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A World Connected
A World Connected Essay Contest

AFCEA Educational Foundation
AFCEA Undergraduate Scholarships (Military Vets have freshmen priority).


AG Bell Foundation
AG Bell College Scholarships

ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest

ASTA Scholarships

Academic Scholarship Resources
Franklin M. David Memorial Scholarship

Akademos, Inc.
TextbookX Scholarship

All-Ink, Inc.
College Scholarship Program

Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society
ASL National Honor Society Scholarships

Ambucs Scholarships

American Chemical Society
ACS Scholars Program

American Legion Auxiliary
The Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

American Royal
American Royal Scholarships

Americanism Educational League
Americanism Educational League Scholarships

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship

Association on American Indian Affairs
AAIA Displaced Homemakers Scholarship (Must be partially American Indian).

Chela Financial
Chela Money Matters Scholarships

Clara Abbott Educational Foundation
Clara Abbott Scholarships

Datatel Angel Scholarships

Department of Homeland Security / US Government
Dept. of Homeland Security Scholarships

Frank O'Neill Memorial Scholarship

Educational Advancement Foundation
Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Scholarships (Do not need to be member to apply).

Elie Wiesel Foundation
The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education

Executive Women International
Adult Students in Scholastic Transition Scholarship (Men & Women can apply.)
(If a chapter is not located where you are, contact them).

First Data Western Union
FDWU Foundation Scholarship Program

Floriculture Industry Research and Scholarship Trust
Floriculture Industry Scholarships

Freedom From Religion Foundation
FFRF Essay Contest

Let's Get Creative! Scholarship Contest

Garden Club of America
Garden Club of America Scholarships

Golden Key National Honor Society
Golden Key Service Award

Golden Key, Inc.
GEICO Adult Scholar Awards

Government Finance Officers Association
GFOA Scholarships

Grandmothers for Peace
Barbara Wiedner/Dorothy Vandercook Scholarship

Great Lakes Commission
Carol A. Ratza Memorial Scholarship

Harry S. Truman Foundation
Truman Scholars

Hattie M. Strong Foundation
Hattie M. Strong Foundation (Student Loans)

Hispanic College Fund
HCF Scholarships (variety)

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
College Scholarship Program

Hyperion Books for Children
Paul Zinder First Novel Award

Benjamin A. Gilman International Award - Study Abroad Insitute of International Education

Korean-American Scholarship Fund
Korean-American Scholarship Fund

L. Ron Hubbard, Inc.
Writers of the Future Contest

LULAC National Education Service Centers
General Electric/General Motors Scholarships

League of United Latin American Citizens
National Scholarship Fund

Leopold Schepp Foundation
Schepp Foundation Scholarships

Medical Library Association
Continuing Education Awards

Mensa (Do not need to be a member of Mensa to apply).
Mensa Education & Research Scholarship Program

Monster Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

NAACP Educational Scholarships

NAIW Education Foundation
College Scholar Scholarships

NAPSLO Insurance Scholarship Program

NFRW Scholarships

National Association of Gifted Children
A. Harry Passow Classroom Teacher Scholarship

National Institute for Labor Relations Research
NILRR Scholarships

National Inventors Hall of Fame
Collegiate Inventors Competition

National Italian-American Foundation
NIAF Scholarships

National Press Photographers Association
NPPF Scholarships

National Restaurant Association
NRAEF Academic Scholarships for Undergrads

National Society of Accountants
Student Scholarships

National Student Nurses' Association
Scholarships (Various)

OP Loftbed Co.
OP Loftbed Scholarship

Office of the Police Corps, US Dept of Justice
Office of the Police Corps Scholarships

Order Sons of Italy in America
OSIA Scholarships

Pfizer Epilepsy Scholarship

Poetry Contests

Various Scholarships

Radio & TV News Directors Association
RTNDA Awards and Scholarships

Roothbert Fund, Inc.
Roothbert Fund Scholarship

Rotary International
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships

Royal Neighbors of America (Must be a member to apply).
Nontraditional Scholarships

Rural American Scholarship Fund
Rural American Scholarship Fund

Sallie Mae
Sallie Mae Fund Scholarships Programs (various)

Sara Lazarus Memorial Scholarship Program
Sara Lazarus Scholarship

Scholars Vault
Struggling Scholars Fund

Scholarship Research Institute
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Sertoma Scholarships

Spina Bifida Association of America
SBAA Scholarships

The American Architecture Foundation
AIA/AAF Scholarship Programs

The Ayn Rand Institute
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

The Center for Educational Solutions
A. Patrick Charnon Scholarship

The Christophers
The Annual Christopher Video Contest (College Students)

The Independent Institute
Olive W. Garvey Fellowships

The Lincoln Forum
Lincoln Forum Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

The Phillips Foundation
Ronald Reagen Future Leaders Scholarship Program

The Sunshine Lady Foundation (Men can apply, emphasis is mainly for women).
Counselor, Advocate, and Support Staff Scholarship

Tylenol Scholarships

U.S. Jaycees
Charles R. Ford Scholarship

U.S. Naval Institute
Naval Institute Essay and Photo Contests

USA Funds
USA Funds to Access Scholarships

USA Funds to Education Scholarships
USA Funds to Education Scholarships

United Negro College Fund
UNCF Grants and Scholarships

Wal-Mart Higher REACH Scholarship

Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP)
Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP)

Worldstudio Foundation
Worldstudio Scholarships


American Association of University Women
AAUW Awards (Women only)

Association for Women in Mathematics
AWM Essay Contest for College Women Students (Women only)

Take Me Away Scholarships (Women only)

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Maude Keisling Homemakers Scholarship (Women only)

Daughters of the American Revolution
DAR Scholarships (Various) (Women only)

Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting
Women in Transition Scholarship (Women only)

Evangelical Lutheran Church of America
Amelia Kemp Scholarship (Minority group women only)

HORIZONS Foundation
HORIZONS Scholarships (Women only)

Heloise Werthan Kuhn Scholarship
Heloise Werthan Kuhn Scholarship

Jeannette Rankin Foundation
Women's Educational Fund Grants (Women over age 35 only)

Linda Lael Miller
Nontraditional Scholarships for Women (Women only)

P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (Women only)

P.E.O. Scholar Awards
P.E.O. Educational Loan Fun (Women only)

Pilot International
Pilot International Scholarships (Women only)

Raise the Nation
Raise the Nation Grants and Scholarships (Women only)

Scholarships for Women
Scholarships for Women

Society of Women Engineers
Re-entry Scholarships (Women only)

Soroptimist International
Women's Opportunity Awards (Women only)

Talbots Women Scholarship Fund (Women only)

Third Wave Foundation
Third Wave Scholarship Program (Women only)

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
Deborah Partridge Wolfe International Fellowships Membership in the sorority is not required - women only).

Zonta International
Various Zonta Scholarships (Women only)

Miscellaneous Scholarships/Information

Bank of America
Bank of America Financial Aid Sweepstakes ($1,000)

CarDonors.com $500 Quarterly Giveaway

Careerfitter.com $500 Bi-Yearly Giveaway

ScholarSite.com $1,000 Drawing Giveaways

eCampusTours $1,000 Scholarship Drawing

Scholarship Searches:


College Resource Network
A free scholarship search engine and college planning website specializing in minority scholarships.



Lions Club
Contact your local Lions Club for information on scholarships

Minority Scholarships Gateway List

Scholarship Resources

Offline Scholarship Information

John Gyles Education Awards (offline)
Full Canadian or American citizenship a requirement. Awards available to male/female students for all areas of post-secondary
study. Minimum 2.7/4.0 is required. Criteria other than strictly academic ability/financial need are considered in selection process.
Students can receive an application by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:

John Gyles Education Awards
Attention: The Secretary
P.O. Box 4808
712 Riverdale Drive
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 5G4

or call: (506) 459-7460.

Sumasil Foundation for Women (offline)
Any woman (18 years and older) who has established, clear cut goals on independence and self-sufficiency. Funding available for Education and/or associated expenses, specific skills/professional advancement, emotional/personal growth, or limited emergency funding. Write for an application at:

The Sumasil Foundation,
P.O. Box 758,
Stillwater, MN 55082

V.E.T.S. Annual Scholarship (For Vets and their spouses)
Must be a U.S. citizen, maintain 2.5 GPA

Victory Ensured Through Service
2045 Fancy Oaks, #1
Redding, CA 96003

From "501 Ways for Adult Students to Pay for College" by Gen and Kelly Tanabe.
(DISCLAIMER: Pay very close attention to information about scholarships).