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National Scholarships

Check the list below for information on major scholarships. Then make an appointment so that you can talk about your goals, and discuss which scholarships you should consider.

Below is a list of National Scholarships. Please note that these are external fellowships, grants, and academic opportunities. Click on the title of the program for additional information.

Fellowships, Grants, and Academic Opportunities

The United Kingdom and Ireland:

Gates Cambridge Scholar

  • Description: Fully funds a second Bachelor’s degree, one-year postgraduate courses, or research leading to a Ph.D. at Cambridge University in the UK. Successful applicants demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to improving the lives of others.
  • Award Amount: Full cost of studying at Cambridge, including all University and College fees, a maintenance allowance of £13000 over 12 months, and airfare at beginning and end of the course.
  • Deadline: October
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.5
  • Age/Classification: Graduate or Alumni. Cannot be a U.K. citizen.
  • Major Area of Interest: All Disciplines

 George J. Mitchell Scholarship

  • Description: The Mitchell Scholarship Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service.
  • Award Amount: 1 academic year of post-graduate study in Ireland and provides tuition, housing, stipend, for living expenses, and travel stipend.
  • Deadline: October
  • Minimum GPA: N/A
  • Age/Classification: Graduates or Alumni. Must be a U.S. Citizen and between the ages of 18-30.
  • Major Area of Interest: All Disciplines

Marshall Scholarship

  • Description: A highly competitive scholarship, the Marshall provides for one or two years of study at one or two universities in Great Britain. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at a UK institution in any field of study. Candidates must have a superior academic ability, a record of service and leadership, and be well-informed on global issues. Candidates must be nominated by the USC committee.
  • Award Amount: Travel grant, tuition, and a stipend to study for a degree in the U.K.
  • Deadline: October
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.7
  • Age/Classification: Graduates and Alumni
  • Major/Area of Interest: All Majors. Must be U.S. citizen

Rhodes Scholarship

  • Description: The oldest and most celebrated international fellowship award in the world. The program enables students to study for two years at Oxford University. Each year 32 Americans are chosen for their outstanding scholarly achievements, as well as their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead. Requires Institutional Nominee.
  • Award Amount: Two years of study at Oxford University
  • Deadline: October
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.8
  • Age/Classification: Seniors and Graduates. Not yet 24 years of age. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Major/Area of Interest: All Disciplines


International Study/Language Grants:

Boren Awards for International Study

  • Description: Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate 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.
  • Award Amount: Boren Award amounts are based on the length of time the Boren Scholar or Fellows spends overseas and the cost of the program. Boren Scholarships can provide undergraduate students with up to $20,000, and Boren Fellowships can provide graduate students with up to $30,000.
  • Deadline: February 
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.5
  • Age Classification: Undergraduate and graduate. Must be U.S. citizen.
  • Major/Area of Interest: Preference for countries, languages, and fields of study critical to U.S. national security.  Must be a U.S. citizen.

Fulbright US Student Program

  • Description: Available to graduating seniors and graduate students to conduct research, pursue advanced study or undertake teaching assistantships for one year in a foreign country.
  • Award Amount: Supports one year of research, study or teaching English abroad through the U.S. Fulbright program. Includes travel and living expenses.
  • Deadline: Early October
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
  • Age/Classification: Graduating seniors and alumni. Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Major/Area of Interest: All Disciplines

The German Chancellor Fellowship for tomorrow's leaders

  • Description: Our research fellowships and research awards allow you to come to Germany to work on a research project you have chosen yourself together with a host and collaborative partner.
  • Award Amount: A monthly fellowship of € 2,150, €2,450 or €2,750, depending on your qualifications
  • Deadline:  September 
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: The applicant must be a national of the United States, the Russian Federation, The People’s Republic of China, Brazil or India • Bachelor’s or equivalent academic degree completed less than twelve years before the beginning of the fellowship (1 October of the year following application)
  • Major Area of Interest: Politics, economics, the media, administration, and culture


  • Description: Study in countries outside of Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand Tailored for Pell Grant Recipients. Critical Need Languages – Arabic Chinese, Bahasa, Japanese, Turkic, Persian, Indic, Korean, Russian, Swahili
  • Award Amount: Up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study or intern abroad. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need.
  • Deadline: Varies by Spring, Summer, or Fall (Academic Year)
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: Undergraduate and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Major/Area of Interest: Critical Language (Summer Overseas Language and Cultural Immersion) Critical Need Languages – Azerbaijani, Bangla, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Swahili, Turkic, Urdu, Arabic, Persian, Chinese, Japanese, Russian

Schwarzman Scholars

  • Description: Scholarships are specifically for a master’s degree program at Tsinghua University.  The program provides Scholars with unparalleled learning opportunities with leaders from China and the world through high-level interactions at lectures, an internship program, a mentors network, and intensive deep-dive travel seminars.
  • Award Amount: Covers tuition, fees, room and board, travel, in-country study tour, books and supplies, laptop and smartphone, health insurance and a personal stipend.
  • Deadline: October
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: Seniors and Graduates. Must be proficient in English. Must be at least 18 and not yet 29 by June 30.
  • Major/Area of Interest: Public Policy, Economics and Business, and International Studies


Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

  • Description: One of the most prestigious scholarship programs created to encourage outstanding students to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering and to foster excellence in those fields.  Applicant must be nominated by the university.
  • Award Amount: Maximum of $7,500 and will cover tuition, fees, books, room and board
  • Deadline: January 
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0 and ranked in the top quarter of the class.
  • Age/Classification: Undergraduate sophomore or junior and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Major/Area of Interest: STEM/Science, mathematics or engineering with intent to pursue a research career in this field.

College Science Enrichment Program

  • Description: The College Science Enrichment Program (CSEP) is a six-week summer experience created for college students who are interested in pursuing a career as a behavioral health clinician, clinical laboratory scientist, clinical mental health counseling, dentist (pre-dent), exercise physiologist, physician (pre-med), occupational therapist, physical therapist or physician assistant (PA). Our early acceptance date is March 1 of current school year. We will continue to accept applications until the program is full.
  • Award Amount: The summer curriculum is free of cost and provides a stipend which helps to offset lost summer wages while also helping to cover room and board. Travel reimbursement for one round trip to Milwaukee may be granted on a case-by-case basis
  • Deadline: April
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.7
  • Age/Classification: Be a first-generation college student
  • Major Area of Interest: Interested in pursuing a career as a behavioral health clinician, clinical laboratory scientist, clinical mental health counseling, dentist (pre-dent), exercise physiologist, physician (pre-med), occupational therapist, physical therapist or physician assistant (PA)

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Description: The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid internship at a NOAA facility during the summer. The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory NOAA Scholarship Program orientation and the annual Science & Education Symposium, scientific conferences where students present their research, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.
  • Award Amount: Up to $9,500 per year (for two years) of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer
  • Deadline:  January 31, 2018
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
  • Age/Classification: Be currently enrolled or accepted as a full-time 2nd year student in a four-year academic program or as a full-time 3rd year student in a five-year undergraduate program at an accredited college or university. Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Major Area of Interest: Biological, social, and physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; computer and information sciences; and teacher education

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

  • Description: Supports graduate study for students with a commitment to a career in public service who are poised to be change agents in their careers. Requires institutional nomination and apply as a junior.
  • Award Amount: Varies with maximum of $30,000
  • Deadline: February
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: College junior and must be a U.S. citizen 
  • Major/Area of Interest: Masters, Professional Degree: Health Sciences, Professional Degree: Business, Professional Degree: Law

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

  • Description: Awards for study and research in the sciences or in engineering leading to Masters or doctoral degrees in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, behavioral and social sciences, and in the history and philosophy of sciences.
  • Award Amount: a Three-year annual stipend of $32,000 with an additional $12,000 for tuition and fees.
  • Deadline: October
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: Graduates or Alumni. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Major/Area of Interest: Education; Social Sciences; STEM/Research

The Leadership Alliance

  • Description: The Leadership Alliance is a national consortium of more than 30 leading research and teaching colleges, universities, and private industry. They are united by a shared vision – to train, to mentor, and to inspire a diverse group of students from a wide range of cultural and academic backgrounds into competitive graduate training programs and professional research-based careers.
  • Award Amount: Paid summer internship; receive a stipend as well as travel and housing expenses from the research institution.
  • Deadline: February
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
  • Age/Classification: Be enrolled full-time; be a documented U.S. citizen or non-citizen national
  • Major Area of Interest: Committed interest to pursue graduate study toward a PhD or MD-PhD

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Description: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers: Scholarship support, paid research training at the NIH during the summer, and/or paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year and can be renewed up to 4 years.
  • Award Amount: Up to $20,000
  • Deadline: March 14
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.3
  • Age/Classification: Undergraduate
  • Major/Area of Interest: Biomedical, Behavioral, and Social Science health-related research.

Udall Foundation Scholarship

  • Description: Awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment.
  • Award Amount: $7,000 for tuition, room, and board.
  • Deadline: March
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: None
  • Age/Classification: Sophomores and Juniors. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Major/Area of Interest: All majors. Plans to pursue a career related to the environment, tribal public policy, or American Indian Health Care.

You + Janelia Undergraduate Scholars Program

  • Description: Janelia is a highly collaborative setting where biologists routinely work alongside computer scientists, engineers, physicists, and chemists. This enables undergraduate scholars to benefit from an unparalleled interdisciplinary experience. Since the program began in 2007, more than 100 students have participated in the program and 10 have gone on to join the Janelia Joint Graduate Program. Students are required to spend a full 10 weeks at Janelia, but we are flexible on the specific start and end dates to accommodate differing academic calendars at universities.
  • Award Amount: $5,000 stipend for the 10-week period
  • Deadline: N/A
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: Undergraduate
  • Major/Area of Interest: Science and/or Engineering


Alexander Graham Bell College Scholarship

  • Description: The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) offers several scholarships for full-time students who are deaf and hard of hearing and who are pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited mainstream college or university. A limited number of scholarships are also available for those pursuing a graduate degree. Applicants may receive a total of two awards through the AG Bell College Scholarship program. 
  • Award Amount: Ranging from $2,500 - $10,000
  • Deadline: March 10
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.25
  • Age/Classification: Undergraduate
  • Major/Area of Interest: All Disciplines

American Chemical Society Scholars Program

  • Description:  Renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students (African-American, Hispanic, or American Indian)  pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.
  • Award Amount:  Renewable Scholarship (Based on available funding and financial need) $2,500 for freshman $3,000 for sophomores $5,000 for juniors and seniors
  • Deadline: March
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
  • Age/Classification: High School Seniors and College Freshmen-Juniors. U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident.
  • Major/Area of Interest: Chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology and teaching

Army Medicine: Health Professions Scholarship Program

  • Description: The F. Edward Hébert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program. Qualifying students receive full tuition for any accredited medical, dental, veterinary, psychiatric nurse practitioner, psychology or optometry program, plus a generous monthly stipend of more than $2,000.
  • Award Amount: Full-Tuition Scholarship, Plus A $20,000 Sign-On Bonus
  • Deadline: N/A
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/ Classification: Be a U.S. citizen with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school
  • Major Area of Interest: The HPSP is available for students pursuing advanced degrees in medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, psychiatric nursing, optometry or psychology.

Business Leaders of Tomorrow 

  • Description: The Business Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to business or finance. 
  • Award Amount:  $1,000
  • Deadline: January 
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
  • Age/Classification: 17 years or older 
  • Major/Area of Interest: Business or Finance. 

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

  • Description:  Scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.
  • Award Amount:  One-time award based on need $2,500 to pursue an undergraduate degre$5,000 to pursue graduate-level study
  • Deadline: April
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: Full-time college student enrolled the United States or Puerto Rico; must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or lawful work permit for any U.S. employer
  • Major/Area of Interest: All Disciplines

Coro Fellowship

  • Description: The Coro Fellowship uses the city as a classroom to train the next generation of change makers. Today’s complex urban environments present constantly evolving challenges and opportunities, creating an increasing need for versatile leaders with the ability to forge connections and lead across the non-profit, business and government sectors. Competitively selected applicants will join an intimate cohort of 12 participants for the nine-month program, with each cohort encompassing a wide range of communities, interests, ideologies, and experiences.
  • Award Amount: Stipends, tuition, and payment schedules vary between Coro centers. Please visit each Coro center page to learn specifics.
  • Deadline: January
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: Applicants may include individuals who have recently completed their undergraduate or graduate degrees, as well as those with several years of work experience.
  • Major Area of Interest: Business, Policy, and Government

The Critical Language Scholarship Program

  • Description: The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning.
  • Award Amount: Participants receive a small stipend to cover incidental expenses and meals not provided by the program. Upon completion of the program, participants also receive a certified American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) score.
  • Deadline: November
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: None
  • Age/Classification: Currently enrolled in a degree program
  • Major Area of Interest: All Disciplines

 DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Description: Undergraduate scholarships for 4 to 10 months of study, thesis research or an internship for students in any academic field.  Scholarships are for graduating seniors to complete one academic year of study or a full graduate degree program in Germany and/or internships in Germany for a 4-10 month period.
  • Award Amount:€650 monthly stipend for 4-10 months of study, plus additional funds for travel, research expenses, and health insurance.
  • Deadline: January 
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: None
  • Age/Classification: College Juniors or Seniors but no fixed age limit for graduate students
  • Major/Area of Interest: All Disciplines

Executive Women International Scholarship Program

  • Description: EWISP is an annual, competition-based program which awards more than $200,000 in college scholarship money each year to qualifying high school seniors. Judges select winning students based on their scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, good citizenship and extra-curricular activities. Applicants compete at the local Chapter level where award levels vary. Chapter level winners are submitted to the Corporate level for a chance to win one of multiple scholarships.
  • Award Amount: Range from $1,000 to $5,000
  • Deadline: N/A
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: Undergraduate
  • Major/Area of Interest: N/A
  • Description: FIWT is a professional organization for the insurance industry in Texas. Our membership is made up of men and women in the industry in Texas and beyond. More than half our membership works in a retail agency in Texas. Our goal is to provide quality education to meet CE requirements but also to further professional growth. FIWT offers many opportunities to further develop public speaking and leadership skills.
  • Award Amount:  $1,000 per semester for two semesters
  • Deadline: May
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
  • Age/Classification: Recipient shall be selected from candidates taking a minimum of twelve (12) hours
  • Major Area of Interest:  Recipient must be taking at least one insurance or business-related course. The college or university shall be located in Texas

Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs

  • Description: Predoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation. The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
  • Award Amount: $24,000 annually
  • Deadline: November
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
  • Age/Classification: Predoctoral fellows are required to enroll full-time in a program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree in an eligible, research-based (dissertation-required) field of study. Those who accept a predoctoral fellowship must agree to the stipulations in the Terms of Appointment for Ford Foundation Fellows that accompanies the award notification. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Major Area of Interest: Teaching and Research in Discipline.

Foreign Affairs Information Technology (IT) Fellowship

  • Description: Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Washington Center (TWC) for Internships and Academic Seminars, the Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship Program provides outstanding students pursuing an IT-related degree with a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply technology solutions to the business of diplomacy.
  • Award Amount: Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for junior and senior years of undergraduate studies related to an Information Technology field.
  • Deadline:  February 
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.2
  • Age/Classification: Applicants must be United States citizens. Applicants must be in the sophomore year of undergraduate study or graduate student at a U.S. undergraduate institution.
  • Major Area of Interest: Public service and information technology 

Future Public Health Leaders Program

  • Description: The Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP) is a CDC funded program, designed to encourage underrepresented college students to consider careers in public health. The program is a 10-week residential summer program that begins May 22, 2017 and runs through July 28, 2017.
  • Award Amount: The stipend amount is $3000 received in four equal payments over the summer. The stipend is intended to assist you in order to cover some of your living expenses during the program.
  • Deadline: January
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.7
  • Age/Classification: Students who have completed at least two years (or equivalent ) of undergraduate study from an accredited college or university in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or other U.S. territory. Recent college graduates (December 2016 or May 2017) who have not been accepted into a graduate program (including medical school) also qualify.
  • Major Area of Interest: All Disciplines

GEM Fellowship

  • GEM fellows are provided practical engineering summer work experiences through an employer sponsor and a portable academic year fellowship of tuition, fees, and a stipend which may be used at any participating GEM Member Universities where the GEM Fellow is admitted.
  • Award Amount:$4,000 living stipends per full-time semester up to 4 semesters. Up to two paid summer internships with a GEM Employer Member. Full tuition and fees provided by a GEM University Member
  • Deadline: November
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.8
  • Age/Classification: Seniors and Alumni. U.S. Citizen or permanent U.S. Resident.
  • Major/Area of Interest: STEM fields

 Golden Key Scholarship & Awards

  • Description: The Golden Key International Honour Society offers numerous scholarships each year; amounts ranging in value from $1,000 to $10,000. Scholarships range from study abroad funding and awards of academic excellence to research grants. These scholarships are available for both undergraduate and graduate students, however, students must be a member of Golden Key to apply.
  • Award Amount: Varies from $1,000 to $10,000 depending on the scholarship
  • Deadline: Varies by scholarship
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: Varies by scholarship
  • Age/Classification: Undergraduate and Graduate students who are members of Golden Key
  • Major/Area of Interest: All Disciplines
  • For information about membership, please contact Dr. Christine Reiser Robbins (christine.robbins@tamuk.edu) or Sue Nichols (sue.nichols@tamuk.edu)

Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program

  • Description: Amgen Scholars at Harvard will participate in a full-time 10-week residential summer research program, where they will be paired with faculty hosts. In addition to research, the Amgen Scholars Program at Harvard believes in a three-dimensional approach that includes a variety of pre-professional development, scholarly development, and social engagement activities to encompass a dynamic, holistic process for training the next generation of scientists.
  • Award Amount: Stipend in the amount of $4,000, which will be paid in two installments at the beginning and the mid-point of the program. Plus housing, meal allowance, travel costs, Amgen Scholars Symposiums at UCLA travel costs.
  • Deadline: February 
  • Minimum GPA Requirement:  3.2
  • Age/Classification: Undergraduate.  U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Major/Area of Interest: biotechnology fields, and commitment to the pursuit of a career in science

HENAAC Scholars Program

  • Description: The HENAAC Scholars Program addresses the immense need that the United States has to produce more domestic engineers and scientists. The goal of the program is to ensure STEM college retention with a 3.0 grade point average or higher; to guarantee college graduation with an undergraduate technical degree in four-five years; and, to contribute to Hispanic communities by producing STEM role models for future generations and securing the country's place as the finest technological leader in the world.
  • Award Amount: Varies
  • Deadline: April 30
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
  • Age/Classification: Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community. Recipients must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.
  • Major Area of Interest: Science, technology, engineering or math degree

The Hispanic Association Of Colleges And Universities- Hispanic College Quiz

  • Description: The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is once again looking for Hispanic college students to compete on “Hispanic College Quiz.”  HACU and Central City Productions are continuing their partnership on a new season of the show, which features students answering a series of multiple-choice questions on Latino history.
  • Award Amount: The game show finalists will also be recognized at HACU's Annual Conference. Texas. Participants compete for a chance to earn a scholarship.
  • Deadline:  June 
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: Student must be an undergraduate student attending a HACU-member institution in the U.S. 
  • Major Area of Interest: All Disciplines

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Program

  • Description: Provides funding for graduating high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students in any area of study.
  • Award Amount: Varies according to need and ranges from $1,000 - $7,500
  • Deadline: Varies based on scholarship
  • Minimum GPA Requirement:  2.5 - 4.0
  • Age/Classification: undergraduate and graduate students.  U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Major/Area of Interest: All Disciplines

 Humanity in Action Fellowship

  • Description: The objective of the Humanity in Action Fellowship is to facilitate a collective exploration of the social and political roots of discrimination, as well as to provide a forum where potential solutions to some of today's most challenging issues can be considered and discussed. The programs are also intended to instill a responsibility among Humanity in Action Fellows to recognize and address the need to protect minorities and promote human rights—in their own communities and around the world.
  • Award Amount: Varies by location
  • Deadline: January
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: None
  • Age/Classification: Graduates and undergraduates (sophomores, juniors, and seniors). Locations for fellowship – Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, and Warsaw
  • Major Area of Interest: Humanities

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc.

  • Description: The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. is an independent charitable organization that was established in 1976 with a mission to promote the study of material handling, logistics and supply chains by exposing students and educators to the industry through financial support. Scholarship award opportunities to students who are committed to studying material handling, supply chain and logistics for the 2017/2018 academic term. 
  • Award Amount: Scholarship awards range from $1,500 to $9,000
  • Deadline:  February 
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
  • Age/Classification: Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Major Area of Interest: Industrial, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Electrical and Civil Engineering, Engineering Technology, Industrial Distribution, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Business Administration with an emphasis in production management, industrial distribution, supply chain and logistics, and Supply Chain Management

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

  • Description: Association provides upper-division undergraduate or graduate student with a career focus on public administration or governance finance.
  • Award Amount: $7,000
  • Deadline: February
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: Undergraduate and Graduate level minority students
  • Major/Area of Interest: Public administration, accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration. 

National Health Service CORPS

  • Description: Students pursuing a career in primary health care are eligible to receive funding for their education in exchange for practicing in rural, urban, and frontier communities with limited access to care, upon graduation and licensure.
  • Award Amount: Funding for a maximum of 4 years: Tuition, Required fees, Reasonable educational costs, and Monthly support stipend
  • Deadline: Spring
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: Good Academic Standing
  • Age/ Classification: U.S. citizen (U.S. born or naturalized) or U.S. national
  • Major Area of Interest: Primary Care Physician (MD or DO), Dentist (DDS or DMD), Family Nurse Practitioner (NP), Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM), and Primary Care Physician Assistant (PA)

North Coast Financial $500 Scholarship

  • Description: At North Coast Financial, we value higher education and understand the importance of providing assistance to those in need. Going to university can be a substantial expense and significant financial sacrifice for the both the student and their family. All the necessary costs such as tuition, books, housing, food and various other expenses add up quickly and can easily be in the tens of thousands of dollars per year. North Coast Financial is pleased to offer scholarships to current full-time college students who are pursuing a degree in Real Estate, Finance or other Business related degree.
  • Award Amount: $500
  • Deadline: April
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.2
  • Age/Classification: Must be full-time student
  • Major Area of Interest: A degree in real estate, finance or other business related degree

Nurse.org Healthcare Leaders Scholarship 

  • Description: The Healthcare Leaders Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine at an accredited institution. Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: January 
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.00
  • Age/Classification: Must be at least 17, accepted to or currently attending nursing or medical related program
  • Major/Area of Interest: Nursing/ Medical 

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

  • Description: This program honors the contributions of immigrants to the United States.  The program invests in immigrants who are poised to make significant contributions to U.S. society, culture or their academic fields.
  • Award Amount: $90,000 over two years
  • Deadline: November
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: Good Standing
  • Age/Classification: Must not have reached your 31st birthday as of Nov. 1, 2015. Seniors or Alumni. Must be a naturalized U.S. citizen as an adult or a child.
  • Major/Area of Interest: All Disciplines

Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society

  • Description: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each active Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.
  • Award Amount: Varies
  • Deadline:  The deadline to apply at your local chapter may vary. Please check with a chapter officer.
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: Be an active member of Phi Kappa Phi.
  • Major Area of Interest: Have applied to enroll as a full-time student in a post-baccalaureate program of study for the current academic year. Accredited international institutions are acceptable.

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

  • Description: The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Programs are a collaborative effort between the United States Department of State and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The Programs provide academic and professional preparation for outstanding candidates to enter the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service, representing America’s interests abroad.
  • Award Amount: Maximum of $37,000 annually
  • Deadline: September
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.2
  • Age/Classification: Juniors. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Major/Area of Interest: Undergraduates are expected to receive a bachelor’s degree in spring 2016. Winners must enroll in a full-time master’s degree in any academic field relevant to the work of the Foreign Service.

PMI Coastal Bend Chapter Scholarship

  • Description: The PMI Coastal Bend Chapter is providing two academic scholarships to be administered by the PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) Scholarship and Awards Program.  PMIEF, a charitable nonprofit organization, supports the development of the best and brightest future project management professionals worldwide by providing over 40 academic scholarships to college and university students studying project management and related fields.
  • Award Amount:$1,000 each 
  • Deadline: May 
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: In order to be considered eligible for these scholarships, applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student living in the PMI Coastal Bend Chapter area (home zip code range: 78330 through 78599) and attending or planning to attend an accredited degree program in the Coastal Bend Chapter area.
  • Major/Area of Interest: Applicants must also be enrolled in or applying to a project management degree program or a related field benefiting from project management with the following order of priority:
                                      1. Management, Engineering, Construction Management
                                      2. Computer Science, Business Administration
                                      3. Biomedical, Environmental and Health Sciences

Rotary Global Grant

  • Description: Scholarships to support one year of graduate level study abroad, with sustainable, high-impact outcomes in one of Rotary's six areas of focus: peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, economic and community development. Applicants must apply to a local Rotary Club for sponsorship to the district level.
  • Award Amount: Minimum 30,000 for graduate level study abroad.
  • Deadline: March
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
  • Age/Classification: Seniors and Graduates
  • Major/Area of Interest: All Majors

Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholars & Fellows Program

  • Description: Each participant is assigned to the office of a State Senator or the Lieutenant Governor to perform a variety of legislative tasks. Complementing the work experience, they will meet with local and state leaders for weekly sessions to discuss leadership development and public policies that shape the community. In addition, the Scholars and Fellows will devise a service project designed to benefit the community throughout the session.
  • Award Amount:  Scholars and Fellows will receive a monthly stipend to compensate for work performed and assist with living expenses.
  • Deadline: November
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A
  • Age/Classification: Be at least 21 years old as of January
  • Major Area of Interest: Government, Political Science, and/or Public Policy

Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) Scholarship Foundation

  • Description: Scholarship opportunities to any under-served student across the United States. Uniquely, it offers opportunities to single mothers, children who attend alternative schools, students who have earned a GED, students with grade point averages of 2.0 and students who have previously been incarcerated but desire higher education.
  • Award Amount: Varies between $1,500 to $2,500
  • Deadline: April 
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.0
  • Age/Classification: High school seniors, students with GED diplomas, undergraduate (2 years or 4 years) college students, and students at vocational or trade school. US citizen or Permanent Resident. 25 years old or younger
  • Major/Area of Interest:  N/A

SMART (Science Math and Research for Transformation)

  • Description: Sponsored by the Department of Defense (DOD), the SMART Scholarship provides an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM disciplines) to receive a full scholarship and increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DOD laboratories.
  • Award Amount: Varies between $25,000-$38,000
  • Deadline: December
  • Minimum GPA Requirement:  3.0
  • Age/Classification:  Undergraduates and Graduates. Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Major/Area of Interest:  STEM/Research

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

  • Description: Provides funding for undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing studies in a variety of health-related fields.
  • Award Amount: Ten $10,000 awards and Thirty $5,000 awards
  • Deadline: June
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
  • Age/Classification: Undergraduates and Graduates. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Major/Area of Interest: Plans to pursue a Professional Degree in Health Sciences.

Whitaker International Program

  • Description: Predoctoral and doctoral scholarships for 9 to 24 months of study, academic and scientific research, or an internship for students in the biomedical engineering field. Scholarships are for Scholars (doctoral) and Fellows (pre-doctoral)   to complete 1 to 2 academic years of study abroad.
  • Award Amount:  Monthly stipend for living, along with additional travel expenses, and health and accident insurance.  Fellows only: tuition reimbursement capped at $10,000
  • Deadline: January
  • Minimum GPA requirement: N/A
  • Age classification: Pre-doctoral fellows are required to enroll in a program leading to a Ph.D. Must be US citizen
  • Major/area of interest: Biomedical Engineering