External Scholarships

  • Scholarships for Accounting Students - includes a list of scholarships offered on a nationwide basis.
  • Addiction Resource- The next application period begins on April 21, 2017. The company offers three different scholarships. Please click on the link for more information on how to apply. 
  • Allegheny Mountain Firefighters Initiative - Find out how you can earn up to $10,000 for college and other great benefits while serving your community.
  • American Chemical Society - The scholarship is designed to encourage African-American, Hispanic, and Native American students to pursue undergraduate college degrees in the chemical sciences. The goal of this scholarship program is to promote diversity in the chemical sciences by aiding in building an awareness of college students in these minority groups of the value and rewards associated with careers in science and to assist these students in acquiring skills and credentials needed for success in these areas. The Web Site http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html can be accessed for an online application or additional information about the program.
  • Appalachian Health Care Human Resources Society-is offering a $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must be a Human Resources or Business major as well as an undergrad student. To apply please email Cody Concini at the link provided for an application. Applications must be completed and received by April 7, 2017.
  • A place for mom- is offering a scholarship for students in the medical, nursing, or social science programs. The applicant must be attending class at the time of the April 15, 2017 deadline.
  • Become an Educator Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is awarded once per year, to (2) deserving candidates who are working to become a teacher, but don't have the financial means to complete their educational training.  Visit ToBecomeATeacher.org for more information.
  • Blaze Wifi Scholarship for Rural Students - This scholarship essay contest is open to all high school seniors and full-time college students us the USA who maintain a 3.0 GPA.  This scholarship is being offered specifically to promote digital literacy and higher education in underdeveloped and potentially at-risk rural areas of the United States.
  • The Bradley R. Corbett Scholarship is open to any students of any degree seeking category.  The student must submit an essay between 500 and 1,000 words on any one of a list of choices.  Please view their scholarship page to learn more.
  • Brian White Scholarship - Our Houston law firm has created a scholarship for motivated students to help them further their education.  Our founding attorney, Brian White, is offering $1,000 to the winner of an essay submission.  Additional information can be found on the website.
  • Business Plan Scholarship for Students with Disabilities - offers a $1,000 prize to any undergraduate student with a documented disability.  Additional application requirements can be found on their website.
  • Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarship - Campus Explorer is a monthly $1,000 giveaway, designed to help students pay for their higher-education expenses.  Every month, Campus Explorer will announce a new scholarship - and a new way to win.  A winner will be randomly selected from the entrants.  Students must be enrolled in college for the current or following term, and are required to provide proof of enrollment.
  • Campus Pride- is a database of LGBTQ related scholarships
  • Caring.com - Twice a year a scholarship worth $1500 is awarded to three student going to school while caring for an aging relative.  The deadline for the next scholarship award is May 31st.  Check out the website for details.
  • Cogniview Scholarship has announced a new 2016 PDF to Excel Scholarship for the Spring/16 semester.  The scholarship is available to students of the U.S. and Canada.  The winner will be awarded with a $1,000 grant toward their education.
  • College Answer's Scholarship Resource Center - Get tips for a successful scholarship search & find out how to write a winning scholarship essay AND learn how to avoid scholarship scams.  Sallie Mae's free scholarship search engine provides access to an award database that contains more than 3 million scholarships, worth over $16 billion.  And just by registering, students will be automatically entered in a drawing for a $1,000 monthly scholarship giveaway.
  • College Prowler's $2,000 No Essay Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to students monthly with the deadline being the last day of each month.
  • College Prowler's $1,000 Survey Your School Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to students monthly with the deadline being the last day of each month.  Simply share some opinions about your college and life on campus, and you're eligible for the scholarship.
  • College Prowler Scholarship Search - Contains 3.2 million scholarships for students to browse by category (religious affiliation, race, hobbies, etc.)
  • CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes - When you sign up for the CollegeSTEPS Program, you'll automatically be entered into the CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes for a chance to win $1,000.  Winners are chose through random drawings held throughout the year.  Please visit the website for more information.
  • Console & Hollawell, P.C. $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college students, and law students.  This scholarship can help a student pursue their dream to assist others through their work in the law.
  • Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania - Earn up to $10,000 by identifying and providing a written pictorial report for necessary transportation improvement projects in Pennsylvania.  This scholarship opportunity is funded by the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors' (APC) Highway Education Foundation to identify and report on needed transportation improvements in each of the 67 counties.  Scholarship information, along with the application can be found at www.paconstructors.org and www.cawp.org.
  • CustomMade.com announces two new scholarship opportunities for undergraduate or graduate students.  CustomMade is a market place that allow you to commission custom projects from over 3,000 talented, independent makers. Additional information is available online for the Custom Furniture Scholarship and the Custom Jewelry Scholarship.
  • Cyber Security Scholarship - Arxan is proud to offer a $2,000 scholarship to one student each semester who showcases their knowledge, passion and dedication to advancements in the cyber security field.  Application details may be found on their website.
  • Deputy.com Scholarship for Women in Technology-This is one $1,000 scholarship awarded to a female working towards a Bachelors or Masters degree in any technology field. Please click on the link for additional information.
  • Direct Energy has one $5,000 and two $2,500 scholarships that will be awarded to 3 students who meet the requirements listed on their website.
  • Education Advantage - The scholarship program developed and supported by Baxter for people of any age with hemophilia A.  If you're working toward your bachelor's degree, you could be eligible for up to $15,000 per year.  If you are a strong applicant but do not qualify for need-based aid, you may still be eligible for a merit-based scholarship of up to $1,000 per year.
  • Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein, P.C. - This Colorado law firm has created a $1000 scholarship opportunity for students that are considering making law enforcement their career choice, or that have a family member that is or was a law enforcement official.  Application and essay submission information can be found on their website.
  • EMERGENCYLIGHTS.NET SCHOLARSHIP will be offering a writing scholarship.  You may just be a few hundred words away from an awesome $1,000 scholarship.  Find out how to get started by visiting their website.
  • Entertainment Blogging Scholarship - Create a blog post explaining how a TV show or movie has had the most influence on society and you could earn $1,000 for tuition.  This scholarship opportunity is available to all current and prospective college students.
  • EntirelyPets.com - Students may apply by submitting a short essay on how owning a pet has changed their life.  There will be 3 awards given out in the amounts of $1500, $1000, and $500.  There is no minimum GPA requirement.
  • Fastweb - Search for scholarships and get tips on financial aid, careers, etc.
  • The Guiding Light Scholarship gives opportunity to highlight the influential person in a student's life who has let them down the right path.  Every year in September a $500 scholarship will be awarded.  More information can be found on the website.
  • Ideapod Scholarship Program - 2015 scholarship applications are now being received. Entry, prize and deadline details can be found on their webpage.
  • Iflexion- is a software development company. The award is for $1,000. Any major may apply. The application deadline is December 31, 2017. Please click on the link for additional information.
  • A $1,000 Just Porter's Creator's Scholarshipwill be awarded this fall and spring, along with a Just Porter backpack.  Please visit the website for more details.
  • The mission of Kids' Chance of Pennsylvania, Inc. (Kids' Chance of PA) is to provide scholarship grants for college and vocational education to children of Pennsylvania workers who have been killed or seriously injured in a work-related accident resulting in financial need.  To find out if you are eligible or to apply for a scholarship, please visit the Kids' Chance website.
  • Lawn Starter-is offering a scholarship open to any major as long as the applicant is passionate about entrepreneurship. Please click on the link for additional details.
  • Liljegren Law Group is now offering a yearly scholarship for college students coming from military families.  Founding attorney Scott Liljegren began his legal career in the Navy's JAG Corps and understands the importance of military service.  To say, thank you, two $500 scholarships are being offered each August.  Veterans, spouses, or children of military service man and women are eligible.
  • Lucky Patcher-this is the third scholarship offered and is worth $2,500. Students must write an essay and the deadline to apply is August 15, 2017. Please click the link for more information.
  • MyBookbuyer.com is continuing to conduct an ongoing scholarship essay contest.  It is a 750-1,250 word essay submission with a grand prize of $1,250 to the winning student.  Additional information, including past winners of past winners, may be found on the website.
  • National Eagle Scout Association - There are two types of nationally awarded Eagle Scout scholarships.  One type is academic scholarships, which include a varying number of $3,000 scholarships awarded each year by the NESA. The other type of national Eagle Scout scholarship is the Hall/McElwain Merit Scholarship.  Each region reviews applications and awards a varying number of these $1,000 scholarships.  Visit the NESA scholarship site for additional information.
  • The New Beginnings Scholarship is available to high school and college students.  You must have a minimum of 2.0 GPA to be eligible for this award. A 250-word essay must also be submitted about your academic goals and your contributions to your school and/or community.  $500 is awarded on the 21st of each month.
  • NOVUS BIOLOGICALS will award one declared science major $1500 every spring and fall semester. Applying for the scholarship is as simple as writing a short essay telling our scholarship team why science is awesome and how you plan to use your degree to advance scientific discovery.  Please visit the website for more information.
  • Automated Pet Care Products is offering a $2,500 Out-Of-The-Box-Thinking Scholarship. This scholarship is a competition-based scholarship in which students are asked to pitch and develop a marketing strategy for a new pet care product.  As a company that prides itself on innovation and business strategy, Auto-Pets would love to give students an opportunity to not only push the boundaries of their critical thinking but also help fund their education.  Details can be found at the bottom of their home page.
  • PNC Education Achiever Scholarship - You could win $2,000 for college!
  • QuitDay.org Scholarship is awarded to students each year who share their vision for a smoke-free world.  A total of $3,000 will be awarded to 3 students.  Application deadline is March 31st of each year.  Eligibility requirements and application details can be found on their website.
  • Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae - More than 3 million scholarships offering up to $18 billion in free money are accessible with Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae. STUDENTS CAN WIN $1,000 to help pay for college.  Sallie Mae awards $1,000 every month.  Students can easily enter the sweepstakes when they register for the Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae.
  • Scholarship Scams - Never pay for scholarship information. For more information read attached article, "Beware of Scholarship Hucksters," posted Sunday, January 28, 2007.
  • SchoolSoup.com is a database of scholarships for students pursuing a post-secondary education with over 250,000 College specific and Private scholarships listed.  Students can quickly and easily browse through scholarships by a variety of categories.
  • SeniorAdvice.com- is offering a $1,000 scholarship for any student who has helped care for an aging relative or volunteered at a non profit senior center. Please click on the link for additional details. 
  • Senioradvisor.com-is offering three $2,000 scholarships. Students must submit an essay to them by the deadline of December 31, 2017. Please click on the link for additional details.
  • Seniorcare.com- is offering a $1,500 scholarship. The deadline to apply is May 15, 2017. Please click on the link for additional details. 
  • Student Saver Scholarships - DegreeDirectory.org's $1000 scholarship is now open for autumn entries.  The application period closes on December 23rd at 5 PM Pacific time.  Students can apply for this scholarship by visiting the Facebook-powered entry form and answering the question, "How much did you pay for textbooks this semester?  What did you do to try to save on those costs?"  The Student Saver blog, DegreeDirectory.org provides students with advice about living frugally in college.
  • Surgent CPA Review- is awarding two scholarships to business students working on becoming accountants. A total of $4,000 will be awarded to three different winners. The winners will be judged by their academic merits and content of the essay provided.  The deadline for the Surgent CPA Review Scholarship is April 15, 2017 and the deadline for the Surgent Professional Education Scholarship is July 1, 2017.
  • Technology & Web Blogging Scholarship - Zingbroadband is offering a $1,000 Technology & Web Blogging scholarship to a current or incoming student who has expressed an interest in web development, digital media, online marketing and e-commerce.
  • The College Grants - Database of federal, state and private grant opportunities.
  • Tivoli Partners-is offering a fall 2017 scholarship, winner will be chosen on September 15, 2017. Please click the link for additional details.
  • TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate the difference they have made in their communities by volunteering.  Please visit the link for further information including entry period and official rules.
  • Tuition Funding Sources - Tuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information.  TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.
  • Upromise - Learn how just about everything you do can earn more money for college.
  • U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program - One of the biggest challenges students face is how to pay for college.  U.S. Bank's Internet Scholarship Program can help.  U.S. Bank will award forty $1,000 scholarships through a random drawing process.  Undergraduates students attending an eligible four-year college or university are eligible to apply.
  • Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt.  Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries.  The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 scholarship.  Interested persons can visit the website for contest information.
  • Web Adaptive, a Baltimore based Web Development company has begun to offer an annual $1,000 scholarship geared towards LGBT students in the STEM fields.  Please visit the website for application details.
  • What is an SBA Loan? Essay Contest - The goal of this essay scholarship competition is to encourage greater awareness for SBA loan programs, which play a vital role in promoting the growth of small businesses in the United States.  See website for application details.
  • Whitaker Foundation Art Scholarship Program- Offering three different scholarships. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2017. Please click on the link for additional information.
  • Wootan Grant Program - Beginning April 17, qualified students may begin applying for TG's Charley Wootan Grant Program, which provides one-year grants of up to $4,000. TG will award nearly $5 million in need-based grants to eligible students attending or planning to attend 2-year technical or community colleges, 4-year colleges and universities, or those enrolled in teacher certification programs.  TG will award the grants on a first-come, first-served basis.  Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to qualify.  Questions about the program can be directed to the TG Charley Wootan Grant Program manager by email at Wootan@Scholarshipamerica.org, or by phone at (800) 537-4180.