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ACI Scholarships and Fellowships
American Concrete Institute (ACI) Fellowships are for high-potential undergraduate and graduate students whose studies relate to concrete and are identified by ACI-Member Faculty.  Deadline: October 16, 2016. 

AFCEA Undergraduate Scholarships
AFCEA Educational Foundation scholarships are for college students including students connected to the military. Applications available online. Deadlines vary.

AFCEA STEM Major Scholarship
The AFCEA STEM Major Scholarship is for at least second-year college students who are enrolled as sophomores and juniors in a four-year college and are majoring in STEM fields related to cyber security, intelligence and homeland security disciplines. Deadline: April 22, 2017. 

AFCCE Scholarships
The Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers (AFCCE) is a professional organization of individuals who regularly assist clients on technical issues before the Federal Communications Commission. AFCCE is offering scholarships to junior/senior and graduate EE majors who are interested in wireless and other RF communication engineering. Deadline: May 31, 2017 (for Fall Semester).

Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) Scholarships
ATCA scholarships are for students enrolled half- to full-time in a program leading to a bachelor’s degree or higher in an aviation-related course of study. Deadline: May 1, 2017.

AIST Foundation Scholarships
AIST Foundation scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to talented and dedicated students to encourage them to pursue careers within iron- and steel-related industries. Approximately $340,000 will be awarded each year through foundation scholarships, FeMET Scholarships, StEEL Scholarships, endowment scholarships and Member Chapter scholarships. Deadline: October 31 2016.

Alcohol Addiction Awareness Essay Scholarship
AlcoRehab.org is proud to award $6,000 in scholarships each year to three students, who share their vision on the dangers of alcohol abuse and addiction. If you are concerned with the effects of alcohol abuse and addiction and want to help raise awareness of its dangers, we encourage you to share your vision and have a chance to win money to cover your educational expenses. Deadline: February 1, 2017.

Alumni Association Scholarship
The Alumni Association will be awarding $42,000 in scholarships this year to 19 (15 undergraduate and 4 graduate) deserving students. To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled full-time (12+ credits) in both the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters at the University of Maryland, College Park. Competitive applicants should have a 3.0 GPA or higher, show commitment to the university community through on-campus and/or off-campus involvement, and exhibit Terp pride. Deadline: April 10, 2017
 

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter Scholarships
Every year the chapter gives scholarships to deserving students from the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia. See website for application and information. Deadline: April 15, 2016. (New application will be announced Winter 2016)

American Baptist Churches in the USA National Ministries Scholarship
To be considered for an undergraduate scholarship, a student must be:

  • An active member of an American Baptist church for at least one year before applying for aid (use the Church Search function of the ABCUSA Website to verify that your church is American Baptist)
  • Preparing to enter an accredited institution in the USA or Puerto Rico as a full-time freshman in the fall of the application year
  • A United States citizen

View website for more information.
Deadline: May 31, 2016. (New application will be announced January 2017)

American Council of Engineering Companies/Maryland 2017 Scholarship Program
In order to assist worthy students pursuing a career in engineering or land surveying, the American Council of Engineering Companies/Maryland (ACEC/MD) will award three $3,000 scholarships and one $5,000 scholarship. Three scholarships, sponsored by the ACEC/MD for $3,000 each, will go to selected students majoring in either civil, mechanical or electrical engineering attending an accredited college or university. The other scholarship, the William R. Kahl Scholarship for $5,000, is exclusively awarded to a student pursuing a degree in civil engineering. Preference will be given to Maryland residents. Students must submit a completed application with all required materials to egrmoney@umd.edu. Deadline: December 19, 2016.

American Ground Water Trust
Scholarships for entry level college students pursuing a career in ground water related field (i.e., civil engineering-water resources). View website.  Deadline: June 1, annually.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society Scholarships
AISES scholarships are intended to partially defray tuition and other educational expenses, thereby increasing access to higher education and improving college retention rates of American Indian/Alaskan Native students. View website.  Deadline: May 31, 2016.

American Public Power Association
American Public Power Association's DEED student research grants/internships support students studying in energy-related disciplines, increase awareness of career opportunities in public power, and provide assistance to DEED member utility sponsors.  Each year up to ten, $4,000 student research grants and internships are awarded to students conducting research on an energy-related project.  Students must be sponsored by a DEED member utility and are required to write an abstract and final report at the completion of the project. There is also one $5,000 Technical Design Project award for a student or group of students studying energy related topics. There are also ten $2,000 educational scholarships, this also requires a DEED mentor for said student. Check out all the information in this flyerDeadlines are February 15 and October 15, annually.

American Society of Naval Engineers
ASNE sponsors a scholarship program to encourage students to enter the field of naval engineering and to provide support to naval engineers seeking advanced education in the field. Programs of study can include mechanical, civil, aeronautical, and electrical engineering. Candidates must be U.S. Citizens. To obtain an application and further information visit the ASNE website.
Deadline: February 29, 2016. 

ASHE-Altoona Engineering Scholarship
The Altoona Section of the American Society of Highway Engineers is pleased to announce its thirtieth annual Civil Engineering Scholarship Award. We typically award $1000 scholarships to three students each year. Applicants must be a resident of one of the six counties comprising our section (Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, and Somerset Counties, PA). Further information and eligibility criteria available on the ASHE website at www.altoona.ashe.pro, or attached with the following flyer and application. Deadline: March 17, 2017.

ASHE-Potomac Stephen M. Evans Memorial Scholarship
The American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) is offering up to $5,000 in scholarships available to students pursuing degrees in Civil Engineering or transportation related fields. Applicants must be an undergraduate student entering their junior or senior year, enrolled in an ABET-accredited engineering program. Applicants must have an interest in transportation engineering, a minimum overall GPA of a 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their engineering-related coursework. Deadline: March 20, 2017

Asian and/or Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for students of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census. For information and application visit the APIASF websiteDeadline: January 8, 2016.

Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America Undergraduate Scholarships
The AGC Foundation offers scholarships to undergraduate students enrolled in ABET- or ACCE-accredited construction or civil/construction engineering programs. Deadline: November 1, 2016. 

Association of State Dam Safety Officials
The Dam Safety Scholarship Program is for civil engineering students.  ASDSO is a national association dedicated to furthering dam safety in the United States.  Scholarships will be awarded for the 2017/2018 school year and have ranged from $5,000 to $10,000 in recent years.  Successful recipients must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level (during the 2017/2018 school year) in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO. Minimum GPA for applicants is 2.5 for the first three years of college, and all students must be recommended by their academic advisor.  Applications are available on the SDSO's website.  Deadline: March 31, 2017.

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
AWIS is an organization for women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics that awards scholarships to female undergraduates in their second or third year of college.  Deadline: December 31, 2016.

Atkins Minority Engineering Scholarship Program
The Atkins Scholarship is provided to students of African American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic descent. Students must also be a US citizen or permanent resident; junior or senior, full-time, day-time student; Enrolled in contiguous fall and spring semesters, carrying a minimum of 12 credits and earning a minimum 3.0 GPA each semester; working towards a baccalaureate degree in civil or environmental engineering with at least 60 credits of college work prior to the submission of the application; & qualified for financial aid based on need and in accordance with existing regulation at the student’s university. Scholarships of $2,000 are awarded for the fall and spring semesters to qualified students. For more information, please visit the website or see the program flyerDeadline: November 20, 2016.

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Badcock Scholarship
Badcock is proud to present a $1000 scholarship to be awarded to the worthiest individual. We understand that school is expensive and you do, without a doubt, have plenty to worry about, money aside. Only one winner will be selected, but you can take advantage of this amazing opportunity easily. To apply, you will have to provide an essay of 600 words or more on an approved topic. Applicants must also be enrolled in an accredited college or university, be 18 years of age or older, have a 3.0 or higher GPA and provide a letter of recommendation.

BestColleges Scholarship Guide for Hispanic and Latino Students
College enrollment for Hispanic and Latino students is on the rise. The US Census Bureau predicts that 25% of college students will identify as Hispanic or Latino by 2020. Despite impressive enrollment figures, these students may still face a unique set of challenges in their pursuit of a degree including immigration status, being the first in their family to go to college, and perhaps most significantly, financial obstacles.To address the very real issue of affordability, BestColleges.com created a holistic financial aid guide specifically for Hispanic and Latino students. More information is available online at the organizations website.

Best Value Schools Scholarship
This opportunity seeks to provide one woman enrolled in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) career with a $2,000 scholarship to support her education.  The spring round of applications will be accepted between April 1st and April 15th. More information is available online at the organizations website. The application deadlines are April 15th and October 31st.  

Beta Theta Pi Fraternity Scholarship 
The Beta Theta Pi Fraternity at the University of Maryland is offering a $500 scholarship to non-Greek males at the University.  The scholarship is awarded to a man who excels in academic pursuits in addition to being actively involved in both on campus and with community service.  Please apply online.  Deadline: Rolling.

BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship
This annual BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship is provided by BMW AG in recognition of its commitment to excellence in engineering. This scholarship is in support of the SAE Foundation to ensure an adequate supply of well-trained engineers for the future. The scholarship is given to a high school senior for the freshman year in pursuit of an engineering or related science degree through a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Deadline: January 15, 2016.

Buildium's Build U. Scholarship
Buildium's Build U. Scholarship awards one $2,500 prize per semester to the Product Design, Interaction Design, UX Design, Engineering, or Computer Science student who best explains which company or organization today provides the greatest service to its customers through software development and/or design.  Please visit the website for more details.  Deadline: October 31 and April 15, 2016.

Carlson Caspers' 1L Diversity Scholarship Program
Carlson Caspers’ Diversity & Inclusion Committee is implementing a scholarship starting Fall of 2016 to college seniors majoring in chemistry, physics, life sciences, pharmacy, engineering, or computer science that intend on attending law school at the start of 2016.  The scholarship awards $5,000 for each academic year of law school, as well as the opportunity for a paid summer internship/clerkship.  Deadline: March 1, 2016.

Carlson and Price Family Leadership Scholarship
Through the generosity of the Carlson and Price families, two Leadership Scholarship Funds have been established to support student leaders. The scholarships were created to help a deserving student organization leader manage costs associated with textbook expenses and related tuition coses and will provide a $500 award to an incoming or current student organization leaders contribute to the campus community through volunteer service.  Deadline: May 16, 2016.

Central Scholarship Bureau
Founded in Baltimore in 1924, Central Scholarship Bureau (CSB) helps students in Maryland realize their academic and professional goals through interest-free loans and grants to attend accredited institutions within the United States. Deadline: April 1, annually.

Michael L. Cherry Memorial Scholarship
The Black Engineers Society and the Minority Engineering Alumni of the University of Maryland are offering a scholarship award of at least $1000 in honor of Michael L. Cherry to an individual who best exemplifies some of the qualities Michael manifested during his brief sojourn through the lives of those who remember him. To be considered for this scholarship, please complete and submit the application to the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering, 1131 Glenn Martin Hall. Deadline: April 8, 2016.

Chicago Committee on High-Rise Buildings (CCHRB) Scholarship
The CCHRB is proud to support higher education through this scholarship program. The scholarship is for $5,000 and is open to those students with a drive and passion for high-rise buildings and that are pursuing a degree in architecture, engineering, or similar field. Deadline: March 16, 2017

Clean & Safe Home Internet Marketing Scholarship
Clean & Safe Home has created a scholarship for undergraduate or postgraduate students with the passion of “Internet Marketing” in the amount of $1,000. To participate in this scholarship program you will have to research and create a piece of content between500-1000 words on the subject “the Importance of Internet Marketing in 2016 and beyond.” Deadline: December 31, 2016.

Cognizant Scholarship
Cognizant Technology Solutions offers a design-based scholarship and candidates will be required to submit documentation of a hands-on project that illustrates both creativity and innovation. Candidates will document their project in a three-minute video that will be judged by the selection committee.  The eligibility criteria, project guidelines and application can be accessed at the organization's website.  Scholarship awards are for $5,000 and students are eligible to apply in multiple years with new projects.  The deadline is March 31, 2016.

Colonel J. Logan Schutz Scholarship
The J. Logan Schutz scholarship is now available to accept applications.  Please go to the website for more information and eligibility requirements.  Deadline: March 9, 2015. (Application will reopen February 2017)

Commissioners' Engineering Scholarship Program
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) offers the annual Commissioners' Engineering Scholarships to college students majoring in engineering fields that are vital to the work of WSSC.  The goal of the annual scholarship program is to provide assistance to students from Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties in furtherance of their engineering studies and, to encourage such students to consider careers in the water and wastewater/sewer industry; preferably, at WSSC. To qualify, students must provide proof of permanent residency in WSSC’s service district (i.e., driver’s license or other documentation that shows student resides permanently in Prince George’s or Montgomery County, Maryland)  Deadline: June 3, 2016.

Community of Science (COS)
The Community of Science website includes a database of funding opportunities (scholarships and grants) for students in engineering and the sciences. Deadlines vary so check the website for more information.

 

Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program
The Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program covers a portion of educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, required fees, and books for the final two to three years of the bachelor's degree.  The amount and duration of awards vary by student based on the cost of attendance and the length of the program as well as other scholarships or grants received.  The maximum available per student is $30,000 per year.  Deadline: early December. Check website for more information.

Credit Union Foundation of MD & DC
Do you have members who could use some help with college tuition? Well the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC college scholarship program makes it easy for you to help your college-bound members meet their tuition costs while strengthening your bond with those members. The $12,000 Credit Union College Scholarship Program for 2017 is underway now! Your college-bound members are eligible to apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships, one $1,000 video-based scholarship, and/or one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. And yes, members can apply in all three categories. Deadline: March 31, 2017.

Raymond Davis Scholarship
The Society for Imaging Science and Technology Raymond Davis Scholarship is for students who are in imaging science or engineering and have completed two academic years of college before the term of the scholarship.  The scholarship is given for academic study or research in the theory or practice of imaging science. Deadline: October 1, annually.

Jim Dodson Law Scholarship
Jim Dodson Law strongly believes om the value of a college education and learning, a lifelong goal. Earning a college education can be a significant financial burden for a student and their family. With this in mind, Jim Dodson Law is pleased to offer an annual scholarship to students who are enrolled in a 4 year college or university and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Scholarship of $1,500 amount will be awarded to winning candidates. For more information, please visit the website.  Deadline: May 10, 2016.

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
The Don't Text and Drive Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate and graduate students. You must be a U.S. Citizen or legal resident and complete a short statement on why you pledge not to text and drive.  For more information, please visit the website.  Deadline: September 30, 2016.

The Dwayne Graves Online Entrepreneur Spirit Scholarship
The Dwayne Graves Online Entrepreneur Spirit Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in entrepreneurship. Applicants will make a video to tell us why you want to be an entrepreneur, what inspires you, and of course, show us your entrepreneur spirit! Deadline: December 15, 2016.

Esperanza Education Fund
Esperanza Education Fund provides scholarship awards for immigrant students in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, to attend public colleges and universities, regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. Funded by a grant from the D.C. Mayor's Office on Latino Affairs (OLA). Deadline: April 1 (Application available in late January/early February).

FIRST Scholarship - A. James Clark School of Engineering
In support of the FIRST mission, the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland is offering four, merit-based scholarships, each for $4,000, to high school seniors who have participated on a FIRST team during their high school career. The online application is available by clicking here.  Only high school seniors who participated on a FIRST team, and who have been admitted to the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland for the 2017-18 academic year, are eligible to apply.  Deadline: Friday, March 24, 2017.  Appliicants will be notified by Friday, April 7 as to whether or not they have been selected for an award.

Garage Door Nation Scholarship
Garage Door Nation is proud to offer a scholarship of $1500 to students planning to study full-time at an accredited University.  The Garage Door Nation scholarship rewards students who have shown a "DIY" attitude by helping out their communities and being involved in school programs to better their environment. Deadline: November 15, 2016.

Gates Millennium Scholars
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS), funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding, low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose. Applicants must meet the federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria.  Deadline: January 13, 2016.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers a competition for awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. Deadline: Deadlines vary depending on semester term. Check website for more information.

GMR Web Team Marketing Scholarship Program
The GMR Web Team is a full service digital marketing agency in Orange County, CA that offers one-stop solutions for all internet marketing needs.  The team will be funding a $1,000 academic scholarship.  The criteria are that students must have a 3.0 minimum GPA and be enrolled full-time in college. For more information please click on the scholarship information pageDeadline: January 3 and July 30, annually.

GoodFitnessPower Annual Scholarship
GoodFitnessPower is a website about fitness, aiming to provide basic knowledge and give reviews to help people choose the most suitable products. We realize that health plays an important role in our life. Fitness is what create and maintain health.We have offered Fitness Scholarship for university students who have passion for fitness with the prize of $1000. Students will choose a product of fitness to review in the form of a 700-word-minimum essay. Deadline: June 30, 2017

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Morgan Stanley Foundation Scholarship Program
This HSF/Morgan Stanley Foundation Scholarship Program provides scholarships to high performing Latino freshman and sophomore students on the path to higher learning education. In addition, scholars will be offered the opportunity to apply for summer internships at Morgan Stanley. Deadline: March 30, 2016.

How to Start a Blog Scholarship Program
Blogging is a great way for students to dive deep into a passion of theirs while gaining marketable skills such as professional writing, web development, and more. The How to Start a Blog Scholarship is available for high school seniors attending school in the U.S. Scholarship Awarded: March 31, 2017.

Industrial Access, Inc. ‘Go for the Gold!’ Scholarship
Industrial Access, Inc. will award a $3,000 scholarship to one student that is or will be enrolled in an engineering school or field of study. As an advocate of higher education, Industrial Access, Inc. is looking forward to helping a dedicated engineering student with their academic finances in the upcoming 2017/18 school year. We will be awarding a $3,000 scholarship to a deserving student who displays a passion for the engineering field, has a good academic record in High School and who has significant volunteer activity. Deadline: April 30, 2017.

The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Foundation
INCOSE is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year to a current UMD undergraduate student with an interest in systems engineering

Japanese American Citizens League Scholarships
For high school students entering college in the fall. Applicants must be a member of the national JACL. Deadline: March 1, 2016 for entering freshmen and April 1, 2016 for all others. Website: http://www.jacl.org/edu/scholar.htm

Kelly Engineering Resources - Future Engineers Scholarship Program
Kelly Engineering Resources - an engineering employment provider - offers the Future Engineers Scholarship Program.  This national program will award one outstanding sophomore- or junior-level student with $5000 for 2015 tuition expenses.  Scholarships are not awarded to Freshmen or to Seniors graduating on or before June 2015.  Criteria includes: U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency status and GPA of 3.0/4.0 scale.  Visit kellyengineering.com for more information regarding the Future Engineers Scholarship program and to download application materials. Deadline: October 2016.

Korean American Scholarship Foundation
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Applications usually accepted starting in April. Deadline:  July 8, 2015.

The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship
The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive $1,000 award for high school and college students interested in sales & marketing. Unlike most scholarships which require a simple essay and "good luck" to win, the Lead Roster scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to market and sell your own ideas. Deadline: December 15, annually

Linda C. Lee Memorial Scholarship
Jennison Associates and the family and friends of alumna, Linda C. Lee, created the Linda C. Lee Memorial Scholarship Endowment to honor her memory and to inspire outstanding undergraduates for years to come.  Ms. Lee, a senior associate in the administration area at Jennison Associates in New York, perished in the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.  Linda was like a beacon of light to all who knew her and she will be remembered in perpetuity through this scholarship.  Scholarship awards will be bestowed upon undergraduates enrolled in science and technology majors.  Eligible majors include: biochemistry, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics, pre-med, etc.  Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic merit (3.25 cumulative GPA at all times), financial need, extracurricular activities, and a written essay (on page 2 of the application). Contact the University Of Maryland Office Of Student Financial Aid for more information. 

List of 100 African American Scholarships
This list contains about 100 scholarships intended to support African American students in their pursuit of higher education.  Scholarship awards listed range in value from $500 to $10,000.  Deadlines vary.  Please visit the website for more information.

Maryland Space Grant Consortium Scholarship
The Maryland Space Grant Consortium will solicit applications for its 2017-2018 scholarship.   Application Requirements:  Maryland resident or graduate of a Maryland high school; Full-time student majoring in (but are not necessarily limited to): the biological and life sciences, chemistry, geological sciences, physics and astronomy, engineering and computer science; Enrollment in an affiliate institution of the Maryland Space Grant Consortium; Awards are for one year, but are renewable (on a competitive basis) upon maintaining a 3.0 GPA; U. S. Citizen; Community service. When the application materials are submitted, Maryland Space Grant Consortium will then forward the application to affiliate institution selected by student applicant. Deadline: May 15, 2017.

Maryland State Fair Scholarship
In recognizing the importance of education and the participation and contributions to the Maryland State Fair, this scholarship program has been initiated by the Maryland State Fair. Deadline: July 1, 2016.

MCAMW Scholarship
Mechanical Contractors Association of Metropolitan Washington (MCAMW) Scholarship is available to undergraduate women and men employed in the construction industry or seeking to learn or upgrade skills used in the construction industry. It will offer scholarship opportunities to University of Maryland students.  More information is available on the organization's flyer and application. Click here for the pdf version of the application and here for the MS Word version.  Deadline: TBA

The Joseph M. Mitchell and Michelle Humanick Memorial Scholarship Awards
The Joseph M. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Award provides one-time awards of up to $1,000 to undergraduate or graduate students whose ability to succeed at our institution may be challenged by some personal or family circumstance. This fall, a one-time $250 award honoring Michelle Humanick will be available.  Applications and nominations for Fall 2015 awards.  Pease visit the scholarship award website for more information. Deadline: January 11, 2016.

MoneyGeeks Scholarships for Women Guide
Women are the majority of students at most colleges but they remain underrepresented in many high-paying fields. An abundance of scholarships and grants geared toward female students might help narrow this gap. So in response, MoneyGeek has created a comprehensive guide of schlarships and grants for women with information on how one can sort through their options and tips on how to apply. More information is available online at the organizations website.

MPA Student Scholarship Award
Applications are being accepted for the Maryland Parents Association Student Scholarship Award.  The scholarship provides assistance to current undergraduate students in good standing who may be unable to continue their education at the University due to extenuating personal or family financial circumstances.  Thanks to the generosity of Chatham, T. Rowe Price Foundation and parent donors, a scholarship of up to $2000 per student will be awarded for the 2015-2016 academic year.  A minimum of 12 scholarships will be awarded.  For questions or more information, contact the Office of Parent and Family Affairs at 301-314-8429 or parents@umd.edu.  Deadline: May 1, 2015.

My Sewing Adventure Scholarship 2017
Every year, My Sewing Adventure honors one excellent student with a $1,000 scholarship to be used towards college or university costs. This scholarship is for all the students who are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree or a Master’s degree within the United States and possess a passion for sewing and crafting. All you need to apply for our scholarship are some creativity and good writing skills. Deadline: May 31, 2017.

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NAWIC Founders’ Scholarship Foundation (NFSF)
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is a professional association of women actively employed in the many phases of the construction industry, with more than 4,500 members in chapters throughout the United States. Again this year, the NAWIC Baltimore Chapter, in an effort to promote excellence in all aspects of the construction industry, is proud to offer scholarships to candidates (male or female) pursuing a career in the construction industry. All who possess a commitment to obtaining an education leading to a degree through a course of study in construction are encouraged to review the scholarship guidelines and eligibility requirements and submit their application for consideration. The dollar amounts range from $500 to $2,500. Deadline: February 28, 2017

National Defense Transportation Association
The National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) is awarding scholarships to transportation students pursuing a Bachelors, Masters, and PhD in any area of transportation (i.e., planning, policy, engineering, logistics, security, etc.) of up to $3,000.  Please check the website for more information.  Deadline: April 16, 2016.

National Security Exchange Program Scholarship
The National Security Education Program (NSEP) is a scholarship opportunity for U.S. undergraduates to study abroad. NSEP awards scholarships to American students for study of world regions critical to U.S. national security interests. NSEP has a government service requirement. Deadline: February 19, 2016.

National Space Club-Dr. Robert Goddard Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is being offered to encourage study in the fields of engineering and science.  The scholarship is awarded to a U.S. citizen in at least the junior year of an accredited university, who, in the judgement of the award committee, shows the greatest interest and aptitude.  More information about this scholarship is available on the website.  The deadline to apply for this scholarship is December 2, 2015.

National Space Club-Keynote Scholarship
The National Space Club Keynote Scholarship provides an award to a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student.  The student must be planning to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields.  Applicants are required to complete an online application and submit a short video on why s/he is inspired by space.  For more information, please click here.  The deadline to submit your application materials is December 2, 2015.

Navy Wives Clubs of America (NWCA) Scholarship Foundation
Scholarships for sons and daughters of enlisted members of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard or children of NWCA members. See website for more information.  Website: http://www.navywivesclubsofamerica.org/scholarships/ Deadline: May 30, 2016.

Charlotte W. Newcombe and Gerald G. Portney Memorial Scholarships
The Charlotte W. Newcombe and Gerald G. Portney Memorial Scholarships are available to returning students who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing with the University.  For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please visit the Returning Students Program at the University of Maryland Counseling Center or go to their website. To request an application contact the Co-Coordinators of the Returning Students Programs Program - Barbara Goldberg at goldb@umd.edu or 301.314.7695 or Beverly Greenfeig at brgreen@umd.edu or 301.314.7698. For more information, contact: Edmund Joseph Kenny at (301) 405-0322. Applications due December 21, 2015.

NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program
NOAA Office of Education Educational Partnership Program Scholarship for 2015.  Up to $8000 in academic assistance per school year for full time study, 10-week, paid ($650/week) summer internship, and housing subsidy during summer internship.  Eligibility requirements include sophomore standing, U.S. Citizenship, 3.0 GPA or better (cumulative and current), major in NOAA related discipline, which includes engineering.  Deadline: January 29, 2016.

Nordstrom Scholarship Program
Nordstrom Inc. is the leading fashion retailer in the world that has stores and other partners in 44 countries. Nordstrom currently is offering Nordstrom Scholarship Program 2013 to high school students who want to entry to the college. Up to $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to about 80 high school students (Nordstrom scholarship for juniors) to obtain their advanced study to the college. See website for additional requirements and application. Deadline: TBA

Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars
This scholarship program is intended to support promising high school seniors who intend to pursue a career in an engineering-related field and who live in communities where Electronic Systems is a major presence. For more information and the application visit the Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars website. Deadline: February 4, 2016.

 

On the Gas – The Art, Science and Culture of Food Scholarship
On the Gas Scholarship is a highly competitive $750 award for high school and college students interested in food and beverage & marketing. Besides monetary benefits, the scholarship provides professional development, educational support, and industry exposure opportunities. Unlike other scholarships that are awarded on the basis of academic merit, On the Gas Scholarship puts the tools for winning solely in your hands. The selection team judges your entry on your commitment to and interest in the food and drink science marketing. Each applicant must submit a 1,500-word (minimum) article related to food and drink. For more information, visit the website and scroll to the bottom where it says Scholarship. Deadline: May 15, 2017.

Online College's Guide for STEM Opportunities for Women & Minorities
The US Department of Education has forecasted that STEM-related occupations will grow by as much as 60% by 2020. While the field has long been underrepresented by women and minorities, Online Colleges believes now is an excellent time to help change that. That's why they have created this comprehensive guide for STEM opportunities for women and minorities.

Online Master's Programs
This online program aids those who are interested in pursuing their Master's Degree, it provides page with a four-part guide to paying for graduate school that covers the importance of accreditation for obtaining financial aid, convincing employers to pay for grad school, and notable federal and private financial aid programs. Additionally a searchable directory of nearly 3,000 graduate-level scholarships that can be narrowed down by area of study or renewability.

Palantir Future Scholarship
The Palantir Future Scholarship celebrates and supports students from underrepresented groups in STEM who are beginning careers in technology. The scholarship is open to active, full-time undergraduates enrolled in an accredited U.S. university, have finished at least one year in a STEM field and are from an underrepresented group. All scholarship recipients are awarded grants of up to $10,000 to support their education, and select participants are offered a Palantir internship. Deadline: October 28, 2016.

Pat Tillman Scholarship
The Tillman Military Scholars program supports our nation's active and veteran service members and their spouses by removing financial barriers to completing a degree program of choice.  The scholarship funds cover not only direct study-related expenses such as tuition and fees, but also other needs, including housing and child care. More information is available on the Scholars program website.  For more information, contact Tasha Vanterpool at 301.314.0073 or tvanterp@umd.edu. Deadline: March 1, 2016 (application opens February 2, 2016).

Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) - Reading Chapter
The Reading Chapter of PSPE is awarding a one-time grant of $2500 to an undergraduate student for the 2016-17 academic year.  This scholarship is a one-time only grant to be provided to an undergraduate engineering who will be enrolled in their junior or senior year in the fall of 2016.  Academic success, character, personal merit, commitment plus school and community involvements will be the basis for the award. Please see the general informational flyer and application for more details.   Deadline: May 31, 2016.

PFLAG Scholarship Program
Scholarships are awarded by Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian and Gays (PFLAG) National level as well as many local chapters to graduating seniors entering higher education for the first time who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or as a straight ally.  Opens February 2015.

Point Foundation: The National LGBT Scholarship Fund
Point Foundation is the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) students of merit. Students who will be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs for the 2016-17 school year are eligible to apply for the multiyear scholarships.   For more information, visit their website. Deadline: January 19, 2016.

Professional Engineering Societies
Students are encouraged to apply for scholarships that are available through the professional engineering societies.

Project Yellow Light Scholarship
The Project Yellow Light Scholarship is available to high school juniors and seniors and full-time undergraduate students.  To be considered, you must create a 25-55 second video that discourages distracted driving.  Six awards are available and the maximum dollar amount is $5,000.  For more information, please visit the website.  Deadline: April 1, 2016.

 

The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship
The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive $1,000 award for high school and college students interested in SEO and content marketing. Unlike most scholarships which simply require good luck to win, the Publicity.ai scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to appreciate and explain genius marketing. Deadline: December 15, annually

George A. Roberts Scholarships
The ASM Materials Education Foundation offers undergraduate scholarships to encourage and support capable students with interest and potential in the field of metallurgy and materials engineering and related careers. These scholarships will be awarded to students studying in North America who demonstrate financial need in addition to academic merit. Deadline: May 1, 2016.

SAE Women Engineers Committee Scholarship
The SAE Women Engineers Committee established this scholarship to encourage young women graduating from high school to enter the field of engineering. They are committed to increasing the diversity of SAE membership, especially by promoting the participation and leadership of women. This scholarship will support the recipient's freshman year in an engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Deadline: January 15, 2015 for freshman and Ferbruary 15, 2015 for upperclassmen.

Senator John A. Cade Memorial Scholarship
This $2,000 scholarship was created to honor the memory of Senator John A. Cade by enabling students to carry on his legacy of public service and leadership.  Eligible candidates must: 1) Be a current Maryland resident; 2) Be an undergraduate student; 3) Not be graduating before Spring 2014; 4) Have a 3.0 GPA or higher; 5) Have an interest in public service, government involvement, or political leadership. Scholarship applications are due on March 13, 2015.  Finalists will be notified shortly thereafter and may interview with the School of Public Policy Scholarship Committee.  More information can be found on the scholarship website.

SGM Law Group Scholarship
At SGM Law Group, we understand that quality education is often the cornerstone of a successful professional career. With ever-rising education costs, it takes more than just passion and commitment to obtain a university degree. Students will have the opportunity to earn $1,000 towards their education by submitting a 500–1000 word essay, which can be written on any of the topics listed on the website. The scholarship is open to full-time students attending an accredited college in the U.S. with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Deadline: December 15, 2016

SMART Scholarship for Service Program
Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program. The purpose is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics, and engineering studies; the DoD is also interested in supporting the education of future scientists and engineers in a number of interdisciplinary areas. Scholarships awarded include a cash award, full tuition, required fees, and book and health insurance allowances. The SMART Program will allow individuals to acquire an education in exchange for a period of employment with the Department of Defense. The program is intended for citizens of the United States; students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for an award. Deadline: December 1, 2015.

Society of American Military Engineers Baltimore Post
SAME-Baltimore Post scholarships for University of Maryland engineering students. Scholarships available include one-year scholarships in the amount of $2,000; one 4-year scholarship ($2,000 per year), and continuing scholarships in the amount of $2,000. Deadline: May 15, 2015.

Society of American Military Engineers Fort Detrick Post
This competition is open to all full-time undergraduate students (freshmen through junior) pursuing an associate or baccalaureate degree in engineering, architecture, or related science, planning, or construction program at an accredited university or college.  Further details and requirements can be found on the website.  Deadline: April 27, 2016.

Society of American Military Engineers Washington DC Post
SAME is a professional society, one of the oldest and most respected in the United States.  It maintains the highest standards of professionalism, fosters exchange of ideas, and encourages team work between military and civilian engineers and architects.  More information is available on the SAME applicationDeadline:  April  11, 2016.

The Sonic Electronix Audio Engineering Scholarship
Available to students who aspire to contribute to the advancement of the audio engineering industry. Whether you are pursuing a career in music or electronic engineering we want to hear how you are going to revolutionize the audio engineering industry. Deadline: Applications accepted from May 1 to August 1 each year.
Website: http://www.sonicelectronix.com/audiophile-scholarship.php

SPIE Scholarships
SPIE Scholarships for students studying in an optics, photonics, imaging, or optoelectronics program or related discipline.  Scholarships for high school, undergraduate or graduate students.  Deadline: February 15, 2016.

StudySoup Future Innovators Scholarship
Equal access to education is one of the main pillars of StudySoup's values. To further propagate equal access to education for all. StudySoup announced a $2,000 scholarship for outstanding students enrolling in or continuing to pursue education opportunities.  Please find more information on the website.  Deadline: October 1, 2016 & March 1, 2017

St. Louis Society of Fire Protection Engineers Scholarship
The goal of this scholarship fund is to provide educational assistance to students who are seeking a degree in engineering and show interest in the fire protection field.  It is also intended to promote the fire protection industry by encouraging students who are inclined to become Registered Professional Engineers and practice in the St. Louis area.  Please find more information on the flyer and application.  Deadline: April 15, 2015.

Samuel Fletcher Tapman ASCE Student Chapter Scholarship
This Samuel Fletcher Tapman Scholarship is intended to support an undergraduate student who is pursuing a bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field. Selection is based on the applicant's justification of award, educational plan, academic performance and standing, potential for development, leadership capacity, ASCE activities, and financial need. Deadline: February 10, 2015.

Tau Beta Pi C. Norman Eckert Undergraduate Scholarship
Each year the Maryland Beta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi has the opportunity to award students of the A. James Clark School of Engineering scholarships thanks to and funded by the C. Norman Eckert Endowment. This endowment is a scholarship program created by the late Mr. Eckert’s family following his tragic death only months after his graduation from the University of Maryland. Per the tenets of this endowment, these scholarships are to be awarded based on merit, service to the university and to the greater community, and need. Deadline: March 16, 2017

Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering Scholarship
The Tau Beta Pi Association, the engineering honor society, is the world's largest engineering society. The dual purpose of the Tau Beta Pi is to recognize engineering students of superior scholarship and exemplary character and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges. This is a freshman scholarship for students interested in the activities of SAE InternationalDeadline: January 15, 2016.
Website: http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/taubetapi/

Teach Seniors Technology
Teach Seniors Technology scholarship encourages young people to help seniors stay connected to family and friends by teaching a grandparent or other elderly adults how to use current tech trends like smartphones, social media, video chat, and email.  Participants can not only improve the life of a senior citizen, but earn a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship for school.  Amount: $10,000.  Deadline: January 20, 2015.

Toptal Scholarship Program
Toptal, an exclusive network of the top freelance software developers and designers in the world, recently announced the launch of a scholarship program to award 12 scholarships over the next 12 months.  The goal of the program is to help women pursue their technical career aspiraations.  Each scholarship winner will $5,000, and in addition, winners will receive a year of mentorship and guidance from the senior developers within Toptal's network.  Please visit the program website for more details.  Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting in December 2015.

 

Universities Space Research Association Scholarships
The USRA Scholarship Program provides college scholarships to students who have shown a career interest in the physical sciences or engineering with an emphasis on space research or space science education. Deadline: announced annually in late spring. Visit the website for more information.

University of Maryland Alumni Association
The Alumni Association usually offers 10 undergraduate and 5 graduate scholarships each academic year.  Please visit the website for details.  Deadline will be posted March 15, 2015.

Weekly Cash Scholarship for 2016: Spring Scholarship.
Applicants needed for April deadlines. Any Graduate or Undergraduate student may apply. Details.

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities
In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has committed $1 million over the next four years to Scholarship America to develop and implement a special scholarship program to help people with disabilities obtain the education or training necessary to succeed in the career path of their choice. To be eligible, students must:

  • Have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity)
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent
  • Be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll or who is already enrolled in full-time or half-time (at least 6 credits per term) undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2017-2018 academic year.

If selected, students will receive a $2,500 award for full-time study or a $1,250 award for half-time study, which can be renewed yearly. Deadline: January 17, 2017 or until the first 700 applications are submitted.

Wells Fargo Scholarship-United Negro College Fund (UNCF) 
The Wells Fargo Scholarship is available to full-time students entering UNCF affiliated schools.  Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA to be eligible for the award.  Dollar amount: $500. Scholarship/Grant Sponsor: United Negro College Fund, Inc. Deadline: December 31, 2016.

The Barry K. Wendt Memorial Scholarship
To honor the memory of the late Barry K. Wendt who tirelessly devoted his energy to advance the causes of the aggregates industry, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association will present an annual scholarship to a student from an engineering school that plans to pursue a career in the aggregates industry (i.e., concrete structure, pavements).
Website: http://www.nssga.org/education/scholarships/.  Deadline: May 27, 2016.

Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship Program
The Western Union Foundation is now accepting online applications for the Family Scholarship Program. For more information please visit the program website or email wufoundation@iie.orgDeadline: May 25, 2015.

Women in Aerospace Scholarship
The goal of The Women in Aerospace Scholarship is to encourage young women interested in a career in the aerospace field to pursue higher education degrees in engineering or science or math. The WIA foundation will award a $1000 scholarship per year to a woman who is a rising senior in college studying engineering, math or science. For more information please visit the program websiteDeadline: June 21, 2017.

Women in STEM Scholarship- An initiative of AGirlWhoMakes.com
At A Girl Who Makes, we believe in dreams and work on towards fulfilling them. This financial aid is for female students who want to do more and garner overall growth in sectors of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. We are giving scholarships worth $1500 to the three best women students in STEM. To apply, students: should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be at least 18 years of age; need to write an application essay as to why you should be selected; and send us a video of yourself and the life you lead. Attach recommendations of your professors and testimonials of your teachers.
Deadline: April 30, 2017

WTS Baltimore Scholarship
To encourage and support women pursuing careers in a transportation related field, the WTS Baltimore chapter will award one $3,000.00 scholarship to a deserving student during the 2016-2017 schoolyear. The recipient of this scholarship will also be nominated by the chapter for the WTS International Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship, which is a $5,000.00 scholarship and is awarded at the WTS Annual Conference held in May 2017. Deadline: October 21, 2016.

Yuliya Kachko Group Scholarship
Each year, YK Real Estate gives a $1,500 scholarship to a selected student that applies to our program. To apply, you must be an actively enrolled student at a college or university. You also must provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher or academic staff member from your school and write an essay. At the end of each year one applicant will be awarded with $1,500 scholarship based on the student’s involvement in the growth of the local community. Deadline: December 10, annually

Zenefits Advancing Women in STEM Scholarship
Zenefits is offering a $6,000 scholarship to a female college student pursuing a STEM major who demonstrates financial need. For more information please visit the websiteDeadline: December 31, 2015.

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