Scholarship Opportunities

Title Description

The State has an extensive array of financial aid programs in the form of grants, scholarships and other awards for students who want to further their education beyond high school.

Financial aid is money that helps you pay for higher education. Merit-based financial aid is aid given to students who have special talents, skills, or who have earned good grades. Need-based financial aid is given to students who demonstrate that they have financial need. Financial aid can come in the form of grants, work, student loans, parent loans, scholarships and other awards.

HEFS administers the District of Columbia’s state-level higher education grant program: the DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG) in additional to the merit based grant the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).  HEFS also provides students with information and resources on scholarships to help fund their college education.

Millions of people suffer from various physical and mental disabilities, and unfortunately, they also deal with disability discrimination and disproportionate representation in the impoverished population.

Continuing discussions and raising awareness for people with disabilities is fundamentally important to ensure equal rights, treatment, and opportunity for all people.

To support those with disabilities, the WiseGeek Disability Scholarship will be awarded to one student at any grade level or field of study who has a disability and large ambitions for their life.

Eligibility Requirements:

*  Students with mental or physical disabilities

* U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident

How to Apply:

You can apply for this scholarship on the scholarship platform. Just set up a student profile on and submit your application.

Deadline:  August 2, 2021


  • The applicant must have completed secondary school/high school education.
  • The applicant can be a citizen of any country or region.
  • You must have applied for a postgraduate or undergraduate course in any subject of your choice with an accredited college/institution/university in the world.
  • The applicant must have completed at least one term in the respective course.

Deadline: Before May 15th of every year.

 To be eligible Scholarship, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Be a U.S. citizen and possess a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8.

To enter, students must write a 750-word essay, or infographic on one of the following topics:

•The Event That Significantly Changed My Life

•Best Methods of Diversifying Your Education Background

•Meaningful Decisions That Impacted My Personal Development

After writing your essay, please send it to All essays must be submitted in either Microsoft Word or PDF format with all required documentation.

Deadline: Winners are selected Quarterly, with application submission deadlines on March 28, June 28, September 28, December 28.

Paragon Remodeling, Inc. is a Design & Build Firm that offers new construction and remodeling services for general home improvement. We specialize in various remodeling services, from minor room designs to building dream homes and additions.


  • All applicants must be enrolled, or currently enrolling, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. Enrollment must occur for their applied semester to receive the scholarship.
  • Students must be enrolled in a course related to home remodeling i.e. Interior design, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture etc. Vocational courses related to Plumbing, Electrical and Carpentry also accepted.
  • No minimum GPA is required.
  • All domestic, international, and undocumented students are eligible to make a submission.

Required Application Details

  • Applicants must provide proof of enrollment from an accredited college or university. We accept the following: A transcript, tuition receipt, or acceptance letter.
  • Information used during your presentation should be accurate and from reliable sources. Please provide a references page citing your sources.

Deadline:  July 31, 2021

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be Citizen or permanent resident of Australia, Canada or USA
  • Must have completed High School / Secondary School graduate
  • Must have completed at least 1 term of undergraduate course from an acclaimed College/University
  • Should be 18 years of age or above
  • Pursuing or planning to pursue a course in Computer Engineering, Computer Science (B.Tech, M. Tech. B. Sc., M. Sc, or M.S.) or IT from an accredited college/university

How To Apply?

To apply for this scholarship program, the students need to submit a wireframe of a mobile game with excellent UX and UI which can work on Android and iOS both.

You can email the wire frame in the form of PDF and above mentioned details on before 15th May of every year.

To successfully apply the gaming scholarship the Applicants:


  • Should be an undergraduate student.
  • Have achieved a minimum of 18 years of age by the start of the program.
  • Is either a high school or secondary school graduate or equivalent.
  • Have accomplished an overall CGPA of 3.9 or higher.
  • Have successfully completed at least one semester of college or university courses.
  • Be citizens of Canada, US, Australia or permanent residents.
  • Must show interest in continuing education in the gaming industry.
  • Must have not received the TechEnroll gaming scholarship previously.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The applicant should have enrolled or planning to enroll for undergraduate or postgraduate engineering course (for, eg. B.E, B.Tech, M.E. M.Tech) with an accredited college/university.
  • The applicant should be at least 18 years of age while applying.
  • The applicant should have completed High School / Secondary School education.
  • The applicant should be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia, USA or Canada.
  • While applying, the applicant should have completed at least one term of college/university engineering course after completing high school or secondary school education.


To apply for this engineering scholarship program, you need to submit a project relating to your course of study. This project can be in the form of a thesis, video, or a project report which is a combination of text and images. 


Send this project through email on: before 15th May of every year.

Eligibility Requirements:

Must be a graduating high school senior in your final semester who has been accepted to university or must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States.

- Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident.

- Must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother.

- All fields of study and GPA's will be considered.


How to Apply:

To apply, submit an essay of 500-1000 words sharing your story based on the questions below. Applications will be reviewed with impact in mind. We’re looking for applicants with tremendous passion and drive for big dreams, where winning the scholarship would bring them meaningfully closer to achieving their goals.


Deadline: The scholarship is awarded twice a year. The two application deadlines are June 30th and December 31st.


All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.

  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA or a specific major.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.

Required Application Details:

  • Please write a 1,000-word essay answering the following questions:
    • What are your goals for your education and the future?
    • What motivates you to continue your education?
    • How do you plan to use your education to assist those in need?
  • Please submit proof of enrollment or an acceptance letter in an accredited learning institution.

Deadline: All applications must be submitted by September 15, annually.


  • Applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited US college or university.
  • Applicants are required to have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Applicants should be an underrepresented minority majoring in a STEM-related subject or a high level of interest in the STEM field. If selected, there will be verification of minority status via school or other.

Required Application Details:

  • Please write a 1,000-word essay answering the following questions:
    • How do you plan to use technology to improve the lives of others?
    • How do you feel that underrepresented groups can be encouraged to go into the STEM field?
    • What businesses do you admire that encourage minority students to pursue a career in the STEM field?

A Scholarship For Those Interested in an IT Career Path.



You must submit a brief essay explaining the effect that internet technology has had on your life. In 5 paragraphs or fewer, you should describe any specific examples and ultimately display how technology has impacted and/or inspired you.


This is a $1,000 scholarship that is awarded on December 5th of each year. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is November 1st of each year.

The Undergraduate Scholarship Program is a financial needs based initiative that offers undergraduate students an unmatched experience in a diverse and inclusive environment. Undergraduate students, serving as scholarship recipients with the CIA, attend an accredited college/university on a full-time basis and work during summer breaks at the Agency.

If selected as a scholarship recipient, you will receive a wide array of benefits, including:

  • Tuition assistance up to $18,000 per calendar year for tuition, mandatory fees and books
  • Daily allowance for meals and incidentals during summer tours
  • Reimbursement for transportation costs between school and Washington, DC
  • Annual salary
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Federal retirement plans
  • Paid time off, as well as sick and holiday leave

Because the CIA invests in scholarship recipients, accepting an offer means continued employment with the Agency for a specified time frame.

Hill & Ponton is pleased to be supporting veterans as they further their education and enter a career field that would, in turn, help other veterans. Each year, four scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to the strongest candidates.

Following active duty service, many United States military veterans choose to earn a higher education degree. This path can help former military service members adapt to civilian life and launch a fulfilling future, whether through a community college or state university. However, what if you can’t afford the tuition?

Financial aid and military scholarships can help veterans and their family members pursue their educational goals. The specifics of this financial support varies per scholarship award, yet most offer tuition assistance up to a certain monetary amount. Student loans and financial aid may help with payment as well, depending on the applicant’s financial need.

Application Deadlines: May 1st and November 1st of each year.



  • Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.
  • You may be a senior in high school, or an undergraduate student who is currently a junior, freshman, sophomore or senior who will be pursuing an undergraduate degree in the fall. If you will have graduated with your undergraduate degree by the fall then please apply for the (ISC)² Graduate Scholarship if appropriate.
  • GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
  • You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required)
  • May be attending on campus or online.
  • May be attending full time or part time
  • May be attending in the US or Internationally
  • You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.
  • If awarded: the award will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and books.


  • Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.”
  • You may be a senior in high school, an undergraduate student, graduate or post graduate student to be eligible.”
  • GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
  • You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required).
  • May be attending on campus or online.
  • May be attending full time or part time
  • May be attending in the US or Internationally
  • You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.
  • If awarded: the funds will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and books

If you have enrolled for any engineering course, whether it is mechanical engineering, civil engineering, aeronautical engineering or even agricultural engineering, this scholarship program is there to aid you financially. On winning this scholarship, you get $5000 as a reward which you can use against your tuition fees and other expenses related to your education.

For eligibility criteria, application process and more details please visit:  

Deadline: 15th May of every year.

Each scholar will be able to avail the following benefits:

  • Awarded with an annual scholarship award for up to two years for any subject and any college or university across the world.
  • Participate in a fully-funded seminar within the country and globally.
  • Gain mentorship by industry experts to help scholars identify short-term and long-term academic goals. Assistance in successfully reaching those goals through one-to-one meetings, networking, and communication by email.
  • Become a member of the AIS Technolab Global Scholars Alumni community.
  • Participate in experiential learning modules, leadership development training combined with network opportunities with industry experts.

Deadline:  May 15th of every year

Eligibility Criteria For The Program:

  • Students enrolled (or enrolling) as full time student of accredited college/university within the U.S. , Canada, and Australia for completion of undergraduate degree.
  • High school students entering college, current college students, or graduates.
  • No school/ college dropouts are eligible
  • The student must have achieved at least a 3.9 GPA.
  • Applicants must be legal residents or citizen of the United States, Canada and Australia.
  • This scholarship will be awarded to students with majors in Computer Engineering, Computer Science (B. Tech, M. Tech. B. Sc., M. Sc, or M.S.) or IT
  • Should have attained 18 years of age at the start of the program.

Deadline: May 15th of every year

All applications must be submitted by December 31, 2021 at 11:59PM.

Steps to Apply

  • Fill out the required form.
  • Please write an essay answering the question “How can you save money in your daily life?”.
  • Regarding length and format, the essays should:
    • Be written in English
    • 800-1000 words in length
    • You should focus on the importance and the way to save money, you are encouraged to write about saving tips, especially on coupons and discount codes.
    • Submit your application when you finish.

Scholarship Amount: $3,000

Military Scholarships

Title Description

Scholarships of $2,000 will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, veterans, their spouses, or dependents who are currently attending four-year colleges or universities in the U.S. (not community colleges) and enrolled as full-time students in an eligible degree program. 


Active-duty personnel or veterans enrolled as full-time freshmen are eligible to apply; spouses or dependents must be at least second-year students enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors at the time of application.

Are you majoring in Computer or Electrical Engineering? Looking for $30,000 a year to pay for college? If so, maybe the Air Force Technical Degree Sponsorship Program (TDSP) can assist you in reaching your goal! Stop in the Financial Aid Office for an application.

  • AMVETS Scholarship - $1000 is awarded annually for 4yrs to those awarded with this scholarship. It’s specifically for children and grandchildren of Veterans, Active Duty members and Guard/Reserves. Students also must currently be High School seniors.
  • Scholarships for Military Children  - This scholarship is awarded by the Commissary and funded by its contributors.
  • Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund - All children of active duty, retired or reserve Chief Petty Officers are eligible rather they are natural born, adopted or step children.
  • Hero’s Legacy Scholarship - This is specific to children of a parent who has fallen in battle or have100% disability compensation.

Perlego is awarding a $20,000 scholarship! One grand prize winner will receive a scholarship of $5,000/year for 4 years of college/university. In addition they will receive a 1-3 month internship after graduation.

Two runner-ups will each receive an annual subscription to Perlego.

Scholarship is open to current high school and college students meeting the following criteria:  

  • Interested in/studying technology, computer science, or engineering 
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Scholarship is open to:
    • All women
    • All minorities
  • Financial need

Deadline to submit your scholarship application is August 20, 2021. Winner will be announced on or around September 15, 2021.

Share a scholarship

This is a link where students, faculty and staff contribute scholarships that they have found. If you find something that may be of interest please email with the name of the scholarship, application website,  and due dates.
Title Description

The (ISC)² Foundation is proud to help open doors to future information security professionals with scholarships for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students. Find out how to make a life changing move that will help put your career in the fast lane!

AAAS Science & Technology provides professional development opportunity to Doctoral students interested in learning about the science-policy interface while applying their scientific and technical knowledge and analytical skills to the federal policy realm.

The Mayor’s Scholars Undergraduate Program (formerly Mayor’s Scholars Undergraduate Fund) provides need-based funding for eligible DC residents earning their first associate’s or bachelor’s degree at select area colleges and universities.

The program is a last-dollar award designed to fill the gap between a student’s financial aid package and the cost of attendance. Recipients of Mayor’s Scholars funding can receive up to $4,000 per year, for up to 4 years for an associate’s degree, and up to 6 years for a bachelor’s degree. The funds are available first-come, first-serve, and you must re-apply each year. There is no guarantee you will receive funding, as funds are only available until they run out.

The application is available on the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education website

Deadline: March 31; June 30; September 30; December 31

Application Information:

Applicant must be currently seeking a bachelors, masters, or doctorate degree as a full-time student in the field of business at an accredited institution. Business can include (but is not limited to): accounting, advertising, business administration, economics, finance, human resources, international relations, management, political science, public relations, etc. Minimum 3.0 GPA and good standing in program required. Applicant must fill out the AfterCollege application and complete their profile which will be the criteria (with specific emphasis on the personal statement) used to determine the recipient of the award.

Sponsored by AfterCollege, Inc.


Deadline: March 31; June 30; September 30; December 31 Minimum GPA: 3 Study Areas: business

Contact Information: (Email) (Telephone) (415) 263-1300

Enrollment Level: College Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior, Master's-level study and Doctoral-level study.

Renewable: No

A Neumann & Associates, LLC has established an Annual $1,000 Business Scholarship Program sponsoring talented students who plan to pursue a career in business.
The scholarship will be awarded to the student with the best 500-word essay entitled, “What it Takes to be Successful in Business” after the ANA team reviews all submissions.

Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, 15 hours of coursework taken (or registered for) in business related course work and be enrolled full-time at a university or college offering a business degree during the award period.
Graduate students must hold at least one baccalaureate degree and be registered as a full-time graduate student.

Each student needs to submit a:
1) 500-word essay (double spaced) entitled "What It Takes to Be Successful in Business"
2) Resume
3) Proof of three business courses taken or registered for
4) Proof of current GPA

Scholarships for Graduate Students

Scholarships for graduate students are available.

Title Description

Capitol Technology University launched its Blue Ribbon Programs in the Fall 2015 semester.

  • Blue Ribbon Referral – Full tuition for one master's course given to an alumni or current student in a master’s degree who refers a student to any of the university's  degree programs – undergraduate, masters or doctorate. See the Blue Ribbon Referral form for details on myFA Portal under Forms.
  • Blue Ribbon Scholarship – A $500 scholarship per masters course for three consecutive courses with a 3.0 CGPA or better. Scholarship can be renewed with a new application. See the Blue Ribbon Scholarship application for details on myFA Portal under Forms.

Sallie Mae, the nation’s saving, planning, and paying for college company, launched the new go-to destination for graduate school scholarships. Sallie Mae’s free Graduate School Scholarship Search is now available to current and prospective graduate school and professional students and is home to more than 850,000 graduate school scholarships worth more than $1 billion.

Getting started is easy; students register free of charge, fill out a profile that can be updated at any time, and start searching. The tool responds with matches that identify relevant scholarships and their award amounts, application requirements, and deadlines. In addition, Graduate School Scholarship Search automatically will send updates when it identifies new matches.