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Please note: many scholarships fall into more than one category. If you would like assistance in identifying scholarship opportunities, please contact NISFeP.

Deadlines are approximate.

Disability & Health-Related

The Baer Reintegration Scholarship- Deadline: January. The Baer Reintegration Scholarship is open to individuals diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder or - as of October 2013 - Major Depressive Disorder.

California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability (CAPED) Scholarship Program- Deadline: August. The California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability (CAPED) is the preeminent association advocating for and with students with disabilities in postsecondary education. CAPED Scholarships include 11 awards ranging from $1,000 to $1,500.

Disability Awareness Scholarship- Deadline: January. Applicants should submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words about how they or someone they knew overcame disability to do something great.

Elaine Chapin  Scholarship- Deadline: April. Named in honor of Elaine Chapin, this scholarship will provide funds to support the post-secondary education of students impacted by multiple sclerosis, either directly or as a family member.

Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability- Deadline: November. The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving  student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a Junior in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to  public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities.

Incight Scholarship- Deadline: April. Each year Incight awards up to one hundred scholarships to students with disabilities, who have demonstrated outstanding merit in giving back to the community and overcoming obstacles in order to pursue higher education.

Injury Lawyer News Disability Scholarship- Deadline: December. Injury Lawyer News believes strongly in helping students achieve their goals of higher education, especially when they are faced with challenges such as physical and learning disabilities.

Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship- Deadline: April. Founded in 2014 by Julie Flygare and the Graham Family, this is the first-ever scholarship rewarding students with narcolepsy for the adversity they overcome.

The John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship- Deadline: June. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one college student who has battled leukemia or whose life has been affected by it.

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship- Deadline: June. This $1,000 scholarship is intended to support one hard working, high achieving college student who lives with diabetes.

Students With Heart Scholarship- Deadline: October. The mission of Students with Heart Foundation is to provide financial assistance by means of scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students who suffer from all different types of heart disease and deformities.

Ulman Cancer Fund Scholarships- Deadline: March. The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults is committed to helping young adults continue their education after being affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one. Applicants must have been between the ages of 15 and 39 during their own diagnosis/treatment or during the diagnosis/treatment of their parent or sibling.

X3watch Multiple Sclerosis Scholarship- Deadline: June. This scholarship program honors the lives of those impacted by Multiple Sclerosis and assist them in pursuing their educational goals.

Essay Contests

AAAS Science & Human Rights Coalition Student Essay Competition- Deadline: May. This essay competition was created to inspire students to explore connections between human rights and science, engineering and the health professions. Students may write on any topic at the intersection of science and/or technology with human rights. Winners of the competition will receive a year of membership in AAAS and a one-year subscription to Science, as well as a travel stipend to attend the Coalition’s meeting. The winning essays will be considered for publication in Professional Ethics Report, a quarterly publication of the AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program. 

Adam Greenman American Dream Scholarship- Deadline: June. Created with the belief that all students should receive a quality undergraduate education regardless of their economic situation, country-of-origin, or ethnicity, this $1,000 scholarship is open to all students. Preference is given to naturalized or first-generation American citizens.

Aftermath Scholarship Essay Competition- Deadline: June. Write an essay that clearly and creatively explains the importance of professionalism and commitment to excellence in the workplace. Articulate why these two traits might be of particular importance in the field of crime scene clean up and biohazard remediation.

Ayn Rand Institute Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest- Deadline: October. Ayn Rand’s novels are inspiring and intellectually challenging. But they can also be financially rewarding for high school and college students.

The Bradley R. Corbett Scholarship- Deadline: July. The scholarship will be awarded to the student who submits the best overall essay.

Charles Koch Institute First-Annual Prize for American Free Speech- Deadline: November. Awarded to the college student who submits the best essay of no more than 500 words on a question relating to free speech. Students are eligible to win a top prize of $2,500 and possible assistance with publication.

ConsumerRemarks Essay Writing Scholarship- Deadline: November. In order to apply for this scholarship, students must write an essay on a specific topic.

The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest- Deadline: December. Essay contest for full-time juniors or seniors.

Garage Gym Planner’s $3,000 Fitness Writing Scholarship- Deadline: October. Garage Gym Planner is awarding a scholarship of $3000 to deserving candidates which will help them cover the academic costs for the future.

George Watt Prize Essay Contest- Deadline: August. Graduate and undergraduate students from the United States and elsewhere are invited to submit an essay or thesis chapter about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in 1920s and 1930s, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the Americans who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936 to 1938.

LawTrek Scholarship- Deadline: June. Two $3,500 scholarships will be awarded annually. Open to students with a 3.3 cumulative GPA.

The Missing Link Scholarship- Deadline: August. Write and submit a short essay explaining why you picked your school. Entries should be 500 to 1000 words in length. We will announce a $500 winner on Facebook and Twitter and directly email the winner.

My Life as 3D Scholarship Essay Contest- Deadline: July. An undergraduate college scholarship for those affected by a sibling's addiction.

Spokeo Connections Scholarship- Deadline: July. Write the best essay and you could win $1,000 towards college!

St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award for Graduate Students- Deadline: February. Graduate students compete for the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award and qualify for participation as a «Leader of Tomorrow» in the world’s premier opportunity for intergenerational debates.

Women in Technology Scholarship- Deadline: November. In less than 1,000 words, tell us which female leader at a technology company inspires you, and why. She can be a CEO, a product developer, a creative director, an engineer, or anything in between. But she must be a leader in STEM

ZendyHealth Med Tech Scholarship- Deadline: December. A $2K award for students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate degree program in Pre-Med, Computer Science / Engineering, Information Technology, Public Health, Nursing, or Psychology.

*Ethnic Background

*Open to all or most majors.

The ¡Adelante! National Leadership Institute Conference & Travel Scholarship- Deadline: May. The ¡Adelante! U. S. Education Leadership Fund is a leadership development, non-profit organization that targets Hispanic college students - along with providing them great scholarships and real world professional experiences, we also inform, prepare, and connect them to Corporate America.

AIEF Native American Undergraduate College Scholarships- Deadline: April. The Undergraduate Scholarship service supports educational opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native students by awarding more than 200 college scholarships annually.

The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships- Deadline: May. The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program scholarships are awarded to students attending non-tribal colleges.  

American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference Travel Scholarships- Deadline: September. AISES is pleased to announce that it will begin accepting applications for travel scholarships to this year’s National Conference in Minneapolis, MN November 10-12, 2016. These scholarships will provide travel assistance to college students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. 

The April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship- Deadline: May. Designed to support individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of immigrants and other non-native individuals living in the United States. Open to any student enrolled in a community college, private or public undergraduate college or university, graduate program, business school, or law school in the United States and must be in good academic standing and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Asian American and Pacific Islander APIASF General Scholarship- Deadline: January. The APIASF General Scholarship is open to Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) high school and college students who will be enrolling or are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university as a degree-seeking undergraduate student in the upcoming academic year.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship- Deadline: April. CHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future.

The Hispanic Association for Colleges and Universities Scholarship Program- Deadline: June. To be eligible to apply for one of HACU’s scholarships, students must be attending a HACU Member or Partner college or university and meet all additional criteria for the program to which they are applying.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships- Deadline: March. The Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to Latino students, as well as related support services. 

Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) Scholarships- Deadline: July. KASF scholarships (which range from $500 to $5,000) are offered to the qualified Korea American students (including foreign students from Korea). All applicants must be enrolled in a full time program in the U.S during the scholarship application year.

La Unidad Latina Foundation- Deadline: Varies. The La Unidad Latina Foundation was established to serve as an independent, non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to educational achievement and civic empowerment in the Latino community.

Mas Family Scholarships- Deadline: January. Students are eligible to apply for a Mas Family Scholarship if they were born in Cuba or are of direct Cuban descent and demonstrate financial need.

META (Making Education the Answer) Scholarships- Deadline: March. META scholarships range from $500 book scholarships awarded and paid out annually, to $7,500 program scholarships payable over four years, for students attending a four year college or university. Must be a U.S. Citizen of Hispanic origin (defined as having one Hispanic parent or two Hispanic grandparents) residing in the 50 states or Puerto Rico.

National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships- Deadline: March. Scholarship awards range from $2,500-$12,000 and are awarded to undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students.

Financial Need

ACT Second-Year Scholarship Program- Deadline: February. The ACT Second-Year Scholarship Program is for current sophomores (second-year students) enrolled in a four-year college or university and who demonstrate financial need.

Denny's Hungry for Education Scholarship- Deadline: April. Students will be required to complete a 500 word essay on how Denny's can help in the fight against childhood hunger in the United States

The Ebell Scholarship Program- Deadline: April. The Ebell continues to seek out and subsidize academically outstanding students who are residents of Los Angeles County. Awards are based upon character, scholarship, and financial need.

JCPenney Leadership Excellence Scholarship- Deadline: May. Students majoring in Business, Retail, Supply Chain/Logistics and other relevant majors and who have experience working in the retail industry are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Scholarship for Low-Income Women and Children- Deadline: August. The Foundation offers Education Support Awards of up to $5000 each to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing education or training.

Scholarship America Dream Award- Deadline: December. Scholarship America’s Dream Award scholarships will be awarded to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school. The scholarships will be renewable and growing in amount each year, allowing students to receive aid throughout their college career.

Interests & Hobbies

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund- Deadline: April. The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community.

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program- Deadline: March. Awards are earned by college students who exhibit academic excellence, leadership potential, civic engagement and a strong sense of personal commitment to continuing education.

Middlebury Language Schools Scholarship- Deadline: January. This scholarship is for students enrolled at Historically Black Colleges, Tribal Colleges, and Hispanic Serving Institutions. Recipients of these scholarships will receive funding to cover the comprehensive fee (tuition, room/board) for one summer of language study.

WSCGA Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: May. The WSCGA Foundation not only supports the athletic dreams of our young golfers, but also their academic pursuits and talents through scholarship awards.


eQuality Scholarship- Deadline: February. eQuality Scholarship Collaborative awards scholarships to honor and encourage California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community.

NOGLSTP Out To Innovate™ Scholarships for LGBTQ STEM Students- Deadline: June. These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or an active ally of the LGBTQ community. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ students in STEM careers.

POINT Scholarships- Deadline: January. Point Foundation empowers promising lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender, and queer students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential - despite the obstacles often put before them - to make a significant impact on society. 

Major, Field of Study, & Career-Specific

*Arts & Letters

*Including pre-law scholarships

Against the Grain Artistic Scholarship- Deadline: May. To provide financial assistance and promotion of Asian American college students pursuing a major in the performing, visual arts, journalism and/or mass communications.

Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: May. Recognizing and supporting future generations of women in media is as important as recognizing current achievements. The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation gives students starting their careers nearly $20,000 in scholarships annually.

The Asian American Journalists Association CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship- Deadline: May.To encourage students to pursue journalism as a career.To induce competitors to research, learn and give an opinion on a topical news item and to take a stand on this particular issue. Candidates will be judged on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated journalistic ability, commitment to the field of journalism and/or sensitivity to Asian American and Pacific Islander Issues.

AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship Program- Deadline: February. The AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship Program fosters new journalism skills in undergraduate and graduate students developing projects at the intersection of journalism and technology.

BMI Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: Varies/most are in February. A nonprofit founded in 1985, the BMI Foundation is dedicated to encouraging the creation, performance, and study of music through awards, scholarships, grants, and commissions.

CCNMA Scholarships- Deadline: April. Awarded annually to qualified Latino students who are planning to pursue a career in journalism.

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation- Deadline: March. The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation undergraduate scholarships of up to $3,500 per academic year are awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in television and film at accredited 4-year, degree-granting U.S. colleges and universities.

The Earl Warren Scholarship- Deadline: June. Awarded annually to rising law students whose commitment to social justice reveals outstanding potential for training as civil rights and public interest attorneys. Preference is generally given to law students entering their first year of full-time legal study at an accredited law school.

The Ebell of Los Angeles Playwright Prize- Deadline: June. The Ebell Playwright Prize was founded to encourage and celebrate California women playwrights. The first-prize winner is awarded $5,000 and a staged reading, followed by supper at the historic Ebell of Los Angeles. Second-prize winner receives a $1,000 award. Third-prize winner receives a $500 award. There is a $25 submission fee for eligible applicants.  

Electronic Document Foundation- Deadline: May. The EDSF scholarship program was initiated to recognize and support the next generation of professionals for the Document Management and Graphic Communication industry.

Girls Impact on the World Film Festival- Deadline: December. Undergraduate students submit a 3-5 minute short films that address global women's issues such as: education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls and a variety of other issues.

Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship- Deadline: June. The Law Offices of Goodwin & Scieszka are pleased to support the future lawyers of America with the launch of the first ever Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship, awarded to three high-achieving, bright students intending to pursue a career in law.

The Henry & Joyce W. Sumid Scholarship- Deadline: April. A $5,000 award available to high school seniors, under graduate college students and graduate students interested in studying theatre arts and whose legal residence is within these states ONLY:  ALASKA, ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, HAWAII, IDAHO,  MONTANA, NEW MEXICO, OREGON, UTAH, and WASHINGTON.

The Ian Parry Scholarship- Deadline: July. Each year we hold an international photographic competition for young photographers who are either attending a full-time photographic course or are under 24.

John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund for Art Education- Deadline: February. The purpose of the $5,000 scholarship is to foster high standard in the study of form, color, drawing, painting, design, and technique, as these are expressed in modes showing patent affinity with the classical tradition of Western culture.

The John Lennon Scholarship- Deadline: February. Through the generosity of Ono and Gibson Musical Instruments, three scholarships totaling $20,000 are presented annually for the best original songs in any musical genre.

Jay Kennedy Cartoonist Scholarship- Deadline: December. Along with a completed entry form, applicants are required to send 8 samples of their own cartooning artwork (copies only); noting if and where the work has been published, either in print or on the web. Submissions are adjudicated by a panel of top cartoonists and an award is given to the best college cartoonist. Applicants do not have to be art majors to be eligible for this scholarship.

KODAK Student Scholarship Program- Deadline: May. Student Scholarship applicants will be judged on professional filmmaking potential, academic excellence and the overall quality of the work submitted, with particular attention to expression, interpretation and construction of the visual image.

Lee Steinberg, P.C. Law Scholarship- Deadline: July. To help encourage the next generation of lawyers, we are proud to offer the Lee Steinberg, P.C. Law Scholarship. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one undergraduate student who plans to attend law school in the future.

The Mahogany and the Blues Babe Foundation Scholarship- Deadline: October. Mahogany and the Blues Babe Foundation have established a scholarship program to assist current undergraduate students who are pursuing a career in the writing arts.

National Federation of Music Clubs Competitions and Grants- Deadline: Varies. The National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) offers more than $750,000 in competition and award prizes on the local, state and national level.

NBCUniversal/LNESC National Scholarship- Deadline: August. The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding Latino students with an interest in the media and entertainment industry pursue a bachelor’s degree at a U. S. post-secondary institution.

Peermusic Latin Scholarship- Deadline: February. The annual competition awards a $5,000 scholarship to a student composer for the best original song or instrumental work in any Latin genre. For over a decade, the program has nurtured promising musicians who have gone on to distinguish themselves in the fields of television, film, recorded music, and concert performance.

Sally & Fitch LLP Scholarships for Pre-Law and Law Students- Deadline: March. The goal of these scholarships is to help a lawyer of tomorrow with the financial cost of higher education.

The Sanders Firm Scholarship Award- Deadline: June. The Sanders Firm is proud to recognize students committed to supporting their local communities by volunteering their time in furtherance of the issues that matter most to them.

Society of Professional Journalists Greater Los Angeles Chapter Scholarships- Deadline: MarchThe Society of Professional Journalists Los Angeles will award scholarships to students interested in pursuing careers in journalism. Students from Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties who have completed at least their freshman year of college, as well as graduate students from those same counties, are eligible to apply for all scholarships.

Student Academy Awards- Deadline: June. The Student Academy Awards (SAA) recognizes and honors student filmmakers who demonstrate excellence in the creation of motion pictures. By awarding these outstanding achievements, the Academy strives to support and inspire emerging filmmakers and to foster growth and education in the art and science of motion pictures.

Taliesin Nexus MFA Scholarship- Deadline: May. The MFA Scholarship Program offers grants of up to $4,000 for storytellers (writers and filmmakers) pursuing degrees in Masters in Fine Arts.  The award recognizes applicants of demonstrated talent in their craft and a commitment to exploring themes of liberty, broadly imagined, in their works.

The Vectorworks Design Scholarship- Deadline: July. Submit your best design created in the software of your choice to their scholarship program. A panel of industry experts will evaluate all submissions and reward scholarship recipients with financial awards, industry recognition, features in an online gallery, and more.

The Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship- Deadline: January. This annual scholarship is open to students interested in Pre-Law, Political Science, Engineering, Computer Science, and Information Technology.

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship- Deadline: March. Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow young people from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities.

Business & Economics

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship- Deadline: May. The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students.

The ¡Adelante! MillerCoors National Scholarship- Deadline: July. All business majors may apply for this scholarship but preference will be given to Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Communications, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Sales, and Supply and Chain Management majors.

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship- Deadline: March. Offered annually, the Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship is designated for minority students enrolled in their final year of a healthcare management graduate program. Each scholarship is worth $5,000.

BusinessPlanToday Annual Scholarship- Deadline: December. A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who can create the best business plan executive summary.

Citi/TELACU Scholars Mentoring Program- Deadline: January. The Citi/TELACU Scholars Mentoring Program provides undergraduate students pursuing careers in business-related fields with much more than financial resources; it provides each Scholar with unique guidance and rich insights into the world of business and finance.

GEICO Achievement Award- Deadline: February. This long-standing GEICO tradition supports some of our country's most outstanding college students by providing $2,500 awards, and recognizing their dedication to academic success, leadership and community service.

GE LNESC National Scholarship- Deadline: Late summer. The General Electric Foundation and LNESC Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding minority students in completing their college education. The program is directed specifically to disadvantaged minority students with career interests in business or engineering.

Institute for Diversity in Health Management Scholarships- Deadline: January. The Institute for Diversity in Health Management currently offers three annual scholarships to graduate students who are pursuing a degree in healthcare administration or a comparable discipline.

Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award- Deadline: August. Deloitte LLP, in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), is offering the Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award. This award provides up to $10,000 in scholarship funds for high-achieving Hispanics studying accounting who have demonstrated leadership qualities through academics and community involvement. Open to sophomore and junior accounting majors with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

J.P. Morgan Launching Leaders Undergraduate Scholarship Program- Deadline: September. The J.P. Morgan Launching Leaders Undergraduate Scholarship Program gives top students who identify as Black, Hispanic or Native American the chance to launch their careers in the Corporate & Investment Bank with a prestigious summer internship and a scholarship of up to $15,000 – money that goes directly to you. The Scholarship is open to sophomores and juniors from all majors who are interested in pursuing summer opportunities in the financial services sector and have a minimum 3.2 GPA.

The Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship- Deadline: July. The Kaplan Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship to any undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a business or law-oriented degree program.

The LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarships- Deadline: February. Students must be attending accredited institutions in the U.S. and majoring in the fields of advertising, marketing or public relations.

Marketing EDGE Scholarships- Deadline: November. Marketing EDGE awards specialized scholarships to deserving part-time and full-time students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship- Deadline: February. The purpose of the Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is to recognize outstanding performance by minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance.

Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program- Deadline: November. The Richard B. Fisher Scholarship program is a competitive undergraduate scholarship program established to provide outstanding Black, Hispanic, Native American and LGBT students with a financial award for exceptional academic achievement and a summer internship. Eligible candidates must be currently enrolled as a sophomore or junior at an accredited four-year institution at the time of their application with a competitive grade point average. Students with all majors are eligible.

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award- Deadline: February. The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards program was established to raise awareness among the nation’s youth of the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America

Project Management Institute Educational Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: June. The Project Management Institute Educational Foundation Academic Scholarship Program is designed to financially assist qualified applicants in obtaining degrees from accredited academic institutions of higher learning in the field of project management or any field with any relation to project management.  

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship- Deadline: February. The ACFE Foundation supports the education of students who have an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination. The scholarship provides an opportunity for students to advance their education and anti-fraud career paths. Many of these outstanding and deserving students go on to become Certified Fraud Examiners.

Soliant Sunrise Scholarship- Deadline: March. Soliant is proud to announce our Sunrise Scholarship, through which we’ll award a prize of $1,000 to a student who best explores how you can balance being philanthropic with being profitable in business.

The Surety and Fidelity Industry Intern and Scholarship Program for Minority Students- Deadline: November. The Surety and Fidelity Industry Intern and Scholarship Program for Minority Students provides awards of up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students to support their studies in the areas of insurance/risk management, accounting, or business/finance and to encourage their consideration of the surety industry and surety/fidelity underwriting as a career choice.

TOYOTA/TELACU Scholarship- Deadline: February. Awards of up to $5,000 are funded by TOYOTA, our Foundation’s largest corporate partner since 2007, for undergraduate students pursuing degrees in Business or STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Apply during your junior or senior year of undergrad.

Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) Scholarships- Deadline: September. To encourage women pursuing careers in transportation, WTS offers multiple graduate, undergraduate, and community college scholarships to women in Southern California. Open to female students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a degree program in a transportation-related field, such as transportation engineering or planning, security planning, business management, finance or logistics with a focus on public policy.

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship- Deadline: September. The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship provides funding of up to $10,000 to minority students enrolled in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines.

Zip Conferencing Scholarship- Deadline: June. The Zip Conferencing Scholarship was created to foster a new generation of effective communicators and promote industry innovation through the application of new technologies by emerging scholars.


The Applegate/Jackson/Parks Future Teacher Scholarship- December. One $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to the education student who best exemplifies the dedication to principle and high professional standards of Carol Applegate, Kay Jackson, and Dr. Anne Parks.

Bright Futures Scholarship- Deadline: June. Bright Future’s Scholarship Program supports the field of early childhood education by offering financial assistance for future teachers. Financial assistance ranges from $250 - $1,000 for full-time students pursuing degrees in Early Childhood Education or in a related field, such as child development.

The California Association of Educational Office Professionals Student Scholarship- Deadline: January. The CAEOP Student Scholarship is provided to assist business education students who wish to continue higher education and pursue a career in business administration or education.

Inspire our Future Scholarship- Deadline: April. believes that teachers have the power to inspire our future. Your dedication to the field of education is immensely commendable. Whether you are an experienced teacher who is continuing their education, or a teacher candidate who has just begun the process - we want to support you. With that said, is offering a $2,500 scholarship to help you pay for your education and other associated expenses.

Judith Cary Leadership Memorial Scholarship- Deadline: March. The Judith Cary Leadership Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who is working either full time or part time toward special needs certification or an undergraduate or graduate degree in some field of Special Education.

Mississippi Teacher Corps (MTC)- Deadline: November. MTC is a two-year program that trains non-education majors to teach in high-poverty public schools in Mississippi while working on a master's degree at the University of Mississippi. Benefits include placement in a school with full salary and benefits, full scholarship for graduate school (tuition and books), and a notebook computer.

Prospective Middle School Mathematics Teacher Course Work Scholarship- Deadline: May. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to college or university students preparing for teaching middle school mathematics. One scholarship, with a maximum value of $3,000, will be awarded to a person currently completing their junior year of college or university, scheduling for full-time study at a four- or five-year college or university in the next academic year, and pursuing a career goal of becoming a certified teacher of middle school mathematics.

STEM Teacher Scholarships- Deadline: April. The AFCEA Educational Foundation is offering scholarships to students actively pursuing an undergraduate degree, graduate degree or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM  subjects at a U.S. middle or secondary school.

Teach for America- Deadline: September, October, December. Teach for America (TfA) is a national teacher corps of recent college graduates who commit two years to teach and to effect change in under-resourced urban and rural public schools. As a Teach For America corps member, you will be a full-time, salaried employee of your school district, charter school, or other employer. Your salary and benefits will be the same as other beginning teachers working for the same employer. You may also be eligible for additional financial benefits and discounts. Partnerships with AmeriCorps, education-related companies, and private retailers make these incentives possible for Teach For America corps members and alumni.

Tobin Sorenson Physical Education Scholarship- Deadline: April. Awarded to outstanding students who intend to pursue careers at the K-12 level as physical education teachers, adapted physical education teachers, coaches, recreational therapists, dance therapists, or similar professionals focusing on teaching the knowledge and use of the human body.

Engineering, Computer Science, & Technology

The ¡Adelante! MillerCoors Engineering and Science Scholarship- Deadline: July. All engineering majors may apply for this scholarship but preference will be given to Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering majors.

Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship- Deadline: December. The Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship recognizes outstanding undergraduate female students anywhere in the world who are studying computer science.

American Council of Engineering Companies California (ACEC)- Deadline: January. Every year, ACEC California's Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $7,500 each to deserving college students working toward a degree in engineering or land surveying.

The APWA Southern California Chapter Scholarship- Deadline: April. The APWA Southern California Chapter will be awarding scholarships to a limited number of qualifying undergraduates who have completed at least one year in a college or trade/technical school major that qualifies for a career in the Public Works field.

ASCO Numatics Scholarship- Deadline: April. Awarded based on the candidate’s potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the engineering, instrumentation, systems, and automation professions, particularly as they relate to the application of fluid control and fluid power technologies.

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship- Deadline: June. The program has specific scholarships for incoming freshmen and upper-level undergraduate students with a sincere interest in an automotive career.

Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship- Deadline: April. A $5,000 Minority Scholarship Program to help minority groups succeed in the environmental engineering industry

Buick Achievers Program- Deadline: February. If you have the passion to succeed-especially in fields of study important to the automotive and related industries-the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is looking for you.

CACP Scholarship Program- Deadline: June. The goal of the CACP Scholarship Program is to establish a conduit between CACP and the most promising students with design and construction related majors in local universities. Open to students that are majoring in the architecture, engineering, or construction related fields.

Cyber Security Scholarship- Deadline: April. Scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing academic degrees in cyber security, cyber attack, computer science, information technology, digital forensics, or electronic engineering from an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States.

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship- Deadline: December. Google is proud to honor Anita's memory and support women in technology with the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. Google hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field.

Google for Education Conference and Travel Grants- Deadline: Varies. As part of Google's commitment ​to empowering traditionally underrepresented groups in technology to build tools that change the world, we are pleased to offer Google Travel and Conference Grants for select conferences across North America and Europe.

The HENAAC Scholars Program- Deadline: April. The HENAAC Scholars Program addresses the immense need that the United States has to produce more domestic engineers and scientists.

HORIZONS Scholarship- Deadline: July. The Scholarship encourages women to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States.

Institute of Industrial Engineers Scholarships- Deadline: Varies by scholarship. IIE’s scholarship and fellowship program is in place to recognize graduate and undergraduate industrial engineering students for academic excellence and campus leadership.

Kelly Future Engineers Scholarship Program- Deadline: October. One winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship to be used toward eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board.

Microsoft Scholarship- Deadline: January. Microsoft scholarship provides a leg up so students can pursue undergraduate studies in computer science and related technical disciplines. Students must also demonstrate financial need.

NACE Foundation Scholarship Program- Deadline: January. The NACE Foundation’s Scholarship Program was established to promote the study of corrosion science and engineering, as well as to recognize academic excellence and aid deserving students who demonstrate a drive to succeed and become contributing members of the corrosion industry.

NACE International Scholarship- Los Angeles Chapter- Deadline: February. The NACE International Los Angeles Section is providing a $2,000 scholarship to a LA, OC, Riverside or San Bernardino County student majoring or going to major in the sciences or engineering. We read your essay, choose a winner, and then send a check in your name.

The National Hydropower Association Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship Program- Deadline: February. The scholarship goes to a promising young person who demonstrates the academic skills and commitment to help create the next generation of leaders in the hydropower industry.

Palentir Scholarship for Women in Technology- Deadline: December. Scholarships range from $1,500 to $10,000. Finalists are flown to Palentir headquarters in Palo Alto, California to participate in a two-day workshop with women to experience their work, culture, and the Bay Area.

Physicians Group Management (PGM) Scholarship- Deadline: June. A $1,500 award open to undergraduate students pursuing a career in computer science and who demonstrate an interest in the health care industry.

Pioneers of Flight Scholarship-Deadline: December. The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF) established the Pioneers of Flight Scholarship Program in 1989 to offer financial assistance and encouragement to young people in the pursuit of academic excellence. By making scholarships available, NATF's ultimate goal is to foster and promote careers in the general aviation industry.

Raytheon's Women in Cyber Security Scholarship- Deadline: March. The Raytheon’s Women Cyber Security Scholarship not only provides the opportunity for tuition and fee assistance but also the opportunity for a summer internship with Raytheon and an (ISC)² certification exam voucher with full educational package. 

Sande Scoredos Memorial Scholarships- Deadline: April. Applicants must be full-time students with a goal of pursuing a profession in animation, visual effects, or related technology.

SME Education Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: Varies by scholarship. Throughout the year, the SME Education Foundation provides several scholarships for advanced manufacturing and engineering programs.

Sony G.I.R.L. Scholarship Program- Deadline: March. Sony Online Entertainment awards $10,000 to one woman interested in the video game industry. The scholarship pays educational expenses to gain knowledge and skills in the video game design field.

Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC)- Deadline: January. SEAOSC will present scholarships to outstanding university students from select schools in the Southern California area (including Cal State LA) who are pursuing a career in Structural Engineering. Contact NISFeP for the application around November.

Toptal STEM Scholarships for Women- Deadline: November. Toptal supports aspiring female computer scientists, developers, and software engineers to achieve their goals via financial support and mentorship by top professional developers and designers.

TOYOTA/TELACU Scholarship- Deadline: February. Awards of up to $5,000 are funded by TOYOTA, our Foundation’s largest corporate partner since 2007, for undergraduate students pursuing degrees in Business or STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

United Negro College Fund Intel Scholarship- Deadline: January. Through a collaborative partnership with UNCF, Intel Corporation has established a scholarship program that helps ensure educational access and the reduction of the financial burden of attending college for talented students in need. In addition, UNCF works with Intel to identify qualified scholarship recipients who could potentially become future interns at Intel.

Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS) Program- Deadline: March. Multiple awards of $2500 are given to undergraduates planning a career in computer science, information technology, management information systems, or related fields. Winners are chosen based on academic performance, an essay, and level of participation in community services and/or extracurricular activities.

Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) Scholarships- Deadline: September. To encourage women pursuing careers in transportation, WTS offers multiple graduate, undergraduate, and community college scholarships to women in Southern California. Open to female students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a degree program in a transportation-related field, such as transportation engineering or planning, security planning, business management, finance or logistics with a focus on public policy.

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship- Deadline: September. The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship provides funding of up to $10,000 to minority students enrolled in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines.

*Health & Human Services

*Including pre-med & healthcare career scholarships

ACIL Scholarships- Deadline: April. The ACIL Scholarship Alliance, a division of the Independent Laboratories Institute, helps to ensure future generations of skilled employees for the laboratory testing community.

Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship Program for Speech Language Pathologists and Other Advanced Degree Programs- Deadline: February. Those awarded the Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship may receive *up to $50,000 for one year of school. If awarded, recipients agree to continue practicing full time, direct patient care at a qualified facility in California for a twenty-four (24) month service obligation.

Allied Healthcare Scholarship- Deadline: February. Those awarded the Allied Healthcare Scholarship may receive up to $8,000 for one year of school. If awarded, recipients agree to a twelve (12) month service obligation practicing full time, direct patient care at a qualified facility in California.

AMBUCS™ Scholarship- Deadline: April. Since 1955, National AMBUCS™, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to therapy students in their junior/senior year in a bachelor's degree program, or a graduate program leading to a master's or doctoral degree.

American Addiction Centers (AAC) Academic Scholarship- Deadline: May. AAC established these scholarship awards to provide financial assistance to college and graduate students pursuing careers in behavioral health and addiction—related studies. Students eligible for scholarships are those enrolled or will be enrolled in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/ family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues.

Annual Senior Care Scholarship- Deadline: April. A Place for Mom is proud to offer our annual $1,000 scholarship to university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology.

The Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners Scholarship- Deadline: April. The scholarship is for students seeking a career in Forensic Science.

Association of Food and Drug Officials Scholarships- Deadline: February. The recipients should have demonstrated a desire to serve in a career of research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to some aspect of foods, drugs or consumer product safety; should have demonstrated leadership capabilities; and must have at least a 3.0 grade point average during the first two years of undergraduate study.

Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship- Deadline: March. The Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship is awarded each year to non-traditional, fulltime students pursuing undergraduate degrees in nursing.  All scholarship winners receive a non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 payable directly to the institution in which they are enrolled. 

California Environmental Health Association Awards- Deadline: February. These awards are available on an annual basis to provide financial assistance to students interested in environmental health.

CalREACH Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship- Deadline: February. Those awarded the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship may receive up to $13,000. If awarded, recipients agree to a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California.

CANFIT Scholarships- Deadline: March. Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available for California African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students expressing financial need to study nutrition, physical education or culinary arts in the state of California.

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program- Deadline: July. For college freshman or sophomores enrolled in a 4-or 5-year college program, and who are looking for career experience in a dynamic environment.

The Crack the DAT Pre–Dental Scholarship- Deadline: September . The Crack the DAT Pre–Dental Scholarship will be awarding scholarships to help deserving pre–dental students. Applicants are required to be enrolled full–time seeking a career in dentistry and at least a junior in college (or graduated).

The Deloras Jones RN Scholarship Program- Deadline: September. The Deloras Jones RN Scholarship Program offers scholarships to students enrolled in approved nursing degree programs in California.

The Health Professions Scholarship Program- Air Force- Deadline: Contact a recruiter. Each year the Air Force awards scholarships through the Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP). It pays for tuition, books and most fees. The HPSP also gives students a monthly stipend for living expenses while they attend the school of their choice.

The Health Professions Scholarship Program- Army- Deadline: Contact a recruiter. The F. Edward Hebert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program. Qualifying students receive full tuition for any accredited medical, dental, veterinary, psychology or optometry program, plus a generous monthly stipend of more than $2,000.

The Health Professions Scholarship Program- Navy- Deadline: Contact a recruiter. The F. Edward Herbert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program is available to qualifying students who wish to earn professional degrees from accredited medical, dental, optometry, veterinary, psychiatric nurse practitioner, clinical or counseling psychology programs.

J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Scientific Scholarship- Deadline: April. The J. Edgar Hoover Foundation awards a scholarship to a deserving student who is pursuing forensic science and plans to launch a law enforcement career.

Minority Nurse Magazine Scholarship- Deadline. May. Minority Nurse has teamed up with NCEMNA to co-sponsor an annual scholarship to help outstanding nurses from underrepresented groups complete their studies toward a Bachelor or Master of Science in Nursing.

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and the American Academy of Sanitarians (AAS) Scholarship Program- Deadline: February. The purpose of the NEHA/AAS Scholarship program is to encourage early commitment by students to a career in environmental health and to stimulate past and present graduates to pursue post graduate studies in environmental health sciences and/or public health.

National Hispanic Health Professional Scholarship- Deadline: October. Open to students who are committed to careers in health care and enrolled full-time in dental, medical, nursing, public health, and policy schools. Applicants are not required to be Hispanic; an affinity for the health of Hispanic communities and an interest in participating in NHHF Scholars Alumni activities is required.

The National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program- Deadline: March. The NHSC Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students pursuing primary health care professions training in NHSC-eligible disciplines in return for a commitment to provide health care to communities in need, upon graduation and the completion of training.

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program- Deadline May. NURSE Corps Scholarship Program enables students accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate or graduate nursing programs, including RN to BSN Bridge Program to receive funding for tuition, fees and other educational costs in exchange for working at an eligible Critical Shortage Facility upon graduation. 

Nurse Journal Scholarship- Deadline: July. offers a $3,000 Annual Scholarship for those seeking to enter or complete their career in the Global Health field.

Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship- Deadline: August. An annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to an aspiring nurse who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program at a college or university. Scholarship- Deadline: August. is offering a $1,000 Nursing School Scholarship available to any student participating in a qualified nursing program.

Sertoma’s Communicative Disorders Scholarship Program- Deadline: March. For graduate students pursing advanced degrees in audiology or speech-language pathology from institutions in the U.S.

Siemens-ASCP Scholarship Program- Deadline: Fall. Scholarships can help build an accomplished body of laboratory professionals. ASCP and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics have partnered to recognize students for outstanding academic performance with the Siemens-ASCP Scholarship Program. These scholarships offer sizable amounts of aid based on academic promise. ASCP and Siemens Diagnostic Healthcare take great pleasure in providing these scholarships.

Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists Scholarship- Deadline: April. To recognize and encourage students to pursue studies to prepare them for a career in the forensic science profession.

Trios Health Scholarship- Deadline: December. Each year, the Trios Foundation awards scholarships to students pursuing degrees in healthcare-related fields.

TYLENOL® Future Care Scholarship- Deadline: June. For 23 years, the makers of TYLENOL® have awarded more than $8.9 million in scholarships to students pursuing an education in healthcare. 

William F. Austin Scholarship- Deadline: June. Starkey is pleased to offer the William F. Austin Scholarship, available to graduate students in audiology. The goal of the program is to support strong candidates pursuing clinical, teaching, and research careers in audiology. Up to six $10,000 scholarships will be available.

Natural & Social Sciences

The ¡Adelante! MillerCoors Engineering and Science Scholarship- Deadline: July. Awarded to Juniors or Seniors of Hispanic descent majoring in Biochemistry. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

The APF Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship- Deadline: May. The APF Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship supports graduate-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to help understand and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. The scholarship helps address research which shows that stigma is a significant barrier to treatment and recovery for many of the 50 million Americans living with mental illness. The amount of the scholarship is $5,000.

Department of Energy Scholars Program- Deadline: December. The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates to the agency’s mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a competitive edge as they apply their education, talent and skills in a variety of scientific research settings within the DOE complex. Appointments are available for a variety of disciplines at participating DOE facilities nationwide.

EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration- Deadline: January. The goal of the Educational Partnership Program is to increase the number of students from underrepresented communities who are educated, trained and graduated in fields that directly support NOAA's mission.

Los Angeles Geographical Society Scholarship- Deadline: April. The Los Angeles Geographical Society awards Scholarships each year to students who are outstanding Geography majors at local colleges and universities.

Keystone Symposia Scholarships- Deadline: April. Keystone offers graduate and postdoctoral scholarships for student pursuing biomedical and life sciences.

The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program- Deadline: March. The Aeronautics Scholarship Program (ASP) offers our nation's research leaders of tomorrow exceptional funding with optional internship opportunities.

The National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program- Deadline: March. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship Program- Deadline: January. This scholarship is to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities.

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program- Deadline: July. Awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Challenge Program- Deadline: January. Oak Ridge National Laboratory wants to pinpoint and capture some of the best new minds entering scientific and engineering fields today by using a unique competitive process, one that is attractive to students who want to be involved in grand challenge science and make a difference in the world. Participants in the ORNL Challenge program will have the opportunity to conduct research under many of the world’s leading scientists in the fields of clean energy, materials sciences, neutron sciences, nuclear sciences, national security, supercomputing, and computation. 

Science Ambassador Scholarship- Deadline: December. A full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math, funded by Cards Against Humanity.

The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program- Deadline: December. The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion.

Society of Exploration Geophysicists Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: March. SEG Foundation Scholarships are intended to encourage the study of the geophysics and related geosciences and to recognize students demonstrating outstanding academic merit.

(STEM) Majors Scholarships- Deadline: April. Scholarships of varying amounts will be awarded to students studying Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math majors or related fields.

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award- Deadline: July. This scholarship was created to help provide educational opportunities for the future generation of scientists.

SHPE Foundation- Deadline: May. The SHPE Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to enhance and achieve the potential of Latino students pursuing degrees in engineering, math and science.

*Professional Associations & Affiliations

*Membership may be required

All Majors or Multiple Majors

Association for Non-Traditional Students in Higher Education Scholarships- Deadline: January. ANTSHE seeks to promote leadership and campus involvement, academic and personal success, and community engagement by offering scholarships to its student members.

Golden Key International Honour Society Scholarships- Deadline: Varies by scholarship. Golden Key offers unique scholarships, awards and grants to members, alumni and advisors all over the world.

Phi Kappa Phi Scholarships- Deadline: Varies by scholarship. The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi's ongoing commitment to excellence is reflected in its awards and grants programs. More than $1 million is awarded each biennium to outstanding students, Phi Kappa Phi members and chapters through the Society's various awards competitions.

Arts & Letters

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Awards- Deadline: Varies. AIGA is the professional association for design, a nonprofit organization dedicated to demonstrating the value of design. Since its founding in 1914, AIGA has been raising awareness and standards “toward perfection of the graphic arts.” Today the organization, its members and its chapters honor design practitioners and their work in a number of ways.

Educational Theatre Association Scholarships- Deadline: April. The Educational Theatre Association offers a variety of options to recognize student achievement through its scholarship opportunities.

Business & Economics

American Institute of CPAs Scholarships- Deadline: April. AICPA offers many scholarship opportunities for accounting students at varying points in their academic careers.

California Association of Realtors Scholarship- Deadline: September. The C.A.R. Scholarship Foundation was established in 1948. The C.A.R. Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships three times a year in the Winter, Spring and Fall of each year to students enrolled at a California College or University for professions which are centered on, or support a career in real estate.

FormSwift Scholarship Program- Deadline: May. Create a Business Plan Infographic for a chance to win $1,000.

Healthcare Information Management Systems Scholarships- Deadline: October. The HIMSS Foundation annually awards scholarships to HIMSS student members who have achieved academic excellence and have the potential to be future leaders in the healthcare information and management systems industry.

National Society of Accountants Scholarships- Deadline: March. A funding resource for career development, lifelong learning, educational programs, and the future, the NSA Scholarship Foundation works to build career paths into and within the accounting profession.

Public Relations Student Society of America Scholarships- Deadline: Varies by scholarship. Annually PRSSA and the PRSA Foundation offer many individual scholarships to help enhance education. Whether through student academic achievement, diversity, professional ambition or desire to attend a National event, PRSSA provides the recognition and funding.

Society for Human Resource Management Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: November. Awards for SHRM Members.


Phi Delta Kappa International Scholarships for Educators- Deadline: June. Through the PDK Educational Foundation, PDK offers a variety of ways for members to get financial assistance for school, research, and education projects

Engineering, Computer Science, & Technology

Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) Scholarships- Deadline: May. ATCA Scholarships are a great opportunity to get financial assistance for tuition, books or any school related expenses.

American Society of Civil Engineers Scholarships- Deadline: March. Any student  who is majoring in Civil Engineering and is a member of his/her local ASCE Student Chapter, and is a Student Member of the Society in good standing at the time of application.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers Scholarships- Deadline: March. ASME scholarships are grants made to a student to enable or assist the student in pursuing an educational program in mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Scholarships: Deadline: Varies by award.IEEE offers a variety of scholarships, grants, and fellowships for IEEE Student members.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships- Deadline: February. SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States.

Health & Human Services

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Awards- Deadline: October. The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences' offers awards to its members.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: March. Progress in the educational and scientific advancement of dietetics inspires friends of the profession to make funds available for qualified candidates to receive scholarships through contributions to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation.

American Assembly for Men in Nursing Scholarships Deadline: June. The AAMN Foundation is sponsoring six $500.00 scholarships to Pre-Licensed Nursing Students who are also current members in AAMN and two $1000.00 scholarships to Graduate Nursing Students who are also current members in AAMN. These scholarships are open to male nursing students.

American Dental Association Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: November. The ADA Foundation provides assistance related to education through scholarships for predoctoral dental students and underrepresented minority dental students; scholarships for allied dental students (dental hygiene, dental laboratory technology, and dental assisting); grants to nonprofit organizations educating parents and caregivers about the prevention of early childhood caries; and awards to individuals with leadership potential who are working to improve the public's oral health.

American Dental Education Association Scholarships- Deadline: November. ADEA recognizes achievement and distinction among its members through an awards program.

American Medical Women's Association Scholarships- Deadline: Varies. All AMWA Student Members are invited to apply for the following awards and grants.

American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) Scholarships- Deadline: Varies. AOTF offers scholarships for students currently enrolled in accredited occupational therapy programs. 

American Osteopathic Foundation Awards- Deadline: April. The AOF offers a variety of scholarships and awards, special projects and programs, and grants for members of the osteopathic profession.

The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Scholarship- Deadline: April. The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors awards scholarships to forensic science students on an annual basis as approved by the Board of Directors.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Graduate Student Scholarship- Deadline: May. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation invites full-time students who will be or who are currently enrolled in a graduate program in communication sciences and disorders to submit applications in competition for graduate scholarships. Scholarships are available to students who are undergraduate seniors or students who are currently pursuing master's or doctoral degrees. Both research and clinical doctorate candidates are eligible.

California Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA) Scholarships- Deadline: December. Student members of CAPA are eligible to apply for a CAPA scholarship.

California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Graduate Student Scholarship Foundation- Deadline: November. The CSHA Graduate Student Scholarship Foundation is a California corporation formed as a Nonprofit Charitable Organization. The Foundation's primary purpose is to provide scholarship funds for qualifying CSHA student members pursuing a graduate degree in the fields of Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Communicative Disorders, and Audiology and to carry on other charitable and educational activities associated with this goal. *Must attend a graduate program in California.

Council on Social Work Education Scholarships- Deadline: Varies by scholarship. CSWE provides a number of funding opportunities for students and faculty members.

HOSA-Future Health Professionals Scholarships- Deadline: April. HOSA is proud to provide our members with the opportunity to apply for scholarships. Scholarships are generously provided by HOSA partners.

National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship- Deadline: April.  Scholarship awards are presented to NAHN members enrolled in accredited full-time LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs.

The National Student Nurses' Association Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: January. The NSNA Foundation awards over $330,000 annually in the General Scholarship and Promise of Nursing programs. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000.

National Association of Social Workers Foundation Fellowship, Scholarship and Research Awards- Deadline: March. NASW Foundation scholarships and fellowships help to provide the financial resources to support students pursuing a variety of social work specialties.

Physician Assistant Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: July. Over the years, the PA Foundation has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to PA students, benefitting more than 1,400 future PAs.

Society of Health and Physical Educators Scholarship- Deadline: November. The award is open to a master's level student who is currently enrolled in a health education program at an accredited college/university in the United States or a U.S. territory.

Society for Human Resource Management
Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) Awards- Deadline: September. The organization promotes healthy behaviors, healthy communities, and healthy environments through its membership.

Women in Federal Law Enforcement, Inc Scholarship- Deadline: April. WIFLE scholarships are awarded based on a student’s academic potential, achievement, and commitment to serving communities in the field of law enforcement.

Natural & Social Sciences

The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Awards- Deadline: January. The AAMFT Research and Education Foundation awards scholarships and fellowships to its members.

American Chemistry Society Scholars Award- Deadline: March. African American, Native American and Hispanic students planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field with outstanding academic records and a desire to pursue a career in the chemical sciences can apply for an ACS Scholars Award.

American Psychological Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: Varies by scholarship. APF gives scholarships, dissertation funding, research support, travel grants, and fellowships to launch careers for graduate students dedicated to the discipline. Student support ranges from $300 for travel support to $25,000 for fellowships.

Association for Iron and Steel Technology Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: December. AIST Foundation Scholarship awards are intended to attract talented and dedicated students and to encourage them to pursue careers within the iron and steel industry.

Association for Women Geoscientists- Deadline: June. This new program encourages young minority women to pursue an education and later a career in the geosciences. It provides financial aid and matches the student with a mentor in the same field who will offer guidance and support.

Marion B. Sewer Distinguished Scholarship for Undergraduates- Deadline: May. The Marion B. Sewer Distinguished Scholarship for Undergraduates offers financial support to students who demonstrate an interest in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology and enhance the diversity of science. Students whose social, educational or economic background adds to the diversity of the biomedical workforce or who show commitment to enhancing academic success of underrepresented students are eligible

Society for Neuroscience Awards- Deadline: Varies. SfN awards honor and support neuroscientists at all career stages. Prizes, fellowships, and travel awards recognize scientific achievement and discovery, outreach efforts, contributions to the field, mentoring activities, and more.

Military Affiliation

AFCEA War Veterans Scholarships- Deadline: November. Merit-based scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel) of the Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom Operations (years 2004-present) who are currently enrolled and attending classes in an Undergraduate program part time or full time in an eligible STEM major degree program at an accredited four year college or university in the U.S.

The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program- Deadline: March. Since its inception in 1942, the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) has been committed to helping Air Force members and their families realize their academic goals.

Marines' Memorial Association Scholarship- Deadline: April. The Marines' Memorial Association awards scholarships to U.S. Military Veterans of all branches.

Scholarships for Military Children Program- Deadline: February. Dependent unmarried children under age 23 of active duty personnel, reserve/guard and retired military members, or survivors of service members who died while on active duty (also see Heroes' Legacy Scholarship) or survivors of individuals who died while receiving retired pay from the military, may apply for a scholarship.

Raytheon Patriot Scholarship- Deadline: April. The Raytheon Patriot Scholarship will support U.S Army student veterans. This partnership will enable returning soldiers to pursue their education goals and position them for success in civilian professions.

Tillman Scholars Program- Deadline: March. Founded in 2008, the Tillman Scholars program supports our nation’s active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses by investing in their higher education.

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program- Deadline: February. Wells Fargo is strongly invested in supporting our nation's veterans, including a commitment to assist them in completing postsecondary education programs to help them return to, and succeed in, a competitive job market. The Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program provides scholarships to fill unmet financial need of veterans after military benefits and other grants and scholarships have been packaged by their school. This financial support will allow veterans to focus on completing their education and reduce reliance on student loans.

The VFW's Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship- Deadline: November. This scholarship provides eligible service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt.

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship- Deadline: March. The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship creates opportunities for service members and military families to achieve their educational dreams. Each award is for up to $20,000 and is nonrenewable.


Adam Greenman American Dream Scholarship- Deadline: June. Created with the belief that all students should receive a quality undergraduate education regardless of their economic situation, country-of-origin, or ethnicity, this $1,000 scholarship is open to all students. Preference is given to naturalized or first-generation American citizens.

AfterCollege Scholarships- Deadline: December. AfterCollege has contributed over $800,000 to scholarships and student activities in various majors.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Undergraduate Scholarships- Deadline: April. The mission of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation is to promote lifelong learning.

Auto Accident Law Firm Survivor Scholarship- Deadline: August. Appel Law Firm offers an annual scholarship to college and graduate students who have been survivors of car accidents and have overcome their injuries. The winner receives $1,000 towards their school tuition

BA Rudolph Foundation Graduate Public Service Scholarship- Deadline: April. A $4500 scholarship for female graduate students who are applying to or have secured an unpaid internship in the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area. Internships must be in the centered on government, public service, non-profit endeavors, and/or women’s rights.

California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) Scholarship- Deadline: June. The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) is pleased to invite all qualified California residents to apply for a scholarship. This scholarship program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses.

Custody X Change Single Parent Scholarship- Deadline: July. Each year, we offer two $1,000 scholarships to single parents going to college.

The BBG Communications scholarship- Deadline: June. The BBG Communications scholarship is designed for students between the ages of 16 and 21 who are currently in or will be attending an institution of higher education in the fall.

Best & Brightest Scholarship- Deadline: May. Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc. awards academic scholarships to aspiring undergraduate and graduate college students pursuing careers in public service related fields.

The Bruce Lee Foundation Scholarship- Deadline: June. The BLF Scholarship program provides financial support to students pursuing a higher education who understand, appreciate, and exemplify Bruce Lee’s passion for education, self-actualization, and honest self-expression.

Firefighting Scholarship- Deadline: July. A $3000 student scholarship to a college student of a firefighter who can embody what is it’s like to grow up with a parent in this occupation.

Golden Women Scholarship- Deadline: June. Golden Women Foundation provides scholarships based on need and exceptional citizenship. Women who excel in their community through volunteer efforts, whether they are new to college, currently enrolled or always wanted the opportunity to go to school to obtain a degree or further their careers may qualify for a scholarship.

Intercollegiate Studies Institute Honors Program- Deadline: January. The ISI Honors Program is a highly selective yearlong mentoring fellowship for fifty of the nation's most promising undergraduates.

IHS PhD Scholarship- Deadline: January. Each year IHS awards 50 PhD Scholarships to applicants intending careers in higher education or other academic pursuits whose work advances the principles of individual liberty and economic freedom.

Live Your Dream Award- Deadline: November. The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly known as the Women’s Opportunity Awards) assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.

Middlebury Language Schools Scholarships- Deadline: December. Middlebury Language Schools have offered 7-8 week long, summer intensive language programs for students from beginner to advanced levels for more than 100 years. Scholarships are available for students enrolled at Hispanic Serving Institutions, like Cal State LA. Recipients of these scholarships will receive funding to cover the comprehensive fee (tuition, room & board) for one summer of language study.

The National Council of Jewish Women/ Los Angeles (NCJW/LA) Scholarships- Deadline: November. The NCJW/LA Scholarship Program is designed to ease the financial burden of people who are trying to better their lives through education in the aftermath of trauma, loss and other setbacks. Our recipients have ranged from survivors of domestic violence to single fathers to first generation college students. Interested applicants must live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties. Applicants do not have to be Jewish to apply.

Southern California Mothers of Multiples Clubs, Inc. (SCMOMC) Scholarship- Deadline: February. Awards for multiple birth students (twins, triplets, or higher) or a mother of multiples. Must live in Southern California.

The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund- Deadline: May. The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund exists to provide educational grants and scholarships to women pursuing post secondary educational goals as well as ongoing professional development in order to support their career advancement and to help them become the role models, mentors and leaders of the future.

Study Abroad, Postgraduate Study Abroad, & International Travel

+The following prestigious opportunities require evaluation. Please contact the College of Professional and Global Education at 323-343-3170 for program information and application instructions.

AIFS HACU Study Abroad Scholarship- Deadline: October/March/April. The purpose of the program is to provide scholarships for outstanding Hispanic students to study abroad with AIFS. Students will receive scholarships of 50% of the AIFS all-inclusive program fee. Students must meet all standard AIFS eligibility requirements.+

The Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation Travel & Study Abroad Scholarship- Deadline: July or December. In hopes that a tragedy can enrich the lives of others, the Ashley Soulé Conroy foundation has been created to provide scholarships for travel and study abroad. Applications for the Spring Semester are to be received, in full, by December 1. Applications for the Fall Semester are to be received, in full, by July 1.

Boren Scholarship- Deadline: February. Boren Scholarships provide American undergraduate students with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation, in exchange for their commitment to seek work in the federal government.+

The Confucius China Studies Program Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship- Deadline: February. The Confucius China Studies Program Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship provides generous funding and support for qualified students who wish to pursue doctoral research in China. Funding awards range from six months to two years. Students from a wide range of academic areas focusing on China are encouraged to apply.

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program- Deadline: November. The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers fully-funded summer language institutes for U.S. university students and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.+

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship- Deadline: January. Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities.+

The Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship- Deadline: June. The Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship provides financial support for international students for up to 4 years to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field of study in Australia.

The Foundation for Global Scholars- Deadline: Varies by travel dates. The Foundation for Global Scholars serves U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to pursue accredited study abroad programs. Through scholarships for international study, we empower future leaders to become better prepared for the fast-changing global marketplace and interdependent world.+

Freeman Awards for Study in Asia- Deadline: Varies depending on travel dates. Freeman-ASIA accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.+

Fund for Education Abroad- Deadline: Varies depending on travel dates. EA is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship- Deadline: Varies, depending on travel dates. The Gilman Scholarship Program provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

HACU IES Abroad Scholarship- Deadline: November/May. Open to students who are currently attending a Hispanic-Serving Institution that is a member of Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities. Students receive up to $2,500 for summer and up to $5,000 for semester study.+

The Ibrahim and Queens College Student Leadership Program in the Middle East- Deadline: January. If you are an undergraduate student with leadership skills and a strong academic record, apply for a once-in-a-lifetime experience: a fully paid journey to the Middle East with Saudi Arabia and Israel as bookends, and Oman, UAE (Abu Dhabi and Dubai), Jordan, and the West Bank in between. Students will interact with a broad spectrum of national leaders, grass root activists, and social and economic entrepreneurs.

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants- Deadline: February or September. Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year. Open to any undergraduate student (you do not have to be a member) who has a minimum 3.75 GPA.

Study Abroad in Japan: Bridging Scholarships- Deadline: Varies depending on travel dates. The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan.+

STA Travel Start the Adventure Scholarship- Deadline: June. STA Travel has created $2500 scholarships for a study abroad program.

The Whitaker International Undergraduate Scholarship Program- Deadline: Varies by travel dates. The Whitaker International Program sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field.

The William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship at the American University in Dubai- Deadline: Varies by travel dates. The William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship at the American University in Dubai seeks to further the goals of the Clinton Presidential Foundation to strengthen the capacity of people in the United States and throughout the world to meet the challenges of global interdependence. In partnership with the American University in Dubai, the program will provide American students based in the US the opportunity to expand their educational and cultural horizons by studying in the Arab world.

UK Fulbright Summer Institutes- Deadline: February. A 3-6 week, fully-funded summer program in the UK for freshmen & sophomore students. Participants in these programmes will get the opportunity to experience an exciting academic programme at a highly regarded UK University, explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK and develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research and communication skills. Minimum 3.7 GPA required.

For official information regarding these scholarships (which supersedes any information provided here), please visit the corresponding websites.