Scholarships for PhD Students

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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.

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:  June 30
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:  June 30
2019

AfterCollege/AACN $10,000 Scholarship Fund

The AfterCollege/AACN Scholarship is available to U.S. graduate and undergraduate students who are pursuing an education in nursing or a related healthcare field.

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

David Knapp Scholarship

This scholarship is available for LGBT students and straight allies who reside in or are attending an institution of education in Connecticut.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 1
2019

ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to all undergraduate and graduate students who submit an essay of 3,500 to 12,500 words addressing one or more of the topics listed at the website. The work must be have been produced to fulfill an undergraduate or graduate course or degree requirement, and may be submitted in English or in Spanish.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  July 1
2019

The Cover Guy Annual Scholarship

This scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at a college, university, or trade school in the United States or Canada. Students must submit an essay to apply.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Oz Moving & Storage College Scholarship Program

U.S. students may enter this contest by submitting a captioned image or original essay on the topic of moving.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program

This award is available to Minnesota undergraduate and graduate students who are of one-quarter or more American Indian ancestry and are attending accredited institutions in Minnesota. The student must demonstrate financial need by being qualified for a Pell or state grant.

Total: $6000 Awards:  700
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship

The Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship is available for U.S. students who demonstrate evidence of leadership. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  July 1
2019

A-Dec/HDA Foundation Scholarship

U.S. third- and fourth-year dental students who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must current HDA (Hispanic Dental Association) members.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Eric Delson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students with a bleeding disorder who are attending or accepted to an accredited postsecondary institution in the U.S.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 1
2019