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:

Outside scholarships available to SHU students:

 

September Deadline

Bant.io Scholarship Program

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by September 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 500-word essay on: "How would you improve the existing email communication?"
  • More information 

October Deadline

J. Brandt Recognition College Scholarship 2016

  • $500 Award
  • October 5, 2016

Requirements

  • Must submit a 1,000+ word essay on the goals you want to achieve while at university
  • Must post a 3+ minute YouTube video about previous goals you have set and accomplished
  • More information

November Deadline 

ComputerScienceMajor.org - 'Road to the Future' Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Applicant must submit a 500-word essay on given topic
  • More information

HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must have a demonstrated passion for Internet Marketing
  • More information

LPNprograms.org Scholarship

  • $1000-2000 Awards
  • Apply by November 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must be LPN or RN students
  • Applicant must submit 600-800 word essay
  • More information 

Start Standing Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit 1,000-2,000 word essay on the following: 
    1. What are the lifelong health dangers of being sedentary throughout the day?
    2. How can college students add healthy movement throughout the day?
    3. What can office workers do to increase their activity levels throughout the day?
  • More information

ToBecomeATeacher.org - Becoming an Educator Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must be engaged in a teaching educational program 
  • More information 

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

ChameleonJohn Scholarship

  • $3,000 Award
  • Apply by December 1, 2016

Requirements


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

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 

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

 

 

September Deadline

Bant.io Scholarship Program

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by September 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 500-word essay on: "How would you improve the existing email communication?"
  • More information

October Deadline

J. Brandt Recognition College Scholarship 2016

  • $500 Award
  • October 5, 2016

Requirements

  • Must submit a 1,000+ word essay on the goals you want to achieve while at university
  • Must post a 3+ minute Youtube video about previous goals you have set and accomplished
  • More information

November Deadline 

ComputerScienceMajor.org - 'Road to the Future' Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 1, 2016

Requirement

  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Applicant must submit a 500-word essay on given topic
  • More information

HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must have a demonstrated passion for Internet Marketing
  • More information

Start Standing Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit 1,000-2,000 word essay on the following: 
    1. What are the lifelong health dangers of being sedentary throughout the day?
    2. How can college students add healthy movement throughout the day?
    3. What can office workers do to increase their activity levels throughout the day?
  • More information

ToBecomeATeacher.org - Becoming an Educator Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must be engaged in a teaching educational program 
  • More information 

December Deadline

ChameleonJohn Scholarship

  • $3,000 Award
  • Apply by December 1, 2016

Requirements


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

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

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 

September Deadline 

Bant.io Scholarship Program

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by September 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 500-word essay on: "How would you improve the existing email communication?"
  • More information

October Deadline

J. Brandt Recognition College Scholarship 2016

  • $500 Award
  • October 5, 2016

Requirements

  • Must submit a 1,000+ word essay on the goals you want to achieve while at university
  • Must post a 3+ minute Youtube video about previous goals you have set and accomplished
  • More information

November Deadline 

ComputerScienceMajor.org - 'Road to the Future' Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by Novemeber 1, 2016

Requirement

  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Applicant must submit a 500-word essay on given topic
  • More information 

HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must have a demonstrated passion for Internet Marketing
  • More information

ToBecomeATeacher.org - Becoming an Educator Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must be engaged in a teaching educational program 
  • More information 

March Deadline

All for Mailers Student Scholarship

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

Requirement

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

September Deadline

Bant.io Scholarship Program

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by September 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 500-word essay on: "How would you improve the existing email communication?"
  • More information 

October Deadline

J. Brandt Recognition College Scholarship 2016

  • $500 Award
  • October 5, 2016

Requirements

  • Must submit a 1,000+ word essay on the goals you want to achieve while at university
  • Must post a 3+ minute YouTube video about previous goals you have set and accomplished
  • More information

November Deadline 

ComputerScienceMajor.org - 'Road to the Future' Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 1, 2016

Requirement

  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Applicant must submit a 500-word essay on given topic
  • More information 

HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must have a demonstrated passion for Internet Marketing
  • More information

LPNprograms.org Scholarship

  • $1000-2000 Awards
  • Apply by November 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must be LPN or RN students
  • Applicant must submit 600-800 word essay
  • More information 

ToBecomeATeacher.org - Becoming an Educator Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by November 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must be engaged in a teaching educational program 
  • More information 

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 

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