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

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

American Graphics Institute: Design Thinking Scholarship

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

Requirements


DrugNews.net Scholarship

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

Requirements

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Submit 400-600 word essay
  • More information

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 marketing 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

The Womenetics Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship (AAGS)

  • Offering five undergraduates a total of $15,000
  • Five finalists will be invited on an expense-paid trip to the 2015 Global Women's Initiative in Chicago on November 13, 2015
  • Apply by August 23, 2015

Requirements

  • Submit a 2,500 word essay on 1 of 5 prompts related to business issues affecting women
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • More information

September Deadline

HigherVisibility Marketing Scholarship

  • Three $3,000 Awards
  • Apply by September 1, 2015

Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Available to students earning a degree in Marketing, Journalism, or a related field
  • Submit 400-800 word essay
  • More information

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


College Moving Scholarship

  • $800 Grand Prize, $500 Second Place, $300 Third Place
  • Apply by December 5, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident
  • Applicant must consider SHU an out-of-state school
  • Must answer two essay questions in 250 words or less
  • More information

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

March Deadline

Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by March 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Submit an updated resume
  • Submit a 500-word essay
  • Submit official transcript
  • 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

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

American Graphics Institute: Design Thinking Scholarship

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

Requirements


DrugNews.net Scholarship

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

Requirements

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Submit 400-600 word essay
  • More information

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 marketing 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

The Womenetics Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship (AAGS)

  • Offering five undergraduates a total of $15,000
  • Five finalists will be invited on an expense-paid trip to the 2015 Global Women's Initiative in Chicago on November 13, 2015
  • Apply by August 23, 2015

Requirements

  • Submit a 2,500 word essay on 1 of 5 prompts related to business issues affecting women
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • 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


College Moving Scholarship

  • $800 Grand Prize, $500 Second Place, $300 Third Place
  • Apply by December 5, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident
  • Applicant must consider SHU an out-of-state school
  • Must answer two essay questions in 250 words or less
  • More information

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

March Deadline

Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by March 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Submit an updated resume
  • Submit a 500-word essay
  • Submit official transcript
  • More information

 

No Deadline

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

March Deadline

Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by March 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Submit an updated resume
  • Submit a 500-word essay
  • Submit official transcript
  • More information

 

No Deadline

American Association of Colleges of Nursing


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

American Graphics Institute: Design Thinking Scholarship

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

Requirements


DrugNews.net Scholarship

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

Requirements

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Submit 400-600 word essay
  • More information

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 marketing 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

The Womenetics Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship (AAGS)

  • Offering five undergraduates a total of $15,000
  • Five finalists will be invited on an expense-paid trip to the 2015 Global Women's Initiative in Chicago on November 13, 2015
  • Apply by August 23, 2015

Requirements

  • Submit a 2,500 word essay on 1 of 5 prompts related to business issues affecting women
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • More information

September Deadline

HigherVisibility Marketing Scholarship

  • Three $3,000 Awards
  • Apply by September 1, 2015

Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Available to students earning a degree in Marketing, Journalism, or a related field
  • Submit 400-800 word essay
  • More information

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

March Deadline

Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by March 1, 2016

Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Submit an updated resume
  • Submit a 500-word essay
  • Submit official transcript
  • More information