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

James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • $1,000 Award
  • Awarded monthly, ten times per year

Requirements


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 

September Deadline

Arxan Cyber Security Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by September 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Applicant must be studying one of the following: cyber security, computer science, information technology, or computer software engineering
  • Submit proof of enrollment
  • Submit an 800-1500 word essay
  • More information

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

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by September 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of the United States or Canada
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • More information

Student Loan Assistance Counsel Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by September 15, 2015

Requirements

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

Flosum 2015 Scholarship

  • $750 Award
  • Apply by December 15, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science
  • Write a 1000 word essay
  • More information

Infoparrot Scholarship of Academic Excellence

  • $1,250 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

SeniorAdvisor.com's Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

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

Requirements

  • Must submit a 250 word biography along with a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?
  • More information

The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship Writing Contest

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

Requirements

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or life sciences
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • 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

January Deadline

Abry Brothers Scholarship Program

  • $200 Award
  • Apply by January 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Submit official transcripts that confirm a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Submit essay (300 words min.)
  • More information

Boling Rice, LLC Scholarship

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

Requirements

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

James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • $1,000 Award
  • Awarded monthly, ten times per year

Requirements


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

September Deadline

Arxan Cyber Security Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by September 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Applicant must be studying one of the following: cyber security, computer science, information technology, or computer software engineering
  • Submit proof of enrollment
  • Submit an 800-1500 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

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by September 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of the United States or Canada
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • 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

Flosum 2015 Scholarship

  • $750 Award
  • Apply by December 15, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science
  • Write a 1000 word essay
  • More information

Infoparrot Scholarship of Academic Excellence

  • $1,250 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

SeniorAdvisor.com's Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

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

Requirements

  • Must submit a 250 word biography along with a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?
  • More information

The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship Writing Contest

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

Requirements

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or life sciences
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • 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

January Deadline

Abry Brothers Scholarship Program

  • $200 Award
  • Apply by January 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Submit official transcripts that confirm a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Submit essay (300 words min.)
  • More information

Boling Rice, LLC Scholarship

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

Requirements

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


James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • $1,000 Award
  • Awarded monthly, ten times per year

Requirements


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

September Deadline

AfterCollege Scholarships


Arxan Cyber Security Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by September 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Applicant must be studying one of the following: cyber security, computer science, information technology, or computer software engineering
  • Submit proof of enrollment
  • Submit an 800-1500 word essay
  • More information

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by September 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of the United States or Canada
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • 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

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

Flosum 2015 Scholarship

  • $750 Award
  • Apply by December 15, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science
  • Write a 1000 word essay
  • More information

Infoparrot Scholarship of Academic Excellence

  • $1,250 Award
  • Apply by December 31, 2015

Requirements


SeniorAdvisor.com's Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

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

Requirements

  • Must submit a 250 word biography along with a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?
  • More information

The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship Writing Contest

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

Requirements

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or life sciences
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • 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

January Deadline

Abry Brothers Scholarship Program

  • $200 Award
  • Apply by January 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Submit official transcripts that confirm a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Submit essay (300 words min.)
  • More information

Boling Rice, LLC Scholarship

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

Requirements

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

James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • $1,000 Award
  • Awarded monthly, ten times per year

Requirements


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

September Deadline

Arxan Cyber Security Scholarship

  • $2,000 Award
  • Apply by September 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Applicant must be studying one of the following: cyber security, computer science, information technology, or computer software engineering
  • Submit proof of enrollment
  • Submit an 800-1500 word essay
  • More information

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

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by September 30, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of the United States or Canada
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • More information

Student Loan Assistance Counsel Scholarship

  • $500 Award
  • Apply by September 15, 2015

Requirements

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


Flosum 2015 Scholarship

  • $750 Award
  • Apply by December 15, 2015

Requirements

  • Must be studying computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science
  • Write a 1000 word essay
  • More information

Infoparrot Scholarship of Academic Excellence

  • $1,250 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

SeniorAdvisor.com's Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

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

Requirements

  • Must submit a 250 word biography along with a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?
  • More information

The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship Writing Contest

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

Requirements

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or life sciences
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • 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

January Deadline

Abry Brothers Scholarship Program

  • $200 Award
  • Apply by January 15, 2016

Requirements

  • Submit official transcripts that confirm a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Submit essay (300 words min.)
  • More information

Boling Rice, LLC Scholarship

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

Requirements


March of Dimes Graduate Scholarships

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

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a registered nurse. Applicant must currently be enrolled in graduate education with a focus on maternal-child nursing at the master's or doctorate level. Applicant must have at least one academic term to complete after August of the year in which the scholarship is awarded. Applicant must be a member of at least one of the following professional organizations: the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses; the American College of Nurse-Midwives; or the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. Applicant cannot be a previous recipient of the March of Dimes graduate nursing scholarship. Applicant cannot be an employee of the March of Dimes, a member of its Board of Trustees or a family member of either.

  • 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

 

May Deadline

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

Requirements

  • Students enrolled or accepted for enrollment in accredited RN or graduate nursing training programs, located in the U.S. can receive tuition, fees, other educational costs and a living stipend in exchange for a minimum 2 year service after graduation at a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program was formerly the Nursing Scholarship Program. More about NURSE Corps

Campus RN Scholarship Fund

  • $2,500 Award
  • Apply by May 1, 2016

Requirements