Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

Many scholarships have age limits, leaving non-traditional college students (over 25 years of age) out of luck. However, there are still many scholarships out there that have no age requirements, or are specifically open to non-traditional college students.

NEWH |New York Chapter
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – New York Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 19, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island or Northern New Jersey. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

$1,000 September Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 20, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students, as well as adults looking to attend college in the next year. Applicant must complete a form to login or register for a free account.

Fountain Law Firm $1,000 Scholarship
Sponsor: Fountain Law Firm, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 20, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently attending college or graduate school. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to their thoughts on changing the driving age.

Golden Eagle Coins Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Golden Eagle Coins
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 20, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LaTutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 20, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship
Sponsor: Reedsy
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 21, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to United States citizens and permanent residents who are accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States. Applicant must submit the first chapter (1,500 to 7,500 words) of an original novel they are writing, or have written but not published.

AAAEA – Capital Area Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Arab American Association of Engineerings and Architects (AAAEA) – Capital Area
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: September 22, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current student members of AAAEA – Capital Area or a child of a current member of the association. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student currently studying in the field of engineering, architecture or computer science/information technology.

AEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Acorn Equality Fund
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 22, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will retain permanent residence in the AEF service area of downstate Illinois and attend any accredited, post-secondary educational institution. Scholarships are designed to provide academic financial support for gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered students, allies, or the children of gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered parents.

NEWH | South Florida Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – South Florida Chapter
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: September 22, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in South Florida. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

HIMSS Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 25, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to members of HIMSS who study healthcare information and management systems. Multiple scholarships available with different requirements.

Dogsora Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dogsora
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are dog lovers. Applicant must submit an article on any topic related to dogs.

KFC Educational Grant Program
Sponsor: Reach Educational Grant program
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: September 28, 2017
Description: Grant is open to KFC U.S. Resident employees who are high school graduates (or equivalent), or college undergraduate, graduate or trade/vocational school students. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

BEF General Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: September 29, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

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