Science Scholarships

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First 10 Science scholarships:
Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000-$10,000
Awards:
6
Deadline:
August 1
Candidate must be enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student at an accredited college or university for the 2013-2014 Spring semester - Candidate must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field - Graduate students must have received an accumulative undergraduate GPA of a minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale - Graduate students should be maintaining a GPA of Minimum 3.0 on a 4.0 scale during Graduate School - Sophomores and Juniors must have an accumulative college GPA of a minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale - Freshman must have an accumulative high school GPA of a minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale - Candidates must complete an application and submit unofficial transcripts (if selected, an official transcript will be required)
Contact:
Thermo Fisher Scientific Attn: Scholarship Reference 3734 N. Meridian Rd Rockford, IL 61107 or via email to PierceScholarship@thermofisher.com Website: www.pierce-antibodies.com
MAES Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $4000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
September 19
The purpose of the MAES Scholarship Program is to increase the number of Hispanic students completing their higher education goals. Student Excellence Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to MAES student members in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The scholarship applicants are selected on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, leadership, community service, personal qualities, and completeness of application. Must be a Student member. Must be ages 18 or older. Must be pursuing a STEM major. Must meet enrollment and GPA requirements.
Contact:
2437 Bay Area Blvd., #100 Houston, TX 77058 USA Phone: (281) 557-3677 Fax: (281) 715-5100 Email: questions@mymaes.org Web: mymaes.org
Meyerhoff Scholars Program
 
Amount:
$5000-$22,000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 15 (Nomination Deadline) December 1 (Application Deadline)
Open to all high-achieving high school seniors who have an interest in pursuing doctoral study in the sciences or engineering, and who are interested in the advancement of minorities in the sciences and related fields. Students must be nominated for the program and are most typically nominated by their high school administrators, guidance counselors, and teachers. Prospective students cannot have received lower than a B in any high school science or math course, and many applicants have completed a year or more of calculus. Preference is given to those who have taken advanced placement courses in math and science, have research experience, and have strong references from science or math instructors. In recent years, a strong preference has been given to those students interested in the Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. (over the M.D.). Students must meet all eligibility requirements: * Minimum of 600 on the Math component of the SAT * Cumulative High School GPA of a 3.0 or above * Aspire to obtain a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in Math, Science, Computer Science, or Engineering * Display commitment to community service * Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
Contact:
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 Phone: 410-455-1000 or 410-455-3139 E-mail: mgoodwyn@umbc.edu Url: www.umbc.edu/meyerhoff/benefits_eligibility.html
The Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarships and Training Grants
 
Amount:
Up to $2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 23
Scholarships are offered in conservation, marine biology, underwater archaeology, and journalism, graphic arts, or photography. They are intended to support tuition and fees, independent research, and/or an internship program at an accredited university.Training grants provide funding for scuba training and, for some awards, scuba equipment. Funds are paid directly to the training facility and/or the equipment vendor upon WDHOF's receipt of an invoice.
Contact:
WDHOF, Inc. 2753 Broadway, Box 206 New York, NY 10025 General information: information@wdhof.org Scholarship information: scholarships@wdhof.org Member nomination information: nominations@wdhof.org Website: www.wdhof.org
The Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 02
The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, in at least the junior year of an accredited university, and have the intention of pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in science or engineering during the interval of the scholarship.
Contact:
National Space Club/ Goddard Scholarship 2025 M Street, N. W., Suite 800 Washington, D. C. 20036 Website: www.spaceclub.org
Janet Cullen Tanaka Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 15
Open to female sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate students planning to pursue graduate work or a career in the geosciences including: geology, hydrology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, geophysics, environmental/engineering hydrology. Must be attending a 2-year or 4-year college or university in Oregon or Washington State. Minimum 3.2 GPA.
Contact:
AWG Pacific Northwest Chapter Attn: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 28391 Seattle, WA 98118 scholarship@awg-ps.org
Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today Initiative (FeMET) Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$5,000
Awards:
10
Deadline:
December 31
Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a metallurgy or materials science program at an accredited North American university in 2014%u20132015. Applicant must be entering year three or four of a four-year engineering degree program in the fall of 2014. Applicant should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Applicant should have a demonstrated interest in the iron and steel industry. Applicant must be eligible for employment during the summer of 2014 at a steel company in the country (US, Canda, Mexico) he/she is in school. Satisfying the employment criteria in the appropriate country is the responsibility of the applicant. Applicants unable to accept the summer internship will not be considered. Applicant must commit to a paid summer internship (2014) at a North American steel company to be eligible for this scholarship. Applicant must receive a satisfactory performance review from the steel company (summer 2014), and maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA (spring 2014), to remain eligible for this scholarship.
Contact:
Completed applications, including all required documents, should be submitted electronically by 31 December 2013 to Lori Wharrey. Scholarships awardees will be announced 15 February 2014 for the 2014%u20132015 academic year. Questions about the scholarship and/or application process should be directed to Lori Wharrey at 1.724.814.3044
Motorola/IEEE Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Society Graduate Fellowship for Research
 
Amount:
$21,100 per year
Awards:
unspecified
Deadline:
Contact
Must have completed a minimum of four years of college plus one year of graduate study in a recognized scientific or engineering curriculum; must be enrolled full-time in a graduate curriculum leading to a Ph.D., with electronic packaging as a major field of interest.
Contact:
IEEE Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Society 445 Hoes Lane, PO Box 1331 Piscataway, NJ 08855-1331 USA Phone: 1 732 562 5529 Fax: 1 732 981 1769 Email: m.tickman@ieee.org Website: www.ieee.org
Intel Science Talent Award
 
Amount:
$7500-$305,000
Awards:
40
Deadline:
Contact
The Intel STS encourages talented U.S. high school seniors to pursue independent research in science, math, engineering, and medicine. 1. (a) Any student who is enrolled in and attending their last year of secondary school (public, private, or parochial) in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands, or the Marianas; or (b) Any United States citizen enrolled in their senior or 12th grade of secondary school attending: (i) a Department of Defense Dependents School or an accredited overseas American or International School; or (ii) a foreign school as an exchange student; or (iii) a foreign school because his/her parent(s) are temporarily working and living abroad. 2. Entrants must be completing the high school courses required for college applications and must not have entered any previous STS. Check with a counselor to verify; have them complete Part IV. 3. Sons and daughters of Society for Science
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
 
Amount:
a three-year annual stipend of $32,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution), opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose.
Awards:
2000
Deadline:
Contact
U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens at or near the beginning of research-based graduate studies in relevant science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines are eligible to apply
Contact:
Graduate Research Fellowship Operations Center, telephone: 866-NSF-GRFP, 866-673-4737 (toll-free from the US and Canada) or 202-331-3542 (international). email: help@nsfgrfp.org Website: www.nsfgrfp.org