Outside Scholarship Search

Throughout the year our office receives information about outside scholarship opportunities. You can view these outside opportunities below. We update this page with new scholarships on a regular basis so be sure to check back or sign up for our listserv to receive emails about these scholarship opportunities. To assist your search for outside opportunities please see the Outside Scholarships Search section below, which links you to a number of scholarship search engines. 

You can also search for scholarships on these websites:

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Outside Scholarships (In Descending Order by Deadline)

FIG Loans Scholarships for Social Impact (3 Scholarships)

Amount: $1000
Eligibility: Full-time student enrolled in a two year, four year, or graduate program. All majors are welcome. Permanent residents or U.S. Citizens
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Cureent transcript. resume and 400-800 word essay
Deadline: COVID-19 Summer Stipend application deadline: June 30, 2020
Social Impact Scholarship and Emerge Scholarship deadline: July 15, 2020

Avvo Scholarship

Amount: $5000
Eligibility: Law student or undergraduate senior entering law school
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Essay
Deadline:  Rolling

The Realty Medics Scholarships

Amount: $1500
Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate students
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: 750-1500 word essay on the topic posted on the scholarship website
Deadline: Ongoing. See the website for details.

Metropolitan Shuttle Maine-born Student Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Undergraduate
Requirements: Must be born in Maine

James “Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund

Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: College undergraduate or high school student
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: 700-1500 word essay
Deadline: awarded every month

LA Tutors 123

Amount: $500
Eligibility: College or high school student with a minimum 3.0 GPA/ Must be a U.S  or Canada citizen, permanent resident or valid student visa. Must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (website. Blogs, apps, fundraising events, etc.)
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Describe the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.
Deadline: 20th of each month

Serped Scholarship Contest

Amount: $500
Eligibility: high school or college student
Minimum GPA: n/a
Requirement: video
Video: maximum 5 minute video on what excites you most about the world of digital marketing, an idea that you have that stands out in the crowd and what you have done to implement this idea in the world of digital marketing
Deadline: 30th of every month

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Amount: $2,500
Eligibility: high school student, undergraduate or graduate, US citizen
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Requirement: essay, application form
Essay: maximum 750 word essay on why financial literacy should be important to college students like yourself
Deadline: annually on September 30, December 31, March 31, June 30

Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship Program

Amount: $500
Eligibility: high school senior or college student,
Minimum GPA: n/a
Requirement: essay
Essay: 800-1,000 word essay style Adobe Photoshop tutorial (see topics online)
Deadline: April 15 and October 15 annually

Price It Here, Inc. Scholarship Program

Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: full time undergraduate in business, business management, advertising, sales, marketing or related fields
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Requirement: essay
Essay: minimum 1,500 word essay (see topics online)
Deadline: April 1 and October 1 annually

Double D Trailers Scholarship Award

Amount: $500
Eligibility: high school or college student, interest in horses
Minimum GPA: n/a
Requirement: essay
Essay: see online for topics
Deadline: May 1 and October 1 annually

Vive Health Annual Scholarship

Amount: $2,500
Eligibility: full-time college student; US citizen or permanent resident
Minimum GPA: n/a
Requirement: essay or video, transcript
Essay: 1,000 word essay or 2 minute video on how you or someone you are inspired by re-defined the perceived boundaries of age
Deadline: June 1 annually

Pretty Lightroom Presets Scholarship Program

Amount: $500
Eligibility: high school senior or college student,
Minimum GPA: n/a
Requirement: essay
Essay: 800-1,000 word essay style Adobe Photoshop tutorial (see topics online)
Deadline: June 15 and December 15 annually

ExtremeTerrain’s Student Scholarship Program

Amount: $3,000
Eligibility: college student in environmental studies, environmental research, land us, earth and atmosphere studies, sustainable land management, parks and recreation, or sustainable agriculture systems
Minimum GPA: n/a
Requirement: essay
Essay: 700-1,500 word essay on who you are, why you feel like it is important to maintain access to public lands for recreational use and how you plan to use your degree to advocate for the recreational use of public lands
Deadline: June 15 and October 15 annually

Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship

Amount: $10,000
Eligibility: Undergrad or grad students interested in a career in early education pursuing or having an education related degree.
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Requirement: Submission of essay and Letter of Recommendation
Essay: 500-1000 words
Deadline: June 20, 2020

Paradigm Annual General Education Scholarship (GLG)

Amount: $1,000 
Eligibility: Enrolled Undergraduate and Graduate students
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Submission of essay
Essay: 1000 words
Deadline: July 1st, every year

Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: Enrolled Undergraduate and Graduate students
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Requirement: Submission of essay
Essay: 1200 words
Deadline: October 10, every year

Sideline Interactive Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Eligibility: Current Undergraduate student or high school senior who have a history of participating in athletics in high school
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Submission of essay
Essay: 1000-1500 words
Deadline: October 31st annually

Minority Women in STEM Scholarship

Amount: $3000
Eligibility: Current Undergraduate or graduate female students, looking to major in STEM field or having strong experience
Minimum GPA: N/A
Essay: 500-1000 words
Deadline: Rolling, One winner every 6 months

Building the Future Scholarship

Amount: $5000
Eligibility: Undergraduate students interested in a career in early education pursuing or having an education related degree. Must come from low-income community or an underrepresented minority group (listed on website)
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Requirement: Submission of essay
Essay: 500-1000 words
Deadline: June 30, 2020

Boster Bio Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Eligibility: College students, Accepted into a research position in biology or medical-related lab, looking to pursue field related to Biology Technology
Minimum GPA: 3.40
Requirement: Submission of essay, letter of acceptance from program, current transcript, letter of recommendation
Essay: 500-1000 words
Deadline: May 31st, 2020

Thomas Law Office Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Eligibility: College or graduate students, accepted HS seniors
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Acceptance letter for proof of enrollment, Submission of Essay
Essay: 500+ words
Deadline: July 17th, 2020

Slumber Yard Scholarship

Amount: $1500
Eligibility: College & grad students or accepted HS seniors. Demonstrated interest in business or entrepreneurship
Minimum GPA: 3.0 GPA
Requirement: Submission of short video and latest transcript
Essay: N/A
Deadline: July 31st, 2020

Beacon Rural America Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Eligibility: College students or HS seniors whom reside in rural areas
Minimum GPA: 3.0 GPA
Requirement: Submission of essay, 2 letters of recommendation, most recent Transcript, current photo
Essay: 750 words
Deadline: June 30th, 2020 and October 31st, 2020 for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 respectively

State Records Public Services Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Eligibility: Full time College/Grad students or accepted HS seniors.
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Submission of essay
Essay: 1000-1500 words
Deadline: July 10th, 2020

1st-Art-Gallery.com Annual Art and Design Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: college student or incoming
Minimum GPA: n/a
Requirement: piece of art, recent sample of writing, application form
Essay: maximum 2,000 word recent piece of writing
Deadline: May 31 annually

Verizon Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Eligibility: Full time undergrad/grad students with interests in business, only certain state residents accepted
Minimum GPA: 3.0 GPA
Requirement: Submission of essay or submission of video, completion of application, HS transcript
Essay: 300-400 word essay
Deadline: May 31st, 2020

The HOTH SEO Scholarship Program

Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: student
Minimum GPA: n/a
Requirement: essay, application form
Essay: minimum 1,000 word essay on how companies can take advantage of digital marketing
Deadline: December 31 annually

SmileTutor Quarterly College Student Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Eligibility: college freshman, sophomore or incoming student
Minimum GPA: n/a
Requirement: essay,
Essay: 750-1,000 word essay on your goals, aspirations and motivations as a soon-to-be college student
Deadline: March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31 annually

Meridian Leasing Aspiring Medical Professionals (AMP) Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Eligibility: High School Seniors, pursuing an undergraduate medical major or a future in healthcare (NHS)
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Requirement: Submission of essay, high school transcript, letter of recommendation
Essay: 1000-1500 words
Deadline: December 31st annually

Washington, D.C. Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: student
Minimum GPA: n/a
Requirement: essay
Essay: 300-1,000 word essay on who has inspired your education the most and why
Deadline: November 15 or May 15, annually

Yuliya Kachko Group Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Eligibility: taken at least 40 undergraduate hours or 10 graduate hours, at least 18 years old, proof of declared major
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Requirement: essay, letter of recommendation
Essay: what you can do to make a difference in your community
Deadline: December 10 annually

Pursuit of Excellence in Nursing Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Eligibility: Full time College/Grad enrolled students in a Doctor of Nursing (DNP) program with CCNE or ACEN accreditation is eligible to apply
Minimum GPA: 3.5 GPA
Requirement: Submission of essay, provide proof of enrollment, transcript, application
Essay: 2500 words
Deadline: December 1st , 2020

ZipRecruiter

Amount: $3,000
Undergraduate
Requirements: Submit a one-page essay about one’s past job and a future job they may be interested in
Deadline: October 31 annually

MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Eligibility: International and DACA Students
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: The student must have been accepted or enrolled at a full-time program at a U.S. or Canadian school that is an MOWER Partner College or University. Must be an international student on F1 visa status, Green Card holder (permanent resident), or a DACA recipient, a Canadian permanent resident or Canadian study permit holder. Must be 18 years or older.
Deadline: April 15, and November 15, annually. Applications from one period do not rollover to the next. See Scholarship guidelines on the link provided.