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Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans


Graduate Fellowships for New Americans, Including Dreamers and DACA Students — Up to $90,000 over two years

Nov 1
Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study — in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program — in the United States. A New American is defined as a green card holder or naturalized citizen if born abroad; children of naturalized citizens if born in the U.S., or you were born abroad but graduated from both high school and college in the US (this includes current and past DACA recipients).
High School Seniors Internships & Summer Jobs Biomedical Internships International Study Abroad
Hispanics, Latinos Nationally Coveted Teachers College & Graduate School
Minorities Engineers & Computer Sci. Medical School Ethnic Groups & Studies
Minority Health High School Students Public Health Library Studies & History
Women Biology & Environmental Sci. Cancer Research Media Communications
African Americans Physical Sciences & Math Nurses Free Scholarships
Native Americans Social Sciences Arts & Humanities Updates

U.S. Department of Energy — Internships, Fellowships and Scholarships


DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

Nov 14
The goal of the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is to prepare graduate students for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission, by providing graduate thesis research opportunities at DOE laboratories. The SCGSR program provides supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to pursue part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE laboratory in areas that address scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission. The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate students' overall doctoral thesis while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the DOE laboratories.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation — Scholarships


College Scholarships for High-Achieving High School Seniors with Financial Need — Up to $40,000

Nov 13
High-achieving high school seniors are eligible for this scholarship. Recipients are awarded up to $40,000 per year to complete their bachelor's degree, in addition to opportunities for internships, study abroad, and graduate school funding.

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships for Students and Recent Alumni from Two-Year Institutions — Up to $30,000

Nov 20
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship honors excellence by supporting outstanding community college students with financial need to transfer to and complete their bachelor's degrees at the nation's top four-year colleges and universities.

American Legion — Scholarships


American Legion Legacy Scholarships for Children of U.S. Servicemembers Who Died on or after Sept. 11, 2001 — $2,275

Nov 15
Through The American Legion Legacy Scholarship, the Legion works to ensure children of U.S. servicemembers who died on or after Sept. 11, 2001, receive equal opportunities in their pursuit of higher learning.

The American Legion Baseball Scholarship

The American Legion will award several scholarships this year depending on the number of applicants and interest earned from the trust fund.

Samsung American Legion Scholarship

Samsung scholarships are for undergraduate study only and may be used for tuition, books, fees, and room and board. Winners are selected according to academic record, involvement in school and community activities, community service and financial need. Applicants who are direct descendants of Korean War veterans will receive special consideration.

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), DoD STEM — Programs

Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships — $25,000 - $38,000 per year

Dec 1
An opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion. Students pursuing degrees related to the following are encouraged to apply: Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Biosciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences, Computer and Computational Sciences, Electrical Engineering , Geosciences , Industrial and Systems Engineering (technical tracks only), Information Sciences , Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering , Nuclear Engineering , Oceanography , Operations Research (technical tracks only), Physics.

National Defense Science and Engineering (NDSEG) Graduate Fellowships — $30,000+

Dec 6
The NDSEG Fellowship is a highly competitive, portable award for U.S. citizens and nationals in the beginning stages of their overall graduate study who intend to pursue a doctoral degree a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines. NDSEG confers high honors upon its recipients and allows them to attend any accredited U.S. institution. NDSEG Fellowships last for up to three years (36 consecutive months) and provides full tuition and mandatory fee coverage, a monthly stipend, and a $1,000 per year medical health insurance allowance.

Mensa Education & Research Foundation — College Scholarship Program

U.S. Scholarships — $600 to $1,000

Jan 15
The applicant must currently be a resident of a participating American Mensa Local Group's area; be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date; submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals.

International Scholarships — $1,000

Jan 15
The Mensa Foundation's international scholarship program is intended to provide scholarships for foreign students enrolled at colleges or universities in the United States. The program follows, in broad terms, the outline of the scholarship program already in place in the United States.

Center for Reintegration — People with Schizophrenia and Related Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorders

Baer Reintegration Scholarships — Tuition, books, laboratory supplies and mandatory fees

Jan 18
To be eligible for consideration for the scholarship, applicants must be with diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder, be currently receiving medical treatment for the disease, including medications and psychiatric follow-up, and be actively involved in rehabilitative or reintegrative efforts, such as clubhouse membership, part-time work, volunteer efforts or school enrollment. Eligible programs include: high school equivalency programs, trade or vocational school, or certificate programs, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or graduate degree.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation — Bulletin of Information for the Competition.


College Scholarships in Math, Science and Engineering for Rising College Juniors and Seniors — Up to $7,500 annually

Jan 31
The Foundation will award undergraduate scholarships to outstanding students. The awards will be made on the basis of merit to two groups of students—those who will be college juniors and those who will be college seniors the following academic year—who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Four-year institutions are eligible to nominate up to four students who are in the sophomore or junior class during the present academic year. Two-year institutions may nominate up to two students who are sophomores during the present academic year. To be considered, a student must be nominated by his or her college or university using the official online nomination process on the Foundation's website.

Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation — Scholarships and Awards


College Scholarships for Undergraduate Students Attending Nebraska Public Universities, Colleges, or Community Colleges — Up to $4,000+

Feb 1
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation provides scholarships for tuition and fees and a textbook allowance for undergraduate students attending Nebraska public universities, colleges, or community colleges.

Watson-Brown Foundation — Get Money for College


College Scholarships for Georgia and South Carolina High School Seniors and Current Undergraduate Students — $3,000 to $5,000

Feb 15
The primary mission of the Watson-Brown Foundation is to provide college scholarships to area students based on merit and need.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation — Are You a Potential Truman Scholar?


College Scholarships in Government Careers for College Juniors — $30,000

Feb 4
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government. Each nominee for the Truman Scholarship must be a full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor's degree. 'Junior' here means a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree between or a student in his or her third year of collegiate study who expects to graduate during the academic year, or a senior-level student who is a resident of Puerto Rico or the Islands.

Taco Bell Foundation


Live Más Scholarship — Awards will range from $5,000 to $25,000

Feb 21
The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers who want to make a difference in the world. For students on track to apply for or currently enrolled in an accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs located in the United States or D.C. (including accredited two-and four-year colleges, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools).

Microsoft — Scholarships


Tuition and Conference Scholarships

Feb 28
Jan 31
Microsoft awards tuition and conference scholarships each year to encourage students to further their learnings in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines. Recipients for the scholarship will be awarded in recognition of their demonstrated passion for technology, academic excellence, and leadership while working to push the software industry forward.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation — Graduate Fellowships


Junior and Senior Graduate Fellowships in the Study of the U.S. Constitution for Students and Teachers — Up to $24,000

Mar 1
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers Junior and Senior Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. Generally, one Fellowship per state is awarded each year.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation


College Scholarships for Deserving Sons and Daughters of Marines and Children of Former Marines — Up to $30,000

Mar 1
The son or daughter of one of active duty, reserve or veteran U.S. Marine, or U.S. Marine who has served at least 90 days and has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge or was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, or active duty or reserve, or U.S. Navy Corpsman who is currently attached to a Marine unit, or was attached to a Marine unit, or U.S. Navy Corpsman who was attached to a Marine unit and has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy.

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)


NCAA Scholarships and Grants

The NCAA awards scholarships and grants for further education to athletes who demonstrate outstanding academic and athletic achievement. Member institutions are also awarded grants to improve academics and enhance campus culture.

California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)


Cal Grants and Other Financial Aid Resources for California Students Up to $12,000+

Mar 2
Sep 2

Whether you're planning to go to college or get career training, there's money available to help you pay for it. Here you will learn about Cal Grants and other student aid programs, their requirements and how to apply for them.

Morris K. Udall Foundation — Awards and Education Programs


College Scholarships for Rising College Juniors and Seniors in Fields Related to the Environment — Up to $7,000

Mar 5
Scholarships are offered in any of three categories: to students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics, and other related fields; or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy; or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care.

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation — Scholarship Program


College Scholarships for Students in Restaurant/Foodservice-Related Programs — $2,500 to $3,500

Mar 15
A variety of merit-based scholarships to students who want an education and a career in the foodservice industry as well as professional development scholarships for restaurant and foodservice educators.

Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA)


College Scholarships — $500 to $5,500

Mar 25
For current civilian federal and postal employees with at least three years of federal service, their children and spouses.

Orphan Foundation of America


College Scholarships and Grants for Orphans and Youth in Foster Care — $1,500 to $6,000; up to $10,000

Mar 31
OFA provides scholarship and grant money to former foster students in colleges and specialized training programs across the country.

National Federation of the Blind (NFB)


College Scholarships for Legally Blind Students — $3,000 to $12,000

Mar 31
Scholarships to recognize achievement by blind scholars.

Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust


Carver Scholarships for State of Iowa College Juniors

Apr 1
The program centers on providing substantial scholarships to students who struggle to overcome significant social and economic obstacles in the pursuit of their education or who may be living in circumstances that may not normally be taken into account by other financial aid programs.

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education

Interest-Free Loans — $5,000 to $15,000

Apr 10
Interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need. High school seniors may also apply.

American Foundation for the Blind

AFB Scholarships — $500 to $2,500

Apr 1
Most of AFB's scholarships are designated for specific fields of study. You will only be considered for the scholarships that you select on the application.

Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity — Up to $20,000

May 1
This scholarship 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. Open to residents of all US states who will be attending college in NY or CT and also to residents of NY or CT who will be attending college anywhere in the United States.



College Scholarships for Dependent Children, Age 24 and Under and All Spouses of Active-Duty U.S. Military Service Personnel — $3,000 to $4,000

May 15
College, technical and vocational school need-based scholarships for the children and spouses of active-duty US military personnel.

U.S. Department of Education — Student Aid on the Web


Pell Grants — Up to $6,195

Jun 30
A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. Undergraduate and vocational students enrolled or accepted for enrollment in participating schools may apply. Pell Grants are awarded usually only to students who have not earned a bachelor's or a professional degree. To be eligible for a Pell grant, you must also meet the general federal student aid eligibility requirements. To apply for a Pell grant, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Submit electronically the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All students interested in financial aid for college will need to complete this form.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) for Undergraduates with Exceptional Financial Need — Up to $4,000

Pell Grant recipients with the lowest expected family contributions (EFCs) will be considered first for a FSEOG. Just like Pell Grants, the FSEOG does not have to be repaid.

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grants

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.

Direct Student Loans

Students and parents can explore the site for information about the Direct Loan Program, including helpful publications and tools to help manage their Direct Loans.

Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need: IEGPS

This program provides fellowships, through academic departments and programs of IHEs, to assist graduate students with excellent records who demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue the highest degree available in their course study at the institution in a field designated as an area of national need.

Stanford University


Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Oct 9
Knight-Hennessy Scholars develops a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. Every year, up to 100 high-achieving students from around the world will receive full funding to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, including the JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, and PhD programs, as well as all joint- and dual-degrees. Knight-Hennessy Scholars is the largest fully endowed scholars program in the world. We encourage applications to -Hennessy Scholars from citizens of all countries.

University of New Orleans — Financing Your Education


Graduate School Assistantships

Students enrolled in a graduate degree program may be hired on a competitive basis to work either in academic departments or administrative units as Teaching, Research or Service assistants. Graduate assistants in good academic standing and meeting full-time enrollment requirements receive a stipend and a waiver of the non-resident fee.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Federal Student Loan Repayment Program for Prospective or Current Federal Employees

The Federal student loan repayment program permits agencies to repay Federally insured student loans as a recruitment or retention incentive for candidates or current employees of the agency.

Ventures Scholars Program


Undergraduate Students Interested in Pursuing Math- and Science-Based Careers

The Ventures Scholars Program is a national membership program designed to help underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students interested in pursuing math- and science-based careers link to information, resources, and opportunities that will help them successfully pursue their career goals.

New Mexico Higher Education Department — Students and Parents Overview


Legislative Lottery Scholarships — 100% tuition

The Legislative Lottery Scholarship helps pay tuition expenses for New Mexico high school graduates (or GED recipients) who plan to attend an eligible New Mexico public college or university.

New Mexico Scholarships, Grants and Workstudy

The State of New Mexico offers a variety of scholarship programs to targeted groups who do not typically qualify for the Lottery Success Scholarship.

University of New Mexico


Graduate Financial Aid Info

Graduate student support funds at UNM are provided in a variety of forms, including fellowships, grants, and assistantships.

Trellis Foundation — Advancing the Transformative Power of Education


Charley Wootan Grants for Graduating High School Seniors and Undergraduate Students

Program established to provide assistance to students who have difficulties pursuing their higher education dreams because of financial need.

High School Seniors Internships & Summer Jobs Biomedical Internships International Study Abroad
Hispanics, Latinos Nationally Coveted Teachers College & Graduate School
Minorities Engineers & Computer Sci. Medical School Ethnic Groups & Studies
Minority Health High School Students Public Health Library Studies & History
Women Biology & Environmental Sci. Cancer Research Media Communications
African Americans Physical Sciences & Math Nurses Free Scholarships
Native Americans Social Sciences Arts & Humanities Updates

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