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Scholarships for Adult Learners


Christensen & Hymas Married Student Law Scholarship

The law offices of Kenneth L. Christensen and D. Russell Hymas understand the struggles that come with balancing family life and excelling in a challenging law program. This scholarship is open to legally married students who are planning to attend a Juris Doctorate program in the United States. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Christensen & Hymas Married Student Law Scholarship.

 

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Single Parent Scholarships

The Custody X Change Giving Program awards scholarships to single parents. Applicants must have primary physical custody of one or more minor children, be enrolled full-time at an accredited college and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. To apply, students must submit a brief essay explaining how they will use education to improve their family.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Learn more and apply for Single Parent Scholarships.

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College JumpStart Scholarship

The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition that is open to 10th – 12th graders, college students and non-traditional students. Applicants must be committed to going to school and must submit an essay expressing their higher education goals. This award can be used at any college or university in the United States.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: October 17, 2017

Learn more and apply for the College JumpStart Scholarship.

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TopProducts Single Mother Scholarship

TopProducts believes in the power of education and giving back to the local community, especially single parent families. As strong advocates of both higher education and family values, they are pleased to help single moms who have strong scholastic ability get the financial help they need to create a secure future for their children. Applicants must be a single parent with custody of one or more children under the age of 18.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Learn more and apply for the TopProducts Single Mother Scholarship.

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ZipRecruiter Scholarship

ZipRecruiter helps people find great jobs and helps employers build great companies. Each quarter, they offer a scholarship to the student with the most creative entry about their home or college town. Applicants may write about what makes their city unique, what job market is unique to the city or how ZipRecruiter can help students find jobs in their city. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

Award: One $3,000 scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Learn more and apply for the ZipRecruiter Scholarship.

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Scholarships for Students Pursuing the Arts


Filmora Scholarship Program

Filmora awards scholarships to students who want to make a positive contribution to the future of the world. They award a scholarship to one university or college student to encourage those interested in creating unique video content. Applicants must submit a one to three minute video on any topic.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Filmora Scholarship Program.

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Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Awards

Since 2005, From the Top and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation have awarded more than $2 million in scholarships to exceptional young musicians with financial need. Applicants must be between the ages of eight and 18. They must have strong musical ability as classical instrumentalists, vocalists or composers and be willing to perform on National Public Radio.

Awards: Approximately 20 scholarships of up to $10,000

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Awards.

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PDFelement Scholarship Program

College is a big step forward in achieving your career goals, and PDFelement wants to meet challenges in school with productive solutions. To apply, applicants must create a one to three minute video, sharing their story. The video must be uploaded to social media.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Learn more and apply for the PDFelement Scholarship Program.

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Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship

Pretty Photoshop Actions knows that your time is valuable and works to improve the speed of your photo-editing workflow. This scholarship is offered twice a year to help college and university students further their education. Applicants must be a high school senior or college student. Students will submit a tutorial for one of several photo enhancing topics.

Award: One $500 scholarship

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship.

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We the Future Contest

Constituting America strives to engage America’s youth and citizens in learning about the nation’s founding principles. Get your creative juices flowing to enter this scholarship contest! There are various ways to apply, including writing an essay about the Constitution, performing an original song about the Bill of Rights, creating a short film outlining the importance of the Constitution today, or recording a public service announcement describing why citizens should be familiar with the Constitution. This scholarship accepts entries in a variety of categories ranging from elementary students to senior adults.

Awards: The number and value of awards varies for each scholarship category.

Deadline: September 17, 2017

Learn more and apply for the We the Future Contest.

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Scholarships Based on Ethnicity


American Indian Services Scholarship

The mission of American Indian Services is to provide education to Native Americans in need through scholarships and programs while ensuring their cultural values are preserved. Applicants must be an enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe. Students are also required to have a minimum GPA of 2.25 and have completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Award: One scholarship of $500 - $2,000

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Learn more and apply for the American Indian Services Scholarship.

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American Institute of Chemical Engineers Minority Scholarships

AIChE is the world's leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 50,000 members from over 100 countries. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering such as African American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaska Native, or Pacific Islander. 

Awards: Ten $1,000 scholarships

Deadline: July 1, 2017

Learn more and apply for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Minority Scholarships.

 

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Buenas Opiniones Scholarship for Latino Students

This scholarship is for graduating Latino high school seniors or currently enrolled college undergraduate or graduate students. Buenas Opiniones will support its scholars in a variety of ways including but not limited to personal, leadership and professional development opportunities, networking and mentorship opportunities, as well as financial and academic support to prepare its scholars to be the next leaders in their professions and communities. The award can be renewed for up to four years.

Award: One $2,500 scholarship

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Buenas Opiniones Scholarship for Latino Students.

 

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Richard R. Tufenkian Scholarship

The Armenian Educational Foundation has offered a helping hand to hundreds of students in more than a dozen nations throughout the world. Students with a father, mother, or grandparent of Armenian origin may apply. Applicants must show they have completed service to the Armenian community. Graduating high school seniors and current college students are eligible.

Awards: Three $3,000 scholarships

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Richard R. Tufenkian Scholarship.

 

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Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Latin Heritage Law Student Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to support one high-achieving Hispanic student planning to pursue a career in law. Steinger, Iscoe & Green believe that young Latino and Latina leaders are capable of innovation and creative new approaches to law, business and community concerns. Their hope is that the practice of law provides a means for these leaders to reach their full potential and transform our shared community. Applicants must be planning to enroll in law school and must have a minimum GPA of 2.8.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Latin Heritage Law Student Scholarship.

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LGBT Scholarships


AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

AfterCollege believes that what’s good for students is good for everyone: schools, employers, community and other students! That’s why they not only help students find jobs and internships but also offer scholarships to help students fund their education. This scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by a variety of characteristics including gender, sexual orientation and other non-visible characteristics.

Award: One $500 scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Learn more and apply for the AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship.

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I Beat Bullying Scholarship

Almost one in four students reports being bullied at school. DoSomething.org wants to do something about it. To apply for this scholarship, simply upload a photo of your anti-bullying tactic. The winner will be randomly selected from entries. Applicants must be under the age of 26 and a citizen of the United States.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Learn more and apply for the I Beat Bullying Scholarship.

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Kitchenopedia Scholarship

Kitchenopedia is a website for all the food junkies out there who not only love to eat but also love to cook. Students who are interested in community development initiatives, single mothers with no financial assistance or students from the LGBT community stand an additional chance to win the Kitchenopedia Scholarship.

Award: One $1,250 scholarship

Deadline: August 30, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Kitchenopedia Scholarship.

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National Gay Pilots Association Scholarships

NGPA reaches over 4,000 members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community worldwide. Members include recreational and commercial pilots, flight instructors, air traffic controllers, mechanics, airport managers and other aviation professionals and enthusiasts. Applicants must be pursuing a career as a professional pilot. Applicants should provide evidence of his or her contribution to the LGBT community.

Awards: Nine scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $5,000

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Learn more and apply for the National Gay Pilots Association Scholarships.

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Out to Protect Scholarships

Out to Protect seeks to create a greater awareness of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender professionals working in law enforcement and to support those pursuing a law enforcement degree. Applicants must identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, or transgender and be enrolled in a basic law enforcement training program in the United States.

Awards: Scholarships of $500 to $1,000

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Out to Protect Scholarships.

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Scholarships for Middle School Students


Angela Award

This award honors one female student in grades 5 – 8 who is exceptionally involved in and has a strong passion for science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM). The award was established in honor of Gerry Wheeler and his outstanding dedication to the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and lifelong commitment to science education. The awardee will be honored at the NSTA Conference. Applicants must submit an essay about their interest and involvement in STEM.

Award: $1,000 savings bond

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Angela Award.

 

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Game-Winning Drive Scholarship

DoSomething.org encourages you to make a difference in your community. Kids from underserved communities are 50% less likely to play sports. One reason is that equipment is too expensive. To apply, donate gently-used sports equipment to a local rec center or after-school program that services communities in need. Applicants must be under the age of 25.

Award: One $5,000 scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Game-Winning Drive Scholarship.

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Patriot’s Pen VFW Scholarship

The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. The Patriot’s Pen program is open to students in grades 6 – 8 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial school, or home study program in the United States and its territories. Students must submit a 300 to 400 word essay.

Awards: One national award of $5,000 and all-expense-paid trip to Washington D.C.; One Oklahoma award of at least $500

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Patriot's Pen VFW Scholarship.

 

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StudySoup Future Innovator Scholarship

StudySoup is a peer-to-peer learning community focused on helping students do well in their courses. In an effort to support future leaders of the world, StudySoup offers a monthly scholarship. Applicants must be at least 13 years old and willing to share an achievement they’re proud of.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship each month

Deadlines: September 1, 2017; October 1, 2017; November 1, 2017

Learn more and apply for the StudySoup Future Innovator Scholarship.

 

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Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Have you ever envisioned your own post-apocalyptic world overrun with the living dead, forcing you to come up with a zombie survival plan? Hone your survival tactics and imagine what your school campus might be like in a zombie apocalypse. Unigo’s Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship committee wants to know your plan to avoid the zombies, where you’d hide, and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive. Applicants must be at least 13 years old.

Award: One $2,000 scholarship

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship.

 

 

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Oklahoma's Promise

Oklahoma's Promise will pay qualifying students' tuition at an Oklahoma public two-year college or four-year university. It will also cover at least a portion of tuition at an Oklahoma accredited private college or university or for courses offered at public technology centers that qualify for credit from an Oklahoma public two-year college.

Postmark Deadline: June 30

Learn more and apply for Oklahoma's Promise.

 

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Military Scholarships


Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

The Freedom Alliance Scholarship fund is for the children of military personnel who have been killed or permanently disabled in an operational mission or training accident. Applicants must be the dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine. Students may be in their senior year of high school, a high school graduate or currently enrolled as a full time undergraduate student. Applicants must be under the age of 26.

Awards: The number and dollar amount of scholarships awarded varies.

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund.


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Honoring Veterans Essay Contest

To recognize the sacrifices veterans have made for our country, the law firm of David Resnick & Associates is awarding cash grants to men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Anyone can nominate a deserving veteran for a cash grant, but the nominee must be a veteran of the U.S. military. Veterans may nominate themselves as well.

Awards: $2,500, $1,000, and $500 scholarships

Deadline: July 1, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Honoring Veterans Essay Contest.

 

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Military College Scholarship

Veterans and active service men and women make sacrifices for our country every day. Because of their actions, America remains a nation of freedom and safety. Low VA Rates wants to do everything they can to give back to those who have given so much for this country already. Pursuing an education so that you can get a career doing what you love for the rest of your life is one way they help. Military students currently enrolled in college may enter the contest and there is no age requirement for applicants. Children with a mother or father serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to apply for the college scholarship as well.

Award: One $1,250 scholarship

Deadline: July 3, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Military College Scholarship.

 

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Marine Corps Career & Technical Education Scholarship

This scholarship is for students planning to attend a non-degree certificate program or vocational training that is less than 12 months at a community college or career school.

Applicants must be the child of one of the following: Active duty or reserve U.S. Marine; Veteran U.S. Marine who has received an honorable discharge, or who was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps; Active duty or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving, or has served, with a U.S. Marine unit; Veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who served with a U.S. Marine unit and has received an honorable discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy as a Corpsman attached to a Marine unit.

Awards: $1,500, $2,500, $5,000, $7,500, and $10,000 scholarships

Deadline: Ongoing

Learn more and apply for the Marine Corps Career & Technical Education Scholarship.

 

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Fisher House Scholarships

Fisher House Foundation is best known for a network of comfort homes where military and Veterans’ families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment at military and VA medical centers. Students can customize their scholarship search based on several factors including personal characteristics, GPA, and military affiliation.

Awards: The number and dollar amount of scholarships awarded varies.

Deadline: Deadlines vary for each scholarship.

Learn more and apply for Fisher House Scholarships.

 

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Scholarships for Students with Special Needs


Claude S. Weiler Scholarship for Amputee College Students

The National Amputation Foundation is proud to offer scholarships to college students with a major limb amputation. A major limb amputation is described as loss of limb beginning at or above the wrist or ankle. Applicants must be currently attending an accredited university as a full time student. Students must submit a short essay outlining how the loss of limb(s) has affected his or her life.

Awards: The number and dollar amount of scholarships vary.

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Claude S. Weiler Scholarship for Amputee College Students.

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EverSpark Interactive Autism Awareness Scholarship

EverSpark Interactive understands the challenges autism presents to students affected by it and know how difficult it can be to consider going to college. This scholarship is intended to encourage students to pursue education and make things easier on families. Applicants must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted by an accredited college or university. They must also have been diagnosed with autism of any form or are studying autism-related research at a university.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: August 30, 2017

Learn more and apply for the EverSpark Interactive Autism Awareness Scholarship.

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Boomer Esiason Foundation Scholarship

The Boomer Esiason Foundation exists to inspire and support those with cystic fibrosis. General Academic Scholarships assist CF patients pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. The scholarship committee will consider the applicant’s scholastic ability, character, leadership potential, service to the community and need for financial assistance.

Award: One $500 to $2,500 scholarship

Deadline: September 29, 2017

Learn more and apply for Boomer Esiason Foundation Scholarship.

 

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Mobility Disability Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to students who have a mobility disability, excel academically and have a regard for disability awareness. Applicants must describe the biggest challenge they’ve had to overcome as a result of their mobility disability. Applicants must also be enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.

Awards: Two $500 scholarships

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Mobility Disability Scholarship.

 

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Guthrie-Koch PKU Scholarships

Dr. Robert Guthrie developed the newborn screening test for phenylketonuria and his colleague Dr. Richard Koch dedicated his entire career to treating and searching for a cure for PKU. To honor these individuals, National PKU News awards scholarships to young people with PKU who are on diet treatment.

Awards: The number and dollar amount of scholarships vary.

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Guthrie-Koch PKU Scholarships.

 


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Scholarships for Students Pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math (STEM)


Association for Iron & Steel Scholarships

AIST strives to advance the technical development, production, processing and application of iron and steel. Applicants must be studying engineering majors such as metallurgy, materials science, electrical, mechanical, industrial, environmental, computer science or safety. Students must be a college freshman, sophomore, or senior and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Awards: Over 15 scholarships ranging from $3,000 to $6,000

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Association for Iron & Steel Scholarships.

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Box Diversity Scholarship

Box believes diversity and inclusion are critical to success. They are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company and also ensuring the industry around them reflects those values. Scholarship applicants should be studying a science, technology, engineering, art, or math field.

Awards: One $20,000 scholarship and four $4,000 scholarships

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Box Diversity Scholarship.

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ColeReview Scholarship

ColeReview provides a scholarship for students attending high schools, vocational schools, and universities who have a strong passion for gardening, farming, raising livestock, green living, agriculture, or permaculture. Applicants must submit an essay explaining how those living in an urban area can adopt a sustainable lifestyle and reduce their carbon footprint.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: September 29, 2017

Learn more and apply for the ColeReview Scholarship.

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Tech Mastery Scholarship

Rentec Direct recognizes that investment in knowledge pays the best dividends for the future. To help students complete their education and transform dreams into reality, they offer scholarships to those pursuing an education in computer science, software development, or other closely related fields of study. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at an accredited US college or university and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Awards: Two $500 scholarships

Deadline: October 21, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Tech Mastery Scholarship.

 

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UpNature Scholarship for Nursing & Medicine Students

UpNature supports students who are pursuing their dreams to be nurses and doctors and help improve world health and well-being. Students must be studying nursing, medicine, bioscience, dentistry, or another area related to health and medicine. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled at an accredited college or university.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Learn more and apply for the UpNature Scholarship for Nursing & Medicine Students.

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Study Abroad Scholarships



Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation Scholarship

In hopes that a tragedy can enrich the lives of others, the Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation was created to provide scholarships for travel and study abroad. By sharing Ashley’s dreams and courageous pursuits, her family hopes to encourage others to explore the unknown and go on an adventure for their own betterment and understanding of other cultures.

Award: One $4,000 scholarship

Deadline: July 1, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation Scholarship.

 

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FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship

FlipKey values the importance of travel and cultural immersion as a way to learn about the world firsthand. From tuition costs to plane tickets and spontaneous excursions in between, the scholarship money can be used to cover any of the expenses associated with studying and traveling abroad. Applicants must be full-time students, over the age of 18 and enrolled in a current or upcoming study abroad program.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: August 15, 2017

Learn more and apply for the FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship.

 

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IIE Study Abroad Funding Scholarships

At IIE, they believe that when education transcends borders, it opens minds, enabling people to go beyond building connections to solving problems together. Their vision is a peaceful, equitable world enriched by the international exchange of ideas and greater understanding between people and cultures.

Awards: Varies based on scholarship

Deadline: Varies by program and scholarship

Learn more and apply for IIE Study Abroad Funding Scholarships.

 

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Room to Travel Study Abroad Scholarship

AllTheRooms is passionate about travel. They understand the benefits of travel and find it an important supplement to any education. They’re offering a study abroad scholarship to any student enrolled in or with plans to enroll in a study abroad program. Students must submit a short essay explaining what inspires them to travel and what they stand to gain from a study abroad experience.

Award: One $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Room to Travel Study Abroad Scholarship.

 

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Spanish Studies Abroad Diversity Scholarship

This scholarship is specially designed for students from diverse backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in Study Abroad including, but not limited to, the areas of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, age, religion, disabilities, as well as first generation students and non-traditional students. Applicants must submit an essay describing a unique chapter in their life that has contributed to making them an applicant for this specific scholarship.

Award: One $1,500 scholarship

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Learn more and apply for the Spanish Studies Abroad Diversity Scholarship.

 

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