Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

Click on a scholarship’s title to find application deadlines, full eligibility criteria, and additional information provided on the scholarship’s website.

AACE International Competitive Scholarship

This award is based on your academic performance, extracurricular activities, and an essay. Applicants must:

  • Be full- time undergraduate and graduate students who will be enrolled in the next academic year (fall term) in a degree program related to cost management/ cost engineering
  • Be attending an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Foundation

Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions.

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: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com
Essay Topic:
What have you done outside of the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by universities or other educational facilities? Of these, which means the most to you?

Account Control Technolgy Foundation Sponsors Scholarship Program

The Account Control Technology Foundation (ACT Foundation) encourages you to inform qualified students about our Second-Year Scholarship Program for college sophomores. In 2013, the Foundation will award 25 $1,000 scholarships nationwide through the program.
The ACT Foundation is a charitable organization established by Account Control Technology, Inc. (ACT) to build financial literacy, support education, fund vital charities and provide community support. The ACT company has been delivering debt management and collection services for educational institutions since 1990, so we are well aware of the need to support education and help keep students on solid financial footing.

The Second Year Scholarship Program will be administered and judged independently by Scholarship Management Services, and students may call the following number with questions regarding the application process: (507) 931-1682.

AES Engineering Solutions

AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.
Scholarship Criteria

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

AGC NYS

Since 1998 the program has awarded 448 scholarships worth over $900,000, to students pursuing degrees in Civil Engineering, Construction Technology, Construction Management and Diesel Technology. Last year, the scholarship committee awarded 18 scholarships worth $44,750. With less than 80 applicants last year, that’s a 1 in 4 chance of receiving an award.

Visit the AGC NYS website to download an application today.

Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must:

  • Be full- time undergraduate students pursuing post- secondary study
  • Submit a 750-word essay answering the question, "What does the phrase 'The American Dream' mean to you and how do you embody “The American Dream”?
  • Submit a 500-word personal statement, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of their academic transcript

Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association (APICDA) Higher Education Scholarship Program

Applicants must:

  • Be formally accepted at a college or university
  • Be enrolled on a full-time basis (12 credits or more per semester) , or on a part-time basis (11 or less credits per semester)
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA or greater

Alliance Data/ Epsilon Corporate Scholars Program- UNCF (United Negro College Fund

The UNCF Program Services Department manages various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process.

To apply for this scholarship, click on the link for the eligibility requirements and go to the on-line application.

The Alliance/ Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholar Program-

The Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program is a partnership to improve Hispanic student access to higher education and degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Hispanic college students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories and Puerto Rico pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field major are invited to apply for a $2,000 one-time scholarship of which 25 will be awarded in the Spring semester.

ACS- (American Chemical Society) Scholarships

The American Chemical Society sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering, and students seeking a two-year degree in chemical technology. The programs are designed to encourage African-American, Hispanic, and American Indian students to pursue undergraduate college degrees in the chemical sciences and chemical technology

American Express Scholarship — American Hotel & Lodging Education Foundation

This program is designed specifically for current lodging employees and their dependents. Applicants must complete all sections of the AH&LEF Scholarship Application. AH&LEF academic scholarship applications are only accepted from January 1 to May 1 each year. Please note that any applications received from May 2 through December 31 will not be reviewed because the information provided will be outdated for the next school year. There are various scholarships, please visit the website.

American Physical Society (APS) Minority Scholarship

Any African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is majoring or planning to major in physics, and who is a high school senior, college freshman, or sophomore is eligible to apply for the scholarship. Engineering physics and applied physics majors also welcome to apply.

Anne Maureen Whitney Barrow Memorial Scholarship

Funded by the Society of Women Engineers. Applicants must:

  • Be full-time female students majoring in engineering
  • Be attending an ABET- or CSAB-accredited program or an ABET-approved school
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

APHA Get Ready Scholarship

This scholarship is open to currently enrolled U.S. college or university undergraduate students who will be continuing their studies at the undergraduate or graduate level in the upcoming year and currently enrolled U.S. college or university graduate students who will be continuing their studies at the graduate level in the upcoming year.

ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation 2012 Engineering College Scholarships

ASCO Numatics,is proud to offer our 2012 college engineering scholarship program aimed at rewarding exceptional undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career in manufacturing and processing engineering.

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. The scholarships are merit-based and will be awarded on the candidate’s potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the engineering, instrumentation, systems, and automation professions, particularly as they relate to the application of fluid control and fluid power technologies. Scholarship recipients may be eligible for an ASCO Numatics internship.

Asian Women in Business

Candidates for the scholarship must be female of Asian (includes those who can trace their ancestry from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam) or Pacific Islander ancestry.

ASHRAE Scholarship

Applicants must:
- Be undergraduate students who are enrolled in an ABET-accredited program leading to a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Engineering Science degree
- Be pursuing a course of study related to heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration
- Have minimum 3.0 GPA and a class standing of no less than the top 30 percent

ASPIRE (A Scholarship for Service for Interdisciplinary Research and Education)

The ASPIRE award from the National Science Foundation will prepare its recipients with strong technical training and a security mindset that looks beyond just technology while approaching problems. As part of the Federal Scholarship for Service (SFS) program, it will nurture leadership, community service, and good citizenship in its scholars, producing a cadre of Scholarship for Service graduates ready for some of the most crucial challenges of our time.

The scholarship supports two- to three years of stipends, tuition and allowance for students in the general area of information assurance and cybersecurity. The Scholarships cover expenses normally incurred by full-time students in the institution, including tuition and education related fees (does not include items such as meal plans, housing, or parking). Additionally, students awarded the scholarship will also be given academic year stipends of $20,000 per year for undergraduate students, $25,000 for master’s degree students, $30,000 per year for doctoral students, and many other benefits.

Associated General Contractors of America (ACG) Scholarship

The AGC Education and Research Foundation (AGCERF) is happy to invest in the future of the construction industry by awarding scholarships to deserving students in construction management and engineering programs across the country. In 2012, 111 scholarships were awarded through the generosity of our donor-supported funds. The scholarships for undergraduates are $2,500 per year and can be renewed for up to three years.

Association for Iron and Steel Technology Foundation Scholarship

Available to full- time undergraduate students studying engineering. Applicants must have an interest in the iron and steel industry and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

AT&T Foundation Scholarship 2012-13

The UNCF Program Services Department manages various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process.

To apply for this scholarship, click on the link for the eligibility requirements and go to the on-line application

B. Davis Scholarship

This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.

This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.

BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are 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 be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.

Brookhaven Women in Science -Renate W. Chasman Scholarship

The scholarship is for re-entry women who are pursuing formal education in the natural sciences, engineering or mathematics after a break in their studies. Must be planning to be registered at least half-time in 2013-2014 (must be accepted for or currently enrolled in a degree-oriented program). Candidate has to be a resident of Long Island in New York State, i.e. Nassau County, Suffolk County, Brooklyn or Queens.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

College Bound. Community Minded.
If those words describe you, we can help. The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the GM Foundation, is designed to help students who are leaders in both the classroom and their communities, but who may not have the financial means to attend college. The scholarship program will award 100 renewable scholarships for up to $25,000 per year and 1,000 non-renewable scholarships for $2,000 per year.
The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors or college undergraduates who plan to major in one of the following: Technology, Engineering, Math, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing or Design, and have an interest in a career in the automotive or related industries.
Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, participation and leadership in community and school activities, work experience, educational and career goals, academic achievement and unusual circumstances. Special consideration is given to: being a first-generation college student, female, minority, military veteran or a dependent of military personnel. If you have the passion to succeed—especially in fields of study important to the automotive and related industries—the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is looking for you. Visit buickachievers.com for more information.

Casey Family Scholars Program

Applicants must:

  • Have been in foster care for one consecutive year at the time of their 18th birthday OR have been adopted or taken into legal guardianship out of foster care or upon the death of their parents after their 16th birthday OR have lost both parents to death before the age of 18 and not been subsequently adopted or taken into legal guardianship
  • Be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited post-secondary program at the undergraduate level (university, college, community college or vocational/technical institute)
  • Be under the age of 25 on March 31 of the year in which they apply

Note: U.S. citizenship is not required, however, the student must have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States.

Ciencia National Scholarships Program for College STEM Majors

This program provides a $2,000 one-time scholarship for students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories and Puerto Rico.

Applicants must:

  • Be a student of Hispanic heritage.
  • Be in good academic standing and enrolled full-time in an accredited college/university.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).
  • Be a declared major in a STEM discipline and pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field, including Bachelor’s degrees offered in partnerships between community colleges and four-year institutions.

Citizens Bank Good Citizen Scholarship

What does being a good citizen mean to you? Have you demonstrated volunteerism, responsibility and leadership in your community? Do you plan to continue to make a difference during your college years and beyond? Tell us what you do and how much time you dedicate to helping others in your community and you could win one of 40 TruFit Good Citizen Scholarships™.*

Common Knowledge Scholarship

CKSF Scholarship Facts
• All U.S. high school, college, and graduate students are eligible (parents can compete, too)
• Scholarship competitions consist of one or more quizzes with topics ranging from general "common knowledge" to specific academic subjects, books, websites, and even movies
• Current and upcoming scholarship quizzes will appear in your account once you register
• Scores are based on a combination of time and accuracy
• Results are always accessible from our homepage
• Students with the highest scores at the end of each competition win
• Award amounts range from $250 to $2,500
• CKSF scholarship awards may be used at any post-secondary school in the U.S.

Concrete Industry Foundation

Applicants:

  • Must be citizens of the United States and permanent legal residents of the New York Metropolitan area
  • May be students in architecture or engineering-in programs that involve the study of concrete
  • Must have completed their sophomore year if they are undergraduates; Graduate students may apply in any year, but if they are entering their first year they must submit an official letter of acceptance from their school
  • Should demonstrate a career goal in one of the above study categories and express an interest in the concrete built environment
  • With ”hands-on” experience from full-time, part-time, or co-op work in design and/or construction are especially encouraged to apply

Connecticut GEAR UP College Scholarships

Applicants must:

  • Be United States citizens and permanent residents of the State of Connecticut
  • Be less than 22 years of age at the time of the first scholarship award
  • Be enrolled as a full-time freshman at an accredited college or university
  • Have demonstrated financial need as documented by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and be eligible for a federal Pell Grant

Do Something Awards

Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada.

Engineering and Technical Science Achievement Scholarship

Applicants must:

  • Be female sophomore, junior, or senior students
  • Be enrolled in engineering or a technical science program approved by Alpha Omega Epsilon or enrolled at a college/university with an ABET accredited program
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0

EPP(Educational Partnership Program) Undergraduate Scholarship

The Educational Partnership Program (EPP)/Undergraduate Scholarship Program (USP) provides selected undergraduate applicants with a scholarship award (up to a maximum of $8,000) for two academic years of full-time study and two 10-week, full-time internships ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility. The internship begins the last week of May each year, and provides student scholars with “hands-on” research training involving in NOAA-related science, research, technology, and policy activities. Scholarships also include a mandatory NOAA orientation during the last week of May in the first year of the scholarship award; a housing subsidy for student scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship; round-trip travel to the internship site including reimbursement for incidentals; travel funds for attendance and participation at a EPP/USP Scholarship Program symposium at the completion of the internship; and, one professional conference to present the results of their summer project each year.

Federal Cyber Scholarship

The NSF Federal Cyber Service Scholarship for Service (SFS) grant provides financial aid to students wishing to pursue advanced studies in the field of information assurance and security. The scholarship will cover full tuition and any other academic fees. In addition, it will also provide a stipend of $8,000 an academic year to undergraduates and $12,000 for graduates. In return, scholarship recipients are required to work for the federal government in an information security related job upon completion of their degree program. Applicants must:

  • Be an undergraduate student two years from graduation from the point he or she starts receiving the scholarship
  • Be eligible for admission to a two-year Master's program at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
  • Pursue a cyber security intensive program of study as approved by the executive director of the SFS program at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
  • Attend school on a full-time basis while receiving the SFS scholarship
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 for BS students and 3.5 for MS students while in the program
  • Work for 2 years at a federal, state, or city agency upon graduation
  • Meet selection criteria for federal employment (final job placement might require security clearances)

Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund

FEEA sponsors the only merit-based scholarship competition program open exclusively to federal employees, their spouses, and their children--rewarding hard workers through our merit-based program. More than 400 students from across 27 regions will win scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500 .

Who is Eligible?

  • Current civilian federal and postal employees with at least three years of federal service, their children and spouses
  • Dependent applicants may first apply as high school seniors
  • Dependents must be full-time students; employees may be part-time
  • Enrolled (or plan to enroll) in an accredited post-secondary school
  • Course of study that leads to a two-year, four-year or graduate degree
  • 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale

Future Engineers Scholarship Program

Award: One winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship to be used toward eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board during the 2013 calendar year.

General Electric Foundation (GE)/ League of United Latin American Citizens(LULAC) Scholarship Program

The General Electric Scholarship is a separate scholarship provided by the LULAC National Educational Service Centers. This scholarship is intended to assist and encourage outstanding minority students in completing their college education. The program is directed specifically to minority students with career interests in business or engineering. The GE/LULAC Scholarship Program is open to Sophomores through Seniors in College interested in business or engineering majors this scholarship awards two $5000 scholarships.

Gilman Scholarship Program

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. The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are planning to study abroad. The program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad and the countries and regions where they go by supporting undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints. The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is open to all U.S. citizen undergraduates, in good academic standing, who meet the criteria listed below:

  • The applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of his/her study abroad.
  • The applicant is applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by the student's accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
  • The applicant is studying abroad for at least four weeks in one country. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the student will be studying in one country for at least four consecutive weeks.
  • The applicant is studying abroad in any country except Cuba or a country on the U.S. Department of State's current Travel Warning list.

Glass Association of North America Educational Foundation Scholarship

Open to: second- semester freshmen, sophomores, juniors, first- year seniors, and graduate students in the fields of business (grad students), architecture, construction management, and engineering. Applicants must:

  • Be attending an accredited two- or four- year college or university (vocational students are not eligible)
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5

Google Scholarship 2013

The UNCF Program Services Department manages various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process.

To apply for this scholarship, click on the link for the eligibility requirements and go to the on-line application.

Great Lakes National Scholarship

If you are a new or continuing student majoring full–time in a STEM discipline and have demonstrated financial need, have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 and you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, this scholarship offers up to 750 awards to students who qualify. Scholarship applications will be accepted by April 5, 2013, or until we receive 20,000 applications. Finalists will be notified by April 22, 2013.

Apply online for a Great Lakes National Scholarship.

Greyhound Lines Scholarship Program 2011

The UNCF Program Services Department manages various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process.

To apply for this scholarship, click on the link for the eligibility requirements and go to the on-line application.

Hazaros Tabakoglu Scholarship Fund

Funded by The New York Community Trust. Applicants:

  • Must be full-time undergraduates of Armenian descent
  • Need not be U.S. citizens but they must reside in NY, NJ, or CT
  • Must demonstrate financial need, academic ability, and commitment to the Armenian community and culture

Hebrew Free Loan Society Scholarships

Available to Jewish men and women with significant financial need in the New York Metropolitan Area.

Henaac Scholars Program

Great Minds in STEM encourages all engineering, applied science, computer science and math students to apply. Since there are multiple scholarships available, please check the website for details on each one.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

To view information about scholarships availability, please click on a program below of interest. Feel free to contact us if you need additional assistance with our scholarship programs. ¡Suerte!

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Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent)
  • Be a U.S. citizen OR legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551
  • Be pursuing or plan to pursue your first undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Must plan to apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning January 2012
  • Plan to enroll full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam in the upcoming academic year.

Additional restrictions or requirements may apply to specific HSF administered scholarship programs. Please check carefully the program guidelines for each scholarship to which you plan to apply.

HotelsCheap Corporate Scholarship

HotelsCheap awards scholarships of $2,500 to college students in need, who demonstrate a commitment to improving themselves. We understand that financing your education can be difficult, as a result we would like to lend a hand.

To apply for the scholarship, the candidate must answer three questions to give our judges insight into each candidate. The applicants whose responses are the most-compelling, persuasive, and well-written as judged by our Headquarters executive team will be considered finalists.

HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation Scholarship Program

If selected as a scholarship recipient, applicants may be eligible to receive up to $15,000 per year for up to 2 academic years. In addition, scholars will be offered the opportunity to participate in an 8-10 week summer internship at various Marathon Oil Corporation locations and recipients will be paired with Marathon Oil Corporation employees who will serve as their professional mentor. Applicants must:

  • Be of Hispanic American, African American, Asian Pacific Islander American, or American Indian/Alaskan Native heritage
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application. All legal permanent residents must submit a copy of their valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale
  • Be a current sophomore
  • Be majoring in Accounting, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Energy Management or Petroleum Land Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Health & Safety, Finance, Geology, Geophysics, Geotechnical Engineering, Global Procurement or Supply Chain Management, Information Technology (IT/MIS), Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, or Transportation & Logistics
  • Apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

IAPMO Scholarship Essay Contest

This scholarship is open to members, and their children, of IAPMO, PHCC, MCAA, the UA and ASSE, who are currently enrolled in high school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university or trade school, or working in an apprentice program.

Igor Sikorsky Scholarship Program

The Igor Sikorsky Scholarship Program is designed to increase the level of interest in and awareness of careers in the rotorcraft industry among African-American, Hispanic-American and Native-American students pursuing studies in: Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical/Materials Engineering, Electrical/Computer Engineering, and Computer Science. The scholarship provides a $10,000 annually renewable award upon meeting eligibility requirements, including a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. PLEASE NOTE: After entering the website using the link above you will need to enter "ISSP" in the keyword box and then click search.

James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund

Rhio O'Connor was diagnosed with a deadly cancer (mesothelioma) and given a year to live. Instead of giving up he found his own path to health and outlived his prognosis by more than six years. To apply for this scholarship, you must write an essay about what you would do if you faced the same challenges that James "Rhio" O'Connor faced.

James Z. Naurison Scholarship

Applicants must:

  • Be undergraduate and graduate students
  • Be residents of Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, and Berkshire Counties in Massachusetts and Enfield and Suffield, Connecticut

Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship

Available to volunteers who play active roles in the Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS) programs. Please visit the website for more information on eligibility.

LifeShield Smart Home Scholarship


Home security and automation is changing the family home as we know it today. The modern day home will very shortly be a connected home or even a smarter home. With the modern home, appliances, electronics, security and more will be connected and centrally controlled and/or automated. The future engineers and marketers in our country will ultimately contribute to this home evolution. LifeShield would like to contribute to this category growth.


LifeShield Home Security is pleased to offer scholarships in support of home safety, security and automation with the Smart Home Scholar. Each year, a prospective or current college student will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship to help with the costs associated with attending school.

Lightspeed Technologies Scholarship

The Lightspeed Technologies Scholarship is available to students who are student members of SkillsUSA. Applicants must demonstrate skill in robotics and automation technology, sheet metal or welding.

Math and Science Scholarships

Colleges and universities, as well as educational authorities and government officials, realize that professional training for medical, engineering and high tech work depends on a good education in math and science. Various institutions, organizations, companies and agencies offer scholarships for students who plan to study math or science-related subjects in the hope of bringing more talented young people into these professions.

Microsoft Scholarship

A Microsoft scholarship provides a leg up so you can pursue undergraduate studies in computer science and related technical disciplines. You’ll join a community of scholarship recipients from the United States, Canada and Mexico who share your passion for technology and academic excellence. It all adds up to achieving your primary goal—making a real difference in the software industry. Microsoft is offering four different types of technical scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year to current undergraduate students: General Scholarships, Women’s Scholarships, Minority Scholarships, and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities.

The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

This scholarship is not a traditional scholarship focused on rewarding academic achievement and financial need. Its specific goal is to reward and encourage innovative and creative problem solving. The Scholarship aims to honor these students and to help make their higher education goals more accessible.

1. Applicant must be:
(a) a high school junior, or
(b) a high school senior, or
(c) any person entering an undergraduate degree program* in the fall after the application deadline or the following spring, or
(d) a student in the first year of an undergraduate degree program*.

2. And applicant must be:
--A Connecticut or New York City metropolitan area resident planning to attend or attending an institution of higher education anywhere in the United States

OR

--Are from any part of the U.S. who plan to attend (or are attending) college in CT or NYC.

NACME (National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering)

NACME is the nation's largest privately funded source of scholarships for engineering students from the African American, Latino, and American Indian communities. For 20 years, NACME has led the national effort to increase minorities’ access to careers in engineering and science. Supported by America's leading technology-intensive companies, NACME conducts research and public policy analysis in education, develops programs at pre-college and university levels, and provides broad dissemination of information through publications, conferences, and broadcasts.

NACME/SME-EF (Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation) Scholarship Program

The NACME/SME-EF Scholarship Program is an award of $5,000 each year towards the cost of your engineering education for up to two years. The scholarship rewards academic excellence and promotes achievement in an engineering and/or technical discipline.

Applicants must be:
• African American, Latino or American Indian
• Outstanding academic achievers (minimum grade point average of at least 2.5/4.0)
• Rising Junior

For more information and current application click here

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is proud to offer fellowships to students in their undergraduate and graduate careers. The Aeronautics Scholarship Program (ASP) offers our nation's research leaders of tomorrow exceptional funding:

Undergraduate Students can receive:

  • $15,000 awarded for each school year, to be used for educational related expenses .
  • $10,000 Summer internship at a NASA Research Center

  • 2 years of support

NASA Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology (MUST)

The Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology Project, or MUST, funded by the NASA, is a joint partnership between the Hispanic College Fund, the United Negro College Fund Special Programs and the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers.MUST awards scholarships and internships to undergraduates pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fields. The MUST Project is open to all students and is particularly focused on engaging students from underserved and underrepresented groups to enter STEM fields.Each year, the MUST Project will support approximately 100 undergraduate students with a one-year competitive scholarship of up to one-half of tuition, not to exceed $10,000. Students who maintain the required minimum grade point average will be eligible for a paid internship at a NASA center. Additionally, students will benefit year-round from tutoring, lecture series and mentoring from STEM faculty and peers.

Applicants must:

  • be a U.S. citizen ....
  • be enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the U.S. or U.S. Territory .
  • be a rising sophomore or junior.
  • have earned and must maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

The National Hydropower Association Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship Program

Opening January 2013

The National Hydropower Association Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship Program, sponsored by the National Hydropower Association, is open to current college sophomores or juniors who will be juniors or seniors beginning in the fall; or graduate students; with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent), who are enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university. It is also open to students with an equivalent GPA at an accredited vocational-technical school or program. Applicants must be United States citizens or legal residents. Applicants must be pursuing a program of study, approved by the National Hydropower Association, that is related to the hydropower industry. More information can be found at Hydro.org.

National Society of Engineers (NSPE) Steinman Scholarship

The Steinman Scholarship is awarded annually to two (2) current undergraduates entering the junior year in a four-year ABET-accredited engineering program. The awards are for $5000 each.

Applicants must:

  • Be are currently enrolled in good standing in a four-year ABET accredited engineering program
  • Will be entering the junior year in the fall
  • Is a U.S. citizen

The New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling (NJACAC) Scholarship

The NJACAC Scholarship Committee solicits applications from students who are residents of New Jersey and are United States citizens/permanent residents, following federal guidelines. The Scholarship Committee is offering the following awards:

  • Eight (8) $1500 scholarships for 2013 high school graduates who will be attending a 2- or 4-year post-secondary institution.
  • One (1) $1500 scholarship for a 2013 graduate of a New Jersey Community College who has been accepted to a college or university to complete a 4-year degree.

New York City Department of Health 9/11 Scholarships

Various scholarships are available. Please check the website for more details on the individual scholarships.

Nuclear Engineering Scholarship

Given through the School of Engineering's Department of Applied Physics. Applicants must:

  • Be matriculated in a baccalaureate science or engineering degree program
  • Maintain a course load of at least 12 credit hours per semester to be classified as full-time students, in accordance with the Institutes’ policies and practices
  • Have achieved junior level standing
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on 4.0 scale)
  • Have registered or successfully completed the first course in the minor in Nuclear Science and Engineering
  • Present a recommendation letter from an the School of Engineering faculty or staff member
  • Explain their interest in nuclear careers in an application essay
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

The Nuvation Engineering Scholarship

The Nuvation Engineering Scholarship is open to undergraduate students interested in science or engineering, who are entering or enrolled in an accredited program in the U.S. or Canada. Employees of Nuvation and their immediate families are ineligible. They are awarding a $1000 scholarship every year to a deserving student. Nuvation staff will select the winner. They are looking for applications that are well-written and insightful, and demonstrate enthusiasm and creative thinking.

NYC Ladders for Leaders

NYC Ladders for Leaders is a college and career readiness program offering New York City high school and college students college scholarship and other opportunities. Applicants must:

  • Be permanent residents of one of the five boroughs of New York City
  • Be 16 to 21 years of age
  • Be current high school juniors, high school seniors, college freshmen, or college sophomores
  • Be legally allowed to work in New York
  • Submit copies of report cards or college transcripts, proof of college enrollment (if applicable), and recommendation forms

NYSOBBA Scholarship

Applicants must be:

  • Registered at least half time at a member school
  • In good academic standing
  • Enrolled in a degree granting program

Orphan Foundation of America (FA) Sponsored Scholarship Program

Applicants must:

  • Have been in foster care for one consecutive year at the time of their 18th birthday OR have been adopted or taken into legal guardianship out of foster care or upon the death of their parents after their 16th birthday OR have lost both parents to death before the age of 18 and not been subsequently adopted or taken into legal guardianship
  • Be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited post-secondary program at the undergraduate level (university, college, community college or vocational/technical institute.)
  • Be under the age of 25 on March 31 of the year in which they apply
  • Have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States; U.S. citizenship is not required.

Paul B. Richards Memorial Scholarship

During his thirty years of service to the construction industry of New York State, Paul Richards, former Managing Director of the General Building Contractors of NYS (formally the NYS Building Division of the AGC NYS), earned the respect of all with whom he worked by his dedication to the AGC ideals of Skill, Integrity and Responsibility. In memory and appreciation for Paul's excellent service and leadership and for his strong commitment to education, the Paul B. Richards Memorial Scholarship was endowed in 1987 by the Membership of the GBC. Each year, $2000 scholarships in Paul's name are presented to deserving young men and women pursuing undergraduate degrees in construction-related fields who show a real interest in pursuing a career in the construction industry. Applications are accepted each fall, and a committee rates each student based on career major, high school and first year college grades, work experience and personal references. When applying for a Paul B. Richards Scholarship you are also eligible for over 120 additional scholarships offered through the AGC Education and Research Foundation. Applications are available for download beginning in late summer. The Application Deadline is November 1 of each year and is payable the following Fall. Scholarships will be a maximum of $2,000 per student per year and will be renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study in civil engineering or construction management or technology.

Click here to visit the AGC of America Education and Research Foundation website.

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans


The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans was established in recognition of the contributions New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their family. Applicants must be:

  • Not beyond their second year – if already enrolled – in the graduate degree program for which you support is requested.
  • A New American (a green card holder or naturalized citizen if born abroad; a child of naturalized citizens if born in this country)
  • Not yet 31 years old, as of the application deadline
  • A college senior or holder of a bachelor’s degree

View the full eligibility criteria; access the application.

PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship Program

Opening January 2013

The PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship Program, sponsored by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, is open to students living a PG&E service area. Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll in full time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year. Nontraditional students who are returning to school to finish their degree or planning on attending for the first time are encouraged to apply. Review the guidelines and apply at https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/pge.

Richard R. Tufenkian Memorial Scholarships

Applicants must:

  • Be of Armenian descent
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Provide service to the community by involvement in Armenian organizations and/or activities
  • Be full-time students of undergraduate studies with a minimum of 3.0 GPA attending a college or university in the United States

Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship Program

The Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship Program seeks to recognize outstanding young people who are promoting American values on college campuses. Winners will receive the scholarship for their junior year and may apply for renewal before their senior year. Applicants:

  • Must be U.S. citizens enrolled full-time in good standing at any accredited, four-year degree-granting institution in the United States or its territories
  • May apply for the Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship Program during their sophomore year.

While sophomores are preferred, juniors may also apply for a one-time award for the senior year. Students attending two-year schools may apply as juniors for a one-time scholarship for the senior year upon transfer to a four-year institution. Applicants will be asked to submit an essay of 500 to 750 words describing their backgrounds, career objectives and scope of participation in leadership activities promoting freedom, American values and constitutional principles. Although the program is merit-based rather than need-based, The Phillips Foundation will take into consideration evidence of financial need.

SallieMae Fund VARIOUS SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

The Sallie Mae Fund sponsors several scholarship programs and supports hundreds of college scholarships. All of our programs are based on financial need, as The Fund seeks to bridge the dollar gap when no one else can. With an estimated $3 billion in private scholarships awarded nationally each year, The Fund aims to send the message that money is available to those who make the effort to apply. Since 2001, The Sallie Mae Fund has awarded more than $15.5 million in scholarships to more than 6,350 students.

Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation Defense Scholarship for Service Program (SMART)

Provides students with a stipend allowance, full tuition, book allowance, room and board and other normal educational expenses. The purpose of the program is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics and engineering studies. The SMART Scholarship for Service Program is open only to citizens of the United States, and students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. There is an employment obligation to the Department of Defense with this scholarship program.

Seabee Memorial Scholarship Association (download the application)

Open to sons, daughters, stepchildren and grandchildren of regular, reserve, retired or deceased officers or enlisted members who have served or who are now serving, or who have served, but have since been honorably discharged with the Naval Construction Force (Seabees) or Navy Civil Engineer Corps. Scholarships are for four-year bachelor’s degrees and are not available for part-time graduate study or great grand children.

Society of Women Engineers

Anne Maureen Whitney Barrow Memorial Scholarship

Funded by the Society of Women Engineers

South Asian American Assocation Inc. Scholarship

The South Asian American Association, Inc. is an non-profit organization that gives scholarship funds to students who are majoring as an Engineer and Architect. This year our goal is to give five (5) students scholarship funds and the students do not have to be Asian to receive the funds. To print out a scholarship application please click here.

U.S. Bank Scholarship Program

Open to high school seniors and college undergraduates attending a U.S. Bank Student Loan eligible school. Forty $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to randomly selected students.

Vanguard Women in Information Technology Scholarship Program

Vanguard Women in Information Technology Scholarship Program, sponsored by Vanguard, provides merit-based scholarships of up to $10,000 to female students studying computer science, computer engineering, web design, or other IT-related disciplines. To be considered for the program, the applicant must be a female undergraduate entering their junior or senior year of college in the fall of 2012, be currently enrolled full-time in a four-year accredited college or university in the United States, continue to be enrolled full-time for the entire 2012-2013 academic year, and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The student must be a U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States.
http://www.sms.scholarshipamerica.org/vanguardwomenintechnology/

Vantage Scholarships

There are various scholarships available. Please visit the website for details.

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

Veterans United Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to enhancing the lives of veterans and military families nationwide
Award – Five bi-annual $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to help pay for tuition and books.

Eligibility – Potential applicants must be pursuing a post-secondary degree at an accredited college or university and have a connection to the military by being one of the following:

  • Active-duty service member
  • Veteran
  • Spouse of military member or veteran
  • Surviving spouse of a fallen soldier
  • Child of a military member or veteran

How to Apply – Applicants must also submit an essay no longer than 750 words based on one of three prompts made available in the spring and fall by Veterans United Scholarship Program. Spring essays will be accepted on April 1-30th and recipients will be announced by May 15th. Fall submissions will be accepted October 1-31st with recipients announced by November 15th.

More information about the scholarship and Veterans United Foundation can be found at http://www.veteransunited.com/about/scholarships/ and http://www.enhancelives.com/ respectively.

VISINE® STUDENTS WITH VISION™ Scholarship

Everyone has a vision – what’s yours?
Let us know now, and you could be one of 10 visionaries to win a $5,000 VISINE® STUDENTS WITH VISION™ Scholarship in 2013. Whether you want to play pro basketball, invent a video game, design clothing or lead a crusade against world hunger, we want to know what makes YOU a student with vision.

Water Filters.net Solution Scholarship

WaterFilters.net specializes in distributing water filtration systems and is driven by fostering the conversation on engineering solutions to the world's water problems. Starting this year they are offering a semi-annual essay based scholarship for students interested in helping them solve these issues. The scholarship awards $500 to the winner of the contest.

Welsh Society of Philadelphia Scholarship

Applicants must:

  • Be of Welsh descent
  • Live or attend undergraduate school within 200 km of Philadelphia

Women’s Forum Education Award

The purpose of the Women’s Forum Education Award is to encourage mature women to realize their own potential and to contribute significantly to their communities. Awards of 10,000 dollars will be given to women over 35 who, after interrupting their education, are now pursuing their first undergraduate college degrees. They must be residents of New York City, attend colleges in New York City.

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship

Applicants must:

  • Be academic high-achievers (3.0 or better GPA)
  • Be U.S. citizens or visa-holding permanent residents
  • Be African American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic descent
  • Be enrolled as a full time undergraduate or graduate student in any of the following technical fields: Chemistry, Information Management, Computing & Software Systems, Material Science, Printing Management Science, Laser Optics, Physics, Material Science, Engineering (Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Imaging, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Optical, or Software)