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.

Education Advantage Scholarships for Our Community
Sponsor: Education Advantage
Amount: Up to $7,000
Closing Date: March 17, 2017extended to March 24, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college students with hemophilia A or B, including those with inhibitors (factor VII or IX deficiency), or von Willebrand’s Disease.

UNCF General Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 24, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled at an UNCF affiliated college or university. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and have demonstrated financial need.

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship
Sponsor: MesotheliomaHelp.org
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are 18 years of age or older and are currently enrolled in a college or university within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to Mesothelioma.

Jerry Greenspan Student Voice of Mental Health Award
Sponsor: JED Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: March 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate college students who are raising awareness of mental health issues on campus, reducing prejudice around mental illness, and encouraging help-seeking among their peers.

Mesothelioma Essay Contest
Sponsor: Belluck & Fox
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 25, 2017
Description: Contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are 18 years of age or older and currently enrolled in a college or university located within the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to Mesothelioma.

Herman J. Smith Scholarship
Sponsor: National Housing Endowment
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 26, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in construction management, mortgage finance, or a construction related field at an accredited four-year institution. Preference will be given to legal residents of Texas, or students attending an academic institution in Texas, as well as current members of a student chapter of the National Association of Home Builders.

Lee S. Evans/National Housing Endowment Scholarship
Sponsor: National Housing Endowment
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 26, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who plan to enter the field of residential construction management.

NAHB Professional Women in Building Strategies for Success Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Home Builders
Amount:
Closing Date: March 26, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current full-time students who are pursuing education in a building related course of study. Preference will be given to applicants who would be unable to afford a college education without assistance and preference will be given to women students.

Pulte Group Build Your Future Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Pulte Group | National Housing Endowment
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 26, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students who are pursuing a career in the building industry.

Btrendie Scholarship
Sponsor: Btrendie
Amount: $1,250
Closing Date: March 27, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are in good academic standing. Applicant must submit an essay on a gadget or product that they can’t live without.

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