Scholarships for High School Seniors, Grads, and Undergrads

COVID-19 has caused many unexpected financial hardships for many students and their families. Many campuses have emergency needs funds for students. Here is an updated listing of scholarships for students pursuing STEM related careers. We will continue to update this page as new scholarships emerge.

Asian American Architects & Engineers Foundation Scholarship

You must be full-time student working towards a degree or interested in one of the following professions:

  • Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Planning and Urban Design
  • Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Transportation Engineering
  • Construction or Construction Management

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a measurable level of involvement and/or service to the Asian/Pacific Islander community.
Applicants must be attending a U.S. school/college/university. International students are welcome!

Deadline: May 29, 2020

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Scholarship

The Marion B. Sewer Distinguished Scholarship for Undergraduates offers financial support to students who demonstrate an interest in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology and enhance the diversity of science. Students whose social, educational or economic background adds to the diversity of the biomedical workforce or who show commitment to enhancing academic success of underrepresented students are eligible.

The scholarship provides up to $2000 toward tuition costs for one academic year. Up to five scholarships will be awarded in each round of applications.

Levels: Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited two- or four-year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Citizenship Requirements: U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or students with DACA status.
 Deadline to Apply: June 1st

Quip Diversity Scholarship for students pursuing careers in STEM

Ideal candidates are part of a group that has been historically underrepresented in STEM (including but not limited to Women, Black, LatinX, Native American, first-generation college students, LGBTQ+, and/or people with disabilities)

Levels: enrolled as an undergraduate, masters, or PhD student in the U.S. or Canada, graduating in 2020 or later. 
Ideal candidates will have demonstrated interest or declaration of studying computer science or a related field.
Deadline to Apply: June 10th

California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation

The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) is pleased to invite all qualified California residents to apply for a scholarship. This scholarship program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses.

Levels: Full-time students (undergraduates & graduates).
High School seniors with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning.
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Deadline to Apply: June 1st

 California Legislative Black Caucus Policy Institute (CLBCPI) Scholarship Program

Named after the first African American Legislator in California, Frederick Roberts, the California Legislative Black Caucus Policy Institute (CLBCPI) Scholarship Program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expense

Levels: Full-time undergraduates
High School seniors with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning.
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Deadline to Apply: May 29th

Panda Cares Scholarship Program

The Panda Cares Scholars Program is a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted students. The Panda Cares Scholars Program will award a three-year renewable scholarship for up to $15,500 (up to $3,500 sophomore year, up to $5,000 junior year and $7,000 senior year) to highly capable future leaders for America who demonstrate academic achievement, strong leadership skills and a commitment to community service. 

Levels: Current frosh who will be sophomores beginning in fall.
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens and permanent Residents
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Students must have completed a minimum of 20 hours of community service and reside in one of the following states.
Permanent address in one of states listed below:  Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin.

Deadline to Apply: July 1, 2020

American Indian Science & Engineering Society

Since 1977, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) has focused on promoting American Indians in STEM. AISES has 6 open scholarships.

The Intel Growing the Legacy Scholarship Program gives undergraduates and graduate students includes financial support ($5,000 for undergraduate students and $10,000 for graduate students), mentorship, paid internship opportunities and possible employment with Intel.

The A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship Program awards undergraduates $1,000 and graduates $2,000.

Studying Agriculture? The Advancing Agricultural Science Opportunities for Native Americans (AASONA) Scholarship supports students pursuing agriculture related STEM degrees

Pursuing a major related to casino gaming? The VGT an Aristocrat Company Scholarships with a 3.0 GPA or higher in a field related to casino gaming (software development, technology, supply chain, etc.). 
The AISES Chevron Scholarships are awarded to American Indian, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America who are students in higher education

Are you an Undergraduate or Graduate student in geology mapping, geology mapping, geological field based analysis, or geophysical fieldwork and research? The AISES ExxonMobil Geosciences Summer Fieldwork Scholarship provides awards to  students pursuing these areas $3,000

Deadline Extended to May 15, 2020

Society of hispanic professional Engineers

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers has many scholarships for high school graduating seniors, undergraduates and graduate students. 
Deadline to Apply: May 31, 2020

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