960width 2020 grad school logo for mobile

Outside Scholarships and Resources

Consumer Affairs: Website with information about private student loans and financing education. 

Go Grad’s Guide to Writing a Winning Personal Statement: Resource for writing a good personal statement on Grad School applications.

Peterson’s Prep: Over 185 Courses and practice tests, including MCAT, PCAT, LSAT, and more.

Career One Stop: A scholarship search engine for Undergraduate, Graduate, Doctoral, domestic, and international students.

College Board Scholarship Search: A scholarship search engine that helps find scholarships related to a specific degree program. 

College Scholarships: A list of various scholarships specific to major, ethnicity, club, etc.

Fastweb: A national scholarship database to help simplify the search for relevant scholarships.

Finaid Scholarships: A database with various merit-based scholarships.

Going Merry: A scholarship search engine that links students with relevant scholarships.

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search: Register to be matched with personalized scholarship options.

Social Science Research Council: Fellowships and opportunities for students studying the social sciences. 

Student Scholarships: Scholarship listings with additional resources related to financial aid.

Student Scholarship Search: A helpful site for graduate scholarship search information and scholarship listings.

Ministry

CBE's Alvera Mickelson Memorial Scholarship: A $6,000 scholarship awarded to women pursuing a master’s degree in a ministry related field, including preaching, communications, writing, youth ministry, pastoral work, or nonprofit work. Deadline: June 13, 2022.

Moffett Scholarship: Dr. Samuel Hugh Moffett was an influential missionary, a Presbyterian statesman, an accomplished scholar of Christianity in Asia, and a beloved professor at schools in both Korea and North America. In honor of his enduring legacy, the UP Foundation has established the Samuel H. and Eileen F. Moffett Scholarship Fund. The purpose of this annually awarded scholarship is to carry on Sam and Eileen Moffett’s vision to reach the world for Christ. All recipients of this scholarship must be committed to the cause of world missions and evangelism, whether as a missionary or as a researcher in the field. Please complete the application form by July 4, 2022.

Psychology

Psychology Scholarships: A database for prospective, current, and postgraduate Psychology students, offering a range of scholarships and grants based on the student’s particular interest. Deadlines and requirements vary.

Illness or Disability

John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship offered to a college student who has battled leukemia or whose life has been affected by it. Students must write a 500 to 1,000-word essay on one of the three topics listed on the website and submit an official transcript. Deadline: December 15, 2021.

Scholarships for Students Affected by Cancer: Cancer patients and cancer survivors searching for scholarships. Requirements and deadlines vary.

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities: Scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities. Requirements and deadlines vary.

Military

Veteran and Military Family Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to college students who are active-duty service members, veterans, or a spouse or child of an active duty or retired service member. Applicants must write a 500-1,000-word essay on one of the topics provided. Deadline: June 15, 2022.

Minority Groups

Black Youth: Scholarship database for African American and other minority students. Requirements and deadlines vary. Requirements and deadlines vary.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities: A list of outside scholarships and resources provided by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. Requirements and deadlines vary.

Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships for Polish American Students: Scholarships available for graduate students who are U.S. Citizens of Polish descent. Deadlines and requirements vary.

Native American Students: A website with available scholarships for Native American students. Requirements and deadlines vary.

Women

Affordable Colleges Scholarships for Women: This resource lists many scholarships for women in a variety of different fields. Requirements and deadlines vary.

American Association of University Women: Various fellowships and grants for women pursuing a graduate education. Deadlines and requirements vary.

International Peace Scholarship for Women: Up to $12,500 in scholarships for women from other countries for graduate study in the United States. Deadlines and requirements vary.

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund: Grants for women from developing countries seeking to further their education, strengthen their leadership skills, and improve the lives of women and children in developing countries. Deadlines and requirements vary.

Single Mom Grants and Scholarships: Demonstrate head of household status and many targeting mothers with financial need. Deadlines and requirements vary.

Open Education Database Women’s Scholarships: A database of scholarships specifically for women, vary by specific interests or field of study. Deadlines and requirements vary.

Miscellaneous

Christian Grad Schools: ChristianGradSchools.com is offering a $5000 scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year AND a $2000 scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year to a new student who attends one of their member graduate schools or seminaries. Deadlines: December 15, 2021 and March 15, 2022.

Public Interest

ABC Fundraising Scholarship: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to students who have experience in volunteer or fundraising work. Applicants must complete a Volunteer Verification Form (provided via link) as well as craft an 800 to 1,000-word essay reflecting on their volunteering/fundraising experience, how it's shaped them as a person, and how they plan to continue their work in the future. Essays can include photos, charts or infographics where appropriate. Deadline: June 30, annually.

Florin Roebig Scholarship: A scholarship opportunity awarding up to 750 for a first-place submission, $500 for second place and $250 for third place to assist with student's educational expenses. Applicants will write a 1,200-word essay responding to the following topic: "Using your personal experience as a student living through a pandemic, what long term impacts will social distancing have on the overall culture of college students? What positive and negative changes can students expect to see when it comes to social interactions on campuses in the future? If social distancing, mask wearing and online events becomes the campus culture, is that good or bad? And why?" Deadline: September 1, 2022.

Institute for Humane Studies Scholarships: Scholarships for students passionate about the ideas of liberty. Various amounts offered. Deadlines and requirements vary.

KNR Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship: A $5,000 scholarship for a student who develops a unique and effective plan aimed at reducing distracted driving. Accepting a variety of media. A letter of recommendation from a teacher or faculty member is required. Deadline: March 31, 2022.

LA Tutors Innovation in Education Scholarship: A $500 scholarship awarded monthly to a student to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must submit a short essay on an innovative project they designed to make a difference in the lives of others (this could be a website, blog, app, fundraising event, etc.) Deadline: the 20th of each month.

OppU Achievers Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship awarded to a high school student, or a student enrolled at least part time in an Undergraduate, Graduate, or Trade school. Applicants must submit a maximum 500-word essay responding to the following prompt: "tell us why you’re an achiever. How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams—or the dreams of others—come true?" Deadlines: March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31, annually.

Super Money Financial Literacy Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students passionate about helping people improve their financial health and well-being. Applicants must write a 400 to 600-word essay on the prompt provided. Deadline: January 9, 2022.

Vocation

American Psychological Association: Various scholarships and grants for advancing the science and practice of psychology. Requirements and deadlines vary.

Charish Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. All majors are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants pursuing design and engineering related fields. Applicants must write a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and what they plan to do in order to achieve that dream. Deadlines: January 1 and June 30, annually.

Simmrin Law Group Scholarship: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to students who are passionately pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams. Applicants must write a 500 to 1,000-word essay on one of the topics provided. Deadline: June 15, 2022.

Vida Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship awarded to students pursuing careers in the creative industry including art, calligraphy, sculpting, 3D modeling, fashion designing and more! Applicants must submit an application and write three essays (500-750 words in length) on the topics: "What has inspired your creativity?" "In what ways have you used your creativity to make a positive impact on the world?" "How would winning this scholarship help you build your future?" Deadlines: October 30 and April 30, annually.

Miscellaneous

RCA Hope for Addiction Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write an essay in 750 to 1,000 words on the topic provided. Deadline: January 31, annually.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program: This program aids international students who are studying or researching in the United States. Deadlines and requirements vary.

Institute of International Education: The Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund is the only global program that arranges and funds fellowships for threatened and displaced scholars at partnering higher education institutions worldwide.

International Scholarships: An online database with scholarships for both Undergraduate and Graduate students, specific to location and degree program. Deadlines and requirements vary.

International Scholarships and Financial Aid: IEFA is the premier database of scholarships for international students and information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive scholarship and grant listings, plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad. Deadlines and Requirements vary.

Mobility International USA: An online source featuring scholarships and information on how to raise money for education, specific to exchange students looking to study in the U.S. Requirements and deadlines vary.