Science Scholarships

Here are some of the Science scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Graduate Fellowships

This program is open to master's and doctoral degree candidates enrolled in an accredited graduate program. Institutional affiliation and citizenship restrictions may apply for some awards or facilities. Applicants will be reviewed on the basis of academic performance, research potential, career goals, recommendations, and compatibility of scientific interests and proposed research with the resources of the host facility. The fellowship ranges from one to twelve months; non-thesis research applicants are generally placed for eight to sixteen weeks in the summer or for a semester. Renewals are competitive and require an updated application. Renewals beyond two years for master's candidates and three years for doctoral degree candidates will receive special review. A fellowship award may include a stipend of at least $1300 per month, tuition assistance, and an allowance for travel. Sponsors may augment the award and provide additional allowances for fellowships at the facility or on campus.

NASA Administrator's Fellowship Program

The NAFP is designed to enhance the professional development of NASA employees and the science and engineering faculty of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). To be eligible for the faculty fellowship, applicants must be US citizens, tenure-track faculty members at an HCBU, HSI, or TCU, and must hold a PhD or ScD (less than 10 years) in science, engineering or mathematics with expertise in NASA-related fields. To be eligible for the NASA employee fellowship, applicants must be full-time career employees at the GS-13 level or above.

Whitworth University/SAE Engineering Scholarship

Student Eligibility: Applicant must be an incoming freshman or transfer student who plans to major in a science or engineering and has a minimum 3.60 grade point average and 1800 SAT or 27 ACT score. Terms: One freshman scholarship will be awarded at $500 per semester for up to eight semesters of study at Whitworth University. Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and full time enrollment in a science or pre-engineering major at Whitworth College.

Richard Goolsby Scholarship

Description: Provides scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students who have shown a career interest or demonstrated practical experience in the plastics industry. Minimum Eligibility: Be a full-time student in good academic standing Be majoring in or taking courses that would be beneficial to a career in the plastics industry. This includes but is not limited to chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering and business administration. Be a rising college sophomore, junior or senior at a four-year college or two-year technical school or A graduate of a four-year college seeking to obtain a post-secondary graduate degree.

Economic Club Business Study Abroad Scholarship

The Economic Club of Grand Rapids established a fund in 2000 to provide financial assistance to students pursuing study abroad in business. The Economic Club is an association of individuals interested in and contributing to the growing economic health of the Grand Rapids metropolitan area. One (or more) scholarships of up to $2000 will be awarded annually. The applicant must meet the following criteria: • Applicant must have sophomore or above standing at the time of application in an undergraduate business program or in a graduate level business program at any public college or university of their choice. Applicant must have a declared major in accounting, business administration, economics, managerial science (all areas), mathematics, computer science, engineering, marketing, or fields of study related to business or economics. • Applicant must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. • Applicant must be a resident of Kent, Allegan, Ottawa, or Muskegon counties for the prior three years or must be a resident student at a public college or university in the West Michigan area for the prior two years or more consecutively. • Foreign study programs must be endorsed and accepted as a part of or as a credit course in the applicant's degree granting college or university. Funds must be administered through the home college/university financial aid office. • The recipient may be asked to deliver a brief oral presentation to the Economic Club of Grand Rapids within six months of return to the United States.

Juanita M. Harvey Scholarship

Fund Purpose: Scholarships to students attending IWU, with preference given to students in the dept. of math and science. Fund Story: This scholarship fund was started by Donna Harvey Evans and Donald Harvey as memorial to the lives of their parents, Juanita and Warren Harvey. They prefer that the scholarship be given to IWU students in the Department of Math and Science.

Elbert Curtiss Fisher & Margaret Nienstedt Fisher Scholarships

When Margaret Fisher passed away in New York in 1965, she left instructions in her will that a scholarship fund was to be created in the name of her parents. Margaret’s mother, Margaret Nienstedt Fisher, was the daughter of Saginaw “pioneers” and her fatherwas a Mechanical Engineer and a member of the Board of Education for the Saginaw Public School District. This scholarship is to assist graduating students from any public school in Saginaw in their pursuit of a degree in science or engineering, or a Liberal Arts Degree. Qualifications: ● Graduating senior from a Saginaw Public School ● Female pursuing a liberal arts degree, or a male pursuing a science/engineering degree ● Pursuing a liberal arts degree ● Must reside in the Saginaw Public School District ● Full-time enrollment Criteria: Scholastic record; financial need; overall involvement in community, school and work activities.

Davidson Fellowships

To be eligible for the Davidson Fellowship, each applicant must: - Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent U.S. resident - Be under the age of 18 on October 1. Individuals born on or before October 1, 1986 are not eligible. There is no minimum age for eligibility. - Have completed a prodigious work in one of the following categories: Science, Technology, Mathematics, Music - Composer, Vocalist, Classical Instrumentalist or Jazz Instrumentalist, Literature, Philosophy, Outside the Box - a combination of Science, Technology or Mathematics AND Music, Literature or Philosophy. - Be able to demonstrate that the work is the applicant's own creation. Guidance from teachers and mentors is acceptable, as long as the work is the applicant's. - Be available to attend, with a parent/guardian, the awards reception and other recognition events to be held in Washington, DC in Sept.

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:To be eligible for scholarships offered by DFBSST, all applicants must meet the following criteria: * African-American, undergraduate student majoring (or intending to major) in a technical field of study (i.e., engineering, math, science, etc.), * Be enrolled (or identify his or her intention to enroll) at one of the predominantly Black colleges or universities and * Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Evaluation Criteria:Applicants are evaluated based on the following criteria: 1. Academic achievement (grades and SAT scores, especially science/math), 2. Personal essay describing career goals, current and past relevant extracurricular activities, etc., 3. Recommendations (teachers and guidance counselors), and 4. Financial need. Applicants are first ranked based on consideration of items 1, 2 and 3 above. If two (2) applicants are considered to be equal, the candidate with the greatest financial need is ranked higher. Award Determination:The amount of the scholarships awarded each student is determined by the DFBSST Scholarship Committee. Scholarships are based on merit and financial need. Scholarship awards are up to $2,000 per year. Support is renewed annually, for a maximum of four (4) years, as long as the students remains in good academic standing at the same institution, enrolled in a full-time, undergraduate science or engineering curriculum, and submits a renewal application.

ACS Scholars Program

Eligibility Requirements To be considered for a scholarship through the ACS Scholars Program, candidates must: Be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident Be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, "B" or better) Demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science OR intending to or already pursuing a degree in chemical technology Be planning a career in the chemical sciences. Award Amounts The amount of each individual award depends upon the availability of funding, the number of scholarships awarded, and evidence of financial need. Scholarship recipients receive up to a maximum of $5,000 per year. Scholarship awards are renewable.

Albertson Book Award

Awarded to needy students majoring in Biology.

Alumni/Faculty Endowment

Awarded to students majoring in Biology.

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