Current Scholarships

2015 Expat Youth Scholarship

Deadline: 
April 30, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$3,000
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
Students between the ages of 13 to 21 of any nationality who have resided in a foreign country for at least two consecutive years are eligible to apply.

Living abroad for an extended period of time can be a challenge for anyone. Especially if you’re in high school, your friends are so important to you. The Expat Youth Scholarship (EYS) contest is sponsored by Clements Worldwide, a provider of international insurance.

2015 PFLAG National Scholarship Program

Deadline: 
April 30, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$5,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors

The PFLAG National Scholarship Program is sponsored by Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) a national non-profit organization. In addition to the National Scholarship Program, there are many local programs, see below for more information.

"The Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge”

Deadline: 
March 7 through March 21, 2014 (depending on where you live)
Maximum Award: 
$5,000
Eligibility: 
All high school students
Comments: 
For student in grades 9-12

"The Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge” competition requires you to write and illustrate a children's book that deals with the topics of tolerance and diversity. Students in both public and private high schools are eligible.  The Challenge wants you to create ways to teach tolerance to younger children. See the table below for the list of eligible location and deadlines:

 

EngineerGirl! Engineering Essay

Deadline: 
March 1, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$500
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
For boys and girls in grades 3 through 12.

Every year the EngineerGirl Essay Contest asks boys and girls to write an essay about a different subject.

This year the theme is sports. Think about a sport and the different kinds of technologies that are used in playing, scoring, or training for that sport. From something as seemingly-simple as the fabric for a uniform to high-speed cameras and biosensors, technology is essential to the way we experience sports, and engineers make all those technologies possible!

American Chemical Society Scholars Program

Deadline: 
March 1, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$20,000 ($5,000 per year renewable for four years)
Eligibility: 
High school and college students (see comments)
Comments: 
For high school seniors and college students who are underrepresented minorities

If you are an African American, Native American or Hispanic student interested in studying a chemically-related field, the American Chemical Society Scholars Program can help pay your way.

They offer renewable scholarships of up to $5,000 to eligible students who want to study of chemistry or chemistry-related fields, such as environmental science, toxicology and chemical technology. High school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors are eligible to apply.

 

Young Naturalist Awards

Deadline: 
March 1, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$2500
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
For students in grades 7-12

The Young Naturalist Award is a research-based science competition for students in grades 7-12 to promote participation and communication in science. The student needs to plan and conduct a scientific investigation, one that will include observations, questions, predictions, trips into the field to gather data, and analysis. You are not expected to make a new scientific discovery. However, your investigation should provide you with a new understanding about your question.

The Maureen L. & Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering

Deadline: 
March 1, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$2,500
Eligibility: 
High school seniors

The Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering is for high school seniors who are ethnic minorities. To receive the scholarship, you must be accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university.

 

Eligibility:
Applicant

National Presbyterian College Scholarship

Deadline: 
March 1, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$1,500
Eligibility: 
High school juniors

The National Presbyterian College Scholarship program assists Presbyterian students attending Presbyterian related schools.

Twenty-five to thirty students will be selected for award and it is renewable if the students maintain a 2.5 GPA, participate in campus ministry and other activities.

Eligibility:
Applicants will:

Be members of the Presbyterian Church
Demonstrate financial need