Outside Scholarships

It is important that students research outside sources of financial aid whether it be civic organizations, corporations, or within their high school. Often times obtaining scholarship details and applications are 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 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:

 

No Deadline

American Job Center, Southwest Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Workforce Investment Act (WIOA) Scholarships 

  • Applicant must be a resident of one of the following: Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bridgeport, Darien, Derby, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, Norwalk, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Weston, Westport, Wilton
  • Applicant must meet low income eligibility per the household size and income guidelines
  • More information

June Deadline

Coupons.com Scholarship Fund

  • $5,000 Award
  • Apply by June 30, 2016

Requirements


Physicians Group Management's Scholarship Program 

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by June 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must be entering college in Fall 2016
  • Applicant must be pursuing a career related to computer science and demonstrate an interest in the health care industry 
  • More information

Sterling Law Offices, S.C. College Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by June 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must submit essay
  • More information  

The Urban Mattress Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by June 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Must submit completed application form and most recent academic transcript 
  • Submit 300-500 word essay on your opinion of the societal impact of business philanthropy
  • More information 

July Deadline

 Duffy Law, LLC Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply before July 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic: "Why is it important to society that males and females be given equal opportunity to participate in youth and college sports?"
  • More information 

LeafGilter Gutter Protection Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by July 29, 2016

Requirements


Lumity Health Care and Science Scholarship

  • $500 and $1,000 Awards
  • Apply by July 1, 2016

Requirements


R&D Systems Scholarship 

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by July 8, 2016

Requirement

  • Must have declared a major in a science related field
  • Must submit personal statement of 500 words (max) 
  • More information 

August Deadline

Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by August 24, 2016

Requirements


A Neumann & Associates, LLC Annual Business Scholarship Program

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

Requirements

  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Submit 500-word essay on “What it Takes to be Successful in Business”
  • Must have taken or be registered for at least 3 business classes 
  • More information 

EverSpark Autism Awareness Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by August 30, 2016

Requirement

  • Must have been diagnosed with autism (of any form) OR are studying autism-related research at the University
  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6
  • Must submit 2-minute video OR 1,000 word essay on given topic
  • More information 

The Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by August 16, 2016

Requirements


The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by August 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 500+ word essay on the following topic: Should drivers distracted by smartphones have the same penalties as a drunk driver?
  • More information

The Levin Firm Scholarship

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

Requirements

September Deadline

All for Mailers Student Scholarship 

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

Requirement


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 

Karman Mobility Disability Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by September 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Open to all students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis
  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • 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 

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


Flosum’s 2016 Salesforce Developers Scholarship

  • $750 Award
  • Apply by December 15, 2016

Requirements

February 2017 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

April 2017 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 2017 Deadline

FindTutorsNearMe.com Scholarship 

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by May 1, 2017

Requirements

Part-Time Student Scholarships - Check for latest Update: University College, 203-371-7830.

No Deadline

American Job Center, Southwest Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Workforce Investment Act (WIOA) Scholarships 

  • Applicant must be a resident of one of the following: Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bridgeport, Darien, Derby, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, Norwalk, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Weston, Westport, Wilton
  • Applicant must meet low income eligibility per the household size and income guidelines
  • More information

June Deadline

Coupons.com Scholarship Fund

  • $5,000 Award
  • Apply by June 30, 2016

Requirements


Physicians Group Management's Scholarship Program 

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by June 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must be entering college in Fall 2016
  • Applicant must be pursuing a career related to computer science and demonstrate an interest in the health care industry 
  • More information

The Urban Mattress Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by June 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Must submit completed application form and most recent academic transcript 
  • Submit 300-500 word essay on your opinion of the societal impact of business philanthropy
  • More information 

July Deadline 

Duffy Law, LLC Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply before July 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic: "Why is it important to society that males and females be given equal opportunity to participate in youth and college sports?"
  • More information 

Lumity Health Care and Science Scholarship

  • $500 and $1,000 Awards
  • Apply by July 1, 2016

Requirements


R&D Systems Scholarship 

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by July 8, 2016

Requirement

  • Must have declared a major in a science related field
  • Must submit personal statement of 500 words (max) 
  • More information 

August Deadline 

Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by August 24, 2016

Requirements


EverSpark Autism Awareness Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by August 30, 2016

Requirement

  • Must have been diagnosed with autism (of any form) OR are studying autism-related research at the University
  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6
  • Must submit 2-minute video OR 1,000 word essay on given topic
  • More information 

The Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by August 16, 2016

Requirements


The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by August 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 500+ word essay on the following topic: Should drivers distracted by smartphones have the same penalties as a drunk driver?
  • More information

The Levin Firm Scholarship

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

Requirements

September Deadline

All for Mailers Student Scholarship

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

Requirement


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

Karman Mobility Disability Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by September 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Open to all students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis
  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • More information 

Tungsten Rings.com Scholarship Contest 

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by September 2, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must make a 5+ minute YouTube video on given topic
  • Applicant must submit 1,000-word essay
  • 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

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

February 2017 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

April 2017 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 2017 Deadline

FindTutorsNearMe.com Scholarship 

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by May 1, 2017

Requirements

 

No Deadline

Affordable Colleges Online

Go Grad

June Deadline

Coupons.com Scholarship Fund

  • $5,000 Award
  • Apply by June 30, 2016

Requirements


The Urban Mattress Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by June 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Must submit completed application form and most recent academic transcript 
  • Submit 300-500 word essay on your opinion of the societal impact of business philanthropy
  • More information 

July Deadline

Custody X Change Single Parent Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by July 31, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. resident over the age of 18 
  • Applicant must have legal and physical custody of one or more minor children
  • Applicant must be enrolled full-time
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • More information 

Duffy Law, LLC Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply before July 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic: "Why is it important to society that males and females be given equal opportunity to participate in youth and college sports?"
  • More information

Lumity Health Care and Science Scholarship

  • $500 and $1,000 Awards
  • Apply by July 1, 2016

Requirements


R&D Systems Scholarship 

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by July 8, 2016

Requirement

  • Must have declared a major in a science related field
  • Must submit personal statement of 500 words (max) 
  • More information 

August Deadline

Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by August 24, 2016

Requirements


A Neumann & Associates, LLC Annual Business Scholarship Program

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

Requirements

  • Submit 500-word essay on “What it Takes to be Successful in Business”
  • Must have taken or be registered for at least 3 business classes 
  • More information

EverSpark Autism Awareness Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by August 30, 2016

Requirement

  • Must have been diagnosed with autism (of any form) OR are studying autism-related research at the University
  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6
  • Must submit 2-minute video OR 1,000 word essay on given topic
  • More information 

The Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by August 16, 2016

Requirements


The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by August 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 500+ word essay on the following topic: Should drivers distracted by smartphones have the same penalties as a drunk driver?
  • More information

The Levin Firm Scholarship

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

Requirements

September Deadline 

All for Mailers Student Scholarship

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

Requirement


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

Karman Mobility Disability Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by September 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Open to all students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis
  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • More information 

Tungsten Rings.com Scholarship Contest 

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by September 2, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must make a 5+ minute YouTube video on given topic
  • Applicant must submit 1,000-word essay
  • 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 

 

No Deadline

Accredited Schools Online – Nursing Scholarships


American Association of Colleges of Nursing


American Job Center, Southwest Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Workforce Investment Act (WIOA) Scholarships 

  • Applicant must be a resident of one of the following: Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bridgeport, Darien, Derby, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, Norwalk, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Weston, Westport, Wilton
  • Applicant must meet low income eligibility per the household size and income guidelines
  • 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


NURSE Corps Loan Repayment & Scholarship Programs


Nursing Scholarships


RN to BSN Scholarships


Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing


Varsity Tutors College Scholarship

June Deadline

Coupons.com Scholarship Fund

  • $5,000 Award
  • Apply by June 30, 2016

Requirements


Sterling Law Offices, S.C. College Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by June 30, 2016

Requirements


The Urban Mattress Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by June 30, 2016

Requirements

  • Must submit completed application form and most recent academic transcript 
  • Submit 300-500 word essay on your opinion of the societal impact of business philanthropy
  • More information 

July Deadline

Custody X Change Single Parent Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by July 31, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. resident over the age of 18 
  • Applicant must have legal and physical custody of one or more minor children
  • Applicant must be enrolled full-time
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • More information 

Duffy Law, LLC Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply before July 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic: "Why is it important to society that males and females be given equal opportunity to participate in youth and college sports?"
  • More information

Lumity Health Care and Science Scholarship

  • $500 and $1,000 Awards
  • Apply by July 1, 2016

Requirements


R&D Systems Scholarship 

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by July 8, 2016

Requirement

  • Must have declared a major in a science related field
  • Must submit personal statement of 500 words (max) 
  • More information 

August Deadline

Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by August 24, 2016

Requirements


A Neumann & Associates, LLC Annual Business Scholarship Program

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

Requirements

  • Submit 500-word essay on “What it Takes to be Successful in Business”
  • Must have taken or be registered for at least 3 business classes 
  • More information

EverSpark Autism Awareness Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by August 30, 2016

Requirement

  • Must have been diagnosed with autism (of any form) OR are studying autism-related research at the University
  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6
  • Must submit 2-minute video OR 1,000 word essay on given topic
  • More information 

The Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky

  • $1,500 Award
  • Apply by August 16, 2016

Requirements


The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess Scholarship

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by August 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 500+ word essay on the following topic: Should drivers distracted by smartphones have the same penalties as a drunk driver?
  • More information

The Levin Firm Scholarship

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

Requirements

September Deadline

All for Mailers Student Scholarship

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

Requirement


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 

Karman Mobility Disability Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by September 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Open to all students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis
  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • 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 2017 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

April 2017 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