American Council of Learned Societies
A private, nonprofit federation of seventy national scholarly organizations is the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences.
Funding Opportunities from The National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation promotes and advances scientific progress in the U.S. by competitively awarding funding for research and education in the sciences, mathematics and engineering.
Grants and Fellowships, AHRQ (US Dept of Health and Human Services)
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality at the Dept of Health and Human Services offers a number of grants and fellowships for research aimed at promoting improvements in clinical and health system practices.
League of United American Citizens (LULAC) National Scholarship Fund
Merit-based scholarships for US Citizens only.
Leopold Schepp Foundation
An annual award can be up to an $8,500 maximum.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Scholarships for research on drug abuse and addiction.
National Institute of Health
Research and training grants for health professionals and students.
Office of University Partnerships (US Dept of Housing and Urban Development)
Office of University Partnerships offer funding and research opportunities to encourage and expand the efforts of institutions of higher education and urban scholars who are working with community groups.
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
Graduate scholarships (Each award is for up to $25,000 in maintenance grants and up to $20,000 in tuition support for each year of graduate study supported, a total of as much as $90,000).
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA)
Training grants, scholarships and fellowships for health professionals and doctorate students
Study Abroad Scholarships
Premier financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad.
International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)
IEFA is a resource for financial aid information for students wishing to study in a foreign country.
International Students interested in scholarship awards are urged to pursue as many avenues as possible when applying for aid. Although international students are not eligible for federal financial assistance, they may apply for private loans.
The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF)
ASF offers fellowships, grants and research program funding for research in the U.S.
Institute of International Education (IIE)
Programs include the Fulbright Program and Gilman Scholarships. IIE provides many resources and information for International students.
Scholarships for Women
Association of Women in Science
The AWIS Educational Awards Committee is pleased to offer awards to support women planning a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship
Provides support and encouragement for independent, graduate-level research in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology, particularly for women and members of minority groups.
Scholarships for Minorities
Dr. Gombojab Hangin Memorial Scholarship for Mongolian Students.
National Federation of the Blind
Scholarship for the Blind.
National Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for Hispanic Individuals.
The National Italian American Foundation
Scholarships for Italian Americans.
45+ College Scholarships for Minority Students
Purdue Global has published a list of more than 45 various scholarships available in many different majors and fields. It is targeted specifically for minority groups to help racial and ethnic minority students pay for a college education.
Scholarships for Veterans or Active Military
Air Force Association- Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship
The Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship provides a $1,000 scholarship to an active duty Air Force, full time Air National Guard or full time Air Force Reserve (officer or enlisted) pursuing a Master’s Degree in a non-technical field of study.
Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (DEA)
The Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of certain veterans; the program offers up to 45 months of education benefits.
Scholarships for Online Students
Supports a Student Scholarship for Single Parents
Environmental Health Sciences
Air and Waste Management Association
Environmental scholarships based on air and waste management.
The Fulbright Program aims to bring a little more knowledge, a little more reason, and a little more compassion into world affairs and thereby to increase the chance that nations will learn at last to live in peace and friendship.
Humanities Grant Information – National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
Find out how to apply for a grant from the NEH, an independent grant-making agency of the U.S. government dedicated to supporting research, education, and public programs in the humanities.
Arkansas Environmental Federation
The Arkansas Environmental Federation, a business group with over 250 member companies, has provided more than $80,000 in scholarship awards to 43 students since 1992. The association awards the scholarships to assist students who intend to pursue business and/or education careers, specifically those that will address the regulatory concerns of industry with regard to sound science legislation and conservation and stewardship of Arkansas’ environment.
Free Scholarship Databases
A site that can match you up with different private scholarships. Please note that most if not all of the scholarships offered by FastWeb are for US citizens only.
A free website that “provides students with the tools they need to make informed decisions about obtaining scholarships and other forms of financial aid.” US citizens only, they offer a lot of choices for minority students as well.