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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.

International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are currently employed (during the college school year) with an International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) member company. Students must major in a food-related field (such as culinary arts, baking/pastry arts, or food science), business, or marketing, and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher (this requirement may be waived for first-time returning adult students).

Total: $2000 Awards:  48
Deadline:  April 1
2020

Rudolph Dillman Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for legally blind students who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees. Students must major in rehabilitation and/or education of persons who are blind or visually impaired.

Total: $2500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 1
2020

Paul and Ellen Ruckes Scholarship

Undergraduate or graduate students who are legally blind are eligible for this award. Students must be majoring in engineering, computer science, physical sciences, or life sciences; and must enroll full time.

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

Delta Gamma Foundation Florence Margaret Harvey Memorial Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in rehabilitation and/or education of persons who are blind or visually impaired are eligible to apply for this award. Students must be legally blind (i.e., have best corrected visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye, and/or a visual field of less than 20 degrees in the better eye).

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

Women in International Trade Scholarship

This award is for currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate female students who demonstrate an interest in international development, international relations, international trade, international economics and or international business.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2020

Southern Scholarship Foundation Award

International and U.S. high school seniors or older students who have been accepted to Florida State University, University of Florida, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, or Florida Gulf Coast University are eligible to apply for this award. Students must have high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher or a college or university grade point average of 2.85 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  April 1
2020

Les Dames d'Escoffier (LDEI) Colorado Chapter Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. female students attending a Colorado postsecondary institution with a focus in a food-related industry (such as culinary, food science, dietetics, nutrition, beverage and fermentation, hospitality and restaurant management, animal science, agriculture, or family and consumer sciences). Students must have one to two years experience in their chosen industry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 3
2020

Abdeldjelil "DJ" Belarbi Scholarship

This scholarship is available for graduate students who are attending a college or university in the Missouri Chapter of the American Concrete Institute membership area. Applicants must be majoring in a acourse of study related to concrete, materials, design, or construction.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 6
2020

Imomoh Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students pursuing a master's degree in petroleum engineering. Students must be from a country in the SPE Africa Region.

Total: $2000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 15
2020

The Begun Scholarship

This award is available for graduate students who are majoring in library sciences and planning to pursue a career as a children's or young adult librarian. Applicants must be a resident of California or attending a college in California.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 15
2020

Association of Illinois Real Estate Educators (AIREE) Alan S. Toban Grant

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of the state of Illinois. Applicants must be pursuing or continuing to pursue a career in real estate education.

Total: $500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 15
2020

SHRM Certification Scholarship

This award is for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an HR (human resources) area. Students must be national student members of SHRM, and must take the PHR or GPHR exam within the next 12 months or have already taken the exam and wish to receive the scholarship to cover expenses incurred.

Total: $750 Awards:  220
Deadline:  April 15
2020