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.

disABLEDperson, Inc. National Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: disABLEDperson, Inc.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 23, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students with disabilities who are enrolled in a two or four-year college or university in the United States. Student must submit an essay on the topic of the Social Security Disability Income Program.

FWSF Scholarship
Sponsor: Financial Women of San Francisco
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: March 24, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate women who are enrolled at a Bay Area accredited college or university. Applicant must follow a course of study to attain a degree and pursue a career in finance or in the financial services industry.

TMCF | Wells Fargo Emergency Scholarship
Sponsor: Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 24, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to enrolled full-time college seniors at an accredited TMCF member school with a GPA of at least 3.0. Applicant must demonstrate outstanding financial need and/or an emergency situation.

TMCF | Wells Fargo Scholarship
Sponsor: Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 24, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior at one of TMCF’s 47 member-schools during the 2019-2020 school year. Applicant must have demonstrated need.

AACT John Kitt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Candy Technologists
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will have college sophomore, junior or senior status in the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must have a demonstrated interest in confectionery technology and majoring in food science, chemical engineering, biological science or a related area.

NEWH | Dallas Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH | Dallas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students attending an accredited college in Northern Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, or Kansas. Applicant must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

NEWH | Las Vegas Chapter
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Las Vegas Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Nevada or Utah. 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.)

KFC Educational Grant Program
Sponsor: Reach Educational Grant program
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: March 28, 2019
Description: Grant is open to KFC U.S. resident employees who are high school seniors, high school graduates (or equivalent), or college undergraduate, graduate or trade/vocational school students. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Same Day Loans Scholarship
Sponsor: Same Day Loans
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled full-time in high school or at least part-time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have at least a 2.8 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay or infographic on something personal to them.

ASDSO’s Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who will be enrolled full-time at the senior-level during the 2019-2020 school year in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO. Applicant must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams.

BEF General Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

Best & The Brightest Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Millennium Momentum Foundation Inc.
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens or students who currently have AB 540 status. Application opportunity targets, but is not limited to the following ethnic groups: African-American, Asian Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Indian/Native American. Applicant must be a full-time college student (minimum Sophomore standing) and pursuing a career in a public service related field.

NEWH | Northwest Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | Northwest Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho or Montana. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

NEWH | Washington DC Metropolitan Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | Washington DC Metropolitan Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or Washington, DC. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship
Sponsor: National Air Transportation Association (NATA)
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a flight program at an accredited college or university with aspirations to become a professional pilot. Applicant must have a private pilot’s license and at least a 3.0 GPA.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.

Washington Wine Industry Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Washington Wine Industry Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending Washington colleges who are pursuing studies in viticulture, enology, and other wine-related studies.

Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) Scholarship
Sponsor: Army Nurse Corps Association
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: March 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited baccalaureate or advanced degree nursing or nurse anesthesia program who are serving or have previously served in any branch of a component of the U.S. Army. Applicant must not currently be receiving funding by a component of the U.S. Army and have received an Honorable Discharge (if applicable).

Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Ocean State Center for Independent Living
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current students who are Rhode Island residents with a significant disability.

Sleeping Angels Co. Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Sleeping Angels
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled as a college/university student within the United States who are American citizens, permanent residents, or hold a valid student visa. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Student must submit an essay describing the evolution of the nanny in the 21st century.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal residents of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

ABAK Buena S. Bond Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: AgriBusiness Association of Kentucky (ABAK)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are Kentucky residents and have a declared major in an agricultural related field of study.

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: The Actuarial Foundation
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have at least one birth parent who is a member of a minority group. Applicant must have an intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality, and other non-visible differences.

AfterCollege Socorro Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working towards a degree with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must create a profile on the AfterCollege website.

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