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External Scholarships

MSU frequently receives requests from outside organizations to make information about their scholarship opportunities available to our students. The scholarship opportunities provided on this page are not administered or associated with MSU. The Office of Enrollment Services makes every effort to review all requests to ensure they are legitimate opportunities from which students can benefit. In the event a listing appears to be non-beneficial to our students, or is found to be fraudulent in nature, the link will be promptly removed.

Questions or concerns about information on this page should be directed to: 

Financial Aid Office
Morehead State University
100 Admissions Center
Morehead, KY, 40351-1689
1-800-585-6781
finaid@moreheadstate.edu


Scholarship Opportunities

40/8 George B. Boland Nurses Training Trust Fund

Deadline: Not stated
For more information contact George B. Boland Scholarship Trust Committee, 777 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46204 or MSU's Office of Enrollment Services, 100 Admissions Center
AAPC Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: Dec. 31
For more information: http://theaapc.org/aapc-foundation-scholarship-program/


Accounting.com (Scholarship search site)

Deadline: Varies by scholarship
For more information: http://www.accounting.com/financial-aid/


AES Engineering Scholarship

Amount: $500

Deadline: Oct 8
For more information: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php


American Welding Society Foundation (Multiple Scholarships)

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies by scholarship
For more information: https://www.aws.org/foundation/national_scholarships.html, 800-443-9353 ext. 250, or nprado-pulido@aws.org

 

AMVETS National Service Foundation (multiple opportunities)

Deadline: Varies by scholarship
For more information: www.amvets.org/programs/scholarships.html
 

Bad Credit

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31
For more information: www.badcredit.org

 

BestColleges.com

Scholarship Search Site: http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/education-scholarships/ 
 

BigSun Scholarship

Amount: $500
Deadline: June 19
For more information: www.bigsunathletics.com
 

Cancer Horizons Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 15
For more information: www.cancerhorizons.com
 

Discover Accounting (Scholarship Search Site)

For more information: www.discoveraccounting.org/scholarships
 

Edubirdie (multiple scholarships)

Deadline: Varies by scholarship
For more information: https://edubirdie.com/blog/african-american-scholarship


Educational Loan Fund

Amount: $10,000/4% interest
Contact Cathy Shely, cathyshely@hotmail.com for additional information.


Elevate Black Entrepreneurs Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
For more information:  https://calvinrosser.com/scholarships/black-entrepreneurs
 

Farm Credit Services Scholarships

For more information: https://e-farmcredit.com/scholarships.
Deadline: Ongoing opportunity. 
 

Fastweb (scholarship search site)

Deadline: Varies by scholarship
For more information: www.fastweb.com


Freedom Forum/NCAA Sports Journalism Scholarship Program

Deadline: Not stated
For more information: www.ncaa.org
 

Go Grad Scholarship Search Engine for Military Veterans

Amount: varies
Deadline: varies
For more information: www.gograd.org


Hardee's College Fund


Innovation in Education Scholarship

Amount: $500
Deadline: varies
For more information: http://www.latutors123.com/scholarship/
 

International Peace Scholarship

Amount: $6,000 to an international student who plans to return to her country after completing her education.
Contact Carolyn Franzini, carolynfranzini@gmail.com for additional information.
 

John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 15
For more information: www.johnfoy.com
 

John Keys Kentucky S.A.L.  Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Varies throughout year
For more information contact Independence Squadron 275, S.A.L., sal275@fuse.net


Kenton County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship

Amount: $600. For more information: https://sites.google.com/site/kcrta2009/home/scholarship-info-and-form
 

Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

Deadline: Not stated
For more information: Contact your local conservation district office


Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship

For more information: https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/coal_colcomp?main=1 


Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation Scholarship

(Multiple scholarships available)
Deadline: Varies by scholarship
For more information: www.kyfb.com (Organization, then Our Programs, then Scholarships) 


Kentucky School for the Blind Charitable Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: Varies by scholarship
For more information: www.ksbcf.org


Legacy Fund Award

Deadline: July 5
Amount: $500
Criteria
Application

 

LIVFund

Deadline: none
For more information: www.livfund.org


Masters Degree Scholarship Opportunities

Deadline: Varies
For more information: www.degreedirectory.org (Academic Scholarships)

 

NAACP Scholarships

Multiple Scholarships
Amount: Varies
For more information: https://bit.ly/3wXDoUO


National Black Nurses Association Scholarship

The Lexington Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association Scholarship will support a junior or senior level baccalaureate nursing student or any undergraduate nursing student enrolled in a program leading to a BSN, e.g. RN-BSN, LPN-BSN, ABSN, etc. The recipient must be an individual who truly represents commitment to service.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Applications are accepted Sept. 1 to midnight, Nov. 1, 2021 only.
Instructions:

  • 1. Students eligible for the scholarship must be from a racial/ethnic group underrepresented in the health professions according to HRSA:
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Black or African American
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    • Hispanic
  • GPA 3.0 and be in good academic standing at the time of the application.
  • Candidate must be currently enrolled in a Kentucky nursing school (pre-nursing students are not eligible to apply).
  • Submit documents.  Application
Applicants Must Provide:
  • Transcript(s) from an accredited School of Nursing (unofficial acceptable, official transcript required if awarded).
  • Resume that includes full contact information and a inclusion of activities to support scholarship criteria.
  • Maximum 1,000-word essay answering the question, “What is nursing’s role in addressing health inequities and/or fostering social justice for people of color?” Essay must include the applicant’s individual contributions to addressing the selected issue. a. Essay format: Times New Romans 11 point; 1-inch margins all sides; double spaced
  • Optional items not exceeding 2 pages: It is preferred that the following activities are included on the resume, however applications may provide support documentation of the following activities:
    • Leadership positions or service leadership, i.e. ministry activities, athletic leadership i.e. team captain; event organizer, etc.
    • Community involvement, e.g. volunteer work in any organization, etc.
    • Campus involvement e.g. mentoring, student council, sororities, participation with college-wide events, etc.
 

Nursing Student Scholarships

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
For more information: https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/nursing-programs/scholarships/
 

Open Education Database

(Scholarship search site)
Deadline: Varies by scholarship
For more information: http://oedb.org/scholarships/

 

P.E.O. Scholarships, Grants and Loans

(Multiple scholarships available)
P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women CELEBRATE the advancement of women; EDUCATE women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans, and stewardship of Cottey College and MOTIVATE women to achieve their highest aspirations.
For more information: http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projects-and-philanthropies 
Opportunities include:


P.E.O. Star Scholarship

The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide scholarships for exceptional high school senior women to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada in the next academic year.
Amount: $2500 (non-renewable)  

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search

(Scholarship search site)
Deadline: Varies by scholarship
For more information: www.salliemae.com/scholarshipsearch


Scholar Award

$15,000 grant for a doctoral student. Very competitive grant.
Contact Susan Victor, slvictor419@hotmail.com for additional information. 


Scholarshipguidance.com

(Scholarship search site)
Deadline: Varies by scholarship
For more information: www.scholarshipguidance.com
 

Stewart Family Scholarship

The Stewart Family Scholarship provides higher education scholarship awards to improve the status of life for local students and others. The award can be used in conjunction with other scholarships or financial awards to defray the cost of full-time tuition, fees, and/or books. Selection is competitive and is based on the academic performance, leadership abilities, as well as, contributions to school and community. Awards are made without regards to financial status, race, creed, religious preference or sex. Priority will be given to applicants residing within Kentucky counties of Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence, as well as Scioto County Ohio. Others with educational needs will be considered outside of the priority areas.All recipients must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and a minimum ACT score of 17 or SAT score of 1190. All recipients must demonstrate outstanding character as evidenced by work ethic and service to others. Deadline: May 15
Contact: jpstewartfamilyscholarship@gmail.com.
 

StudentScholarships.org

(multiple opportunities)
Deadline: Varies by scholarship
For more information: www.studentscholarship.org/awards.php
 

Teaching Scholarships

Scholarship Search site
For more information: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/education-and-teaching-programs/scholarships
 

Thomas Law Office Scholarship

Deadline: July 16
For more information: www.thomaslawoffices.com
 

U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Program

Deadline: Varies by scholarship
www.healthcare.goarmy.com


U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Education Programs

(Multiple scholarships available)
Deadline: Varies by scholarship
For more information: https://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/


Varsity Tutors

Amount:$1,000
For more information: https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

Military Scholarships

All

https://www.fallenpatriots.org/faqs-for-families
https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/college-scholarships-2020-edition
https://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/newsroom/application-period-open-for-fall-2020-hope-for-the-warriors-military-spouse-and-caregiver-scholarships/
https://www.mcsf.org/apply/
https://www.va.gov/education/survivor-dependent-benefits/fry-scholarship/
https://www.northamerican.com/military-scholarship
https://www.hillandponton.com/veterans-scholarship/
https://www.getthetiger.com/veteranscholarship/
https://www.headlinetickets.com/Scholarship
Edith Nourse Rogers Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Scholarship


Dependents

http://mfst.us/our-programs/scholarships/
https://www.alaforveterans.org/scholarships/
https://www.cposf.org/scholarship
https://coastguardfoundation.org/scholarships
https://www.foldsofhonor.org/scholarships/
https://www.gratitudeinitiative.org/apply-for-educational-programs/#eligibility
Fallen Patriots Scholarship
https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/program/gilman-mccain-scholarships/#1563384913686-2ac22bb6-fee2

Spouses

https://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/                
Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship


Special

https://www.la-fra.org/scholarship.html
https://www.navysealfoundation.org/what-we-do/educational-opportunities/#1471371189919-2e69ad32-8dda
Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter Scholarship Program   Army and Army dependents from OH, KY, or IN
Van Hipp Heroes Scholarship Fund  Wounded National Guard
Leonardo DRS Guardian Scholarship   Children of deceased guardsmen
https://wingsoveramerica.us/scholarships navy and dependents
https://www.tailhook.net/scholarship-application navy and dependents
https://studentveterans.org/programs/scholarships?layout=edit&id=761 navy
https://www.elks.org/scholars/default.cfm?m=programs Elks
https://www.womenmarines.org/scholarships marines and dependents
http://wosl.org/scholarships/ women
https://vetsedsuccess.org/help-for-students/scholarships/  multiple
https://www.seabee.org/wounded-in-action-scholarship-1
https://rangermemorial.com/scholarship/ rangers
OurMiltary.com Bi-Annual Veteran Recognition Scholarship  Eligible Active duty and their dependents

Ohio

https://www.ohiolegion.com/programs/scholarships/


Veterans

https://americanwarriorinitiative.com/veteran-support-form/
https://studentveterans.org/programs/scholarships?layout=edit&id=706
https://www.soldierstrong.org/scholarship/


Membership Scholarships

SALUTE Scholarship (recipients must be members of SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society)
My Military Savings Scholarship


Lists of Multiple scholarships

https://militaryconnection.com/scholarships/
https://www.fastweb.com/