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. Many times seeking application and details regarding these sources is just a phone call away! Please be sensitive to deadlines for each application as well as additional paperwork that may be required. The websites listed below give a snapshot of requirements, contact information, and scholarship amounts. To receive more information please click on the links. Although these sites are safe and secure, we ask that students be wary of sharing any personal information on sites that are not recommended.

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

Outside scholarships available to SHU students:

 

No Deadline

Army ROTC


CompareCards Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Monthly

Requirements

  • Must be college-bound or a current college student
  • Answer trivia questions
  • More information

Concussion Awareness Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Monthly

Requirements

  • Respond to the Center for Disease Controls question, "What is a concussion?"
  • Future or current graduate or undergraduate student
  • More information

DAR Scholarships

  • Several scholarships available
  • Awarded to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education
  • More Information

MetroWest Health Foundation Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award

Requirements

  • Available to students in nursing and medical/clinical programs
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Submit essay and letter of recommendation
  • More information

StudentScholarships.org 

July Deadline

Adult Extended Education Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply before July 15, 2015

Requirements

  • Returning to college in Fall of 2015 and have not graduated from high school in the last 2 years
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Submit written submission, 600-1200 words
  • More information

American Graphics Institute: Design Thinking Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements


Goedeker's Appliances Annual College Book Scholarship

  • $500 Award and two $100 Awards for honorable mention
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements

  • Enrolled in Spring 2015 or registered for the Fall 2015 semester
  • Submit essay, 300 word minimum
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • More information

Goedeker's Appliances Annual Public Service College Book Scholarship

  • $500 Award and two $100 Awards for honorable mention
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements

  • You or a member of your immediate family are employed in a position of public service (veterans, police officers, firefighters, etc.)
  • Enrolled in Spring 2015 or registered for the Fall 2015 semester
  • Submit essay, 300 word minimum
  • More information

MEDIGO Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying marketing, tourism management, healthcare marketing, or business administration
  • Must come up with a margeting strategy based on a fixed budget
  • More information

Safe Driver Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by July 10, 2015

Requirements

  • Create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on safe driving (video, essay, artwork, etc.)
  • Applicant will need to complete a safe driver program and have a valid driver's license
  • Current or future college student
  • More information

August Deadline

Digital Third Coast's Digital Marketing Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by August 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Those studying marketing, advertising, and/or public relations are eligible
  • Submit 500+ word essay
  • More information

September Deadline

Karman Healthcare Scholarship

  • Two $500 Awards
  • Apply by September 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Open to university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Submit essay or poem
  • More information

November Deadline

Artistic Excellence in Print Design and Marketing Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying Graphic Arts & Design
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must submit a personal marketing package (consisting of a business card, brochure, poster and flyer) promoting yourself
  • More information

Creative Excellence in Graphic Design & Marketing Intelligence

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying Graphic Arts & Design or a related field
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Submit 1,000 word essay
  • Submit personal design promoting yourself
  • More information

December Deadline

American Graphics Institute: Design Thinking Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by December 31, 2015

Requirements


Parker & Sons Character Counts Scholarship

  • Apply by December 27, 2015

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of Arizona
  • Applicant must be an athlete
  • More information

The Expert Institute Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by December 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or life sciences
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Submit a 500-1,000 word essay
  • More information

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship

  • $4,000 Award
  • Apply by December 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Available to those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma) and/or to those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • More information

 

No Deadline

Part-Time Student Scholarships

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Army ROTC


CompareCards Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Monthly

Requirements

  • Must be college-bound or a current college student
  • Answer trivia questions
  • More information

Concussion Awareness Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Monthly

Requirements

  • Respond to the Center for Disease Controls question, "What is a concussion?"
  • Available to any graduate or undergraduate (future or current) that has been accepted or attends a community college, technical/trade college, or university
  • More information

DAR Scholarships

  • Several scholarships available
  • Awarded to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education
  • More Information

MetroWest Health Foundation Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award

Requirements

  • Available to students in nursing and medical/clinical programs
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Submit essay and letter of recommendation
  • More information

StudentScholarships.org

July Deadline

Adult Extended Education Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply before July 15, 2015

Requirements

  • Applicant who is returning to college in Fall of 2015 and has not graduated from high school in the last 2 years
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Submit a written submission, 600-1200 words
  • More information

American Graphics Institute: Design Thinking Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements


Goedeker's Appliances Annual College Book Scholarship

  • $500 Award and two $100 Awards for honorable mention
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements

  • Enrolled in Spring 2015 or registered for the Fall 2015 semester
  • Submit essay, 300 word minimum
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • More information

Goedeker's Appliances Annual Public Service College Book Scholarship

  • $500 Award and two $100 Awards for honorable mention
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements

  • You or a member of your immediate family are employed in a position of public service (veterans, police officers, firefighters, etc.)
  • Enrolled in Spring 2015 or registered for the Fall 2015 semester
  • Submit essay, 300 word minimum
  • More information

MEDIGO Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying marketing, tourism management, healthcare marketing, or business administration
  • Must come up with a margeting strategy based on a fixed budget
  • More information

Safe Driver Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by July 10, 2015

Requirements

  • Create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on safe driving (video, essay, artwork, etc.)
  • Applicant will need to complete a safe driver program and have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be a current or future college student
  • More information

August Deadline

Digital Third Coast's Digital Marketing Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by August 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Those studying marketing, advertising, and/or public relations are eligible
  • Submit 500+ word essay
  • More information

September Deadline

Karman Healthcare Scholarship

  • Two $500 Awards
  • Apply by September 1, 2015

Requirements:

  • Open to university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Submit essay or poem
  • More information

November Deadline

Artistic Excellence in Print Design and Marketing Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying Graphic Arts & Design
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must submit a personal marketing package (consisting of a business card, brochure, poster and flyer) promoting yourself
  • More information

Creative Excellence in Graphic Design & Marketing Intelligence

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying Graphic Arts & Design or a related field
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Submit 1,000 word essay
  • Submit personal design promoting yourself
  • More information

December Deadline

American Graphics Institute: Design Thinking Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by December 31, 2015

Requirements


Parker & Sons Character Counts Scholarship

  • Apply by December 27, 2015

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of Arizona
  • Applicant must be an athlete
  • More information

The Expert Institute Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by December 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or life sciences
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Submit a 500-1,000 word essay
  • More information

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship

  • $4,000 Award
  • Apply by December 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Available to those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma) and/or to those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • More information

 

No Deadline

Concussion Awareness Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Monthly

Requirements

  • Respond to the Center for Disease Controls question, "What is a concussion?"
  • Future or current graduate or undergraduate student
  • More information

DAR Scholarships

  • Several scholarships available
  • Awarded to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education
  • More information

Department of Homeland Security Opportunities


MetroWest Health Foundation Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award

Requirements

  • Available to students in nursing and medical/clinical programs
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Submit essay and letter of recommendation
  • More information

Society for Human Resource Management


StudentScholarships.org

July Deadline

Goedeker's Appliances Annual College Book Scholarship

  • $500 Award and two $100 Awards for honorable mention
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements

  • Enrolled in Spring 2015 or registered for the Fall 2015 semester
  • Submit essay, 300 word minimum
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • More information

Goedeker's Appliances Annual Public Service College Book Scholarship

  • $500 Award and two $100 Awards for honorable mention
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements

  • You or a member of your immediate family are employed in a position of public service (veterans, police officers, firefighters, etc.)
  • Enrolled in Spring 2015 or registered for the Fall 2015 semester
  • Submit essay, 300 word minimum
  • More information

MEDIGO Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying marketing, tourism management, healthcare marketing, or business administration
  • Must come up with a margeting strategy based on a fixed budget
  • More information

August Deadline

Digital Third Coast's Digital Marketing Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by August 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Those studying marketing, advertising, and/or public relations are eligible
  • Submit 500+ word essay
  • More information

National Research Council Research Awards

  • Graduate/Postdoctoral
  • Annual stipends ($30,000-$75,000), health insurance, relocation benefits, allowance professional travel, etc.
  • Apply by August 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Must contact advisor(s) at lab(s) before application deadline to discuss research interests
  • Research fields: chemistry, earth, atmospheric and space sciences, applied sciences, computer science, life and medical sciences, mathematics and physics

Contact Information:

September Deadline

AfterCollege Scholarships

November Deadline

Artistic Excellence in Print Design and Marketing Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying Graphic Arts & Design
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must submit a personal marketing package (consisting of a business card, brochure, poster and flyer) promoting yourself
  • More information

Creative Excellence in Graphic Design & Marketing Intelligence

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying Graphic Arts & Design or a related field
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Submit 1,000 word essay
  • Submit personal design promoting yourself
  • More information

National Research Council Research Awards

  • Graduate/Postdoctoral
  • Annual stipends ($30,000-$75,000), health insurance, relocation benefits, allowance professional travel, etc.
  • Apply by November 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Must contact advisor(s) at lab(s) before application deadline to discuss research interests
  • Research fields: chemistry, earth, atmospheric and space sciences, applied sciences, computer science, life and medical sciences, mathematics and physics

Contact Information:

December Deadline

The Expert Institute Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by December 1, 2015

Requirements:

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or life sciences
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Submit a 500-1,000 word essay
  • More information

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship

  • $4,000 Award
  • Apply by December 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Available to those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma) and/or to those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • More information

 

No Deadline

American Association of Colleges of Nursing


Concussion Awareness Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Monthly

Requirements

  • Respond to the Center for Disease Controls question, "What is a concussion?"
  • Future or current graduate or undergraduate student
  • More information

DAR Scholarships

  • Several scholarships available
  • Awarded to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education
  • More information

Johnson & Johnson the Campaign for Nursing's Future


MetroWest Health Foundation Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award

Requirements

  • Available to students in nursing and medical/clinical programs
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Submit essay and letter of recommendation
  • More information

Minority Nurse


Nursing Scholarships


RN to BSN Scholarships


Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae


Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing


StudentScholarships.org

July Deadline

Adult Extended Education Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply before July 15, 2015

Requirements

  • Applicant who is returning to college in Fall of 2015 and has not graduated from high school in the last 2 years
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Submit a written submission, 600-1200 words
  • More information

American Graphics Institute: Design Thinking Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements


Goedeker's Appliances Annual College Book Scholarship

  • $500 Award and two $100 Awards for honorable mention
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements

  • Enrolled in Spring 2015 or registered for the Fall 2015 semester
  • Submit essay, 300 word minimum
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • More information

Goedeker's Appliances Annual Public Service College Book Scholarship

  • $500 Award and two $100 Awards for honorable mention
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements

  • You or a member of your immediate family are employed in a position of public service (veterans, police officers, firefighters, etc.)
  • Enrolled in Spring 2015 or registered for the Fall 2015 semester
  • Submit essay, 300 word minimum
  • More information

MEDIGO Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by July 31, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying marketing, tourism management, healthcare marketing, or business administration
  • Must come up with a margeting strategy based on a fixed budget
  • More information

Safe Driver Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by July 10, 2015

Requirements

  • Create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on safe driving (video, essay, artwork, etc.)
  • Applicant will need to complete a safe driver program and have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be a current or future college student
  • More information

August Deadline

Digital Third Coast's Digital Marketing Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by August 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Those studying marketing, advertising, and/or public relations are eligible
  • Submit 500+ word essay
  • More information

September Deadline

 Karman Healthcare Scholarship

  • Two $500 Awards
  • Apply by September 1, 2015

Requirements:

  • Open to university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Submit essay or poem
  • More information

November Deadline

Artistic Excellence in Print Design and Marketing Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying Graphic Arts & Design
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must submit a personal marketing package (consisting of a business card, brochure, poster and flyer) promoting yourself
  • More information

Creative Excellence in Graphic Design & Marketing Intelligence

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying Graphic Arts & Design or a related field
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Submit 1,000 word essay
  • Submit personal design promoting yourself
  • More information

December Deadline

American Graphics Institute: Design Thinking Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by December 31, 2015

Requirements


Parker & Sons Character Counts Scholarship

  • Apply by December 27, 2015

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of Arizona
  • Applicant must be an athlete
  • More information

The Expert Institute Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by December 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or life sciences
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Submit a 500-1,000 word essay
  • More information

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship

  • $4,000 Award
  • Apply by December 1, 2015

Requirements

  • Available to those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma) and/or to those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • More information