Private Scholarships

Opportunities with September 2023 Deadlines

UG - Undergraduate Student (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior)

GR - Graduate Student (Masters or Professional Degree)

HS - Graduating High School Students

Note: For more information, follow-up questions, and to check on the status of your application with any of the opportunities listed below, please reach out to the funding organization/company directly.

At BELDON®, we believe excellence is achieved from hard work and an unwavering dedication to learning something new, every day. We are proud to provide an annual scholarship to students who are determined to achieve a higher education, by alleviating their financial burdens. Must be seeking a degree in business, management, communications, marketing or related field and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. Click to apply.

Open to undergraduate students; 3.5 GPA or higher; Must submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay addressing identified questions on website. Click to apply.
Open to legal U.S. resident; 17 years of age or older; currently attending high school or will be attending an accredited university of college; 3.0 GPA or higher. Click to apply.

Applicant must be in high school graduating Class of 2024; 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 arena; complete online application with letters of recommendation, transcripts. Click to apply.

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.

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.

Many students from low-income or first-generation households never consider college to be an attainable option, especially if their parents don’t see it as an option. Regardless of one’s dreams, passions, or potential, college can feel impossible simply because of the cost. This scholarship aims to support students who have had to overcome obstacles in order to pursue a college education. Click to apply.

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

A general scholarship is available to Chickasaw students who take three or more credit hours each term and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Awards are based on enrollment and classification, and an incentive is available based on GPA. Applications can be submitted in the spring, summer and fall periods. Full-time Chickasaw Nation employees are ineligible. Click to apply.

The Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to exceptional student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential. Click to apply.

The Margo D. Kerrigan Scholar Award is named after the Founder of the American Indian Alaska Native Caucus of the APHA. At the time of her passing, Margo was the Indian Health Service California Area Director. She was a member of the White Earth (Mississippi) Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, was a respected and dedicated leader, and an advocate for AIAN people. As an active member of APHA and the first American Indian to serve on the Executive Board in its 120-year history, she founded APHA’s AIANNH Caucus in 1981. The Caucus honors her achievement and memory by presenting the Margo D. Kerrigan Scholar Award to promising AIANNH students as future public health professionals. Click to apply.

Applicants must a student committed to careers in health care; must be enrolled full-time; Applicant must complete Application Part 1 and Part 2 found on website. Click to apply.
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.
This contest is age group based: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College/University student, Law & Graduate school student, Short film, Senior adult; check category for contest details. Click to apply.

The mission of the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is to provide scholarships and ongoing support to students who are under-represented in the U.S. study abroad population. Students must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S. (graduate students are not eligible). The study abroad program must be eligible for credit at the student's educational institution. Click to apply.

Each spring, the AMA Journal of Ethics poses a question in ethics and professionalism as the topic for the contest. Essays are judged on clarity of writing, responsiveness to questions posed in the essay prompt, and applicability to decisions presented in the case. The author of the best essay receives a prize of $5,000. Click to apply.

This scholarship is presented by the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) to recognize the contribution that Daniel K Shipp made to ISEA and the safety and health of American workers during his 25 years as President of ISEA. The annual scholarship in the amount of $2,500 is open to college undergraduate students enrolled in majors geared toward a Safety and Health career, students who share our vision to protect others. Click to apply.

Applicant must already be enrolled (not just accepted) at an AACN member institution and seeking a baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degree in nursing. Click to apply.
Open to currently enrolled college or university students; STEM or from a group underrepresented in their field of study (gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age socio-economic status, nationality and other rnon-visible differences; 3.0 GPA or higher; create profile on the AfterCollege website. Click to apply.
Open to students who are a Cochlear Nucleus, Baha, or Osia recipient; 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.
Complete application; 140 character statement that completes the sentence found on website. Click to apply.
L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new and amateur science fiction and fantasy artists worldwide. No entry fee is required. Entrants retain all publication rights. Click to apply.

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.

Applicant must be 14 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 2026) 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.
The $2,000 Nitro Scholarship Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) Sunday, January 01, 2023 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Sunday, December 31, 2023 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for this Sweepstake. The $2,000 Nitro Scholarship Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the five (5) following eligibility requirements listed on the website. Click to apply.

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