AICPA offers the $5,000 John L. Carey Scholarship to up to 10 recipients per year. The award is non-renewable. This scholarship is granted to students based on academic achievement, leadership and future career interests in accounting. For more information regarding deadlines, eligibility and applications, go to http://www.aicpa.org.
The Corcentric Scholarship will award $1,000 to the student with the best essay regarding ways to teach financial literacy to children. For more information, go to http://www.corcentric.com/contact/accounting-software-scholarship.aspx.
The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) offers scholarships to accounting and finance students. An IMA student member pursuing study in accounting or finance as an undergraduate or graduate student is eligible for the Memorial EducationFund (MEF) Scholarship and the Stuart Cameron and Margaret McCloud Memorial (SCMS) Scholarship. For more information, go to www.imanet.org.
The Maine Association of Professional Accountants (MAPA) is offering a scholarship for students majoring in Accounting. The main criteria for selection are financial need and GPA. Several other aspects are also considered, among them commitment to the profession and future goals. The scholarship is in the amount of $2,000.
The scholarship is open to residents of the State of Maine who are currently at least first semester sophomores.
Please visit www.ourmapa.org to download an application.
The completed application should be mailed to:
Bruce J Cort, EA
P O Box 1014
Windham, ME 04062
The Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts offers scholarships for undergraduate students (including high school seniors who will be freshmen in the Fall), and graduate students who will be attending accredited colleges and universities and purusing a degree in the area of agriculture/horticulture or related fields. Please go to http://gcfm.org/Education/Scholarships.aspx for more eligibility information and applications.
National Garden Clubs Inc. offers financial aid to students majoring in fields of study related to horticulture and the environment. Thirty-five (35) advanced annual scholarships were awarded in 2011 for the academic year of 2011-2012, each in the amount of $3,500. For eligibility requirements and an application, please go to http://www.gardenclub.org/scholarships/.
The Nell Goff Scholarship will be awarded to a student entering their junior or senior year or graduate school in the fall. Applicants must be Maine residents. Applicants should be students majoring in, planning to major in, or planning to take a graduate degree in horticulture, floriculture, landscape or urban design, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control and/or other related fields. Their applications will be judged on the basis of academic record, vocational potential, vocational interests, character and financial need.
The Timothy Bigelow and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship was created in 1988 to aid students from New England who are seeking a career in horticulture. Scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each will be awarded to up to three (3) New England students. For more information, go to http://www.hriresearch.org
The BigSun Organization is offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
Deadline: June 21, 2013
Amount of Award: $500.00
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.
Please visit http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
CoachUp is offering a $2,000 scholarship and $500 towards private coaching sessions. Scholarship details, application requirements, and terms & conditions can be found at: http://scholarship.coachup.com.
The Company Corporation is offering a $1,000 prize to the student entrepreneur with the best original business plan. For more information, go to: https://www.incorporate.com/business_plan_contest.html.
Mercedes-Benz Financial and EO offer The EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards to college students showing exceptional entrepreneurial skill and creativity. Students winning the regional award advance to the Global Awards. For more information, go to http://www.gsea.org/.
GetinBusiness! is offering a $500 scholarship to the student who writes the best short essay on entrepreneurship. For details and eligibility requirements, go to www.getinbusiness.com/blog/scholarship.
New England Employee Benefits Council is offering scholarships of up to $5,000 to students interested in a career in employee benefits. For more information and an application, go to http://www.neebc.org/scholarship-program.
The Maine Public Relations Council awards a scholarship to a college student attending an accredited Maine college or university and majoring in public relations, broadcasting, journalism, marketing or advertising. The scholarship is awarded in June. For more information, please go to http://meprcouncil.org/content/122/.
ASCO Numatics will award two, $5,000 scholarships to U.S. engineering students who are pursuing careers in industrial automation-related disciplines. Additionally, ASCO Numatics will make $1,000 grants to the engineering departments of the colleges in which the winners are enrolled. For more information, visit http://asconumatics.com/LiteratureRequest/ASCO-Numatics-Scholarship.aspx.
Al Qoyawayma Award Applicant must be a Native American or Alaskan Native, provide proof of tribal enrollment, and demonstrate skill in any of the arts. Selection is based upon financial need, letters of recommendation, personal statement, and transcript.
Maximum Award amount: $1,000.00
Deadline: June 1
Study Areas: Science, engineering
George Bird Grinnell
American Indian Children's Fund
P.O. Box 59033
Potomac, MD 20859
301 424-8281 (fax)
The American Indian Heritage Foundation provides scholarships to Native American high school graduates who have been accepted by an institution of higher education, are U.S. citizens, demonstrate financial need and provide information on tribal affiliation and grade point average. For more information, visit http://www.collegefund.org/ or contact:
American Indian Heritage Foundation
6051 Arlington Boulevard
Falls Church, VA 22044-2788
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society's (AISES') own scholarship program was established in 1983 in memory of A.T. Anderson, a Mohawk and chemical engineer who founded AISES with six other American Indian scientists. Scholarships are awarded to members of AISES who are American Indian/Alaskan Native college students pursuing academic programs in the sciences, engineering, medicine, natural resources, and math. For more information, please visit http://www.ncsu.edu/grad/financial-support/anderson.html
The American Political Science Association website has a wealth of information on scholarships for a variety of minority groups. Please go to http://www.apsanet.org/content_11666.cfm for more information.
Catching the Dream Inc. operates three scholarship programs for Native Americans:
For more information about each program, please visit http://www.catchingthedream.org/Scholarship.htm
APPLICANTS SHOULD CONTACT CTD BY PHONE OR E-MAIL BEFORE THEY APPLY.
Subject line: Scholarship Application Request
Phone: (505)262-2351 ext. 116
Mail To: Catching the Dream
Attn: Scholarship Affairs Office
8200 Mountain Road NE., Suite 203,
Albuquerque, NM 87110
The Cherokee Promise scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to low-income Cherokee students pursuing higher education. The Cherokee Nation Human Services and Education Services Groups have partnered to develop and administer the Cherokee Promise Scholarships. Please contact your Human Services area office for further information and for specific applications dates for each year.
If you have questions or need assistance completing either the Cherokee Nation Scholarship Application or the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), feel free to contact the College Resources office at 918-453-5465 or Toll Free: 1-800-256-0761, selecting option 5 from the voice menu, or visit http://www.cherokee.org/Services/Education/30836/Information.aspx.
DiversityJobs.com’s scholarship program for diversity and minority students awards $2,000 three times annually to currently enrolled undergrads or graduate students from registered schools in the US. For more information, go to http://streetsmart.diversityjobs.com/diversity-scholarship/.
The Gates Millennium Scholars, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. For more information, please go to http://gmsp.org/.
General Awards for Minority Students - a site for researching many different scholarship opportunities for minorities, including eligibility, award specifics, and how to apply.
The Hispanic College Fund College Career Institute is a retention program that serves as a one stop resource center that provides college students with financial, social and career support that will reinforce on-time graduation, and ultimately lead to a cohort of successful Hispanic professionals. During the course of the academic year, accepted students will receive a scholarship ranging from $500 - $10,000, advisory phone calls once per term, and graduation cards upon completion of their degree. For more information, please visit http://www.hispanicfund.org/programs/college/scholarships.
LatPro.com’s scholarship program for Hispanic students awards $2,000 three times annually to currently enrolled undergrads or graduate students from registered schools in the US. For more information, go to http://learn.latpro.com/scholarship/.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students based on academic achievement, financial need, personal strengths, and leadership. For more information and an application, go to http://www.hsf.net/innercontent.aspx?id=34.
MassMutual Scholars program offers $150,000 in scholarships to multicultural college students across the country. High-achieving African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Hispanic students interested in careers in the insurance and financial services industry are eligible. For more information, go to http://www.act.org/massmutual/.
Native & American Indian Scholarships and Grants
Indian Country Today Media Network’s Education- Scholarships page is an essential online database of Native and American Indian scholarships available to students. For more information, please visit http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/native-american-scholarships?gclid=CL6-k5md_a0CFSURNAoda0Kdvg
Affiliate Summit provides scholarships to U.S. college students. These Affiliate Marketing Scholarships are only open to currently enrolled students at a college or university in the United States. There will be as many as 10 scholarships awarded of $1,000 each. In order to submit for a chance to receive the scholarship, qualified entrants must submit an essay of 250-500 words answering the question, “What is your biggest frustration with online shopping and how would you suggest fixing it?” by June 1, 2013.
Winners will be contacted by August 1, 2013.
For more information, please go to http://www.affiliatesummit.com/affiliate-marketing-scholarship/.
American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Maine, offers the Education Chairmans Scholarship to a child, sibling, or grandchild of a Veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. This scholarship is awarded to a student entering his/her Sophomore year of college. For more information, go to http://www.alaforveterans.org/what_we_do/scholarships/Pages/default.aspx.
ATTSavings.com is offering a $1,000 scholarship to current and prospective college students. For more information, please go to http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship.
Autodesk has links to a variety of different scholarships/contests; many have an engineering or design focus. For information and links to contests, please go to http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/index?siteID=123112&id=17359857.
The AXA Achievements Scholarship, in association with U.S. News & World Report, provides $670,000 in annual scholarships to young people throughout the nation. Application deadline is December 1. For more information, visit http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html.
The B. Davis Scholarship will grant a $1,000 scholarship to a current or returning college student. This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors, as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. An essay discussing what you would consider to be the most important issue that society has to deal with in the next 10 or 20 years is required. For more information please visit http://studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.
Best Buy's @15 Scholarship Program is pleased to offer $1,000 scholarships to selected students living in the U.S. and Puerto Rico who will be entering college in the fall after their high school graduation. Scholarships are awarded to students in grades 9-12 who demonstrate academic achievements, volunteer efforts and work experience. For more information, visit http://www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com/scholarship.htm
BodyLogicMD is offering a $1,000 scholarship. Enter to win – just write about one of the following topics in an essay of 500 to 1000 words:
For more information, go to http://www.bodylogicmd.com/scholarship-contest.
The Boulos Family Scholarship is being awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, to Maine veterans serving in Iraq and Afghanistan in the post-September 11 conflicts. For more information and an application, go to www.boulosscholarship.me.edu.
BPW/MAINE Futurama Scholarships are awarded to Maine women who are continuing their education. Several different scholarships are available. Please go to http://www.bpwmefoundation.org/files/index.php?id=10 for more information.
Buick Achievers Scholarships are awarded to those who find success both in and outside of the classroom, yet are unable to attend college without financial assistance. 100 scholarhips each up to $25,000/year; 1,000 scholarships each at $2,000. The following are encouraged to apply:
For more information, go to www. buickachievers.com
The CableTV.com Psychological Impact of TV Scholarship is open to current or prospective college students who are enrolled or are planning on enrolling in a college or university program. The scholarship can be applied to any accredited U.S. university. Essays will be no longer than 1000 words in length and will be judged by professional writers. The criteria by which the essays will be judged are:
Originality and effectiveness of argument
Depth of information
For more information, go to http://www.cabletv.com/scholarship
CASE (Community and Sustainability Engaged) Scholarships (for first-year students only) $2,000 scholarships awarded to first-year students who have demonstrated commitment to environmental issues and community service. For eligibility requirements and application, visit www.sjcme.edu/CASE-scholarship-program.
Citizens Bank Trufit Good Citizen Scholarships will be awarded to 40 students who help others in their community. Go to http://www.citizensbank.com/scholarship/ for deadline and eligibility information.
The Clyde Russell Scholarship Fund was created by the Maine Education Association through a trust established by the late Audrey Lewis. It was the intent of the donor that the Fund "be used to advance cultural and educational opportunities for Maine people. . .in order to more fully develop their creative capacities in the arts, letters and sciences." The Trustees have designated two different categories of awards:
(1) Graduating High School Seniors
(2) Graduating High School Seniors who will Attend a Maine Community College.
In all categories the awards will be major in nature, not to exceed $5,000. The award for Community College students will not exceed $2,000. For more information, go to http://clyderussellscholarshipfund.org.
The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation "rewards students for demonstrating what they know!" Developed and administered at Nova Southeastern University, the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation (CKSF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that creates and delivers innovative scholarship and educational programs for students of all ages through the use of internet-based quiz competitions. For more information, go to http://www.cksf.org/index.cfm?Page=About.
CustomMade.com is offering two $1,000 scholarships to currently enrolled college students. A 1,000 word essay describing the benefits of buying custom made products is required. Please go to Custommade.com/scholarships for more information.
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarship Committee awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education. The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex or national origin. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training. For more information, go to http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm.
DirectTVBeatsCable.com is offering a $2,500 scholarship to current and incoming college students to help offset their out-of-pocket tuition costs. Applicants will need to write a 500-1,000 word blog post about the importance of technology in your life. For more information, please go to: http://www.directtvbeatscable.com/technology-scholarship.html.
Dish Systems’ $1000 Essay Scholarship will be awarded to one qualifying graduating high school student or non-graduating college student with the most provocative and well-written essay. Essays will be graded based on proper use of grammar and execution of ideas and argument on the student’s topic of choice by selected staff of Dish Systems.
How to Enter:
Choose one essay topic from the four below to write about:
The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is an annual competition designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world. Students are encouraged to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single-out issues and are rational arguments for ethical action. For eligibility and award information, go to http://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/prizeinethics.aspx
The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education provides interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need. For eligibility requirements and more information, go to http://evaleeschwarztrust.org/
Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund benefits dependent children and families of 9/11 victims, including airplane crew and passengers, World Trade Center and Pentagon workers and visitors, and relief workers, including firefighters, emergency medical personnel and law enforcement personnel. For information regarding eligibility, visit http://www.familiesoffreedom.org/.
Fastweb.com posts featured scholarships and a tool to match you to scholarships based on your profile. For more information, visit http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships.
The Gilman International 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. For more information, go to http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program
Hands Across the Mideast Support Alliance sponsors an essay contest for Middle Eastern and American Youth (25 and younger). The contest takes its title from a 1951 poem by Langston Hughes: What Happens to a Dream Deferred? The poem helped propel the civil rights movement in the US. For guidelines, eligibility requirements and award information, go to http://www.hamsaweb.org/essay.
Hotelscheap is offering a $2,500 scholarship for students entering a 2 year, 4 year, or graduate program. A 500 word travel-guide style essay is required. Entries will be judged by the executive team. Go to http://new-york.hotelscheap.org/scholarship/apply for more information.
JustJobs.com’s scholarship program awards $2,000 three times annually to currently enrolled undergrads or graduate students from registered schools in the US. For more information, go to http://academy.justjobs.com/scholarships/.
Maine Education Services has several scholarships available. Please go to http://www.mesfoundation.com/scholarships/default.asp for eligibility information and applications.
The Maine Fishermen's Forum Scholarship Fund was established for the benefit of immediate family members (son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter) of anyone actively participating in Maine's seafood industry. Undergraduates attending a two or four year college who are in at least their second year of their program are eligible for a $1,000.00 Scholarship.
Maine Media Women will award $1,000 to a high school senior who is planning to attend college and pursue a career in communication media. This scholarship is awarded on merit and is on a semi-annual schedule.
ELIGIBILITY: She must be a high school senior and a Maine resident. For more information, go to mainemediawomen.org/scholarships.
The Maine State Society of Washington, DC Foundation has established a scholarship program to recognize Maine students. Each scholarship will be in the amount of at least $1,000 and will be awarded only to full-time students who have completed at least one year of undergraduate courses at a four-year degree granting, non-profit institution of higher learning in the State of Maine, which must be listed as fully accredited in the latest edition of Accredited Institutions published by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation. For application and eligibility information, please visit http://www.mainestatesociety.org/MSSFoundation.
Maine Town, City and County Manager's Association (MTCMA) Scholarship Fund provides awards based on civic leadership, need for and proposed use of funds, and grades achieved in work related to civic leadership, public administration or community service. For more information, go to http://www.mtcma.org/about/Scholarship/scholarship.htm
Mensa Education & Research Foundation offers awards of up to $1,000 to students who will be enrolled in an accredited U.S. institution of post-secondary education. For more information, please visit http://www.us.mensa.org/featured-content/scholarships/
The National FFA Organization will award 1150 $1,000 scholarships. Scholarships are awarded for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. The selection process takes into account the whole student - FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. For more information, go to http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8810/national_ffa_organization_scholarships_scholarship.php.
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) awards scholarships and grants to outstanding students. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit and divided between two groups of students.
General Category I: Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Area of study: open.
General Category II: Those students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. For more information, go to http://www.niaf.org/scholarships/about.asp.
The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) makes more than $500,000 in scholarships available to high school seniors each year.
Students compete for NWTF-sponsored scholarships at local, state and national levels. All students receiving local scholarships for $250 will have the opportunity to compete for a state/provincial chapter-funded scholarship worth up to $1,000. State/provincial chapter winners will qualify to compete for a national scholarship valued at up to $10,000. Eligibility information for recipients and deadlines for each phase of the process are available at http://www.nwtf.org/jakes/xtreme/scholarships.html
New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC)'s Scholarship Program was established to further the aims of the Council to advance the knowledge and education of individuals in the employee benefits field, or those aspiring to careers in employee benefits. For more information, visit http://www.neebc.org/scholarship-program.
Online Colleges.org Support A Student Scholarship for Single Parents, the first scholarship of its kind, was created to financially assist single parents enrolled at top online institutions.
In an effort to greatly increase the winning odds for timely applicants, only the first 100 applications received after October 1 st, 2011, will be reviewed.
The winner, who will be announced on December 1st, 2011, will be awarded $10,000 towards non-tuition related living expenses for the January 2012 academic year including:
• Books and School Supplies
• Utilities - Gas and Electric
• Utilities - Internet
Any single parent enrolled is eligible to apply.
The applicant must also be receiving some other type of financial aid.
The scholarship, with further information, can be found at: http://www.onlinecolleges.org/scholarship/
Peace Scholarships in the amount of $500 are being awarded to two high school seniors or college freshmen. For more information, go to http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9945/peace_scholarships_scholarship.php.
Revzilla is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior, college freshman or sophomore. To enter, answer in 500-1000 words the following question:
According to studies, two-thirds of motorcycle-car crashes occurred when the car driver failed to see the approaching motorcycle and violated the rider’s right-of-way. Who bears greater responsibility – the car motorist to be aware of their surroundings, or the motorcycle rider to make themselves visible to car motorists?
For more information about entering and eligibility, please go to http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle-safety-scholarship-2013.
Rigid Lifelines™ is offering the second annual Fall Protection Scholarship Essay Contest. This contest was created exclusively for United States high school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited college or university and have an interest in workplace safety. Students from across the country are encouraged to participate by submitting an essay answering one of the following three questions.
Scholarship Experts.com has searchable information on many different scholarships. They have scholarships for both high school students and those currently attending college. Please go to scholarshipexperts.com for more information.
SMART Scholarship is offering a $25,000 scholarship. Only U.S. citizens are eligible and proof of citizenship is required. Students must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university. For more information, go to http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9459/smart_scholarship_scholarship.php.
Students in Service, a Campus Compact Americorps Program, encourages college students to perform valuable service in their communities, develop civic and workforce skills and earn a $1,132 educational award for 300 hours of service over one year. For more information, visit http://www.studentsinservice.org/students/st.shtml.
Talbots Scholarship Program - In keeping with its long-standing tradition of helping women succeed, the Talbots Charitable Foundation is proud to present the 2012 Talbots Scholarship Foundation and the Nancy Talbot Scholarship Award for perseverance and ingenuity, which is presented in memory of the founder of Talbots. This program empowers women to enrich themselves through learning and achieve a college education later in life.
The Talbots Scholarship Foundation will award $180,000 in college scholarships for the 2012 academic year, including up to seventeen (17) $10,000 scholarships and one (1) $30,000 scholarship to an extraordinary finalist demonstrating courage, conviction and an insatiable entrepreneurial spirit. For more information, visit https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/talbotswomen/instructions.php
The Top Ten List Scholarship will grant three $1,000 awards to U.S. students 13 years of age or older. Respond (250 words max.) "Create a list of your 10 favorite books and what they have taught you." For more information and to apply, visit http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx.
The Union Plus Scholarship is offering 120 $4,000 scholarships to students attending a college or university, community college or a technical college or trade school. Applicants for scholarships are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor. For more information go to http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9749/union_plus_scholarship_program_scholarship.php
USDirect is offering a $1,000 scholarship to the student with the best picture of school spirit and team pride. Winners will be chosen twice a year. For more information and details on how to apply, go to http://usdirect.com/scholarship.
VideoSurveillance.com is awarding a $1,000 Scholarship to one high school or college student for tuition costs. A one minutes video essay on how you would use video surveillance to create a better and safer community is required. For more information, please go to http://www.videosurveillance.com/College-Scholarship-Application.asp
The New England Direct Marketing Association Foundation (NEDMA) is pleased to offer students the opportunity to apply for the Direct Marketing Scholarship.
The program is desigend for a marketing, advertising, graphic design or communications student, attending college in New England, who will have completed his or her sophomore or junior year. The student must be seriously interested in a career in direct marketing. For more information, go to http://nedma.com/resources/foundation-scholarships.asp.
AACN - CampusRN.com offers $2,500 scholarships to nursing students pursuing a Master's degree. Applicants must register for free with CampusRN.com and must show demonstrated need of financial aid. For more information and to apply, please click the above link.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation offers scholarships to nursing students. For more information, please visit their website www.aanpfoundation.org or email email@example.com. Information may also be found by contacting the AANP at P.O. Box 10729, Glendale, AZ 85318-0729.
The American Association of Critical Care Nurses awards $1,500 scholarships to students enrolled in a graduate degree program in nursing. Please visit www.aacn.org or call (800) 899-2226 for more information.
The American Association of Homes for the Aging offers scholarships to students who seek further education toward the Registered Nurse status. Applicants must work in an AAHA member facility and pledge to work for one year in the field of long-term care nursing after completing their degree. For more information, write: Nurse Education Scholarship, American Association of Homes for the Aging, 901 E. Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004-2037.
The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses awards scholarships to students who are currently enrolled in a degree program to receive their Master's degree in nursing. For more information, write: AAOHN Awards, American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, 2920 Brandywine Road, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30341-4146, call (770) 455-7271 or visit https://www.aaohn.org/foundation
The American School Health Association offers nursing scholarships. To receive an application, send a SASE to: American School Health Assoc. Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 708, Kent, OH 44240 or visit www.ashaweb.org.
Ames Nursing Foundation Scholarship awards $1000 scholarships to students who have completed at least two years of study in a Nursing, Physical Therapy, or Speech Therapy program and who reside in Melrose, Stoneham, Medford, Winchester, Woburn, North Reading, Reading, Lynnfield, Wakefield, Saugus, Malden, Everett, Revere, or Chelsea. For details and application, call (781) 245-6065 or write to 43 Plymouth Road, Wakefield, MA 01880.
The Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) Scholarship. The purpose of the ANCA Memorial Scholarship Program is to award scholarships to students who are US citizens attending accredited baccalaureate or graduate nursing or anesthesia nursing programs.
Memorial: The 2012 scholarships will be awarded in honor of Captain Joshua M. McClimans, AN, USAR, who was killed in a mortar attack in April 2011 while assigned to the Combat Support Hospital at Forward Operating Base Salerno in Afghanistan.
Qualified students may obtain additional information by downloading the ANCA 2012 Scholarship Program Guidelines and Application from the website (http://e-anca.org). Email firstname.lastname@example.org, use the website "Contact Us" page (Departmental Routing: Scholarships) or write to:
Army Nurse Corps Association
PO Box 847
Manhattan, KS 66505-0847
The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) offers a scholarship to nursing students who are enrolled in educational programs leading to initial licensure as registered nurses.
For more information and to apply online, please visit http://www.aorn.org/TwoColumnInsert.aspx?id=21692.
The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses offers a scholarship for students pursing their BSN degree. Student must be a member of ARN and have experience in rehab nursing. Visit http://www.rehabnurse.org/awards/content/Scholarships.html for more information.
The Catherine E. Philbin Memorial Fund awards scholarships for the purpose of sponsoring the education of individuals interested in entering the nursing profession or furthering their education in nursing. For more information and an application, please contact: Josephine Veglia, P.O. Box 162, Hopedale, PA 01747-0162.
COSTEP - Federal Bureau of Prisons, Health Services Division awards tuition, fees, and stipends to nursing and physical therapy students. Loan reimbursement is available after graduation, also. For more information, call the Division of Commissioned Corps Recruitment at 800-279-1605 or visit http://usphs.gov/student/srcostep.aspx.
Discover Nursing is a website sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems, Inc. This site lists information about the Nursing profession as well as scholarship opportunities. Visit the website at www.discovernursing.com.
The Dr. Lorraine G. Spranzo Scholarship provides assistance to nursing students. To find out more, write: NBGHS of N. Alumni and Associates, Inc., New Britain General Hospital, P.O. Box 43, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT 06050 or visit http://www.cfgnb.org/GrantsScholarships/Scholarships/ScholarshipList/DrLorraineGSpranzoMemorialScholarship/tabid/228/Default.aspx.
The Emergency Nurses Association Foundation Scholarship Program provides scholarships to students pursuing a Bachelors or Graduate level degree in nursing. Applicants must be a member of the association for 12 months prior to application. Previous scholarships have been awarded in amounts ranging from $2,000-$5,000. Visit http://www.ena.org/foundation/scholarships/Pages/Default.aspx for more information.
The Fistal Family Nursing Scholarship will be presented annually to a Jewish high school senior who plans to become a Registered Nurse and is applying to a secondary school that awards an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. For more details, go to http://www.mainejewish.org/Section.aspx?id=2193.
The Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association, Inc. offers scholarships to students enrolled in state-approved schools of nursing. Funds are only available for graduate study if the student is obtaining a 1st degree in nursing. For more information, please visit www.nsna.org, call (781) 210-0705 or write to The Foundation of the National Student Nurses, Inc., 45 Main Street, Suite 606, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
The Gil Minor Nursing and Health Professions Scholarship provides $4,000 to MGH employees interested in pursuing a nursing or health professions degree. Please direct questions about the application process to Julie Goldman, RN, Program Development Manager at the Institute for Patient Care, email@example.com
GrantsNet www.grantsnet.org provides information about funding with resources such as grants and fellowships for graduate students.
Health Resources and Services Administration oversees a Nursing Scholarship Program. The Nursing Scholarship Program is a selective program of the U.S. Government that helps alleviate the critical shortage of registered nurses currently experienced by certain types of health care facilities by helping needy students complete their registered nurse training. In exchange for the scholarship, upon graduation, the newly minted nurses work at these types of facilities for at least 2 years. Please go to http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/scholarships/nursing/ for more information.
The Indian Health Scholarship Program offers financial assistance to American Indian or Alaskan native students enrolled in a Master's degree nursing program. Recipients must agree to enter into a service obligation with the I.H.S. upon graduation. For more information, write to:
Indian Health Services Scholarships Programs, Twinbrook Metro Plaza, Suite 100, 12300 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD 20852. Applicants may also call (301) 443-6197 or visit www.ihs.gov.
The Japanese Medical Society of America, Inc. awards scholarships to nursing students of Japanese descent. For details, visit http://www.jmsa.org/ or write Yuzuru Anzai, MD, 285 Central Park West #3W New York, NY 10024.
John. A. Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Predoctoral Scholarship Program This 2-year scholarship program supports full-time doctoral education for nurses committed to careers in academic geriatric nursing. Through generous funding from The John A. Hartford Foundation, the BAGNC Program awards a total of $100,000 ($50,000 per annum) to each selected Predoctoral Scholar. The Mayday Fund provides an additional $5,000 award to selected candidates whose research focuses on pain in older persons. The Scholarship Award term begins July 1st of the award year. For more information, visit http://www.geriatricnursing.org/applications/predoc-scholarship.asp
The March of Dimes Nursing Scholarship is open to registered nurses who are enrolled in a graduate program in maternal-child nursing. Four $5,000 awards are allocated. For more information visit http://www.marchofdimes.com/professionals/685.asp
The Mary Opal Wolanin Scholarship Fund offers assistance to students pursuing Gerontology/Geriatric Nursing degrees. All applicants must be members of the National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA). A $1,500 scholarship is awarded annually. For additional information visit https://www.ngna.org/
The Massachusetts Nurses Foundation offers a multitude of scholarships. To learn about them in more detail, call (781) 830-5745, email Cindy at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.massnurses.org/about-mna/mnf/scholarships
The Metrowest Community Health Care Foundation awards a maximum of $2,000 in scholarships for students pursuing or advancing their degree in nursing and clinical professions. Applicants must live or work at least 15 hours per week in one of the 25 towns in the Metro West service area of Massachusetts. For more information, please call (508) 879-7625 or visit www.mchcf.org.
Minority Nurse.com offers a substantial list of scholarships for minority students of nursing. You do not have to create an account to access the information. Just scroll down the webpage. Visit http://www.minoritynurse.com/scholarships
The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA) offers the Katharine M. Donohoe Nursing Research Fellowship to nurses or nursing students. The fellowship includes a $3,000 stipend to those interested in studying problems encountered by patients with Myasthenia Gravis (MG) or related neuromuscular conditions. For more information including requirements and application procedures, please call (800) 541-5454, email email@example.com, or visit www.myasthenia.org.
The National Association for Orthopedic Nurses offers scholarships to qualified nursing students to assist in acquiring a Master's degree. For further information and applications, write to: The National Association for Orthopedic Nurses, Box 56, Pitman, NJ, 08071-0056, call (609) 256-2310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners offers a number of scholarships to students enrolled in pediatric nurse practitioner programs. Scholarships range from $1,000-$5,000. Visit http://www.napnapfoundation.org/NAPNAPFoundation/GrantsScholarships/ for more information regarding eligibility and deadlines.
National Black Nurse's Association offers scholarships to nursing students who demonstrate participation in both student nursing activities and the African-American community. Scholarships are available for both bachelor's and graduate students. The scholarships range from $500 - $2,000. For details, write: National Black Nurse's Association, 8630 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, call (301) 589-3200 or visit http://www.nbna.org/
National Foundation for Long Term Health Care provides financial support to nursing students pursuing careers in long-term care. Applicants must be working for a long term care facility that is a member of the American Health Care Association.
The National Health Service Corps grants tuition, fees, and stipends to nursing students currently enrolled in school, as well as loan reimbursements after graduation. For information, visit http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/scholarships/.
The National Student Nurses Association, Inc. offers a scholarship with awards up to $2,500. Scholarships and grants are available to both Bachelor's and Master's students. For more information call (718) 210-0705 or visit www.nsna.org/foundation. Applications may be downloaded from the website, but applications can also be obtained by sending a self-addressed $.60 envelope to The National Student Nurses Association, 45 Main Street, Suite 606, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
The New England Navy Nurse Corps Association awards scholarships to deserving nursing students and Registered Nurses to continue their studies for a Master's degree in Nursing in the amount of $1,000. Applications can be requested from this address: NENNCA Scholarship Committee, c/o Maria K. Carroll, 22 William Drive, Middletown, R.I. 02842-5266.
The Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program (NELRP) offers registered nurses assistance to repay educational loans in exchange for service in eligible facilities located in areas experiencing a shortage of nurses. For more information call toll free (866) 813-3753. Further information can be obtained by visiting http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/index.html or by emailing Leola Bennett at email@example.com
The New England Regional Black Nurses Association, Inc. offers nursing scholarships in a variety of categories. For more information, call (617) 524-1951, write: NERBNA, P.O. Box 690, Boston, MA 02119 or visit http://www.nerbna.org/
Nursing Educational Funds, Inc. organizes and distributes funds to registered nurses for graduate study. For additional information, write: Nursing Educational Funds, Inc., 555 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019 or visit http://www.n-e-f.org/
Nursing Scholarships is a website offering information on various undergraduate and graduate loans for nursing students. There are also scholarships offered for nursing specialties. Visit http://www.nursingscholarship.us/
The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Ellen F. Washburn Nurses Training Award is given to a candidate pursuing an R.N at an accredited school of nursing in Maine. Financial need is an important factor in awarding scholarships.
Amount of Award: Minimum - $150, Average - $200, Maximum - $400
Application Deadline: 15-April
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior Award sponsored by:
Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Ellen F. Washburn Nurses Training Award
6 Juniper Circle
Gorham, ME 04038
Phone: 207 839 4723
The Phoebe Pember Memorial Scholarship is sponsored by the United Daughters of theConfederacy and is granted to undergraduate Nursing students. For more information, go to http://www.scholarships4school.com/scholarships/phoebe-pember-memorial-scholarship.html.
Sigma Theta Tau International/National League for Nursing Grant provides funding to support research that advances the science of nursing education and learning through the use of technology in dissemination of knowledge. Funding is available for up to $5,000. Previous deadline was in June for November funding. For more information, visit http://www.nursingsociety.org/Career/CareerAdvisor/Pages/scholarships_opps.aspx
Tufts Health Plan Nurse Scholars Program is a program geared to address the need for nursing faculty in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Previous awards of up to $10,000 were granted to be applied over three semesters. Applicants must be residents of MA or RI, 2nd year Master's or Doctoral student and must commit to teach in an academic setting in MA or RI for one year after completing successful completion of their degree. Previous year's deadline was March 27. For more information, contact Karen Nelson, vice president of clinical affairs, Massachusetts Hospital Association (781) 262-6006.
The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Defense Scholarship Program has been established by the Department of Defense to promote the education, recruitment and retention of rising junior and senior undergraduate and graduate students in SME studies. For eligibility requirements, applications, and more information, please go to http://smart.asee.org/.
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Northen New England Chapter offers the Steve Parker Memorial Scholarship for undergraduates or graduate students committed to a degree in Solid Waste Management, Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, or a related field of study. The scholarship is limited to students studying in state owned and private colleges/universities operating in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. For more information, visit http://swanachapters.org/nne/AboutUs.aspx
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is offereing two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships, to be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life-science field. To qualify, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in an accredited college or university for the Winter/Spring 2013 semester. For more information, go to https://secure.pierce-antibodies.com/PierceScholarship/index.cfm
The Leon Bradley Scholarship Program was established to encourage more minorities or persons of color to enter the teaching profession. Two scholarships will be awarded annually to assist minorities seeking their initial teaching certification and/or endorsement. For more information and an application, visit http://www.aaspa.org/scholarship.
The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) provides fellowships and a network of support to young adults who may be drawn to religious leadership. Please click the link above for a list of available scholarships.