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Outside Scholarship List -- --- Resources for Graduate and Professional Students

Remember, this is a random selection of scholarships that we identified by doing a simple search on Google to help get you started.


The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation offers graduate scholarships to help students with exceptional promise and demonstrated financial need reach their full potential through education. International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships ("IDRF") is committed to scholarship that advances knowledge about cultures, societies, aesthetics, economies and / or politics outside the United States. Fifty fellowships of up to $20,000 will be awarded.

Science, Math and Engineering

"SMART" Scholarship Program through the Department of Defense (DoD) offers scholarships to master's and doctoral students who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for training in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) fields. The DoD also offers them career opportunities to continue their research as civilian employees of a DoD laboratory after graduation. Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships offer $10,000 in annual grants for study in aerospace related science and engineering. Application Deadline:  Normally on November 15th each year Math for America is a nonprofit organization with a mission to improve math education in secondary public schools in the United States by recruiting, training, and retaining outstanding mathematics teachers. The National Physical Science Consortium ("NPSC) offers a unique six year doctoral fellowship program in Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Materials Science, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and related engineering fields. Application Deadline: Normally November 30 of each year Minority Fellowship Program in Neuroscience offers financial support for a period of up to 3 years for students enrolled full-time in a doctoral program in neuroscience. The SAE Doctoral Scholars Program offers forgivable loans to assist and encourage promising engineering or graduate students to pursue careers in teaching engineering at the college level. Annual Application Deadline: February 15.

Business and Finance

Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship - $7,000 scholarship for one or more undergraduate or graduate students preparing for a career in state and local government finance. The 2015 - 2016 Application Deadline:  February 20, 2015. Award winners will be announced on April 30, 20135. Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship--$7,000 awarded to an upper division undergrad or grad student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration. 2015-2016 Application Deadline: February 20, 2015. The AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship Program awards for liberal arts undergraduates who want to pursue graduate accounting study. Annual Deadline: April 1, 2015 . Jane M. Klausman Women In Business Scholarships


James Madison Fellowships are awarded to future and current secondary school teachers of American history, American government, or social studies. Application deadline (annual): March 1st

Public Service

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship - Applicants must have attained GPA's of 3.2 or higher (on a scale of 4.0) as undergraduates and must be interested in being Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State. Application Deadline: January 16, 2015.

Study Abroad

Marshall Scholarships are funded by the British government, the program supports up to 40 Americans to study in the United Kingdom. Rhodes Scholarships - approximately 32 U.S. citizens are chosen each year from this program which allows up to 3 years of study at Oxford University in Great Britain. The George Mitchell Scholarship Program scholars are eligible to attend institutions of higher learning in Ireland for one year of graduate study. Application Deadline: check back during the 2015 fall semester Fullbright Scholarships - The American Scholars Program sends approximately 1,000 students and professionals to more than 100 countries.

Special Interest Groups

Hispanic Scholarship Fund awards range from $1,000 to $2,500. The Ford Foundation - The Fellowships Office administers pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, and senior fellowship awards on behalf of government and private sponsors; these fellowship awards play an important role in the career development of doctoral and post-doctoral researchers and scholars for the academic, federal, and private sector workforce both in the U.S. and internationally. 


U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Program offers Scholarships for 100% tuition at an accredited school acceptable to the Surgeon General in the United States or Puerto Rico. Reimbusements given fir required books, certain non-expendable equipment and some academic fees. Recipients receive a monthly stipend of more than $1,200 (adjusted each July) National Health Corps Service Scholarship Program - The program provides scholarships to health professions students in return for a commitment to provide primary health services in critical shortage areas after graduation. ┬áThe next scholarship period is scheduled to open in April 2015 National Association  of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship Program Nurses Educational Funding, Inc.



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