Science Scholarships

American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholarships

ACS sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology and teaching.

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Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

Students pursuing or will be pursuing doctoral degrees in science and engineering.  The fellowship includes a 12-week research experience.

DEADLINE: January 1

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DegreeDirectory Social Science Scholarship

For students who are interested in pursuing bachelor level degrees related to Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Economics and History.

Amount: $500 scholarship
DEADLINE:  April 1

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Graduate Fellowship in the Physical Sciences

The National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC), is offering a fellowship program for students aspiring to a doctoral degree and a career in the physical sciences and related fields. Each fellowship is worth up to
$200,000, depending on the university the student chooses.

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Two additional programs:

1. The Traditional NPSC Program: Two-phase, six year fellowship.

2. The Dissertation Support Program: Provides support as graduate student conducts their dissertation research.

DEADLINE: November 5

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Hydro Fellowship Program

For students conducting research directly related to conventional and pumped-storage hydropower in the fields of engineering, environmental and biological science, or regulatory/economics.  This fellowship provides a living stipend, a tuition allowance, and an allowance for university-provided health insurance. Applicant must have completed bachelor degree by start of fellowship. Open to students who are completing their Master's or Doctorate degrees.


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Indiana Daffodil Society Scholarship

The Criteria/Guidelines for the Scholarship are:
1. Recipient is to be a junior or senior level undergraduate student in Biology/Horticulture/or Public Ecology programs
2. Recipient is a U.S. citizen with preference given to Indiana residents.
3. GPA of 2.8 or better on a 4.0 scale
4. Preference will be given to an applicant with a strong interest or experience in the growing, breeding, and/or showing of
5. Applicants should prepare a one page personal statement regarding their qualifications for this scholarship*.
6. Applicants are to include two letters of recommendation to support their application. One of the letters is to be
confirmation from the financial aid department that the student is in need of financial aid (personal financial details are
not to be included) and meets the GPA minimum.
7. More than one student from your school may apply.
8. Recipient will attend one of the Indiana Daffodil Society meetings/events prior to the issuing of the award funds. The
IDS 2012 schedule is as follows: Mar 24 Meeting 1-4 pm; April 10,11,12 Daffodil Show; July Picnic, TBA; July 18 Bulb Sale
most of the day; Aug 18 Meeting 1-4 pm; Aug 25 Bulb Sale most of the day; Oct 6 Meeting. All meetings and sales are at
the Holliday Park Nature Center, Indianapolis. While those dates are the better opportunity to meet the membership,
prospective recipients could instead participate in our digs (TBA) or Bag’N’Tag party, also TBA. Attendance at any activity is
to be coordinated with the Scholarship Chairman.
9. The scholarship check will be issued jointly to both the school and the student.

Amount: $1,000


For more information please visit or e-mail Qualification specifics should include academics relating to daffodils (coursework, internships, etc), extracurricular/Volunteer work, work experience, and personal experience with daffodils. Applications are to be e-mailed to and are to include the name, address, and contact information of applicant (including e-mail address)

Indiana Wildlife Federation Charles Holt Scholarship

Applicants must be Indiana residents and accepted for study or already are enrolled as a full-time undergraduate sophomore or above student. Applicants must be taking coursework to major or minor in a field related to natural resources conservation or environmental education.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: July 15 and December 31

For more information and application, please visit IWF's website.

IWEA Clean Water Scholarship

Students must meet the following requirements to be considered for the scholarship.

  • Be an Illinois resident or attend an accredited Illinois college or university.
  • Have completed at least two years of their undergraduate education at time of the award. Graduate students are also encouraged to apply.
  • Have a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.5.
  • Be enrolled in a water related field of study such as civil or environmental engineering, environmental science, or wastewater systems operation.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: Japplication period is November 1- January 31

For more information, please visit Illinios Water Enviornment Association's website.

Moriarty's Gem Art Rock Hound Scholarship

  • Must be studying a Science degree program
  • Currently reside in the U.S.

Complete their survey and essay question.

Amount: $500

DEADLINE: December 25

For more information and to apply, please visit their website.



National Research Council of the National Academies

Opportunities for Ph.D., Sc.D., or M.D. scientists and engineers of unusual promise and ability to perform research on problems largely of their own choosing.

Awards are made for one or two years, renewable for a maximum of three years. Annual stipends range from $30,000 to $75,000, based on the level of the applicant.l

DEADLINES: February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1

For more information and application, please visit

Online Education Science Scholarship


  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Working towards a degree in the Science field
  • Consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on, if required to upon notification of winning the award.
  • Amount: $500
    DEADLINE:  October 1

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    Orchid Care Scholarship by Orchids Made Easy

    Open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a program in Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation, or related field, with a focus on orchids. 

    Amount: $500

    DEADLINE: May 1

    For more information and application, please visit Orchids Made Easy website.

    Plushbeds Green/Environmental Scholarships

    For any undergraduate or graduate student seeking an eco-degree (any degree that is ecologically related). An essay is required.

    Amount: $1,00

    DEADLINE: August 15

    For more information, please visit Plushbed's website.




    Research and Outreach Projects from NASA

    Funding opportunities exist for independent research, outreach activities, student team projects and more.

    Amount: $varies per project
    DEADLINE:  February 24

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    SAP North America Scholarship Program

    Eligibility requirements:
    1. Currently enrolled as a full-time student
    2. Student who is commencing their junior or senior year of study
    3. Pursuing a bachelors degree in: Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering
    4. Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.5

    Amount: $5000
    DEADLINE:  June 1

    For more information and application, go on-line to

    Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

    For students pursuing a Ph.D. in areas of stewardship science, such as:

    1. High-energy-density physics
    2. Low-energy nuclear science
    3. Properties of materials under extreme conditions and hydrodynamics

    Includes a 12-week research experience.
    DEADLINE: January 12

    For more information and application, please visit

    Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship

    Open to undergraduate and graduate students who have declared a major in biology, chemistry, bio-chemistry, or a related life science field.

    Amount: (2) $10,000

                 (4) $5,000

    DEADLINE: August 1

    For more information and application, please visit the Thermo Scientific Website