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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.

Christophers Video Contest for College Students

Undergraduate and graduate students may enter this video contest. The student must make a short video of five minutes or less interpreting the theme "One Person Can Make a Difference".

Total: $2000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  December 17
2019

Golden Key Joan Nelson Study Abroad Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are members of Golden Key International Honour Society. Students must be preparing for an upcoming study abroad program.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 17
2019

Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. graduate students who are members of the Golden Key International Honour Society.

Total: $10000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  December 17
2019

Saul Kagan Fellowship

This fellowship is available for U.S. and international students who are pursuing a Ph.D. or post-doctoral research in Holocaust studies.

Total: $20000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  December 23
2019

BEF General Academic Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who have been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Students are selected on the basis of scholastic ability, character, leadership potential, service to the community, and need for financial assistance.

Total: $5000 Awards:  22
Deadline:  December 27
2019

SR Education Group Graduate School Scholarship

U.S. graduate students or students who have graduated from a graduate program in the last five years are eligible for this award. Students must submit a rating and review of his/her program to be considered.

Total: $5000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 29
2019

CastleBranch-GNSA Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. graduate nursing students who are enrolled at an AACN member institution. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 30
2019

Kerri Castellini Women's Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female-identifying undergraduate and graduate students who exhibit strong leadership skills, as demonstrated by past and present educational, professional, and volunteer experiences. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
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:  December 31
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:  December 31
2019

AfterCollege Engineering and Technology Student Scholarship

The AfterCollege Engineering Student Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students majoring in engineering. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 31
2019

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship

The AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 31
2019