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Scholarships for Graduate Students

  • Ab Irvine Scholarship
    Amount: $750-$1,750 (Deadline: June 10, 2017)
    Ab Irvine was an active Albuquerque Club Member who personified Civitan. He also dedicated himself to giving many hours on behalf of Special Olympics. In his legacy, he wished to acknowledge college students who one day, plan to work with children who have special needs. Brochure here.
  • Actuator Zone Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: The next submission is April 15)
    ActuatorZone is giving away two $1,000 awards each year to engineering students. Whether you're a bio engineering student, a mechanical engineering student or any other, if you're currently enrolled in a degree program, you could be eligible
  • Adoption Network Law Center Scholarship
    Amount: up to $10,000 (Deadline: July 10, 2017)
    The Adoption Network Law Center Scholarship Program awards scholarships to Birth Parents and/or adopted children who are interested in pursuing higher education.
  • Albuquerque Community Foundation
    The following programs have June deadlines - Criteria and qualifications vary by program. Visit the Albuquerque Community Foundation College Scholarship website for specific criteria and qualifications.
  • Alpine Recovery Lodge Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: July 1 and November 1)
    At Alpine Recovery Lodge, we believe it’s our responsibility to give back to the community and help those looking to better themselves through an education, specifically students who have been directly affected by addiction.
  • AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
    Amount: $2,500 (undergraduate) to $25,000 (graduate) (Deadline: 5/3/17)
    The American Meteorological Society (AMS) administers an array of graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships with the support of its members, corporations, and government agencies nationwide. The fellowships and scholarships help further the education of outstanding graduate and undergraduate students pursuing a career in the atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.
  • Annual Depression Treatment Education Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: December 15)
    Who can apply?: Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter.
  • Apartment List Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 (Deadline: September 1 and March 1)
    Any legal U.S. resident at least eighteen (18) years old who is attending an accredited university or college is eligible to apply. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • Art and Design Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: May 31) is proud to announce a $1000 annual scholarship for new, current, and returning college students! This scholarship is designed to help a student become successful in a career focused on one aspect of art or design. Applicants will be able to submit their entry along with a design, drawing, film, artwork, short story, poem or literally any type of art they are most proud of. The winner will be selected by the end of June and the winner will receive $1000 towards higher education.
  • Balanced Man Scholarship
    $750 and $1,500 (Deadline: September 24, 2017)
    SigEp is a leadership organization whose mission is Building Balanced Men. Since 1990, the Balanced Man Scholarship has rewarded students who live their lives by the principles of Sound Mind and Sound Body.
  • Becker Law Office Scholarship Essay Contest
    Amount: $1,000-$2,500 (Deadline: April 15,2017)
    The Becker Law Office is offering a Scholarship Program that is designed to help interested high school (upon graduation from high school) or college students in the United States to attend an institution of higher education
  • Beldon Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: September 1)
    We are proud to provide an annual scholarship to students who are determined to achieve a higher education, by alleviating their financial burdens.
  • Bey & Associates
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: August 1 for Fall 2017)
    Bey & Associates, a personal injury law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, is now offering a twice-yearly $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently attending or plan to attend their first year of college or graduate school in the upcoming fall and spring semester.
  • Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C Medical School Diversity Scholarship
    Amount: $2,000 (Deadline: April 1, 2018)
    Buckfire & Buckfire is offering 1 scholarship in the amount of $2000. The scholarship will be awarded to the student who best exemplifies determination to succeed in both their academic endeavors as well as their inclusion efforts. Applicants must be of an ethnic, racial, or other minority, U.S Citizen currently attending an accredited medical school within the United States, and a minimum 3.0 GPA and at least one semester of classes completed in an accredited medical school.
  • Business Plan Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadlines are on April 1 and November 1 of each year.)
    Have you written a business plan for a competition, class, or to further your own entrepreneurial ventures? If so, we invite you to apply for the Business Plan Scholarship From Fit Small Business. We are interested in finding out what you learned from writing a business plan. Instead of providing us with a business plan, to apply for the scholarship submit a 500 to 1,000 word essay on “What I learned from writing a business plan”.
  • CGTrader Scholarship Essay Contest
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: March 1, 2017)
    All you have to do is write and submit an original essay on the topic “The future of virtual reality: on the footsteps of changing the world or on the brink of failure?”
  • Children of Police Officers
    Amount: $2,000 (Deadline: May 1, 2017)
    Larry R. Williams, PLLC are offering a $2,000 scholarship for children of police officers. They will be awarding one (1) scholarship for $2,000 that can be used for tuition, books, or any school related expenses.
  • Cluff Law Car Accident Scholarship
    Amount: $750 (Deadline: May 31, 2018)
    This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need. Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2018. Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. A transcript must be attached to application for consideration. This scholarship is a one-time award worth $750 to be awarded the fall semester of 2018. Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship
  • CPR Near Me Scholarship Program
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: ongoing)
    CPR Near Me has created a Scholarship Program that is for all students who are either currently studying or aspiring to study healthcare or education.
  • DealCrunch
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: November 15 each year) is proud to offer The Future Leaders in Retail Scholarship to college students pursuing a career in the retail industry. Our annual scholarship awards $1,000 to U.S. undergraduates or graduates majoring in Marketing, Advertising, Business Management, Retail Management, Fashion, Merchandising or a related field of study.
  • Dealspotr
    Amount: $2,000 (Deadline: May 15, 2017)
    Dealspotr’s bi-annual Couponing in College Scholarship is our opportunity to spread the word about the power of couponing to college students around the nation. To apply for this scholarship, simply write and publish an article that summarizes your best strategies for using coupons to save money in college. You can discuss digital coupons, physical coupons, promo codes, checkout strategies, loyalty programs, basically any technique that can net shoppers more goods at lower cost.
  • Desk and Derrick Education Trust (
    Amount: $1000-$4000
    The Desk and Derrick Educational Trust (ET) was created in 1982 by the Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs (ADDC) for the purpose of awarding annual scholarships to students attending accredited colleges and universities offering degrees in geology, chemical and petroleum engineering.
  • Discover Student Loans Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 (Deadline: Feb. 28, 2017)
    The Sweepstakes is open to citizens of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Territories who are either: 16 years of age or older and are seniors in high school who are planning to attend an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia or the U.S. Territories, at time of entry and prize notification; OR 16 years of age or older and are current college students who are planning on continuing to attend an accredited, non-profit, four-year undergraduate college or university in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia or the U.S. Territories, at time of entry and prize notification.
  • Diversity Jobs
    (Deadline: April 15)’s scholarship program for diversity and minority students awards $2,000 three times annually to currently enrolled undergrads or graduate students from registered schools in the US.
  • Drive to Learn Scholarship
    (Deadline: June 1)
    Shift Insurance is offering The Drive to Learn scholarship award to college students across the United States to honor the learning done in and outside of classroom walls. If you are currently a full-time student at a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school, Shift Insurance wants to hear from you. Simply tell us about an important learning experience you had while on the road -either as a driver or a passenger -and you could receive $1000!
  • EGC Women in Law Scholarship
    Amount: $500 (Deadline: May 31, 2017)
    Eisenberg Gilchrist & Cutt is pleased to offer the EGC Women in Law Scholarship. The scholarship is open to women interested in pursuing a career in law nationwide..
  • Enjuris Scholarship Essay Contest
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: August 20, 2017)
    Enjuris wants to support the development of the next generation of lawyers in America, and we know every little bit helps when you’re in school. (It hasn’t been that long for some of us!) That’s why we’re offering a yearly scholarship via the Enjuris website.
  • Extreme Terrain Student Scholarship
    Amount: $3,000 (Oct. 15 for Spring, June 15 for Fall)
    ExtremeTerrain is offering two $3,000 scholarships, one for the fall semester and one for the spring Semester to eligible students pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems.
  • Fix the Photo Scholarship
    Amount: $1,500 (Deadline: May 31)
    This year our professional photography post production company announces a scholarship program for 2017 year. We will choose three lucky winners to get $1500 for covering all expenses for studding or just self-development.
  • FormSwift Startup Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: March 15, 2017)
    Our Scholarship Program is for driven, up-and-coming entrepreneurs who are ready to commit to building a better world through their business ideas.
  • Future of Assisted Living Scholarship
    Amount: $2,000 (Deadline: December 31, 2017), the premier ratings and reviews site for senior services providers nationwide, is proud to announce our fourth annual scholarship for advancement in higher education.
  • Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
    Amount: $500- 1 Award (Deadline: June 15)
    To be eligible, student must be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution no later than the Fall of 2014; must submit a short story, (Detailed instructions can be found on the application page); and must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
  • Iflexion Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: Dec 31, 2017)
    In order to apply, you must submit an essay on the following topic: “How Mobile Technology will change Retail in 5 years”.
  • Insureon Small-business Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 (Deadline: March 31)
    What is your favorite small business and why? Tell us your small business story, and you could win a $2,500 scholarship!
  • Islamic Scholarship Fund
    Amount: $2,000-$5,000 (Deadline: April 9, 2017)
    The ISF National Scholarship is open to all applicants. Students who are not affiliated with any of the Community Sponsored and  MSA/Alumni Sponsored awards can apply to it.

  • (Deadline: April 1, 2017 at 5pm)
    The Josie Torralba Romero (JTR) Scholarship Fund seeks to honor its namesake, who was the first President and one of the founders of the National Latino Behavioral Health Association (NLBHA); an organization dedicated to bringing attention to the great disparities that exist in Latino behavioral health access and utilization of services, research and behavioral health workforce development.
  • Just Jobs’s scholarship program awards $2,000 three times annually to currently enrolled undergrads or graduate students from registered schools in the US.
  • Karman Health Care Scholarship
    Amount: $500 (Deadline: September 1)
    The Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund now provides students with the opportunity to earn two $500 scholarships per year*. This year the theme is to create a presentation of why disability awareness is important. The entries can include essays, and poems.
  • LA Tutors 123 Scholarship
    Amount: $500  (Deadline: 20th of each month)
    At LA Tutors, we believe that it’s more than just the grades that make a great well-rounded student. Each one of you is creative in his or her own way: some of you blog; others curate documentary photography on Instagram; still others find imaginative ways to solve problems in their public and private lives. Creativity is the air each one of us breathes, but sometimes we get so concerned with grades that we forget that imagination is our natural problem solver.
  • Laser Spine Institute Scholarship
    Amount: $1,500 (Deadline: June 15)
    Laser Spine Institute will award a $1,500 scholarship to one full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at a college or university.
  • LatPro
    Amount: $2,000 (Deadline: April 30)’s scholarship program for Hispanic students awards $2,000 three times annually to currently enrolled undergrads or graduate students from registered schools in the US.
  • Look Twice Save a Life Motorcycle Safety Scholarship
    Amount: $1000 Award (Deadline: December 1)
    Current college student or anyone planning on attending college (or another form of higher education) in the upcoming school year.
  • MANA del Norte Scholarship
    $1,000 (Deadline: August 17, 2017)
    The purpose of the MANA del Norte Scholarship is to assist Hispanic/Latina women from northern New Mexico in continuing and/or completing their post-secondary education. The philosophy of the founding members of MANA del Norte was to focus on the non-traditional student, such as single heads of household, re-entry women, and first-generation college bound. Although this criterion is not exclusive in awarding scholarships, MANA del Norte strongly endorses this philosophy. Scholarships are awarded based on strength of personal statement, financial need, academic ability, and letters of recommendation.
  • Marks & Harrison Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000-$2,500 (Deadline: April 30, 2017)
    Distracted driving causes far too many car accidents. The personal injury lawyers of Marks & Harrison – a firm that has served Virginia residents for more than 100 years – want to do something about this serious issue.
  • Military College Scholarship
    Amount: $1,250 (Deadline: January 1)
    Open to any students
  • Mometrix College Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 or $1,000 or $500 (Deadline: May 19, 2017)
    Mometrix Test Preparation is hosting our second annual college scholarship essay contest, and we are once again looking to award students with great scholarship prizes! Submit your essay of 2000 characters (approx. 400 words) or less by May 19, 2017 to give yourself a chance to win the first, second, or third place prizes of $2,500, $1,000 and $500, respectively.
  • Mosaic Dermatology Houston Scholarship
    Amount: $250 (Deadline: September 30)
    Many people suffer from skin disease, disorder, or other debilitating conditions.  These people, and their family, still deserve an equal chance at the opportunities of life.  At Mosaic Dermatology Houston we are offering a 250$ scholarship each year to a student enrolled full time in college or university anywhere in the continental united states.
  • MVP Visuals Designs Scholarship
    Amount: $500 (Deadline: June 1 for Fall and January 1 for Spring)
    Support the University you are currently enrolled in or will be attending by creating a digital visual design to promote anything you desire. This can be based off of the University logo, location, mission statement, sports team/mascot…etc. Here is your opportunity to get creative and show off your talent as an artist! How to apply: Email your design (high-res copy), and 200-300 word description of your design and why you created it to: with the subject line: "MVP Visuals Design Scholarship."
  • NAAMLP Scholarship
    Amount: $2,000 (Deadline:May 31, 2017)
    NAAMLP is a non-profit, professional organization that promotes the reclamation and restoration of lands affected by abandoned mining throughout the nation. Title IV of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) established the national Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation Program under the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), U.S. Department of the Interior.  SMCRA’s purpose is to reclaim land and water resources adversely affected by past coal mining and left abandoned or inadequately restored. SMCRA levies fees on active coal mining to pay the reclamation costs. Collected fees are deposited in the AML Fund and redistributed to authorized states and tribes to implement their own programs.  NAAMLP is the professional association of States and Tribes who work under the auspices of Title IV of SMCRA, as amended. More information is here.
  • NM HED Graduate Scholarship
    Amount: Up to $7,200 (Deadline: March 1)
    Created to increase graduate enrollment at public postsecondary institutions for students from groups underrepresented in graduate education.  See for details.
  • Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program
    Amount: $1,500 (Deadline: July 17, 2017 at 11:59 pm MST)
    To be eligible: 1.Applicants must have a major declared in a science related field.  2.Open worldwide.  3.Enrolled or accepted for enrollment (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma) with a declared major in a science related field.
  • R & D Systems
    Amount: $1500 (Deadline: July 17, 2017)
    The R&D Systems Scholarship Program will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded twice a year for one student in the fall semester and one student in the spring semester.
  • Reiff and Billy Legal Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: Application Materials submitted by July 1)
    The Philadelphia law firm of Reiff and Bily is pleased to announce that we are currently offering young law students the Reiff and Bily Legal Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student studying for a career in the legal field. All applicants must be: Pursuing a degree in pre-law or paralegal studies, or; Working towards their J.D. in any concentration related to the law. For application information, click this link:
  • Renegadeworks Annual Innovation Scholarship
    Amount: $250-$1,000 (Deadline: July 31, 2017)
    Technology plays a major role in all of our lives. As a technology and software company, RenegadeWorks wants to invest in America’s future innovators and technology leaders that will help to drive us all forward.
  • Rosen & Ohr Law Scholarship
    Amount: $500, $750, and $1,000 (Deadline: April 21)
    Pursuing a college education is a costly endeavor for most students, especially those who are coping with the financial fallout from a serious accident. At Rosen & Ohr, we believe that an accident should never get in the way of one’s education, and because of this, we are launching the Rosen & Ohr Scholarship Program this year featuring a total of 3 scholarship opportunities.
  • Safe Life Internet Marketing Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: Feb. 18, 2018)
    We have created the Safe Life $1000 Internet Marketing Scholarship for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students with the passion of “Internet Marketing” to receive $1000 award.
  • SchoolTutoring Academy College Scholarship
    (Deadline: Monthly)
  • Scrap Recycling Industries
    Amount: $5,000 (Deadline: June 15, 2017)
    Recognizing the need for affordable graduate education, the foundation has decided to create a $5,000 national scholarship open to individuals seeking a graduate degree in a program that supports the scrap processing and recycling industry as a whole.
  • Senior Care Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: April 15)
    The annual scholarship award is for (5) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. The student must be planning on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens.The applicant must be attending classes at an accredited college or university at the time of the spring deadline.
  • Student Loan Hero Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: Aug 15 for Fall, Dec 15 for Spring)
    All applicants must be actively enrolled (at least part-time) in a college/university.
  • Swope, Rodante P.A. Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 (Amount: November 15, 2017)
    Swope, Rodante P.A. is committed to rewarding those students who go out of their way to help others, with the hope that upon completion of their education these students will continue with philanthropic efforts as leaders of the community. In support of these student leaders Swope, Rodante P.A. awards $5,000 in higher education scholarships annually.
  • Take Big Risks Scholarship
    Amount: $1500 (Deadline: Fall - July 31st & Spring - January 1st)
    $1,500 scholarship to outstanding students who exemplify the following Open Listings core value: Take Big Risks You Believe In.
  • ThePensters Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: May 31, 2017)
  • The Truman Scholarship Foundation
    The Truman Scholarship is a highly competitive, merit-based award offered to U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals from Pacific Islands who want to go to graduate school in preparation for a career in public service.
  • The Truth Initiative Scholarship
    Amount: $5,000 (Deadline: 04/30/17 )
    Putting an end to tobacco use depends on young people who are eager to help achieve a tobacco-free generation.
  • UNM Alumni Scholarship
    Scholarships offered by UNM Alumni Office.
  • Varsity Tutors Essay Contest
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: monthly on the 15th)
    This is a monthly essay contest.
  • Vive Health Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 (Deadline: June 1)
    Vive Health wants to support your personal and professional development. If you are an attending USA college or university, we welcome you to apply for the Vive Health $2,500 annual scholarship.
  • Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 (Deadline: April 30, 2017 and September 30, 2017)
    The Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to help students jumpstart their businesses while in school. Voy Media believes in helping passionate, hardworking, and talented students achieve their dream of starting their own business.

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