Outside Scholarship Information

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Listed below is information on outside scholarships, some of which are renewable each year. Also, check out the Scholarship Search Engines page for free scholarship search engines.

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Open Scholarships

Hyundai exists to make a richer journey possible for all by investing in the future of women in the STEM fields that will help shape it. By taking bold steps toward technology, sustainable mobility, and autonomy, we can all look forward to a brighter tomorrow. Let’s work together to drive positive change and shape the journey toward a sustainable future. For 2024, Hyundai will award five scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each. Write an essay of 500 words or more on how EV tech can help create a more sustainable future. Discuss whether the shift toward EVs is the best path for improving global mobility and environmental health. Then, include the link to your essay on your application form. High school seniors and college undergraduates who identify as female, reside in the United States and wish to pursue a STEM-related field of education are eligible to apply.

Learn more about the Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship here.

The American Association of University Women, Harrisburg branch, announces five college scholarships, varying in amount, available to women from the Central Pennsylvania Region who are pursuing degrees in the 2024-2025 academic year.

Learn more about the AAUW Scholarships here.

National Driving and Traffic School is proud to announce their 2024 scholarship opportunity entitled “In the Driver’s Seat.” The company is seeking to reward essay applicants $10,000 in scholarships – for students entering college or already enrolled in a higher education institution – on the topic of being a safer driver. Applicants write a 750-word (minimum) essay addressing the questions asked. Each winner receives a $500 scholarship.

Learn more about the “In the Driver’s Seat" Scholarship here.

At, our mission is to break down the barriers and stigmas that surround substance abuse with free and valuable information. We believe college students are at an increased risk for mental health disorders, which can be caused by a variety of factors. We are excited to be offering a $1,000 scholarship for the coming semester. The scholarship is for full-time students pursuing an Associate's, Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate degree. A first and runner-up prize is available through an essay contest, highlighting a subject that is common amongst students on college campuses.

Learn more about the Addiction Resource Scholarship here.

Winston Law is happy to present the $2,500 The End to Stigma Within the Justice System Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who best elaborates on the ways stigma has impeded justice on a broader level or how they have experienced stigma themselves.

Learn more about the An End to Stigma Within the Justice System Scholarship here.

TriMark Legal Funding LLC is happy to announce the annual $2,000 Financial Literacy NOW Scholarship for the 2024-2025 school year. TriMark Legal Funding’s Financial Literacy NOW Scholarship is available to undergraduate college students and incoming freshmen enrolled for the 2024-2025 school year at an accredited college or university within the United States. To apply, you will prepare and record a brief video to share what you know about a chosen financial literacy or financial education topic of personal interest to you.

Learn more about the Financial Literacy NOW Scholarship here.

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study. To be eligible, the student needs to answer an essay question. The $500 scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essay that is submitted.

Learn more about the AES Scholarship here. is a leading online education resource making learning accessible to over 40 million students and educators a month. strives to take some of the sting out of the financial stress of college and make education accessible to all students. That's why we're offering several scholarships to help with the myriad costs that comes with pursuing a degree. Our College Scholarship for High School Seniors provides a $2,000 award, and we also offer $1,000 scholarships for various majors

Learn more about the Scholarships here.

Previously, our scholarship was limited to studies in Environmental Sciences and Sustainability. Beginning 2021, we are acknowledging that all disciplines must embrace sustainability concepts to ensure a thriving planet for generations to come. The winner of our Atla Sustainability Scholarship receives $1,500 for education-related expenses including tuition, books, campus housing, and more. Two runners up will each be awarded $250. Students must be enrolled at an accredited school for at least one full calendar year to be eligible. Applicants apply by email with a short description of yourself and a 500-word essay on how you intend to use your education to promote sustainability.

Learn more about the Atla Sustainability Scholarship here.

The Sallie Mae Fund, in partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund, is providing 200 Completing the Dream Scholarships of up to $2,500 for the 2024-2025 academic school year to help students from underserved communities complete their higher education. Applications will be accepted until all scholarship funds are awarded or on December 6, 2024, whichever occurs first. Eligible students must be on track to complete their program during the academic year 2024-2025 at a two-or four-year college, career training, and other post-secondary education programs and maintain good academic standing.

Learn more about the Completing the Dream Scholarships here.

This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to one qualified student who is currently attending or is planning to attend college or graduate school in 2024. Applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted to a university/college for the 2024 fall semester and must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants must submit a 750 - 1,000 word essay on the topic: If you could spend a year abroad experiencing another culture, where would you go and why?

Learn more about The Law Offices of Daniel Kim Scholarship here.

At Sandstone Care we help teens and young adults overcome challenges with substance use, addiction, and mental health conditions, so we wanted to help students who are dealing with or have dealt with substance use/mental health struggles and are working toward recovery. Our Scholarship offers $5,000 to an undergraduate student or high school senior who will be attending an accredited university. We want to reward you for your continued commitment to recovery because we understand the courage and bravery it takes for young adults to seek help.

Learn more about the Sandstone Care Scholarship here.

Recurring Scholarships

There are around 40 scholarships and grants to help students who are planning to attend or already enrolled in a college or graduate degree program. Applications open January 1st of each year with various deadlines. Students are able to apply fo as many scholarships as they feel they are a match for.

Learn more about The Foundation for Enhancing Communities Scholarships here.

There are over 70 scholarships and grants to help students who are active, full time members of the United Methodist Church. The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry Scholarship application opens in January of each year. Students only need to submit one application per year where it will be screened for all possible eligible programs. Scholarship programs are divided into three categories: General Scholarships, Racial-Ethnic Scholarships, and Ministry as a Career Scholarships.

Learn more about the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry Scholarships here.

The Ayn Rand Institute organizes annual student essay contests centered around Ayn Rand’s novels. These contests encourage students to thoughtfully interact with Rand’s ideas by reflecting on her significant and influential literary works. Students who take part will be expected to carefully read their chosen book, grapple with its multifaceted themes, and explore the extents of their writing skills. These contests offer students an opportunity to potentially receive awards of up to $10,000.

Learn more about the Ayn Rand Essay Contests here.

The Citizens Scholarship is giving away $2,500 every month to students (undergrad and graduate) and parents. If you don’t win this month, you could win next month and you’re automatically entered for the annual grand prize of $15,000

Learn more about The Citizens Scholarship here.

Winning $2,500 for school can’t be this easy, can it? It can. Every month, you can get another shot at the SoFi Scholarship Giveaway.

Learn more about the SoFi Scholarship Giveaway here.

ScholarshipPoints awards one $2,500 scholarship and three $1,000 monthly scholarships (the Compos Mentis, Ultra, and Olympus Scholarships) every month of the year exclusively to members. There is no essay required. Simply sign up to be automatically entered into the scholarship.

Learn more about the ScholarshipPoints Scholarship here.

The $2,000 Nitro Scholarship and $1,000 "College Savings" Scholarship begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) Sunday, January 01, 2023 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Sunday, December 31, 2023 with drawings on the last day of each month. Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for this Sweepstakes. The scholarhsips are only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry.

Learn more about the Nitro Scholarships Sweepstakes here.

The $25,000 “Be Bold” Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. This scholarship is awarded each year in December, but the earlier you apply, the better your chances.

Learn more about the "Be Bold" Scholarship here.

The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) Sunday, January 01, 2023 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Sunday, December 31, 2023 with drawings on the last day of each month. Sponsor's computer is the official clock for this Sweepstakes. Students attending an accredited college or university, a student who is a senior in high school, or a parent of a student who is a senior in high school or attending an accredited college or university.

Learn more about the $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship here.

Scholarships for Messiah Students

The Deerfoot Lodge Endowed Scholarship is available for Messiah University students who are camp counselors at Deerfoot Lodge Adirondacks in Speculator, New York or Deerfoot Lodge Blue Ridge in Glenville, North Carolina. Students must also express financial need and be in good standing at Messiah University to receive the award. The amount of the scholarship is dependant on the number of students eligible for the scholarship and the amount available in the Endowment Fund. 

Learn more about the Deerfoot Lodge Scholarship here.

This $2,000 scholarship is reserved for undergraduate students who have shown an extraordinary commitment to community service and who have demonstrated creativity in shaping their volunteer activities. Applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by Friday, May 26, 2024, by emailing them to or by dropping them off at the office – applications submitted directly to AICUP by students will not be accepted. Applications MUST contain the student’s handwritten signature to be considered. 

Learn more about The Commonwealth Good Citizen Scholarship here.

This $4,500 scholarship is reserved for undergraduate nursing or physician assistant students who are enrolled full-time and have at least a 3.0 grade point average. Ideal candidates are campus leaders and community volunteers.  Applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by Friday, May 26, 2024, by emailing them to or by dropping them off at the office – applications submitted directly to AICUP by students will not be accepted. Applications MUST contain the student’s handwritten signature to be considered.

Learn more about The McLean Scholarship for Nursing and Physician Assistant Majors here.

Closed Scholarships

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation is currently accepting applications for college scholarships aimed at high school students who show dedication to leadership, service, and positive impact through their actions. If you’re a high school senior, you can apply for a $20,000 college scholarship from them.

Learn more about the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship here.

Applications open on August 1, 2024.

The Gates Scholarship supports exceptional minority high school seniors with financial need. It covers remaining attendance costs after other aid and family contributions determined by FAFSA. Eligible ethnicities are African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic.

Learn more about The Gates Scholarship here.

Applications open July 2024.

The Jackie Robinson Foundation, started by Rachel Robinson to honor her husband, supports minority students in pursuing college education. This scholarship provides about 60 financially needy high school graduates with a yearly scholarship for four years at U.S. universities or colleges. The winners will be awarded $30,000 split amongst the serval chosen. They also receive mentoring, leadership training, job placement help, and engage in community service.

Learn more about the Jacie Robinson Foundation Scholarship here.

Applications open September 2024.

Every year, HSF selects 10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars from a broad and talented pool of applicants. HSF Scholars have access to a full range of invaluable Scholar Support Services, including career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training. HSF also awards more than $30 million in Scholarships annually and, depending upon available funds, HSF Scholars may also be eligible to receive a scholarship, which range from $500-$5,000 and are awarded directly to students.

Learn more about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund here.

Applications open January 2025.

Each year, Executive Women International of Harrisburg offers the Adult Students in Scholastic Transition Scholarship (ASIST) which helps provide financial assistance up to $3,000 per winner. Our chapter then submits the winners into a larger pool of applicants for consideration by Executive Women International at the corporate level for the opportunity to be selected for one of thirteen scholarships, ranging from $2,000 to $10,000.

Learn more about the Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) Scholarship here.

The Hydrocephalus Association’s Scholarship Program was established in 1994 to provide financial assistance to capable and promising young adults who live with the ongoing challenges and complexities of hydrocephalus. We are proud to offer a total of 11 scholarships annually in the amount of $1000 each.

Learn more about the Hydrocephalus Association’s Scholarship Program here.

Applications open January 2025.

Getting into college is a huge achievement. The Scholarship America Dream Award is designed to help you keep moving toward your degree, by providing awards that stay with you. Students who have completed at least a year of college can earn Dream Award scholarships of up to $10,000 per year, renewable for up to three years. We believe in tearing down the barriers to a college degree — and that’s why the Dream Award is a scholarship open to all. Your ethnicity, family history, school access, gender, sexual orientation or immigration status should not be an impediment to attending college and pursuing your dreams. Our Dream Award Scholars have overcome incredible challenges ranging from family tragedies to physical struggles to systematic inequities. We are proud to support their educational dreams!

Learn more about The Dream Award here.

Applications open February 2025.

This $1,000 scholarship is available to current college/university students enrolled in a bachelor or graduate degree program with a major in Environmental Science, Botany, Urban or Regional Planning, Conservation, or Forestry.  Another $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a high school senior entering a college/university. 

Learn more about the Penn Cumberland Garden Club Scholarships here.

The Anne Ford Scholarship awards a graduating high school senior enrolling in a full-time bachelor’s degree program $10,000. The scholarship disburses in $2,500 installments over four years. The scholarship recipient must have a documented learning disability and/or ADHD.

Learn more about The Anne Ford Scholarship here.

The Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania (NFP) is pleased to announce its 2024 Scholarship Program. There are multiple scholarships available on their website. Since 1995, NFP has distributed more than $405,000 in scholarships to 261 students for nursing education and nursing research grants. We look forward to continuing these efforts, as the NFP celebrates its 40th year of supporting the nursing profession. Nursing students at all levels of study are eligible to apply, providing they are matriculated in an accredited nursing school in Pennsylvania by the fall of 2024. This includes students in their final year of high school who plan to pursue a nursing degree, as well as students currently pursuing their BSN, MSN and doctorate. Applicants must be able to verify a minimum overall 3.0 GPA and additional consideration will be given to students demonstrating financial need.

Learn more about The Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania Scholarship here.

Applications open January 2025.

The IBTTA Foundation, the research, education, and charitable arm of the International Bridge, Tunnel, and Turnpike Association, awards $5,000 scholarships to up to 6 undergraduate and graduate students who are working towards a transportation-related degree at an accredited university. A percentage of the awards are designated for HBCU students.

Learn more about The IBITTA Foundation Scholarship here.

Applications open February 2025.

The CHAP Memorial Scholarship is open to all students who are residents of Pennsylvania currently being educated under the Pennsylvania Home Education Law or Private Tutor Law, graduating, and continuing their education through some type of learning beyond high school. The CHAP Scholarship in the amount between $500- $1,000 will be awarded based on the following criteria: academics, activities, Christian testimony, and character. Applicants are strongly advised to download the provided rubric for essay. 

Learn more about the CHAP Memorial Scholarship here.

The Pennsylvania Society of Tax & Accoutant Professionals, (PSTAP) Buxmont Chapter, is awarding a $2,000 scholarship. To qualify for this scholarship, student applicants must have a permanent residence in either Bucks or Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and be a full time student entering their Junior or Senior year (including 4th and 5th year Seniors) in the fall of 2024. ln addition, an applicant must be a declared Accounting Major with a "B" or better cumulative & Accounting grade point average.

Learn more about the PSTAP Scholarship here.

In 2013, UNAC/UHCP inaugurated an ambitious scholarship program, which remains a successful part of our union’s support of professional education, training, and advanced certification. All scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in a degree program or continuing education courses in a health care field at an accredited college, university, trade or technical school. The 2024 scholarships include: the Kathy J. Sackman Member Scholarship, Sonia Moseley Family Scholarship, Delima MacDonald Community Scholarship and Alexis G. Philius Scholarship in various quantities and amounts.  

Learn more about the UNAC/UHCP Programs Scholarship Programs here.

Applications open February 2025.

Commonwealth Fire Protection Company [CFPC] and the Scott & Hoffnagle Scholarship Award Fund are proud to announce academic scholarships for the continuing education of an individual pursuing higher education. Up to $35,000. One Award at $10,000; two Awards at $7,500; two Awards at $5,000.

Learn more about the Scott & Hoffnagle ~ SES & PWH ~ Scholarship here.


The PASFAA Scholarship is made possible by the association and generous donations from members. PASFAA will award seven, $1,000 scholarships. No more than one scholarship per year will be given to each of the following sectors: Business Trade & Technical, Nursing, Private Four Year, Public Two Year, PASSHE, State- Related and Graduate Schools.

Learn more about The PASFAA Scholarship here.

Applications open January 2025.

The Sallie Mae Fund’s Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for High School Seniors helps make the dream of higher education a reality for outstanding students from under-resourced, underrepresented, and underserved communities. High school seniors who are facing financial challenges may apply to win a $10,000 scholarship to help them attend college or a vocational-technical school.

Learn more about the Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program here.

The FHG Foundation is offering four $4,000 scholarships, split evenly over four years, to graduating High School Students in Southern New Jersey that are pursuing a career in full-time Christian Ministry.

Learn more about the Jordon F. Hellyer Memorial Scholarship here.

Nobody is better suited to change the way we look at the world than you, the leaders of tomorrow. To be considered for the 2024 There’s Space for Everyone Scholarship, you must complete the form above and provide a 500-800 word essay that answers the following question: How have you exhibited a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, or social justice through work, service, or other extra-curricular activities, and how will your education help you continue this commitment during college and beyond? Extra Space Storage will award a total of eight $3,000 scholarships: Five (5) scholarships to any student attending an accredited college or university in the U.S., and three (3) scholarships to employees or immediate family members of Extra Space Storage.

Learn more about the There's Space For Everyone Scholarship here.

Applications open April 2025.