Science Scholarships

Scholarships open to students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and other Science fields.

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.

ROTC Scholarships
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Army, Navy (including Marine Corps option) and Air Force ROTC full-time sophomore and junior students with at least an overall 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a degree major that is related to the mission of the AFCEA educational Foundation (Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, and other STEM related majors).

STEM Majors Scholarship for Undergraduates
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to undergraduate students majoring in STEM fields, including Cyber Security, Intelligence, and Homeland Security-related disciplines.

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.

War Veterans Scholarship
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel) of the Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom Operations who are currently enrolled and attending classes in an Undergraduate program part-time or full-time in an eligible STEM major degree program at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.

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.

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.

Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Calaveras Big Trees Association
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution whose educational career goal coincides in communicating and interpreting nature’s wonder. Applicant must be pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art, or California history.

LGBTQ Scholarship
Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning and who are enrolled in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university and applicant must have a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences.

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

National Dairy Shrine Scholarships
Sponsor: National Dairy Shrine
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to U.S. students attending schools, colleges and universities in the United States who are majoring in dairy industry or other agricultural related fields.

Outdoor Writers of KS Scholarship
Sponsor: Kansas Wildscape
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors enrolled in a Kansas high school who plan to attend a college in Kansas and study wildlife or nature-based curriculum or outdoors journalism. University students enrolled in a wildlife or nature-based curriculum, or pursuing outdoors journalism are also eligible.

Sherelle T. and Timothy T. Carper III Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African American single mothers (age 18-30) who are United States citizens, and enrolled in an accredited college or university. Applicant must major in a STEM, Aviation, Political Science, Communications, or Business Management related field.

Women in Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female students who are enrolled in her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university and applicant must have a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences.

Women in Technology Scholarship
Sponsor: Buildium
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program in the United states or Canada, studying Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM).

Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholarship
Sponsor: Northrop Grumman Missions System
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 16, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of specific areas in California, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Ohio, and Virginia. Applicant must be planning to attend a four-year college or university in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics program.

UNCF STEM Scholars Program
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 19, 2020extended to April 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are African-American/Black, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and plan to study a STEM field in college, including Biological/life sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science/Engineering, Information Sciences, Engineering, or Mathematics. Applicant must have demonstrated financial and unmet need as measured by the student’s college or university.

Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship
Sponsor: The Wilderness Society
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in North America who have academic and/or career goals focused on making a significant positive difference in the long-term protection of wilderness in the United States.

4-H Youth In Action Awards
Sponsor: 4-H
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 27, 2020
Description: Award is open to 4-H members/recent alums who are between the ages of 15 and 19 years of age.

AFCCE Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college students undertaking a full-time undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university with a major in engineering or science and related to the telecommunications field.

American Wine Society Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Wine Society Educational Foundation (AWSEF)
Amount: $3,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time graduate students who have completed at least one semester in a graduate program leading to an M.S., Ph.D., or equivalent in enology, viticulture, or health aspects of wine.

FOSRX/FAST Scholarship
Sponsor: Factor One Source Pharmacy
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who are affected by hemophilia, a bleeding disorder, or a complex or chronic condition. Applicant must have been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder, an immunodeficiency, or any complex or chronic condition listed in their “Treated Conditions” menu. Preference will be given to students interested in science, healthcare, medical, or pharmacy fields.

Nikon Small World Contest
Sponsor: Nikon
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Contest is open to anyone worldwide over the age of 18 who have an interest in photography through the microscope.

NPFDA Scholarship
Sponsor: National Poultry & Food Distributors Association (NPFDA)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to employees of a NPFDA Member Company or children of employees who are graduating high school seniors or current college students. Applicant must submit an essay describing their goals and aspirations.

Stronger Scholarship
Sponsor: Healthline & NORD
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current juniors and seniors in pursuit of an undergraduate degree (as of fall 2020) who have demonstrated involvement in the advancement of rare and/or chronic disease(s), either through research, patient advocacy, raising awareness, or community building.

Ted Rolins Eco Scholarship
Sponsor: Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate college students who are majoring (or plan to major) in a field related to sustainability.

DuPage County Farm Bureau Named Scholarships
Sponsor: DuPage County Farm Bureau
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students whose parents are members in good standing of the DuPage County Farm Bureau (IL). While one of the scholarships is open to all majors, the other majors are open to specifically to students studying an agricultural-related course of study or culinary or nutrition program with a knowledge about agriculture.

Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship
Sponsor: North Dakota Community Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in North Dakota. Preference is given to, but not limited to, students studying water-related fields and students whose families have taken an active role in North Dakota’s water resources management.

Elmhurst Garden Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Elmburst Garden Club
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Illinois residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in Horticulture, Environmental Studies, Biology, Botany and/or other related sciences.

Montana Life Members Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana Federation of Garden Clubs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are Montana residents and citizens of the United States and are majoring in Conservation, Horticulture, Parks or Forestry, Greenhouse Management, Land Management or related subjects.

Murphy Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana Federation of Garden Clubs
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Montana residents who are at least college Sophomores with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be majoring in a horticulture-related major.

Nextiva Business Scholarship
Sponsor: Nextiva
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA and plans to major in a business or STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) program.

Orchid Care Scholarship
Sponsor: Orchids Made Easy
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a program in Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation, or related field, with a focus on orchids.

Race for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: The Race for Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a field of study within the equine, animal science or agricultural industry and/or whose family is employed in the equine industry. Applicant must be 24 years old or younger and have at least a 2.85 GPA.

CGCS – Bernard Harris Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Council of the Great City Schools
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 6, 2020extended to May 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American and Hispanic students completing their senior year of high school in a member of the Council of the Great City Schools. Applicant must have a commitment to pursue a career in a STEM field.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship
Sponsor: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents 16 years of age or older at the time of application and enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student for the 2020 term. Applicant must have a declared major of biology, chemistry, bio-chemistry, or related life science field.

Advancing Agricultural Science Opportunities for Native Americans (AASONA) Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American students who are pursuing agriculture related STEM degrees during the upcoming academic year.

AISES 3M Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | 3M
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate students for the 2020-2021 academic year who will be studying any STEM degree.

AISES A. T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who are Native American, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Mathematics, Medical Science, Physical Sciences, Technology, Science, Engineering, or Natural Resources.

Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Burlington North Santa Fe Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are graduating high school seniors and live in a state serviced by BNSF (Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, and Washington). Applicant must be planning to study Business, Finance, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Education, Medicine, or Health Administration.

SEA Scholarships
Sponsor: Surfers’ Environmental Alliance
Amount: Up to $10,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will have a major that focuses on Environmental Studies/Sciences.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors.

DMI Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB)
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students (sophomore through senior) enrolled in college/university programs that emphasize diary. Majors can include communications/public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, nutrition, food science, and Ag education.

William L. & Mary Ann Brown STEM Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UNCF | William L. & Mary Ann Brown
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors attending a high school in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and planning to major in and pursue a career in the STEM field. Applicant must be accepted at any UNCF member institution, other HBCU, or an accredited four-year university.

Lamey Wellehan Maine Difference Scholarship
Sponsor: Lamey-Wellehan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Maine high school seniors who will graduate in the spring and who will enter a Maine college in the fall OR a graduate of a Maine high school in one of the four years preceding the current year who will be enrolled in a Maine college in the fall. Applicant studies should be on the ecology and economics of Maine.

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