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CSI Executive Search STEM Scholarships
Deadline: Jul 17, 2021
Deadline: Dec 16, 2021
Qualifications:
  • Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student in a U.S. college / university for the coming semester (at least 12 undergraduate hours / 9 graduate hours)
  • 500-1500 word essay  (submitted electronically below)
  • 3.0/4.0 GPA or higher
  • Acceptance letter or official copy of latest transcript from accredited U.S. College or University (only required if you are the winning applicant)
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Financial situation and/or monetary awards, or previous scholarships have no bearing on this scholarship award
Amount: 1,000

Creative Biolabs Scholarship Program
Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Qualifications: Eligibility:
  • Enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. student at an accredited college or university.
  • Major in a science-related field such as Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Molecular Biology.
  • Earn a cumulative average grade of a B (3.0 GPA). 
Topics for your essay or PowerPoint: Overview on Clinical Applications of Oncolytic Viruses Novel Gene Delivery Systems for Gene Therapy Research Progress of mRNA Vaccine Delivery System Overview on Clinical Applications of Stem Cell Therapy.
Amount: $1,000

The Global Teletherapy Academic Excellence Award
Deadline: Nov 12, 2021
Qualifications: Requirements: • Must be enrolled in a college, university, or graduate school during the 2021-2022 academic year. • Must be in good academic standing with his/her current educational institution • Must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA • Must have permission from his/her parent or legal guardian if under 18 • Must apply for the scholarship via globalteletherapy.com/scholarship and provide all of the following: full name, address, name of academic institution attending, PDF copy of applicant’s unofficial transcript, PDF copy of applicant’s essay with name on the document

Essay Topic: All applicants must submit a 1,500+ word essay responding to the following: The Global Teletherapy Academic Excellence Award is designed for students who understand the importance of bettering one’s self. Recount a time in 2020, when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, what did you learn from the experience, and how do you plan to help others from that experience? • Show your ability to overcome a challenge • Describe your ability to navigate and utilize resources or support to overcome a challenge • Mindsets about obstacles as growth opportunities rather than roadblocks
Amount: $1,000
GPA: 3

Undergraduate Scholarship for Veterans’ Children
Deadline: Dec 15, 2021
Qualifications: Application for this scholarship is open to any student who meets the following criteria: The legal child (natural or adoptive) of a veteran of any branch of U.S. military service (U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard)who is either a: High school senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0; Student currently attending or enrolled in an accredited community college or undergraduate degree program with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

Submit the following information. Proof of parent’s veteran status. VA disability benefits summary letter DD214 Military discharge certificate Current transcript. If currently enrolled in college, submit a transcript demonstrating a GPA of 3.0 or higher. If not currently enrolled in college, submit a current high school transcript demonstrating a GPA of 3.0 or higher AND a copy of the college/university acceptance letter proving intent to enroll. 500-word essay. (maximum) Please answer one of the following prompts: How did growing up in a military family inspire your education and career aspirations? What advice would you give to a younger child growing up in a military family? What do you believe is the single most important thing our society can do to help veterans and their families? Applications must comply with all instructions as well as the Scholarship Terms & Conditions.
GPA: 3
2021 Healthcare Heroes Scholarship
Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Qualifications: A $5,000 prize will be awarded to one nursing professional that is exploring a higher education degree in a nursing-related field. Visit the link below for more information.
Amount: 5,000

Gloves Scholarship Program
Deadline: Aug 20, 2021
Qualifications: Criteria:
  • Legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa
  • Currently enrolled in or accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in an accredited U.S. college or university
  • Must be 18 years or older
For a chance to win the scholarship, write a 500-word essay about the following: Is there a Relationship Between Bad Health and Poverty? Essays must be sent to scholarship@gloves.com as an attached word document, along with your full name, address, phone number, school name, and date of birth. Use the subject line: Gloves $1000 Scholarship | (Your Name). Only one submission per person is allowed.
Amount: $1,000

Texas Electricity Ratings "Energy For Life" Scholarship
Deadline: Aug 31, 2021
Qualifications: Must be a current high school senior or college student (undergraduate or graduate) Submit a complete on line application by August 31st, 2021 Write a 500-word essay responding to the following: Texas Electricity Ratings considers itself to be more than just a company that helps consumers and businesses find the best electricity companies providing the best energy plans and the best rates. We go a step further to provide customer reviews of all energy providers so that new and existing customers can make the best decision when looking to purchase an electricity plan. Texas Electricity Ratings wants to know: "What do you plan to do to distinguish yourself in your college career and in your life after graduation?" Scholarship award will be sent directly to the University or College attended, not directly to the student
Amount: 1,000

Creative Biolabs Scholarship Program
Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Qualifications: Eligibility:
  • Enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. student at an accredited college or university.
  • Major in a science-related field such as Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Molecular Biology.
  • Earn a cumulative average grade of a B (3.0 GPA). 
Topics for your essay or PowerPoint: Overview on Clinical Applications of Oncolytic Viruses Novel Gene Delivery Systems for Gene Therapy Research Progress of mRNA Vaccine Delivery System Overview on Clinical Applications of Stem Cell Therapy.
Amount: $1,000

The Global Teletherapy Academic Excellence Award
Deadline: Nov 12, 2021
Qualifications: Requirements: • Must be enrolled in a college, university, or graduate school during the 2021-2022 academic year. • Must be in good academic standing with his/her current educational institution • Must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA • Must have permission from his/her parent or legal guardian if under 18 • Must apply for the scholarship via globalteletherapy.com/scholarship and provide all of the following: full name, address, name of academic institution attending, PDF copy of applicant’s unofficial transcript, PDF copy of applicant’s essay with name on the document

Essay Topic: All applicants must submit a 1,500+ word essay responding to the following: The Global Teletherapy Academic Excellence Award is designed for students who understand the importance of bettering one’s self. Recount a time in 2020, when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, what did you learn from the experience, and how do you plan to help others from that experience? • Show your ability to overcome a challenge • Describe your ability to navigate and utilize resources or support to overcome a challenge • Mindsets about obstacles as growth opportunities rather than roadblocks
Amount: $1,000
GPA: 3
Nursing Scholarships
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: This is a searchable scholarship database created specifically for nursing students. The scholarships listed here are provided by nursing associations, educational institutions, foundations, for-profit/non-profit organizations, etc. These are relatively non-competitive scholarships compared to general/non-major specific scholarships. Some of the scholarships give preference to minority, veteran and disabled students.
Amount: Varies
Major/Department: Nursing

Scholarships for Psychology Majors
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: A degree in psychology prepares students for many specialized careers in the mental health field. These professionals strive to understand human emotions, feelings, and behaviors through different types of research techniques. Psychologists conduct research by using historical analysis, psychoanalysis, and psychotherapy. Depending on their area of expertise, psychologists can pursue careers in roles such as forensic psychologists, rehabilitation psychologists, and clinical psychologists.
Amount: Varies
Major/Department: Psychology
Nursing Scholarships
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: This is a searchable scholarship database created specifically for nursing students. The scholarships listed here are provided by nursing associations, educational institutions, foundations, for-profit/non-profit organizations, etc. These are relatively non-competitive scholarships compared to general/non-major specific scholarships. Some of the scholarships give preference to minority, veteran and disabled students.
Amount: Varies
Major/Department: Nursing

Mike Evans Family Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications:
  • Must be a high school senior, planning to attend an accredited college or university in the fall
  • Minimum B or equivalent grade point average
  • Participated in or exhibited leadership in scholastic, athletic and/or community activities
  • Volunteered in community service involving social agencies, environmental projects, political campaigns, church groups, or school sponsored projects
  • Enrolled as a full-time student as per college definition
*Applications are accepted year-round and each submission is reviewed.

Preference will be given to the following applicants (not necessarily in this order):
  • Students who have not already received another scholarship
  • Students demonstrating a need for financial assistance
  • Students who have consistently exhibited good citizenship and an interest in scholastic, athletic, and/or community activities
To download the application, visit the Mike Evans Family Foundation website.
Amount: Varies

The Sumners Foundation Grants and Scholarships
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: The Sumners Grant and Scholarship is a merit-based program. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic excellence, a sense of civic responsibility and the potential for leadership.

Those wishing to apply must contact the institution directly for an access code.  Applications are to be submitted online.
Amount: Varies
GPA: 3

Scholarships for Psychology Majors
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: A degree in psychology prepares students for many specialized careers in the mental health field. These professionals strive to understand human emotions, feelings, and behaviors through different types of research techniques. Psychologists conduct research by using historical analysis, psychoanalysis, and psychotherapy. Depending on their area of expertise, psychologists can pursue careers in roles such as forensic psychologists, rehabilitation psychologists, and clinical psychologists.
Amount: Varies
Major/Department: Psychology

CSI Executive Search STEM Scholarships
Deadline: Jul 17, 2021
Deadline: Dec 16, 2021
Qualifications:
  • Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student in a U.S. college / university for the coming semester (at least 12 undergraduate hours / 9 graduate hours)
  • 500-1500 word essay  (submitted electronically below)
  • 3.0/4.0 GPA or higher
  • Acceptance letter or official copy of latest transcript from accredited U.S. College or University (only required if you are the winning applicant)
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Financial situation and/or monetary awards, or previous scholarships have no bearing on this scholarship award
Amount: 1,000

2021 Healthcare Heroes Scholarship
Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Qualifications: A $5,000 prize will be awarded to one nursing professional that is exploring a higher education degree in a nursing-related field. Visit the link below for more information.
Amount: 5,000

Gloves Scholarship Program
Deadline: Aug 20, 2021
Qualifications: Criteria:
  • Legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa
  • Currently enrolled in or accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in an accredited U.S. college or university
  • Must be 18 years or older
For a chance to win the scholarship, write a 500-word essay about the following: Is there a Relationship Between Bad Health and Poverty? Essays must be sent to scholarship@gloves.com as an attached word document, along with your full name, address, phone number, school name, and date of birth. Use the subject line: Gloves $1000 Scholarship | (Your Name). Only one submission per person is allowed.
Amount: $1,000

Texas Electricity Ratings "Energy For Life" Scholarship
Deadline: Aug 31, 2021
Qualifications: Must be a current high school senior or college student (undergraduate or graduate) Submit a complete on line application by August 31st, 2021 Write a 500-word essay responding to the following: Texas Electricity Ratings considers itself to be more than just a company that helps consumers and businesses find the best electricity companies providing the best energy plans and the best rates. We go a step further to provide customer reviews of all energy providers so that new and existing customers can make the best decision when looking to purchase an electricity plan. Texas Electricity Ratings wants to know: "What do you plan to do to distinguish yourself in your college career and in your life after graduation?" Scholarship award will be sent directly to the University or College attended, not directly to the student
Amount: 1,000

Creative Biolabs Scholarship Program
Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Qualifications: Eligibility:
  • Enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. student at an accredited college or university.
  • Major in a science-related field such as Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Molecular Biology.
  • Earn a cumulative average grade of a B (3.0 GPA). 
Topics for your essay or PowerPoint: Overview on Clinical Applications of Oncolytic Viruses Novel Gene Delivery Systems for Gene Therapy Research Progress of mRNA Vaccine Delivery System Overview on Clinical Applications of Stem Cell Therapy.
Amount: $1,000

Simform STEM Scholarship for 2020-21
Deadline: Oct 01, 2021
Qualifications: Eligibility criteria Students who are willing to apply for the Simform STEM Scholarship must meet the following eligibility requirements: Should be a permanent resident of the United States, or a residing U.S. citizen, or be stationed overseas due to active U.S military duty. Must be pursuing a career in computer science, applied mathematics, or any field related to STEM. Can be freshmen or a full-time student enrolled in their current university. Must be able to provide affirmation that the work submitted by the applicant is their own creation. In addition to the information requested, it is mandatory to answer the following in the same form: Provide a brief synopsis (150 words) about your current academic program and anticipated graduation date. Write a personal statement outlining your career goals and how they will contribute to the area of your focus related to STEM.
Amount: 1,000

The Global Teletherapy Academic Excellence Award
Deadline: Nov 12, 2021
Qualifications: Requirements: • Must be enrolled in a college, university, or graduate school during the 2021-2022 academic year. • Must be in good academic standing with his/her current educational institution • Must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA • Must have permission from his/her parent or legal guardian if under 18 • Must apply for the scholarship via globalteletherapy.com/scholarship and provide all of the following: full name, address, name of academic institution attending, PDF copy of applicant’s unofficial transcript, PDF copy of applicant’s essay with name on the document

Essay Topic: All applicants must submit a 1,500+ word essay responding to the following: The Global Teletherapy Academic Excellence Award is designed for students who understand the importance of bettering one’s self. Recount a time in 2020, when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, what did you learn from the experience, and how do you plan to help others from that experience? • Show your ability to overcome a challenge • Describe your ability to navigate and utilize resources or support to overcome a challenge • Mindsets about obstacles as growth opportunities rather than roadblocks
Amount: $1,000
GPA: 3

Undergraduate Scholarship for Veterans’ Children
Deadline: Dec 15, 2021
Qualifications: Application for this scholarship is open to any student who meets the following criteria: The legal child (natural or adoptive) of a veteran of any branch of U.S. military service (U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard)who is either a: High school senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0; Student currently attending or enrolled in an accredited community college or undergraduate degree program with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

Submit the following information. Proof of parent’s veteran status. VA disability benefits summary letter DD214 Military discharge certificate Current transcript. If currently enrolled in college, submit a transcript demonstrating a GPA of 3.0 or higher. If not currently enrolled in college, submit a current high school transcript demonstrating a GPA of 3.0 or higher AND a copy of the college/university acceptance letter proving intent to enroll. 500-word essay. (maximum) Please answer one of the following prompts: How did growing up in a military family inspire your education and career aspirations? What advice would you give to a younger child growing up in a military family? What do you believe is the single most important thing our society can do to help veterans and their families? Applications must comply with all instructions as well as the Scholarship Terms & Conditions.
GPA: 3
Additional Information

If you are the recipient of any type of award, typically scholarships or corporate sponsorships, from a source other than Texas A&M University, you must report it to Scholarships & Financial Aid as soon as possible. An adjustment in your financial aid offer may be needed according to the guidelines of the aid programs currently offered. You may be required to repay financial assistance you have already received if you are no longer eligible for those aid programs.

To report an award from an outside source, please complete the Student Data Form at howdy.tamu.edu. Click the My Finances tab and enter the Financial Aid Portal. Click on the Resources tab to find the Student Data Form.
Be alert of potential scholarship scams. Any scholarship asking for a deposit is not considered a true scholarship. Some private companies will request a deposit or fee, which in some cases can be a reduction in a housing payment, or a “searching” fee for scholarships that you can pursue on your own without paying a fee. You should not have to pay for scholarships.

Helpful Links

The following sites are great resources to identify potential scholarship scams.
FinAid Scholarships Website
Federal Trade Commission
  • Apply for anything and everything. Apply for everything you think you might be eligible to receive.
  • Complete the application in full. Note if something is not applicable (N/A) on the application. Do not leave items blank.
  • Follow directions. Do not supply items not requested (e.g., transcripts, resumes, etc.).
  • Neatness counts. Make photocopies for working drafts. Type when you can and make sure your printer has plenty of ink. If you must fill in an application by hand, be sure that your writing is neat and clearly legible.
  • Leave an impression. Be personal and specific in your essays. Include concrete details. (Remember that the special circumstances essay is optional but highly recommended.)
  • Watch all deadlines. Have a self-imposed deadline two weeks prior to the actual due date. Use this as proofreading time.
  • Review it before you submit your application. You and another person should proofread the entire application carefully. Spellcheck will not catch all errors.
  • Ask for help. If you need to, call the funding organization to ask for guidance or clarification.
  • Make sure your application gets where it needs to go. Make a copy of the entire packet and keep it for your files. Make certain that your name appears on all pages. Double-check where to submit each application.
  • Remember, your scholarship application represents you! Your application should reflect what makes you special. For ideas and help, talk to your friends and family to find out what makes you unique.
Based on “FastWeb’s Tips for College Students” - April 2000, www.fastweb.com

Disclaimer: The listing of outside scholarships on this site is for informational purposes only. Inclusion in the listing does not constitute an endorsement by Scholarships & Financial Aid or Texas A&M University. We cannot guarantee the accuracy or the timeliness of information found at any of the links in the listing.