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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Jul 31
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
Sep 30
Offered by
Unigo
Description
Apply to win one of four $10,000 college scholarship with just 5 Simple Words that illustrate what life will be like 10 years after college graduation. Just answer a few short and simple questions to complete the application for a chance to win $10,000 toward your college education.
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$1,000 - $1,000
Deadline
Sep 30
Offered by
Niche Parent Survey
Description
Love it or hate it, tell us about your child's school! A few survey responses will earn you an entry into our monthly $1,000 Parent Survey Scholarship that can be used to finance your child's education.
How to apply
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ACIL ScholarshipUp to $4,000
Deadline
April 5
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Council of Independent Laboratories
1629 K Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006-1633
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college juniors or higher attending a four-year university or graduate school program and must major in physics, chemistry, engineering, geology, biology or environmental science. In addition to the applications, applicants should submit resumes, two recommendation letters, transcripts and any information about other scholarships received.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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APS Minority ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
February 3
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Physical Society
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740-3844
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African-American, Hispanic American or Native American U.S. citizens or permanent residents who plan to or are majoring in physics. Applicants must be high school seniors, college freshmen or college sophomores.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
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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Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarship$1,500
Deadline
June 2
Renewable
No
Offered by
Association on American Indian Affairs
Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs
966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B
Rockville, MD 20850
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be American Indians who are studying full-time in public health or science programs. They must be full-time students and must not be enrolled in a technical or trade program or seminary. The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
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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Harry L. Morrison Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
December 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Society of Black Physicists
1100 North Glebe Road
Suite 1010
Arlington, VA 22201
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be physics majors who are undergraduate sophomores or juniors. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and three letters of recommendation are required.
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Herbert Levy Memorial Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
February 17
Renewable
No
Offered by
Society of Physics Students
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be physics majors, be members of SPS and demonstrate scholarly achievement and financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online or from SPS Chapter Advisors.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSJunior
Description
Open to all high school juniors in the class of 2016.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Hoku Scholarship FundVaries
Deadline
February 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Hawaii residents who are pursuing observatory careers with majors in physics, astronomy, mathematics, engineering, technology or computer science. They must be full-time students, demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
How to apply
To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
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HORIZONS Foundation ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
July 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Women In Defense
HORIZONS Foundation
c/o National Defense Industrial Association
2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full- or part-time female students at an accredited university or college and must have reached at least junior level status. Applicants must also demonstrate an interest in a career related to national security and defense, have a minimum GPA of 3.25 and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students in security studies, military history, government relations, engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, business, law, international relations, political science, or economics.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Hubertus W.V. Wellems Scholarship for Male Students$3,000
Deadline
July 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
The United Negro College Fund
Scholarships and Grants Administration
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are high school seniors, undergraduates or graduate students. They must be enrolled in or plan to enroll in a mathematics, chemistry, physics or engineering degree program at an accredited four-year institution of higher learning located in the U.S. Undergraduate applicants must be full-time students. High school seniors and undergraduate students must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and graduate students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. All applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, official transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.
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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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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSSenior
Description
Open to all high school seniors in the class of 2015.
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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Mueller Systems Scholarship$5,000 plus travel money to AWWA conference
Deadline
January
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Water Works Association
6666 W. Quincy Avenue
Denver, CO 80235-3098
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must display a strong interest in water infrastructure and sustainability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. This is a one-time award. The award will be presented at the AWWA conference.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Nancy Lorraine Jensen Memorial Scholarship Up to full tuition
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Sons of Norway Foundation
1455 West Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be females who are between the ages of 17 and 35 at the time of application submission. They must be members, the daughters of members or the granddaughters of members of Sons of Norway. They must be full-time undergraduates who have completed at least one semester of coursework within their declared major and must be majoring in chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering. They must have an ACT score of 26 or higher or an SAT score of 1800 or higher (including a math score of 600 or higher). Selection is based on academic potential, stated career goals and recommendations.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, official transcript, standardized test scores and three recommendation letters are required.
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NOAA Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate ScholarshipsVaries
Deadline
February 17
Renewable
No
Offered by
NOAA Educational Partnership Program
1315 East-West Highway
Room 10703
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduates who are in the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program. They must be attending an accredited minority serving institution (MSI), and they must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline that is related to environmental, atmospheric or oceanic sciences. Selection is based on relevant coursework completed, stated career goals, recommendations and extracurricular activities.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and an official transcript are required.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSFreshmen
Description
Open to all high school freshmen in the class of 2018.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Peggy Dixon Two-Year Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
February 17
Renewable
No
Offered by
Society of Physics Students
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of SPS. Students must have finished at least one semester or quarter of the introductory physics sequence and must be registered in the appropriate subsequent physics classes.
How to apply
Applications are available online or from chapter advisors.
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RBC Dain Rauscher Colorado Scholarships$3,000
Deadline
March 8
Renewable
No
Offered by
Denver Foundation
55 Madison
8th Floor
Denver, CO 80206
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduating seniors at a Colorado high school who have a 3.75 or higher GPA and have completed college preparatory coursework.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Rubber Division Undergraduate Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Chemical Society
1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be rising undergraduate juniors or seniors. They must be majoring in chemistry, chemical engineering, polymer science, mechanical engineering, physics or any other subject that is related to the rubber industry. 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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Shuichi, Katsu and Itsuyo Suga ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
February 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
How to apply
To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSSophomore
Description
Open to all high school students in the class of 2017.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) Scholarship$500-$14,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Scholarship Committee
SEG Foundation
P.O. Box 702740
Tulsa, OK 74170-2740
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must intend to pursue a career in exploration geophysics. Applicants must also be one of the following: A high school student with above average grades planning to enter college the next fall term, an undergraduate whose grades are above average or a graduate student pursuing a career in exploration geophysics in operations, teaching or research.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by written request.
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Society of Vacuum Coaters Foundation ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
December 7
Renewable
No
Offered by
Society of Vacuum Coaters Foundation
8100 M-4 Wyoming Boulevard NE #243
Albuquerque, NM 87713
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be entering or currently enrolled in studies related to vacuum coating technology at an accredited technical, vocational, two-year, undergraduate or graduate program. Preference is given to those majoring in engineering, physics, materials science or other fields related to vacuum coating. Selection is based on the applicant's field of study, academic achievement, personal qualities and financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online. Two copies of scholarship materials must be submitted including the application form, transcript and two recommendation forms.
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SPS Future Teacher Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
February 17
Renewable
No
Offered by
Society of Physics Students
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of SPS and intend to pursue a career in teaching physics. Students must be undergraduate physics majors, at least in their junior year of study at the time of application.
How to apply
Applications are available online or from chapter advisors.
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SPS Leadership Scholarships$2,000-$5,000
Deadline
February 17
Renewable
No
Offered by
Society of Physics Students
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduates at least in their junior year, physics majors and active members of SPS.
How to apply
Applications are available online and from SPS Chapter Advisors.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Niche Local
Description
Take a survey on your neighborhood and be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Thomas E. Powers/Detroit Section Scholarship$4,000
Deadline
February 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Society of Plastics Engineers
13 Church Hill Road
Newtown, CT 06470
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students in good academic standing who have completed coursework in or are majoring in a subject that relates to the plastics industry (such as engineering, polymer science, physics or chemistry). Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, transcript and three recommendation letters are required.
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William James and Dorothy Bading Lanquist FundVaries
Deadline
February 17
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of Hawaii.
How to apply
To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
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William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship$10,000
Deadline
January 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need and be planning to attend a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Yasme Foundation Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
January 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have an active amateur radio license. Students must be enrolled in a four-year college or university. Preference will be given to students in the top 10 percent of their class and those who have participated in community service and local amateur radio clubs.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Jul 31
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
Applications are available online.
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Youth Activity Grant$500-$5,000
Deadline
December 16
Renewable
No
Offered by
Explorers Club
46 E. 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must provide a three-page explanation of their project, be high school or college students and be U.S. residents. The grants allow students to conduct field research in the natural sciences under the supervision of a qualified scientist or institution.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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