The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance awards $4,000 to one student each semester whose life has been impacted by cancer.The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to college students in their pursuit of higher education.
Deadline: March and December
Eligibility: •Those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma); OR
•Those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer;
•Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program;
•Must be a United States citizen; and
•Must be in academic “Good Standing” and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher
The MG James Ursano Scholarship Program is a need based scholarship program established to assist children of Army Soldiers in obtaining a 4-year undergraduate degree. Applicants must reapply each year and may receive assistance for up to four academic years as long as they meet the eligibility criteria below.
Eligibility: Student must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree and be enrolled full time as an undergraduate student for the entire academic year at a school accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Student must be a dependent of a Soldier on federal active duty, a retired Soldier, or a deceased active or deceased retired Soldier.
Major: All majors
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Category: Financial Need
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office
Provides money for those seeking further education in fields related to the environment; recognizes students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment; to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy; or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care.
Value: Up to $5,000 for tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses; Four-day Udall Scholars Orientation in Tucson, Arizona to meet with other Scholars, elected officials, environmental and tribal leaders
Eligibility: Sophomore and junior level college students
Major: environment; public policy; health care; engineering; science; education; urban planning and renewal; business; justice; economics
The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program is a fully paid, five and a half week summer residential program for rising juniors who desire to make a difference. Fellows will engage in dynamic leadership education curriculum, interact with nationally recognized corporate, government, and military leaders in the nation’s capital, and discover how to change the world through self-reflection, exciting experiential activities, and a community service-focused capstone project. Award includes all program costs, housing, transportation, and a weekly stipend.
Eligibility: Open to sophomore U.S. citizens with a GPA of 3.4 or above.
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly recommended to work with Fellowships Office
The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for outstanding scholarship and encourages independent graduate-level research in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology, particularly by women and members of minority groups. Masters students may be supported for up to two years, and doctoral students for up to four years. About four scholarships are awarded each year.
Value: Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarships carry a 12-month stipend for each student of $20,000 and an annual cost-of-education allowance of up to $12,000 and up to $20,000 support for a four-to-six week research collaboration at a NOAA facility.
Eligibility: Those eligible to apply are United States citizens currently pursuing or intending to pursue a masters or doctoral level degree. Additional eligibility requirements that must be met before the release of funds is acceptance to an institution in the U.S. with an accredited program, and certification by that institution that the award recipient will adhere to a detailed plan of study with approved research.
Major: oceanography, maritime archaeology (including the curation, preservation, and display of maritime artifacts) or marine biology, (including all science, engineering, and resource management of ocean and coastal areas).
This call for graduate fellowship proposals, entitled NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program – 2014/2015 Academic Year, solicits applications from accredited U.S. Universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Masters or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines, at respective institutions. The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA’s scientific goals outlined above. Awards resulting from the competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the respective universities with the advisor serving as the principal investigator.
Value: Maximum amount of a NESSF award is $30,000 per year
Eligibility: Individuals pursuing Masters or Ph.D. degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines; admitted to, or already enrolled in, a full-time Masters and/or Ph.D. program at accredited U.S. universities; and students may enter the fellowship program at any time during their graduate work. Students may also apply in their senior year prior to receiving their baccalaureate degree, but must be admitted and enrolled in a Masters and/or Ph.D. program at a U.S. university at the time of the award.
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Nomination: Universities apply on behalf of individuals
National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program
The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $27,500 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world.
Eligibility: --Applicants need not be citizens of the United States; however, they must be candidates for the doctoral degree at a graduate school within the United States.
--Proposed project must be an education research project.
Major: Open, but related to education
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Nomination: No, but strongly encouraged to work with Office
National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Scholarship
The NATA Foundation Scholarship Program is one of the organization’s most highly regarded programs.Through this program, which is managed by the Scholarship Committee, the NATA Foundation awards undergraduate, master’s and doctoral scholarships.
Eligibility: Be a member of NATA by November 1 of application year and have membership for 2014
Be a junior (for entry level scholarship) or in the first year of a masters program
Have a minimum 3.2 GPA
Have performed with distinction in his/her: Academic program and institution; Athletic training duties/assignments; Academic coursework; Community service.
Be in a CAATE accredited program
Have Institutional Representative and Nominating Certified Athletic Trainer support
National Community Pharmaceutical Association (NCPA) Foundation Presidential Scholarship
The NCPA Foundation Presidential Scholarships benefit full-time pharmacy students on the basis of leadership, academic achievement, and a demonstrated interest in independent community pharmacy.
Value: It's awarded on an individual basis and is non-transferable. Each recipient will receive a check made payable to his or her school from the NCPA Foundation for $2,000 during the NCPA Annual Convention. $300 travel stipend.
Eligibility: All pharmacy students who are student members of NCPA are eligible to apply for ONE of the NCPA Foundation Scholarships per academic year. The student must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. school or college of pharmacy on a full-time basis during the fall term and the spring term. Note: Students may only receive this award one time. Children of NCPA Foundation Officers, NCPA Officers, or NCPA Executive Committee members are not eligible to participate in the program.
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEC)
The fellowships are for graduating seniors or students in their first two years of a PhD program in the fields listed above.
Value: Full tuition; Academic fees; Health insurance; Annual stipend of over $30,000
Eligibility: U.S. citizenship; Must be at or near the start of graduate studies in science and/or engineering programs; must be in one of following fields: aeronautical and astronautical engineering, bioscience, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, cognitive, neural, and behavioral sciences, computer and computational sciences, electrical engineering, geosciences, materials science and engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, naval architecture and ocean engineering, oceanography, and physics