Private Scholarships

Opportunities with January 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.


Applicant must be entering their first year of graduate school in the fall of 2023; Applicant must provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited US institution; Applicant must be pursuing a degree in the atmospheric or related sciences; Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA; Applicant must be a US citizen or hold permanent resident status. Click to apply.
Applicants must be women; must complete online application; must submit a 500 word essay answering, "Why are you committed to living a healthy lifestyle? How do you maintain your physical and mental wellness as a student? Is the cost or availability of organic & natural products a challenge?" Click to apply.
Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better; must represent and underserved community; must submit a 500 word essay designing your ideal future and how that can be achieved. Click to apply.

Applicants must have a GPA of 3.6 or better and submit transcripts at the time of application; must submit one letter of recommendation from a former or current teacher or employer; must submit a 500-1000 word essay on how STEM graduates can change the world. Click to apply.

This scholarship was created to recognize outstanding students who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of corrosion technology, science or engineering and who have a demonstrated need for assistance in order to complete their degree. The NACE Foundation will award up to two (2) scholarship in the amount of $1,000 on behalf of American Innovations (AI). Click to apply.
AMPP EMERG will provide up to (5) five scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each to undergraduate students interested in the study of corrosion or corrosion control. Click to apply.

The Gordon Rankin Corrosion Engineering Scholarship was established in 2011 by Farwest Corrosion Control Company to commemorate his over fifty years of service in the corrosion industry. These scholarships are established to help young students further their studies in corrosion, thus bringing forward a new generation into the field of corrosion control and cathodic protection, to which Gordon has dedicated his life’s work. On behalf of Farwest Corrosion Control Company, the NACE Foundation will award up to two (2) scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each. Click to apply.

Applicants must complete a short online application and submit a 300+ word essay answering "What is one traumatic experience you've overcome in your life?" Click to apply.
Applicants must submit a 300 word essay or a 1 min video to one social media platform on a quote by Hellen Keller. Click to apply.
Applicants must be high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or better; semi-finalists are required to submit a letter of recommendation as well as current transcripts. Click to apply.
Scholarship open to student who will be enrolled in college or university; Applicant must be be attending school in the 50 US states; Applicant must submit 1000 words or more; Topic provided on website. Click to apply.
Applicant must be a graduating high school senior; Applicant must be planning on attending an accredited and approval four year institution within the US; Applicant must show leadership potential, demonstrate a dedication to community service, present evidence of financial need; Applicant must be a US citizen; Applicant must have a minimum SAT score of 1000 or ACT score of 21. Click to apply.
Applicants must be high school in grades 9-12; must submit a 700-1000 word essay demonstrating understanding of political courage as described in Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy, along with a completed online application. Click to apply.
Applicants must fill out general application and submit an essay of no more than 550 words that accurately describe your life, academic, career and/or vocational goals and how you plan on achieving them. There are multiple opportunities listed on the general application and applicants must indicate which one(s) they are applying for. Click to apply.
The LANL Foundation offers scholarships via the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund (LAESF) to high school graduates and current undergraduate students from Northern New Mexico to pursue 4-year degrees.

Students are evaluated based on information and materials submitted in their application. Those who pursue degrees in STEM fields or other professions deemed important to the future success of Northern New Mexico are given priority consideration for the top level of awards. Scholarships support students in any field of study, not just STEM careers. Students pursuing a 4-year undergraduate degree submit one application in order to be considered for all 4-year renewable scholarships and one-time awards. The LAESF Advisory Committee evaluates all applications in attempt to match applicants with any awards for which they are eligible and selects the strongest candidates in each category to receive an award. Click to apply.
Applicant must live at or below the poverty lvel, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status; Applicant must be the first in their families to attend college; Applicant must be a representative of the AAPI community's diversity, geographically and ethnically, especially those ethnicicites that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity; Applicant must have placed strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement; Complete application. Click to apply.
Applicants must be pursuing a degree in architecture. Website lists four different opportunities with differing requirements. Click to apply.
Applicant must be over the age of 18; applicant must submit essay; topic provided on website. Click to apply.
Applicant must complete online form; Applicant must complete a 140 character statement. Click to apply.
Applicants must submit completed online application with a 300-500 word essay on problems we face while driving and what laws could be changed to prevent these problems. Click to apply.
Applicants ust submit a 450 word essay or two minute video on "How is agriculture essential to bringing food to the table?" Click to apply.
Scholarships are available for students majoring in accounting or accounting-related field; 6 scholarships on the website, each with varying requirements and amounts. Click to apply.
Scholarship is open to one student who has been accepted into or who are pursuing an approved course of study to become a medical doctor (no pre-med, veterinarian, or physician assistant) at approved, accredited medical schools, colleges and universities; The scholarship is not automatically renewable; Applicant may reapply for up to four years. Click to apply.
Scholarship is open to graduate and undergraduate students majoring in education in institutions of higher learning throughout the United States. Click to apply.
Scholarship is a one-time preferred scholarship awarded to a student who is either enrolled in or attends an accredited law school; Applicant must have a 3.25 GPA or higher. Click to apply.
Student must be planning 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.
Scholarship is awarded to three students who are in financial need and who have been accepted or is currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing; Applicant must provide a letter of acceptance into a nursing program or a transcript stating the applicant is in a nursing program. Click to apply.
Applicant must complete online application, be a member of Student Central, have sat for at least one actuarial exam, (2) letters of recommendations, and official transcript. Click to apply.
Applicants must be an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation; must complete general application and have a GPA of 3.0 or better; there are multiple scholarships available with differing requirements/eligibility. Click to apply.
Scholarship is open to help Native American students of any age, any tribe and in any state striving to get an education at the undergraduate or graduate level; Scholarship is based on financial need and academic achievement; Applicants must be able to provide Certificate Degree of Indian Blood; Applicant must have a 3.25 GPA or higher Click to apply.
Scholarship is awarded to two outstanding students pursuing a course of graduate study in the field of historic preservation at a college or university in the US. Click to apply.
Scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school student who will pursue an undergraduate degree with a concentrated study of a minimum of 24 credit hours in American History and American Government. Click to apply.

Scholarship awarded to one student either attending or planning to attend an approved, accredited medical school, college, or university; Applicant must have a minimum of 3.25 GPA or higher; Applicant must provide proof of continued enrollment and an annual transcript. Click to apply.

One award is given to students studying to teach at the elementary school level, the other to students studying to teach at the secondary level; All applicants must have at least 3.5 GPA or higher; Must be considered a college sophomore; Must be attending or plan on attending an accredited college or university. Click to apply.
Applicant must be enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university; Applicant must be Native American; Applicant must be able to provide a copy of Certificate Degree of Indian Blood; Applicant must have a 3.25 GPA or higher. Click to apply.
Applicant must be 13 years or older; Applicant must be a legal resident of the 50 states or District of Columbia; Applicant must currently be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution; Applicant must submit an essay; Topic provided on website. Click to apply.
The KuuKuupa In Memoriam Endowed Fund was established to assist Native students who are facing financial hardships and challenges by providing them with a one-time relief award. The fund provides emergency support scholarships directly to students in need of assistance for emergency situations that includes, but is not limited to, food insecurity, emergency housing and utility costs, educational technology or technology-related resources, or other difficult choices that will benefit the student and their families in the hopes that some of those needs can be met. Click to apply.
A one-time preferred amount of $5,000 to a deserving female student who is a US citizen attending medical school. The selection process is based on academic merit with a minimum GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent GPA on the scale used by the applicable educational institution. The recipient may reapply for the scholarship each year, but is not guaranteed the award. Click to apply.
The Mary Elizabeth Lockwood Beneventi MBA Scholarship is a one-time preferred amount $2,000 scholarship for a student attending graduate school full time in an accredited college or university and majoring in business administration. The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.25. The scholarship is not automatically renewable, however, recipients may reapply for consideration each year. Click to apply.
The Miller Indigenous Economic Development Fellowship provides financial assistance to eligible American Indian and Alaska Native doctoral candidates to cover the costs related to data collection and data analysis. Doctoral candidates pursuing research in economic and economic development focusing on or influencing Native Communities are encouraged to apply. This one-time award will provide assistance for research travel, research supplies, data analysis tools or subscriptions. This award will also cover fees incurred for transcription services, analysis services, analysis review and editing fees (documentation for itemized costs must be submitted). Click to apply.
Applicants must be graduate students pursuing a PhD in Sociology: a complete application package includes two essays, a current CV, current transcripts and three letters of recommendation. Click to apply.
NMPW annually awards two Doris Gregory Memorial journalism scholarships. Recipients must be full-time students in pursuit of a graduate or undergraduate degree in print journalism, broadcast, photojournalism, public relations, communications or advertising at a New Mexico college or university the following fall 2022 semester. A $1,000 scholarship will be given to an Undergraduate student, and a $1,000 scholarship will be given to a Graduate student. Additionally, winners will receive a year-long membership to New Mexico Press Women along with attendance at the conference award luncheon. Click to apply.
Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident; Applicant must be accepted or are currently full- or part-time student; Applicant must be 17 years of age or older. Click to apply.
Applicant must be a graduating high school student; Scholarship is based on academic merit with a 3.25 gpa or higher. Click to apply.
Applicant must be attending graduate school full time in an accredited college or university and majoring in chemistry; Applicant must have a gpa of 3.25 or higher. Click to apply.

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