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.

30 Scholarships for Students with Various Disabilities
A freelance writer conducted research and collected a list of financial aid and scholarships for students with various special needs. Check the website below to see if you qualify.
Website: https://edubirdie.com/blog/scholarships-for-students-with-disabilities

AlcoRehab
AlcoRehab.org 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.
Website: https://alcorehab.org/scholarship/ 

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.
Website: http://www.alpinerecoverylodge.com/scholarship/

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

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.
Website:  https://www.aigcs.org/scholarships-fellowships/graduate-students/

Beauty + Wellness Scholarship
Provides 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,  and June 30th of every year.
Eligibility: 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.
Website: https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/

Benjy Grinberg Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is designed to relieve some of the financial burden for those seeking higher education.
Website: http://benjygrinbergscholarship.com/

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.
Website: https://www.midwifery.edu/diversity-scholarship-fund/

Buck Beneschott Native American Scholarship
This 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.
Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/buck-beneschott-native-american-scholarship/

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 http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-minorities/
Website: Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-hispanic-students/

College Scholarship for First-Generation College Students
Study.com is offering an annual $500 award to a first-generation college student pursuing a bachelor’s degree program. Study.com strives to assist students with their educational goals, including students who break barriers as part of the first generation of their family to enter college.
Website: https://study.com/resources/first-generation-scholarship#0126

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 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.
Email:  support@couponmarathon.com
Website: https://www.couponmarathon.com/scholarship

Course Hero Scholarships
Current Scholarships:
$10,000 Merit-Based Scholarship

  • Eligibility:
    – 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, 2021

$5,000 Ongoing Monthly Scholarships

  • Eligibility:
    – 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

Elections in The USA: Official Scholarship Essay Contest
Online Writers Rating is offering an annual scholarship. This scholarship requires an essay submission, and the winning applicant will receive $500 dollars towards their costs of education.
Website: https://onlinewritersrating.com/blog/scholarship

Financial Literacy Scholarship
Credit Sesame’s mission is to empower people to take charge of their credit and loans and achieve their financial goals.
Website: https://www.creditsesame.com/scholarship/

Fudge Scholarship
Student Fudge is offering the Fudge scholarship on an annual basis. The annual deadline is May 21st. The scholarship is open to any US resident. To check on other rules or apply, visit the website below.
Website: https://www.joinfudge.com/scholarship#learn

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.
Website:  https://mdsyncnet.com/scholarship/

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.
Website: https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

Healthline
The Healthline and Prevention Institute Stronger Scholarship will award three $7,000 scholarships to a Black, a Hispanic/Latinx, and an Indigenous student reducing health inequities in their community.
Website:  https://www.healthline.com/health/scholarship-program

  • Eligibility
    • Be a student of color who identifies as Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, Latino/Latina, and/or Pacific Islander
    • Current junior or senior in pursuit of an undergraduate degree (as of Fall 2021)
    • Demonstrated involvement in the advancement of health equity by impacting an obstacle created by a social determinant of health. The social determinants of health are the non-medical factors that influence health outcomes. They include education, housing, income, access to healthy food, physical environment, healthcare access, racism, and other forms of discrimination, among other community and social factors.
    • This definition is intentionally broad to encourage applicants to creatively demonstrate the connection between their work and health equity in the essay portion of the application.

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.
Website: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

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.
Website: http://www.hivleague.org/scholarship

Imagine Dragons Origins Scholarship
BOLD.org just announced a new $10,000 scholarship, in partnership with the pop-rock band Imagine Dragons, for any immigrant, refugee, or first-generation American students who face educational and financial barriers, but want to excel in the classroom. In an effort to honor the unifying spirit of music, the Imagine Dragons Origins Scholarship is designed to amplify the voices of immigrants, refugees, and first-generation students toward their educational dreams.  Four winners will be selected, each receiving $2,500 in scholarship aid toward their studies. All fields of study and GPAs will be considered.
Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/imagine-dragons-scholarship/

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
This program is open to all disciplines. Visit the website below to see if you qualify.
Website: https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/

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.
Website: https://kfblaw.com/scholarship/

My Slumber Yard Scholarship
My Slumber Yard is also dedicated to helping students succeed; of course through getting better sleep, but also by helping them worry less about their financial commitments and focus more on their studies. To that end, we wanted to share the Slumber Yard’s $1,500 Scholarship page. To check eligibility requirements, visit the website below.
Website: https://myslumberyard.com/scholarship/

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 Association 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.
Website: https://hudnlha.com/education-fund/
(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.
Website: www.nfrw.org/programs/scholarships.htm
(703) 548-9688

Need-Unlocking the Power of Education
The NEED Scholarship Fund will provide funding in 2021-2022 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.
Website:  https://www.needld.org/applications

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.
Website: https://www.thenetlender.com/scholarship-opportunity/

OMC Diversity Scholarship
The Online Masters Colleges (OMC) is awarding a $500 scholarship to a student currently enrolled in a graduate-level degree at any accredited university or college. This award is awarded to outstanding students with strong career goals, compelling backgrounds, and a financial need.
Website: https://www.onlinemasterscolleges.com/omc-diversity-scholarships/

OutdoorStack
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 $1,500 award, for applying and expressing their interest in the subject.
Website: https://outdoorstack.com/finaid/

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation
In 2022, the Foundation will offer five Education Support Awards of up to $5,000 each to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing education or training. Gives educational support awards and small scholarships to low-income women, especially mothers, pursuing technical, undergraduate or graduate education.
Website: https://www.patsyminkfoundation.org/education-support-application

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.
Website: http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projects-and-philanthropies

Pride in Diversity Scholarship
Aronow.io advocates for the LGBTQ+ Community year round and is delighted to offer the 2021 Pride in Diversity scholarship as an extension of this ongoing support. This year, we would like to focus on a member of the Community who may have trouble meeting their tuition needs due to discrimination, medical costs related to transitioning, or financial hardship.
Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/pride-in-diversity-scholarship/

Scholarships4Moms
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!
Website:  http://scholarships4moms.net/

Shinesty
Shinesty’s mission is to force the world to take itself less seriously by creating the most outlandish collection of clothing humanity has ever seen. In support of this mission, we want to reward college students embracing Shinesty’s “Work Hard, Play Hard” mentality.
Website: https://www.shinesty.com/pages/collegiate-scholarships

WiseGeek No-Essay Scholarship for Hispanic Students
The bi-annual Hispanic Empowerment No-Essay Scholarship is a $750 scholarship open to undergraduate and high school senior students.
Website: https://www.practicaladultinsights.com/scholarship-for-hispanic-students.htm

WiseGeek Recent Immigrant Scholarship
The WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship is a $500 scholarship for students who have immigrated to the United States on or after January 1, 2010. To see if you qualify, please visit the website below.
Website: https://www.wisegeek.com/recent-immigrants-scholarship.htm

WiseGeek Scholarship for Asian/Pacific Islander Students
The bi-annual Asian American/Pacific Islander Scholarship is a $750 scholarship open to undergraduate and high school senior students.
Website: https://www.infobloom.com/scholarship-for-asian-american-students.htm

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. Applications open in January of each year.
Website: https://wispinc.org/new-applicant-eligibility/
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.
Website: www.soroptimist.org
(215) 893-9000

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.
Website: http://www.harrishsairaman.com/#scholarship

 

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