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Scholarship Resources

Note: Each of these sources should be checked as to their requirements for school accreditation prior to applying. Midwives College of Utah is a Title IV eligible, accredited, post-secondary institution recognized by the US Department of Education. If a scholarship deadline has passed, please check the website for an updated deadline. 

AlcoRehab awards $6,000 in scholarships each year to three students who share their vision on the dangers of alcohol abuse and addiction. The Alcohol Addiction Awareness essay contest is available to undergraduate and graduate students.

Alpine Recovery Lodge
Offers a bi-annual $1,000 scholarship essay contest with the topic “How addiction has directly affected you.” Applicant must be a resident of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona or Nevada.

American Association of University Women
Offers fellowships, scholarships, and awards for undergraduate and graduate students. For more information, visit their website.

Beauty + Wellness Scholarship
Provide financial assistance to female students who are leading healthy lifestyles. Students are asked to write a brief 500 word essay on their experiences maintaining health + wellness while enrolled in college. This is a quarterly $1000 scholarship offered September 30th, January 1st, March 31st, June 30th every year.
Eligibiliy: Must be a female who is a graduating high school senior or current college undergraduate at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States.

Briana Blackwelder MCU Equal Access Scholarship Fund (An MCU Scholarship)
Briana Blackwelder is an MCU graduate and friend of MCU who left this earth at the tender age of 28.  In honor of Briana’s wisdom and personal philosophy, this scholarship provides tuition to women from underrepresented communities desiring an education in midwifery at Midwives College of Utah.

Center for Online Education: Financial Aid for Minorities
The Center for Online Education seeks to connect minority students with financial aid by providing scholarship and financial aid education and resources specifically developed for minorities and Hispanic students.
Website: Financial Aid & Scholarships for Minority Students
Website: Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students

Coupon Marathon Scholarship
In order to encourage students to go further in gaining knowledge of all fields, contributing to the development of their own country, Coupon Marathon delightedly offers a $3000 Coupon Marathon Scholarship to students all over the world from US, UK, Canada, etc. One college student will receive $3000 scholarship that can be used for tuition, supplies, books or board at the college or university of the student. Our mission is to help people who are in need to save. 

Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Program
Cogniizant believes in the power and potential of entrepreneurs, and we would like to support the budding entrepreneurs by providing them a leg up on their entrepreneurial journey. To do so we have started $500 Cogniizant Young Entrepreneur Scholarship, this is open to budding entrepreneurs across the world. This scholarship is open to all students, who are 18+ years of age and are enrolled in School/College for the year.

Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation
Available to women graduate students with physical disabilities who are in enrolled in college.

Future of Healthcare Communications
MDsyncNET just announced a “Future of Healthcare Communications” $1000 Video Scholarship.  Any student who is interested in pursuing a health science or medical related course is eligible for the $1000 scholarship.

Healthline and NORD
Healthline and NORD are teaming up to launch the 2018 Stronger Scholarship, a program that aims to empower college students making a positive impact on rare and/or chronic diseases. Four applicants will be granted a $5,000 scholarship each to pursue their efforts in helping individuals with these conditions—either through research, patient advocacy, raising awareness, or community building. Website:

  • Eligibility
    • Enrolled in an accredited U.S. program
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA from most recent transcript
    • Demonstrate leadership and community involvement
    • Demonstrate a connection to rare and/or chronic disease

Hispanic Heritage
Scholarships for students of Hispanic heritage, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who are enrolled in a full-time graduate program at an accredited institution.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
This program is open to all disciplines.

NACPM Bigger Table Fund for NARM Exam and Licensing Fees
NACPM’s Bigger Table Fund will provide scholarships for student midwives of color, indigenous and/or LGBTQ student midwives for the initial NARM examination fee, the fee for retaking the NARM examination when needed, and state licensure fees.  Funds will be distributed quarterly, according to a lottery system, with $3,000 available per cycle. The maximum individual award is $1,000.  We invite you to apply to the Bigger Table Fund. You also can access the application on the NACPM website.

Deadlines are throughout the year.  

National Leased Housing Assoc. Education Fund
Scholarships are awarded to residents of federally assisted low-income housing properties or recipients of Section 8 voucher assistance that demonstrate both merit and need.
(202) 785-8888

National Pathfinder Scholarship
Support provided by National Federation of Republican Women for undergraduate sophomore, juniors and seniors, as well as students enrolled in a master’s degree program.
(703) 548-9688

Need-Unlocking the Power of Education
The NEED Scholarship Fund will provide funding in 2017-2018 to help meet last dollar needs of low-income African American students through the Unmet NEED Grant Program. These grants are intended to supplement the financial aid package, not replace aid students have been granted via other scholarships, grants, and loans.

To be eligible to apply to the Unmet NEED program, the student must be a resident of Pennsylvania in one of the following counties for one year prior to entering a school or college: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Washington or Westmoreland.

Net Lender
The Net Lender Car Title Loans understands the need for making education accessible to all in this country. Every year, TNL Car Title loans offers five $1,000 scholarships to students who show a willingness to advance their educational goals. 

To encourage students and families throughout America to spend more time outdoors, we have created the Outdoor Stack’s Annual Financial Aid Program for students enrolled in Full-Time, Part-Time or Online education courses. One passionate individual will receive a $1500 award, for applying and expressing their interest in the subject.

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation
Gives educational support awards and small scholarships to low-income women, especially mothers, pursuing technical, undergraduate or graduate education.

Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.)
Offers several need-based and merit-based scholarships for high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students, ranging from $2,500 to $12,500.

Pick Gears Reward Scholarship
In an attempt to make things easier for students,  we are trying to help students of all areas, and we are happy to announce bi-yearly (July-December) scholarships reward naming “ Reward” for students who are currently attending or planning to attend college/ university in the coming future. In order to apply, applicants must submit a 1500+ word essay on the following topic:
“What is the best thing about camping?”

Scholarships4Moms was created by a group of mothers who wanted to help bring financial relief to moms looking to further their education. An education is key to helping families find the jobs they need in order to provide financial security for themselves and their little ones. With the help of our sponsor we’re delighted to give away $10,000 scholarships up to 5 times a year. To date, Scholarships4Moms and FCS have given away over $1.2 MILLION DOLLARS in scholarships!

Talbots Women’s Scholarship Fund
Scholarship awards are based primarily on financial need and previous achievement for women who earned their high school diploma or GED at least 10 years ago.

TekhniQ Scholarship
Our TekhniQs Scholarship Program is open to every student who is interested and talented. The TekhniQs Scholarship program is based on merit to encourage talented students. TekhniQs awards $1500 annually to one student per year as a first prize; please check the Rewards section for more information about the second and third prize.  
Holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest.

Women’s Excellence in Education Scholarship
Volt Lighting is proud to offer its first scholarship specifically for women! This $400 scholarship is offered bi-annually to women residing all across the United States.

Women’s Independence Scholarship Program
Funds for survivors of partner abuse who are in school to achieve the financial stability necessary for independence and self-sufficiency.
The Sunshine Lady Foundation, Inc.
(866) 255-7742

Women’s Opportunity Awards (Soroptimist International for the Americas)
Scholarships for women in college who are heads of their household.
(215) 893-9000

American Indian Graduate Center Fellowship

This program for American Indian or Alaska Native tribal members provides up to $20,000 for undergrad and $30,000 for graduate study in STEM fields. The program supports associate degrees through Ph.D. level studies.

Asian American & Pacific Islander Scholarship

The Scholarship for Asian American and Pacific Islander Students provides a $500 academic award to an Asian American or Pacific Islander student who is pursuing their undergraduate college degree. At, our mission is to make education accessible, and with this scholarship, we hope to bring historically underrepresented students access to a quality education. Applicants should be pursuing an undergraduate college degree in any field of study.

Scholarship Amount: $500

One scholarship awarded annually with a July 1, 2021 application deadline. Apply Here!

This guide helps API students find resources to support them in college and scholarships to help them finance their educations.

Buck Beneschott Native American Scholarship

Our scholarship is called the Buck Beneschott Native American Scholarship. Its purpose is to support Native American students who are determined to set their sights high and achieve their dreams. All GPAs and fields of study will be considered.

Cindy Couyoumjian Post-Secondary Scholarships

Cindy Couyoumjian designed this scholarship to help students across North America access quality post-secondary education. As an Oakland University graduate, Cindy defines her academic experience as the backbone of her 33+ year long career in the financial industry.

Gates Millennium Foundation

The Gates Scholarship will assist 300 applicants from at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American. The funds can fill the gap between Pell grants and all other aid to cover the entire costs of education.

Financial Literacy Scholarship

Credit Sesame’s mission is to empower people to take charge of their credit and loans and achieve their financial goals.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Hispanic scholarship fund awards $500 to $5,000 based on need. Eligible applicants are high school and college students of Hispanic heritage that meet academic achievement levels for GPA, enrolled in accredited institutions, and eligible resident of US.

The HIV League Scholarship

The HIV League Scholarship is the only national scholarship for students living with HIV. It recognizes the immense potential of its scholars, and aims to build their knowledge, skills, and leadership.

KF&B Law Academic Scholarship

The members of KF&B remember how hard it was to pay for education to become the amazing lawyers they are today. Therefore, as a way to pay it forward to others, they have created the $1,000 KF&B Law Academic Scholarship, which is in its third year, to help one student lessen their financial burden from school.

The scholarship is open to any high school senior, or any college student who isn’t in their final year. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the winner’s school’s financial aid department. The scholarship is open to any major, they do not have to be law students.

Course Hero Scholarships

Current Scholarships:
$10,000 Merit-Based Scholarship

– Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher 
– Must attend or plan to attend a higher education institute 
– Must be a US Citizen 
– Must be at least 16 years old 
– Must submit an essay (500 words or less)
– Deadline: October 31st, 2019

$5,000 Ongoing Monthly Scholarships

– Must attend or plan to attend a higher education institute 
– Must be a US Citizen
– Must be at least 16 years old
– Deadlines vary by month


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