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Gigantic Awards for Grad Students

This list of awards for grad students has amounts that just may make your jaw drop!

Elizabeth Hoyt

July 13, 2017

Gigantic Awards for Grad Students

Graduate school is expensive, but did you know there are plenty of scholarship providers out there ready to assist graduate students with tuition payments through scholarships, fellowships and grants?

It’s true! There are countless graduate school fellowships, grants and scholarships available to Fastweb members, many of which with amounts that will make your jaw drop.

While these awards are all for graduate students, they are just a sampling of the unique awards available. To get the best possible matches, sign up for your own personalized, free Fastweb account so we can help you find scholarships and grants that you qualify for today!

Check out the following awards for graduate students that are all way more than substantial in amount:

$2,000 Niche No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: 7/31/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,000

We know you are busy and we know that times are tough. That is why we decided to create the easiest possible scholarship to give something back to students. Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses. The scholarship is open to all high school and college students and those planning to enroll in the next 12 months.

Learn more about the $2,000 Niche No Essay Scholarship.

$5,000 July Scholarship

Deadline: 7/31/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000

Get up to $5,000 in just 3-steps! Winners will be chosen based on a 150 word, short-answer response, so be creative!

Learn more about the $5,000 July Scholarship.

$5,000 VIP Voice Scholarship

Deadline: 7/31/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000

Think you can’t afford to pay for that college or university you’ve always wanted to go to? Let us help. Join VIP Voice today and enter for a chance to win our $5k Scholarship. You pick the school, we’ll help you pay. As the winner, you’ll be able to put this cash towards to the school of your choice. Enter your points today for a chance to win! Prize will be awarded in the form of a check.

Learn more about the $5,000 VIP Voice Scholarship.

Building Strong Foundations

Deadline: 8/12/17
Available to: High School Sophomores through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Building Strong Foundations is available to high school, undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at an accredited college or university. You must be at least 16 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be eligible for this award. Additionally, you must submit an essay and a brief, , 15-30 second summary of your essay via Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo or similar broadcasting platform to our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/OlshanFoundation.

Learn more about the Building Strong Foundations.

Healthy Home Scholarship

Deadline: 8/12/17
Available to: High School Sophomores through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

The Healthy Home Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at an accredited college or university. You must be at least 16 years of age and have a minimum 3.0 GPA to qualify for this award. Additionally, you must submit an essay and a brief 30 second summary of your essay via Instagram.

Learn more about the Healthy Home Scholarship.

Once Upon a Poem Scholarship

Deadline: 8/30/17
Available to: Ages 13-25
Award Amount: $1,000

You know how it goes: you read the words “Once upon a time…” and you automatically know you’re going to be reading a fairy tale. And whether you grew up with Disney or Grimms’ versions, you also know pretty much how all of them go. Snow White gets lazy about her chores, Cinderella has a midnight curfew, and Hansel and Gretel meet a delicious demise. But what about the parts of the stories we don’t know? Or what if the stories we’re familiar with didn’t actually happen that way? What is your interpretation of a classic fairy tale? We want to know what would happen in a fairy tale if you were in charge. Maybe you’ve always been curious about a different character’s perspective— was the wolf in The Three Little Pigs really a vegetarian who just desperately wanted some friends? Are these stories in need of a modern twist? Rapunzel would have been way less lonely if she had a cell phone in that tower. Plus, who the heck decided all princesses need to end up with a prince?! Tell us in a poem your version of a fairy tale for your chance to win.

Learn more about the Once Upon a Poem Scholarship.

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Prevent Texting and Driving!

Deadline: 8/31/17
Available to: Ages 25 & Under
Award Amount: $5,000

You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship just by making and sharing Thumb Socks! Thumb Socks are little coverings for your thumbs: when you wear them, you can’t text on a touchscreen phone! These socks take just 5 minutes to make, and we’ll show you how. Giving Thumb Socks to friends will remind them not to text and drive, and automatically enter you to win a $5,000 scholarship!

Learn more about the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Prevent Texting and Driving!.

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.

Build U. Scholarship

Deadline: 11/01/17
Available to: Ages 18+
Award Amount: $2,500

The Build U. Scholarship is available to product design, interaction design, engineering, and computer science students. To be considered, you must submit a 1000 word essay on the following topic: “Which company or organization (other than Buildium) you think best exemplifies one of the above core values and how?”

Learn more about the Build U. Scholarship.

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.

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.

Health Professions Scholarship Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, 1st Year through 5th Year
Award Amount: 100% of tuition

The Health Professions Scholarship Program from the U.S. Army Medical Department is open to full-time students enrolled in a graduate-level health care degree program in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

You must be a U.S. citizen and qualify as a commissioned officer in the United States Army Reserve to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the Health Professions Scholarship Program.

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Merit Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1
Award Amount: 100% of Tuition

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.

Levy Scholars Program Scholarship

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

ASEE/NSF Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Student, Year 4 through Year 5
Award Amount: $75,000

Sponsored by the American Society for Engineering Education, 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.

Dean’s Scholarship – University of Pennsylvania Law School

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 3
Award Amount: $60,000

The Dean’s Scholarship is available to students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

You must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, service and life/work experiences to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Dean’s Scholarship – University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 3 through Year 5
Award Amount: 10 Awards of $25,000

The Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship is open to students at the dissertation level of study.

You must be majoring in the field of accounting to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship.

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.

Get more information on the Astronaut Scholarship in Science and Technology.

PIRG Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Senior through Graduate Students, Year 1
Award Amount: $24,500

Sponsored by National Association of State Public Interest Research Groups, 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.

Ralph Johnson Bunche Distinguished Graduate Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1
Award Amount: $15,000

The Ralph Johnson Bunche Distinguished Graduate Scholarship is available to full-time entering students at Rutgers University, School of Law, Newark.

You must have a substantial educational background or demonstrate a cultural disadvantage to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Ralph Johnson Bunche Distinguished Graduate Scholarship.

D.J. Lovell Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshman though Graduate Student, 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.

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.

Chicagoland Regional College Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Students Ages 17 or Older
Award Amount: $10,000

The Chicagoland Regional College Program is open to students who are at least 17 years of age and attending, or planning to attend: Chicago State University, Governors State University, Moraine Valley Community College, Morton College, Olive Harvey College, Prairie State College, or Richard J. Daley College.

To be considered, you must be willing to work part – time as a package handler at the UPS Hodgkins, IL. facility.

The hours are Monday through Friday from 4:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. or 10:00 P.M. to 3:00 A.M.

In addition to a $6200 annual UPS salary, program participants will also receive a $2000 allowance for school fees, $300 for books, and $100 per month for transportation.

Veterans will also receive a $300 – $500 monthly bonus.

Get more information on the Chicagoland Regional College Program.

To see more scholarships, grants and fellowships available to graduate students, check out Fastweb’s scholarship directory, which is updated regularly with new and exciting opportunities.

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.

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