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MSC06 3800
1-University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: (505) 277-6343
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Private Scholarships

UG - Undergraduate Student (Freshman, Sophmore, Junior, Senior)
GR - Graduate Student (Master's or Professional Degree)
HS - Graduating High School

Last Update: September 21, 2018 9:55 AM

September 2018 Opportunites

September 1, 2018 - Autolist Used Car to Dream Car Scholarship - HS/UG/GR

Autolist is supporting students by offering a quarterly $1,500 scholarship for outstanding students based either on a merit or need basis. Applicants must be a legal U.S. resident at least eighteen (18) years old who is currently attending high school and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year, or a student currently attending an accredited university or college. Click to apply.

September 1, 2018 - Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship - UG/GR

Apply for as many scholarships as you can; Submit all the confirmation emails you have received; Write a short letter telling about yourself. Click to apply.

September 1, 2018 - Karman Mobility Disability Scholarship - HS/UG

Open to applications who have a mobility disability; enrolled at an accredited college or university; 16 years or older; 2.5 GPA or higher; Submit an essay or poem that aligns with the 2018 Theme. Click to apply.

September 1, 2018 - MaxHome Scholarship Program - UG

Open to undgraduate students; 3.5 GPA or higher; Must submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay addressing identified questions on website. Click to apply.

September 1, 2018 - Netfloor USA Access Flooring Scholarship Program - HS/UG/GR

Open to legal U.S. resident; 17 years of age or older; currently attedning high school or will be attending an accredited university of college; 3.0 GPA or higher. Click to apply.

September 1, 2018 - VidgoTV Scholarship - UG

Open to all univerity students, including those who will be starting in August 2018. Complete application; write an essay on the 5 topics listed on website. Click to apply.

September 1, 2018 - Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarship - Legal or Medical field

One scholarship will be awarded to one student in the legal field and a second scholarship will be awareded to one student in the medical field; 150 words or more essay addressing one of the 5 statements on website. Click to apply.

September 7, 2018 - BEF Gunnar Esiason Own It Scholarship - HS/UG

The Boomer Esiason Foundation’s ultimate goal is to free the world of CF (cystic fibrosis), while they wait, they will improve the lives of those who live with the disease. That’s why the foundation is pleased to announce the Gunnar Esiason Own It Scholarship. In order to apply, High school seniors and college students at any level will be eligible. Applicants must be able to prove a cystic fibrosis diagnosis.Through the program, the Boomer Esiason Foundation is offering award range from $1,000 – $5,000. Click to apply.

September 7, 2018 - Christine Mirzayan Graduate Fellowship Program - GR

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine” foundation is glad to announce “The Mirzayan Fellowship Program”. The program is open to graduate students, postdoctoral students, and professional school students (e.g, Master’s, JD, MD, Ph.D.). The fellowship program provides the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the Academies in Washington, DC to learn more about science and technology policy. Fellows will receive a stipend up to $9000. Click to apply.

September 7, 2018 - Provident Metals Scholarship Essay Contest - HS/UG/GR

Provident Metals is offering a scholarship to help people invest in themselves and their future. All applicants must be a U.S resident registered at a U.S. college or university, and complete, sign and submit the rules along with their written submission. Click to apply.

September 10, 2018 - Love Your Career Scholarship - UG

Submit a 1,000 words or more essay on topic provided on website; Interview a professional in your desired career field; complete application. Click to apply.

September 12, 2018 - Cameron Impact Scholarship - HS

Applicant must be in high school graduating Class of 2019; 3.7 GPA; Excel in broad variety of extracurricular activities; Motived leader with strong work ethic and social acumen; Active participation in community service and in civic-minded areans; complete online application with letters of recommendation, transcripts. Click to apply.

September 15, 2018 - CareerFitter Online Scholarship - HS/UG/GR

Student must be plannig to enroll or participate in a college, university or graduate school program during an upcoming spring/summer/fall term; 2.4 GPA or better; Complete application; Take CareerFitter's career test; Essay of 1000 words or less on topic provided on website. Click to apply.

September 15, 2018 - Catching the Dream - UG/GR

CTD’s objective is to recognize and reward outstanding student achievement. CDIB must come directly from tribal office; Financial Needs Anaylsis must come directly from college; full-time; attend college/university; seeking BA or higher; new applicants only. Click to apply.

September 15, 2018 - The May Firm Bi-Annual Scholarship Fund - UG

The May Firm is pleased to announce the May Firm Bi-Annual Scholarship to undergraduates enrolled at either a Community College or University. The scholarship award is $1,00 and the deadline date is September 15 and January 15 of each year. Click to apply.

September 15, 2018 - Nicholas A. Pennipede Memorial Scholarship - HS/UG

For over 25 years, Eye Associates has had the privilege of providing eye care to thousands of patients and families across the Kansas City metro area. Following in that spirit of giving back, we are proud to offer a high school scholarship to a student looking to achieve their college educational goals while demonstrating a commitment to helping their community. We look forward awarding the scholarship to a sincere and hardworking student who shares our values of community building and hard work. Click to apply.

September 15, 2018 - Scholarship - HS/UG/PhD/JD/MD

Applicant must complete the short registration online; Open to expecting and current mothers. Click to apply.

September 17, 2018 - Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Society of Fellows - GR

The Dartmouth Society of Fellows is delighted to announce the Postdoctoral Fellowships foster the academic careers of scholars who have recently received their Ph.D. degrees. In order to apply, the applicant must have completed a Ph.D. no earlier and must have their degree in hand. Applications will be accepted in the various fields of humanities, social sciences, interdisciplinary programs, sciences, engineering, business, and medicine. The Society of Fellows aims to foster intellectual community at the highest levels and broadly across the institution. Fellows will receive a monthly stipend of $4,600 plus benefits, and $5,000 annually to support computing, travel and research needs. Click to apply.

September 17, 2018 - We the Future Contest

This contest is age group based: Elementray School, Middle School, High School, College/University student, Law & Graduate school student, Short film, Senior adult; check category for contest details. Click to apply.

September 20, 2018 - The Tree Center Scholarship Program - HS/UG

Applicant must currently be enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the U.S.; 3.0 GPA or higher; American citizen, permanent resident or hold a valid student visa; desgined an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others; submit an essay; letter of recommendation; photo. Click to apply.

September 20, 2018 - Woods Hole Oceanographic Postdoctoral Fellowship - GR

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is pleased to be able to offer “Woods Hole Oceanographic Postdoctoral Fellowships”. Scholars program is designed to recipients of new or recent doctorates in the fields of chemistry, engineering, & geology. Click to apply.

September 28, 2018 - BEF General Academic Scholarship - UG/GR

Students with cystic fibrosis; demostrating financial need; complete application; essay on topics found on website; photo; letter from physician; transcript; tuition billing statement. Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - AfterCollege Nursing Scholarship - HS/GR

Applicant must already be enrolled (not just accepted) at an AACN member insitution and seeking a baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degree in nursing.. Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship - UG

Open to currently enrolled colle or university students; STEM or from a group underrepresented in their field of study (gender, race, enthic background, disability, sexual orientation, age socio-economic status, nationality and othe rnon-visible differences; 3.0 GPA or higher; creat profile on the AfterCollege website Click to apply.

September 30, 2018- Anders Tjellstrom Scholarship - HS/UG

Open to students who have a Baha device; currently enrolled student at a college or university; 2.5 GPA or higher; complete application; transcripts; admissions notice; awards and activities; personal statement; personal documents; letters of recommendation. Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - BMO Capital markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship - UG/GR

The Lime Connect is pleased to be an Equity Through Education partner of BMO Capital Markets to provide scholarships for students with disabilities. The program is open to current undergraduates or graduate students who are pursuing a degree in business/commerce, engineering, math, physics, statistics or a related discipline at a four-year university in the United States or Canada. The Equity Through Education is open to helps people achieve their dreams by getting the opportunity to develop themselves through education, and the program builds a diverse workforce. U.S. recipients will receive up to $10,000 USD or Canada recipients will receive up to $5,000 USD to support their future studies. Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - Details and Fine Print about the Scholarship Award- Nursing/Pre-Nursing

Current nurse; high school senior accepted to a university; US citizen; leadership quailities and dedicated to pursuing a post-secondary education; Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - Don't Text and Drive Scholarship - HS/UG/GR

Complete application; 140 character statement that completes the sentence found on website. Click to apply.

Fellowship on Women in Public Policy - GR/Post-GR

The Fellowship on Women and Public Policy is a premiere, intensive leadership development, skill building and educational program designed to encourage highly qualified graduate and post graduate women to pursue careers in public policy. More than 300 women have now completed the program and form an extensive alumni network that stretches across New York State, the United States and around the world. Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - Illustrators of the Future Contest - UG

L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new and amateur science ficition and fantasy artists worldwide. No entry fee is required. Entrants retain all publication rights. Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - Montem Health and Wellness Scholarship - HS/UG

Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in high school, college, university or trades school; Applicant must have a passion for a healthy lifestyle; Applicant must submit a 500-1000 word essay; Topic provided on website. Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship - UG

Be between the ages of 16-25; Submit answers to essay questions on website; have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining; 2.5 GPA or higher; U.S. or Canada citizen. Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - R2C Scholarship - UG/GR

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents who are starting a program of higher education (college or graduate school) within the next 12 months; currently full- or part-time students; Must be 17 years or older. Click to apply.

Septermber 30, 2018 - Scholarship Poetry Contest - HS/UG

Applicant must submit a poem 20 lines or less; An original, unpublished poem; No entry fee. Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - PostLocations.Com Scholarship - HS/UG

Open to students 16 years of age and older; Must be a U.S. resident; Applicant must submit a 500-1000 word essay about the most interesting item they have received in the mail. Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - Shout It Out Scholarship - HS/UG

Applicant must be 13 years or older; Must be a legal resident of the U.S. or the District of Columbia; Must be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 20122) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education; Must submit a 250 words or less response to prompt provided on website. Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship - HS/UG/GR

Voy Media believes in helping passionate, hardworking, and talented students achieve their dream of starting their own business. As such, they will be awarding four $2,500 scholarships throughout the duration of one calendar year to help young entrepreneurs afford the rising cost of education and help them along the road to entrepreneurship. Click to apply.

September 30, 2018 - Writer's Square Essay Contest - UG

Application is opened to all enrolled students from first grade to college; Students may only submit one entry per session; Entries must be original and previously unpublished work written by the entrant. Click to apply.

December 29, 2018 - Dolman Law Group Video Essay Contest - UG

Applicant must be currently or planning to attend a college or university during the 2017-2018 academic year; be in good academic standing; provide video essy YouTube format. Click to apply.