prestigious Hertz Fellowships must be students of the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America, and who are [...] More
The IAGLR Scholarship is awarded annually to promising Ph.D. students whose dissertation research is likely to make a significant contribution to the understanding of large lakes. The award consists of a U.S. $2,000 scholarship and a one-year membership in IAGLR.
Applicants must be Ph.D. students at the time of application, who are members of IAGLR, have not previously received the award, and [...] More
The ISA exists to promote and increase interest in harness horses and harness racing; to represent and establish cooperation between county, state, and pari-mutuel racetrack operations, breeders, owners, trainers, drivers, and grooms; to sponsor and promote Standardbred racing, breeding, training, and development programs in the State of Indiana; to represent horsemen/women for negotiations with [...] More
Have you been working to preserve the world around you? Have you been teaching others how to protect the environment? Have you been doing an environmental research project? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then you are a Young Eco-Hero. All Eco-Heroes serve as role models, showing others that individuals are important and can make a difference.
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
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.
Eligibility: - Must be a graduating high school senior (must plan on attending a HBCU) or an undergraduate students (must currently attend a HBCU); graduate students [...] More
In recognition of the community's achievements and its enduring values, Nielsen supports the next generation of Asian American leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with these two scholarships.
Eligibility: -Applicant must be either a high school senior or currently enrolled as a student in a college or university -Area of college study must be in either [...] More
The Jesse Jackson Fellows-Toyota Scholarship is a renewable scholarship that awards up to $25,000 dollars annually to deserving African-American college sophomores. Students who are interested in applying for the scholarship must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, be a business or STEM (Science, technology, engineering and/or math) major that can be applied to the automotive industry, [...] More
Each fellowship and grant will be awarded on a competitive basis to an active Kappa Omicron Nu member who has demonstrated scholarship, research, and leadership potential. Awards will be made for study and research in human sciences or one of its specializations at colleges or universities with strong research programs and supporting disciplines for the chosen major or topic. [...] More
The Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship honors the late Kathy Pace, who strongly believed in supporting the community. As the role of technology changes, the next generation of technology professionals need to possess the compassion and commitment to use technology as a tool to improve the world they live in. The scholarship will be awarded to one college student pursuing higher education in a [...] More
The Knowlton Operator's Scholarship is awarded to operators for training when budgetary constraints eliminate the opportunity for some to attend training for certification, advancement or professional development.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More
Memorials and contributions from the Rhoades family established this endowed scholarship fund. One scholarship is awarded annually to a student who had declared a Science or Music major/minor. Additional criteria include cumulative GPA and financial need. The award alternates each year between Science/Music.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More
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 [...] More
The mission of the Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association is to promote and educate the public on good lake and watershed management, encourage sustainable stormwater management practices and protect the welfare of lakes and other water resources within the Commonwealth. To help further our mission, we would like to award scholarships to support and acknowledge deserving students who are [...] More
This scholarship, in memory of Libbie H. Hyman, one of America's foremost invertebrate zoologists, provides assistance to students to take courses or to carry on research on invertebrates at a marine, freshwater or terrestrial field station. The Hyman Scholarship is intended to help support a first meaningful field station experience for a first- or second-year graduate student or an advanced [...] More
The Loy McCandless Marks Scholarship in Tropical Ornamental Horticulture fosters the study of tropical ornamental plants and their use in horticulture and landscape architecture. It affords a graduate student, or advanced undergraduate, an opportunity to study at a leading foreign institution that specializes in the field of tropical plants.
Eligibility: -Must be a graduate student or an [...] More
The Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Award was designed to encourage graduate students to pursue crystallographically-oriented research. To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in a graduate degree program with a major interest in crystallography.
Submission materials: -Curriculum vitae -A one-page summary describing the type of crystallographic research being pursued -Expected date [...] More
To enable women to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers. The fellowship consists of a one-year award (applicants can apply in a subsequent year for one additional year of support). Allowed expenses include dependent care (limited to 50% of the award), salary, travel, equipment, and tuition and fees. The award was established from a generous bequest from [...] More
The purpose of the fund is to provide post-secondary scholarship assistance to handicapped individuals, or to those persons preparing themselves to work with the handicapped. The scholarship may provide a non-renewable award for students who will pursue a first-time, two- or four-year degree, certificate, or diploma from accredited post-secondary institutions. Scholarships will be applied to the [...] More
The Switzer Research Fellowships Program was established to build rehabilitation capacity by providing support to qualified individuals to engage in scientific research relating to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. The fellowships are available on an annual competitive basis on two levels:
1. Distinguished Fellowships ($75,000) are awarded to individuals with a doctorate, [...] More
To be eligible for the Medical & Health Professions Scholarship, applicants must be graduates of high schools within Shelby County (Ohio) or residents of any public school district within Shelby County pursuing a certificate or an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree in medical and associated health professions. Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.
Scholarships are for U.S. citizens who are enrolled full-time at one of the Affiliate Member MnSGC schools. Applicants must be majoring in science, math, or engineering fields with an interest in working for NASA.
A GPA of 3.5 is standard, but may vary with each school. Applicants must contact faculty representatives at their school for more information.
MIT INSPIRE is the first national research competition for high school students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The competition is organized by MIT undergraduates. Participating high school students, as individuals or teams of two will submit research reports in one of 13 fields, such as history, economics, or philosophy. Approximately 100 finalists with the most exceptional reports [...] More
The Mycological Society of America awards a number of scholarships to recognize excellence in research, teaching and service among its membership. The awardees for these honors are selected from nominations made to the Distinctions Committee. Members of this committee are not eligible to nominate or be nominated for these awards, but all other members of the Society may make nominations and are [...] More
If you are pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, math, or science and math education you can apply to receive up to $7,000 through a scholarship from the NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium.
The awards are renewed annually based upon the completion of program requirements for a maximum of four (4) academic years.
Eligibility: Students pursuing an undergraduate degree at an [...] More
NASF's educational foundation remains committed to helping undergraduate and graduate students interested in studying chemical engineering, material science or engineering, mechanical engineering, metallurgical engineering, environmental engineering or chemistry.
Eligibility: -Available to both undergraduates and graduates -Undergraduate applicants must be junior standing or above when [...] More
The National Candy Technologists Scholarship is $5,000, paid in two $2,500 installments. To qualify, the student 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 [...] More
As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense plans to award approximately 180 new three-year graduate fellowships in April, subject to the availability of funds. The DoD will offer these prestigious fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated the ability and special aptitude [...] More
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 the industry at the graduate level in areas such as research and development, product development, and other high-level technical careers. GEM [...] More
Provided to a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student with definite plans to pursue a career in the science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields.
Eligibility: -Must be a U.S. citizen -The scholarship is open to seniors in high school through graduate students -The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an [...] More
The Texas Wildlife Association Foundation (TWAF) and the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (SALE) have joined forces to offer five Natural Resource-Excellence in Education Scholarships in the fall. The scholarships will be awarded to five freshmen at Texas universities who are majoring in natural resource related field such as agricultural science, wildlife science, forestry, range science, [...] More
The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies Association is offering scholarships to high school students who will be attending a New Jersey college or university and is interested in the water utility industry or any related field.
Eligibility requirements: -Be a U.S. Citizen -Be a resident of New Jersey and have lived in state for at least five years -Be a high [...] More
The Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. 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. Music, sculpture, [...] More
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. Association members helped lead the way toward existing state and national clean water programs. Today the Association has over 2,500 members representing diverse backgrounds and specialties, but all are concerned and involved [...] More
The Joseph A. Murphy scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering, environmental engineering, business or science student. Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA. Applicants must reside in New England or attend a college/university in New [...] More
The National Pathfinder Scholarship Fund was established in 1985 in honor of First Lady Nancy Reagan. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program such as chemistry, sociology, psychology or pharmacology, with intended careers in chemical, biological, or medical research, or counseling of addicts and their families. Applicants must submit an application to their [...] More
NHA created the 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, communications, and other areas. Many companies also offer high-paying [...] More
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 -Paid employment and training at the [...] More
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
The Robert Noyce Teaching Fellows program, authorized under the National Science Foundation Authorization Act, seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degree holders to become elementary, middle, and high school teachers by offering tuition assistance and salary stipends.
Working professionals with an academic background in a STEM subject-area will [...] More
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
The Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development is open to undergraduate and graduate students from accredited universities across the United States. Students must be enrolled full-time for the academic term in which the competition takes place. Projects may be undertaken individually or in a group of no more than three students under the supervision of an Advising Professor. If in a group, [...] More
These merit based, nonrenewable, scholarships will be given 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.
Scholarship awardees will be selected on: -Academic record with an overall GPA of at least 3.0 -Education employment, and/or [...] More
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.
Eligibility: -The student must be a resident of Oklahoma -The student must be nominated by the college in which they are enrolled on the basis of: cumulative high [...] More
The National Space Club, founded in 1957,is a non-profit organization composed of representatives of industry, government, academia, and private individuals, which collectively seek to promote the United States' leadership in the fields of space, rocketry, astronautics, and related technologies.
The National Space Club offers a scholarship each year in memory of the Honorable Olin E. Teague, [...] More
The Oliver Joel and Ellen Pell Denny Healthcare Scholarship may provide a scholarship for North Carolina residents seeking a first-time associate or baccalaureate degree, certificate, or diploma in a healthcare field. Consideration may also be given to graduate nursing degrees on a limited basis depending on available funding. Preference is given to residents of Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, [...] More
The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) is pleased to provide students attending our member colleges and universities opportunities to apply for scholarship and fellowship awards that support their academic goals and recognize their achievements. Opportunities are open to new and continuing students in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and STEM [...] More
The Our World-Underwater Scholarship provides a hands-on introduction to underwater and other aquatic-related endeavors for young persons with an interest in underwater–related disciplines. Students must be 21 to 26 years of age, be in high academic standing, fluent in English and certified as a rescue diver or equivalent with a minimum 25 dives logged in the past two years. If you are chosen as [...] More
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
PDF's Summer Fellowship Program is used to support students - from advanced undergraduates to medical students - in their pursuit of Parkinson's-related summer research projects. The goal of the Summer Fellowship is to cultivate an early interest in Fellows into the cause and possible treatments for Parkinson's disease. Fellows work under the close supervision of a sponsor who is an expert in the [...] More
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
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
The Ray Piper Global Project Management Education Scholarship awards students 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 information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More
PMI Tulsa Chapter Scholarship offers awards to applicants who are enrolled in or applying for an accredited two-year associate's degree or four-year bachelor's degree program. Applicants will be reviewed 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
As one of 52 members of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, our mission is to expand opportunities for Pennsylvanians to learn about and participate in NASA's aeronautics and space programs by supporting and enhancing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, research, and outreach programs.
The Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium will award [...] More
The Raymond A. Beilke Engineering Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors of Marathon High School who have a minimum 3.0 GPA and who plan to pursue a degree in engineering at an accredited college/university. The Amella P. Beilke Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors of Marathon High School with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who plan to pursue an education in [...] More
The Knop Science Scholarship is a prestigious four-year, full tuition scholarship based on the next academic year's tuition figures. The Ripon College Knop Science Scholars Board convenes each year at the beginning of the second semester. The mission of the board is to identify high-achieving students who show the potential to contribute greatly to the science and mathematics departments at Ripon [...] More
This summer, approximately 10 students will be accepted with REU Awards. Students receiving an REU award may participate in either full-time independent research or independent research/course, as described above. 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 [...] More
RTK Environmental Group is committed to supporting and furthering the education of students in pursuit of careers in science. These individuals are the cornerstone for future developments in engineering, technology, and life sciences, as well as new scientific advancements in the field of environmental inspection.
Students who study environmental science, biology, engineering, or a related [...] More
The SAPA Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program (the "SAPA Scholarship") was established by the Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association (SAPA) in 1999. SAPA is a nonprofit tax-exempt professional organization headquartered in the tri-state (NJ-NY-CT) area and has become a major pharmaceutical professional organization with more than 4000 members and five Chapters in the [...] More
Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who will graduate or have graduated from high school in one of the following Middle Tennessee counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Dekalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, [...] More
Through the generosity of our donors, there are approximately 75 different scholarships. Half are unrestricted scholarships; the rest have specific donor intentions that include consideration for major/minor, university, career intention, involvement in student activities, year of study, or particular research field. Applicants must be either attending high school and planning to enter college [...] More
SHPE will provide $2,000 to applicants who are employed full-time in the U.S. or Puerto Rico in a technical career field and enrolled at least half-time (6 hours) in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) degree program and maintain a 3.0 GPA throughout the academic year. Applicant must be pursuing a first master's or doctoral degree. Applicant must be a paid SHPE member in good [...] More
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 [...] More
Direct Service Grants provide financial assistance to students with respiratory ailments and are intending to help complete their education and become self-sustaining, independent members of the community. Grants are available to any student with a pulmonary problem who lives or goes to school in the greater New York City area (within a 50-mile radius), is at least 16 years old, can demonstrate [...] More
Internships typically last 5-6 months, but UAS7 research internships may run from 2-6 months, depending on the specifications of the project description. Recipients will receive a full tuition waiver for both semesters (enrollment is also required during the internship to maintain residency in Germany) and the benefits provided to exchange students at the host UAS. Successful SIP applicants are [...] More
The SVC scholarship fund is intended to further the education of any individual who is entering or is currently enrolled in a course of study related to vacuum coating technology at an accredited educational institution may apply. Past scholarship winners are welcome to re-apply, provided that they still meet the required criteria. Preference will be given to practioners, undergraduate and [...] More
The Golden Gate Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is pleased to announce its High School Scholarship Program. Each year our Section awards scholarships to graduating local high school seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering, computer science, physical science, or mathematics. Applicants must be females attending school within the boundaries of the Golden Gate Section [...] More
The TEACH Grant Program provides grants to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching.
To receive a TEACH Grant, you must: -Meet the basic eligibility criteria for the federal student aid programs -Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) -Be enrolled as an undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, or graduate student at a [...] More
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, 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 advisors. The competition encourages students who actively pursue invention. Students frequently come from science, engineering, mathematics, and [...] More
The Herb Society of America, Inc. (HSA) offers annual research grants to students, professionals, and individuals engaged in research on the horticultural, scientific, and/or social applications or use of herbs throughout history, based on the HSA definition of a herb. The defining characteristic for herbs is their usefulness, past or present, including their value for flavoring, medicine, [...] More
HSF/ General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage in obtaining a college degree. 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 [...] More
The Jackie Spellman Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who have been impacted in some way by leukemia or lymphoma, either as survivors, individuals diagnosed with leukemia or lymphoma, or individuals who have a member of his or her immediate family who have or had leukemia or lymphoma while living in the same household. Eligible students include high school seniors or those attending community [...] More
Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college and graduate students. Approximately $500,000 is available each year 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. [...] More
The Melanie Foundation Scholarship is awarded to a candidate pursuing a doctoral or master's degree in the mental health field.
Eligibility: -Currently enrolled or accepted into a graduate program majoring in the mental health field in the United States -Programs must be accredited by the credentialing agency appropriate to the field of study -Provide evidence of past involvement in [...] More
The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.
All applicants must be U.S. citizens or naturalized citizens. All applications must include the following items, without exception: -Completed online application including all sections of the essay -Official transcripts -Two [...] More
Rubber Division Undergraduate Scholarships are given to students entering their junior or senior year of academic study with a "B" or better academic average for all of their undergraduate work and a minimum of three (3) semesters or six (6) terms completed. Applicants may have a major area of study in Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Polymer Science or any other [...] More
Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs. Entries may only be sent by [...] More
This merit scholarship is offered annually in the name of the TGF founders, 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, as it is the hope of the current membership of Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, that the recipient will use this scholarship [...] More
A leader in the formation of the TKE Educational Foundation, Carrol C. Hall served as a member of its Board of Directors. Frater Hall was initiated a Teke at Iota Chapter at Eureka College. He was the recipient of the Order of the Golden Eagle Award in 1987. The Directors of the Foundation established this scholarship through the Hall estate in recognition of dedication to TKE during his lifetime [...] More
The Truman D. Picard Scholarship is dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing higher education in natural resources.
Submission materials: -Letter of application -Resume -3 letters of recommendation -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
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.
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, and have reached 15 years of age by August 1st of the [...] More
The USRA Scholarship Awards provide college scholarship awards to students who have shown a career interest in space science research, aeronautics-related sciences, or space science education. To be considered, applicants must be full-time undergraduate students attending a four-year accredited college or university that offers courses leading to a degree in science or engineering. Applicants [...] More
Students are eligible for The Polytechnic Scholarship if they rank in the top 25% of their graduating class (3.5 GPA if your high school does not rank) and have a 24 or greater composite ACT score. Students must be enrolled freshmen year with a minimum of 12 credits (does not include advanced placement or transfer credits). Students are awarded a non-renewable scholarship. Students must be [...] More
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
The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees. Students must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and plan to enroll in an eligible Washington state college or university. [...] More
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
The prestigious Churchill Scholarship was set up at the request of Sir Winston Churchill in order to fulfill his vision of US-UK scientific exchange with the goal of advancing science and technology on both sides of the Atlantic, helping to ensure our future prosperity and security. An applicant for the Churchill Scholarship must be a citizen of the United States, either native born or [...] More
The WIA Foundation is pleased to provide scholarships to women interested in a career in the aerospace field to pursue higher education degrees in engineering, math or science. One or more awards will be given each year to a rising junior or senior in college, to be applied during the upcoming academic year. Applicants must have completed at least 2 ½ academic years of full-time college work at [...] More
The Warrior Women in Leadership program provides leadership development programming and financial assistance to women seeking a full-time residential degree at Waldorf University. These scholarships, up to full tuition, will be awarded to several women based on their leadership potential and academic record. The mission of our program is to assist in educating the whole person; emphasizing [...] More
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program recruits and trains the nation's best and brightest recent graduates and career changers with STEM backgrounds to teach in high-needs middle and high school science and math classrooms.
The Teaching Fellowship includes:
- admission to a master's degree program at a well-established partner university - teacher certification in science, [...] More
Eligibility: -Must be a York County resident -Attending a college or university in the United States -Majoring in agriculture, conservation, environment, natural resource management or related field -Open to students who have completed their first semester of college
Submission materials: -A completed Conservation District application form -One written statement of scholarship [...] More
A professor from The University of Akron had planned to boost his females' grades "a level or two" as part of a "national movement to encourage female students to go [into] information sciences." A university provost stated that, although the intention "may be laudable", it was unacceptable. [...]
Summer break is here for most students and so are these sizzling summer scholarships for those who want to take advantage of their spare time this summer and earn money for college. Since you don't have to deal with homework and tests for the next couple of months, we strongly encourage you to apply for scholarships and kick-start your financial aid for next semester. See how much money you can save and student loan debt you can skirt by applying for and winning college scholarships this summer 2018. Begin your search with the summer scholarships listed below or get a personalized list of scholarship matches here. [...]
A Cornell University senior presented a trial run of her senior thesis wearing nothing but her bra and panties in protest of her professor's comments about the length of the shorts she was wearing. Offended and taken aback by the comments, she further invited others to support her on the day of the presentation by stripping down to their undergarments with her during her 15-minute address. [...]