Scholarships

Scholarships Separate from College-issued Funding

Scholarships support your college education. The resources on this site do not include those awarded to you as an incoming student. The scholarships offered on this site is separate from College-issued funding you may be receiving.

Additional Information Before Applying

Application for some of the scholarships on this site require the assistance of an appointed campus liaison or faculty advisor and may have campus deadlines well before the published national deadline. It is important that you contact that liaison or advisor well ahead (3 months) of the national deadline. Questions? Don’t hesitate to make an appointment to clarify requirements and other options that may also be a good fit!

Scholarships for Students With Disabilities

The following link provides a list of scholarships for students with physical and cognitive disabilities.


Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships are listed in alphabetical order below. See the links on the sidebar to filter your search.

Overview of Competitive Scholarships and Fellowships

A list of scholarships and fellowships in the United States and abroad organized by class year.

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Davies-Jackson Scholarship

The Davies-Jackson Scholarship Two years of study at the University of Cambridge (England) for first generation college students with exceptional academic records (3.7 min GPA) in select non-science fields (Archaeology; Classics; Economics; Education; English; Geography; History; History of Art; History and Modern Languages; History and Politics; Human, Social, and Political Sciences; Mathematics; Modern and Medieval…

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Davis Putter Scholarship

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement. 

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Gates Cambridge Scholarship

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of post-graduate study at Cambridge University for up to three years. The deadlines for US citizens is mid-October. Deadlines for international students vary (either early December of early January) depending on course of study. Check website for details What it covers: One round-trip economy airfareCambridge tuition and…

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Hertz Fellowship

The Hertz Fellowship provides PhD fellowships to individuals studying in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering, at over 40 participating universities. Applicants are required to direct their work toward understanding and solving major, near-term problems facing society. Finalists for the Hertz Fellowship can apply for the additional Hertz Fellowship in Global Health…

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Joseph James Morelli Legacy Foundation Scholarships

The Joseph James Morelli Legacy Foundation Scholarships are available to applicants with a demonstrated learning challenge (disability) of dyslexia or similar reading and/or language-based disability. Scholarships are awarded annually in the amount of $500 to $2,500. Historically, approximately 20% of applicants are awarded a scholarship. Awardees may apply the scholarship funds towards the following: tuition,…

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Luce Scholars Program

The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program to enhance understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who…

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Marshall Scholarship

The British Marshall Scholarships were founded by an Act of British Parliament in 1953 and commemorate the humane ideals of the European Recovery Program (Marshall Plan). These scholarships are awarded to young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. The objectives of the program are to express the gratitude…

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McCall MacBain Scholarships

The McCall MacBain Scholarships provide funding for a master’s degree or second-entry professional undergraduate program at McGill University. The scholarship covers tuition and fees for enrollment, a living stipend, and a relocation grant for moving to Montréal. This program creates a community of scholars and leaders who come together as a cohort during annual summer…

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National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP)

Each year the National Science Foundation awards approximately 1,000 three-year Graduate Fellowships. NSF Fellows are expected to contribute significantly to research, teaching and industrial applications in science, mathematics and engineering. You do not have to be accepted to a graduate program to apply and being awarded an NSF Fellowship can enhance your graduate school applications. …

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NBC Universal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship

The NBC Universal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship offers eight (8) scholarships to be used in the fall semester of 2022 to incoming and undergraduate students (at any accredited college or university), and graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing careers in media, communications, or entertainment industries that will be enrolled in college or a university during Fall…

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Quad Fellowship

The Quad Fellowship is an opportunity that was created through the collaboration of the United States, Australia, India, and Japan designed to foster connections between the next generation of scientists and technologists. This program will sponsor 100 STEM applicants’ master’s and doctorate studies in the United States. Applicants must be a citizen of one of…

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Steps for Doug

Steps 4 Doug provides scholarships to families impacted by an ALS Diagnosis. Each year they provide a number of scholarships to those whose family has been impacted by ALS. There are a number of factors that go into awarding each scholarship, but the main considerations are level of connectedness to ALS, financial need, and academic aspirations. Steps…

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The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship provides scholarships to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. The Goldwater Foundation is helping ensure that the U.S. is producing the number of highly-qualified professionals the Nation needs in these critical fields.

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The Lime Connect Fellowship Program

The Lime Connect Fellowship Program is designed for rising juniors with disabilities. The program guides Fellows through the summer internship recruitment process; connects them with some of the world’s leading corporations for potential internships; deepens their leadership skills; builds their confidence as a person with a disability; engages them in a Lime Connect Fellowship community consisting of current and…

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The National Science Foundation

Each year the National Science Foundation awards approximately 1,000 three-year Graduate Fellowships. NSF Fellows are expected to contribute significantly to research, teaching, and industrial applications in science, mathematics, and engineering. You do not have to be accepted to a graduate program to apply and being awarded an NSF Fellowship can enhance your graduate school applications.  If you…

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The Voyager Scholarship

The Voyager Scholarship is available to all rising juniors with a GPA of 3.0 or above with a commitment to public service. The scholarship provides up to $25,000 per year to recipients for their junior and senior years of college. Recipients will also receive a $10,000 stopped and free housing for a summer work-travel experience…

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