Scholarships for Men

Offering a vast number and variety of scholarships through an easy scholarship search or by simply researching our“College Scholarships” page), we provide students with the most common and more rare scholarships, such as ones geared specifically towards men.

For instance, Iowa State University and the University of Texas at Austin provide scholarships to male students who demonstrate leadership, service and academic achievement. Northwestern University, the University of Illinois and Ohio State University all offer the Balanced Man Scholarship to recognize incoming and well-rounded freshmen males. Below are just some of the scholarships available to male high school and college students. For more scholarship opportunities, create a profile and conduct a free scholarship search today.

Acacia Leadership Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Acacia Leadership Scholarship is designed to identify and reward outstanding undergraduate freshmen or sophomore students who have demonstrated their ability to excel in the fields of academics, campus involvement/extra-curricular school activities, and community involvement. The scholarship is available to any male undergraduate freshmen or sophomore student attending Iowa State University. [...] More

ALA - LITA/LSSI Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The LITA/LSSI Minority Scholarship, established in 1994, is awarded annually by the Library and Information Technology Association, a division of the American Library Association, and Library Systems and Services, Inc.

    The scholarship is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons into the library and automation field who plan to follow a career in that field; who demonstrate [...] More

American Indian College Fund Think Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students attending tribal colleges and universities. The College Fund also provides a limited number of scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending accredited public and non-profit private colleges across the United States. For more information or to apply, please visit [...] More

American Legion Baseball Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/15/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. Each department baseball committee may select a player from their department to receive this scholarship.

    Applicant must have graduated from high school or have enrolled at a college or university, be on a current roster with American Legion National Baseball [...] More

Balanced Man Scholarship - Sacramento State University

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2019
  • Amount: $500
  • SigEp is offering up to $1,500 in scholarships at California State University-Sacramento to recognize men who exhibit academic excellence, demonstrate leadership skills, and commit to their health and well-being. To be eligible you must be a male, and full-time undergraduate student enrolled at the University California-Sacramento for the upcoming fall term with a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more [...] More

Balanced Man Scholarship - University of Nebraska at Omaha

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Balanced Man Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Nebraska at Omaha who exhibit academic excellence, demonstrate leadership skills and commit to health and well-being. Each fall semester, four men are awarded a scholarship respectively based on their balanced lifestyle of academics: GPA and ACT; character: attitude, discipline, and self-motivation; community [...] More

Balanced Man Scholarship - University of Washington

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Each year, the Washington Beta chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon awards $5,000 to six incoming freshmen who exemplify our philosophy of the Balanced Man: excellence in academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities. The scholarship will be awarded to the students who best exemplify the ideals of the Balanced Man, and show a strong commitment to personal and academic development. For more [...] More

Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,250
  • Outstanding High School Seniors who have participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university may apply. Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated programs include Dixie Boys Baseball for boys 13 and 14 years old; Dixie Pre-Majors Baseball for boys 15 and 16 years old; and Dixie Majors Baseball for boys 15 through 19 [...] More

Beta Sigma Psi - University of Illinois Christian Leadership Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/10/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Christian Leadership Award winner will receive $1,500 as a scholarship towards tuition and fees at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Runner-ups may be eligible for $500. Young men who wish to apply are under no obligation to join Beta Sigma Psi or be related to a member for consideration. Essay: Please write an essay (500 words maximum) on what being a Christian gentleman means [...] More

Beta Sigma Psi Martin Luther Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/17/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Martin Luther Scholarship is offered by the Beta Sigma Psi National Lutheran Fraternity. The scholarship winner will receive $2,000 towards tuition and fees at any accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Payment will be made directly to the student's college or university. Scholarship finalists will be contacted for a phone interview with the scholarship committee. In [...] More

Bishop Thomas V. Daily Vocations Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Bishop Thomas V. Daily Vocations Scholarship is awarded based on academic merit. To apply for this scholarship, the applicant must provide a copy of his current and complete academic transcript indicating the cumulative GPA and two (2) letters of recommendation: one from an academic official of the seminary and one from a professor.

    Preference will be given, although not exclusively, to [...] More

Canadian TKE Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • All of the TKE Educational Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.

    Any member of the chapters of TKE in Canada, pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies, may apply. Presented based on achievement with a minimum GPA of 2.5, service to the chapter (such as serving as an officer or events chairman), and service to the [...] More

Cleary University Athletic Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Cleary University is offering an athletic scholarship for men who compete in cross country and have run faster than 17:00 for a 5,000-meter cross country race.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Dale T. Peck Memorial Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Two (2) scholarships will be awarded from a fund established by Dale and Marla Peck of Miami, FL, in memory of their son, Dale Peck, Jr. The scholarships will be awarded to student football participants who show outstanding exemplifications of citizenship, service and leadership. Preference will be given to someone from the southern Florida area, but others will be considered.

    For more [...] More

Eagle Scout Scholarship - Northern Star Council

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Northern Star Council Eagle Scout Scholarship Application consists of both an online application and supplemental hard copy information. Graduating senior Eagles may apply for over thirty council scholarships.

    Eligibility:
    -Applicant is currently registered with Northern Star Council, BSA
    -Applicant has been granted the Eagle Scout rank, or verified that their application for Eagle Scout [...] More

Era L. and Frances L. Walker Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of the Era L. and Frances L. Walker Scholarship is to provide educational resources for African-American males to pursue higher education. Applicants must be a graduating senior from a District #205 public high school with a minimum 2.9 GPA. Students must have been involved in community service and volunteerism and share Era's values including the importance of family, service to [...] More

Father Michael J. McGivney Vocations Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Father Michael J. McGivney Vocations Scholarship is awarded based on financial need. To apply for this scholarship, the applicant must provide a statement detailing (1) his financial obligations (tuition, room and board, books, clothes, loans, etc), (2) the (arch)diocese's or religious institute's obligations (tuition, room and board, etc.), and (3) any monies he receives from the [...] More

Freshman Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2019
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The Phi Delta Theta Washington Alpha Chapter is pleased to announce that it is offering $20,000 in scholarships. Outstanding gentlemen who will be starting their academic careers at the University of Washington are eligible to apply. All male students are eligible to receive an award, not only those who plan on joining a fraternity. Our organization celebrates friendship, sound learning, and [...] More

George Doherty Memorial Scholarship for Wrestling

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The George Doherty Memorial Scholarship is awarded to athletes who established themselves as outstanding wrestlers. Entering freshman selection based on potential for outstanding achievement in intercollegiate wrestling; upperclassmen selection based on previous achievements of wrestling team.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

IFI Fatherhood Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • "What My Father Means To Me" is this year's theme for the essays. We guarantee every essay submitted will be read at least once if not multiple times. All students submitting an essay through their school will receive a Certificate of Participation and a coupon sheet, which includes discounts on events and merchandise, and specially priced Chicago White Sox tickets. One hundred fifty-six (156) [...] More

Ira Dorsey Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. would like to offer financial assistance to deserving high school male seniors in celebration of their academic excellence and contributions to their school and community. The Ira Dorsey Scholarship is open to any male graduating high school seniors that lives within the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan area (VA, DC, MD); have a [...] More

Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 4/21/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund is an outgrowth of Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter. Over the years, the fund has awarded over one hundred high school male seniors in celebration of their academic excellence and contributions to their school and community. Applicants must live within the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan area (VA, DC, MD), possess a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher, and plan to [...] More

IUTIS Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2019
  • Amount: $500
  • To be eligible for the IUTIS Club Scholarship, the applicant must be a high school senior who participated in the IUTIS Club (Sidney, Ohio) boys softball program for at least four years and plan to attend a two- or four-year college/university.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

JCCIA John Fischetti Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • John Fischetti was a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist whose work for many years graced the pages of the New York Herald Tribune, the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Sun-Times. He was also a man whose enthusiasm for life and generosity of spirit won him many friends.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be male students of full Italian ancestry or who are 50% Italian ancestry
    -Must be either an [...] More

JCCIA Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • To be eligible for the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Scholarship, the applicant must be a male student who is already enrolled in an accredited college/university or is a senior in high school and accepted for enrollment by an accredited college/university, has a GPA of 3.75 or higher, and who is full Italian ancestry or 50% Italian ancestry.

    Please [...] More

Jeffire Wrestling Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • ?All endowed scholarships are available to UF sophomores, juniors, and seniors. A limited number of scholarships are available to incoming freshmen, and these scholarships are awarded as part of the regular freshman admissions process. Endowed scholarships range from $500-$1,500 each year.

    Established by the family and friends of Thomas and Josie Jeffire, the scholarship is awarded to [...] More

Jonathan Lax Scholarship Fund for Gay Men

  • Application Deadline: 11/30/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Jonathan Lax Scholarship Fund was established in 1994 by the late entrepreneur and inventor Jonathan R. Lax for the purpose of encouraging gay men to obtain an additional education; aspiring to positions in which they contribute to society; being out about their sexual orientation, and acting as role models for other gay men with similar potential. Tuition scholarships are awarded in amounts [...] More

Josef Princ Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • CCSD male seniors who are of European descent may apply for the Josef Princ Memorial Scholarship. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need and planning to attend an accredited post-secondary college or university majoring in engineering, mathematics or science. Up to four scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each will be awarded. Must write a 400-500 essay on [...] More

Kinsey Determination Scholarship for the College of Business

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • This scholarship awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the College of Business and Innovation. To be eligible, students must be male with a single mother, living the majority of his life without the presence of a father or male guardian. The scholarship is based on financial need. A current aid year FAFSA must be on file. Personal achievement and strong principles are also considered [...] More

Lacrosse for Life Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/14/2019
  • Amount: $500
  • New Wave Lacrosse has always stood behind an ideology that this sport is about not only creating great lacrosse players, but developing young men into upstanding, responsible, and committed people.

    Each year we watch as our players grow, shift, and evolve towards meeting those goals, and each year we provide our athletes with support and guidance through those changes. We wanted to go above [...] More

LTU SigEp Balanced Man Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/8/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • SigEps at Lawrence Technological University take pride in academic performance and is the only fraternity to post over a 3.0 GPA on campus. The fraternity provides the "Balanced Man Scholarship" totaling $3,500 for incoming male freshmen. It looks for balanced individuals who seek to fulfill their potential in a young, aggressive, demanding organization. Leadership, friendship, scholarship, and [...] More

Mark Collier Caudill Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $500
  • The Mark Collier Caudill Scholarship was established by Virginia Whichard Caudill in 2010 to honor her husband on his birthday and to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors from R.J. Reynolds High School. The scholarship may provide a non-renewable award for a minority male student-athlete who will attend an accredited four-year college or university in pursuit of a degree. [...] More

Mary E. Bivins Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/5/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The purpose of the Mary E. Bivins Foundation Religious Scholarship Program is to educate ministers to preach the Christian religion. Scholarships are provided for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate education leading to a bachelor's or master's degree in a field that prepares the student to preach the Christian religion. Priority will be given to students intending to serve as pulpit pastors [...] More

National Eagle Scout Association Academic Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Amount: $50,000
  • 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

Ohio State Balanced Man Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 9/15/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Ohio Gamma Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering Balanced Man Scholarships totaling $5,000 to outstanding freshmen men entering The Ohio State University next fall. We are offering these scholarships to incoming freshmen male students who embody the principles of the Balanced Man. Our aim is to recognize and reward men who strive to achieve balance, all-around excellence, as we believe it [...] More

Paul A. Elfers Omega Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The Phi Kappa Tau Foundation provides academic scholarships to students pursing bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees. Scholarship recipients are carefully chosen based upon their academic success, commitment to the ideals of Phi Kappa Tau, and service to their campus, community and Fraternity.

    Paul A. Elfers Omega scholarships are awarded through the generosity of Paul A. Elfers, [...] More

Phi Gamma Delta White Star Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • As a new addition to campus this year, Phi Gamma Delta is offering the White Star Scholarships to show our support for the education of quality men in the university community. We are excited to reward men that exhibit qualities we strive for in our organization. Applicants are not obligated in any way to join the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta, nor are winners selected based on their interest in [...] More

Phi Kappa Tau Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Phi Kappa Tau Foundation provides academic scholarships to students pursuing bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees. Scholarship recipients are carefully chosen based upon their academic success, commitment to the ideals of Phi Kappa Tau, and service to their campus, community and Fraternity. The Phi Kappa Tau Foundation offers nine named academic foundation scholarships. These named [...] More

Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Every year, we offer the POE Scholarship to a deserving high school senior male who will be attending the University of Illinois, and who exemplifies outstanding qualities in academics, athletics, altruism and the arts. The scholarship is fully funded by our alumni association.

    Any Senior-level male high school student may apply who will be an entering freshman student at the University of [...] More

Tex Schramm Freshman Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Texas E. Schramm Freshman Scholarship seeks out the most outstanding young men entering the University of Texas. Of the applications received, the most qualified applicants move on to the round of interviews. Students must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and prove enrollment at the University of Texas - Austin. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

The Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship for Male Students

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Eligibility:
    -Applicant must be a male majoring in one of the following fields: engineering, chemistry, physics or mathematics
    -Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and be applying to or accepted at an accredited college (excluding proprietary schools) in the United States
    -NAACP membership and participation is highly desirable
    -Undergraduate applicant must be a full-time student. [...] More

The Iris-Samuel Rothman Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • This scholarship, in honor of a promising young man who died at age 22, is for a young man who has lost his mother and father (both). Also eligible is a young man who has lost his mother and does not have a father available to him. It is for students currently enrolled in or having been accepted to a New England college or university. The amount is variable depending on the funds available, [...] More

The Mervyn Sluizer, Jr. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/2/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Our scholarship funds were established by generous individuals, families, businesses and organizations to ensure that students have the opportunity to pursue their educational dreams. The Mervin Sluizer, Jr. Scholarship Fund was created in 1992 by alumni of Philadelphia Troop 185, Boy Scouts of America, for the purpose of helping worthy scouts pursue higher education.

    Eligibility for the [...] More

The Pickard Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2019
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The Pickard Scholarship Fund was established at The Dallas Foundation to assist African-American male students in Dallas County. Applicants must be African-American male students graduating from high schools in Dallas County. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Preference may be given to those who can demonstrate financial need. Personal interviews may be required. Renewals are not [...] More

The True Gentlemen Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The True Gentlemen Scholarship is a scholarship for high school seniors who will be attending Oklahoma State University. The primary focus of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to young men who have shown academic excellence, leadership, and community involvement.

    Eligibility and Application Requirements:
    -High School Senior who will be attending Oklahoma State [...] More

United Advisory Scholarship Commission Scholarship - Fred R. Strutz Family Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2019
  • Amount: $4,000
  • When Frederick R. Strutz passed away in 1970, he left instructions in his will that a scholarship fund be created in memory of his family, which included his late wife Anna and his son Edwin E. Strutz who passed away in 1976. This scholarship is available to any male student graduating from a Saginaw Public School and residing in the Saginaw Public School District. [...] More

University of Cincinnati Balanced Man Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The University of Cincinnati Balanced Man Scholarship is based upon the Balanced Man ideals upon which Sigma Phi was founded. At the University of Cincinnati, our chapter awards 15 scholarships at the beginning of each year to incoming freshman that have proven to be scholars, athletes, leaders, and balanced men throughout high school. The scholarship process consists of three simple steps: [...] More

USA Gymnastics Men's Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The National Gymnastics Foundation provides opportunities for individual, corporate, foundation and government gifts and grants to support, nurture and steward the special programs and initiatives of USA Gymnastics that build scholarship; develop grassroots model programming; strengthen international relationships through world education and competition; and address the mental and physical [...] More

USBC Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2018
  • Amount: $6,000
  • This award annually recognizes star qualities in a male high school senior or college student who competes in the sport of bowling. Star qualities include distinguished certified bowling performance on the local, regional, state and national levels, academic achievement and extracurricular and civic involvement. The award winner receives a $6,000 scholarship.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a current USBC [...] More

Winston Churchill Foundation of the USA Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 11/7/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

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