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.

Frank del Olmo Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for California undergraduate and graduate students who are of Latino descent and planning to pursue a career in journalism.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Morton Marr Poetry Prize

This scholarship is available for U.S. and international students who submit an original, previously unpublished work of poetry and the associated entry fee. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, and must have not previously published a complete book of poetry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 30
2019

George Ramos Memorial Scholarship

The George Ramos Memorial Scholarship scholarship is available for California undergraduate and graduate students who are of Latino descent and majoring in journalism.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program

The Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who submit an essay of approximately 1,000 words on one of the monetary or currency-related topics listed at the provider's website.

Total: $2000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Lycoming County Medical Society Scholarship Fund

This award is for graduate students who are enrolled full time in an allopathic or osteopathic medical school within the United States, and are residents of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 30
2019

NYLA Dewey Scholarship Award

This scholarship is available for U.S. students pursuing a master's degree in library science at one of the ALA-accredited schools located in New York state. Students must have a grade point average of 'B' (3.0) or higher. Both the student and the library school must be members of the New York Library Association.

Total: $1000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Bobbie Anderson Faculty Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. registered nurses who have been accepted into a master's degree nursing program and plan to teach in an associate's degree nursing program for two years or more.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Richard E. Merwin Scholarship

This award is available for international and U.S. college juniors, seniors and/or graduate students who are majoring in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, or a well-defined computer-related field of engineering. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and be an active member of an IEEE Computer Society Student Branch Chapter.

Total: $1000 Awards:  22
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Entrepreneur Circle Scholarship

The Entrepreneur Circle Scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students who show a passion for entrepreneurship.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship

This scholarship program is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who possess an interest in social justice, as demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
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:  September 30
2019

Niche "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:  September 30
2019