External Scholarships

Note: "NEW" represents scholarships that have been added to this page since the first day of the month.

aes engineering scholarship

Applicant must be a high school senior or a student attending a post secondary educational facility.  The applicant is not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible and must submit an essay of between 500 and 1,000 words answering the questions "When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?" and "What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?"  This scholarship is for $500 and the deadline for entry is October 6, 2018.  Entries can be submitted to scholarships@aesengineers.com. For more information, visit this website.

AT&T STEM Award

The Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education will be awarding the AT&T Award to twenty-five applicants in the amount of $1,000. To be elligible for this award the applicant must be a resident of Pennsylvania, and a junior or senior who has earned at least 60 or more credits at one of the 14 State System universities with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher. In order to apply for this award the applicant must complete the AT&T Stem Award Application, include a copy of their transcript, and prepare a 200 word essay on the following topic, "How my STEM Degree will positively impact the computer technology, advanced manufacturing and/or energy industries." Applications for this award are due by July 14th, 2018. For more information, visit this website.

barbara greenlee's "i believe in you scholarship"

Funded by Barbara Greenlee, this scholarship provides tuition funding for incoming freshmen at State System universities who have graduated from The Nativity School and Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, PA. This support is provided to students who are enrolled as a full- time student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants may request up to $2,500 per semester for up to four years as long as they maintain good academic standing. For more information visit this website.

cg trader. intel capital

CG trader is one of the world's leading 3D model platforms. They are currently running an annual scholarship where they will challenge students to dig into the field of technology by writting various essays on how innovative technologies are transforming out lives. The essay topic is "Our life on a spaceship:the future of mankind". The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while the two runners-up will recieve $500 each. The deadline for this scholarship is December 14, 2018. Applicants must be enrolled full time in an academic institution and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. For more information on this scholarship please visit this website.

Chairish Scholarship Program

Chairish, a unique vintage furniture marketplace awards up to  $10,000 in college scholarships to 4 deserving students. They offer two scholarships with deadlines on January 1st and June 30th of each year ( one for students studying a design-related field, and one for students of any major).

The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship ($2,500) - Open to students from all underrepresented backgrounds and all majors with a minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA. Applicants are asked to submit a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and thier plans to achieve that dream.

Rising Stars: Interior Design & Architechture Scholarship ($2,500) - Open to students in a design-related field and planning to pursue a design-related career. Must have a minimum 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA. Students are asked to provide two design examples from their portfolio and submit a 500-word essay describing their career goals and future design aspirations.

Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or vocational/technical college or university in the U.S. For more information on these scholarships, please visit this website.

citizens bank scholarship

Citizens Bank is awarding a $2,500 scholarship to Undergraduate students and $5,000 to Graduate students who answer the question "If you had $100,000 to spend, how would you use it to imapact your community?". Applicants must be 17 years of age or older at the time of application, and a legal United States resident. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is August 1, 2018 and winners will be announced on August 10th, 2018. For more information on this scholarship, please visit this website.

custody X change single parent scholarship

Applicants must have primary physical custody of one or more minor children, be enrolled full-time at an accredited college, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher or be a first year student.  Applicants must write a 400 to 500 word essay answering, "How will you use your education to improve your family?" and provide an unofficial college transcript or admissions letter.  Both of these documents can be emailed to scholarships@custodyxchange.com. The scholarship window is open all year and each semester's application window opens right after the previous semester's deadline. The spring scholarship application deadline is December 31, the summer application deadline is April 30, and the fall application deadline is August 31.  For more information, visit this website.

 

Feldco Windows, siding and doors scholarship

Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a current or prospective college student that submits a winning essay on the topic, "How has your family contributed to who you are today?" Acceptable essays will be between 700-1,000 words. Applicants must be a legal U.S resident. This is a bi-annual scholarship with ending dates of January 15th and June 15th of each year indefinitely. For more information, visit this website.

Healthy lifestyle scholarship application

To participate in this scholarship, students must create an essay between 1,000-2,000 words covering the subject of what it means to live a healthy lifestyle in 2018. The following discussions include trends in nutrition, trends in workout/fitness methods, how technology has affected the idea of a healthy lifestyle, and individual ideas are welcome. The winner of this scholarship will receive the $1,000 scholarship reward which is inteded to be used for educational purposes. The deadline for this scholarship is December 31st, 2018 and the winner will be chosen and notified on January 15th, 2019. For more information and how to apply please visit this website.

the Health organization Scholarship

The Health Organization is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student interested in health, health science, natural health, nutrition, disease prevention, or a related topic. Applicant must be a new, incoming college or university freshman for the fall 2018-19 school year or a returning student. To apply, applicants must submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay that demonstrates a clear understanding of the need for an integrated, natural, "whole body" approach to health and wellness by July 31, 2018. More information and the application can be found on their website. 

the highmark healthcare scholarship

The Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education will be awarding the Highmark Healthcare Scholarship for Rising Juniors to one hundred applicants. This scholarship is a two-year award in the amount of $1,000 per year. To be eligible for this award the applicant must be a resident of Pennsylvania, a rising junior who has earned at least 60 or more credits at one of the 14 State System Universities with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher, and pursuing a degree in the healthcare profession. In order to apply for this award the applicant must complete the Highmark Healthcare Scholarship for Rising Juniors application, include a copy of their transcript, and prepare an essay on why the applicant chose a career in the field of health care. Applications for this award are due by July 21st, 2018. For more information, please visit this website.

horace mann bond-leslie pinckney hill scholarship

This program is managed by Pennsylvania's Department of Education. This scholarship program provides financial assistance to highly-qualified Pennsylvania students from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and Lincoln University of Pennsylvania who pursue select professional and graduate degree programs Pennsylvania state related universities and is now being expanding to include graduate programs at universities in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. (Note: the PDE website has not yet been updated to reflect its expansion.) Scholarship awards cover the cost of full-time tuition and tuition-related fees and course materials for up to four years, or eight full-time semesters, of graduate or professional study, depending on the student's chosen program and academic standing. PDE reviews scholarships applications on a rolling basis and contingent upon available funding. New awards are granted to eligible applicants pursuing approved professional and graduate degree programs at Pennsylvania state-related universities and universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Award recipients may not enroll in graduate programs at their respective undergraduate universities. Qualified students are eligible to receive a Bond-Hill Scholarship for the length of the program as defined by the graduate university, not to exceed a total of eight full-time semesters.
New scholarship awards will be approved in accordance with the following tiered process, contingent upon available funds.Tier I: Awards will be granted to eligible new applicants pursuing the following professional programs: Law, Medicine, Podiatry, and Dentistry.
Tier II: To the extent that additional scholarship funds are available after the first level is fully funded, scholarships will be awarded to eligible students admitted to professional and graduate programs in the following fields of study: Public administration; Business; Public Health Administration; Education, Counseling, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health Sciences (STEM-H); and Computer Science.  Visit the Pennsylvania Department of Education web site for further information.

Hyland family scholarship

In order to be eligible for this scholarship award, the applicant must be attending college in the fall 2018 semester or quarter. Applicants can be high school seniors or current college students. The winner must provide documentation verifying that they will be a student for fall 2018 and provide proof that they will be furthering their education at an accredited community college, online college, or university. Applicants must submit a 500-750 word essay that answers, "Pick an experience from your life and explain how it has influenced your educational and personal development." The winning applicant will be awarded $2,500. Applications and essays must be submitted online by June 30, 2018. For more information and to access the application, please visit this website.

The House method commitment to our homes scholarship

House Method is committed to improving our homes to make them safer, efficient, sustainable, and functional. They will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a student who writes an essay no longer than 1,000 words that answers the question "How do you hope to improve the way people live in their homes?". Applicants must have a GPA of a 3.5 or higher, and enrolled in a post-secondary institution. Applicants must use a school or university email and provide proof of enrollment. All materials should be sent in a single PDF to scholarships@housemethod.com by 11:59 pm on October, 15, 2018. For more information, please visit this website.

nbcc minority fellowship program

The NBCC Foundation will administer up to 40 master's level counseling fellowships of up to $11,000 for addictions counseling students. Eligible applicants must demonstrate knowledge of and experience with racially and ethnically diverse populations, and commit to providing substance abuse and addictions counseling services to understand minority transition age youth (16-25) populations. Applicants must be U.S citizens entering their last year of study in the upcoming fall. Applicants must also commit to applying for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) certification prior to graduation and to completing the application process. For more information about this scholarship visit this website.

Latino College Dollars

The Latino College Dollars is a free online scholarship guide for Latino students featuring information on over 300 scholarships and fully customized searches online. Every scholarship has varying requirements, including its own application. Almost all scholarships will ask for some combination of the following things: one or two essays; letters of reference; writing sample; resume; transcripts; copy of student aid report; parent and student tax returns and W-2 forms; GPA certification form; enrollment verification form; and/or copy of financial aid award letter. Visit Latino College Dollars for additional information.

Lodlois Scholarship

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student 18 years of age or older and currently enrolled in a US-based college or university. Applicant must submit a 700+ word essay on the topic of "Online Product Reviews: Why Both Consumers and Businesses Need Them". Essay submissions are due by June 30th of each year and can be emailed to scholarship@lodlois.com.  The 1st place award is $1,000 and the 2nd place award is $250. For more information, visit this website.

psecu international education scholarship

The Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education will be awarding the PSECU International Education Scholarship to fifteen applicants in the amount of $1,000. To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must be a resident of Pennsylvania, and a rising junior or senior who has earned at least 60 or more credits at one of the 14 State System Universities with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher. Applicant should be participating in an institutionally approved overseas program and majoring in finance, business, marketing, human resources, information technology, or criminal justice. In order to apply for this scholarship the applicant must complete the PSECU International Education Scholarship Application, include a copy of their transcript, one written academic reference from a university faculty member, and prepare a peronal statement. For more information, please visit this website.

NEW - THETA CHI 'Resolute man' scholarship

Applicant must be a Slippery Rock undergraduate student.  Students must write 50 word essays in five categories.  The award is a $500 book scholarship.  Contact is Ronald Burke at ron.m.burke@gmail.com.  For further information including the application, click here.