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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
College Prowler
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
How to apply
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 17
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away more than $100,000 in scholarships this year including this $10,000 scholarship!
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 30
Offered by
+U
Description
Apply to win one of five $10,000 college scholarships by telling +U how you picture your success after college. Just answer a few short and simple questions and you may be selected to win $10,000 toward your college education. +U matches students to colleges that their life, goals and finances - join today!
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A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship$1,000-$2,000
Deadline
June 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Indian Science and Engineering Society
P.O. Box 9828
Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited college or university. Applicants must also be members of a Native American tribe or Alaskan Native and members of AISES.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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ASABE Foundation Engineering Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Foundation
Administrator
Scholarship Fund
2950 Niles Road
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have completed at least one year of undergraduate study and have at least one year of undergraduate study remaining, major in agricultural or biological engineering at an eligible accredited degree program in the U.S. or Canada, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Students must also be members of ASABE.
How to apply
Application is available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Cappex
Description
This is an easy scholarship offered every month. There is no GPA requirement and no essay to write! All you have to do is create a Cappex profile. Click ‘apply’ and you may have just made $1,000!
How to apply
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ASF Olin Fellowships$1,000-$3,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Atlantic Salmon Federation
P.O. Box 807
Calais, ME 04619-0807
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be studying or actively engaged in salmon management or research. The award is open to U.S. and Canadian applicants.
How to apply
Applications are available by mail.
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Astronaut Scholarship$10,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Astronaut Scholarship Foundation
6225 Vectorspace Boulevard
Titusville, FL 32780
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate or graduate students in physical science or engineering at Clemson University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvey Mudd College, Miami University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina State University, North Dakota State University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Syracuse University, Texas A&M University, Tufts University, University of Central Florida, University of Colorado, University of Kentucky, University of Minnesota, University of Michigan, University of Oklahoma, University of Washington or Washington University and must be nominated by faculty or staff. Applicants may not directly apply for the scholarship. Students must have excellent grades and performed research or lab work in their field.
How to apply
Applicants must be nominated.
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BioOhio Annual Scholarship$1,250
Deadline
March 12
Renewable
No
Offered by
BioOhio
1275 Kinnear Road
Columbus, OH 43212
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Ohio residents. They must be high school seniors who are planning to study a bioscience-related subject at an Ohio college or university. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, transcript, two recommendation letters, a list of extracurricular activities and standardized test scores are required.
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David S. Bruce Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Research$400
Deadline
January 12
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Physiological Society
Education Office
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814-3991
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled as an undergraduate at time of application and at time of meeting. Students must be first authors of the abstract and must be working with an APS member who will confirm the authorship. Applicants must submit a one-page paper discussing research and career plans and an abstract to be reviewed by a committee at the annual Experimental Biology meeting.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
CollegeWeek Live
Description
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How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Davidson Fellows Scholarships$10,000-$50,000
Deadline
February 12
Renewable
No
Offered by
Davidson Institute for Talent Development
9665 Gateway Drive
Suite B
Reno, NV 89521
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be under the age of 18 and be able to attend the awards reception in Washington, DC. In addition to the monetary award, the institute will pay for travel and lodging expenses. Three nominator forms, three copies of a 15-minute DVD or VHS videotape and additional materials are required.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes$5,000 stipend plus airfare and living expenses
Deadline
November 13
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Science Foundation East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes
1818 N Street NW
Suite T-50
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. graduate students enrolled in a research-oriented master's or Ph.D. program or college graduates enrolled in a joint bachelor's/master's program at a U.S. institution. Students must pursue studies in science and engineering research. The award provides summer research experience in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan, a $5,000 stipend, round-trip airfare, living expenses and orientation in Washington, DC.
How to apply
Applications are available online. A cover sheet, application form, project summary, project description, biographical sketch, two letters of recommendation and supplementary documents listed on the website are required.
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Excellence in Engineering, Mathematics or the Sciences ScholarshipUp to $3,000
Deadline
May 1 and October 25
Renewable
No
Offered by
Institute for the International Education of Students (IES Abroad)
33 North LaSalle Street
15th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must enroll in an IES study abroad program. They must have a GPA of 3.3 or higher on a four-point scale. They must be attending a school that is a member or associate member of the IES Abroad Consortium. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, one letter of recommendation and personal statement are required.
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Gaige Fund Award$400-$1,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
Maureen Donnelly, Secretary
Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of ASIH and studying for an advanced degree. The award may be used for museum or laboratory study, travel, fieldwork, or other activities that will enhance their careers and their contributions to the science of herpetology. Both merit and need will be considered.
How to apply
Applications are available by email or written request.
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
CP HS Survey
Description
Take a short survey about your high school for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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GEM Fellowship ProgramVaries
Deadline
November 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science Inc. (GEM)
GEM Consortium
P.O. Box 537
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college sophomore, junior or senior or graduate student majors in engineering, physical science or natural science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Puerto Rican, Latino or other Hispanic American.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Gladys Anderson Emerson Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
February 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Iota Sigma Pi (ISP) ND
Professor Kathryn A. Thomasson, Iota Sigma Pi Director for Student Awards
University of North Dakota, Department of Chemistry
P.O. Box 9024
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9024
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have attained junior status at an accredited college or university, be female and be nominated by a member of Iota Sigma Pi.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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GlaxoSmithKline Company Science Achievement Award$3,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American graduates of a UNCF member college with a science-related degree pursuing a graduate degree in science. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Gorgas Scholarship CompetitionUp to $4,000
Deadline
January 11
Renewable
No
Offered by
Alabama Academy of Science
c/o Dr. Ellen Buckner
4064 HAHN Building, College of Nursing
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 36688
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Alabama residents who are rising undergraduate freshman and have completed a scientific research project and an accompanying report of no more than 20 pages. They must have completed all college entrance requirements by October 1 of the year of application submission. Selection is based on the quality of the scientific research paper that is submitted as part of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An entry form, research paper, official transcript, one letter of recommendation and additional research-related documentation are required.
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$500
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Dailybreak
Description
Sign up for Dailybreak and enjoy a little fun away from your studies. Plus, take any 3 Challenges, and you'll be entered to win a $500 Amazon gift card!
How to apply
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Graduate Research Fellowship ProgramUp to $44,000
Deadline
November 18
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Operations Center
Suite T-50
1818 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students who have completed no more than 12 months of graduate study and be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or permanent residents. The fields of study are interdisciplinary, computer and information science and engineering, mathematical sciences, geosciences, psychology, social sciences, life sciences, chemistry, physics and astronomy and engineering.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An online application form, official transcript and three letters of reference submitted electronically are required.
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Hertz Foundation's Graduate Fellowship AwardUp to full tuition plus stipend
Deadline
November 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Fannie and John Hertz Foundation
2456 Research Drive
Livermore, CA 94550-3850
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college seniors planning to pursue or graduate students currently pursuing a Ph.D. in the applied physical and engineering sciences or modern biology which applies the physical sciences. Successful applicants must attend one of the foundation's approved schools. The award is based on merit, creativity and potential for research.
How to apply
Applications are available online, by phone or by email.
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Kathryn D. Sullivan Science and Engineering Fellowship$7,000
Deadline
February 10
Renewable
No
Offered by
South Carolina Space Grant Consortium
Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences
College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and must be sponsored by a faculty member. Selection is based on recommendation letters, academic merit, faculty sponsorship and stated academic goals and interests in science, technology and engineering.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, two recommendation letters, a transcript and a resume are required.
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Lambeth Family Scholarship$3,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Seattle Foundation
1200 Fifth Avenue
Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98101-3151
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in a degree-granting program in business, computer science, engineering, mathematics or the natural sciences. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form and supporting documents are required.
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$2,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
CaptainU
Description
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How to apply
Applications are available online.
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MAES Scholarship ProgramVaries
Deadline
September 4
Renewable
No
Offered by
Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists Inc. (MAES)
711 W. Bay Area Boulevard
Suite #206
Webster, TX 77598-4051
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current Hispanic MAES student members who are full-time undergraduate and graduate students in an accredited U.S. college or university majoring in science or engineering. Community college applicants must be enrolled in majors that are transferable to a four-year institution offering bachelor's degrees. There are various scholarships in the program. Some sponsors require students to be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Awards are based on financial need, academic achievement, personal qualities, strengths and leadership abilities. Applicants should submit applications, financial information, recommendations and transcripts.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Medtronic Foundation Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Eligible majors include: engineering, pre-medicine, science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, biomedical research, medicine, physical sciences, electrical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.3 and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Members-at-Large Reentry Award$1,500
Deadline
February 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Iota Sigma Pi (ISP)
Dr. Joanne Bedlek-Anslow, MAL Coordinator
Camden High School, Science
1022 Ehrenclou Drive
Camden, SC 29020
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be female undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited four-year institution and be nominated by a faculty member or an Iota Sigma Pi member.
How to apply
Application information is available online.
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MESBEC Program$500-$5,000
Deadline
March 15, April 15 and September 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Catching the Dream
Attn.: Scholarship Affairs Office
8200 Mountain Road NE
Suite 203
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian, enrolled in a tribe and attend or plan to attend college full-time. Students must apply to all other sources of funding at the same time they apply for this scholarship. Selection is based on grades, SAT or ACT scores, work experience, leadership, clear goals, commitment to the American Indian community and the potential to improve the lives of American Indian people.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSSenior
Description
Open to all high school seniors in the class of 2014.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Minnesota Academic Excellence ScholarshipUp to full tuition
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Minnesota Office of Higher Education Services
1450 Energy Park Drive
Suite 350
Saint Paul, MN 55108
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who have been admitted to a full-time program in an approved Minnesota college or university. Applicants must have demonstrated achievement in one of the following subjects: English or creative writing, fine arts, foreign language, math, science or social science.
How to apply
For information about the status of this program, applicants should contact the schools they wish to attend.
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National Garden Clubs Scholarship$3,500
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Garden Clubs Inc.
4401 Magnolia Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time juniors, seniors, graduate students or sophomores applying for the junior year and major in one of the following fields: agriculture education, horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, biology, plant pathology/science, forestry, agronomy, environmental concerns, economics, environmental conservation, city planning, wildlife science, habitat or forest/systems ecology, land management or related areas.
How to apply
Applications are available online and must be mailed to the applicants' state Garden Club scholarship chairman.
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NDSEG Fellowship ProgramFull Tuition plus fees, stipend, and medical insurance
Deadline
December 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
Department of Defense, American Society for Engineering Education
1818 N Street NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must pursue a doctoral degree in an area of Department of Defense interest: aeronautical and astronautical engineering, biosciences, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, cognitive, neural, and behavioral sciences, computer and computational sciences, electrical engineering, geosciences, materials science and engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, naval architecture and ocean engineering, oceanography and physics. Applicants must have completed no more than one academic year of graduate study as a part-time or full-time student or be in their final year of undergraduate studies. The award is based on academic achievement, personal statements, recommendations and Graduate Record Examination scores. Fellowships may be used only at U.S. institutions of higher education offering doctoral degrees.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Paul A. Stewart Awards$1,000
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Wilson Ornithological Society
Dr. Robert B. Payne
Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan
1109 Gedes Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants' proposals should, but are not required to, cover the area of the study of bird movements based on banding, using the analysis and recovery of banded birds, with an emphasis on economic ornithology. Applicants must be willing to present their research results at an annual meeting of the Wilson Ornithological Society.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
May 15
Offered by
Flashnotes
Description
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How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Paul and Ellen Ruckes Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
April 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Foundation for the Blind Scholarship Committee
11 Penn Plaza
Suite 1102
New York, NY 10021
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are blind or visually impaired. They must be undergraduate or graduate students who are majoring in computer science, life sciences, physical sciences or engineering. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal statement, two reference letters, proof of college acceptance, proof of U.S. citizenship and proof of legal blindness are required.
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Payzer Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
February 28
Renewable
No
Offered by
EAA Aviation Center
P.O. Box 2683
Oshkosh, WI 54903
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or university with an emphasis on technical information and must intend to pursue a career in engineering, mathematics or the physical or biological sciences. Applicants must also be involved in school and community activities as well as aviation and be members of EAA.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Proton Energy Scholarship ProgramUp to $100,000
Deadline
February 10
Renewable
No
Offered by
Proton Energy
10 Technology Drive
Wallingford, CT 06492
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors who demonstrate outstanding achievement, excellence and promise in the field of science or technology and who plan to pursue higher education in this field. Students must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and declare a science- or technology-related major. Selection is based on academic performance, ability and promise; commitment to a career in a science- or technology-related field; strength of application; demonstrated leadership, work ethic and community involvement and financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online. Both an online and paper application packet must be submitted.
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Raney Fund Award$400-$1,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
Maureen Donnelly, Secretary
Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants should be members of ASIH and should be enrolled for an advanced degree, although those with developing careers may receive the award under exceptional circumstances. Awards may be used for museums or laboratory study, travel, fieldwork or other activities that will enhance their professional careers and their contributions to the science of ichthyology. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and need.
How to apply
Applications are available by email or written request.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSJunior
Description
Open to all high school juniors in the class of 2015.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Society of American Military Engineers, Albuquerque Post Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
New Mexico Engineering Foundation
P.O. Box 3828
Albuquerque, NM 87190
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors and residents of New Mexico. They must plan to enroll in a math, science or engineering undergraduate degree program. Selection is based on academic achievement, leadership experiences at school, involvement in the community and financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, a transcript and one letter of recommendation are required.
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Sol J. Barer Scholarship in Life Sciences$2,500
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Independent College Fund of New Jersey
797 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be rising undergraduate juniors or seniors at a New Jersey independent college or university. They must be majoring in one of the life sciences and have a GPA of 3.25 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on academic merit and career potential.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, resume, one recommendation letter and personal statement are required.
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Steven J. Muir Scholarship$1,700
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation
8645 Founders Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be sophomores or above and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Members must be seeking an undergraduate degree in engineering or another of the pure sciences. Applicants must have served as a chapter officer or committee chair; preference will be given to a member of the Beta-Eta Chapter.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Thaddeus Colson and Isabelle Saalwaechter Fitzpatrick Memorial ScholarshipUp to $5,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Community Foundation of Louisville
Waterfront Plaza
325 West Main Street
Suite 1110
Louisville, KY 40202
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Kentucky residents who are attending a public college or university in Kentucky. They must be full-time undergraduate students who are rising sophomores, juniors or seniors and be majoring in a subject that is related to the environment (such as agriculture, horticulture, environmental engineering, biology or environmental studies). They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSFreshmen
Description
Open to all high school freshmen in the class of 2017.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Thomas H. Dunning, Sr., Memorial Scholarship$575
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation
8645 Founders Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 2.75 and be at least sophomores. Applicants must also be undergraduates seeking a degree in engineering, computer science or any of the pure sciences. Preference is first given to members of the Beta-Eta Chapter and then to other Tekes at colleges/universities in Indiana or Missouri.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Timothy L. Taschwer Scholarship$500
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation
8645 Founders Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 2.75 and be seeking an undergraduate degree in natural resources, earth sciences or similar fields. Preference is first given to graduates of the TKE Leadership Academy.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships$4,000 stipend plus up to $1,300 travel expenses
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Physiological Society
Education Office
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814-3991
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate program, and faculty sponsor must be an active member of APS. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Fellowships are awarded to students pursuing a career as a basic research scientist.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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