Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Individual Student Scholarship Search

In addition to reviewing scholarship opportunities listed here, students may wish to conduct an individual search tailored to your specific background and career goals. Most scholarship search tools allow users to employ filters to create a personalized list of possible awards. Scholarship search engines include:


Scholarships of Interest to Great Valley Students

AAUW Grants
Sponsor: American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation
Description: Career Development Grants support women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance their careers, change careers, or re-enter the work force. Special consideration given to women pursuing advanced degrees or credentials in nontraditional fields.
Deadline: Mid-December annually
Amount: $2,000–$12,000
Website: AAUW

Bond-Hill Scholarships (Horace Mann Bond - Leslie Pinckney Hill Scholarship Program)
Sponsor: The State of Pennsylvania
Description: Provides financial assistance to highly qualified graduates of Cheyney University and Lincoln University who wish to pursue graduate degrees at Temple University, The University of Pittsburgh, or Penn State University.
Application Deadline: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.
Amount: Varies
Website: Bond Hill Scholarship

Bufton Scholarship (Stephen Bufton Memorial Scholarship)
Sponsor: The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund
Description: For women pursuing advanced degrees in information systems and other disciplines.
Application Deadline: Mid-May annually
Amount: $5,000–$10,000
Website: Bufton Scholarship

Carmen E. Turner Graduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Philadelphia Chapter
Description: This scholarship is open to women only. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program in a transportation-related field, such as transportation engineering, planning, finance or logistics and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 
Application Deadline: Mid-October annually
Amount: Varies
Website: Carmen E. Turner Graduate Scholarship

Center for Cyber Safety and Education Scholarship for Graduate Students
Sponsor: The Center for Cyber Safety and Education
Description: Must be pursuing a degree with a focus on information security/cybersecurity or information assurance.
Deadline: Mid-April annually
Amount: Up to $5,000
Website: Cyber Safety and Education Scholarship

The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting Graduate Scholarship                                                                                                
Sponsor: The Laurels Fund
Description: Awards offered to female students pursuing advanced degrees in accounting, based on scholarship, service, and financial need.
Application Deadline: End of April annually
Amount: $1,000–$5,000
Website: Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting

Freund International Scholarship (Richard A. Freund International Scholarship)
Sponsor: The American Society for Quality
Description: For students studying applied sciences, engineering-related technologies, business/consumer services, engineering/technology, or mathematics. Applicants should maintain a GPA of 3.25.
Application Deadline: Beginning of April annually
Amount: $5,000
Website: Freund International Scholarship

G.I. Bill Educational Benefits
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Description: Educational benefits are available to many veterans who served on or after September 11, 2001. Eligibility is based on cumulative service and includes allocations for tuition, books, and living expenses.
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Amount: Varies by veteran
Website: G.I. Bill Educational Benefits

Hispanic Scholarship Fund for students in Finance and Accounting
Sponsor:
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Description: Designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.
Deadline: End of March annually
Amount:  $500–$5,000
Website: Hispanic Scholarship Fund

MBA Insight Scholarship
Sponsor: MBA Insight
Description: Open to all MBA students and those planning on enrolling within 12 months.
Application Deadline: End of September annually
Amount: $500
Website: MBA Insight Scholarship

MHI Scholarship
Sponsor: The Material Handling Education Foundation
Description: Graduate students can be considered for this scholarship if they are studying full time in engineering technology, management, computer engineering, computer science, or business administration with an emphasis in supply chain management, production management, industrial distribution, or logistics.
Application Deadline: End of March annually
Amount: $1,500–$6,000
Website: Material Handing Education Foundation

NBCUniversal SVA Scholarship for Veterans
Sponsor: Student Veterans of America and NBC Universal
Description: NBCUniversal is committed to increasing diversity both on the air and behind the scenes in the media and entertainment industry. This scholarship is offered to any eligible student veteran.
Application Deadline: Mid-April annually
Amount: $12,000
Website: NBC Universal – SVA Scholarship

Raytheon Patriot Scholarship for U.S. Army Veterans
Sponsor: Student Veterans of America and Raytheon
Description: This scholarship is offered exclusively to U.S. Army Veterans demonstrating a commitment to and a passion for their chosen field of study, as well as demonstrated leadership and engagement within their community.
Application Deadline: Early April annually
Amount: $10,000
Website: The Raytheon Patriot Scholarship

Sylvia Alston Graduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Philadelphia Chapter
Description: This scholarship is open to women only. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program in a transportation-related field, such as transportation engineering, planning, finance or logistics and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Application Deadline: Mid-October annually
Amount: Varies
Website: Sylvia Alston Graduate Scholarship

Veterans United Foundation
Sponsor:
Veterans United Foundation
Description: For active military members, veterans, spouses of military members, and children of military members currently pursuing a post-secondary degree.
Deadline: End of March annually
Website: Veterans United Foundation