We have compiled a list of over 300 scholarships from various websites. Each scholarship has a brief description and a link to the organization’s website. Please keep in mind that these scholarships are not associated with Goddard College in any way. Any question you may have about the content of the scholarship must be directed to the individual organization. Scholarships are organized alphabetically and can be reached by selecting the appropriate header at that top of the page.
The AARP Foundation’s Women’s Scholarship Program provides scholarship funds to women 40+ seeking new job skills, training, and educational opportunities to support themselves and their families. The AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program is available to eligible individuals with moderate to lower incomes and limited financial resources.
To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must be:
Age 40 or over
Able to demonstrate financial need
Enrolled in an accredited school or technical program within 6 months of the scholarship award date.
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at:email@example.com
Describe your educational careerandlife goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals. Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives
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. Two prizes of $500 each will be awarded, one in the undergraduate and one in the graduate category. Work will be judged on the basis of originality, quality of research, and effectiveness of argument or presentation.
iAdelante! US Ed Leadership Fund—iHispano Scholarship
Scholarship is open to any incoming freshman or college student.
Open to any major
Must be a US citizen or Legal Permanent Resident.
Have and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale).
Maintain full-time enrollment status throughout duration of the scholarship term.
Provide two letters of recommendation which express leadership potential.
Participate in Adelante’s Annual Leadership Institute
Purpose of Scholarships
AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.
List of financial aid resources for Alabama residents.
Alaska Commission on Higher Education
List of financial aid resources for Alaska residents.
Allied Van Lines
Allied Van Lines is excited to offer a 2015 scholarship program aimed at students whose area of study focuses on logistics and moving-related fields. We are committed to growing our industry and supporting the brightest students in logistics and moving.
5 individual scholarships will be awarded.
Individual scholarship award amount of $1,000 per winner. Total scholarship awards: $5,000
Award amount will be made out to the winner’s school in the form of a check, and mailed to the winner’s personal address.
Submit a brief essay of between 400 and 800 words, detailing why a career in logistics/supply chain management is your college major of choice. A personalized tone, referencing sincere firsthand experience and sentiment, is best—no need to be too formal. We want to know why you truly believe in logistics as the best career path for you!
Through the generous support of members and friends, the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation is able to offer financial assistance in the following five categories:
Scholarships: Merit-based grants for collegiate and alumnae members’ educational pursuits. Educational Assistance Grants: Need-based grants for collegiate and alumnae members’ educational pursuits. Member Assistance Grants: Grants for collegiate and alumnae members who are facing financial difficulty due to changing life circumstances. Love and Loyalty Grants: Grants supporting the educational, literary, and charitable pursuits of Alpha Chi Omega. Grant amounts vary each year and are based upon interest rates generated by the Foundation’s investments.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF)
At the heart of EAF’s commitment is the idea that academic excellence comes in many forms. There are three ways in which the Foundation carries out its mission: Academic Scholarships, Fellowships and Community Assistance Awards.
Miriam Fay Furlong Grant is awarded to a selected ATD
undergraduate member in good standing who will be a junior or senior next year based on merit and service to the organization.
The Alumni PRN Grant is awarded to a selected Alumni member or Member At Large, based on merit and service to the organization and who has been accepted into a graduate or doctoral program in a course of study to “enhance and further nursing service.”
To qualify for an Alston/Bannerman Fellowship, you must:
be a person of color
have more than 10 years of community organizing experience
be committed to continuing to work for social change
live in the United States or its territories
Beyond the basic eligibility criteria, the Alston/Bannerman Program seeks applicants whose work:
Attacks roots causes of injustice by organizing those affected to take collective action.
Challenges the systems that perpetrate injustice and effects institutional change.
Builds their community’s capacity for self-determination and develops grassroots leadership.
Acknowledges the cultural values of the community.
Creates accountable participatory structures in which community members have decision-making power.
Contributes to building a movement for social change by making connections between issues, developing alliances with other constituencies and collaborating with other organizations.
Alvin James Cox Memorial Scholarship
We are offering 17 individual scholarships, each worth $550 (USD). Several smaller awards will also be issued. This number is determined by the number of applicants. To be eligible for the scholarship you must either be enrolled in college (minimum of 3 hours / one class), or have been accepted for admission to a university. High school seniors who are enrolled in dual credit courses are also eligible to apply.
All students may apply regardless of their race, nationality or parents’ financial status. We ask that each student who wishes to apply write a brief essay. The essay should be sized 12 font, and no longer than two pages single-spaced (four pages double). The essay must be based on the following topic:
Your reason for deciding to pursue a college degree - Discuss any factors that influenced your decision to pursue a college degree. Has anybody played a role in influencing your decision? You may also discuss how and why you selected your major (if declared).
American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults—Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship
The American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults annually sponsors the largest scholarship granted in the United States to a legally blind person*. Named the Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship, it honors the man who changed perceptions regarding the capabilities of the blind in this country and throughout the world. Dr. Jernigan, who was active in affairs of the blind for over half a century, taught that with proper training in the skills of blindness and a proper attitude toward blindness, any blind person can be as successful as a similarly situated sighted person. Finally, Dr. Jernigan taught that the real barrier to success as a blind person is the public’s misconceptions concerning blindness, often shared and even affirmed by the blind themselves.The Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship is given annually to a legally blind student who exemplifies the fruits of Dr. Jernigan’s teachings. The Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship is valued at $12,000.
American Art Therapy Association
AATA Anniversary Scholarship Fund (1 award)
Available to a student with a current GPA of at least 3.25 who can demonstrate financial need and acceptance and or enrollment in an AATA approved graduate art therapy program.
Myra Levick Scholarship Fund (1 award)
Available to a student with a current GPA of at least 3.00 who can demonstrate financial need and acceptance and or enrollment in an AATA approved art therapy program.
Rawley Silver Award for Excellence (1 award)
Available to a student whose academic record or prior experience is deemed excellent (3.50) who can demonstrate financial need and acceptance and or enrollment in an AATA approved art therapy program. Where there is no financial need, a $100 honorarium will be granted.
Cay Drachnik Minorities Fund (1 award)
Specifically designed for the purchase of books, this fund is available to members of an ethnic minority group who can demonstrate financial need and acceptance and or enrollment in an AATA approved art therapy program.
Pearlie Roberson Award (1 award)
Specifically designed to provide financial support for a project, undertaken by a student or professional member of AATA that targets multicultural aspects and capacities of art therapy.
American Assoc. of Family & Consumer Sciences
The field of family and consumer sciences (FCS) encompasses the study of relationships among people and their personal environments in order to strengthen communities and advance the well-being of individuals and families over their lifespan. FCS is rooted in the arts, social and natural sciences, and humanities. In order to address challenges related to the health of individuals, families, and communities, FCS uses integrative, interdisciplinary approaches that consider individuals and families in the context of their environments. The Association awards fellowships to individuals who have exhibited the potential to make contributions to the family and consumer sciences profession.
American Assoc. of Physics Teachers
The AAPT Executive Board offers two scholarships for future high school physics teachers. These scholarships, supported by an endowment funded by Barbara Lotze, are available only to U.S. citizens attending U.S. schools. Undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, in physics teacher preparation curricula and high school seniors entering such programs are eligible. The two successful applicants will each receive a stipend of up to $2,000. The scholarship may be granted to an individual for each of four years.
The Leon Bradley Scholarship Program was established to encourage more minorities or persons of color to enter the teaching profession. AASPA believes that it is of benefit for all students to experience diversity among the teachers who serve as role models for our students. Thus, AASPA will annually award two scholarships to assist minorities seeking their initial teaching certification and/or endorsement. One scholarship will be for $2000 granted for a minority college student’s final year, which includes student teaching. The second scholarship will be for $1000 granted for a minority paraprofessional career-changer in his/her final year of teacher preparation. The application is available on AASPA’s website. To apply online, visit www.aaspa.org and click on the Leon Bradley Scholarship button in the left column.
Career Development Grants support women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance their careers, change careers, or re-enter the work force. Special consideration is given to women of color, and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields. Grants provide support for course work beyond a bachelor’s degree, including a master’s degree, second bachelor’s degree, or specialized training in technical or professional fields. Funds are available for distance learning. Course work must be taken at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States, or at a technical school that is fully licensed or accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. Funds are not available for PhD-level work.
Community Action Grants
Community Action grants provide funds to individuals, AAUW branches and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls.
One-Year Grants ($2,000-$7,000 over one year) One-year grants provide seed money for new projects. Topic areas are unrestricted, but should include a clearly defined activity that promotes education and equity for women and girls.<
Two-Year Grants ($5,000-$10,000 over two years) Two-year grants provide start-up funds for longer-term programs that address the particular needs of the community and develop girls’ sense of efficacy through leadership or advocacy opportunities. Topic areas are unrestricted, but should include a clearly defined activity that promotes education and equity for women and girls. Applicants must be women who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Nonprofit organizations must be based in the United States. Grant projects must have direct public impact, be nonpartisan, and take place within the United States or its territories.
Master’s/Professional Fellowship $18,000
Doctorate Fellowship $20,000
Postdoctoral Fellowship $30,000
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. Several fellowships are available for study outside of the U.S.
American Business Women’s Assoc.
Established in 1953, the fund’s objective is to help women achieve their business or professional goals through education. Since its inception, SBMEF has awarded more than 13,000 scholarships totaling more than $12.5 million.
College juniors, seniors and graduate students who have demonstrated an interest in and aptitude for copy editing have until Nov. 15 to apply for several scholarships awarded each year by the ACES Education Fund, an affiliate of the American Copy Editors Society.
All legally blind, full-time students admitted to academic and vocational training programs at the post-secondary level are encouraged to apply for one of these scholarships. Part-time students who are working full-time are also invited to apply for the John Hebner Memorial Scholarship. A cumulative grade point average of 3.3 is generally required, but extenuating circumstances may be considered for certain scholarships. Applicants must be legally blind in both eyes. We will determine which scholarships you qualify for based on the information you provide on your application. It is not necessary for you to submit more than one application.
American Federation of Police and Concerned Citizens
Each year, AFP&CC, through the Police Family Survivors Fund, awards hundreds of scholarships in the amount of $1,500 per year to surviving sons and daughters of police officers killed in the line of duty. This nationwide program provides assistance to high school graduates attending a traditional four-year college, university, technical or vocational educational institution for a total of $6,000 in scholarship funds per student over four years.
All applications and supporting documents are due by May 1 and October 1 each year.
American Foundation for the Blind
Scholarships in the Field of Rehabilitation and/or Education of Persons who are Blind or Visually Impaired:
The Delta Gamma Foundation Florence Margaret Harvey Memorial Scholarship: One (1) scholarship of $1,000 to an undergraduate or graduate student in the field of rehabilitation or education of persons who are blind or visually impaired.
The Rudolph Dillman Memorial Scholarship: A one-time award not open to previous recipients. It provides four (4) scholarships of $2,500 each to undergraduates or graduates who are studying full-time in the field of rehabilitation or education of persons who are blind and/or visually impaired. One of these awards is reserved specifically for a student who presents proof of economic need (Student Aid Report required).
Scholarship for Engineering or Computer, Physical, or Life Sciences:
The Paul and Helen Ruckes Scholarship: Provides one (1) scholarship of $1,000 to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the field of engineering or in computer, physical, or life sciences.
Scholarship for Literature or Music:
The R.L. Gillette Scholarship: Two (2) scholarships of $1,000 each to women who are enrolled in a full-time four-year undergraduate degree program in literature or music. In addition to the general requirements, Gillette applicants must submit with their supporting documents: A performance tape/CD not to exceed 30 minutes, or a creative writing sample.
General Subject Scholarships:
The Guide Dogs for the Blind Dorthea and Roland Bohde Personal Achievement Scholarship provides one (1) scholarship of $1,000 to a full-time undergraduate student in any field of study.
The Karen D. Carsel Memorial Scholarship provides one (1) scholarship of $500 to a full-time graduate student who presents evidence of economic need. (Student Aid Report required.)
The Ferdinand Torres Scholarship provides one (1) scholarship of $2,500 to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student. Strong preference will be given to new immigrants to the United States, and to those residing in the New York City metropolitan area. To be eligible the applicant must reside in the United States, but need not be a citizen of the United States. In addition to the general requirements, Torres applicants must submit with their supporting documents: Evidence of economic need; Proof of residence in the United States (e.g. telephone bill; utility bill); Immigrants must include a description of country of origin and reason for coming to the U.S. (To be included in Part Four of the application essay).
The AHEPA Educational Foundation (AEF) has scholarship programs, which were established to promote, encourage, induce and advance education at the college, university and graduate school level. The applicant is of Greek descent or a member or son or daughter of a member, in good standing, of AHEPA, the Daughters of Penelope, Sons of Pericles or the Maids of Athena; and
A high school graduate or a high school senior planning to attend, full time, an accredited college or university during the current calendar year; or
A college student currently attending an accredited college or university and will continue to attend, full time, during the calendar year; or
A college or university graduate planning to attend, full time, a graduate or professional degree program during the calendar year.
The American Indian College Fund was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending tribal colleges, and to fund and create awareness about the community-based accredited tribal colleges and universities that offer students access to knowledge and skills alongside Native culture, language, and values.
The American Indian College Fund also provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending any other accredited public and non-profit private college all across the United States.
Separate scholarships are available for:
undergraduates attending tribal colleges
undergraduates attending non-tribal colleges
graduate students attending any colleges
A list of scholarships designated for particular populations or institutions is available at: http://www.collegefund.org/content/full_circle_scholarships_listings#TCU_Special
American Indian Graduate Center
The American Indian Graduate Center, Inc. announces the availability of fellowships and loans for service to American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students.
American Indian Services
Since 1958, AIS has designed many valuable programs which assist them towards self-sufficiency and building better communities. Chief among these is providing scholarships for needy Native Americans to attend colleges and vocational schools.
Scholarship information is at https://secure.mytechsupport.com/~ais/students_application.html
You must be a Junior Member or Lifetime Member of the American Jersey Cattle Association. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4-point scale) is required to apply for these scholarships. A copy of the most recent transcript(s) listing all completed coursework must be included with the scholarship application. Applications will not be considered without receipt of transcript(s). Cedarcrest Farms Scholarship: undergraduate and graduate students seeking a degree in large animal veterinary practice, dairy production, dairy manufacturing, or dairy product marketing.
American Psychological Foundation
Psychology cannot thrive without nourishing our most intelligent and inquiring minds to pursue the discipline. To this end, the Foundation supports a number of programs aimed at helping graduate students further their education in psychology. Multiple scholarships are listed on the site above.
Children of workers killed or permanently disabled in work zone accidents are eligible for the Foundation’s annual scholarships in support of higher education (college or vocational). Parents with custody or legal guardianship of surviving children are also eligible.
The American Water Ski Educational Foundation was chartered in 1968. It is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit public foundation dedicated to the preservation of the traditions of one of America’s most popular family recreational activities, and to the encouragement of and education in the safe enjoyment of the challenges of water skiing.
Sovereign Grand Commander’s Scholarship Scholarship Amount: Amount awarded will vary
Eligibility: No Masonic background required; Accepted enrollment at accredited institutions authorized to grant degrees in the United States Application Deadline: All relevant materials must be received by April First
Public School Administration Scholarship Scholarship Amount: $6,000 per year for two years
Eligibility: No Masonic background required; Mid-career individuals committed to public school education; MA or MS Degree Application Deadline: All relevant materials must be received by April First
Shepherd Scholarship Scholarship Amount: $1,500 per year for a maximum of four years
Eligibility: No Masonic background required; Accepted enrollment at an accredited institution in the United States Application Deadline: All relevant materials must be received by April 1
Andrew Sobel River of Life Foundation
A juried competition for young survivors of a catastrophic illness. Young people who are diagnosed with a life threatening illness experience an agonizing and extraordinary journey, and one common consequence is isolation from their peers. In recognition of Andre’s struggle with this challenge, and realizing that this happens all too often for others, the Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation offers an annual Essay Award to young survivors of a catastrophic illness.
Sustainable and organic agriculture is at the very root of our philosophy: Planet to Food. Food to People. People to Planet. We believe that healthy soils and healthy farms are the foundation for healthy foods, which help make healthy people! Therefore, we’re proud to support the next generation of farmers. Our scholarship program assists undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing studies in Sustainable and Organic Agriculture.
Annie’s Homegrown Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship Program is open to full time undergraduate and graduate students beginning or returning to an accredited 2 or 4 year technical or college program or graduate school in the U.S. for the 2010/2011 school year. Students must be focusing on classes in sustainable agriculture. International students may apply as long as they are studying at a U.S. school.
If you are chosen to receive an award, you will be notified by a phone call and email by March, and funds will be dispersed directly to your school on or around June 15th.
Arab American Institute Foundation—Helen Abbott Community Service Awards
The Helen Abbott Community Service Awards honor students and student organizations whose devotion to community service, selfless acts of care, and interest in improving the quality of life for others reflect the life of the Awards’ namesake. Three awards are presented annually: one $1,000 prize to a student and two $500 grants to student organizations with impressive community service records. Organizational community service projects include, but are not limited to: community improvement and service projects such as park clean-ups, recycling programs, volunteering in shelters, tutoring programs, food/toy drives, and ethnic/cultural outreach.
Arab American Institute Foundation—Raymond Jallow Award
The Raymond Jallow Awards for Public Service are presented to two deserving candidates whose committment to public service reflects the life of the Awards’ namesake. A maximum of two $500 grants are given annually to students and adults who are actively involved in or plan to participate in public service. Examples of activities include preparing for foreign service, clerking for a judge, running for office, and specializing in public administration. Completed applications must be received by March 14. Finalists will be chosen by the Review Committee of the Arab American Institute Foundation.
Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education
List of financial aid resources for Arizona residents.
Arkansas Department of Higher Education
List of financial aid resources for Arkansas residents.
List of arts competitions, awards, art contests
Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is the nation’s largest 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides college scholarships to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs) with financial need.
Applicants must be full time students at an accredited school from the Continental US or Alaska. Send one application package only. Students will be considered for all scholarships we feel you are qualified for. Send only the information requested. Additional information will not be considered and may hinder review of your application. Students are eligible to receive one scholarship per year. Funding is for both fall and spring semesters. We do not fund semesters separately. Please do not apply if you are a December graduate. Documents cannot be returned (do not send original CIB or tribal enrollment). If you are selected you will be notified by mail. Due to the number of applications received we do not send regret letters. Grantees will also be posted on the website as they are awarded.
Association of Asian Studies
Multiple scholarships for Asian Studies.
Association of Black Women Historians–Drusilla Dunjee Houston Award
The Drusilla Dunjee Houston Memorial Scholarship Award is a $300 cash award administered by the Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH). It is open to black women graduate students in history or a related field. Requirements for Applicants: Black women graduate students currently pursuing a M.A. degree or Ph.D. degree in history or a related field.
Association of Blind Citizens Scholarship Program
The Association of Blind Citizens will offer ten thousand dollars in college scholarships to legally blind individuals seeking a college degree. The Reggie Johnson Memorial Scholarship will be valued at $2000 and eight $1000 scholarships will be available. The scholarship may be applied to tuition, living expenses or related expenses resulting from blindness.
Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind
Every biennium, AER offers two scholarships to individuals attending school with the goal of studying for a career in the field of providing services to the blind and visually impaired. In addition, at each biennial conference, AER recognizes outstanding achievements in the field through our prestigious awards program.
Entrant must be enrolled in college/university or 12th grade at the time of entry.
Contest is open to students worldwide.
A stapled cover sheet MUST include: name and address of entrant; entrant’s e-mail address (if available); name and address of entrant’s university; topic selected (1, 2 or 3 from list above); and your declared major.
Essay must be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length, and must be typewritten and double-spaced. One entry per student, please.
Essay must be solely the work of the entrant.
All entries become the property of the Ayn Rand Institute and will not be returned. Winners and other participants will be notified in November.
The recipient will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship to be applied to qualified expenses, including graduate and undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board. Funds are provided by ATTSavings.com. Payments are issued by All Home Connections, made payable to the student’s approved college or university and mailed directly to the accredited college or university last designated by the student.
Scholarships Under B
Beans for Brains Scholarship Program
Students that know how to knit, crochet and/or sew AND are attending an approved accredited institution of higher education, graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate and professional school students in any course of study are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens and plan to attend an accredited school within the U.S
We are proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. The successful applicant will be currently involved in athletics in some capacity, either for their school or for their community. Amount of Award - $500.00
Billy Barty Foundation
10222 Crosby Road
Harrison, OH 45030
Open to high school seniors, high school graduates, and students currently enrolled in a 4-year college or university who are less than 4 feet 10 inches tall. Their parents and siblings are also eligible. Selection is based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Deadline is October of each year.