Student Financial Aid

Scholarships for Graduate Students

The University of Maryland financial aid website is an excellent place for Graduate Students to find out how to meet their educational costs. As you browse our site, you will find information about applying for student financial aid, available aid programs such as loans and Federal Work-Study, and costs. In addition to these options there are many scholarship/ fellowship opportunities graduate student may apply for. Please find a listing of these opportunities through the Graduate School website.

Application Deadline: January 1, 2018

This site provides composite lists of both general scholarships and minority scholarships.


Application Deadline: January 1, 2017

Affording college and accompanying expenses can be tough (we’ve been there). With the continual increases in tuition costs, books, and cost of living, college students need all of the assistance they can get. Our scholarship fund was created to help qualifying students offset some of the expenses associated with improving their education.


Application Deadline: May 30, 2016

As part of our commitment to helping those who were injured, Zehl & Associates is pleased to announce the creation of two new Scholarship offers: one is for law students currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited law school and the other will go to a student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a private or state university.

The two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to two applicants who submit the required application and essay


Application Deadline: October 17, 2016

Alan Lescht & Associates, P.C., is a Washington, D.C., employment law firm that represents federal and private-sector workers. Our attorneys worked hard to earn undergraduate and law degrees, and we understand the value of education. We also understand that college can place a tremendous financial strain on both students and their families. As a result, we are offering a $1,000 ANNUAL scholarship to a current or prospective college student. The scholarship will be awarded to the winner of our essay contest.


Application Deadline: August 24, 2016

Albertson & Davidson,LLP is offering a 2500 College Scholarship to the winner of an essay contest. Students currently attending or planning to attend a college or a university during the fall 2015 academic year are eligible to apply.


Application Deadline: January 1, 2018

The APA is offering various grants, scholarships, awards, and fellowships to graduate psychology students pursuing doctoral degrees or graduate research. Additional fellowships and programs are also offered for minority psychology graduate students.

For deadlines please see the website:


Application Deadline: January 1, 2018

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The Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) can provide tuition assistance for up to four years of school (two years for PA masters degree), a monthly stipend of $2,122, as well as all professional school required fees and expenses, books and equipment being paid by the Navy.


Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

I founded with a single goal in mind: to help students solve academic writing troubles and start writing better essays. It’s time to check if I made any progress with that, so I invite all readers of my website to take part in a challenging writing contest. It will be fun!

You’ll get a chance to get your essay published and earn a valuable prize that will motivate you to become an even better writer. Freedom of speech is the main motto of this contest, so you can express any opinions related to the topic you choose!


Application Deadline: July 31, 2016

All of us at The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. were touched by the story of 14 year-old Avonte Oquendo, an autistic boy who went missing after he wandered away from school in 2013. The outpouring of support and assistance that accompanied the search for Avonte was unprecedented. Although Avonte tragically did not make it home alive, we want to show the same support for the autistic community in memory of this extraordinary young man. That is why The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a student living with autism, or whose loved one is living with autism.


Application Deadline: December 15, 2016

This year, Berbay Marketing & PR will continue its support awarding another scholarship to a deserving student who demonstrates a high level of writing skill, academic excellence and creativity. The annual scholarship will be awarded to a single student working towards a degree in marketing, public relations or communications.

The deadline to submit is December 15th, 2016 by 5:00 p.m


Application Deadline: September 30, 2016

Our website is offering a perfect scholarship program for U.S students enrolled in any program for the year 2016. Most importantly reviewing Phen375 which can help people to burn their unnecessary fat. We would like to help the students who are in need of scholarship grants to pay their college fees. It gives us immense pleasure to help such students by providing a scholarship amount to one lucky winner of this scholarship contest.


Application Deadline: May 31, 2016

BroadbandBLUE would like to announce a $500 scholarship in this year’s “BroadbandBLUE Social Media Blog Scholarship”, open to any student attending post-secondary school starting in the 2016 Academic Year. This is the first scholarship that we have offered in the history of our company! The application process for our BroadbandBLUE scholarship is different than most, making the process easier for most students to apply and have an opportunity to win.


Application Deadline: December 1, 2016

Burning Tree presents an annual $1,000 college scholarship to deserving college and university students.


Application Deadline: October 31, 2016

As investment professionals, we recognize there is no greater investment than in the education of future generations. As part of our commitment, CIC Wealth will be providing a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 to one selected student. We hope that this scholarship will contribute to the educational opportunities and future of this student.


Application Deadline: December 15, 2020 will award two $1,000 scholarships annually in each of the fall and spring semesters to students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs at any accredited United States college or university.

Deadlines are Dec. 15th and May 15th of each year


Application Deadline: June 30, 2016

Classic Shapewear is a proud supporter of artistic ambitions, and we’re pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity that honors creativity and imagination! If you’re a high school senior on your way to college or a current college student, this scholarship is “designed” specifically for you. Beginning on March 31st, we’re holding an open call for your design inspiration boards.


Application Deadline: May 31, 2016

Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship: Design an advertisement against distracted driving; you will be judged based on the quality of the content, it’s usability as an ad (billboard, commercial, PSA, banner, etc) and how it effectively convinces drivers to stay focused on the road. We are looking for creative, and helpful ads with maybe a bit of humor or irony.


Application Deadline: December 31, 2099 was created to help meet the demand for qualified computer scientists in the workforce. We provide an in-depth overview of the field – including education – and serve as an introduction for the next generation of programmers, engineers and developers.


Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

DannyandDrew is offering an annual $1,500 scholarship as an award for the winner of an essay contest. Students interested in applying are required to write a 300-500-word essay on either the advantages of renting versus owning during college years or what real estate rental income opportunities could mean to college students


Application Deadline: June 30, 2016

Awarded to any college student (graduate OR undergraduate) who aspires to live a healthy, active life while in college.


Application Deadline: May 31, 2016

David Ghozland, M.D. is proud to support the next generation of medical professionals by providing a $1,000 scholarship to a student showing excellent promise studying in the sciences or medical field. This scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student in order to help support their efforts towards earning a degree.

Any student at a four-year accredited university or college is eligible to apply. Please submit an essay of up to 1,000 words (maximum) that answers the following question:

What contribution will you make to the medical world once you graduate?


Application Deadline: July 31, 2016

The Clearwater auto accident attorneys at the Dolman Law Group, understand the value of education. After all, all of our attorneys have earned an undergraduate degree and successfully completed a rigorous juris doctorate program during law school. We also understand that college can place a tremendous financial strain on both students and their families.


Application Deadline: July 31, 2016

Social Security, Unemployment, Visas, Medicare... these programs are confusing. The government is slow. We understand. Our guides, calculators, information centers and company of advocates are here to make your life easier.


Application Deadline: June 25, 2016

EssaysCapital announces an international essay writing contest for everyone who's willing to showcase superb skills in creative and critical thinking. This is your best chance to get recognition for your talent.


Application Deadline: July 15, 2016

Prompt: In 500 to 700 words, pick any person who signed the Constitution of the United States and write a report on why you chose them.

"N.B. It cannot be George Washington, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, or Benjamin Franklin." Essays are to be attached to the dropbox at "No mail or e-mail will be accepted, Electronic Submission only.”


Application Deadline: December 21, 2016

Five Hundo is proud to announce the Entrepreneurial Scholarship for aspiring entrepreneurs who show the same passion, creativity, and character as the entrepreneurs interviewed on Five Hundo. We understand how difficult it can be for students to afford college with the rising costs of tuition, books, housing, and more, and we’re committed to playing a small role in helping students with the entrepreneurial spirit make ends meet.


Application Deadline: October 1, 2016

About the Future Innovators Scholarship Program: Equal access to education is one of the main pillars of StudySoup's values. To further propagate access to education for all, StudySoup recently announced a $2,000 scholarship for outstanding students enrolling in or continuing to pursue education opportunities.


Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

Vantage Point Recovery is offering our inaugural General Education and Mental Health Education Scholarship! We are dedicated to helping to support education specific to mental health.


Application Deadline: December 1, 2020

Enter to win a $1,000 scholarship or $1,000 toward your student loan payments from the Graduate Programs Foundation. Drawings will be held quarterly. To qualify, you must be a current graduate student, OR have completed graduate school within the last 5 years.


Application Deadline: January 1, 2018

Several scholarships are being offered for prospective undergrads, current undergrads and graduate students of Hispanic heritage. Award amounts range from $1,000 to $20,000. Deadlines vary.


Application Deadline: February 1, 2017

Injury Trial Lawyers, APC, a personal injury law firm in San Diego, CA, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring law student throughout the United States.


Application Deadline: August 1, 2017, out of Canton, Ohio, is providing a $1000 scholarship for working students to help pay for school. To apply, students must write an essay discussing the complexities of paying your way through college, explain how you are able to manage it, and describe what the process has taught you about personal and financial responsibility.


Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

The Law Office of Joseph J. LoRusso P.A. understands that obtaining a college degree is often the foundation of a successful career in the modern economy. We also are well-aware that the rising costs of higher education can but a significant financial strain on both students and their families. In some cases, the costs associated with attending college may keep achieving the dream of earning a degree out of reach for some students.


Application Deadline: September 1, 2016

Karman Healthcare is offering two $500 scholarships for students who have a mobility disability, the entry would be an essay or poem, the next deadline the theme is to create a presentation of how disability laws can be improved in the US.


Application Deadline: December 31, 2016

The Kenneth P. Carp college scholarship is open to individuals who are planning to attend or currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university. In order to participate, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the question provided. All students who plan on pursuing a course of study at a college or university for the school year of 2015-2016 are encouraged to apply.


Application Deadline: January 1, 2018

Kids' Chance is offering scholarships for students between the ages of 16-25, who have a parent that has been catastrophically injured or killed in an employment-related accident in Maryland. The parent's death or injury must have resulted in a substantial decline in the family income.


Application Deadline: December 15, 2016

Lance Surety Bonds Associates is offering an annual $1,500 scholarship available to all students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited college, university or trade school in the U.S. To apply for our scholarship, you have to submit an essay of minimum 500 words on one of the topics provided.


Application Deadline: December 1, 2016

Legend compression wear is offering a $500 scholarship. In order to enter applicants must be a current College Student or incoming Freshman and must submit a 500 word minimum blog article about the topic: “What it means to Be a LEGEND in my life”


Application Deadline: June 15, 2016

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship Los-Angeles-DUI-Attorney-Diabetes-Scholorship It is our pleasure to announce the first ever Los Angeles DUI Attorney Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is intended to support one hard working, high achieving college student who lives with diabetes. is proud of the work we do connecting drivers with the top DUI lawyers in California. But we believe it’s just as important to nourish the next generation of leaders and professionals—and we want to do that where it matters most.

Many of us involved in the site have seen firsthand how diabetes can change a life. Often, it comes without warning and it can radically alter how a person lives from day to day. But we also believe that diabetes should not be an impediment to pursuing your dreams. We want to help a student with diabetes complete their college education and launch their career.

We urge all eligible students to apply, and we look forward to reading the essays and bestowing this scholarship.


Application Deadline: June 30, 2016

The scholarship is free to apply for and the deadline for applications is June 30 2016. Applicants are asked to submit a 750-1000 word essay on why they wish to pursue a career in the healthcare field. The successful applicant will be awarded $500 which they are free to spend as they wish.


Application Deadline: December 21, 2016

As someone who’s started from nothing and grown a large, profitable wine import/export company, I have come to appreciate the passion and creativity of today’s entrepreneurs. This is why I’m proud to announce the Mike Asimos Entrepreneurial Scholarship – a yearly scholarship given to aspiring entrepreneurs who show the passion and creativity to make a true difference in the world.


Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

Millenial Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship offered by Extreme Technologies. Students interested in applying are required to write a 500-word essay or a two-minute video on how Millennials see themselves contributing to help Legacy companies gain a competitive advantage.

US Citizens currently enrolled at full-time, at an accredited American university or college with a course of study in business, technology, engineering or finance.


Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

Narei is offering an annual $1,500 scholarship for U.S. students enrolled in an accredited American university or college. To apply, write a 300-500 word essay discussing Millennial’s aversion in real estate and why investing is important.


Application Deadline: December 31, 2016

Consideration for this scholarship will be based on many factors, including GPA, participation in extra-curricular activities, school organizations, community service, and mainly, the writing of a 500 to 1000 word essay.

Open to everyone except orthopedic surgeons.


Application Deadline: May 25, 2016

Are you a talented essay writer? Then take advantage of this unique chance to get rewarded for your work by the best essay writing service! NinjaEssays is all about supporting writers and helping them to get the motivation they need. The purpose of this essay writing contest is to inspire writers from all around the world to showcase their creative and critical thinking skills.

By entering our annual writing contest, your work will be published on the NinjaEssays blog and shared on our social media profiles. Wait, there is more:

You’ll get a prize! If you rank first, second or third in the final results, you will receive a cash prize.


Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

The Normandie Law Firm has established the Normandie Law Firm Access-For-All Scholarship. The scholarship is open to any student pursuing a post-secondary education (community college, undergraduate or graduate degree programs, law school, or business school) who wishes to pursue a career in the legal field. Each year, the firm will award two scholarships, each in the amount of $1000.


Application Deadline: June 30, 2016

Write an essay on the topic “The ideal higher education model for my country.” Try your best to cover the following questions: 1. What higher education model do you see ideal? 2. What changes would you make to improve your country’s higher education model? It’s a perfect opportunity to show your creativity and writing skills with a chance to win $500!


Application Deadline: May 31, 2016

The law firm of Polsky, Shouldice & Rosen, PC is pleased to offer the PS&R Injury Scholarship. This scholarship is available to individuals who are attending or plan to attend a regionally-accredited community college, college, or university in the United States.


Application Deadline: July 1, 2016

Palma Financial Services Scholarship is aimed at rewarding one deserving student for their academic and personal achievements. Our application is designed to be broad to give you the opportunity to present all the reasons why you are the most deserving candidate.


Application Deadline: June 30, 2016

The Philadelphia Protestant Home (PPh) is proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship to students enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university. The Philadelphia Protestant Home, a vibrant senior living community, provides residents 62 or older with lifelong access to a full continuum of services that are all available right on our campus. By offering Independent Living, Personal Care, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation options, The Philadelphia Protestant Home offers a peaceful environment that adapts to the changing needs of seniors. As a not-for-profit organization, our mission is to provide a caring senior living community that affords its residents the opportunity to achieve their highest possible quality of life. We value the importance of supporting the future leaders in the senior care industry through education.


Application Deadline: December 31, 2016

Golden Meadows Kennel is offering a $1,000 Annual College Scholarship! We are dedicated to helping students interested in general animal husbandry and/or pre-veterinary studies.


Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

PritzkerLaw is offering a $3,000 annual scholarship to students who demonstrate a drive to improve food safety and protect public health. Students interested in applying are required to write a 300-500-word essay.


Application Deadline: January 1, 2020

It's possible to offset some of the costs of earning a public health degree by tapping into a variety of available public health scholarships. Application processes and award amounts vary from program to program, but students may apply for multiple scholarships simultaneously. This website provides various scholarship opportunities for students to be able to browse through and apply for.


Application Deadline: May 31, 2016

Television has changed a lot over the last 20 years. Shows no longer are appointment viewing and with the inventions of DVR and On-Demand options has made watching television shows easier. Along with that, more people are consuming television programming with and talking about it, sometimes in real time, on various social media platforms.

Because SAT TV Depot is extremely passionate about quality television and the social viewing experience. We’ve seen an increase in better and more engaging shows. So we ask:

Have you ever been influenced to start watching a new TV show because of social media? Which show? Did it live up to the hype?


Application Deadline: June 15, 2016

Safer® Brand is opening this scholarship to any student who will be enrolling in college or any other post-secondary education in their following semester. This means if you'll be in college next semester, you can apply. This scholarship is open to all areas of study or major.


Application Deadline: April 30, 2017

SaveBee Scholarship Program helps exceptionally talented and motivated students from developing the world and to overcome the biggest obstacles to education. We are glad to inform you that we are herewith conducting a scholarship program for the graduate students of the United States of America, so that the prize money of this scholarship program can be helpful for their financial assistance. All you need to do is, participate in this scholarship program and get the financial assistance you need.


Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

Scottyancey is offering an annual $1,500 scholarship to help students in their educational path. Students interested in applying are required to write a 300-word essay on how entrepreneurship changed in America.


Application Deadline: December 31, 2016

People complain about their skin every day. The complaints range from acne to visible scarring to hypersensitivity. Some complain about their pigmentation and others seem to notice that their skin is experiencing some premature ageing.we are offering a great scholarship opportunity to eager and needy university students in the United States of America.


Application Deadline: August 1, 2016

Whether it’s playing an instrument, a physical talent, or any other special skill you have, we want to hear how it’s progressed throughout your life. We want to know who has helped you grow your skills and encouraged you to keep working on your ability. Tell us about how you’ve pushed yourself to get better and why.


Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

Simpler Option is offering a $3,000 First place and $2,000 second place scholarship to support students in their educational endeavors. To enter students must submit an essay of 800-1,00 words discussing how higher education can better prepare students to take part in online trading and better utilize online trading tools.

US Citizens currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college with a major in finance or a related field.


Application Deadline: January 1, 2018

Various fellowships allowing for the opportunity to pursue independent research projects in association with members of the Smithsonian professional research staff.


Application Deadline: July 1, 2016

The Phoenix nursing home abuse lawyers at Knapp & Roberts are offering a $2,500 scholarship for college-bound or currently enrolled students who are pursuing a special education degree. To apply for this special education degree scholarship, please write a minimum 500-word essay sharing why you are pursuing a special education degree and how you would benefit from this scholarship.


Application Deadline: September 1, 2016

Sweeney Merrigan Law is devoted to representing individuals who have suffered an unnecessary and otherwise preventable harm. For this reason, Sweeney Merrigan Law would like to honor and thank emergency responders who are at the forefront of eliminating these dangers from our community. As a small thank you for their commitment to safety, Sweeney Merrigan Law is proud to offer a $1,500 scholarship to aid Fire Fighters, Police Officers and EMTs who are currently enrolled in classes.


Application Deadline: August 1, 2016

Healthdaddy is excited to sponsor the 2016 Healthdaddy Scholarship to currently enrolled college students participating in educational programs involving Health Care, Fitness, Nutrition or Science.

Featuring a $5,000 grand prize and a runner-up $2,000 award, the Healthdaddy Scholarship will be accepting applications from current students attending an accredited college or university in the United States. Any student interested in participating should submit a copy of their current transcript as well as an answer to the essay question provided below. Applicants will be judged on their academic merits and the content of the application essay they provide.


Application Deadline: August 23, 2016

For over 20 years, The Kaplan Group has had extensive experience solving problems and negotiating B2B transactions for clients large and small. Now, we want to give back. We see value in continuous education and helping students grow. Because of this, The Kaplan Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship to any undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a business or law-oriented degree program.


Application Deadline: August 16, 2016

We believe that a good education is a valuable investment for the future and that financial limitations should not be a barrier to achieving that goal. To that end, we are pleased to provide financial assistance for students who are currently attending or are planning to attend college or graduate school.

We will be offering a $1500 scholarship, beginning in the year 2016, which we will award to a student to aid with their college or graduate school costs.


Application Deadline: June 30, 2016

The Linhart Dental Scholarship Program is now open to receive applications. The $1,500 scholarship is for the 2016-2017 academic year. It is competitive and will be based upon leadership and achievement


Application Deadline: December 31, 2016

Matinée Multilingual specialise in voice-over and subtitle production and in the translation of audio, video and multimedia content, in over 80 languages. We understand the difficulties students experience at this time in their lives, with multiple expenses for books, transport, accommodation, food and maybe even the odd party! We would like to make life a little easier for one of you, and we are pleased to offer The Matinée Voice-over Scholarship application for 2016.


Application Deadline: December 15, 2016

One of the things that I’ve noticed since being involved in the Nutrition industry is that we need more people in the industry who care about providing the right health and nutrition information to the public.

I want to help out those who want to make a difference in this industry which is why I am offering this scholarship for three lucky people each year. I will be awarding each individual $5,000 which can be used towards tuition expenses and studies, in the field of health and nutrition.


Application Deadline: August 5, 2016

Each year, we give a $600 scholarship to students who apply to our program. To apply, you must be a enrolled student or intending to enroll at a college or university and you must provide an article that is about a Search/Internet Marketing.(AT Least 1000 words) Topics include Search Engine Optimization, Pay per click advertising, social media marketing, website development, e-commerce, video advertising, mobile advertising, mobile app advertising, digital marketing or Internet Marketing. If there is a topic you wish to write about that is not listed that will be accepted for review as well.



Application Deadline: June 30, 2016

We at reviewing skin lightening creams available in the United States. We are herewith providing a scholarship to help the students cover their tuition fees for the year 2016.


Application Deadline: June 1, 2016 is offering a $2500 scholarship to students majoring in Pre-Law, Family Law, Law, Criminal Justice or Sociology. Students interested in applying for the scholarship are required to submit a 1000 word legal essay outlining the step-by-step process of divorce proceedings.


Application Deadline: August 15, 2016

The White Buffalo Club, a boutique hotel in Jackson Hole Wyoming, awards a scholarship to one student annually in the amount of $500. Challenge to prospective Scholarship winners: Write a unique, creative essay of a minimum of 800 words on Jackson Hole, Wyoming to attract tourists to visit and vacation in the area.


Application Deadline: June 26, 2016

As there are so a lot of talented writers out there, we can’t miss the chance to introduce their wonderful essays to the humanity. We’ve been helping you guys to improve your skills and now it’s time to demonstrate them to the whole world. You’re more than welcome to take part in our contest! We’ve prepared some valuable prizes for the winners and also promise to publish the winner’s work on our website. You can freely express your thoughts and defend your point of view staying on the topic. Additionally, by submitting a great essay, you’ll provide the students from all over the world with a sample of a flawless paper. Remember, honesty is the main key to your readers’ hearts


Application Deadline: June 15, 2016

At X3Watch, we are known for helping people live a safe, healthy and happy life both on the internet and in their everyday interactions. As the leading accountability software online, we know that this is easier for some than it is for others and we’re dedicated to helping make a difference. That is why the X3Watch team is honored to announce the first-ever Multiple Sclerosis Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who has dealt with MS either themselves or with a loved one. We are asking students to share their personal experience with MS by submitting a 500-1,000 word essay on one of our provided topics. It is our hope that through this scholarship program our team can honor the lives of those impacted by MS and assist them in pursuing their goals towards higher education.