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When watching “The Big Bang Theory,” do you understand everything Sheldon Cooper and Leonard Hofstadter talk about? If so, perhaps you have a future in science. Much like the popular theoretical and experimental physicists portrayed on TV, real-life scientists can vary just as much as their fields of study. Students who plan to study biology, chemistry, physics, anatomy, or environmental sciences can pursue fields in research, teaching, experiments, and more! The one thing all science majors do have in common is that they’ll need to pay for college. With a growing need, along with a high level of academic coursework, there are several organizations, schools, and private scholarships offered for those pursuing a future in science. You won’t need a microscope to find them, either. We’ve listed scholarships for science majors right here; so search and apply today!

NextStepU STEM Scholarship

The NextStepU STEM Scholarship is available for students between the ages of 16 and 22 who are majoring in or planning to major in a field related to science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $1500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 30
2019

AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship

The AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in science.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2019

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

The AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students from an under-represented population group who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Eric J. Gennuso and LeRoy D. (Bud) Loy, Jr. Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who will be sophomores or juniors in the upcoming academic year and are studying engineering or environmental sciences. Students must attend a college or university located in Pennsylvania or have served as an intern with a Pennsylvania office of an ACEC/PA member firm.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Vic & Margaret Ball Internship

Current undergraduate students who are enrolled full time in a floriculture/environmental horticulture or business program at a two- or four-year college or university in the United States with a recognized floriculture program are eligible for this award. Students must have a 'C' or better grade point average and participate in an internship.

Total: $6000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  October 1
2019

Connecticut Minority Teacher Incentive Grant Program

This award is for Connecticut upper-level undergraduate students who are enrolled in an undergraduate teacher preparation program at an eligible college or university in Connecticut. The student must be a minority student (African, American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American or Native American heritage) and intend to teach in a Connecticut public school after graduation.

Total: $5000 Awards:  64
Deadline:  October 15
2019

Santa Fe College Amber Peck and John Parker Environmental Sciences Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students who plan to attend or are attending Santa Fe College and are majoring in the area of enviromental sciences such as biology, wildlife ecology, forestry, or environmental science. Students must reside in Alachua or Bradford counties in Florida and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1600 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 15
2019

IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Graduate Fellowship

This award is for full-time graduate students majoring in electrical engineering, applied physics, or a similar field, actively participating in research in the microwave area towards their degree, and a member of MTT-S.

Total: $6000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  October 15
2019

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall. Applicants must be a member of an underrepresented group, have a minimum 3.5 grade point average and be pursuing a major in a STEM field; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Total: $1000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  October 15
2019

Hertz Fellowship

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is available to graduate students majoring in physical sciences at select partner universities of the foundation. The list of eligible schools can be found at www.hertzfoundation.org/dx/Fellowships/Guidelines/Schools.aspx. All applicants are evaluated on merit only.

Total: $33000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  October 23
2019

National Eagle Scout Association STEM Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Eagle Scouts are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors planning to enter college in the year that the scholarship is applied for.

Total: $50000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  October 31
2019

Harvey Fellowship

This award is available for U.S. and international Christian graduate students. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement and commitment to Christian values.

Total: $12000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  November 1
2019