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The Greek term for philosophy, or philosophia, means “love of wisdom.” So, it’s no surprise that students pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) postgraduate degree must have a passion for learning and continuing their education. Many PhD students have a full schedule with course work, graduate training, and working on their dissertation, which leaves little time for a job to help pay for graduate school. That’s why it’s important to look to university, organizational, and professional group scholarships to help cover tuition and the cost of living. Check out this directory of scholarships for PhD students, and apply for awards today. For even more scholarships, be sure to fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Collegiate Inventors Competition

The Collegiate Inventors Competition® (CIC) is a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame®. A national competition introduced in 1990, it recognizes and rewards innovations, discoveries and research by college and university students and their faculty advisers. The competition encourages students who actively pursue invention. Students often come from science, engineering, mathematics and technology studies, but creative invention can emerge from any course of study. The program was introd...

Total: $15000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  June 7
2020

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. high school juniors and seniors, and students who are currently registered in a postsecondary institution.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 12
2020

AORN Foundation Student Nurse Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in nursing and are currently enrolled in a program leading to eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse.

Total: $2500 Awards:  54
Deadline:  June 14
2020

ScholarshipPoints.com $10,000 Scholarship

This $10,000 scholarship drawing is open to legal residents of the United States. Applicants must plan to attend college at least part time during the academic year.

Total: $10000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  June 15
2020

Allogan Slagle Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate students who are members of an American Indian or Alaskan Native tribe that is not recognized by the federal government.

Total: $1500 Awards:  8
Deadline:  June 15
2020

Starfleet Scholarships

STARFLEET is fan club for Star Trek fans. Divided into hundreds of local Chapters, each is named as a different starship or space station. Scholarships are awarded in amounts of up to $1,000 based on number of applicants and availability of funds.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  June 15
2020

PFLAG Indianapolis Chapter Scholarship

This scholarship is provided annually to support the financial needs of LGBT students who reside in Indianapolis, Indiana. Applicants must demonstrate academic potential and a history of service & advocacy within the LGBT community.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  June 15
2020

Illinois Grant Program for Dependents of Police, Fire, or Correctional Officers

This award is for students who are residents of Illinois and plan to attend a postsecondary institution in Illinois. The student must be the child or spouse of an Illinois police, fire, or correctional officer who was killed or at least 90 percent permanently disabled in the line of duty.

Total: $6161 Awards:  70
Deadline:  June 15
2020

Kappa Delta Rho General Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Kappa Delta Rho members who will be enrolling in or are currently enrolled in graduate studies. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  June 16
2020

Michael A. McCarthy Architectural Scholarship

This scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate members of Kappa Delta Rho who are studying architecture. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $700 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 16
2020

Kevin Child Scholarship

This scholarship is available for all high school seniors, undergraduate students and graduate students who have been diagnosed with hemophilia or Von Willebrands disease or other bleeding disorder. The student must be a U.S. citizen.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 19
2020

No Essay Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. and international high school and college students enrolled in U.S. academic institutions. Applicants must apply online.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  June 30
2020