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. Many scholarship search tools allow users to employ filters to create a personalized list of possible awards.  Scholarship search engines include:

Specific Scholarships

American Fellowships
Sponsor: American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation
Description: Career Development Grants support women who hold a bachelor’s degree and wish to advance their careers, change careers, or re-enter the work force. Special consideration is given to women pursuing advanced degrees.
Deadline:  December 15 each year
Amount: $2,000-$12,000
Website: www.aauw.org

Center for Cyber Safety and Education Scholarship for Graduate Students
 Must be pursuing a degree with a focus on information security/cybersecurity or information assurance.
Deadline: Scholarships will reopen in February 2017
Amount: up to $5,000
Website: www.isc2cares.org/scholarship/graduate-scholarship/

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship
Sponsor: NBMBAA corporate and educational partners and members
Description:  This scholarship supports to Latino students in the United States who are involved in community service activities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their involvement.
Deadline: April 16
Amount:  $5,000
Website: http://scholarshipmentor.com/congressional-hispanic-caucus-institute-scholarship

Elliott C. Roberts Scholarship
Cathy L. Brock Memorial Scholarship
Institute for Diversity in Health Management
Description: Scholarship for graduate students pursuing degrees in healthcare administration or a comparable degree program, such as an MBA. Candidates must have proof of U.S. citizenship.
Applications: posted on October 1
Amount: $1,000
Website: www.diversityconnection.org/diversityconnection/career-center/scholarships/Scholarship-Program-Assistance.jsp?fll=S6&sll=S61?fll=S11

Fellowships for International Graduate Students (women)
Sponsor: American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Description: For women pursuing full-time graduate study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Deadline:  December 1 each year
Amount: $18,000–$30,000
Website: www.aauw.org

Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Anita Borg Scholarship Committee
Description:  To encourage European, Middle Eastern and African women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field.
Deadline: December 1, 2016
Amount: $10,000
Website: http://www.google.com/anitaborg/

Google SVA Scholarship for Veteran Students
Google Student Veterans of America
Description:  Scholarships awarded to student veterans pursuing a degree in the field of computer science
Deadline: November 4, 2016
Amount:  $10,000
Website:  http://studentveterans.org/programs/scholarships?layout=edit&id=129

Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship
Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship
Government Finance Officers Association
Description: Scholarship for a part-time or full-time graduate student in public administration, finance, or business administration.
Deadline: February 19, 2017
Amount: $8,000
Website: www.gfoa.org

Henry J. Reilly Memorial Scholarship for Graduate Students
Reserve Officers Association (ROA) of the United States
Description:  Award for active or associate Reserve Officers Association members enrolled in graduate and doctoral programs.
Deadline: April 10
Amount:  Average $500
Awards Available: 25-30
Website:  www.scholarships4school.com/scholarships/henry-j-reilly-memorial-graduate-scholarship.html

Hispanic Scholarship Fund for students in Finance and Accounting
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Description:  The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. For undergraduate and graduate students.
Deadline:  Application opens January 1
Amount:  $500 - $5,000
Website: http://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/

Horace Mann Bond — Leslie Pinckney Hill Scholarship Program
The State of Pennsylvania
Description:  Provides financial assistance to highly-qualified students who graduated from Cheyney University or Lincoln University and wish to pursue graduate degrees at Temple University, The University of Pittsburgh or Penn State University.
Deadline: July 1
Amount:  varies
Website: http://www.education.pa.gov/Postsecondary-Adult/College%20and%20Career%20Education/Pages/Horace-Mann-Bond.aspx#tab-1

Korean American Scholarship Foundation
 Kappa Gamma Pi National Catholic Graduate Honor Society
Description: Scholarships offered to qualified Korea American students enrolled in a full time undergraduate or graduate program.
Deadline: Application opens in April each year and is due in Mid-July
Amount: $500 - $5,000
Website: http://www.kasf.org/scholarship_info

MBA Insight Scholarship
Sponsor: MBA Insight
Description: The MBA Scholarship is open to all MBA students and those planning on enrolling within 12 months.
Amount: $500
Website: http://mbainsight.com/mba-scholarships  

National Black MBA Association Scholarships
The National Black MBA Association
Description: Scholarships are offered to graduate minority leaders looking to pursue a degree in entrepreneurship or business, or enter a graduate MBA program.
Amount: Range from $1,000 to $10,000
Website: http://nbmbaa.org/programs/scholarships

NSA Mathematics and Computer Science Scholarship
National Security Agency
Description:  Open to students currently enrolled and pursuing a degree (including master’s or doctoral) in computer science, mathematics or computer engineering.
Amount:  $500
Website: www.aftercollege.com/company/national-security-agency/8418/scholarship/143

Organization of American States (OAS) Graduate Scholarship
Candidates must be from an Organization of American States country pursuing full-time graduate study outside their home country in another OAS country such as the U.S..
Details and application at www.oas.org  

Richard A. Freund International Scholarship
The American Society for Quality
Description: For undergraduate and graduate students studying engineering-related technologies, Business/Consumer Services, Engineering/Technology, or Mathematics.
Deadline: April 1 annually
Amount: $5,000
Website: www.petersons.com/scholarship/richard-a-freund-international-scholarship-111_166608.aspx

Richard Metzler Scholarship
The Foundation for Excellence in Management Consulting (FEMC)
Description: The candidate must demonstrate academic distinction through leadership, academic excellence, and citizenship
Deadline: January 22
Amount: $5,000
Website: http://amcf.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=34&Itemid=51

SMART Scholarship
The Department of Defense
Description:  The SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program offers scholarships to undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for exceling in STEM fields.
Deadline:  December 1 annually
Amount:  $25,000 - $38,000
Website: https://smart.asee.org

Stephen Bufton Memorial Scholarship
The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund
Description:  For women pursuing advanced degree in information systems and other disciplines.
Deadline: May 15, 2017
Amount: $5,000 – $10,000
Awards Available: 100+
Website: www.sbmef.org/Site/Scholarships.cfm

Veterans United Foundation
Veterans United Foundation
Description:  This scholarship is for active military members, veterans, spouses of military members, and children of military members currently pursuing a graduate or undergraduate post-secondary degree.
Deadline: April 30, 2017
Amount:  $10,000
Website:  https://www.enhancelives.com/scholarships

Xerox Minority Scholarship
Description:  Scholarship provides funding to minority students enrolled in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines.
Deadline: September 30 each year
Amount: $1,000 - $10,000
Website: https://www.xerox.com/en-us/jobs/minority-scholarships