When searching for scholarships, many students believe that they are unlikely to find money for college. While it seems that most scholarships reward only $100 to $200, there are scholarships that far surpass that value. Numerous scholarship awards are higher in value, and for students who are selective, ambitious, or pressed for time, we have compiled a list of some of the largest dollar amount scholarships. These prizes will likely pay tuition and then some and are available from one to four years of enrollment. The largest dollar amount scholarships have some of the stiffest competition and the longest lists of selection criteria. However, you should not automatically discount these competitions. Take a few minutes and read the scholarship information provided below. You may have a shot at winning scholarships that will go a long way towards funding your education.
This section contains some of the largest dollar amounts available. We recommend you conduct a free college scholarship search to find all the scholarships for which you qualify, in addition to those worth $20,000 or more. Explore some of these opportunities by clicking on the links below.
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
The Excellence in Equine & Agricultural Involvement Scholarship is for students who are current members of AQHA or AQHYA that exemplify the characteristics of leadership and excellence acquired through participation in equine and/or agriculture activities. Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and does not compete in AQHA-approved shows. Members must apply during their senior year of high school [...] More
Many fields of employment are tied either directly or indirectly to the horse industry. Career path scholarships allow students to obtain a degree in areas such as racing, animal science, journalism, communications, therapeutic/adaptive riding and veterinary medicine. Support for students within these fields is imperative to the sustainability and advancement of our industry. Undergraduate, [...] More
State and local support of the horse industry is vital. That's why the Foundation offers scholarships to reinforce the importance of our youth affiliate ambassadors. Youth leaders who are actively involved through their state affiliate may be eligible for scholarships supported by Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia (Canada), Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, [...] More
To be considered for a Foundation scholarship, please complete and return the current scholarship application and include the requested support materials required for submission. Applicants will submit a nonspecific application which will be evaluated against the scholarship criteria. Application materials must be postmarked. Applications sent by fax or email will not be accepted.
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
Augustana College invites graduating high school seniors who possess strong records of academic achievement and have demonstrated exceptional leadership to their school and community to participate in the Distinguished Scholars Competition, the college's most prestigious scholarship event. Scholarship awards range from $60,000 to full tuition over four years.
The Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF) encourages applications for fellowships for advanced study or research at a Belgian university or institution of higher learning. Applicants must be citizens of the United States and either have a master's degree or equivalent degree or be working towards a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Knowledge of Dutch, French, or German is optional. Applicants [...] More
Boren Scholarships, a prestigious initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. In exchange for [...] More
The McLamore Family Foundation created the James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship awards students who have graduated from high school within the last three years or full-time students who are seniors at a high school or home school. A minimum 3.3 GPA is required, along with a minimum 25 ACT score or 1700 SAT score. Students must have demonstrated an active leadership role in community service, [...] More
CWIT Scholars receive four-year scholarships ranging from $5,000-$15,000 per academic year for in-state students, and from $10,000-$22,000 per academic year for out-of-state students, to cover full tuition, mandatory fees, and other expenses. Each CWIT scholar participates in special courses and activities and receives mentoring from faculty and participating members of the IT and engineering [...] More
The prestigious Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D. candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work in a timely manner. In addition to topics in religious studies or in ethics (philosophical or [...] 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 Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Applicants must be current high school/home-schooled seniors attending school in the U.S, anticipating completion of a [...] More
The Daughters of the Cincinnati have contributed generously to the scholarship fund for over a century. Applicants must be daughters of career commissioned officers in the United States military. If you are eligible, you must apply during your senior year in high school. The application process includes an essay, secondary school report, a letter of recommendation from a member of the applicant’s [...] More
The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards prestigious scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy and outside the box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception. For [...] More
The Dell Scholars Program places greater emphasis on a student's determination to succeed than just academic record and test scores. We reward low-income, highly motivated students who are better than their numbers indicate and demonstrate the drive to succeed despite personal obstacles. Students must participate in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program in grades 11 [...] More
The selection process for Trustee Scholarships is competitive with awards going to top-ranking applicants based upon grade point average, class rank (if available), and SAT or ACT scores (if provided). Trustee scholarships are valued between $5,000 and $15,000 annually.
A separate application is not required. Academic scholarships are available for up to eight semesters, and awarded annually. [...] 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
Eastern Michigan University awards millions of dollars in academic scholarships each year. Most will be awarded to students who participate in our annual Presidential Scholarship Competition. High school students will participate in the Presidential Scholarship Competition in December.
Qualified students will be competing for a chance to receive our largest academic award: a four-year, [...] More
The Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen. The Elks National Foundation will award 500 prestigious, four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the competition. Applicants cannot be related to a member of the Elks. Males and females compete separately. For more information or to apply, please visit [...] 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
George Washington's Program in Experiential Education & Jewish Cultural Arts (EE/JCA), the only master's program of its kind in the United States, offers an intensive 13-month, cross-disciplinary curriculum combining coursework in Jewish cultural arts, experiential education, and museum education. Graduates will be prepared for careers in Jewish museums and arts institutions, community centers, [...] More
The University of Rochester's Postdoctoral Fellowship is awarded to scholars who hold a Ph.D. degree in a field that contributes to African and African-American Studies.
It carries an annual stipend of $40,000 and a $3,000 fund for research-related activities. The Fellow will participate in the intellectual life of the Institute, pursue his/her own scholarship, and teach one course in his or [...] More
The George D. Cornell Honors College Scholarships are merit-based awards renewable up to four years for Florida residents who attend the Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University. These scholarships covers room/board and tuition up to $7,500 per semester.
For more information about these awards, please visit our [...] More
Greenhouse Scholars provides a four-year renewable, need-based college scholarship of up to $5,000 per year. Qualified applicants must have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, demonstrate financial need, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident as well as a high school senior in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois or North Carolina planning to attend a four-year accredited institution. For more [...] More
Current full-time or part-time graduate students enrolled at an eligible accredited Maryland post-secondary institution in a Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN, MS) program, post-graduate certificate program in nursing education, Doctorate (PhD, DNP, EdD) program or another graduate-level nursing program required to prepare individuals to become nursing faculty are eligible to apply. For purposes [...] More
Hanover Academic Merit Scholarships serve to recognize the overall academic achievement of students. The scholarship review committee examines GPA, SAT/ACT scores, class rank, course load and academic rigor for all applicants to Hanover College. Awarding of the four categories of academic merit scholarships is largely based on the academic composite, but co-curricular activities and campus visit [...] More
The Crowe Scholars Award is given to top applicants in the Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts and Letters, and Undecided majors. This scholarship is renewable up to four years, and can be added to admission level scholarships. It is recommended that applicants submit a detailed resume highlighting accomplishments in one’s academic area of interest, and additional letters of [...] 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
Hope College Valedictorian Scholarships are awarded to high school valedictorians who are not selected to receive one of the other Hope-sponsored merit-based scholarships. Recipients will receive up to $6,000 per year to fund their college educations at Hope. Scholarships are guaranteed through sophomore year and renewable for the two remaining years if a 2.75 GPA is maintained.
Since its inception, the IRA Educational Foundation has awarded almost $2.5 million to deserving students pursuing Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management in college. To qualify for a scholarship, you must be a permanent resident of the State of Illinois (under the age of 30); be accepted and plan to enroll in an accredited culinary school, college, or university; be enrolled as a full-time or [...] More
Iowa's Matthew Shepard Scholarship Program is divided into two separate categories: Silver Scholarships and Gold Scholarships. Iowa's Silver Matthew Shepard Scholarship is an award of up to $9,000 over four years. The initial scholarship of $500 per semester may be used for tuition, books or fees and any college or university in the US. Iowa's Gold Matthew Shepard Scholarship is an award of up to [...] More
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is a prestigious undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Students must plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in the spring, intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college [...] 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
The Joseph S. Murphy Scholarship Program is for students seeking an M.A. in labor studies or a B.A. in urban and community studies, with a concentration in labor. Awardees will receive up to $30,000 for graduate study or up to $20,000 for undergraduate study. Awards are offered in the fall semester of each academic year and are renewable, contingent on the maintenance of good academic standing. [...] More
The Leonard Bernstein Fellowship, named for a founding member of the Brandeis University arts community, is a distinctive and highly selective instrumental chamber music program. The fellowship provides a small number of accomplished instrumentalists the benefits of private lessons, additional performance opportunities, and a $20,500 renewable scholarship. Leonard Bernstein Fellows receive a [...] More
The Levine Scholars Program is UNC Charlotte's most prestigious merit scholarship program that was established by benefactors Sandra and Leon Levine. Levine Scholarships are awarded to extraordinary high school seniors based on scholarship, ethical leadership, and civic engagement.
The Levine Scholarships carry a high honor, one that bestows tremendous opportunities and assumes high [...] More
The Levin-Goffe Scholarship Fund was established to cover up to two years of schooling for immigrants here in New York City who identify as LGBTQI. Students must be able to prove full-time enrollment in a New York City nonprofit college or university; the annual tuition must not exceed $12,500. Applicants must have successfully completed at least one academic year or is at least a rising [...] More
Candidates for the Ignatian Scholarship are identified by the admissions staff via the application process. We encourage applicants to submit supplemental resumes, personal statements, and/or activity listings to highlight their community involvement, demonstrated leadership and history of service throughout high school. If selected to interview for the Ignatian scholarship, students will be [...] More
In addition to the Lycoming Grant program (need-based), Lycoming College offers over $3 million each year in scholarships to academically talented students studying on the Williamsport Campus who are full-time and degree-seeking. First-year students are automatically considered for all academic scholarships - there is no special application. All academic scholarships are automatically renewed in [...] More
Students with at least one semester of coursework and currently (or previously) enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university are eligible. The minimum GPA is 3.0, and award amounts increase with the student's GPA.
In addition to the Lycoming Grant need-based program, Lycoming College offers scholarships to academically-talented students studying on the Williamsport Campus who are full-time and degree-seeking. First-year students are automatically considered for all academic scholarships. Students should rank first or second in their class (of more than 30 students) at the end of their junior year in high [...] 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 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
The Mercatus MA Fellowship is a two-year, competitive, full-time fellowship program for students pursuing a master’s degree in economics at George Mason University who are interested in gaining an advanced degree in applied economics in preparation for a career in public policy. The Mercatus Center’s MA Fellowship program is targeted toward students with an interest in gaining advanced training [...] More
The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity is not a traditional scholarship focused on rewarding academic achievement and financial need. Its specific goal is to reward and encourage innovative and creative problem solving. The scholarship aims to honor these students and to help make their higher education goals more accessible.
Eligibility: -Has developed a distinctive [...] More
The most competitive of the Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarship awards, Signature Scholarships are offered each year in the name of individuals who were members of the Masonic Fraternity and are strongly associated with the state of Minnesota through achievement or public service. You do not have to have Masonic affiliation to apply. High school seniors must demonstrate a GPA of 3.9 or [...] More
The Minority Serving Institution Scholarship Reservation, or MSISR, offers the same benefits as the Four-Year National Scholarship and is exclusive to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), High Hispanic Enrollment Schools (HHEs), and other Minority Serving Institutions. This scholarship applies to Navy option students only. The application process starts with filling out the [...] More
High school seniors with an ACT composite score of 28 or higher and rank in the top 5% of high school class are eligible for a MSU Moorhead Freshman Honors Apprentice Scholarship. A separate application is mailed to eligible high school seniors. Opportunities to apprentice in an area of academic interest under the supervision of a faculty member are available. If awarded, the HA Scholarship [...] More
NESA academic scholarships are awarded to Eagle Scouts based on school and Scouting participation, academic performance, and financial need. All applicants must meet a minimum SAT or ACT score and apply in their senior year of high school if the board of review is held on or before October 31. Exception: Eagle Scouts who are currently in their senior year of high school and will not pass the [...] More
New Mexico Tech gives academic scholarships, or merit-based aid, solely on the basis of academic achievement. More than 40 percent of New Mexico Tech undergraduates receive merit-based aid. Although family financial evaluations have no effect on academic scholarship decisions at Tech, many scholarship students also qualify for need-based financial aid. All first-time scholarships require the [...] More
New Mexico Tech gives academic scholarships, or merit-based aid, solely on the basis of academic achievement. All first-time scholarships require the student to be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and be enrolled full time (12 hours or more per semester. The Silver Scholarship is $5,000/year and renewable for up to four years for a total of $20,000. Students must be a National Merit [...] More
All Senate fellowships are on-site in Albany, New York. Fellowships are not financial aid for academic work, on-campus or classroom study. Housing in Albany is the responsibility of the Fellow. A Grant-in-Study Stipend is awarded distributed in biweekly installments prorated from the first day to the last day of enrollment. Some benefit options are available (health, dental, vision, life [...] More
The scholarship is named for Doris Kallina and 'Nez Muhleman, two women who have given their time, energy and resources to promote women's golf in Texas for many years. Both served as Past Presidents of the WTGA and also have long and distinguished legacies with the USGA as volunteers, committee members and officials. Their contributions to the game of golf have benefited countless women and [...] More
All of Niagara University's merit-based scholarships, achievement awards and grants for incoming, first-year students are based on your cumulative high school average and standardized test scores. Best of all, these awards are for each of your four years at NU, providing that you are either a citizen of the United States or are an eligible non-citizen (federal definition), maintain full-time [...] 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
The New Jersey City University Business Honors Program in Finance is a challenging program for highly-prepared incoming freshman who seek to pursue finance related careers. Selected recipients will receive four-year full-tuition scholarships, a free laptop computer, study abroad experiences, workplace internships, personalized advisement from expert faculty and priority registration. For more [...] More
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) awards continuing education grants of financial aid for study in undergraduate course work. Financial aid is available to students who are enrolled in an undergraduate program in a North Dakota college or university. Students must be enrolled in an educational program that meets the recruitment needs and mission of the NDDOT. A few examples [...] More
The NU Scholarship is generally the final component of an aid package, meeting any remaining need after other forms of aid have been applied.
-NU Appropriated Scholarship: Awards are based on demonstrated institutional financial need and availability of funding at the time the student applies. Recipients come from a wide range of income backgrounds. -NU Endowed Scholarship: Awards that are [...] 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
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
The Dean's Scholarship is a four-year scholarship valued at 1/4 of tuition each year, awarded to both first-time freshmen and transfer students. To apply, you must have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 3.6 in solid academic courses, and, for transfer students, a cumulative college GPA from all colleges attended of 3.3. Applicants must also have earned a cumulative SAT [...] More
The Presidential Scholarship is a four-year scholarship valued at 1/2 of tuition each year, awarded to first-time freshmen in the fall or winter quarter.
To apply, you must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.7 in solid academic courses. Applicants must also have earned a cumulative SAT I score of at least 1880 or a composite ACT score of 28. This scholarship is renewable each [...] More
The Trustee Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship applicable to the entire academic year. This scholarship is awarded to a select number of first-time freshmen each fall. To apply, you must have a cumulative GPA of 3.9 or better (based on Principia's evaluation) in solid academic courses. Applicants must also have earned a cumulative score of at least 1420 on the SAT I exam or a composite [...] More
The Ray Greenly Scholarship is open to sophomore, junior and senior undergraduates and graduate students enrolled full-time at any accredited U.S. college or university (regardless of NRF member status). Applicants do not have to be in a retail program or major to apply but should demonstrate how their chosen major or graduate program is relevant to digital retail. For more information or to [...] More
The Ron Brown Scholar Program (RBSP) honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year). High school senior applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership [...] 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
The Society of Actuaries James C. Hickman Scholar program was established to increase the number of academic actuaries who hold a PhD and an actuarial designation, and who intend to pursue academic careers in the United States or Canada. The program is designed to provide stipends to doctoral students who will, through their studies, address research and education needs of the profession, [...] More
The Fellowship is awarded each year to as many as 175 high school seniors. Fellows receive up to $24,000 in funds while they complete a degree leading to teacher licensure. A Fellow agrees to teach in a South Carolina public school one year for every year he or she receives the fellowship.
Fellows attend one of ten Teaching Fellows Institutions across the state. These schools include Anderson [...] More
The Structural Engineering Travel Fellowship is a $20,000 award that aims to foster an appreciation of the aesthetic potential in the structural design of buildings and bridges by enabling a gifted graduate to experience works of architecture and engineering first hand. The Foundation hopes that the Fellow will in turn influence the practice and teaching of structural engineering in the [...] More
Symantec Corp. based in Cupertino, California, is offering a one-year fellowship that covers 100 percent of the student's tuition and fees and provides a $20,000 stipend to cover academic-year living expenses. Recipients will have the opportunity to work directly with Symantec's top researchers on new research projects and will also have access to the company's market-leading technologies and [...] More
The Ph.D. Waybright Leadership Scholarship is awarded to one Educational Studies Ph.D. student, one Intercultural Studies Ph.D. student, and four Theological Studies Ph.D. students selected by the Ph.D. and Admissions committees. Applicants are automatically considered during the admissions process. Scholarships are renewable up to four years.
For more information or to apply, please visit [...] More
The Century Scholars Program (CSP) is a partnership between Texas A&M University and 108 high schools throughout the state of Texas. The Century Scholars Program is an academic scholarship and retention program seeking to increase the number of enrolled and retained students from under-represented Texas high schools. The program serves as a four-year learning community in which its students are [...] More
ChairScholars Foundation - National Program is offered at only two Universities: Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida. The ChairScholars National Scholarship Program provides eligible high school seniors and college undergrads financial aid. Students must be accepted by the school and must move to that state and school and reside on campus. For more [...] 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 Ouimet Scholarship is unique in that it is renewable for up to four years. Ouimet awards range from $1,500 to $15,000 per year, depending on financial need and ranking in our competitive evaluation process. The value of the award over four years can be $10,000 to $40,000, or more. Nearly 5,600 young people have received Ouimet Scholarships, and many have gone on to prestigious positions of [...] More
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards students who are a full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor's degree. "Junior" refers to a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree the following year or is in their third year of collegiate study expects to graduate during the same year. They [...] More
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans are for up to two years graduate study in the professions and academic disciplines at any institution of higher learning in the United States. The prestigious Fellowships are funded by a trust established by Paul and Daisy Soros. In order to apply, you must be a New American who is 30 or younger as of the application deadline; must be a [...] More
Multiple incoming freshmen scholarships for students committed to pursuing a Jewish Studies major or a certificate (8 courses) at Indiana University Bloomington ("The Place for Jewish Studies") are available to students entering IU Bloomington and beginning as freshmen (bringing no more than 12 credit hours). One scholarship is intended for a student pursuing the Jewish sacred music [...] More
Founded by technology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel in 2011, the Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program for young people who want to build new things. Thiel Fellows skip or stop out of college to receive a $100,000 grant and support from the Thiel Foundation's network of founders, investors, and scientists. Between 20-30 Fellows are selected annually. You do not need a pitch deck to [...] More
The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship is a one-year grant for purposeful, independent study outside the United States, awarded to graduating seniors nominated by one of 40 partner colleges.
The Watson is a rare window of time after college and pre-career to engage your deepest interest on a world scale. Fellows conceive original projects, execute them outside of the United States for one year and [...] More
The Navy will pay for up to $65,000 of qualified loans acquired from a post-secondary education. To be eligible for this enlisted program the loan cannot be in default and it must be the applicant’s first enlistment. The LRP is available to all active duty Navy enlisted positions.
The loan must be entered into before going joining the military. The following loans qualify for the College Loan [...] More
The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of $12,000 for Georgia residents (in addition to the Zell Miller Scholarship, valued at $9,552 per year) and $19,760 for non-residents (plus a Presidential waiver, currently worth $18,574 per year). Additionally, Fellows receive individual travel-study grants ($9,000), spring group travel-study (one domestic and two international trips, valued at $9,900), [...] More
The University of New Mexico Presidential Scholarship is offered to selected incoming freshmen New Mexico residents with proven academic and citizenship skills as demonstrated in the classroom and positions of leadership. Students must apply during their senior year in high school; have a minimum 31 ACT score, minimum 3.9 GPA and participate in extracurricular activities. For more information or [...] More
UTC is pleased to present the Chancellor's Scholars Program for First-Time Freshmen applicants who meet the following criteria: 3.75 GPA and 30 ACT composite (1340 SAT) will receive $4,000 per year. Students may also receive an additional $4,500 in Tennessee HOPE Lottery Scholarship funds, if eligible.
First-Time freshmen are encouraged to apply with UTC Admissions. The next step is to apply [...] More
The VFW established the Voice of Democracy program (VOD) in 1947 to provide students grades 9-12 the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles. Prizes and scholarships can be awarded at the Post, District, state and national level. The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient's American university, college or [...] More
In 1988, the National Collegiate Athletic Association established the Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship Program as a means of recognizing the contributions of the former executive director through encouraging excellence in academic performance by student-athletes. Under this program, one male and one female student-athlete annually will be awarded a postgraduate scholarship in recognition of [...] 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
The Young Women in Public Affairs Program is a monetary award program that encourages young college bound women to participate in public and political life. Award levels are $500 local, $1,000 district and $4,000 international.
Zonta International is a worldwide service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women. The awards [...] More
Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is repealing an Obama-era regulation that forced for-profit colleges to prove that the students they enroll are able to attain "gainful employment." The rule was created to police and punish for-profit college programs that left graduates with heavy debt compared to their incomes. [...]
Derrick Rose is looking to help three worthy students live out their college dreams through his Rose Scholars Program by offering awards ranging from $20,000 to $200,000. Although Rose wasn't much of a student, he "hope(s) to provide students a path to college that was not previously available to them." [...]
Believe it or not, the new school year is right around the corner and while you are making your back-to-school shopping list, we have made our own short list of "must have" items for the 2018-2019 school year... college scholarships and grants. If you are heading back to school but don't know how you are going to afford it (or want to add more scholarships to your current financial aid package), get schooled in back-to-school scholarships, beginning with our featured list of awards. To discover more scholarships for which you can apply all-year long, conduct a free scholarship search. [...]