Sep 21, 2017

College Undergraduate Scholarships

Check out our updated list of scholarships, sorted by eligible subject major. 

1. Accounting Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship  $9,000 2 February
Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship $9,000 4 February
Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship $14,000 1 February
AICPA Scholarship Award for Minority Accounting Students $1,000 – $5,000 10 April
NSA Scholarship $500 – $2,200 32 April
AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship $10,000 4 April
AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students  $12,000 22 May
Actuary of Tomorrow Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship $7,500 1 June
KPMG Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarship $10,000 10 October

 

2. Actuarial Studies Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
Actuarial Diversity Scholarship $1,000 – $4,000 60 January
Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship $9,000 1 January
Actuary of Tomorrow Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship  $7,500  1 June

 

3. Agriculture, Farming, Fishing, Forestry, and Landscape Architecture Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
The Garden Club of America Awards in Tropical Botany $5,500 2 January
The Frances M. Peacock Scholarship for Native Bird Habitat $4,500 1 January
The Garden Club of America Zone VI Fellowship in Urban Forestry $5,000 1 January
McConnel Family Endowment for Veterinary Studies $1,000 3 February
Corliss Knapp Engle Scholarship in Horticulture $3,000 1 February
ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarships $5,000 3 February
The Garden Club of America (GCA) Board of Associates Centennial Pollinator Fellowship $4,000 1 February
Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship $5,000 1 February
Landscape Forms Design for People Scholarship $3,000 1 February
LAF Honor Scholarship in Memory of Joe Lalli, FASLA $20,000 1 February
American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) Traditional Scholarship Varies 28 March
ACEC Scholarship Program For Students Entering The 2017 Academic Year Varies 6 March
ASEV Presidents’ Award for Scholarship in Enology and Viticulture $12,500 2 March
Ball Horticultural Company Scholarship $500 – $800 1 May
Mugget Scholarship $1,500 1 May
Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship $4,000 1 May
Horticultural Research Institute Spring Meadow Scholarship $3,000 3 May
Bryan A. Champion Memorial Scholarship $1,000 1 May
Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship $3,000 1 May
NPFDA Scholarship $2,500 5 May

 

4. Architecture, Building, Construction, Interior Design, and Planning Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
Dorothy Dyer Vanek Endowment  $1,000 3 February
Legacy Scholarship for Undergraduates Award  $4,000  1 December
Joel Polsky Academic Achievement Award $5,000 1 December 
Joel Polsky Prize $5,000 1 December 
Irene Winifred Eno Grant $5,000 1 December 
David Barrett Memorial Scholarship $12,000 1 December 

 

5. Arts and Humanities Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
 Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship  $5,000 1 January
 Print and Graphics Scholarship  $1,000 – $5,000 200 March
 Electronic Document Systems Foundation (EDSF) Scholarship Awards  $5,000 40 May
International Distinguished Scholars  $500 – $1,000  Varies December

 

6. Aeronautics, Avionics and Aircraft Maintenance Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
Marshall Temple Memorial Scholarship $1,000 1 April
Lowell Gaylor Memorial Scholarship $1,000 1 April
 Universal Avionics Systems Corp. Scholarship  $1,500 1 April
 Gogo Business Aviation Scholarship  $2,500 1 April
 Garmin Scholarship  $2,000 1 April

 

8. Business, Banking, Finance, Management, and Marketing Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
 Food Service Communications Scholarship $1,500 – $6,000 8 March
 The Merchants Exchange of Portland Scholarship  $1,500 7  May
Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship $1,000 1 June
 International Distinguished Scholars  $500 – $1,000 Varies December

 

9. Culinary Arts Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
Food Service Communications Scholarship  $1,500 – $6,000 8  March
Andrew Zimmern Second Chances Scholarship  $10,000 1 May
American Restaurant Scholarship  $5,000 1 May 
Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen Scholarship  $3,750 1 May 
AnQi House of An – South Coast Plaza Scholarship  $7,500 1 May 
James Beard Foundation National Scholarship Program  $20,000 10 May 
Spencer’s Restaurant at the Mountain Scholarship  $10,000 1 May 
Steven Scher Memorial Scholarship for Aspiring Restaurateurs $5,000 2 May

 

10. Education and Teaching Scholarships

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
 Worda Russell Memorial Endowment  $750 1 February
 International Distinguished Scholars  $500 – $1,000  Varies December

 

11. Food Science and Technology Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
 Food Service Communications Scholarship  $1,500 – $6,000 8 March
 Institute of Food Technologists Freshman Scholarship  $1,000 1 April
 Irving Pflug Memorial Scholarship  $1,000 1 April
 Edlong Dairy Technologies Scholarship  $1,000 1 April

 

12. Health, Medical Services and Nursing Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
Alice/Jeanne Wagner Endowment $750 2 February
ONS Foundation Bachelor’s Scholarship $3,000 – $5,000 14 February
ADHA’s Institute for Oral Health Scholarship Program $1,000 – $2,500 10 February
National Scholarship Program for Mortuary Science  $500 – $2,500 10 March
Juliette A. Southard/Oral-B Laboratories Scholarship  $750 10 March
Senior Care Scholarship  $1,000 5 April
 AMBUCS Scholarships for Therapists  $750  Varies  April
Absolute Dental’s Dentist of the Future Scholarship  $2,000 1 June
Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award $1,000 1 June
AHIMA Student Merit Scholarships  $1,000 – $2,500 56 September
International Distinguished Scholars $500 – $1,000 Varies December

 

13. Law Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship $5,000 1 January
Citywide Law Scholarship  $1,500 1 March
Brogdon Champion Law School Essay Contest $1,000 – $2,500  2 March 
Fitch Scholarship  $1,000 – $1,500 2 March 
Adam Greenman Scholarship for Future Lawyers  $1,000 1 June 
Patrick Malone & Associates Offers Scholarship to Law Students for Representing Real People  $1,000 – $5,000 4 July 
Ambrosio E. Rodriguez Scholarship $3,500  1 September 
Farzad Family Law Scholarship $1,500  1  December

 

14. Librarianship Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
ALA Century Scholarship $2,500 1 March
ALA Spectrum Scholarship $5,000 50 March
ALSC Frederic G. Melcher Scholarship  $6,000 2 March
The Bound to Stay Bound Books $7,000 March

 

15. Media, Communications, Publishing and Entertainment Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
Food Service Communications Scholarship  $1,500 – $6,000 8 March
King Family Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program $3,500 9 April
Carole Simpson Scholarship  $2,000 1 May
Ed Bradley Scholarship  $10,000 1 May 
Mike Reynolds Scholarship   $1,000 1 May 
Lou and Carole Patro Sports Reporting Scholarship   $1,000 1 May 
 Randy Pausch Scholarship Fund  $2,500 2 June
Princess Grace Award for Film $7,500 – $30,000 6 June

 

16. Music and Performing Arts Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
John Lennon Scholarship $5,000 – $10,000 3 February
Nashville Songwriting Scholarship $5,000 1 February
Princess Grace Award for Playwriting $7,500  1 March
Princess Grace Award for Theater $7,500 – $30,000  6 March
King Family Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program $3,500 9 April
Princess Grace Award for Dance $7,500 – $30,000 6 May
Princess Grace Award for Choreography $7,500 – $30,000 6 May
Princess Grace Award for Film $7,500 – $30,000  6 June

 

 17. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
Miscrosoft Scholarship Program Full tuition Varies January
Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship $5,000 1 January
NACME Pre-Engineering Student Scholarships $2,500 4 January
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation $7,500 300 January
The Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars Program $2,500 – $5,000  Varies February
AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship $5,000 1 February
American Meteorological Society (AMS) Senior Named Scholarship $2,000 – $10,000 22 February
Davidson Fellows Scholarship $10,000 – $50,000 20 February
 Y.C. Yang Civil Engineering Scholarship  $2,000 2 February
Lawrence W. and Francis W. Cox Scholarship $5,000 1 February
Eugene C. Figg, Jr. Civil Engineering Scholarship   $3,000 1 February
John Lenard Civil Engineering Scholarship $2,000 2 February
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) STEM Scholars Program $2,500 – $5,000 100 February
Robert B. B. and Josephine N. Moorman Scholarship   $2,000 1 February
Honeywell Scholarship $10,000 10 March
ACEC Scholarship Program For Students Entering The 2017 Academic Year Varies 6 March
Industrial Automation Engineering College Scholarship $5,000 2 April
AFCEA STEM Majors Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Varies Varies April
National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) State Scholarships $1,000 – $2,000 Varies April
CI Construction Engineering Student Scholarship Varies 1 April
ASM Outstanding Scholars Awards $2,000 3 May
George A. Roberts Scholarship $6,000 7 May
Lucille and Charles A. Wert Scholarship $10,000 1 May
Barry K. Wendt Commitment Award and Scholarship $2,500 1 May
William Park Woodside Founder’s Scholarship $10,000 1 May
Ladish Co. Foundation Scholarship $2,500 2 May
 ASNE Scholarship  $3,000 – $4,000 25 May
David J. Chellman Scholarship $2,500 1 May
National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Foundation Trig-Star Scholarship for Surveying $5,000 1 June
Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award $1,000 1 June
Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship $2,000 1 June
Mark Beaumont Scholarship Fund  $2,500 2 June
Barroid Scholarship $2,000 1 June
Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship $1,000 1 June
Amtrol Scholarship $1,500 2 June
CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program $18,000 Varies September
Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology $1,000 – $100,000 60 September
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Scholarship  $40,500 2,000 October
National Security Agency Stokes Educational Scholarship Program $30,000 20 October
NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowships  in Biology  $8,000 40 November
AACR-Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Awards for Undergraduate Students  $3,000 10 November
International Distinguished Scholars  $500 – $1,000 Varies December
Microscopy Society of America Undergraduate Research Scholarship $3,000 20 December

 

18. Sports, Leisure and Hospitality Scholarships

 

Scholarship Name/Title

Amount ($)

Number Awarded

Application Deadline

Ecolab Scholarship Competition

$1,000 – $2,000

Varies

May

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation Incoming Freshman Scholarship Competition

$1,000 – $2,000

Varies

May

 

19. Vocational Training (includes HVAC, Welding etc…) Scholarships

 

Scholarship  Amount ($) Number Awarded   Application Deadline
 Airgas-Jerry Baker Scholarship  $2,500 1 February
 American Welding Society National Scholarships  $200 – $3,500 25 February 
Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarship Program $2,500 510 October 
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship $40,000 55 October
Gordon V. R. Holness Scholarship  $5,000 1 December
Lynn G. Bellenger Scholarship  $5,000 1 December 
Willis H. Carrier Scholarship  $10,000 1 December 
Reuben Trane Scholarship  $10,000 3 December 
Frank M. Coda Scholarship $5,000  1 December 

 

20. Open Scholarships

 

These are scholarships you can apply to regardless of your major. While most of the scholarships are open or merit-based, a few may have certain restrictions, for instance, by gender and race. 

 

Scholarship  Amount ($)  Number Awarded  Application Deadline
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship $10,000 Varies  January
Dell Scholars Program $20,000 300 January
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) U.S. Scholarship Program Varies Varies  January
Point Community College Program $3,700 11 January
The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund Varies 73 January
APIASF General Scholarship Program $2,500 – $20,000 Varies January
The Dream.US Opportunity Scholarship $80,000 10 February
ROTC Scholarship $2,000 – $3,000 50 February
AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship $500 – $5,000 13 February
Arlene and Dennis Schlosser Memorial Endowment Scholarship $3,000 6 February
ESA General Endowment $1,000 4 February
Maxine Wirth Graduate Studies Endowment $1,500 1 February
Mary Louise Smith Memorial Endowment $2,000 6 February
Becas Univision Scholarship Program $5,000 34 March
HSF Scholarship $5,000 10 March
The Dream.US National Scholarship $12,500 – $25,000 10 March
Hispanic Fund Scholarship $500 – $5,000 Varies  March
Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team $1,000 – $1,500 200 March
The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation  Scholarship $4,000 25 March
SuretyBonds Small Business Scholarship $1,500 3 March
$20,000 High School Senior College Scholarship Contest $2,000 10 April
College Mouse $1,500 Scholarship $1,500 1 April
National Speakers Association Scholarship $5,000 6 May
Federal Pell Grant Program $5,550 Varies  June
Wells Fargo CollegeSteps Program $5,000 12 June
Natural Academics Scholarship $2,500 2 July
National Merit Scholarship $2,500 8,000 October
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship $20,000 150 October
Horatio Alger National Scholarship $25,000 106 October
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship $40,000 40 October
Air Force/ROTC Four-Year Scholarship (Types 1, 2 and 7) Full tuition Varies  December
AFSCME Family Scholarship $2,000 10 December
Axa Achievement Scholarship $2,500 – $25,000 52 December
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant Program $1,000 – $4,000 Varies  Open all-year round