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 city 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:

October 31, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Aaron J. Boria, PLLC Scholarship

As criminal defense lawyers we believe that by furthering education in the community this can lead to decreasing criminal activity. We also understand the challenge to pay for a good education. This is why we are happy to announce the Aaron J. Boria, PLLC Scholarship.

Undergraduate students attending an accredited university in the United States with an interest in law school are eligible to apply. Awards will be judged based on content and educational merit.

Deadline for application:

November 30, 2019

Award amount:

$500

Allied Van Lines 2019 Scholarship

Allied Van Lines, one of the leading moving companies in America, is excited to offer a 2019 scholarship program aimed at students whose area of study focuses on logistics and moving-related fields. We are committed to growing our industry and supporting the brightest students in logistics and moving. 

Award Criteria:

3 individual scholarships will be awarded.
Individual scholarship award amount of $1,000 per winner.  Total scholarship awards: $3,000
Award amount will be made out to the winner’s school in the form of a check, and mailed to the winner’s personal address.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Bella Ballroom Excellence in Performing Arts Scholarship

In order to further Bella Ballroom’s mission to provide opportunities to young, emerging artists, we are proud to sponsor an annual scholarship contest. This contest is open to current U.S. undergraduate students. The winner will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship.

Deadline for application:

November 15, 2019

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

Deputy Scholarship for Women in Technology

Deputy is proud to support women pursuing careers in technology with our Deputy Women in Technology Scholarship. This scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to one student annually who is currently pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, information systems, computer engineering, business technology administration or a related IT field.

Deadline for application:

July 31, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Electric: Mobile Device IT Innovation Scholarship

The Electric Mobile Device Management IT Innovation Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has a passion for innovating in the mobile IT (software or hardware) space. The scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey their idea for a useful innovation in mobile device technology.

Deadline for application:

November 1, 2019

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

Financial Aid for College Students With Disabilities

College can be expensive for anyone, but it can be especially costly for those with disabilities. Some classroom accommodations are paid for out-of-pocket, medical bills tend to be much higher, and even transportation costs can be greater than what a typical student would have to pay to get to and from class. These are just a few of the reasons why it’s so important for students with disabilities to have ample funding options available to them. This guide focuses on those options, with the goal of helping students with disabilities find the resources they need to pay for and succeed in college.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

First Step Scholarship

In an effort to reduce the devastating consequences of distracted driving among young drivers, the auto accident lawyers at Sutliff & Stout are offering a $2,500 scholarship to students.

Deadline for application:

August 1, 2019

Award amount:

$2,500

Fountain Law Firm Scholarship

At Fountain Law Firm, we value education and helping those in need. We also understand that school can be a significant expense and know how hard it can be for students and their families to make ends meet. Between housing, tuition, books, and school supplies, the cost of attending college or graduate school can easily rise into the tens of thousands of dollars, if not more. In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, we are pleased to be offering a yearly $1,000 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school in the near future.

Deadline for application:

November 22, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

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

Game Development Scholarship

Game development is not as simple as it sounds. It requires a lot of creativity, enthusiasm, and ability to think out of the box to become a mobile game developer. With new mobile devices getting introduced in the market everyday, the job of a game developer is becoming complex and challenging day by day.

The scholarship is open to undergraduate students who:

  • are studying computer science, computer engineering, tech-related
  • have at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • are enrolled in a game development course
To apply for the game development scholarship program, you need to develop a game (Android or iOS) that is innovative and send the details to sunnyc@aistechnolabs.com. The student must also submit their:
  • Current Resume
  • Story
    Link to your game/mobile app development portfolio (if any)
  • Two reference letters by your work colleagues, coaches, professors, or any professional connection stating your career, accomplishments volunteered, work ethics, values, and character. These reference letters should not come from family members or friends and can also be submitted separately.

Deadline for application:

May 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Hartsoe Law Firm Law School Scholarship

The Hartsoe Law Firm, P.C. is happy to support student education with our annual Hartsoe Law Firm Law School Scholarship. Students who are attending an undergraduate, JD, LLB, or LLM program at a college, university, or law school in the United States are encouraged to apply. Undergraduates must be interested in pursuing a law school education.

Deadline for application:

November 1, 2019

Award amount:

$500

Helmer, Conley & Kasselman Annual College Scholarship

There are many financial burdens that come along with a college degree: tuition, housing, textbooks, etc. The firm gladly offers this scholarship to help students begin their journey on the road to becoming an attorney. Annually a winner is selected to receive $500 towards their pre-legal education. High school seniors or current college students planning to pursue a JD (attorney) or comparable degree within the U.S. are eligible to apply.

Deadline for application:

November 15, 2019

Award amount:

$500

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

Indiana Student Recycling Leadership Corps Scholarship

The Student Recycling Leadership Corps is an interactive scholarship program for 12 Indiana high school students who wish to increase the impact of recycling at their school. The goal of the Leadership Corps is to engage Student Leaders across Indiana in recycling initiatives in their communities to build the next generation of recycling champions. Throughout the one academic year duration of the program, students will gain valuable leadership skills, hands-on project management experience, and intimate recycling knowledge. Once selected, Student Leaders are charged with implementing the following two elements of the program: 1) Facilitating the Recycle Rally program with an adult ally at their school and 2) Implementing a public space recycling project of their choice in their school and/or community. Upon completion of both projects and at school years’ end, each Student Leader will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Ken Nunn Scholarship

The attorneys at the Ken Nunn Law Office are firm believers in education and the various benefits that come with pursuing a college degree. Our firm is pleased to announce an upcoming scholarship opportunity for one student who desires to continue their education. High school seniors, currently enrolled college students, and students planning to return to college are eligible to apply.

Deadline for application:

August 19, 2019

Award amount:

$500

Marine Corps Foundation Scholarship

Founded in 1962, The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children. For 55 years, we’ve been providing access to affordable education for the children of Marine and Navy Corpsman attending post-high school, under-graduate and career technical education programs.

Deadline for application:

March 1, 2020

Award amount:

Varies

Military Scholarship Essay Contest for Military Personnel, Veterans, and Spouses

Everybody knows that education is valuable, but it can sometimes also be expensive. Paying for your education on top of everyday expenses can be difficult, and every little bit can help! Therefore, in an attempt to try to show gratitude to the sacrifices made by the United States of America’s military families, eLearners is offering a scholarship worth $1,000 to eligible military veterans and spouses in an effort to help offset the costs associated with enhancing your education and pursuing those next steps in your civilian career path.

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

$1,000

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program

Every month we will award a $1,000 scholarship to students pursuing careers in healthcare or education.

Deadline for application:

Monthly

Award amount:

$1,000

North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship

The North American Van Lines Logistic Scholarship is open to all US residents attending an accredited University and seeking an undergraduate degree in Logistics, Business, or a related field. To enter, applicants will submit a 400-800 word essay discussing their reasons for their college major. 5 winners will be chosen, each earning $1,000 to go to the school of their choosing.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Paradigm Malibu Depression Treatment Education Scholarship

Please submit an essay (1,000 word minimum) and tell us about your educational goals and plans for after graduation. Tell us why you feel you deserve to win this scholarship and what it would mean to you if you won. We are excited to hear your story.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Progressive Young Artist Awards (PYAA) Scholarship Program 2018–2019

Each year, three $1,000 scholarships are awarded to students that have best communicated progressive thinking through their artwork. Mediums include:

  • Mixed media
  • Drawing
  • Photography
  • Painting
  • Sculpture

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

$1,000

Scholarship America's Dream Award

The Dream Award is Scholarship America’s renewable scholarship program for financially needy students who have overcome barriers and have successfully started their college education. Awards were made to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school; the scholarships are both renewable and increase in amount each year. Scholarship America provides Dream Awards ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 based on the individual student’s financial need. Each student’s award will increase by $1,000 each year to help them successfully finish school and earn their degrees.

Be notified when applications for 2020 are available.

Deadline for application:

TBA

Award amount:

$5,000–$15,000

Scholarship for Children of Divorce and Single-Parent Families

Over the last two decades, attorney Edward R. Weinstein. Esq. has dedicated his career to guiding families through the emotionally challenging landscape of divorce, child custody disputes, domestic violence and other family law matters. A financial award in the amount of $500 will be given each year to a higher education student who has demonstrated a high degree of determination and perseverance despite the hurdles he or she may have encountered earlier in life due to parental divorce or estrangement.

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

$500

Scholarships and Financial Aid for Veterans

Navigating the financial aid waters can feel daunting for anyone—but particularly veterans and service members given the sheer number of options. This guide clears the confusion, helping individuals find the right financial aid programs and avoid dangerous scams. It not only covers the benefits of the Post 9/11 GI Bill and other federal programs, but also scholarships and grants that can supplement GI Bill benefits. Each year, thousands of financial aid dollars go unawarded and are turned back to their sponsors due to a lack of applicants.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

A compilation of resources to guide Hispanic and Latino Students through the college application process, bestcolleges.com provides guides for DACA students to complete the FAFSA, tips for completing scholarship applications, and links to specific scholarships and scholarship search engines.

Deadline for application:

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Award amount:

Varies

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

Sixt Scholars Program

Sixt rent a car is offering five high school seniors graduating in 2019 the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship towards their study at any 2 or 4 year accredited university. Applicants must have a minimum 3.7 GPA and provide a copy of their high school transcript.

Deadline for application:

TBA

Award amount:

$5,000

Staver Law Group National Scholarship

Every day we help people who have been hurt in Chicago car accidents or other types of personal injury situations and are struggling to keep up with medical bills and their daily lives. We are dedicated to helping them navigate their situations, and we have designed this scholarship to award a student whose essay shows an understanding and appreciation for the type of work we do.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2019

Award amount:

$5,000

Surgent CPA Review College Scholarship

At Surgent, we understand that passing the challenging CPA exam to become a licensed accountant is a major undertaking. We’re proud of how well our CPA Review course helps accounting students all over the country tackle the CPA Exam and become CPAs faster. And now we want to do even more to support aspiring CPAs out there by supporting some deserving students. That’s why we created the Surgent CPA Review College Scholarship program. This scholarship is open to any currently-enrolled students working towards an accounting or finance major at an accredited college or university within the United States. Two winners will be chosen for this scholarship. First prize will receive $1,000 and one runner-up will receive $500.

Deadline for application:

November 15, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Surgent Exam Review College Scholarship

As a leader in professional education, we're committed to supporting the ambition of accounting and finance professionals through a quality exam review program. For that reason, and many others, we're incredibly proud of our proprietary software, A.S.A.P. Technology, and how it's given EA, CIA, CISA, CMA, and CPA Exam candidates the ability to improve their comprehension of exam content while reducing their study time. Supporting career ambition is exactly why we created the Surgent Exam Review College Scholarship program. This scholarship is open to any currently-enrolled students working towards an accounting or finance major at an accredited college or university within the United States. Two winners will be chosen for this scholarship. First prize will receive $1,000 and one runner-up will receive $500.

Deadline for application:

November 15, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

The Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship

We are excited to announce the Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is intended to assist one driven, kind-hearted college student with a history of going beyond themselves to do good for others.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

The Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Accident Survivor Scholarship

This scholarship is offered annually to a student who has overcome serious injuries suffered as a result of a car accident, medical error, or other incident caused by someone’s carelessness. In order to be eligible, applicants must be entering or currently enrolled in their first year of an accredited college or law school and submit a brief personal statement (not to exceed 500 words) describing the incident, how it has affected the applicants’ life, and the steps they have taken to overcome their injuries. The scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of the personal statement.

Deadline for application:

September 30, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

The Data Group’s Annual Technology Scholarship

Our annual scholarship will be awarded to those that can explore their current relationship with technology as well as look to the future to see where their passion for technology may take them.

Deadline for application:

November 1, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

The Einstein Moving Academic Scholarship

Einstein Moving is proud to announce the Einstein Moving Scholarship. Our scholarship fund was designed to help students of high academic achievement offset the ever-increasing cost of higher education. We are awarding an annual $1,000 scholarship to a deserving college student and are currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 year. Students must be enrolled for the January 2019 semester.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

The Future is Female Scholarship

True&Co. is a female-founded company, and our team is full of brilliant, beautiful, quirky women. A female-forward spirit is essential both to who we are, and what we do: We make products for women that celebrate the female body and spirit. We believe that our products, along with this driving mission, can, at their best, help empower women. Tell us what makes you exceptional and have a chance to win $3,000 to put towards the Educational Course of your choice. Whether it’s Coding, Design, Marketing, Research, Film — we want you to follow your passion.

Deadline for application:

Monthly

Award amount:

Varies

The Haven at College Recovery Education Scholarship

The Haven at College is dedicated to helping to support addiction recovery education and is offering an annual $1,000 scholarship. Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter.

Deadline for application:

November 18, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

The Last House College Scholarship

The Last House is dedicated to furthering the personal development of those who are trying to improve their lives. In that spirit, we are offering a $1,000 college scholarship to individuals who are interested in mental health education. Ideally, we would like to choose a candidate whose life has been affected by Drugs or Alcohol and who is looking to help those who are still suffering.

Applicants must provide basic student information along with a Personal Statement in essay form (500 words max) as to why they deserve The Last House College Scholarship. Expressed interest in drug and alcohol treatment or mental health is preferred. Applicants can optionally provide an additional essay or letter on our Google form.

Deadline for application:

December 10, 2019

Award amount:

$1,000

Trey Porter Law Scholarship

Trey Porter wants to support the next generation of leaders and help grow the future in the legal society. Candidates should submit a 500-800 word essay detailing how they plan to make their community a better place after graduation

Deadline for application:

March 30, 2020

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

Visual Art Scholarship

Logo design is one of the most significant areas of visual art as it plays important role in communicating with the target audience. Logo design plays a major role in communicating with the target audience. Even if the company’s name is not mentioned in the logo, people recognize the company and its nature of the business. A Logo is the first thing a visitor would notice as soon as he/she lands on your website or mobile app. Thus, it should be created with a lot of passion and meticulously.

The scholarship is open to undergraduate students:

  • enrolled in Art, Graphic Design, Visual Communication and/or Creative Advertising course 
  • have a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher
  • are at least 18 years old
The student must submit 3 logo designs for a:
  • Logo design company
  • Mobile app development company
  • Recruitment agency

Deadline for application:

May 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

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