Non-IU Scholarships

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There are a considerable number of scholarships available from sources outside of IU. We encourage you to look for scholarship opportunities in unexpected places in your community, like public schools, nonprofit organizations, and area businesses. Check with your guidance counselor about available scholarships in your community, city, and state. We strongly discourage using paid services to connect to external scholarships.

Non-IU scholarships:

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ABODO Scholarship

ABODO believes Bloomington is an amazing place to live with many opportunities for Indiana University students. ABODO has created this scholarship to give back to the community and is interested in current or prospective IUB students. ABODO is currently looking for eligible students who can clearly and creatively address the provided prompt. ABODO will select one potential winner based on the criteria of writing ability, creativity, originality, and overall excellence. One winner will receive a Scholarship Award in the amount of $1,000.

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

$1,000

Almowafir Scholarship Fund

Almowafir will provide a $1,000 scholarship to one student who is currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a business school for the 2022-2023 academic year. This scholarship fund is intended to reduce student’s financial burden associated with attending business school.

Deadline for application:

March 15, 2022

Award amount:

$1,000

Anidjar & Levine Community Service Scholarship

The Law Firm of Anidjar & Levine will award a $2,500 scholarship to the student who best demonstrates the relationship between their community service and future career goals and ambitions.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to students currently enrolled in or formally accepted to an accredited U.S. community college, college, or university undergraduate or graduate degree program.
  • Applicants should have a history of serving their community in a volunteer role.
  • Applicants must currently be in good academic standing and provide transcripts to support a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

Deadline for application:

June 15, 2022

Award amount:

$2,500

Avnet Law 2022 National Scholarship

They believe that those who demonstrate the commitment and spirit of community service, possess the characteristics of future leaders. It is for this reason that they are pleased to announce our Avnet Law National Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is offered to support a community-minded college or graduate student whose has demonstrated a history of community service and involvement.

Deadline for application:

July 15, 2022

Award amount:

$1,000

Beta Rho Tri Kappa Scholarships

Beta Rho, the Gary-Merrillville-Winfield chapter of Tri Kappa is seeking candidates for local scholarship awards. To be eligible, an applicant must have graduated from Andrean, Boone Grove, Crown Point, Merrillville, or one of the Gary High Schools and be a sophomore or higher level student enrolled full-time in an accredited college pursuing a bachelor or higher degree.

Interested candidates must have a 3.6 minimum GPA and demonstrate potential within their chosen career field.  Additional state scholarships are available in the areas of academics, fine arts and music.

A key scholarship is available to individuals with at least a five-year gap in their education and no other undergraduate degree.

For scholarship packet and more information, please email scholarship@betarhotrikappa.org 

Deadline for application:

February 1

Award amount:

Varies

Cerebral Palsy Scholarship

The Birth Injury Lawyers Group awards a $2,500 scholarship to a student affected by cerebral palsy. The deadline to submit applications is June 15, 2022.

This scholarship applies to students pursuing their undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited college, university or graduate school in the United States of America.

Deadline for application:

June 15, 2022

Award amount:

$2,500

Champion the Cause Law School Scholarship

O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble is pleased to announce our Annual Champion the Cause Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is open to law students attending or planning to attend law school in the Spring 2022 semester. Scholarship money will go directly to the winner’s school and can cover school-related expenses.

Deadline for application:

January 15, 2022

Award amount:

$1,000

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

A Clearer Path to College for all students. Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Starting this December, complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships. The more effort you put in, the more chances you get to earn a scholarship ranging from $500 to $2,000. If you complete all six steps, you’re eligible to earn a $40,000 scholarship. Scholarships are awarded—through monthly drawings—to students who complete each step.

Deadline for application:

Monthly

Award amount:

Varies

College Financing Resources For Teachers

The title “teacher” has always carried much more responsibility than simply ‘to instruct’. Motivator, role model, coach, mentor, the list could go on and on; for those who understand the true nature of teaching, it’s a calling. That’s why we at BestColleges.com have created a financial aid resource of curated scholarships for those students who call themselves future teachers.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Edgar Radjabli Scholarship 2021-2022 For Future Healthcare Professionals

Edgar has spent years as a dental surgeon and owned a dental practice. Now he wants to give back to future healthcare professional.

The Edgar Radjabli Scholarship announces their annual college scholarship directed towards university undergrad students in the United States in the healthcare field, or current high school students that plan to enroll in university to study healthcare in the future.

Deadline for application:

February 15, 2022

Award amount:

$1,000

Feldman Law Firm PLLC Autism Scholarship

The Feldman Law Firm PLLC, is pleased to announce an educational scholarship for persons diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder The scholarship is open to persons who are citizens of the U.S. diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (DSM-V) who would like to further their education at a post-high school level. 

To apply, complete the an online form; submit a short description of your educational goals; and (optional) provide an statement explaining how ASD has impacted your education. Evidence of your diagnosis may be requested during the course of the application process. 

Deadline for application:

February 18, 2022

Award amount:

$1,000

Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students

OnlineColleges.net built this scholarship and financial aid guide to act as a hub for significant scholarship opportunities and educational information available today for Hispanic students. Visit this website for information related to preparing for college, financing an education, choosing a school, immigration and legal status, first generation college students, and other resources.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Financial Aid and Scholarships for Minority Students

OnlineColleges.net built this scholarship and financial aid guide to act as a hub for significant scholarship and other unique opportunities available today for minority students. This site allows you to view scholarships based on these categories: African-American, American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, Hispanic, General Minorities, and Women. Each resource includes key information, application dates and the eligibility requirements for online programs.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Funding Your Vocational Degree Scholarships

Vocational degrees and certificates prepare students for specific careers, placing them on the fast-track to a profession. As the cost of college continues to rise, it has become increasingly difficult for vocational students to afford school. Finances should never stand in the way of students reaching their career goals. Learn more about funding a vocational degree.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Google SVA Scholarship

As part of Google’s commitment to military veterans, the company partners with SVA each year to award eight $10,000 scholarships to students studying computer science and related majors. Related technical fields may include: Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology Applied Networking, and Systems Administration.  

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2020-2021 academic year or intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the United States for the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Strong academic performance.
  • Must be pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field.
  • Must be a current student veteran (includes members of the National Guard or Reserve) as proven by a DD- 214 and transcript, or a student on Active Duty as proven by submission of Active Duty orders and a Memorandum of Understanding from your commanding officer indicating that you are currently in good standing with your unit and transcript.
  • Must have received an honorable discharge or be in good standing with your branch of service.

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

$10,000

Higher Ed Grants for African American Students

To help reduce debt after graduation, minorities including African Americans may be eligible for federal, state, and privately funded education grants to help them earn a college degree. There are several need- and merit-based grants for post-secondary education available to African Americans, including those specific to women, men, or for students pursuing a specific field of study, such as engineering or science. Grant amounts typically range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. As is the case for many grants, recipients may be required to reapply for funds annually and/or receive additional funds based on their academic progress.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

HomeLight Scholarship - Spring Semester

HomeLight wants to support like-minded students who share a passion for improving the world of real estate. That’s why HomeLight is offering a $1,000 scholarship to talented students who hold an interest in homes and homeownership. If you’re interested in designing homes, building homes, placing people in homes, combatting homelessness, or studying the housing market, HomeLight wants to help fund your education.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2021 (Spring) & April 15, 2022(Fall)

Award amount:

$1,000

Indiana Oil and Gas Association Scholarship

The requirements for the scholarship are:

  • Be a graduating high school senior; or a HS Transcript showing completion through home schooling; or currently enrolled in a post-secondary education program.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Have a financial need determined by the scholarship committee.
  • Plan to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry.
  • Be attending college in the coming fall.
  • Be a resident of Indiana and attending an accredited college.
  • Be pursuing a bachelor's degree, with preference given for Earth Sciences, Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Geology majors.
  • Submit a short essay which describes the applicant’s interest in the oil and gas industry and which career path the applicant is planning to pursue.

Deadline for application:

April 1 annually

Award amount:

$1,000-$5,000

Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship

The Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship is a college scholarship of $1,500 awarded to a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement, participation, and leadership in school activities and work experience, and is pursuing a career in a health and fitness related field.

Applications for the Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship will be accepted until 1,000 scholarship applications have been submitted or until August 1, 2021, whichever comes first.

Eligibility requirements:

  • United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico are eligible to apply.
  • Must be a current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience.
  • Must demonstrate interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health- related major.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

$1,500

NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship

The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding undergraduate Latino students attending a U.S. post-secondary institution with an interest in the media and entertainment industry.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a college sophomore or junior enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.
  • Must be a U. S. Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, or have legal authorization to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.
  • Must have an interest in the media and entertainment industry; all majors are welcome.

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

$5,000

Roadway Safety Scholarship Contest

Stanger Stanfield Law wants to promote safe driving habits and has created the Roadway Safety Scholarship to help meet that goal by encouraging young drivers to be aware of the dangers of driving a car. To apply for this scholarship, students must submit a video essay addressing the following three-part prompt: What driving habit could you change to make yourself a safer driver? Describe why you think it poses a risk and the steps you and others can take to change that habit. What challenges are there for commercial drivers—like trucks and delivery vehicles—that you think pose a specific risk, and how would you address them?

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a high school senior graduating summer 2022 accepted to a college or university for the fall 2022 semester or a student currently enrolled in a college or university for the start of the fall 2022 semester.

Deadline for application:

July 16,2022

Award amount:

$1,000

Scholarship for Future Entrepreneurs

Diamocycle is pleased to offer an annual $1000 scholarship in support of future entrepreneurs!
Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:
High school graduate or GED without a bachelor’s degree
Enrolled as at least a sophomore in a business program at a community college or a 4-year college/university
Currently taking classes towards the degree

Deadline for application:

June 1, 2022

Award amount:

$1,000

Scholarships for Single Mothers and Fathers

Single parents made up more than 15% of the undergraduate population in US colleges and universities as of 2012. According to the American Council on Education, more than half of this demographic were first generation college students and in the low-income bracket. Though students who are single parents may be fighting a seemingly uphill battle to fund their college experience, there are significant rewards in higher education.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Student Impact Scholarship

Wells Fargo is proud to announce the Student Impact Scholarship. If you're a student impact maker, working to make a difference in your community, and have been financially impacted by the pandemic, you may be eligible for an opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be intending to enroll or continue enrollment as a degree-seeking undergraduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university in spring 2021.
  • Must have been financially impacted by COVID-19 and have demonstrated financial need.
  • Must have taken action towards uplifting and empowering your community in 2020. 
  • Must be a citizen, national, legal permanent resident of the United States, or a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiary. Citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands are also eligible to apply.
  • Must have applied for the 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) if legally applicable.
  • Must submit an unofficial copy of your most recent transcript.
  • Must submit your 2020-2021 FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR).
  • DACA students must provide valid Employment Authorization Document (EAD) through December 15, 2020. 

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

$5,000

The Gates Scholarship

The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to 300 of these student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a high school senior.
  • Must be from at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American.
  • Must be Pell-eligible.
  • Must be a US citizen, national, or permanent resident.
  • Must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). 
  • Must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.
  • For American Indian/Alaska Native, proof of tribal enrollment will be required. 

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

Varies

The Organic Bunny Scholarship

Understanding the monetary challenges presented when attempting to obtain a higher education, Organic Bunny encourage individuals to continue exploring their passion and apply to this scholarship for $1,000.

Deadline for application:

May 5, 2022

Award amount:

$1,000

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships

UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the online application process.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Zillion's Women in STEM Scholarship

In an effort to aid & empower women to enter into the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math, Zillion has created the "Zillion Women in STEM Scholarship". This $2,500 academic scholarship was designed to cover a portion of tuition costs for a female student majoring in a STEM major at an accredited college or university in the US.

Deadline for application:

January 15, 2022

Award amount:

$2,500

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