Graduate School Scholarships

If you are preparing to go to graduate school, you are probably curious about scholarships you can apply for. Here is a list of scholarships for graduate students. Keep in mind that most of them do have a specific major or career goal to apply.

American Indian Graduate Center Fellowships (AIGC)

REDW Scholarship

The Details:  This scholarship is open to graduate students who are enrolled members of a federally recognized American Indian tribe, Alaska Native group, a state-recognized tribe in the US, or those who can provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indian blood of a state or federally recognized tribe in Arizona or New Mexico.

You will need to have a completed financial needs analysis, must be in a full-time master’s program pursuing a master’s in business administration, master’s of taxation, or a master’s of accountancy.

The Deadline: The deadline is in June.

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: AIGCS.org

Science Post Graduate Scholarship Fund (SPGSF)

Max of $30,000 each, actual amounts and number of awards will be determined based on the number of funded students at each academic level.

The Details:  This scholarship is open to graduate students who are enrolled members of a federally recognized American Indian tribe, Alaska Native group, a state-recognized tribe in the US, or those who can provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indian blood of a state or federally recognized tribe in Arizona or New Mexico.

You will need to be working on a master’s or doctorate degree as a full-time degree-seeking student at an accredited graduate school in the US. Exclusive consideration is paid to degree candidates in the  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

The Deadline: The deadline is in June.

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: AIGCS.org

Ford Emerging Voices Scholarship

Winner receives $3,000, runner up receives $1,000

The Details:  The AWM Foundation has partnered with the Ford Motor Company to support scholarships for two female students based on essays written on a suggested topic. The winner will receive $3,000 and the runner up $1,000. They will also get the opportunity to write two blog posts for AWM. The winner will be invited to accept her scholarship in person at the Gracie Awards Luncheon in NYC.

The Deadline: 2020 information should be out soon.

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: Ford Emerging Voices

Lydia I. Pickup Memorial Scholarship

The award is around $1,500, two available

The Details:  This is an SWE (Society of Women Engineers) scholarship program that provides academic awards to women in graduate programs studying in a range of engineering fields, from civil and mechanical engineering to computer science. You must be a full-time student at an accredited graduate school in engineering.

The Deadline: February 2020

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: SWE.org

Goldberg-Miller Public Finance Scholarship

The award is $15,000, one available

The Details:  This scholarship was previously called the Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship and is funded by the Girard Miller Foundation. The scholarship is open to full-time graduate students who are pursuing an advanced degree and should have a relationship with state and local government finance.

The Deadline: January 2020

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: GFOA.org

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation

The Details: They offer two scholarships, one for merit and one based on financial need. Both scholarships are a one-year-one-time-only scholarship for full-time students enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution. You will need to demonstrate community service and involvement.

The Deadline: August

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: AKAEA.org

Mary Elizabeth Lockwood Beneventi MBA Scholarship

The award is $2,000, one available

The Details: This scholarship is for a student attending graduate school full-time at an accredited college or university and majoring in business administration. This scholarship is sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution but membership in DAR is not required.

The Deadline: February 2020

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: DAR.org

Rick Guggolz Memorial Scholarship

The award is $1,500, one available

The Details: This scholarship is open to post-graduates who have a major or course work in the field of Insurance, Actuarial Science, Economics, Finance, Management, Mathematics, Risk Management, Statistics, or a Business related field. The scholarship is for tuition and fees.

The Deadline: June

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: AICP.net

Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship

The award is $5,000

The Details: This scholarship is to support grad-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to help understand and reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. It is made possible by the generosity of Violet Franks, Ph.D., and Cyril Franks, Ph.D.

The Deadline: May 2020

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: APA.org

SR Education Group

The award is $5,000

The Details: This is a need-based scholarship for current graduate students. You must answer two open-ended, personal and thought-provoking questions. Open to US residents excluding those in Rhode Island, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

The Deadline: December 29, 2019

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: SR Education Group

Barbara A. Cooley Master’s Scholarship

The award is $1,000, one available

The Details: This is for a master’s level student and can be spent in any way. The winner will also receive a complimentary student membership in SHAPE America. You would need to be currently enrolled in a health education program at an accredited college or university in the US or US territory.

The Deadline: October

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: Barbara A. Cooley’s Master’s Scholarship

Frederic G. Melcher Scholarship

The award is $7,500, two available

The Details: This scholarship is for the professional education of men and women who intend to pursue an MLS degree and who plan to work in children’s librarianship. That would mean serving children up to and including the age of 14 in any type of library. US or Candian citizens.

The Deadline: October

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: ALA.org Website

 

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