This webpage provides a resource of reputable outside scholarship search engines and outside scholarships.  

Outside Scholarship Search Engines

Listed below are popular, outside scholarship search engines for incoming and continuing students to explore. This list is not exhaustive, so please feel free to research other options for funding!

*You can also research scholarships through professional organizations related to your major.

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Through other organizations, our institution has received information regarding outside scholarship awards. Our office will be updating this section as we receive outside scholarship notifications. Please check back for updates throughout the year.

  • UNICO Scholarships: Multiple scholarships being offered by UNICO National, the largest Italian American service organization in the United States. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $10,000. Some scholarships require a student to be of Italian heritage while others are open to applicants of all ethnicities.
    For more information and the application: https://www.unico.org
  • PKA Tech THEA Scholarship: For female, incoming freshman and current students pursing a major in the STEM concentrations. Must have a passion for technology, exhibit leadership qualities, and have a 3.2 GPA. Awards are for $500 and $1,500.
    For more information and the application: http://www.pkatech.com/pka-establishes-technology-higher-education-achievement-thea-scholarship
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers: Multiple scholarships with varying requirements. All scholarships require a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 unless specified differently below. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000. 
    For more information and the application: https://programs.shpe.org/scholarships/applicants/

  • Nordson BUILDS Scholarship: Applicants must be majoring in a field related to STEM, business, or manufacturing, maintain good academic standing, and  live near a Nordson facility (locations in California, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Rhode Island, Washington, Wisconsin).  Scholarships range from $2,000 to $10,000.
    For more information and the application: https://www.ofic.org/smr/nordsonlocations
    Applications are open from January 15, 2020 to May 15, 2020
  • Engineering and Land Planning Associates Scholarship for Sustainability: Applicants must be rising juniors or seniors demonstrating a commitment to sustainability seeking a degree in a STEM field. Applicants must possess a CGPA of 3.0. Personal statement is required. Scholarship amount is $2,500
    For more information and the application: https://njcolleges.org/icfnj-scholarships-and-cost-of-attendance/ 
    Deadline is October 1, 2020
  • PSEG Scholarship for Advancing STEM Majors:  Applicants must be rising juniors or seniors demonstrating a commitment to the environment, especially those involved with climate change initiatives, seeking a degree in a STEM field. Applicants must possess a CGPA of 3.3. Scholarship amount is $2,500
    For more information and the application: https://njcolleges.org/icfnj-scholarships-and-cost-of-attendance/
    Deadline is October 1, 2020
  • BD Scholarship for Students Pursuing Careers in Healthcare: Applicants must be rising juniors or seniors looking to pursue a career in the  healthcare industry. Applicants must possess a CGPA of 3.2. Personal statement is required. Financial need may be a consideration. Scholarship amount is $3,000
    For more information and the application: https://njcolleges.org/icfnj-scholarships-and-cost-of-attendance/
    Deadline is October 1, 2020
  • African American Entrepreneurs Grant: Applicants must be current or aspiring African-American entrepreneurs across any field or business stage. Winners will be selected on the merit of their business idea. Personal statement/essay is required. Scholarship amount is $1,000
    For more information and the application: 
    https://bold.org/scholarships/african-american-entrepreneurs-grant-female-award/
    https://bold.org/scholarships/african-american-entrepreneurs-grant-male-award/
    Deadline is February 11, 2021