Scholarships for Graduate Students

You have completed your undergraduate degree. Now, you’re furthering your education in medical school, law school, or graduate school. Below are scholarships open to graduate students.

Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students (women and minority students) currently pursuing a graduate degree in a STEM field at any accredited academic institution.

Robert A. Shuker Scholarship
Sponsor: Robert A. Shuker Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a law school who are legal residents of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Washington D.C., which is defined as including the Maryland counties of Montgomery, Prince Georges, Anne Arundel, and Howard, and the Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudon, Prince William, and the City of Alexandria.

STEM Teacher Graduate Scholarships
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students actively pursuing a graduate degree or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) subjects at a U.S. school in grades K-12.

NLHA Scholarships
Sponsor: National Leased Housing Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 11, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, current undergraduate and graduate students, and non-traditional students who are residents of federally assisted rental housing.

Project Impact Scholarships
Sponsor: Project Impact
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to April 11, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the state of Mississippi. There are multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

Black Philanthropy Bannister Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African American/Black high school graduates and adult students who are Rhode Island residents and pursuing or advancing a career in healthcare at a post-secondary institution.

$500 Easy Digital Action Scholarship
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $500 scholarship by participating in one of the digital campaigns featured on our COVID-19 Collection Page. We know you might be home from school, looking for ways to fight social isolation and/or make a positive impact in your community even if you’re stuck inside. That’s why we’ve created a helpful page specifically for campaigns that can be done completely online! Every time you participate in one of the campaigns, you will be automatically entered to win a $500 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Take a Quiz to Prep for the Elections in Light of COVID-19
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by taking and sharing our online quiz to educate friends on how COVID-19 is affecting the upcoming elections. Don’t let coronavirus stop you and your friends from voting! Share the quiz to automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship. Let’s Do This.

American Atheists Scholarships
Sponsor: American Atheists
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students in the United States who have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant does not need to be U.S. citizen, but must attend a U.S. based institution. Applicant must demonstrate atheist activism in their communities and schools. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to a member of the LGBT community.

ANTHC Scholarship
Sponsor: Alaska Native Tribal health Consortium
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Alaska Native and American Indian students who are permanent Alaska residents, interested in working in a health care related field, and currently enrolled in a formal education or training program.

ASID Scholarships
Sponsor: American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are studying interior design.

Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care Grant
Sponsor: American Academy of Optometry Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
Description: Grant is open to outstanding fourth year student clinicians who have demonstrated excellence in contact lens patient care during their optometry education.

Beth E. Marcus Scholarship
Sponsor: Reformed Church in America
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to women members of the Reformed Church of America who are preparing for ministry through theological education.

Castle Lanterra Properties Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Castle Lanterra Properties
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, graduate and current undergraduate and graduate students who are active residents or dependent children of active residents in good standing at a Castle Lanterra Property (located in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia, and Washington).

CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest
Sponsor: CJ Pony Parts
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who will be enrolled in post-secondary education in their next semester. Applicant must submit a video that is under three minutes on one of several given topics related to cars.

CURE Scholarship
Sponsor: Citizens United For Research in Epilepsy (CURE)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are diagnosed with epilepsy by a physician or have an immediate family member (parent, spouse, child or sibling), and/or are a caregiver of a person living with epilepsy. Applicant must be seeking to advance their personal knowledge in the field of epilepsy, as it is related to research, health education, awareness, and/or advocacy.

Davis-Putter Scholarship
Sponsor: Davis Putter Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are active in movements for social and/or economic justice and have financial need. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of oppression.

Eckenfelder Scholarship
Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental profession. Applicant must be in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university and have a declared major in civil, chemical or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences.

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