Business & Professional Women's Foundation women varies February 28 Provides scholarships for women 25-30 years old (with exceptions) under Career Advancement Programs. (Regional)
Daughters of Penelope women $500-$2500 May 1 Scholarships for women seeking careers after marriage. Either applicant or husband must be of greek descent or related to DOP member.
New York Women in Communications Foundation women $2,500 - $10,000 January Various Scholarships
Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship women $2,500-$10,000 January 29 New in 2015, this scholarship supports the study of sports media communications or management and is intended for those hoping to pursue a career in sports broadcasting, reporting, programming or production. It includes an internship with CBS Radio Sports Network. Applicants must be at least a rising junior.
Carlozzi Family Scholarship women $2,500 - $10,000 January 29 Awarded to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated accomplishment as a writer.
Esperanza Scholarship women $2,500-$10,000 January Awarded to a student of Hispanic heritage pursuing the dream of a career in communications.
Hearst Scholarship women $2,500 - $10,000 January Awarded to a college sophomore, junior, or senior with a demonstrated commitment to a career in magazines (editorial or ad sales) or digital media.
Interpublic Group (IPG) Scholarship and internship women $2,500-$10,000 January Awarded to an ethnically diverse student who is currently a college junior and who has demonstrated an interest in a career in advertising or public relations. Candidates must be able to fulfill a paid internship in New York City during summer 2015.  IPG is the holding company for a large number of firms focused on communications. Some of the most well known advertising and PR brands include McCann Erickson, Draftfcb, Deutsch, Gotham, Weber Shandwick, and GolinHarris. Two scholarships awarded.
Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship and internship from Scholastic women $2,500 - $10,000 January Awarded to a student interested in communications and media relations who is able to fulfill a paid internship at the company’s New York City headquarters during summer 2015.
Meredith Corporation Scholarship women $2,500-$10,000 January 29 Awarded to a student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career in publishing (print, digital and /or marketing) and who has completed the sophomore year in college. Includes a summer internship in the Communications Department working on corporate and editorial CSR programs for college credit.
New York Women in Communications Alumna Award of Excellence women $2,500 - $10,000 January Awarded to a previous scholarship winner who is dedicated to strengthening NYWICI and has shown outstanding growth as a student since she first became a recipient. This scholarship is supported by the fund-raising efforts of previous scholarship winners.
The Roz Relin Scholarship women $2,500-$10,000 January This scholarship was established to honor a true pioneer in the field of communications. Throughout her storied career which began in advertising, Roz blazed the trail for young women. Effervescent, courageous and innovative, she shared her professional wisdom mentoring women of all ages and every discipline of communications. Her spirit lives on through New York Women in Communications, Inc., an organization to which she gave so much. Today, years after her passing, there are members who attribute their success to the generous and kind mentorship Roz provided. A woman who truly changed the organization and field of communications. The first ever Roz Relin Scholarship will be awarded to a student demonstrating excellence in communications studies and enthusiasm and commitment to the field.
Ruth Whitney Scholarship from Glamour women $2,500 - $10,000 January Awarded to a college student who has had some experience in writing, reporting, or design and who has a demonstrated interest in magazine journalism or publishing. Includes an opportunity to visit the magazine and spend a week with the editorial team.
Women's International Network of Utility professionals, Inc., Julia Kiene Fellowship women up to $1,000 May The Julia Kiene Fellowship in Electrical Energy is a grant of $2,000 annually. This fellowship was named for a past president of the organization who serves as an inspiration to young men and women who pursue careers in the electrical industry. During her long, diversified career, she taught home economics, served as Home Editor of Capper's Farmer and retired from the Westinghouse Corporation. Ms. Kiene served on the Board of Directors for the parent organization, The Electrical Women's Round Table, Inc., for many years.!fellowships/cdxn
Women's International Network of Utility professionals, Inc., Lyle Mamer Fellowship women up to $1,000 May The Lyle Mamer Fellowship is a grant of $1,000 annually. It is named for Lyle Mamer who served as an Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee College of Home Economics for 35 years. She taught household equipment, home management and demonstration techniques. She was an active member of several professional organizations, including WiNUP. She will long be remembered for her strong dedication and worthy contributions to the electrical industry.!fellowships/cdxn
Women's International Network of Utility professionals, Inc., Louisan Mamer Fellowship women up to $1,000 May The Louisan Mamer Fellowship is a grant of $500 annually. Ms. Louisan Mamer joined WiNUP in 1948 and remained a member until her death in 2006. She earned her degree in Home Economics from the University of Illinois. She worked for many years with the Rural Electrification Administration (REA) educating rural Americans on the uses of electricity. The REA “Farm Show” was an effective means of promoting electric cooperative growth, farm and home electrical equipment, and the wise use of electricity. Ms. Mamer recognized the beneficial impact electricity had on farm women with the advent of lights, electric irons, washing machine and refrigerators. She was the first woman to be awarded the Clyde T. Ellis Award in recognition of her service and accomplishments on behalf of electrical cooperatives. Her generous $20,000 contribution to WiNUP enables the organization to fund the annual fellowship in her name.!fellowships/cdxn
Business and Professional Women's Clubs of New York State, Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc. women varies February Advanced graduate study fellowships are awarded to women who are within two years of completing studies in a graduate degree program at an accredited New York State school. Candidates must show scholastic ability and need for financial assistance.
Linda Lael Miller Scholarships for Women women $1,000 August Unlike most scholarships, Linda Lael Miller’s grants may be used not only for tuition, educational fees and books, but also for child care, transportation and other expenses.
Scholarships for Women women varies varies various scholarships for women
Anne O’Hare McCormick Memorial Fund women Averages $5,000 April 1, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. ANNE O'HARE MCCORMICK MEMORIAL FUND The Anne O'Hare McCormick Memorial Fund, Inc. gives scholarships (average $5,000 each) to outstanding women students admitted to Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and show clear evidence of journalistic talent and financial need. These scholarships honor the legacy of Anne O'Hare McCormick of The New York Times. In 1937, she became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for foreign correspondence. The McCormick Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit scholarship fund, created in 1954 as a posthumous tribute by McCormick's colleagues in the Newswomen's Club of New York. Deadline: April 1, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Download the 2017-2018 application and submit it to: The application can be found here: For information, contact Jan Paschal, McCormick Fund president, at or Carolyn Purcell, McCormick Fund scholarship chair, at
The Adrienne Shelly Foundation women varies varies Supports the artistic achievements of female actors, writers and directors through a series of scholarships and grants, providing recipients with financial support and consultative access to the Foundation's advisory board of actors, directors, producers, composers, law, publicity, academic and trade professionals. Reflecting Adrienne's spirit, generosity, courage and whimsy, their goal is to recognize the tremendous passion and commitment of women artists in creating their own work, and provide them with support and guidance particularly during periods of transition and struggle
College Scholarships and Resources for Women women varies varies Various resources for women
Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $500 - $3,000 June Scholarships for Native American student majoring in print and broadcast journalism, or digital media. Students must be enrolled in a state or federally recognized tribe and must submit a FAFSA form. Criteria and forms are available from NAJA.
Cyprus Children's Fund Scholarship Endowment Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $1,000 April 30 Offers scholaships to Cypriot nationals, Greek nationals and Americans of Greek or Cypriot descent.
UJA -Federation of NY Rose Biller Scholarship Fund Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ up to $5,000 July The UJA-Federation Rose Biller Scholarship Program provides scholarships to Jewish men and women with significant economic need attending undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools.
UJA -Federation of NY Rachel and Selim Benin Scholarship Fund Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ up to $5,000 July Mr. Albert Benin has established a fund at the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York that provides scholarships to exception Jewish graduate students with substantial economic need in the physical sciences, engineering, architecture, computer science, mathematics, biological sciences or medical fields.
UJA-Federation of New York Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ varies February Offers scholarship opportunities for Jewish men and women with significant need who are legal residents of New York. To determine eligibility, visit the group's site, click on Scholarship Info and check the chart under FAQ
St. Andrews Society of Washington D.C. Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ up to $5,000 April Scholarship program with grants for students of Scottish descent studying in the United States. Include SASE with request.
Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $1,000 - $7,000 January Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships support American students of Polish descent for graduate studies in any field at colleges and universities in the United States.
Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) Scholarship Program Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ varies March 15 The JVS Scholarship Program provides qualified Jewish students whose primary residence is in Los Angeles with need-based financial aid, in the belief that education represents the first step to career success.
Charles Moo Scholarship Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $500 September 7 Write 450-700 words for the prompt, "Provide three ideas on how new businesses can use social media to increase revenue." This scholarship is open to students of Asian descent who are pursuing higher education in America.
American Indian Community House Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ varies varies If you are a documented Native American currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a graduate program, you may qualify for financial assistance from the American Indian Community House. There is no deadline to apply, and an in-person interview will be required
American Indian Graduate Center Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ varies varies Fellowship grants are available to full-time graduate students of American Indian or Alaskan Native heritage. The fellowship amount is typically between $1,000 and $5,000, but can vary from year to year. The award amount is based on applicants' unmet financial need as determined by the school's financial aid office. Please check the website and application for specific scholarship deadlines
Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $5,000 3/1/2016 Journalism and communications majors at the graduate and undergraduate level who are of Greek American heritage may apply for annual scholarships given in the amount of $5,000 in memory of Peter Agris, the late founder and publisher of The Hellenic Chronicle. The non-renewable grants have been offered by the Alpha Omega Council of New England and the Agris family for the last two decades. Criteria for candidates includes: Greek American heritage; U.S. citizenship; current full-time enrollment as a journalism or related communications major at the graduate or undergraduate level in an accredited college or university in the United States; active participation in school, community, church organizations; minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need.
Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ varies March Greek American students are eligible to apply for scholarships based on both need and merit. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited college or university
Maguire Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award of the Swiss Benevolent Society of New York Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ varies March 31 This award may be granted to a student who demonstrates sustained academic excellence (cumulative Grade Point Average at least 3.8) in a demanding study program. It is a one-time only award, and the full amount is paid to the recipient's school at the start of the fall semester. The applicant or one of his or her parents must be a Swiss national and he/she must be permanently domiciled in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, or Delaware.
Cyprus Children's Fund Scholarship Endowment Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ varies varies Offers scholarships starting at $1,000 to Cypriot nationals, Greek nationals and Americans of Greek or Cypriot descent. For an application, write The Cyprus Children's Fund, c/o 13 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016. (212) 696-4590.
Hugh Fulton Byas Memorial Grant Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $10,000 rolling The Hugh Fulton Byas Memorial Foundation's sole purpose is to make grants available to deserving students of UK origin studying in the United States. Eligibility: Applicants must be UK citizens, and must intend to pursue a course of study in the United States devoted to  world peace, journalism, Anglo-American relations or the creative arts.  Award: Up to $10,000 annually, per student. application: Contact: Hugh Fulton Byas Memorial Funds, Inc. 261 Bradley Street New Haven, Connecticut 06511 Tel. (203) 777-8356 Fax (203) 562-6288
Asian American Journalism Association Scholarships Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $250-$5,000 varies Scholarships for students in broadcast or print/photo journalism, who have an interest in improving coverage of Asian American news. This award is not limited to individuals of Asian American background.
Japanese American Citizens League Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $1,000-$5,000 March Offers a number of graduate scholarships. Applicants need not be of Japanese ancestry but must be an active, paying member of the JACL.
National Association of Black Journalists Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $500-$3,000 February Offers scholarships to African American students enrolled in an accredited program majoring in print or broadcast journalism.
National Association of Hispanic Journalists Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $1,000-$2,000 February 26th Offers scholarships to needy students who have demonstrated an interest in a career in print, broadcast, or photojournalism. Must apply for membership
National Hispanic Scholarship Fund Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $500 -$5,000 varies Offers grants to Hispanic-American undergraduates and graduate students who are either US citizens or permanent residents of Hispanic parentage, with full-time, daytime school status. Recommended GPA of at least 3.0 is desireable.
La Unidad Latina Foundation Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $500-$1,000 Feb & Oct La Unidad Latina offers scholarships to graduate students of Hispanic backgrounds. Grants are also awarded to student-run organizations and projects that support the educational improvement and civic empowerment of the Latino community.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $5,000 April CHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.
Deadline Club (New York City Chapter) Regional/Government $2,500 April 3 Offers scholarships to students majoring in print or broadcast journalism, digital media, or the communications fields at area schools with campus chapters of SPJ, as well as current student members of the Deadline Club majoring in these fields. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence, student performance in journalism, career potential and service to SPJ or commitment to its mission.
The Point Foundation Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ varies January Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Financial Growth for LGBTQ Scholarship Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $750 October 15 To grow your career and financial success, some combination of supervisors, competitors, customer, or clients need to recognize your value. It's easier for people to recognize your value if it's easy to find information about you. LinkedIn provides an opportunity to detail your academic and professional interests and success, while connecting with other professionals. LinkedIn also helps you be found through internal search and traditional web search.
Roosevelt Lovett Memorial Scholarship Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $750 July This $750 scholarship will be awarded to an African American student in community college, trade school, university, or grad school
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ varies July The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) awards numerous scholarships of $1,000 or more to Korean American college students currently enrolled in a full-time graduate program within the US. Scholarship recipients are chosen on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community service
South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $1,000-$5,000 March Among the $36,000 in scholarships that SAJA gives out are several graduate scholarships that range from $1,000 to $5,000. Each year, at least a couple of the winners are incoming - or graduating - Columbia Journalism School students. The deadline is usually in early March
Guy P. Gannett Foundation Scholarship Regional/Government varies May 1 Will provide full tuition and expenses to students from maine pursuing careers in journalism. Students selected will be chosen based on demonstrated interest in journalism, financial need, and academic performance. Recipients will be graduates of Main High schools or home schooled in Maine who are pursuing degrees in Journalism.
Journalism Foundation of Metropolitan St. Louis Regional/Government varies May Students of Journalism or related fields who are residents of the St. Louis metropolitan area are eligible to receive scholarships.
PICA Club Regional/Government $1,000 June 27 The Pacific Islanders' Cultural Association is making available a limited number of $1000 educational scholarships for qualified Pacific Islander students who are either starting or continuing college or professional/trade school studies.
Press Club of Dallas Foundation Scholarship Regional/Government varies May Offers scholarships to students from Texas who are studying journalism or any of its related fields. The selection committee considers a broad range of criteraia, including academic standing, work samples, recommendations and career goals.
Veteran Educational Assistance Program Regional/Government varies varies VEAP is available if you elected to make contributions from your military pay to participate in this education benefit program. Your contributions are matched on a $2 for $1 basis by the Government. You may use these benefits for degree, certificate, correspondence, apprenticeship/on-the-job training programs, and vocational flight training programs. In certain circumstances, remedial, deficiency, and refresher training may also be available.
Yellow Ribbon Program/Post-9/11 GI Bill® Regional/Government varies varies Currently the Post-9/11 GI Bill® pays up to the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition and fees. Effective August 1, 2011 the Post-9/11 GI Bill will pay all pay all public school in-state tuition and fees or up to $17,500 annually for a private school. Columbia Journalism school accepts up to 5 students per-term on the Yellow Ribbon Program, and awards $3,004 (or about 2 credits) per-student, per-term. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at
Communities Foundation of Texas Regional/Government varies varies Offers scholarships to students majoring in print, film, broadcasting, design, or electronic communication; and who has a demonstrated interest in aviation. Applicants must also be a US citizen, be in need of financial assistance and have a minimum 2.75 GPA
Inlaks Scholarship International All inclusive up to $85,000 April 15 Inlaks Scholarships provide the opportunity to young people with exceptional talent in any field to broaden their vision abrod and imporove their skills to operate in society.
Aga Khan Foundation International 50% Grant 50% Loan March 31 The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies.
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans International Maintenance & Tuition November This foundation supports "new Americans:" any individual who is a resident alien (i.e. holds a Green Card), has been naturalized as a US citizen or is the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens. Applications can be downloaded at
La Caixa International tuition varies La Caixa, the largest savings bank in Spain, sponsors 50 Spanish students each year to pursue advanced academic degrees in the US.
Fundacio'n ICO/Instituto de Cre'dito Oficial International tuition and living varies The ICO offers a maximum of 10 scholarships for Spanish citizens pursuing advanced degrees of relevance for the Spanish economy in foreign institutions.
Fulbright Program for Non-US Students International Cost of attendance August The Fullbright Program enables more than 1300 new Foreign Fullbright Fellows to enter U.S. academic programs each year. Foreign students may apply for Fullbright Fellowships through the bi-national Fullbright Commission or U.S. Embassies in their home countries.
Fulbright-Platinum Triangle Scholarship in Entrepreneurship International Cost of attendance August 1 The Fullbright-Platinum Triangle Scholarship in Entrepreneurship is for talented New Zealanders in knowledge economy related fields to study towards a Master's degree at an American university, as well as gain professional work experience in the US and in New Zealand. One highly prestigious and competitive scholarship will be offered each year to an emerging entrepreneur who shows academic excellence, leadership potential and the ability to make a real contribution to the development of New Zealand's knowledge economy, as well as be a cultural ambassador for New Zealand.
Fundacion Caja Madrid International Cost of attendance varies Caja Madrid, a savings bank in Spain, runs one of the major scholarship programs in the country for Spanish citizens pursuing advanced degrees abroad.
CONICYT Becas-Chile Scholarship International Cost of attendance varies Rewarded to permanent residents of Chile, to begin or continue studies leading to the award of a Doctoral Degree in institutions of excellence abroad.
Instituto Ling [Journalist Vision Scholarship] International $35,000-$55,000 varies The Scholarship Program Journalist Vision aims to identify the young talents of the Brazilian press, offering scholarships to journalists in activity courses for Masters and Post Graduation at the best universities in the United States and Europe.
Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship International varies varies The Muskie Program is open to graduate students and professionals from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan for one year non-degree, one-year degree, or two-year degree study in the United States. In order to be eligible for the Muskie Program, applicants must currently reside in their country of citizenship.
Banco de Credito BCP Peru International varies varies This is a student loan program for Peruvian students. Once approved, loan funds can be wired directly to your tuition bill and living expense funds can be wired to your own savings accounts. Interest rates may vary.
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans International varies varies This foundation supports “New Americans”: any individual who is a resident alien (i.e. holds a Green Card), has been naturalized as a U.S. citizen or is the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens
Fundación Rafael Del Pino International varies varies Fundación Rafael Del Pino offers a maximum of 15 grants yearly for Spanish graduates, for the advancement of their studies in universities and research centers. The grants include tuition and a maximum of €25.000 yearly for living expenses.
Instituto de Crédito Oficial International varies varies The ICO offers a maximum of 10 scholarships for Spanish citizens pursuing advanced degrees of relevance for the Spanish economy in foreign institutions.
Institute for Humane Studies Database $750-$15,000 January Founded in 1961 by F.A. “Baldy” Harper, the Institute for Humane Studies advances a freer society by discovering and facilitating the development of talented, productive students, scholars, and other intellectuals who share an interest in liberty.
Institute of International Education (IIE) International VARIES VARIES The IIE seeks to foster educational change and has great resources for exchange students.
International Financial Aid and Scholarship Search Database VARIES VARIES The IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listing plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.
Central Scholarship Bureau Database $10,000-$40,000 VARIES Founded in Baltimore in 1924, Central Scholarship Bureau (CSB) helps students in Maryland realize their academic and professional goals through interest-free loans and grants to attend accredited institutions within the United States. Providing access to higher education is the cornerstone of CSB’s philosophy. At CSB, students find the money they need (up to $10,000 a year) for their education.
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Humane Studies Fellowships Interschool Fellowship $750-$15,000 January Awards outstanding students in social sciences, law, and humanities (with a demonstrated interest in the classical liberal tradition" and intent on pursuing a scholarly or intellectual career. Residential Summer Fellowship awards graduate students in the social sciences, humanities, and law to encourage interdisciplinary study. Nonresidential Summer Fellowship awards graduate students and recent graduates, helping place them in strategic positions in journalism, film, etc..
John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation (radio) Interschool Fellowship $5,000 varies Scholarships awarded to undergraduate level students studying for a career in radio. Applicants must include transcripts and three letters of recommendation with their applications.
Council for The Advancement of Science Writing (CASW) Interschool Fellowship varies varies Offers the Rennie Taylor/Alton Blakeslee Graduate Fellowship in Science Writing. Applicants must take the science writing seminar at the Journalism School.
National Press Photographers Foundation, Inc. Interschool Fellowship VARIES varies Administers several scholarship funds. A student may apply for more than one scholarship but will not be awarded more than one per year. (9 Scholarships in total)
Bob Baxter Scholarship Interschool Fellowship $2,000 April Named for a New Jersey photographer who was paralyzed in an auto accident but continued to pursue photojournalism education. Baxter set up this scholarship before his death. Open to undergraduate and graduate students.
Yoder TV NewsVideo Workshop Interschool Fellowship $1,000 January NPPA Sprague Award winner G. Gordon Yoder was a combat correspondent-photographer in Korea, a network photojournalist covering news including the civil rights movement in 1950’s – 1960’s. He designed and manufactured the innovative 16mm Yoder Sound Camera -- the standard for TV stations and networks. This scholarship is open to working TV photojournalists wishing to attend the NPPA TV NewsVideo Workshop. Candidates must have at least one year full-time employment at a TV station, network or cable news operation.
Kit C. King Interschool Fellowship $2,000 April As chief photographer at The Spokesman Review and Chronicle, Kit King died in a Snake River fishing accident in November 1991. Gritty documentary photojournalism was his trademark. He was a compassionate photographer who cared about who he photographed. Applicant must be pursuing a graduate degree in photojournalism.
College Photographer of the Year International Interschool Fellowship $1,000 April This competition, conducted by Kappa Alpha Mu and the University of Missouri School of Journalism, recognizes work by students currently pursuing a degree. The NPPF Booster Club provides the $1,000 Col. William Lookadoo award and the $500 Milton Freier award.
NPPF Still and Multimedia Scholarship Interschool Fellowship $1,000 April A grant provided by the Endowment Fund is given each year to a student showing aptitude and potential in the use of photographs as a communications tool and who intends to pursue a career in photojournalism.
Bob East Photojournalism Scholarship Interschool Fellowship $1,000 April A grant is available to students pursuing a career in newspaper photojournalism from an endowment established by the Miami Herald in memory of Bob East, Sr. whose contributions to photojournalism spanned 45 years.
Reid Blackburn Photojournalism Scholarship Interschool Fellowship $1,000 April For a photojournalism student selected on philosophy and goals of photojournalism as a career.
Overseas Press Club Foundation (14 individually named scholarships) Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December OPCF awards 12 scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students, studying at American colleges and universities, who aspire to become foreign correspondents. The program involves funding and a post-graduate internship with Reuters, AP, or (soon) Global Post. Publications select applicants, OPCF funds those positions.
DAVID R. SCHWEISBERG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Sponsored by the Schweisberg Family Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December Schweisberg joined United Press International in 1980 and worked for its bureaus in Detroit, New York, Washington, Hong Kong and Tokyo. In 1987 he established UPI’s bureau in Beijing. During the Tiananmen Square student uprising in 1989, his astute dispatches, delivered under the threat of censor and arrest by the Chinese authorities, were read and heard throughout the world. He was one of the last reporters to leave when the protest was finally crushed by the Chinese Army.
REUTERS SCHOLARSHIP Sponsored by Reuters Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December Presented by one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious newsgathering organizations, this award reflects a commitment by Reuters to help foster the careers of correspondents with an interest in international economics. Founded in London in 1851, Reuters employs 2,300 editorial staff, journalists, photographers and camera operators in 196 bureaus serving approximately 130 countries
HARPER’S MAGAZINE SCHOLARSHIP in memory of I.F.Stone Endowed by John R. MacArthur, Publisher of Harper’s, and the Pierre F. Simon Charitable Trust Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December In a career that spanned more than 65 years, Stone, a veteran Washington reporter, is best known for publishing I.F. Stone's Weekly from 1953 to 1971, a newsletter that printed the news that was overlooked in the mainstream press. His work almost single-handedly revived investigative reporting. He is remembered as a tough-minded but pacifist gadfly, a tireless examiner of public records, a hectoring critic of public officials, and a pugnacious advocate of civil liberties, peace and truth.
IRENE CORBALLY KUHN SCHOLARSHIP Endowed by the Scripps Howard Foundation Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December Despite amazing obstacles, Irene fought her way onto news staffs in New York, Paris and Shanghai. After the death of her husband in China, Irene was hired as a reporter by her friend Roy W. Howard, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the New York World Telegram. Irene was the first person to tell the world about the romance between Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson. Her 1938 autobiography, “Assigned to Adventure,” was a best-seller. A founding member of the Overseas Press Club, Irene died in December of 1995 at the age of 97.
H.L. STEVENSON SCHOLARSHIP Sponsored by donations from family and friends Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December Former OPC and Foundation president, H.L .Stevenson rose through the ranks of UPI from regional editor in the South to editor-in-chief in New York City where he retired in the mid-80s as a legend, a powerhouse, a terror and an inspiration. He supervised coverage of the Apollo moon landing, the Middle East conflicts and the energy crisis. As president of the OPC Foundation, he started the current scholarship program.
STAN SWINTON SCHOLARSHIP Endowed by the Swinton Family Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December Stan Swinton spent 42 years with the Associated Press, filing stories with his byline from 100 different countries. He joined AP in 1940 and also worked for Stars and Stripes during World War II. One of his best known stories was an eyewitness account from behind the German lines in 1945 in which he described how Benito Mussolini was slain and hung upside down by Communist partisans in Milan.
EMANUEL R. FREEDMAN SCHOLARSHIP Endowed by family Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December Emanuel R. Freedman, known as Manny, was the foreign editor of The New York Times for 16 years and then an assistant managing editor. He died in 1971 and his widow, Eva Bermant, endowed the scholarship with her second husband, Tobias Bermant. Freedman is credited with hiring an entire generation of correspondents for the Times and building its global presence during his career there, which lasted from 1948 to 1971. He guided coverage of such events as the Korean conflict, the Hungarian uprising and the Suez crisis of 1956, and the 1954 Geneva conference on Indochina.
THEO WILSON SCHOLARSHIP Sponsored by donations from family and friends Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December Theo Wilson was the most famed reporter of the New York Daily News when it was the country’s biggest newspaper. She was considered one of the best trial reporters in the business. She flourished from the 1950s into the 1970s and she liked a good time. She also covered the space program, Jacqueline Kennedy’s travels to the Middle East, among other stories. She was an OPC member, good company and popular with colleagues.
ROY ROWAN SCHOLARSHIP Endowed by family, friends and admirers Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December Roy Rowan, correspondent, writer, editor and former OPC President, spent 35 years at Time serving as bureau chief in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Rome, Tokyo, Bonn and Chicago, and as Assistant Managing Editor for the weekly Life in charge of news. As a foreign correspondent, he covered the civil war in China, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War and was among the last Americans evacuated from Saigon by helicopter in 1975. Rowan has written scores of articles for Fortune and other national magazines and is author of several books. He has spent his career encouraging other journalists to follow their dreams, a commitment he continues with talented scholarship winners.
FLORA LEWIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Endowed by the Pierre F. Simon Charitable Trust Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December Flora Lewis was a Paris-based commentator on international events for The New York Times for over 25 years. Her indefatigable reporting and graceful writing received wide recognition. She received more than a half-dozen honorary doctorates, lifetime achievement awards from the OPC Foundation and the National Press Club, and awards from the Columbia University School of Journalism and the Aspen Institute. The French government made her a Chevalier in the Legion of Honor.
STANDARD & POOR'S AWARD FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS REPORTING Endowed by Standard & Poor's Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December The S&P scholarship was created specifically to encourage talented young reporters considering careers in financial journalism. It is intended to reward the study of accounting, financial analysis, and investment research related to the functioning of global financial markets and to enhance the coverage and understanding of international business and investing. Standard & Poor’s is the world’s foremost provider of financial market intelligence, including independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data.
THE JERRY FLINT SCHOLARSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS REPORTING Supported by family and friends Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December Jerry Flint began his career at the Wall Street Journal in ­­­1956 and spent ­­ 12 years at The New York Times. He joined Forbes in 1979, holding several senior positions and covering international stories in Cuba, Nicaragua, and Africa. In 1996, Flint became a columnist writing about the automotive industry, where he earned the moniker, Dean of Automotive Writers. He received numerous awards and was recognized by his peers as one of the smartest, most contrarian, relentless reporters in the last century. Flint’s reputation lay in his ability to see a story for what it was, not for what it appeared to be. Click here for more on his career.
THE WALTER & BETSY CRONKITE SCHOLARSHIP FOR ASPIRING FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS Supported by CBS News and friends Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December Walter Cronkite was called "the most trusted man in America" during his two decades as anchor of The CBS Evening News. He began his career as a correspondent for United Press International during World War II, then joined CBS television in 1950 as a reporter. He became the evening news anchor in 1962 and held that post until his retirement in 1981, ending each broadcast with "...and that's the way it is," his television signature. Betsy, his wife of nearly 65 years, was also a veteran foreign correspondent for the Voice of America and the Kansas City Star.
National Press club Interschool Fellowship $5,000 May Offers the Dennis Feldman Fellowship for graduate students in journalism. Winners will receive a one-year stipend to help defray post-graduate tuition costs. Applications must be enrolled in or in the process of applying for, admission to an accredited graduate program in journalism. To receive an application, please send your request in writing along with SASE.
Eugene C. Pulliam Editorial Writing fellowship Interschool Fellowship $75,000 June 22 The Sigma Delta Chi Foundation provides a grant to an outstanding editorial writer to help broaden his or her journalistic horizons an knowledge of the world through travel or study. The award can be used to cover the cost of study at a university or college. Applicants must have three years of full-time editorial writing experience. Applications should be accompanied by an employer's endorsement.
Radio and Television news Directors Foundation, Inc. Interschool Fellowship $1,000 varies Offers several scholarships for qualifying students. Any graduate student enrolled in an electronic journalism sequence at an accredited university is eligible to apply.
Roothbert Fund, Inc. Interschool Fellowship $2,000-$3,000 January Offers a scholarship to an individual committed to spiritual values and an inclination to teach. Interviews are important and may be required. Include #10 SASE with request.
William B. Ruggles Journalism Scholarship Interschool Fellowship $2,000 December Applicants are limited to graduate or undergraduate students majoring in journalism or related majors, in institutions of higher learning throughout the United States. Officers, directors and employees of the National Institute for Labor Relations Research, the National Right to Work Committee, Members of the Selection Review Committee and their families are not eligible. Applicant must demonstrate potential for successful completion of the educational requirements in an accredited journalism program by submitting a transcript or copy of acceptance letter from the school you are attending or will attend. Applicant must also demonstrate an understanding of the principles of voluntary unionism and the economic and social problems of compulsory unionism by submitting an essay of approximately 500 words.
Stoody-West Fellowship Interschool Fellowship $6,000 March The $6,000 Stoody-West Fellowships in religious journalism are offered in recognition of the work and lives of Dr. Ralph Stoody and Dr. Arthur West, who were leaders in public relations and information services in The United Methodist Church.
Financial Success for Single Mothers Scholarship Miscellaneous $750 October 1 Single mothers face a tough challenge in having to make a better life for two. I was raised by a mother in this position, who often sacrificed and made decisions with my best interest in mind. Now, I'd like to try and help someone else who is trying to improve her life and that / those of her child(ren) by pursuing higher education.
Car Covers Scholarship Miscellaneous $1,000 December 15 A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded for the topic “How to Make Your Car Last Forever”
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CourseHorse Learner's Scholarship Miscellaneous $1,000 May 15 Every year the CourseHorse Learner’s Scholarship recognizes students who value education and aspire towards lifelong learning. Our mission is to facilitate learning opportunities for everyone, to increase ease and confidence in discovering one’s path to personal enrichment. We are looking for students who are passionate about learning and will never stop discovering.
Mometrix College Scholarships Miscellaneous $500-$2500 May 20 In 2000 characters (approx. 400 words) or less tell us what test preparation practices work best for you and why.
Lemann Foundation Interschool Fellowship Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ varies January 15 The Lemann Fellowship program aims to contribute accelerating positive social change in Brazil through providing financial assistance to master’s students with commitment to addressing crucial development challenges facing Brazil such as public health and education. The program aims to support the education of students committed to building a stronger, more effective public sector, strengthening corporate social responsibility, and contributing in other innovative ways to cultivate positive social change and economic development in Brazil.  The Fellowships are made possible through the generosity of Brazilian entrepreneur Jorge Paulo Lemann and the Fundação Lemann (Lemann Foundation).
DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Miscellaneous varies varies Our primary goal is to facilitate transatlantic mobility to Germany for US and Canadian scholars, therefore Germany must be a component of your intended academic travel. Funding is awarded on a competitive basis; we consider the academic merit of the individual, the feasibility and quality of the proposal, and the impact of the applicant and application as a whole.
Helsingin Sanomat Foundation Fellowship International (Finnish) varies July This scholarship is for journalists who are citizens of Finland. Please contact the Journalism School for additional information at
Chereddi NarayanaRao & Radhamanohari (of Guntur, A.P) International $2,000 September 30 TANA Foundation of USA is pleased to announce Graduate Scholarships for Telugu students who are currently residing in Andhra Pradesh ONLY to pursue higher education in the USA.
Gadde Sitaramamma & Tirupataiah (of Tullur, Guntur Dt., A.P) International $2,000 September 30 TANA Foundation of USA is pleased to announce Graduate Scholarships for Telugu students who are currently residing in Andhra Pradesh ONLY to pursue higher education in the USA.
Guthikonda BasavapunnaRao & Umadevi (of Tenali, Guntur Dt., A.P) International $2,000 september 30 TANA Foundation of USA is pleased to announce Graduate Scholarships for Telugu students who are currently residing in Andhra Pradesh ONLY to pursue higher education in the USA.
Guthikonda Ramabrahmam & Balamani (of Moparru, Guntur Dt., A.P) International $2,000 september 30 TANA Foundation of USA is pleased to announce Graduate Scholarships for Telugu students who are currently residing in Andhra Pradesh ONLY to pursue higher education in the USA.
Kodali Veeraiah & Sarojini (of Tenali, Guntur Dt., A.P) International $2,000 July TANA Foundation of USA is pleased to announce Graduate Scholarships for Telugu students who are currently residing in Andhra Pradesh ONLY to pursue higher education in the USA.
Vallabhaneni Sukundamma & Lakshmaiah (of Zampani, Guntur Dt., A.P) International $2,000 July TANA Foundation of USA is pleased to announce Graduate Scholarships for Telugu students who are currently residing in Andhra Pradesh ONLY to pursue higher education in the USA.
TANA Foundation Graduate Scholarship International $2,000 July TANA Foundation of USA is pleased to announce Graduate Scholarships for Telugu students who are currently residing in Andhra Pradesh ONLY to pursue higher education in the USA.
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Miscellaneous varies varies The Humphrey Fellowship Program is for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. and Fellows’ home countries. As a non-degree program, the Fellowship offers valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, and practical work experiences. During the year, Fellows pursue both their individual program goals and work closely with their Humphrey colleagues in workshops and seminars. Unlike a typical graduate school experience, the Program encourages Fellows to travel away from their host campus to learn more about American culture and to network with their American peers. If you are interested in broadening your perspectives and becoming a global leader, the Humphrey Fellowship is for you.
Alexia Women's Initiative Grant Women $25,000 June 30 Provides a grant for a project to be produced on a significant issue involving and affecting women anywhere in the world. this call for entries is open to photographers any where in the world and is intended to permit the photographer to produce a serious documentary photographic project encompassing any issue involving women anywhere in the world.
Alexia Foundation Student Grants Photography varies March 8 Student applicants are encouraged to consider projects that explore cultural understanding in or near their local community. While the Foundation does not discourage proposals on topics outside the students’ region, no extra weight is given to these topics when determining winning Grant recipients. Rather, the Foundation believes applicants are more likely to complete a story closer to their school or home than one that requires travel.
Alexia Foundation Professional Grants Photography $20,000 February 7 The Alexia Foundation (Foundation) offers a professional Alexia Grant to enable professional photographers and visual journalists to produce substantial bodies of work that share the Foundation’s goals of promoting world peace and cultural understanding. Grants are administered by the Foundation and the Alexia Chair at the Newhouse School at Syracuse University. Database varies varies Whether you’re just starting to explore journalism as a possible major, or whether you’ve already been doing journalistic work for years, there are a number of journalism scholarships available for students.
RTDNA Pete Wilson Scholarship Regional/Government $2,000 2016 The Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship was established in 2007 by Wilson's friends and colleagues. The scholarship is granted to an undergraduate or graduate journalism student who is from the San Francisco Bay Area or is attending a college or university in the Bay Area, who shares Wilson's commitment to ethical, responsible journalism. The scholarship alternates each year between undergraduate and graduate students.
Lilly Scholarships in Religion for Journalists Religion $5,000 quarterly Journalists interested in taking college courses in religion or spirituality may apply for a scholarship program offered by the Religion Newswriters Association.
Sacramento Press Club - Earl "Squire" Behrens Regional/Government $8,000 March The Sacramento Press Club has offered scholarships to students who are preparing for a journalism career. Applicants must also have a connection to the Sacramento region.
Sacramento Press Club - Jean Stephens Regional/Government $6,000 March The Sacramento Press Club has offered scholarships to students who are preparing for a journalism career. Applicants must also have a connection to the Sacramento region.
Sacramento Press Club - Dan Walters Regional/Government $4,000 March The Sacramento Press Club has offered scholarships to students who are preparing for a journalism career. Applicants must also have a connection to the Sacramento region.
Sacramento Press Club - Joan Lunden Regional/Government $4,000 March The Sacramento Press Club has offered scholarships to students who are preparing for a journalism career. Applicants must also have a connection to the Sacramento region.
Sacramento Press Club - Bob Fairbanks Regional/Government $4,000 March The Sacramento Press Club has offered scholarships to students who are preparing for a journalism career. Applicants must also have a connection to the Sacramento region.
Sacramento Press Club - Jerry Gillam Regional/Government $4,000 March The Sacramento Press Club has offered scholarships to students who are preparing for a journalism career. Applicants must also have a connection to the Sacramento region.
Sacramento Press Club - Nereida Skelton Regional/Government $4,000 March The Sacramento Press Club has offered scholarships to students who are preparing for a journalism career. Applicants must also have a connection to the Sacramento region.
American Copy Editors Society - Merv Aubespin Miscellaneous varies varies Mervin R. Aubespin, a past president of NABJ from 1983-1985, is a founding director of the ACES Education Fund. Considered the “godfather” of ACES, he is a lifelong champion of copy editors and, as the chairman of the Human Resources Committee of the American Society of Newspaper Editors in the mid-1990s, helped develop the idea of the American Copy Editors Society. The top scholarship award is named in his honor. For 34 years, he worked as an artist, reporter and editor at the the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Ky. He was named the 2010 recipient of Louisville’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Award and is a member of the Kentucky Journalists Hall of Fame.
American Copy Editors Society - Robinson Prize Miscellaneous $3,000 December 31 Nominees are evaluated on a combination of elements, which can include editing, design, mentoring and training, fostering a sense of teamwork and pride among colleagues, and anything else that furthers the craft of professional editing.
Grattan & Stephen T. Gray Scholarship Regional/Government varies February 22 Endowed by the employees of the Monroe Evening News at the time of the completion of their buyout of the paper, this fund provides scholarships to graduates of Monroe County High Schools and high schools in Gibralter, New Boston, Huron, Milan or Flat Rock who are entering the field of journalism.
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee - Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarships Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $2,500 March 30 To honor Arab American students who excel in media studies.
New York Financial Writers’ Association Financial varies April Offers a number of scholarships to enrolled undergraduate or graduate journalism students in the tri-state New York area who are seriously interested in pursuing a career in business and financial journalism.
HENAAC Scholarship Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $5,000 - $10,000 April 30 HENAAC scholarship recipients continue to pave the way for future generations of Hispanics and lead by example to empower our communities and enhance our nation’s professional technical workforce.
The German Marhsall Fund of the United States Miscellaneous varies varies Since its inception, the German Marshall Fund has brought Americans and Europeans together to increase understanding and to build transatlantic networks among the political, media, business, and nonprofit communities. GMF works closely with partner organizations to sponsor a range of fellowship and exchange programs designed to provide both broad cultural exposure and more targeted opportunities for learning about specialized policy issues.
American Copy Editors Society - Headline contest Miscellaneous $50-$300 February 5 ACES’ premier contest aims to reward good headline writing in newspapers, nonnewspaper publications, websites, and now even Twitter.
CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $500-$1,000 varies Applicant must be of Latino descent and be a California resident or be attending school in California. Essay, reference letters, transcripts, and samples of work required to be submitted. Selection is based upon commitment to a career in journalism, financial need, scholastic achievement, and community awareness.
Carlos M. Castaneda Journalism Scholarship Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $7,000 April Applicant must be a Spanish-speaking journalist or journalism student who is proficient in the Spanish language and who is able to write in that language at a professional level. Candidate must also demonstrate a sincere desire to pursue a career in the field of journalism in Spanish, have knowledge and interest for Hispanic culture and be up-to-date on current events in Latin America. A second year scholarship may be granted after viewing the recipient's grade point average, general performance, and recommendations of his/her professors.
OnlineMastersPrograms Database varies varies Our directory of graduate-level scholarships is an excellent place to start your search for assistance in earning your master’s online. With over 2,500 sources of aid (and counting) in our database, and a selection of filters to narrow the list of scholarships down, every current or aspiring graduate student can find scholarships they not only qualify for, but can compete for and earn. Be sure to check the database often, as our selection and information on each scholarship is regularly updated.
Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship Miscellaneous $500-$2500 varies In 2012, Belluck & Fox, LLP launched its inaugural mesothelioma essay contest. Nearly 60 entries were received for the contest and $10,000 in prize money was offered. Participants wrote essays on a variety of mesothelioma topics: a mesothelioma sufferer’s personal story, the history of asbestos use in American industry / manufacturing, and the latest developments in medical treatments for mesothelioma.
JORNALISTA DE VISÃO (Brazil) Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ varies varies Institute Ling initiative, supported by PR machine, the Scholarship Program of Study Overview of Journalist aims to recognize young talent of the Brazilian press, increasing your training with scholarships for Master's and Specialization in the best universities of the United States and Europe.The goal of the program is to identify young people with outstanding leadership profile, professional activity and academic performance and provide that boost their development so that they can significantly contribute to the Brazilian journalism in the near future.Since 2010, when it was launched, the program has awarded 44 scholarships. This represents an investment of US $ 1.5 million in grants and consolidates the Vision Journalist as the leading independent program devoted to first-line education abroad to the Brazilian press professionals.
William Georgetti Scholarship (New Zealand) International varies March The William Georgetti Scholarship was established to encourage postgraduate study and research, normally in New Zealand, in a field that in the opinion of the Scholarship Board, is important to the social, cultural or economic development of New Zealand.
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS) women upto $10,000 December The International Peace Scholarship Fund, established in 1949, is a program which provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada. Members of P.E.O. believe that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding.
Todd Foundation (New Zealand) International varies September Awards and Scholarships include a doctoral scholarship in energy research and awards for excellence for research projects that are likely to directly benefit New Zealand and its people, carried out in approved universities and polytechnics.
Islamic Scholarship Fund Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $2,000-$5000 March 21 ISF offers many joint and sponsored scholarships with partner organizations, masjids, student/alumni associations and private sponsors that share its mission and vision. Applicants who are associated with any of our joint scholarship programs should make that selection on the online application to be given priority.
Foundation Study (Brazil) International varies March 27 Nearly 25 years ago, the Foundation Study selects the brightest young country offering merit scholarship to route the best schools in Brazil and the world. These young people are part of the Community Study and receive all the necessary support to accelerate your personal and professional development.
OAS Scholarships Regular Program International Upto $30,000 April 13 OAS Academic Scholarships are awarded for full-time studies at any university in an OAS Member State, with the exception of the applicant’s sponsoring country. Study Modality: Onsite, Online or a combination of both. OAS Academic Scholarships are awarded for a period of no more than two (2) academic years. OAS Scholarship Recipients must return and remain in the sponsoring country for a period of no less than twenty four (24) months * after completing the program of study. * The requirement to remain in the sponsoring country upon the completion of study, also applies to those who completed their studies online. OAS Scholarships awarded for graduate studies and or research, should be framed within the eight (8) OAS priority areas contemplated in the plan. The OAS does not award scholarships for studies in Medical Sciences and the learning of new languages. OAS Staff members, OAS Consultants, Staff members of the Permanent Missions to the OAS, and their relatives are not eligible* to apply for an OAS Scholarship.
Giva Miscellaneous $1,000 June 1st Giva will award $1000 scholarshipsto undergraduate or graduate students who write thoughtful essays in answering the following questions:How will you use your talents and education to make the world a better place for future generations? What are your career and personal goals and why?
Fantasy Sports Daily Miscellaneous $1,000 April 1 is awarding a general academic scholarship of $1,000 to eligible college students.  Each candidate must answer four personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions.
Civil Society Leadership Award International merit-based July 15th The Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA) provide fully funded master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities.
BluefireBroadBand Scholarshp Miscellaneous $500 June 1, 2016 The Blue Fire Broadband Rural Scholarship Opportunity is sponsored by Blue Fire Broadband and is open to all high school seniors and full-time college students in the United States that maintain a 2.5 GPA.
Al Young Sports Journalism Scholarship Miscellaneous $2,500 October 30 Scholarship honoree, Al Young is an award-winning journalist who continues to influence many people within the community. He has fostered an interactive dynamic for Asian Americans within the sports journalism field. Across four decades, Mr. Young has been an influential writer and editor at some of the nation’s top news outlets including the Boston Globe, USA Today and New York Daily News.
Good Call Miscellaneous $2,500 July 31 Write an essay between 400 and 500 words detailing one of the most important decisions you've made in your life. What information did you rely on? What decision did you make? How did you know it was the right choice?
CourseHorse Learner's Scholarship Miscellaneous $1,000 5/15/2016 The CourseHorse Learner’s Scholarship recognizes young people who demonstrate a dedication to education and aspiration towards lifelong learning
Google News Lab Fellowship miscellaneous $8,500 stipend 1/15/2016 The Google News Lab Fellowship offers students interested in journalism and technology the opportunity to spend the summer working at relevant organizations across the US to gain valuable experience and make lifelong contacts and friends.
Hearst Journalism Fellowship miscellaneous varies 1/11/2016 The program consists of two 12-month rotations at our top metro papers and websites. Fellows are full-fledged journalists expected to make significant, valuable contributions in a variety of roles and platforms. There is no better place to start.
Higher Education Scholarship miscellaneous $800 6/15/2016 In order to apply, write a 500+ word essay on why higher an education is important. Give us examples of how you’ve persevered through life’s obstacles in order to get an education. Tell us about what you have learned from these challenges, and how they will help prepare you for the challenges you face as a student in a higher education environment? Give examples, and defend your answer.
Scholarships and Grants for Asian-American and Pacific Islander Students Database varies varies This organization’s scholarships are open to full-time, undergraduate students who are citizens of the United States, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia or Palau. Students must attend one of 18 AANAPISI colleges, including American Samoa Community College, California State University East Bay, California State University Sacramento, City College of San Francisco and the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Van Winkle's Scholarship miscellaneous $1,500 5/15/2016 Van Winkle's is a new website dedicated to sleep, a journalistic exploration of how sleep affects and informs our lives. The Van Winkle's research scholarship program provides students interested in sleep and/or journalism with $1,500 in support. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in a higher education program.
Oppenheimer Memorial Trust (South Africa) International varies varies To help deserving students pursue a postgraduate specialisation overseas that cannot be pursued locally. The grants are not awarded to undergraduate or honours studies. A limited number of grants are awarded each year. Preference is given to candidates with a proven record of academic excellence coupled with financial need. The grant goes towards full-time study. Contact: The Manager - Tel: 011 551 9502
OPEC Fund for International Development International up to $50,000 5/1/2016 OFID scholarships will be awarded to four students or candidates for master’s degree studies. Applicants must be from a developing country (except OFID Member Countries), and he/she must first obtain admission to pursue a Master’s degree studies in a relevant field of development, from any recognized university/college in the world. Through its scholarship scheme, OFID aims to help highly motivated, highly driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of graduate studies. The winners of the OFID Scholarship Award will receive a scholarship of up to US$50,000. The funds will be spread over a maximum of one year, toward the completion of a Master’s degree, or its equivalent, at an accredited educational institution, starting in the autumn of the academic year 2016/2017.
Varsity Tutors miscellaneous $1,000 varies Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here:! college-scholarship
Society of Women Engineers women varies varies SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited bachelor or graduate student programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States. In 2015, SWE disbursed approximately 220 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $660,000.
Islamic Scholarship Fund Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $10,000 - $20,000 6/15/2016 The Islamic Scholarship Fund Film Grant specifically aims to facilitate and support Muslims entering the world of film, who intend to create artistic, engaging and positive stories about Muslims.  The chosen recipient will receive a grant, which allows them to focus their energy and attention entirely on the creative process.  Grant recipients will also receive mentorship and/or networking opportunities from an industry professional to help further the advancement of their script and film.  The grant will be split into two categories: narrative and documentary. Narratives will be awarded $20,000 and documentary will be awarded $10,000.
Scholarships for Women in Computer Science women varies varies Scholarships for women studying computer science: - Volunteer Scholarship miscellaneous $1,000 7/15/2016 is offering a $1000 scholarship to an eligible student who has served as a volunteer in a senior living community within the past year. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Fall of 2016, will receive a $1000 for tuition and/or books. - Caregiver Scholarship miscellaneous $1,000 7/15/2016 is offering a $1000 scholarship to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for an adult relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Fall of 2016, will receive a $1000 for tuition and/or books.
Scholarships & Grants for Single Moms women varies varies While paying for school in this day and age can be challenging for any demographic group, single mothers are in a class of their own when it comes to grant support for higher education.
Scholarships for Women women varies varies Scholarships for women can be controversial. There are laws against gender discrimination, and many women’s scholarship funds get bogged down in red tape. But these college scholarships for women are just one among many helpful resources available to females who are hoping to minimize the gender gap and pursue equality amidst their male counterparts.
Graduate Scholarships miscellaneous varies varies Eligibility requirements for graduate scholarships typically vary according to the source and type of scholarship. Scholarships may be awarded based on the academic merit, financial need, or cultural heritage of the student, or in a particular subject or industry.
Senior Caregiver Scholarship miscellaneous $1,000 7/15/2017 Offering a $1000 scholarship to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for an adult relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Fall of 2017, will receive $1000 for tuition and/or books.
Senior Volunteer Scholarship miscellaneous $1,000 7/15/2017 Offering a $1000 scholarship to an eligible student who has served as a volunteer in a senior living community within the past year.
International Women in Media Scholarship women $1,000 7/1/2017 The International Women in Media Scholarship aims to bring awareness and recognition to women working tirelessly across the globe in search of the truth.
SelfScore International $5,000 9/28/2017 Any international student with an F1, J1 or M1 visa could be eligible for the SelfScore International Student Scholarship!
DotComSeo miscellaneous $1,500 3/15/2017 The funds for this scholarship are derived from our profits. We’re doing this because we believe that without a higher education – you will get nowhere in life. We also understand, that students are under massive debt – that is literally crushing them. Every penny counts.
Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarships Race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $2,500 6/1/2017 2017 Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarships                                                                 20th Anniversary!                                                        Join the 67 previous recipients!                                                           Award Amount: $2,500.00 Purpose:  To honor Arab-American students who excel in Media Studies. Eligibility:  College students enrolled in the 2017-2018 academic year; Juniors, Seniors and Graduate School students who are majoring in Journalism, Radio, Television, and/or Film. Applicants:  Hard copy applications only. Send the following items to ADC's Research Institute:  *A one-page statement explaining why you merit the scholarship, your goals, and a declaration that you are a U.S. citizen of Arab heritage.  *Two original signed letters of recommendation from professors of Mass Communications.  * Copies of your articles, DVD's, films, and so forth (Items will not be returned to you).  *Official academic transcripts (minimum 3.0 GPA).  * Your permanent home address and phone number, e-mail address, and your phone number during the school year, if different. Deadline:  Wednesday, June 1, 2017   Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted; only hard copy applications are accepted. Submit all materials to the ADC Research Institute: Attention: Mr. Nabil Mohamad                       ADC Vice President                       1990 M Street, NW                       Suite 610                       Washington, D.C. 20006 If you have any questions, call 202 244 2990, or e-mail: Awards will be presented at the 2017 ADC's National Convention in Washington, D.C.
Iranian-Amerian Scholarship Fund race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ varies 6/10/2017 Scholarships for Iranian-Americans
NoPlag miscellaneous $3,500 7/20/2017 Noplag Scholarship Essay contest is to help you become successful and nowadays proper education is a key component.
News Media Alliance miscellaneous $1,000 3/31/2017 The contest, open to undergraduate journalism students attending colleges and universities in the United States, will accept submissions from January 9 to March 31, 2017. The top 10 finalists will be selected by a panel of judges. Selections will be based on originality, technical excellence and artistic merit. First place will receive $1,000 and second place will receive $500.
Alpha Omega Scholarship In Memory Of Peter Agris race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $5,000 3/1/2017 Journalism and communications majors at the graduate and undergraduate level who are of Greek American heritage may apply for annual scholarships given in the amount of $5,000 in memory of Peter Agris, the late founder and publisher of The Hellenic Chronicle. The non-renewable grants have been offered by the Alpha Omega Council of New England and the Agris family since 1993.
Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers miscellaneous $4,500 3/20/2017 Raiser & Kenniff, a Los Angeles criminal defense law firm, believes in helping students get the education they rightfully deserve, and need. We believe each student should be in control of his destiny. That begins with a proper education. It means, people like us – accomplished attorneys, giving back to students and helping them get an education and being able to forge their own path. Getting a higher education is the only way to succeed in life. Our attorneys want to help students by contributing funds from our salaries into the creation of a brand new scholarship for college students.
PRSA Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ $5,000 5/26/2017 The PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) Foundation is an independent, 501 (c) (3) charitable organization that is committed to promoting diversity among public relations professionals and companies so that they can best serve the public good and address the needs of a diverse world.
The Hungary Initiatives foundation race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ 7/15/2017 The Hungary Initiatives Foundation is committed to strengthening the exchange of knowledge and skills between the United States and Hungary. Therefore we would like to provide an opportunity for talented Hungarians and Americans
R.D. Sethna Scholarship Fund race/Ethnicity/LGBTQ review website review website Loan scholarships are granted to enable students to undertake scientific, technical, industrial or commercial studies in India and overseas on the condition that they are repayable with interest in terms of the agreement and other documents required to be entered into and executed by applicants and their male guarantors.
A Better America Scholarship Program Miscellaneous $1,000 December 31st Global English Editing awards schoalrships to students in the United States who intend to make a positive contribution to the country's future. They award $1000 to one university student each year because as a company, they want to reach out to the student generation and reward initiative, innovation and lofty idealism. Applicants must be currently enrolled at a university in the US, and either be a US citizen or permanent resident; international students may apply if they intend to stay in the United States after completing their studies.
Abe Fellowship Program U.S. and Japan citizens (or strong ties to U.S. or Japan) $23,500 September 15th The Abe 1991-established Fellowship Program is a partnership between the  Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP).  It was designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern and to foster a new generation of researchers interested in policy-relevant topics and willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network. Applicants are invited to submit proposals for research in the social sciences and related disciplines relevant to these themes: 1) Threats to Personal, Societal, and International Security; 2) Growth and Sustainable Development; 3) Social, Scientific, and Cultural Trends and Transformations; and 4) Governance, Empowerment, and Participation.
Air Force Association - Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship Active duty Air force $1,000 April 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. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Air Force Association - Mike & Gail Donley Spouse Scholarship Spouse of an active duty Air force $25,000 April The Air Force Spouse Scholarship program is designed to encourage Air Force spouses worldwide to pursue associate, bachelor or graduate/postgraduate degrees. The applicant must be a spouse of Air Force active duty, Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve to be eligible. Spouses who are themselves Air Force personnel, or in ROTC, are not eligible.
Alberta Scholarships Program - Sir James Lougheed Awards Of Distinction Alberta inhabitant Varies Varies Purpose: To recognize academic achievement and provide Albertans with the opportunity for advanced study at institutions outside of Alberta.  Applicants must be Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants, be Alberta residents, and be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a graduate program at an institution outside of Alberta.
Alpha Epsilon Phi Foundation Member of Alpha Epsilon Phi $1,909 April 1st Since its founding in 1959, the Alpha Epsilon Phi Foundation has been enriching the lives of AEPhi members by awarding scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate studies. All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and will be scored based on academic performance; chapter, campus and community activities and need. Graduate applicants must have completed at least one year of graduate studies prior to applying.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Miscellaneous Varies April 15th The mission of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation is to promote lifelong learning.  This is accomplished by awarding scholarships, fellowships and grants based on both academic merit and financial need.  Applicants need not be members of Alpha Kappa Alpha.
AAUW Educational Funding and Award Women Varies Varies One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than $3.7 million in funding for more than 241 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2015–16 academic year. Due to the longstanding, generous contributions of AAUW members, a broader community of women continues to gain access to educational and economic opportunities — breaking through barriers so that all women have a fair chance. Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Their intellect, dedication, imagination, and effort promise to forge new paths in scholarship, improve the quality of life for all, and tackle the educational and social barriers facing women worldwide.
AAUW International Fellowships Foreign women in the US Varies December 1st One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than $3.7 million in funding for more than 241 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2015–16 academic year. Due to the longstanding, generous contributions of AAUW members, a broader community of women continues to gain access to educational and economic opportunities — breaking through barriers so that all women have a fair chance. Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Their intellect, dedication, imagination, and effort promise to forge new paths in scholarship, improve the quality of life for all, and tackle the educational and social barriers facing women worldwide.
American Council Of The Blind Scholarship Legally blind $1,000 to $3,500 February 15th The American Council of the Blind (ACB) annually awards approximately twenty scholarships ranging in amounts from $1,000 to $3,500 to vocational, entering freshmen, undergraduate, graduate and full time employees (32 hours or more per week who are attending college part time) students who are legally blind, maintain a 3.3 GPA and are involved in their school/local community.
American Foundation For The Blind Scholarships Legally blind US citizens Varies April The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), a national nonprofit, opened in 1921 and its mission is to "remove barriers, create solutions, and expand possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential."
American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships Native American U.S. citizens or Canadians eligible to attend college in the U.S. under provisions of the Jay Treaty Varies May 31st Requirements for the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship include: U.S. citizenship Enrolled in full-time in a graduate program at an accredited public, private (non-profit), or tribal college or university. Registered as a member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member. (Alaska Natives may use Native Corporation membership.) Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0
American Indian Graduate Center Fellowships American Indian or Alaska Native $1000 to $5000 June 1st The AIGC Fellowship program provides approximately $1,200,000 in fellowships to over 400 American Indian and Alaska Native graduate and professional students each year. Graduate fellowships are monetary awards made to American Indian and Alaska Native graduate or professional full-time, degree-seeking students, who meet all eligibility criteria. The fellowship amount is typically between $1000 and $5000 per academic year (not including summer), and varies from year to year, depending on the number of qualified applicants, the availability of funds and unmet financial need.
American Institute Of Polish Culture - Harriet Irsay Scholarship Thesis on a Poland-related subject $1,000 July The Harriet Irsay Scholarship Fund awards grants to American students, preferably of Polish heritage who wish to continue their education.  Eligibility: Full time students who are American citizens or permanent residents preferably of Polish heritage in the following fields: Communication, Education, Film, History, International Relations, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Polish Studies, Public Relations, Graduate students in business programs whose thesis is directly related to Poland, Graduate students in all majors whose thesis is on the Polish subject.
American Jewish Historical Society Fellowships And Prizes Miscellaneous Varies Varies The American Jewish Historical Society encourages interested students and scholars to apply for the following prizes and fellowships. The AJHS Academic Council is responsible for all selections. Awards include The Henry L. Feingold Graduate Student Essay Prize, the Ruth B. Fein Prize, The Sid and Ruth Lapidus Fellowship and the Pokross/Curhan Family Fund Prize.
American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships And Grants citizens of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden Varies Varies The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers over $500,000 in funding to Scandinavians to undertake study or research programs (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year. Candidates for awards are recommended to the ASF by our cooperating organizations. In order to apply submit applications to the appropriate cooperative organization (see below). Awards are made in all fields. Applicants must be citizens of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden.
Andrew K. Ruotolo, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Resident of New Jersey $2,500 June Applicant must be a resident of New Jersey accepted for admission to a graduate school or law school. The applicant must exhibit an interest in, and commitment to, enhancing the rights and well-being of children through child advocacy programs. The applicant must also exhibit financial need. Each scholarship is a grant in the amount of $2,500 paid directly to the recipient.
Arab Student Aid International Scholarship Interest-Free Loan Miscellaneous Varies Varies Arab Student Aid International provides interest-free, repayable student loans at the graduate and post graduate levels without any prejudice to religion, gender, ethnic or racial backgrounds.
Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarship Women eiter veteran, active duty or linear descendant Varies January The Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarship provides grants to women solidiers, past and present, and their lineal discendants.  An applicant must be a woman who has served or is serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard or the child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard.  For the Graduate Program Legacy Scholarship, applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 from their undergraduate degree and be enrolled in or accepted into a Graduate level program.  
Association For Queer Anthropology Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize Written a paper on LGBTQ issues $500 June The Association for Queer Anthropology awards the Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize to a graduate or undergraduate student who has completed outstanding anthropological work on 1) a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender topic, or 2) a critical interrogation of sexualities and genders more broadly defined. Research works should have been completed since 2016 and while the student was enrolled. Reseach papers and visual media are eligible for consideration. The current award amount of the Prize is $500.
Association Of American Indian Affairs Scholarships All applicants must be enrolled in their continental US tribes or Alaska Native.  Varies Varies AAIA has a long history of providing scholarships to college students, awarding our first scholarship in 1948. The program is one of many AAIA initiatives. Over the years our scholarship program has grown to the current seven scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students from federally recognized and non-recognized tribes.
Association Of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) Scholarships, Prizes And Awards Miscellaneous Varies July The Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) was incorporated in 1975 as a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-political, educational association for current and former intelligence professionals and supporters of the US intelligence community. The Association is based in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Evaluation criteria include merit, character, serious of academic commitment, and relevance of your studies to national security interests and career ambitions. All applicants must be U.S. citizens. Dollar amounts of awards vary.
Ayn Rand Institute Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest Miscellaneous Varies May The Ayn Rand Institute (ARI) holds an annual, merit-based essay competition that promotes in-depth analysis of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged.  Please see the fellowship website for essay topics and program guidelines.
Baltic-American Freedom Foundation Scholarship Lithuanians, Latvians, and Estonians citizens up to $30,000 Varies The BAFF scholarship program provides up to $30,000 per year to Lithuanians, Latvians, and Estonians who wish to pursue postgraduate studies in the U.S. Applicants must hold a passport from Lithuania, Latvia, or Estonia and agree to return to their home country for a minimum of two years immediately post-scholarship.
Beca A La Excelencia Academica Jose Alberto Healy Noriega Scholarship Mexican citizens Varies Varies Funding for higher education for Mexican citizens. Eligibility: The Beca a la Excelencia Academica Jose Alberto Healy Noriega scholarship helps top students in their master's and doctoral studies. It is awarded annually to an outstanding Mexican individual to study in the US or Canada, with preference given to those in the academic fields of journalism, communication studies, political science. Contact organization for further information.
Becas Magdalena O. Vda. De Brockman Foundation Scholarships (Becas MOB) Mexican citizens Varies Varies This program was formed to foster the development of Mexican citizens and give them the opportunity to live abroad and understand foreign cultures. The foundation provides high-level education by annually granting as many scholarships as feasible to young Mexicans. Scholarships are for Graduate level studies. The Foundation seeks highly motivated applicants with the following attributes: a Bachelor’s degree and cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, strong recommendations, a functional level of communication in English, proof of having thoroughly researched postgraduate study opportunities, clearly focused career objectives, and finally, official admittance to a recognized foreign university. Awardees promise to return to Mexico after graduation and to remain in the country for five years.
Becas Talentia Fellowship Program EU citizen with a link to Andalusia Varies Varies TALENTIA Fellowship Program is an initiative by the Ministry for Innovation, Science and Enterprise in Andalusia, Spain (at present the Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Science) that provides postgraduate scholarships to students from Andalusia allowing them to study abroad in selected institutions. The program was created in 2007. The Regional Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Science in Andalusia acts in the interest of the Andalusian development, social well being and economic growth, supporting commercial relations worldwide by recruiting bilingual Andalusian graduates, with a global perspective and a wish to exploit their talent. The fellowships are addressed to university graduates with outstanding intellectual and human excellence, an international profile and commitment to the development of Andalusia.
Beinecke Scholarship United States citizen or a United States national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands $34,000 February The program seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Each scholar receives $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship, and recipients are allowed to supplement the award with other scholarships, assistantships and research grants. Scholars are encouraged to begin graduate study as soon as possible following graduation from college, and must utilize all of the funding within five years of completion of undergraduate studies.
Belgian American Educational Foundation Inc. Fellowship For Belgian Citizens Belgian Citizens $60,000 31st October The Belgian American Educational Foundation Inc. is the leading independent philanthropy in the support of exchanging university students, scientists and scholars between the United States and Belgium. The fellowship is an outright non renewable grant of up to $60,000. A stipend of $20,000 is to cover living and travel expenses. In addition, the Foundation pays up to $40,000 for tuition at a US university. Fellows are expected to stay in the US for a full academic year (nine months). Students who have means of their own to finance their studies in the US may apply for an Honorary Fellowship of the Foundation.
BEST (BUNAC Educational Scholarship Trust) Scholarship UK citizens usually between £5,000 - £10,000 Varies The BEST (BUNAC Educational Scholarship Trust) scholarships offer financial assistance to eligible applicants who are looking to undertake postgraduate study in the USA or Canada. The scholarships are open to UK passport holders who are currently or, have been within the last five years inclusive, in full-time tertiary education at a UK university or college. At the judging stage, preference is given to those whose proposed study in North America is likely to do most to further transatlantic understanding or to those who are required to go to the US to do a specific course.
Canadian Federation Of University Women Fellowships And Awards Canadian women Varies Varies The candidate must be studying full time at the Master's or doctoral level in Canada or abroad. Fellowship award amounts vary.
Central Bank Of Mexico FIDERH Loan For Graduate Students Mexican citizens Up to MXN 200,000 Varies FIDERH is a federal trust managed by the Central Bank of Mexico, offering graduate loans for Mexican citizens, for study in Mexico or abroad. Loan amounts are up to MXN 200,000 per year, repaid over a ten year term (beginning one year after graduation). TOEFL minimum scores apply. All applicants require a co-signer. Please see website for full details.
Cetana Educational Foundation Scholarship Program Myanmar / Burma current residents $45,000 Varies Since its inception in 1993, Cetana has sponsored or co-sponsored scholars from Myanmar / Burma in the United States, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Scholars pledge to return to Myanmar / Burma for a period of at least three years after they complete their studies, so that they can share their new knowledge and experience.
CIRI Foundation (Cook Inlet Region, Inc) Linked to original enrollees of the Cook Inlet Region Up to $4,500-5,000 Varies The major goal of the CIRI Foundation is encourage the education and career development of Alaska Natives through postsecondary scholarships and grants, research and other educational projects.  Applicants must be, or be descended from, original enrollees of the Cook Inlet Region.
Colfuturo Colombian Citizens Up tp $25,000 Varies Colfuturo is a Colombian non-profit organization whose main objective is to provide financial support and increase the possibilities for Colombian citizens to access high quality postgraduate study abroad. The financial support model we use is a scholarship-loan. Colfuturo offers each student up to $25,000 per year for a maximum of two years.  Students may be awarded scholarships for 50% of the loaned amount, with these three requirements: 1) be awarded their postgraduate degree; 2) return to Colombia; and 3) remain in the country for three to five years.  Additional discounts are available for those who engage in employment for one year in the public sector, or as teachers or researchers in public or private institutions.
CAPES Brazilian citizens Varies Varies The CAPES offers various scholarships to Brazilian Graduate students abroad, including the United States.
The Fred Scheigert Scholarship Program Low vision students $3,000 March 1st Awarding three (3) students an individual prize of $3,000., this competitive scholarship is available to full-time college students with low vision, chosen from among those who meet the visual acuity and academic guidelines.
Critical Language Scholarship U.S. students Varies November 15th The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.
SU (State Educational Grant and Loan Scheme) Danish Citizens Varies Varies Funding for higher education for Danish citizens. Every Dane over the age of 18 is entitled to public support for his or her further education - regardless of social standing. Tuition at Danish public and most private educational institutions is free for Danish students and for all EU/EEA students as well as for students participating in an exhange programmes. From 2006 all other students have to pay a tuition fee. Society lends students a helping hand in covering living costs for a great variety of courses and studies. Support for students' living costs is awarded by the State Educational Grant and Loan Scheme (Danish acronym: SU), a system managed by the Danish Educational Support Agency (Styrelsen for Statens Uddannelsesstøtte) in collaboration with the educational institutions and under the auspices of the Danish Ministry of Education.
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund social requirements 12 months living expenses Varies The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement. Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism and for peace in Vietnam. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international anti-imperialist solidarity. Applicants must have participated in activities in the US, and there is a strong preference for applicants who plan on working in this country.
Delta Gamma Foundation Sorority Members Varies Varies The Delta Gamma Foundation offers fellowships for graduate/professional study. Applicants must be members of the sorority. Contact the organization for more information.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State citizens of the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu Varies December 1  Funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, USSP provides educational opportunities for individuals from South Pacific countries to pursue degree study at U.S. institutions in fields relevant to development needs in the Pacific islands region. Available to students who are citizens of the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
Episcopal Church Foundation lay and ordained Episcopalians Up to $15,000 March The Episcopal Church Foundation has awarded three to four Fellowships per year. Awards range up to $15,000 and Fellows may apply to renew grants for up to three years (renewal grants are capped at $10,000). The application process is open to both lay and ordained Episcopalians.
 Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education U.S. Citizens Loan amounts generally range from $5,000 to $15,000, with a $60,000 lifetime cap per student. April The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need. Eligibility: U.S. citizen at the time of application, qualify for financial need in the form of government grants, and demonstate outstanding academic achievement.  Test scores must be in top 15% nation-wide. Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at loans are not available to students seeking a law degree. Loan amounts generally range from $5,000 to $15,000, with a $60,000 lifetime cap per student.
Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fond  federal employees, their spouses, and their children $500 to $2,500 March FEEA sponsors the only merit-based scholarship competition program open exclusively to federal employees, their spouses, and their children--rewarding hard workers through our merit-based program. More than 400 students from across 27 regions will win scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500. From this pool of 400, the top students in each region have the chance to win two additional awards.
Finlandia Foundation U.S. or Finnish citizens  $1,000 to $3,000 February Full-time undergraduate and graduate students of all academic disciplines who are currently enrolled in accredited post-secondary schools in the United States and Finland are eligible for FFN scholarships. U.S. or Finnish citizenship is required; applicants of Finnish-American heritage are given primary consideration.
Fullbright Program varies varies varies The Fulbright Program, established by the U.S. Congress in 1946, supports educational exchanges that strengthen understanding and communication between the United States and over 155 countries. It promotes leadership development through learning and international cooperation. It is a partnership program in which the US and foreign governments jointly set priorities, and its success is based on its bi-national character. The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. Partner governments, corporations, foundations and academic institutions provide additional funding. Thousands of international students and visiting scholars conduct research and lecture in the United States each year. Many Fulbrighters are young professionals who will return to responsible positions in government, academia, business, the arts, science, media, and other professional fields.
Estudar Fora Brazilian citizens varies varies Started in 1991, Fundação Estudar believes that granting financial assistance to young Brazilians with high intellectual potential, but without the material resources to study at the best business fields programs, contributes directly to the economic development of Brazil by increasing opportunities for these students, making them examples for a more just and modern society. Contact organization for further information. LGBT varies varies makes it easy for gay college bound students looking for scholarships to get the information needed to finance their education by providing the necessary resources to do so. The site provides information on scholarships for LGBT students. This is a search site, not the direct grantor of any awards. Eligibility criteria and deadlines vary; some awards listed on the site will be for LGBT students at specific colleges and universities, others are available to students at all schools.
Golden Key Scholarships Golden Key member varies varies Golden Key has awarded more than $12.5 million in scholarships since 1977 to its members. You must be a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society to be eligible to apply for scholarships. Applications must be written in English. Refer to scholarship website for deadlines and materials.
Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship US or Canada permanent residents or citizens $12,000 February The Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship is available for award to a graduate student who is enrolled in full-time master’s study preparing for a career in state and local government finance. This scholarship is funded by the Girard Miller Foundation.
NY Grace LeGendre Fellowship NYS women varies February Since its incorporation in 1989 through 2017, the NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Inc (GLEF), has awarded over $162,000 in fellowships to 138 NYS women. Of these, eighty nine were working toward a Master’s and forty nine toward a doctorate. They were enrolled in over forty two diverse fields of graduate study. Fellowships are awarded annually for graduate study to qualified women. The number and amount of the fellowships vary from year to year. In 2013, four Fellowships of $1500 each were awarded to supplement education costs for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Harvey Fellows Program Religious At least $16,000 November The Harvey Fellows Program seeks to encourage Christian graduate students to integrate their faith and vocation and pursue leadership positions in strategic fields where Christians tend to be under-represented. The Harvey Fellows Program provides financial support to Christian graduate students who possess a unique vision to impact society through their fields and who are pursuing graduate studies at premier institutions (top five) in their disciplines in the United States or abroad.
HAWAII COMMUNITY FOUNDATION Hawaii residents varies January Applicants must be Hawai'i residents who demonstrate financial aid (the FAFSA is required), enroll full-time and maintain a GPA of at least 2.7. Other specific eligibility criteria may apply to certain scholarships offered by the Foundation.
Jean and Albert Nerken International Jewish students $5000*4 varies The Jean and Albert Nerken Scholarship Fund has been established at the United Jewish Appeal – Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York to provide financial assistance to needy Jewish individuals for secular studies only, in colleges, universities, graduate or professional schools. Applicants must be international students and must not have US citizenship.  International students must fill their address at their home country as their permanent address.
Hebrew Free Loan Society Rose Biller Endowment Fund Jewish students residents of NYC varies varies This program provides approximately $1 Million in scholarships to Jewish men and women with significant financial need in the New York Metropolitan Area. The program is administered by the Hebrew Free Loan Society in accordance with the attached guidelines. Both men and women can apply for scholarships of up to $5,000. Biller applicants must be legal permanent residents of the United States. They must also be Jewish residents of either New York City or the counties of Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester (the “New York Metropolitan Area”). Each student selected for a Biller/ JFEW Scholarship will receive up to a maximum of $5,000. Students must re‐apply each year. GO TO WEBSITE
Hondufuturo Honduras citizens $25,000 per year, total up to 50,000$ February HONDUFUTURO offers each student up to US$25,000 per year for a maximum of two years. In total, the foundation offers loans of up to US$50,000. Students may be awarded scholarships for 50% of the loaned amount, provided they accomplish these three requirements: (1) be awarded their postgraduate degree, (2) return to Honduras, and (3) remain and work in the country for three to five years. Students may also obtain an additional 10% discount if, upon returning to the country, they engage in employment for one consecutive year as teachers in public or private universities. Those pursuing Masters' degrees in management or MBA programs are awarded only 25% scholarship of the loaned amount.
The Houtan Scholarship Cultural interest for Iran $3,500 June 1st In an attempt to spread the word of the abundant Iranian culture, the Houtan Foundation offers scholarship to students from all origins - Iranian and non-Iranian - who have high academic performance and proven interest in promoting Iran's great culture, heritage, language and civilization. The candidates for the award must demonstrate leadership ability and the desire to make a difference in the society where they reside. Applicants should have a working knowledge of Farsi. Financial need will also be a factor in selecting recipients. Currently, one award of $3500 per year will be given toward a graduate school education for the selected applicant. Applications must be received no later than June 1st preceding the award year.
Hungarian American Coalition Dr. Delmer Kiss Scholarship Hungarian heritage $500-$1,000 per year September 1st 2018 The Hungarian American Coalition established a Scholarship Fund in 1997 for the purpose of providing partial annual scholarships to Hungarian students to pursue studies at U.S. colleges and universities. Applicant requirements: -must be a citizen of Hungary, or member of an ethnic Hungarian community in Slovakia, Romania, Voivodina, Serbia or Ukraine; -must have gained admission as a full-time student to a US college or university; -should provide proof of scholarship and other sources of financial support.
Hungary Initiatives Foundation (HIF) Scholarship Hungarian citizen with residence in Hungary Up to $10,000 per semester Hungary Initiatives Foundation (HIF) Scholarship The Hungary Initiatives Foundation is committed to strengthen the exchange of knowledge and skills between the United States and Hungary. Therefore we would like to provide an opportunity for talented, ambitious young Hungarians to pursue studies in the United States. The HIF Scholarship will provide support for Hungarian individuals who have been accepted into academic programs (masters or doctoral programs) in the United States. The applicant must be a Hungarian citizen, with a residence in Hungary.
Indonesia Endowment Fund For Education Indonesian citizns varies No deadline This Scholarship is dedicated to the best of Indonesian youth. However, this scholarship makes region, social class, and gender of the applicant as a consideration to be accepted as awardee. The amount of scholarship is sought to meet the needs of the awardees during their study. Thus, the awardees can perform well. The awardees is every youth with Indonesian nationality who have the academic achievement in their previous education. In addition, awardees are also expected to have exceptional leadership and committed to contribute to Indonesia.
Islamic Scholarship Fund American Muslims varies June The mission of the Islamic Scholarship Fund is to increase "American Muslim representation in media and politics in order to improve public opinion and policy."  ISF awards merit scholarships to U.S. citizens and permanent residents attending graduate school who have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Applications generally open in November or December and are due between late March and early April.
Italian Student Loan Fund (Fondo Per Studenti Italiani) Italian citizens up to EUR40,000 May The Italian Student Loan Fund (Fondo per Studenti Italiani) is a not-for-profit corporation that offers financial aid up to EURO 40,000 to Italian university graduates, who wish to attend a post-graduate course (Master or Ph.D.) in the United States. All fields of study will be considered with priority to Business Administration, Business Law and specializations in technical-scientific sectors and advanced industrial technologies.
Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship Essay writing up to $2,500 twice a year The scholarship is available to students in colleges and universities throughout the United States. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist with educational efforts, as well as raise awareness for Mesothelioma and the dangers of asbestos exposure. There are two annual application periods, one in the spring and one in the fall.
JVS Scholarship Program Jewish students residents of Los Angeles Varies March The JVS Scholarship Program provides qualified Jewish students whose primary residence is in Los Angeles with need-based financial aid. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Must be Jewish Minimum age of 16 years Permanent and legal resident of Los Angeles County - for a minimum of three years U.S. citizen or documented legal permanent U.S. resident (green card) Planning to attend an accredited college or university in the U.S. Planning to enroll full-time (minimum 12 units per term) Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA for every semester or quarter enrolled Demonstrated and verifiable financial need including FAFSA
John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation Italian students from Calabria up to $10,000 per year April The John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation gives back to the Italian region from which the Mott family emigrated. Graduate students native to the region of Calabria, Italy are eligible to apply for these scholarships which are awarded based on academic achievement and financial need. Consideration is also given to those who have made or will make future contributions to Calabria. Scholarships for up to $10,000 per year are awarded. Recipients must apply annually and are eligible to receive awards for a maximum of four years.
Korean-American Scholarship Foundation Eastern Region Scholarships Korean-American and Korean students $500 to $5,001 Varies Scholarships available to Korean-American and Korean students enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the United States. Selection based on financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the respective KASF region.
La Unidad Latina Foundation Latino students Varies Varies La Unidad Latina Foundation awards scholarship grants to worthy and needy students for the pursuit of higher education, supports and encourages participation in educational programs and activities, and supports community programs which aid in the civic empowerment and educational improvement of the Latino community.  Eligible degrees include: Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration/Policy, Master of Social Work.  Must have completed at least one full-time semester of study for graduate applicants.  Applicants must reside in the United States.
Lint Center for National Security governmental employees and families Up to $1,000 January The Lint Center for National Security’s mission is to create and award scholarships for counterintelligence and national security workers, their children and scholars of counterintelligence and national security, to further the study of national security, cross‐culture studies and global understanding. Award amounts and application deadlines vary.
Mandela Washington Fellowship ethnic Varies October The Mandela Washington Fellowship is open to young African leaders who meet the following criteria: Are between the ages of 25 and 35 at the time of application submission, although exceptional applicants younger than 25 will be considered. Are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. Are eligible to receive a United States J-1 visa. Are proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English. Are citizens and residents of one of the following countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Republic of the Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Margaret McNamara Foundation varies varies January The MMMF was established in 1981 to honor the late Margaret McNamara and her commitment to the wellbeing of women and children in developing countries. The purpose of the grant is to support the education of women from developing countries who are committed to improving the lives of women and children in their home countries. Previous grant recipients studied agriculture, architecture, urban planning, civil engineering, education, forestry, journalism, nursing, nutrition, pediatrics, public administration, public health, social sciences, and social work.
Jorge Mas Canosa Freedom Foundation Cuban heritage varies December Students are eligible to apply for a Mas Family Scholarship if they were born in Cuba or are of direct Cuban descent, have a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, are considered financially needy (as determined by a specific formula that takes into account the applicant and their family’s financial situation in terms of how much they can contribute), and complete and submit their application with all other required materials by the specified date.
Open Internet Scholarship US citizens $1,000 Varies Offered by Knight Broadband, this $1000 scholarship is open to all US citizens attending or admitted to any accredited college with a GPA of at least 3.0. To apply, a student must create a brief video on net neutrality, the Digital Millenium Copyright Act or a closed internet world. Only one entry per applicant is permitted, and videos must not exceed 5 minutes in length.
Sons of Italy Foundation US citizens of Italian descent $5,000 to $25,000 February The Sons of Italy Foundation offer the National Leadership Grant Scholarships to outstanding men and women of Italian descent. These are merit based awards which range from $5,000 to $25,000 for one year.
Papel Family Trust Scholarship LGBTQ $2,500 March The Papel Family Trust Scholarship is awarded by the Voice of My People Foundation to two students who identify as LGBTQ, or whose parent(s) identify as LGBTQ. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Preference is given to students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrate leadership, and who are committed to social justice. Students attending part or full-time undergraduate or graduate programs at fully accredited institutions are eligible to apply.
Pride Foundation LGBTQ (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington) Varies January Pride Foundation provides post-secondary educational scholarships to current and future leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and straight ally community from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Preference is given to students who are self-identified LGBTQ, members of LGBTQ families, or straight allies who have been strongly supportive of the LGBTQ community. All scholarships emphasize demonstrated commitment to equality and civil rights for all people.
Qalaa Scholarship Egyptian citizen varies April The Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation, created in 2007 and funded by an endowment from Qalaa Holdings, provides scholarships to talented Egyptians pursing full-time Master's degrees abroad in all academic fields. All Egyptian nationals residing in Egypt under the age of 35 who have a minimum of two years of work experience post-graduation are eligible to apply. Graduates must commit to returning to work in Egypt for two years after completing their degree program. Students who have already begun their Master's degree program are not eligible to apply.
Roothbert Fund all Varies February First Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given to those who can satisfy high scholastic requirements and are considering careers in education.
Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes German Citizens Varies Varies The Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes – German Academic Scholarship Foundation – is funded primarily by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and supports around 12,000 students and 1,200 doctoral candidates, with approximately 2,600 new students and 300 doctoral candidates admitted each year. Funding is available for students studying for degrees in all accredited programmes and institutions of higher education.
Zdeněk Bakala Foundation Czech residents/citizens Varies May The Zdeněk Bakala Foundation provides funding to students from the Czech Republic for study anywhere in the world.  Non-Czech citizens who have been long-term residents of the Republic may also apply.
Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Initiative must be between 22 and 38 years old $5,000 March Moment launched the Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Initiative in 2010 in honor of the 38-year-old Wall Street Journal reporter slain by terrorists in 2002 to encourage young journalists to write in-depth stories about a modern manifestation of anti-Semitism or another deeply ingrained prejudice. With the help of our prestigious panel of journalists, Moment select and mentors the writer, providing her or him with journalistic as well as financial support. The fellowship offers $5,000 to cover the costs of the project-$2,500 up front, and $2,500 upon completion of the story. The edited stories will be published in Moment, perhaps in conjunction with another media outlet. Applicants must be between the ages of 22 and 38; international applicants are welcome to apply.
BERTHA DOC SOCIET JOURNALISM FUND Documentary with journalistic imput £10,000-£50,000 No deadline The Bertha BRITDOC Fund for Journalism is an international film fund dedicated to supporting long form feature documentaries of a journalistic nature. We are looking for films that break the important stories of our time, expose injustice, bring attention to unreported issues and cameras into regions previously unseen. This fund recognises such films are often delicate and protracted, making them difficult to fund. With a mission to enable in-depth analysis of issues through long-form investigative filmmaking, we are particularly looking to work with filmmakers with a journalistic background or those who are collaborating with journalists. It is key that the journalistic intent is embedded within the film itself rather than the film simply being about a journalist or journalistic institution.
Oak Fellowship Photojournalists varies December We annually award a fellowship that allows one prominent activist in international human rights to take a break from front-line work to spend the fall semester (late August-mid December) in residence at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. This provides the fellow time to reflect, write, create new work or revise old work, and communicate it to the Colby community and beyond. In addition to conducting their own creative expression, the fellow will teach one seminar on their work area or expertise. Following the period of the award the fellow is expected to return home to continue their human rights work.
Rosalynn Carter US & Canada citizens varies April As part of an international effort to reduce stigma and discrimination, The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism provide stipends to journalists from the United States, Romania, and Colombia - and previously in South Africa, and New Zealand - to report on topics related to mental health or mental illnesses.
Knight Foundation journalists, storytelling up to $35,000 April Knight Foundation, Google News Lab and the Online News Association are partnering to launch an open call for ideas, offering up to $35,000 in funding to test, refine and build out a project. Virtual, augmented, mixed reality and 360 video are opening new opportunities for journalists to connect with audiences. For this open call, we want to discover ideas that grow immersive storytelling to advance the field of journalism-that inform and encourage news organizations to innovate, experiment and learn.
The Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Awards Journalism Aproximately $10,000 March Since 1953 the Scripps Howard Foundation has recognized the best work in journalism through the National Journalism Awards. The awards recognize excellence in 17 categories, including editorial writing; human interest writing; environmental and public service reporting; investigative reporting; business/economics reporting; commentary; photojournalism; radio and television journalism; college cartooning; Web reporting; and editorial cartooning. The awards also honor distinguished service to journalism education and the First Amendment.
Howard Chapnick Grant Photojournalists $5,000 May In 1996 the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund announced a new award, the Howard Chapnick Grant, to encourage and support leadership in fields ancillary to photojournalism, such as editing research, education and management. The Grant was established to honor the memory of Howard Chapnick, and acknowledge the value of his enormous contribution to photography. The annual $5,000 grant may be used to finance any of a range of qualified undertakings, which might include a program of further education, research, a special long-term sabbatical project, or an internship to work with a noteworthy group or individual. According to the Fund's Board of Trustees, special consideration will be given to projects that promote social change and/or serve significant concerns of photojournalism. The grant is not intended to be used for the production of photographs, which will continue to be funded by the main grant of the Smith Fund.
Center for Asian American Media US residents/citizens -Documentaries 15,000-$50,000 October 11th With support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), CAAM provides production funding to independent producers who make engaging Asian American works for public television. Documentaries are eligible for production or post-production funding and must be intended for public television broadcast. Awards typically range between $15,000 and $50,000.
Stroller Depot miscellaneous $1,000 Dec 15th All applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted to a higher education program; be a young parent (age 18-30), with 1 or more children; have a 3.0 GPA, or higher; and, they must submit an essay through this form.
The Simple Dollar miscellaneous varies varies Listing of various scholarships for international and domestic students.  Locate a scholarship and then Google it to move to the foundation's website:
Law office of David E. Gordon miscellaneous $1,500 Dec 8th Kolin Kapernick drew much attention when he refused to stand for the national anthem before an NFL game. Was he wrong not to stand or was it a legitimate method to bring attention to a real problem in our country?
Credible miscellaneous $2,500 2/28/18 From 12/05/17 - 02/28/18, any student who is actively enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate university program can enter for a chance to win the $2,500 Credible Scholarship.