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External Scholarship Applications and Guidelines

A Place for Mom
Annual Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

  • Deadline: April
  • Award: $1000
  • Available to students enrolled in a bachelor's degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. The student must intend on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens. Applicant must submit a 500-900 word essay on a given topic.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Information

  • Deadline: June
  • Award Value: $1,000
  • Available to all high school juniors/seniors as well as students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.

AES Engineers
AES Engineers Scholarship

  • Deadline: October
  • Award Value: $500
  • Available to all high school seniors as well as continuing college students. Must submit a 500-1,000 word essay on a given topic. Applicants do not have to be taking engineering courses to be eligible.

Alliance Hispanic Scholars Program
Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program

  • Deadline: February
  • Award value: $2,000
  • Available to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) field.

American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD)
American Association on Health and Disability Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: November
  • Award Value: $1,000
  • Available to full-time undergraduate or part-time graduate students majoring in public health, disability studieshealth promotion or a field related to disability and health.

American Indian College Fund
Full Circle Scholarships for students attending non-tribal colleges

  • Deadline: May
  • Award Value: varies
  • Available to U.S. citizens, enrolled in a non-tribal college/university, registered as a member of a tribe or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member.

Annuity.org 
Annuity.org Scholarship

  • Deadline: May
  • Award: up to $2000
  • Available to high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants must submit a 700-1400 word essay on a given topic. 

AT&T Savings
AT&T Savings: Technology for Tuition Scholarship

  • Deadline: November and May
  • Award Value: $1,000
  • Available to college students who are to write a 300-500 word post about a given topic related to television advertising

BigFishGames.com
The Online Games Scholarship

  • Deadline: June
  • Award Value:  $1,000
  • Available to high school seniors and college students who must submit a 500 word essay on a given topic.

Big Sun Scholarship 
Big Sun Scholarships Information & Application

  • Deadline: June
  • Award Value:  $500
  • Available to high school and college student athletes; must submit a short essay

Blue Fire Broadband 
Blue Fire Broadband Rural Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Deadline: June 1
  • Award: $500
  • Available to high school seniors and currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must submit a 500-1000 word essay on a given topic.

The James F. Byrnes Scholars
Scholarship for students who have lost one or both parents by death

  • Deadline: February
  • Award Value:  $3,250
  • Available to students who have lost one or both parents by death.

Caring.com 
Student-Caregiver Annual Scholarship 

  • Deadline: May 31 and December 31
  • Award: $1,500
  • Available to high school seniors and currently enrolled undergraduate students who care for aging relative(s). Students are to submit a 1500-word essay or 2 minute video on given topic.

CenturyLink
CenturyLink Scholarship

  • Deadline: December
  • Award Value:  $1,000
  • Available to undergraduate and graduate students. 500-600 word article on a given topic.

CheapAutoInsurance.com
Commercial Video Scholarship

  • Deadline: October and March
  • Award Value:  $500
  • Available to college students who are to submit an original commercial about insurance driving habits.

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Coca-Cola Scholarship

  • Deadline: October
  • Award Value:  $10,000-$20,000
  • Available to high school seniors planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.

Credit Repair.com
Credit Repair.com Scholarship Fund 

  • Deadline: vary (see website for application cycles)
  • Award: $3,000, $1,500, and $500
  • Available to current full time undergraduate students with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. Students will submit a minimum 800-word essay or YouTube video on a given topic.

Crystal Group
Innovation in Engineering Scholarship

  • Deadline: March
  • Award Value:  $1,000
  • Available to  full time undergraduate students studying Engineering who have a connection to the US Armed Forces (current military, veterans, reservists, child or spouse of military member)

DegreeDirectory.com Scholarships
Communications and Journalism Bachelor's Degree Scholarship Information

  • Deadline: April
  • Award Value:  $500
  • Available to students who are interested in pursuing bachelor degrees related to Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Business Communications, Advertising, and Broadcasting.

Dietspotlight.com
Dietspotlight.com Student Leadership Scholarship program (Note: 1st year of program)

  • Deadline: December 31
  • Award Value:  $1,000-$5,000
  • Available to legal US residents enrolled in an accredited college or university. 900-1500 word essay on given topic.

Diversity Jobs Scholarship

Express Metrix
IT Asset Management Scholarship

  • Deadline:January 15, 2014
  • Award Value:  $5,000
  • Available to students enrolled for the 2013-2014 academic year, interested in pursuing a career in IT management. 500-1000 words essay on a given topic related to IT management.