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Most students know that they must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to find out their Expected Family Contribution (EFC). The EFC is a relative measurement of the student's ability to pay for school, and this number is often used to determine the amount of federal and state assistance available. This is a good start, but the true Cost of Attendance (COA) is often different than the sticker price. Most students have expenses beyond tuition, including room and board, books, and other costs. Before turning to student loans, students with financial need can look for scholarships to help close the gap between their EFC and COA. Our Scholarship Directory for need-based scholarships is a great place to start.

Wichita County Jr. Livestock Association Scholarship

The Wichita County Jr. Livestock Association Scholarship is available for 4H and FFA members in Wichita Falls, Texas. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 29
2019

Milken Scholars Program

This award is available for U.S. citizens who are currently high school seniors in Los Angeles, CA, New York City, NY, and Washington, D.C. Eligible applicants must demonstrate leadership and community service, must have a grade point average of 3.6 or higher, and must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $2000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Astronomical Society of Kansas City Astronomy Scholarship Fund

The Astronomical Society of Kansas City Astronomy Scholarship Fund is available for undergaduate students at the Department of Physics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City who have taken at least 6 credit hours of 300 or 400 level astronomy courses.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 1
2019

Dell Scholars Program

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who have a grade point average of 2.4 or higher and demonstrated financial need (e.g., Pell Grant eligible). Students must have participated in an eligible college readiness program during their junior and senior years of high school.

Total: $20000 Awards:  300
Deadline:  December 1
2019

ASHRAE General Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship Program

This is an award for an international or U.S. student who is majoring in engineering and plans to work in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) profession. The student must have a 3.0 grade point average or higher to be eligible.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 1
2019

ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship

This scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate students who attend a school within the geographic boundaries of ASHRAE's Region IV (Georgia, North Carolina or South Carolina). Students must major in engineering or architecture and plan to pursue a career in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) profession.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 1
2019

ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students from Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma or Texas who are majoring in engineering and plan to purse a career in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) profession. The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 1
2019

ASHRAE Donald E. Nichols Scholarship

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who attend or are planning to attend Tennessee Technological University. The applicant must plan to work in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) profession, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 1
2019

ASHRAE J. Richard Mehalick Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are majoring in mechanical engineering and attending the University of Pittsburgh. The student must plan to pursue a career in an heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R)-related field, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 1
2019

Willis H. Carrier Scholarship

This is an award for an international or U.S. student who is majoring in engineering and plans to work in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) profession. The student must have a 3.0 grade point average or higher to be eligible.

Total: $10000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 1
2019

Engineering Technology Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to international and U.S. undergraduate students pursuing an education in an engineering technology program that is a preparatory curriculum for a career in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  December 1
2019

Reuben Trane Scholarship

This scholarship is for international and U.S. college sophomores for use during their junior and senior years. Student must major in engineering and plan to enter the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) profession. The student must also have a 3.0 grade point average or higher to be eligible.

Total: $5000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 1
2019