National Scholarships

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American Legacy Foundation Scholarship Program $5,000
Awarded to two undergraduate or graduate students who study at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. The awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following: a) a record of commitment to community service on behalf of an underserved community, preferably related to tobacco prevention and/or control and b) the best use of the visual arts, media, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages aimed at raising awareness of tobacco’s harmful impact. Due April 30th
Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship $3,000
Awarded to students enrolled in baccalaureate or graduate nursing or anesthesia nursing programs. Due March 31st
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship $3,000-$8,000
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship 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 abroad programs worldwide. Due March 3rd
Boren Awards for International Study
Scholarships awarded to American undergraduates for study in foreign countries and world regions critical to U.S. national security.
Buick Achievers Scholarship $25,000
The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program wants to reward students who have succeeded both inside and outside of the classroom—and who may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. It's a reward for what you've made of yourself and the difference you are making for others. February 28th
Bureau of Indian Education
Provides supplemental financial assistance to the eligible American Indian/Alaska Native scholar entering college seeking a baccalaureate degree.
Catching the Dream $500-$5,000
Formerly the Native American Scholarship Fund, provides scholarships to students who are at least 1/4 Native American. Due April 15th
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc. Scholarship
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. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply. Due April 16th
DTVPackages Modern Leaders Scholarship $500
The DTVPackages Modern Leaders Scholarship provides awards to students who effectively express the direction and quality of current television programing. Due January 31st
Families of Freedom
The purpose of the Families of Freedom Fund is to provide education assistance for postsecondary study to financially needy dependents of those people killed or permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11 and during the rescue activities related to those attacks. Due May 15th
Foster Care to Success $1,500-$6,000
FC2S administers a variety of scholarships and grants to help deserving foster youth achieve meaningful postsecondary education and a bright future. Due March 31st
Gates Millenium Scholarship
Provided by the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, this scholarship selects 1,000 students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. The foundation provides Gates Millennium Scholars with personal and professional development through their leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college career. Due January 15th
Government Finance Officers Assosciation Scholarships $6,000
Scholarship awarded to graduate or underaduate students who intend on pursuing careers in government finance and accounting. Due February 21st
Hispanic Scholarship Fund $500-$5,000
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund is the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic higher education. Founded in 1975, HSF provides American families with the financial and educational resources they need to achieve a college education and help America be more competitive. To date, HSF has awarded over $360 million in scholarships and has supported a broad range of outreach and education programs to help students and their families navigate collegiate life, from gaining admission and securing financial aid to finding employment after graduation. Due March 30th
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Up to $24,000
A federal program intended to encourage Constitutional education for political science and history students who intend on teaching social studies in secondary education. Due March 1st
Jeanette Rankin Women's Scholarships Fund
The Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund raises funds and awards scholarships annually to low-income women thirty five years of age and older who are in an undergraduate or vocational training program and have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves, their families and their communities. In working towards these ends, JRF continues the legacy of Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress and a proponent of peace and women's rights.
Jewish Foundation Academic Scholarship $1,000-$8,000
Educational scholarship funds from the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for college and graduate students. Approximately $500,000 is available for Jewish students who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers, and are in need of financial assistance for full-time academic programs primarily in the helping professions. Due February 1st
Marine Corp Scholarship Fund $500-$1,000
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides life-changing educational opportunities to the children of Marines. Scholarships are awarded to the children of active duty Marines, veteran Marines and Navy Corpsmen who serve with them, with special consideration given to applicants whose parents have been killed or wounded in action. Due March 31st
National Federation for the Blind $3,000-$12,000
The Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship and many others, is offered to students who are legally blind.  This is available to all incoming, undergraduate and graduate students. Due March 31st
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Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship $5,000-$10,000
awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life-science field. To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in an accredited college for university for the Winter/Spring 2013 semester. In addition to these qualifications, students must also be legal United States residents, meaning that students possessing appropriate Visa status in order to study in the United States are also eligible. Due July 31st