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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.

Papilior Scholarship

The Papilior Scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students who submit an original essay or sketch relating to trends and popular designs in jewelry making.

Total: $400 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Unigo $10K Scholarship

This $10,000 Unigo Scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. The applicant must register for a free online account with Unigo.com and submit a short response to this year's topic as posted on the website.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Unigo Top Ten List Scholarship 2019

The Top Ten List Scholarship is open to US students who are 13 years of age and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Customized Girl Scholarship

This scholarship contest is available for U.S. students who submit a statement through Twitter.

Total: $500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Number 1 Auto Transport Annual Scholarship

The Number 1 Auto Transport Scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. To apply, students must submit an original essay of at least 500 words on the topic of automotive transportation.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 1
2020

Fundera College Scholarship

The Fundera College Scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students who submit an original, three-minute video on the topic of starting a new business. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 1
2020

Melvin J. Schiff Fellowship Fund

The Melvin J. Schiff Fellowship Fund provides scholarships for professionals and technicians who are interested in furthering their knowledge of corrosion and corrosion control. Students may be enrolled full time or part time.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 1
2020

Daniel B. Goldberg and Miller Public Finance Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. and Canadian graduate students who are pursuing a career in state and/or local government finance. Students must be currently enrolled full time in a graduate program and must expect to be enrolled in the semester of application (including students who will be graduating).

Total: $15000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 6
2020

Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and Canadian part-time graduate students who have been employed by a state or local government for two or more years and are preparing for a career in state or local government finance.

Total: $10000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  January 6
2020

Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. and Canadian undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in an accounting program preparing for a career in state and local government finance. Undergraduate students must be in the process of completing at least their junior year by the time the scholarship is awarded.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 6
2020

GFOA Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. or Canadian college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who belong to one of the following groups (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau): Black or African American, Asian, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or a Pacific Islander. Students must be majoring in public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or non-pro...

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 6
2020

Express Medical Supply Scholarship Program

This scholarship contest is available for currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students studying in the U.S. Applicants must submit a meme image responding to the topic of this year's contest.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 6
2020