Outside (non-CofO) Scholarships

Undergraduate Financial Aid Programs of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Appalachian Scholarship
This scholarship fund is intended to assist residents of the Appalachian mountain region pursuing full-time post-secondary education.
Applicants must:
  • Be members of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.),
  • Be high school graduates or GED recipients,
  • Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.,
  • Be full-time residents of Appalachia,
  • Demonstrate financial need.
Preference will be given to undergraduate students.
Nontraditional-age students with no previous college experience are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.
Range of Awards: $100 to $1500 per academic year. Renewal is possible.
Contact: Kathy Smith, 888-728-7228 x5745 or Ksmith@ctr.pcusa.org

American Dietetics Association:

National Presbyterian College Scholarship
Deadline: Part One due March 1st, Part Two due March 31st
Applications are available online.
Applicants must:
  • Be an active member of a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) church,
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident,
  • Preparing to enter as a full-time freshman in a participating college or university related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.),
  • A high school senior,
  • Provide an official high school transcript confirming a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale,
  • Take the SAT/ACT exam no later than December 15 of their senior year in high school,
  • Write a 500 word essay on an assigned topic,
  • Demonstrate financial need by filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

American Chemical Society
Deadline: March 1
Applications are available at http://chemistry.org/scholars
  • African American, Hispanic/Latin, or American Indian,
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.,
  • Full-time student at an accredited college, university, or community college,
  • High academic achievers in chemistry or science (GPA 3.0 or better),
  • Demonstrate financial need,
  • Plan to major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science and planning a career in the chemical sciences or chemical technology.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Scholarships

DeadlineApril 1, 2014.

American Royal Association
Deadline: May 31
Application is available online at http://www.americanroyal.com/p/about/158.
  • GPA 2.5 or greater,
  • Sophomore or Junior,
  • Pursue a degree in agriculture.

Glenn Miller Society Scholarship
Deadline: March 1st, 2014.
Applications are available online.
  • Graduating high school seniors or first year college student who intend to make music a central part of their future,
  • Must submit a vocal or instrumental tape along with the application.


Groth Law Firm

Deadline: April 30, 2016


Hartford Technology Scholarship

Criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Full-time Junior or Senior level students concentrating on Information Technology
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better at end of prior academic year
  • Financial need
  • Attending four-year college in the United States


  • Two, $1,000 scholarships awarded two times annually (May 15th and December 15th)



The Hispanic College Fund Scholars Program
Includes multiple scholarship programs which you can read about below. Each program has different requirements and deadlines. Once you complete your applications, HCF will match you to the scholarship program to meet your needs. Good luck!
Requirements :
  • be Hispanic,
  • maintain a 3.0 Grade Point Average (on a 4.0 scale),
  • be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident,
  • reside in the U.S. or Puerto Rico,
  • be a current or rising undergraduate (some programs accept grad. students) student or a high school senior enrolling at a college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico,
  • demonstrate financial need.
*Some HCF Programs also require that a student be pursuing a certain area of study.
* Students studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Pharmacy and Nursing are highly encourage to apply.
*Please note: HCF only accepts online applications. No paper applications are available.

KY3 is the leading television station in Springfield, Missouri. We have a keen interest in the excellence of
broadcast education. KY3 has established this scholarship to encourage students of the highest caliber to enter broadcasting as a career and to seek the highest quality education in the field.
KY3 will be awarding two (2), thousand dollar scholarships ($1,000).
  • Be an Arkansas or Missouri resident, with a permanent address in one of the following Counties: ARKANSAS: Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Fulton, Marion and Newton MISSOURI: Barry, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Lawrence, Laclede, Oregon, Ozark, Polk, Pulaski, St. Clair, Shannon, Stone, Taney, Texas, Webster, and Wright,
  • Attending a post-secondary institution (two or four-year college or vo-tech/trade school)
  • Enrolled in a broadcast or related curriculum, which provides training and expertise applicable to a broadcast operation. Broadcast related degrees may include, but are not limited to: Accounting, Communications, Engineering, Journalism, Mass Media and Marketing,
  • Enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester the scholarship is awarded,
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent,
  • Application Deadline: April 15.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship
Current and prospective secondary school teachers of American History, American Government, and Social Studies. Graduating Seniors wanting to apply for graduate studies for a master degree in the arts, teaching, or education. Call 1-800-525-6927 or visit www.jamesmadison.com

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation:

Missouri Waste Control Coalition Environmental Scholarship
Deadline: April 15
Application is available in the Financial Aid Office.
  • GPA 2.7 or greater,
  • Full-time student,
  • Based on community service, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, academic achievement,
  • Have in interest in the environmental studies field.

Talbots Scholarship Foundation
Talbots Scholarship Foundation will award $180,000 in college scholarships, including up to 10 $15,000 scholarships and one $30,000 scholarship to an extraordinary finalist demonstrating courage, conviction and an insatiable entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Be women currently residing in the United States or Canada,
  • Be women who have earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September,
  • Be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full- or part-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2- or 4- year college, university, or vocational-technical school,
  • Be attending the full academic year and receiving a degree no earlier than May,
  • Have at least two semesters (24 credit hours or more) remaining to complete an undergraduate degree as of the beginning of the 2012 fall academic term.
Application should be completed by January 20. Visit http://www.talbots.com/online/landing/landingPage.jsp?landingPage=scholarship&_requestid=96064 to fill out the application.

National Association of Junior Auxiliary Scholarship
The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. was established in 1941 with the purpose of uniting members "to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public, with particular emphasis on children, and to cooperate with other organizations performing similar services."  Today the growing Association continues the focus of meeting the needs of children and youth in keeping with the NAJA slogan: "Care Today - Character Tomorrow".
  • Working or planning to work DIRECTLY with children,
  • Pursuing graduate level studies for one year in fields which address the special needs of children and youth. Graduate fields of study include, but are not limited to: Counseling, Psychology, Mental  Health, Special Education, Speech Pathology, Exceptional Children,   Remedial Skills Development, Hearing Impaired, Gifted and Talented, etc.  Scholarships are NOT awarded for graduate work in administration or general education,
  • A U.S. citizen and a permanent resident of a state with a Junior Auxiliary Chapter: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas,
  • Planning to attend a U.S. college or university for full-time or part-time study.
Application forms are available online ONLY between September 1 through February 1 to residents of states in which NAJA has Chapters (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas) from the NAJA web site:  http://www.najanet.org/view/17

The National Physical Science Consortium Scholarship
3716 S. Hope St, Suite 348
Los Angeles, CA 9007
(213)743-2407 Fax
Deadline November 30
NPSC offers two programs:
  • The Traditional NPSC Program provides a two-phase, six-year fellowship. Initial support is for two or three years, depending on the employer-sponsor. If the student makes satisfactory progress and continues to meet the conditions of the award, support may continue for a total of up to six years. Students typically apply during their senior year,
  • The Dissertation Support Program provides support while the graduate student conducts dissertation research. Students should apply in the year prior to the beginning of their dissertation research program, but not until they can describe their research at least in general terms,
  • NPSC welcomes applications from all qualified students, with continued emphasis on recruitment of a diverse pool of female and underrepresented minority applicants.

TLMI Scholarship
(Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute)
$5,000. Deadline: March 31st.
6 scholarships offered annually to students across the nation
Applicant must :
  • Be a Sophomore or Junior,
  • Be a Full-Time Student,
  • Have a Major dealing with label and tag manufacturing:
    - Management,
    - Sales/Marketing,
    - Graphic Arts,
    - Graphic Design,
    - Production.
  • Have a 3.0 GPA or higher,
  • Send an official transcript,
  • Have 3 references from persons who are not family members,
  • Send a one page, typed personal essay including:
    - Personal Information about yourself (special circumstances, interests, activities, etc.),
    - Financial circumstances (Include any other financial aid received),
    - Career and/or Educational Goals that relate to the tag and label industry,
    - Employment Experience,
    - Reasons why you should be chosen.
Scholarship renewal is done by sending a letter to the TLMI office stating how the scholarship has impacted the year.

Udall Scholarship
The Udall Foundation provides students with a maximum of $5,000 for tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses.
Applicants must:
  • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident,
  • Be committed to a career related to the environment, OR a Native American or Alaskan Native committed to a career in tribal public policy or Native American health care,
  • Be a sophomore or junior, pursuing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree,
  • Have a college grade-point average of at least a 3.0,
  • Be nominated by Dan Swearengen, the Udall Scholarship faculty representative.
Students may contact Dan Swearengen at Ext. 3352 for nomination
For more information, visit http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/MKUScholarship/ApplicationMaterials.aspx

For more information on International and Study Abroad Scholarship http://www.edupass.org

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