Over $1.1M in $10k+ Scholarships - Fastweb

Over $1.1M in $10k+ Scholarships

Isn't it time you became your own scholarship hero? Here are scholarships worth $10k or more to do just that!

Elizabeth Hoyt

August 22, 2017

Over $1.1M in $10k+ Scholarships

Isn’t it time you became your own scholarship hero? Put yourself on the winning path for the following ten awards, each awarding a $10k scholarship (or more). By putting your application in the mix, you can increase your odds of winning a scholarship tenfold.

Go ahead and apply for the following awards, which are each worth $10k or more:

Bush Fellowship

Deadline: 9/14/17
Available to: Ages 24+
Award Amount: 24 Awards of $100,000

The Bush Fellowship is available to students who are at least 24 years old. To be eligible, you must be a resident of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or one of the 23 Native nations that shares the same geography. Fellows can use their grant to start or complete an academic degree, or design and pursue a personal learning plan. Get more information on the Bush Fellowship.

Radcliffe Institute Research Fellowship

Deadline: 9/14/17
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: $77,500

The Radcliffe Institute Research Fellowship is available to graduate students. Fellows will work on individual projects, or in clusters, to generate new research, publications, art, and more. Fellows will receive office or studio space and access to libraries and other resources of Harvard University during the fellowship year, which extends from early September 2018 through May 31, 2019.

Get more information on the Radcliffe Institute Research Fellowship.

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 9/15/17
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $10,000

ScholarshipPoints will award a $10,000 scholarship to one lucky member this quarter. All you have to do to become eligible is become a ScholarshipPoints member and log in. It’s simple, fun, and completely free!

Learn more about the ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship.

Siemens Competition

Deadline: 9/19/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: Up to $100,000

The Siemens Competition is open to high school students. Students are encouraged to do research in mathematics, engineering, biological, or physical science. Students, working individually or on a team of two or three, will have the opportunity to present their research to leading scientists in their field. Three hundred projects are recognized as semifinalists. Regional finalists are awarded a trip to compete at one of six regional competitions. At the regional event, students will present a Powerpoint presentation and digital poster, and participate in a question and answer session. Individuals submitting projects must be seniors at the time of the deadline; team applicants may be freshman, sophomores, juniors, or seniors.

Get more information on the Siemens Competition.

Cooke Scholarship

Deadline: 10/31/17
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: Up to $48,000

The Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors who are Eagle Scouts and will enroll in a four- year institution as a full- time student. To be eligible for this award, you must have received credentials from the national office, have a minimum 28 ACT score or a minimum 1290 SAT score, and demonstrate leadership ability in Scouting and a strong record of participation in activities outside of scouting. You must also submit a letter of recommendation from a Scout leader to be eligible.

Get more information on the Cooke Scholarship.

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition

Deadline: 10/31/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $30,000

The Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition is open to high school students. To enter, you must write and record a three – to five – minute broadcast script on the following theme: “American History: Our Hope for the Future.”

Get more information on the Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition.

Regeneron Science Talent Search

Deadline: 11/15/17
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 340 Awards from $2,000 – $250,000

The Regeneron Science Talent Search is open to especially talented high school seniors. Students will be given the challenge of conducting independent science, math, or engineering research. To be considered, You must submit a maximum 20 – page research report explaining your experiments and conclusions. Research must be the work of a single individual; group and team projects are not eligible.

Get more information on the Regeneron Science Talent Search.

DAN/R.W. (Bill) Hamilton Memorial Dive Medicine Research Grant

Deadline: 11/18/17
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $10,000

The DAN/R.W. (Bill) Hamilton Memorial Dive Medicine Research Grant is open to students who are conducting new or continuing research in the following areas: development of decompression procedure techniques for commercial, military, technical and/or recreational divers; development of new decompression models; probability of risk/probabilistic modeling; multi-gas dive simulation; dive computer procedure/protocol and testing; and/or treatment of incomplete decompression and resulting incidents. You must have documented expertise and experience in those fields in order to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the DAN/R.W. (Bill) Hamilton Memorial Dive Medicine Research Grant.

Shofur National Scholarship

Deadline: 11/30/17
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: 100% of Tuition

The Shofur National Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are residents of New York, Connecticut or New Jersey. You must create a video of between one and two and a half minutes that explains who you are, your background and how this scholarship will help you develop your skills and reach your goals and upload the video to YouTube or Vimeo in order to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the Shofur National Scholarship.

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

Deadline: 2/20/18
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 3 Awards from $5,000 to $10,000

The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors. You must have been active in promoting vegetarianism in your school and / or community; and have demonstrated compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet / lifestyle to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship.

Paradigm Challenge

Deadline: 5/01/18
Available to: Ages 18 & Under
Award Amount: 100 Awards from $500 – $100,000

The Paradigm Challenge is open to students up to the age of 18. You may work in a team or alone in creating an original and creative way to reduce waste in homes, schools, communities, and / or around the world. Entries may come in the form of posters, videos, inventions, messages, community events, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help save lives. Additionally, you must submit a brief statement of your idea (140 characters or less) in order to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the Paradigm Challenge.

Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Ages 15+
Award Amount: $10,000

The Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship is available to students who are studying at an accredited or nationally – recognized dance school or institution. You must be at least 15 years of age and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award. Only invited institutions may nominate students to apply for scholarships.

Get more information on the Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship.

Opinion Outpost $10,000 Quarterly Prize Drawing

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Ages 15+
Award Amount: $10,000

Opinion Outpost has a $40,000 year-long cash give away! Every quarter a winner will receive $10,000! Each time you take a survey you receive an entry into that quarterly prize draw. The more you participate, the more likely you are to win! In addition to the quarterly prize draw, earning cash and rewards for taking surveys is one of the biggest perks of joining Opinion Outpost. You can redeem your points for Amazon.com Gift Card* Claim Codes, iTunes* Gift Cards, or if you believe cash is king, for money using our PayPal redemption method. It’s safe, secure, and a popular option for many Opinion Outpost members!

Get more information on the Opinion Outpost $10,000 Quarterly Prize Drawing.

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: Awards from $14,000 – $18,000

The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government. A complete list of topics are available on the Legion’s Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives an additional $1,500 scholarship.

Get more information on the American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest .

Paul Garrett and Claire Sherwood Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen (Maximum Age 18 Years)
Award Amount: $45,000

The Paul Garrett and Claire Sherwood Memorial Scholarship is open to students at Whitman College who demonstrate merit and need.

Recipients will travel to New York during their senior year for a career enrichment experience.

Get more information on the Paul Garrett and Claire Sherwood Memorial Scholarship.

The Spirit of Anne Frank Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Maximum Age 18 Years
Award Amount: 5 Awards from $5,000 – $10,000

The Spirit of Anne Frank Scholarship is available to high school seniors who are leaders in their communities and have been accepted to a four – year college. The award recognizes students who exemplify the commitment, ideals, and courage that Anne Frank represents today.

Get more information on the The Spirit of Anne Frank Scholarship.

Ventures Scholars Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $10,000

The Ventures Scholars Program is open to underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students.

You must be pursuing a math- or science-based career to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the Ventures Scholars Program.

ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 200 Awards of $10,000

The ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship is available to full – time students majoring in chemistry. You must express the intent to teach high school chemistry after graduation and have a minimum 3.0 GPA to eligible for this award.

Get more information on the ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship.

Levy Scholars Program Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1
Award Amount: Up to $75,000

The Levy Scholars Program Scholarship is available to entering students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. You must demonstrate outstanding scholarship to be eligible for the award. Get more information on the Levy Scholars Program Scholarship.

George Washington University and NSCS Transfer Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Junior through College Senior
Award Amount: $20,000

Sponsored by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, the George Washington University and NSCS Transfer Scholarship is available to active members of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

You must be planning to transfers from an NSCS community college to GWU to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the George Washington University and NSCS Transfer Scholarship.

Astronaut Scholarship in Science and Technology

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomores through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 18 Awards of $10,000

The Astronaut Scholarship in Science and Technology is open to students majoring in engineering, natural science, applied science, or mathematics.

You must attend one of the participating educational institutions to be considered for this award. U.S. citizenship is also a requirement.

You must be nominated by faculty or staff in your department.

Learn more information about the Astronaut Scholarship in Science and Technology.

D.J. Lovell Scholarship


Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen though Graduate Students, 5th Year
Award Amount: $11,000

The D.J. Lovell Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are studying optical science and engineering.

Fields of study may include optics, photonics, imaging, optoelectronics and other related disciplines.

You must also be a student member of SPIE (International Society for Optical Engineering) to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the D.J. Lovell Scholarship.

Walter N. Ridley Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $12,500

The Walter N. Ridley Scholarship is available to African-American students at the University of Virginia.

Get more information on the Walter N. Ridley Scholarship.

ASIST Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $10,000

The ASIST Scholarship is available to non – traditional students who are entering college for the first time, or students who are re-training. You must demonstrate financial need, be at least 18 years old, and reside within the boundaries of an Executive Women International chapter to be eligible for this award. You must also be socially, physically, and / or economically challenged and have clearly defined career goals and objectives.

Get more information on the ASIST Scholarship.

Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomores through College Juniors
Award Amount: $10,000

The Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence is available to Black, Latino, and Native American undergraduate students who are interested in the financial services industry. You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA, demonstrate team – oriented leadership, and be involved in service to your campus and / or community to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence.

International Fellowship – American Association of University Women

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Female Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: Up to $30,000

The International Fellowship is available to female international students pursuing graduate or postgraduate study. You must have already applied to your proposed graduate institution by the deadline date. Your selection for this award will be based on academic record, professional potential and the potential to improve the lives of women and girls in your home country. Preference will be given to women residing in their home countries at the time of application.

Get more information on the International Fellowship – American Association of University Women .

Penelope and Roe Stamps Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: $20,000

The Penelope and Roe Stamps Scholarship is available to entering freshmen at the University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science. You must demonstrate academic achievement and talent in the arts and sciences to qualify for this award. Selection is also based on GPA and ACT/SAT scores.

Get more information on the Penelope and Roe Stamps Scholarship.

PIRG Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Colleges Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 1
Award Amount: $25,500

The PIRG Fellowship is available to recent college graduates who are interested in the public interest movement. As a PIRG Fellow, you will build expertise on global warming, campaign reform, or another social problem. You will conduct research, make the case for solutions, act as a spokesperson to the media, build diverse coalitions, write grants, and develop the kind of politically powerful support you need to win.

Get more information on the PIRG Fellowship.

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Merit Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1
Award Amount: $30,000

The Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Merit Scholarship is available to first-year students at the New England School of Law. You must show exceptional academic purpose to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Merit Scholarship.

Goldman Sachs MBA Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 2
Award Amount: $30,000

The Goldman Sachs MBA Fellowship is available to minority students who have an interest in the financial services industry. Two 500 – word essays and an interview are required.

Get more information on the Goldman Sachs MBA Fellowship.

ASEE/NSF Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 4 through Year5
Award Amount: $75,000

The ASEE/NSF Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship is available to recent engineering PhD’s who are pursuing an opportunity to conduct research in a corporate setting. Fellows must hold a PhD awarded in a S.T.E.M. field within the last seven years to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the ASEE/NSF Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship .

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