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In addition to scholarships, we also have a wealth of listings for grants and fellowships, including national as well as state grant programs. Most of the aforementioned are for those continuing their education beyond undergraduate school. Please take a few minutes to look at those listed below, but don't stop there. Conduct a free college scholarship search, too. There could be even more money out there for you, but you won't know if you don't search for it.

UNCF•MERCK Science Research Scholarships and Fellowships
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The UNCF•Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards are intended to help African American undergraduate students who are interested in science to further their science education and potentially pursue science careers. The UNCF•Merck awards provide tuition support and opportunities for research experience in a state-of-the-art research facility. Each award provides up to $35,000, [...] More

AAJA Journalism Internship Grants
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) offers a number of grant opportunities to college-bound Asian journalism students. The Print and Online News Grants are internship/grants of up to $1,500 to students made possible by the Chicago Tribune Foundation and the William Woo Internship Fund. The Broadcast News Grants are internship/grants of up to $2,500 to aspiring AAPI television or [...] More

AICPA Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The primary objective of the AICPA Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students is to enable more minorities to enter and move ahead in the accounting profession and academe. Recognizing the fact that professors serve as role models, a second objective is to increase the number of CPA role models who can positively influence the career decisions of a college student. These competitive fellowships [...] More

ASA Minority Fellowship Program
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
Minority Fellowship Program applicants can be new or continuing graduate students. However, the MFP is primarily designed for minority students entering a doctoral program in sociology for the first time or for those who are in the early stages of their graduate programs. MFP applicants must be applying to or enrolled in sociology departments which have strong mental health research programs [...] More

Colorado Student Grants
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Colorado student aid is appropriated by the state legislature and allocated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education to eligible Colorado colleges and universities. Colorado student aid awards are made by institutions to students based upon state guidelines and according to institutional policies and procedures. Any aid received must be used for tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies [...] More

IIE Gilbreth Memorial Fellowships
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
The Gilbreth Memorial Fellowship is available to graduate students enrolled in any school in the United States and its territories, Canada and Mexico. The graduate student must be pursuing an advanced degree program in industrial engineering or its equivalent. IIE was able to award three of these scholarships at $3,000 each this past year. Students may not apply directly for any scholarships [...] More

Minnesota Space Grant Consortium Scholarships and Fellowships
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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. The MnSGC is part of the national [...] More

National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship
Application Deadlines: December 12, Annually
This program seeks to identify individuals whose scientific and engineering credentials will support study through doctoral degrees. The prevailing goal is to provide the United States with talented, doctorally trained American men and women who will lead state-of-the-art research projects in disciplines having the greatest payoff to national security requirements. This program is highly [...] More

Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Scripps Howard Foundation constantly seeks ways to help career journalists fulfill their passion for learning. The Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism program exposes working journalists to the leading edge of environmental thinking, and ultimately, enriches the public's understanding of this vital subject. Named after the late Ted Scripps, the youngest grandson of E.W. [...] More

Wisconsin Minority Undergraduate Retention Grants
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Awards under this program are made to Wisconsin resident minority undergraduates, excluding first year students, enrolled at least half-time in independent, tribal, or Wisconsin Technical College institutions. According to the statutes, a minority student is defined as a student who is either an African American; American Indian; Hispanic; or Southeast Asian from Laos, Cambodia, or Vietnam [...] More

Wyoming Space Grant Undergraduate Fellowships
Application Deadlines: February 14, Annually
Each year, the Wyoming Space Grant Consortium (WSGC) awards fellowships to undergraduate students attending the University of Wyoming or one of Wyoming's community colleges to provide the student with the opportunity to do "real" research. Undergraduates who are interested in science, math, engineering and technology careers gain valuable experience participating in research projects, while [...] More

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