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)

Avvo Scholarship

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

Future Leaders in Technology Scholarship

Amount: $2,500 + internship with Virtasant or $1,000
Eligibility: High School Senior, College or University student
pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Data Science
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: A member of an underrepresented group
(i.e. African American, Hispanic, Native American, LGBTQA+, Women)
Essay: 500-word essay in response to the following question:
What area of tech are you interested in studying and why? Tell us about a problem that you hope to solve by way of your future education and career in tech.
Deadline: Before January 1st and June 30th of every year

College Drive Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Eligibility: high school graduate or senior, college student
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Explaining a moral dilemma that you have faced in life and how you handled it
Submission type: Submission of essay (500 words or less), video/audio (4 minutes or less), meme, poster, graphic design, social media post
Deadline: March 1, 2021

Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance 

Amount: $ 1,500
Eligibility: Have completed their Sophomore year of college or wanting to complete Master’s Degree
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Requirement: Majoring in accounting or finance
Questionnaire: Candidates will be reviewed on leadership, character, communication skills, scholastic average and financial need.
Deadline: March 31, 2021

MoneyKey

Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: Full-time student at a post-secondary institution (accredited college, university or trade school) in the U.S.
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Requirement: 18+ U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Essay: 500-750 words answering the following prompt:
What does financial responsibility mean to you and what steps should students take to plan their budget?
Deadline: March 31, 2021 & September 30, 2021

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

2021 PIMCO Black Scholarship

Amount: $20,000
Eligibility: Undergrad
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Applicant will be required to submit a resume and complete an application and questionnaire.
Essay: 250 words or less to explain your most significant extracurricular activities and leadership roles
you have held in the last two years.
Deadline: May 2, 2021

2021 PIMCO Black Scholarship – Pre MBA

Amount: $20,000
Eligibility: Undergrad
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Applicant will be required to submit a resume and complete an application and questionnaire.
Essay: 250 words or less to explain your most significant extracurricular activities and leadership roles
you have held in the last two years.
Deadline: May 2, 2021

Bold.org 

Amount: $2,550
Eligibility: African American undergraduate or graduate
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Copy of most recent transcript
Essay: 500-1000 word essay about the following prompt:
Please tell us a bit about yourself. What do you hope to achieve in your life, and how are you preparing yourself to achieve it?
Deadline: May 11, 2021

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

Robert Trosten Grant  

Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: Enrolled at a college or university
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Submissions made through a formal email with a Word file attached
Essay: 700 – 850 word essay on the following prompt:
Students with Neurological Disabilities: what are the major issues they might have in an average US university?
Deadline: June 1, 2021

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

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

The Keith M. Fletcher Excellence in Ethic Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 (first place) and $500 (second place)
Eligibility: US permanent resident or citizen
Must be enrolled in or accepted to a US law school
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Law students and perspective law students
Essay: 1,000 word or more essay on the following prompt
Discuss the importance of pro-bono legal work
Deadline: July 1, 2021

Bold.org 

Amount: $2,000
Eligibility: High school, undergraduate or graduate
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Copy of most recent transcript
Essay: 500-1000 word essay about the following prompt:
If you’re a single mother in school, how do you juggle caring for your little one with pursuing a degree and everything else you do? How do you make ends meet financially? Have you thought about dropping out? What keeps you motivated to complete your degree? What do you find most challenging about the experience? What do you find most rewarding about the experience? What are your favorite moments with your little one?
If you’re the child or loved one of a single mother, how has this changed your life? What is your relationship to them? How does having a single mother or being close to a single mother affect your day-to-day and the way you think about your future?
We also want to hear about your dreams. Where do you see yourself in the future? What is your dream career? What are you doing right now to get there? How would winning the scholarship help you achieve your goals?
Deadline: July 1, 2021

The CE Shop 2021-2022 Give Back Scholarship 

Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: Enrolled at a College or University
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Full- time Student
Essay: Minimum of 250 words answering the following prompt:
What does it mean to you to give back and why is it important?
Deadline: July 31, 2021

Pickleball Pad Scholarship

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

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

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

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.