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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2019-2020 MedicalFieldCareers.com Healthcare Scholarship

MedicalFieldCareers.com is pleased to announce its support for the next generation of U.S. healthcare professionals. The 2019-2020 MedicalFieldCareers.com Healthcare Scholarship awards $1,500 to one lucky applicant who is interested in studying for a career in the medical field.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must currently attend, or have applied to, a nationally-accredited healthcare education program.
  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age and a U.S. citizen.
  • Applicant must be a high school graduate or have earned a G.E.D.

Deadline for application:

October 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,500

2020 Molded Dimensions, LLC Scholarship

Molded Dimensions is proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree in STEM. To apply, qualified applicants must provide a one-page essay stating past accomplishments, education, and career goals in the field of STEM, along with a description of extra-curricular activities that demonstrate leadership or giving back to their community.

Deadline for application:

November 30, 2020

Award amount:

$500

A Step Towards Making a Difference Scholarship

The Hispanic ethnic group is one of the largest minorities in America, but despite this, they still face incredible challenges and adversity when they pursue their higher education - especially in nursing. Nursingprocess.org is providing a scholarship to Hispanic nursing students in order to help bridge the gap between the Hispanic population and nursing community and to improve the number of bicultural and bilingual nurses in the United States to support an ever-growing multilingual community. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The student must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • The student must be 18 years of age or older when submitting the application.
  • The student must be of Hispanic heritage.
  • The student must have a cumulative High School GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  • The student must be currently enrolled full-time in an ACEN or CCNE accredited traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree program. (Students accepted into a program but not yet enrolled are also eligible to apply, provided they enroll by the scholarship application deadline of October 31, 2020.)
  • The student must have at least one full semester of academic studies left to complete following October 31st, 2020. 

Deadline for application:

October 31, 2020

Award amount:

$1,500

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

AICA Orthopedics' Scholarship Program

AICA is a multi-specialty ortho, joint, and chiro clinic that is looking to give back to the community and help one student with financial assistance for their educational expenses. Students studying in the healthcare, medical, and law fields are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be current or prospective students enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. university.
  • Applicants must be 18 or older.
  • Applicants must be able to deliver all documents specified (proof of enrollment, essay, and other information as needed).
  • An applicant can only win this scholarship once.
  • No extra essays or submissions will be accepted.
  • Any student from a U.S. university is allowed to apply. We especially encourage Law and Medical students to take advantage of this opportunity.

Deadline for application:

April 17, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

ANA Annual Scholarship Program

A Neumann & Associates, LLC has established a scholarship program to sponsor talented students who plan to pursue a career in business.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, 15 hours of coursework taken (or registered for) in business related course work and be enrolled full-time at a university or college offering a business degree during the award period. 
  • The scholarship is available to all students enrolled at a US based college or university, regardless of their country of origin or nationality.

Deadline for application:

March 15, 2020

Award amount:

$500

Allied Van Lines Scholarship

Allied Van Lines, one of the leading moving companies in America, is excited to offer a 2020 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. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • A current transcript with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Enrolled or enrolling as full time student of accredited college/university within the United States for completion of undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field
  • Proof of enrollment

Deadline for application:

December, 15 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

American Pavilion General Education Scholarship

American Pavilion is devoted to supporting general education and is delighted to announce that we are now offering an annual $1,000 scholarship for all students who are currently enrolled in an accredited college.

In order to apply please complete the form through the link above and submit a 1,000 word minimum essay that tells us about your goals in education as well as what your plans for after graduation. We would like to hear why you feel you deserve this scholarship and how it would help you if you were selected as the winner.

Deadline for application:

July 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Antibodies.com Scholarship Program

Antibodies.com's mission is to support life science research and help advance the understanding of biology and the causes of disease.
Part of this mission involves supporting the next generation of life scientists by offering internships, work experience, and scholarships.
Each year Antibodies.com awards a $2,000 stipend to a student in the United States to help cover their tuition.

Deadline for application:

August 1, 2020

Award amount:

$2,000

Birth Injury Lawyers Group Cerebral Palsy Scholarship

As part of its mission, the Birth Injury Lawyers Group awards a scholarship of $2,500 to a college student diagnosed with cerebral palsy who can describe how cerebral palsy has impacted their educational goals and how the scholarship money can help them be successful in the pursuit of their dreams.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be a college student who has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy
  • You must be accepted to a four-year college or university
  • You must have a GPA of 2.5 or more

Deadline for application:

June 15, 2020

Award amount:

$2,500

Blass Law Teen Responsibility Scholarship

Blass Law is providing an annual scholarship of $2,500 to a student committed to ending the problem of teen drinking and driving in their community. The scholarship is available to students enrolled in a four-year college or university. Applicants should include an essay on the dangers of driving while intoxicated. The essay must include a plan for raising awareness about the dangers of driving while intoxicated with other members of their peer group.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • GPA of 3.0 (attach your unofficial transcript to the application form)
  • Enrolled in a four-year college or university
  • Submission of a 500 to 1,000-word essay

Deadline for application:

June 15, 2020

Award amount:

$2,500

Bugsnag Careers in Coding Contest

Bugsnag is proud to offer the $1,000 Careers in Coding Contest for students who wish to pursue a career in computer engineering and software development. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old as of the date of application
  • Must be enrolled full time in an accredited 2-4 year technical/vocational college, university or Code Camp program
  • Must provide enrollment verification

Deadline for application:

October 30, 2020

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:

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Doehrman Buba Give Back Scholarship 2020

Doehrman Buba Attorneys at Law is pleased to annouce the Doehrman Buba Give Back Scholarship 2020 in recognition of students who go above and beyond for their communities. 

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a current undergraduate or is accepted and will be attend a university, college, or another post-High School educational institution in the fall of 2020
  • Must have an academic achievement record as reflected by an Indiana high school cumulative minimum 3.0-grade point average
  • Must have volunteered at an Indiana 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

Deadline for application:

May 31, 2020

Award amount:

$2,500

Education.com Scholarship Program

If you’re studying to become an early education teacher and can clearly demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and a commitment to the field of teaching, then Education.com wants to hear from you!

Deadline for application:

June 30, 2020

Award amount:

Varies

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

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

George D. Andrews Engineering Scholarship

The George D. Andrews Engineering Scholarship provides scholarship awards to students who have shown a career interest in the sciences or engineering. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be incoming freshmen accepted to a four-year accredited college or university
  • Applicants must be majoring in a field of engineering or sciences
  • Applicants must be US citizens

Deadline for application:

July 15, 2020

Award amount:

$3,000

Gounaris Abboud Scholarship Contest

Gounaris Abboud, a legal professional association, wants to hear your ideas for keeping your community safe from drunk driving. 

Applicants must be out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2020) or students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2020 semester.

Deadline for application:

August 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Great Outdoors Wilderness Education Scholarship

The Great Outdoors Wilderness Education Scholarship is for students who have incorporated the outdoors into their education, worldviews, and career goals in some meaningful way. 

Students who have worked as wilderness trip leaders, organized or participated in outdoor education sessions, spend significant time in nature on their own, have career aspirations in environmentalism and conservation, and more are all welcome to apply.

Deadline for application:

Mar 25, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Growthink’s Annual $1,000 Student Business Plan Scholarship

Growthink's annual scholarship aims to help one student advance their studies with a $1,000 grant. If you want to be a great entrepreneur, Growthink wants to help make your dream a reality.

Deadline for application:

April 30, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Hartsoe Law Firm Law School Scholarship

The Hartsoe Law Firm, P.C. is happy to support student education with the 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, with preference to individuals that have held various jobs to help support themselves through school, overcome personal adversity, or are concerned about the the rancorous tenor prevalent in American politics. Undergraduates must be interested in pursuing a law school education.

Deadline for application:

November 1, 2020

Award amount:

$500

Henness & Haight 2020 Texting and Driving Awareness Scholarship

Henness & Haight is a personal injury law firm in Las Vegas, and they see first hand the devastation that is caused by distracted driving. Henness & Haight's goal is to highlight the dangers of texting and driving – and they're offering a $1,500 scholarship to the student who best helps their cause. This scholarship is open to school seniors accepted to a university, college, or trade school, or students currently enrolled in a university, college, or trade school (or enrolled to begin in the Fall semester of 2020).

Deadline for application:

September 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,500

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

Injury Doctor Scholarship

Injured Call Today, a doctor referral company in New York City and surrounding areas, is pleased to offer the Injury Doctor Scholarship. This scholarship is available to all high school seniors and current college students who are planning on entering the medical field.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need.
  • Completed application must be submitted online by June 30, 2020. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2020.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • A transcript must be attached to application for consideration.
  • Applicant must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.
  • Applicants must write a 500 word essay on why they are interested in entering the medical field
  • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $1,000 to be awarded the fall semester of 2020.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
  • Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship.

Deadline for application:

June 30, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

KB Delta Scholarship

KB Delta Compressor Valve Parts is dedicated to helping to support higher education and is offering an annual $1,000 scholarship. Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter.

Deadline for application:

July 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Lifeway Scholarship

Lifeway Foods is proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree with a STEM focus. Special consideration will be given to students studying the microbiome field. The awarded student will receive $5,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree. All applicants are required to submit a personal essay about their future goals and how they aspire to help people lead healthier lives.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. citizens accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States may apply.
  • The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to his or her college or university, or a college transcript. 

Deadline for application:

November 30, 2020

Award amount:

$5,000

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, the foundation has 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

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, 2020, 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 2020-2021 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

Military Scholarship for Veterans, Active Duty and Military Spouses

Education is valuable, but it can also be costly. Paying for college on top of everyday expenses can be difficult, and every little bit can help! To show thanks for the sacrifices made by the United States military and their families, Education Connection is offering a scholarship worth $1,000. We hope to help offset the costs of earning a degree and pursuing those next steps in your civilian career path.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be military active duty, honorably discharged, veteran, or a spouse from any branch of the military.
  • This scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. They must be 18 years of age or older at the time of application. And, are enrolled, or do enroll no later than the fall of 2021 in an accredited institution of higher learning.

Deadline for application:

September 30, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Mrs. Prindables Future Educator Scholarship

Mrs Prindables is offering the Future Educator Scholarship for incoming or current college students majoring in education. Mrs Prindables believes that educators have the power to spark positive development in student’s lives and their futures.

Incoming and current students majoring in education are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for application:

August 20, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Paradigm San Francisco General Education Scholarship

Paradigm San Francisco is dedicated to helping to support general education and is pleased to announce a $1,000 annual scholarship. Current students at any accredited college are eligible to enter.

Deadline for application:

July 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Phoenix Bats Scholarship

Phoenix Bats is proud to announce we are sponsoring a $500 scholarship to the student who writes the best 1,000-2,000 word essay about how their experiences with baseball have helped them prepare for life.

Deadline for application:

July 25, 2020

Award amount:

$500

Photographer.org Academic Scholarships

The Photographer.org Annual Academic Scholarships support the future of photography.  Three recipients receive $1,000 USD to be used to help pay their tuition and academic expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be a recently accepted high school student, undergraduate or graduate student from an accredited college/university in the United States
  • You must be able to provide proof of your identity if you are chosen as the winner. Qualified ID is a student id, driver's license or passport.

Deadline for application:

May 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

SFVBA ARS Law School Scholarship

The SFVBA Attorney Referral Service is excited to offer current law school students the opportunity to win an annual scholarship for students currently enrolled in an accredited college.

Please submit an essay (1,000-word minimum) about your educational goals and post-graduation plans. Tell us why you feel you deserve to win this scholarship and what it would mean to you if you won.

We will review all applications and award the winning applicant the $1000 SFVBA ARS scholarship.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A. $5,000 Scholarship for College Students

The law firm of Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A. is proud to announce the creation of a $5,000 scholarship to be awarded to one student currently attending an accredited college or university in the United States of America.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • An essay of no more than 500 words following the Chicago Manual of Style 
  • A statement of financial need along with proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university
  • A letter of recommendation from an advisor, professor, or teacher

Deadline for application:

April 1, 2020

Award amount:

$5,000

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:

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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

Sutliff & Stout's “First Step” Scholarship

In an effort to reduce the devastating consequences of distracted driving among young drivers, the Houston auto accident lawyers at Sutliff & Stout are offering a $1,500 scholarship to students who complete an essay of at least 500 words detailing their most common distracted driving habits, and describe the concrete steps they will take to put an end to those habits. Applicants must be EITHER out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2020) OR students currently enrolled in a college or accredited university.

Deadline for application:

July 31, 2020

Award amount:

$1,500

The Johns Law Firm Scholarship

The Johns Law Firm, LLC announces the Johns Law Firm Scholarship and looks forward to receiving essays from the next generation of lawyers about what influenced their legal career and why they are pursuing law school.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • In order to apply for this scholarship, you must be enrolled at an accredited law school.
  • If you have applied to a law school and have not been accepted yet, you may apply for the scholarship, however, the scholarship will be awarded to a student already enrolled at an accredited law school.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2020

Award amount:

$1,500

The Keith J. Williams Law Scholarship

A career in law is a noble and rewarding pursuit, but it requires sincere dedication, perseverance, and a great deal of sacrifice. Through this law scholarship program, Keith J. Williams Law is pleased to offer financial assistance to young people who would like to pursue a career in law and seek to attain their goals through higher education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • United States Citizen (or permanent resident)
  • Enrolling or currently a full-time student at an accredited college or university in the U.S.
  • Pursuing a career in law
  • Good academic standing

Deadline for application:

May 1, 2020

Award amount:

$500

The Larson Law Office Scholarship

The Larson Law Office, PLLC is offering students across the country the opportunity to win the Larson Law Office Scholarship. This scholarship is dedicated to helping the winner pay for education expenses. To apply, please write a 1,000-word essay describing your family and how they have influenced you to become the person you are today.

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must be currently enrolled or plan to attend a college, trade school, university, or graduate institution in the United States. Proof of enrollment (transcript or acceptance letter) is required.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

The UncommonGoods Spring 2020 Scholarship

UncommonGoods knows it isn't always easy when you're just starting out in a creative field of study. So, they are offering a scholarship to help hardworking student-artists out, because hey—you might be gracing their assortment with your work someday!

Undergraduate art or design majors at accredited universities are eligible to apply. The fall application period starts April 1st, 2020.

Deadline for application:

July 15, 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

You Deserve an Ally Scholarship

Ally Lawsuit Loans knows life is full of challenges and wants to hear from students about a time when someone lent a helping hand to help them through a challenging period. 

Eligibility requirements:

  • Applicants must be either out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2020) or students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2020 semester.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2020

Award amount:

$750

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