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:

 

No Deadline

Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program

  • $1,000 maximum award

Requirements

  • Emergency grants are available to eligible veterans who have experienced unexpected financial difficulties that might cause them to drop out from school
  • Applicant must be an honorably-discharged veteran or a spouse of a disabled veteran who has served in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard, and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Department of Veterans Affairs or another document of service
  • Applicant must use any military education benefits for which they are eligible
  • Applicant must submit a FAFSA and be determined PELL-eligible
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • More information

January Deadline

Hands-On Labs Scholarship

  • Award: multiple lab kits
  • Apply by January 16, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the U.S. 
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a course that requires the use of an hand-on lab (HOL) science kit
  • Applicant must submit short essay on what science means to them, how science applies to everyday life, and more
  • 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

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program

  • Award amount varies
  • Apply by February 28, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be an honorably-discharged veteran or a spouse of a disabled veteran who has served in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard, and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Department of Veterans Affairs or another document of service
  • Applicant must use any military education benefits for which they are eligible
  • Applicant must submit a FAFSA and be determined PELL-eligible
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • 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

Azazie Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by May 31, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must write 500-800 word essay on the following topic: How would technology influence the fashion industry in the future?
  • Applicant must be attending SHU during the 2017-2018 academic year
  • More information

FindTutorsNearMe.com Scholarship 

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by May 1, 2017

Requirements


Millar & Mixon 3rd Annual Teen Safety Scholarship

  • $500-$2,000 Award
  • Apply by May 1, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 600-word essay on why smartphone technology can be great or destructive for young drivers
  • 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

July Deadline 

The American Home Design Scholarship

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

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on: What are three core values you believe a business should maintain to ensure the highest level of customer service is achieved?
  • Applicant must be seeking a degree in business, management, marketing, or a related field
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • More information

 

No Deadline

Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program

  • $1,000 maximum award

Requirements

  • Emergency grants are available to eligible veterans who have experienced unexpected financial difficulties that might cause them to drop out from school
  • Applicant must be an honorably-discharged veteran or a spouse of a disabled veteran who has served in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard, and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Department of Veterans Affairs or another document of service
  • Applicant must use any military education benefits for which they are eligible
  • Applicant must submit a FAFSA and be determined PELL-eligible
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • More information

January Deadline

Hands-On Labs Scholarship

  • Award: multiple lab kits
  • Apply by January 16, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the U.S. 
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a course that requires the use of an hand-on lab (HOL) science kit
  • Applicant must submit short essay on what science means to them, how science applies to everyday life, and more
  • 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

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program

  • Award amount varies
  • Apply by February 28, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be an honorably-discharged veteran or a spouse of a disabled veteran who has served in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard, and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Department of Veterans Affairs or another document of service
  • Applicant must use any military education benefits for which they are eligible
  • Applicant must submit a FAFSA and be determined PELL-eligible
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • 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

Azazie Scholarship

  • $1,000 Award
  • Apply by May 31, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must write 500-800 word essay on the following topic: How would technology influence the fashion industry in the future?
  • Applicant must be attending SHU during the 2017-2018 academic year
  • More information

FindTutorsNearMe.com Scholarship 

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by May 1, 2017

Requirements


Millar & Mixon 3rd Annual Teen Safety Scholarship

  • $500-$2,000 Award
  • Apply by May 1, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 600-word essay on why smartphone technology can be great or destructive for young drivers
  • More information

July Deadline 

The American Home Design Scholarship

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

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on: What are three core values you believe a business should maintain to ensure the highest level of customer service is achieved?
  • Applicant must be seeking a degree in business, management, marketing, or a related field
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • More information

 

Various Deadlines

Go Grad - scholarships for students with disabilities 

Discover Business - scholarships for MBA students 

Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program

  • $1,000 maximum award

Requirements

  • Emergency grants are available to eligible veterans who have experienced unexpected financial difficulties that might cause them to drop out from school
  • Applicant must be an honorably-discharged veteran or a spouse of a disabled veteran who has served in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard, and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Department of Veterans Affairs or another document of service
  • Applicant must use any military education benefits for which they are eligible
  • Applicant must submit a FAFSA and be determined PELL-eligible
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5

January Deadline

Warren & Kallianos Driving Safety Scholarship

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

Requirements

February Deadline

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program

  • Award amount varies
  • Apply by February 28, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be an honorably-discharged veteran or a spouse of a disabled veteran who has served in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard, and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Department of Veterans Affairs or another document of service
  • Applicant must use any military education benefits for which they are eligible
  • Applicant must submit a FAFSA and be determined PELL-eligible
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • 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

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

Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program

  • $1,000 maximum award

Requirements

  • Emergency grants are available to eligible veterans who have experienced unexpected financial difficulties that might cause them to drop out from school
  • Applicant must be an honorably-discharged veteran or a spouse of a disabled veteran who has served in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard, and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Department of Veterans Affairs or another document of service
  • Applicant must use any military education benefits for which they are eligible
  • Applicant must submit a FAFSA and be determined PELL-eligible
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5

January Deadline

Hands-On Labs Scholarship

  • Award: multiple lab kits
  • Apply by January 16, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the U.S. 
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a course that requires the use of an hand-on lab (HOL) science kit
  • Applicant must submit short essay on what science means to them, how science applies to everyday life, and more
  • 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

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program

  • Award amount varies
  • Apply by February 28, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must be an honorably-discharged veteran or a spouse of a disabled veteran who has served in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard, and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Department of Veterans Affairs or another document of service
  • Applicant must use any military education benefits for which they are eligible
  • Applicant must submit a FAFSA and be determined PELL-eligible
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • 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

Millar & Mixon 3rd Annual Teen Safety Scholarship

  • $500-$2,000 Award
  • Apply by May 1, 2017

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 600-word essay on why smartphone technology can be great or destructive for young drivers
  • 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