Private Awards & Outside Scholarships

It is important that students research outside sources of financial aid whether it be civic organizations, corporations, or within their high school. The websites listed below give a snapshot of requirements, contact information, and scholarship amounts. Although these sites are recommended, we ask that students use their own discretion when sharing any personal information. 

The Office of Financial Assistance recommends the following scholarship search websites:

  • GoodCall - guide to paying for college for students with disabilities 

Outside scholarships available to SHU students:

 

December Deadline

Animal Compassion Undergraduate Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply before December 30th, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need
  • Applicant must have plans to pursue graduate studies in veterinary medicine
  • Applicant must have a proven history of animal advocacy
  • More information

ExakTime 

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by December 16, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit 600-800 word essay
  • More information

Flosum’s 2016 Salesforce Developers Scholarship

  • $750 Award
  • Apply by December 15, 2016

Requirements

January Deadline

PromoCodeWatch Smart Spender Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by January 9, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a permanent U.S. resident
  • Applicant must submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay 
  • More information

Warren & Kallianos Driving Safety Scholarship

  • $500-$1,500 Award
  • Apply by January 15, 2017

Requirements

February Deadline 

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by February 28, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college
  • More information

March Deadline 

All for Mailers Student Scholarship 

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by March 15, 2017

Requirement

April Deadline 

A Place for Mom Senior Care Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by April 15, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a medical, nursing, or social sciences related major
  • Applicant must submit 400-700 word essay on the following topic: Author Andy Rooney once said "The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person." What is the one most important life lesson that you have learned from a grandparent or other senior in your life? Who was or is the senior in your life who inspires you? How will you use the lesson learned from them in your future career working with seniors?
  • More information

Bluehost Internet in Education Scholarship  

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by April 1, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit one-page essay on the following topic: How has the internet changed the traditional collegiate system and are those changes good or bad? How do you believe the web will revolutionize post-secondary education in the future?
  • More information

CariD Scholarship Program

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by April 30, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit a creative photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry such as: your first car, custom modifications you've made, something that makes your vehicle unique, the coolest vehicle you've ever seen, etc. 
  • More information

The Unique Builders & Development "Vision and Dreams" Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by April 1, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit 500-650 word essay on: "Where Do You See Yourself 10 Years from Now?" 
  • Applicant must submit academic transcript and letter of recommendation 
  • More information

May Deadline

FindTutorsNearMe.com Scholarship 

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by May 1, 2017

Requirements

June Deadline

Laser Spine Institute Scholarship

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by June 15, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Applicant must be pursuing a health or science degree and have an interest in pursuing a career in health care 
  • Applicant must submit 750-1,000 word essay on the following topic: What do you feel are the three most critical issues facing the health care industry today and what ideas would you put into place to help address them? 
  • More information

 

December Deadline

Flosum's 2016 Salesforce Developers Scholarship

  • $750 Award
  • Apply by December 15, 2016

Requirements


Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Annual Single Mother Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by December 5, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit 500-word essay detailing how motherhood has prepared them for the challenges they encounter in school
  • More information

January Deadline

PromoCodeWatch Smart Spender Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by January 9, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a permanent U.S. resident
  • Applicant must submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay 
  • More information

Warren & Kallianos Driving Safety Scholarship

  • $500-$1,500 Award
  • Apply by January 15, 2017

Requirements

February Deadline 

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by February 28, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college
  • More information

March Deadline 

All for Mailers Student Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by March 15, 2017

Requirement

April Deadline

A Place for Mom Senior Care Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by April 15, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a medical, nursing, or social sciences related major
  • Applicant must submit 400-700 word essay on the following topic: Author Andy Rooney once said "The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person." What is the one most important life lesson that you have learned from a grandparent or other senior in your life? Who was or is the senior in your life who inspires you? How will you use the lesson learned from them in your future career working with seniors?
  • More information

Bluehost Internet in Education Scholarship  

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by April 1, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit one-page essay on the following topic: How has the internet changed the traditional collegiate system and are those changes good or bad? How do you believe the web will revolutionize post-secondary education in the future?
  • More information

CariD Scholarship Program

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by April 30, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit a creative photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry such as: your first car, custom modifications you've made, something that makes your vehicle unique, the coolest vehicle you've ever seen, etc. 
  • More information

The Unique Builders & Development "Vision and Dreams" Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by April 1, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit 500-650 word essay on: "Where Do You See Yourself 10 Years from Now?" 
  • Applicant must submit academic transcript and letter of recommendation 
  • More information

May Deadline

FindTutorsNearMe.com Scholarship 

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by May 1, 2017

Requirements

 

Various Deadlines

Go Grad - scholarships for students with disabilities 

January Deadline

PromoCodeWatch Smart Spender Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by January 9, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a permanent U.S. resident
  • Applicant must submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay 
  • More information

Warren & Kallianos Driving Safety Scholarship

  • $500-$1,500 Award
  • Apply by January 15, 2017

Requirements

March Deadline

All for Mailers Student Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by March 15, 2017

Requirement

April Deadline

A Place for Mom Senior Care Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by April 15, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a medical, nursing, or social sciences related major
  • Applicant must submit 400-700 word essay on the following topic: Author Andy Rooney once said "The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person." What is the one most important life lesson that you have learned from a grandparent or other senior in your life? Who was or is the senior in your life who inspires you? How will you use the lesson learned from them in your future career working with seniors?
  • More information

Bluehost Internet in Education Scholarship  

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by April 1, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit one-page essay on the following topic: How has the internet changed the traditional collegiate system and are those changes good or bad? How do you believe the web will revolutionize post-secondary education in the future?
  • More information

CariD Scholarship Program

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by April 30, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit a creative photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry such as: your first car, custom modifications you've made, something that makes your vehicle unique, the coolest vehicle you've ever seen, etc. 
  • More information

June Deadline

Laser Spine Institute Scholarship

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by June 15, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Applicant must be pursuing a health or science degree and have an interest in pursuing a career in health care 
  • Applicant must submit 750-1,000 word essay on the following topic: What do you feel are the three most critical issues facing the health care industry today and what ideas would you put into place to help address them? 
  • More information

 

Various Deadlines 

Accredited Schools Online - Nursing Scholarships

Johnson & Johnson the Campaign for Nursing's Future

MetroWest Health Foundation Scholarship - Nursing Students 

Nursing License Map

RN to BSN Scholarships

January Deadline

PromoCodeWatch Smart Spender Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by January 9, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a permanent U.S. resident
  • Applicant must submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay 
  • More information

Warren & Kallianos Driving Safety Scholarship

  • $500-$1,500 Award
  • Apply by January 15, 2017

Requirements

February Deadline 

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by February 28, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college
  • More information

March Deadline 

All for Mailers Student Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by March 15, 2017

Requirement

April Deadline 

A Place for Mom Senior Care Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by April 15, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a medical, nursing, or social sciences related major
  • Applicant must submit 400-700 word essay on the following topic: Author Andy Rooney once said "The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person." What is the one most important life lesson that you have learned from a grandparent or other senior in your life? Who was or is the senior in your life who inspires you? How will you use the lesson learned from them in your future career working with seniors?
  • More information

Bluehost Internet in Education Scholarship  

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by April 1, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit one-page essay on the following topic: How has the internet changed the traditional collegiate system and are those changes good or bad? How do you believe the web will revolutionize post-secondary education in the future?
  • More information

CariD Scholarship Program

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by April 30, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit a creative photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry such as: your first car, custom modifications you've made, something that makes your vehicle unique, the coolest vehicle you've ever seen, etc. 
  • More information

The Unique Builders & Development "Vision and Dreams" Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by April 1, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit 500-650 word essay on: "Where Do You See Yourself 10 Years from Now?" 
  • Applicant must submit academic transcript and letter of recommendation 
  • More information

June Deadline

Laser Spine Institute Scholarship

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by June 15, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Applicant must be pursuing a health or science degree and have an interest in pursuing a career in health care 
  • Applicant must submit 750-1,000 word essay on the following topic: What do you feel are the three most critical issues facing the health care industry today and what ideas would you put into place to help address them? 
  • More information