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Scholarship Name Scholarship Value Deadline
Postdoctoral Research Program $73,500 01/01/2075

The Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in New Mexico offers up to 30 postdoctoral scholars an opportunity to research and publish in a scientific environment. The program selection is based on detailed research proposals plus academic and research excellence. Scholars will advance knowledge in basic and applied science, and strengthen national scientific and technical capabilities. The position is a pathway to build a career path for postdoctoral scholars. The laboratory's focus is on defense and weapons systems, arms control programs, and basic research in national security and energy needs. LANL is located in Los Alamos, New Mexico, about 35 miles from Santa Fe.

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students at College of Business 2017/2018 $69,096 12/18/2017

Description: The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme is inviting applications from  talented students from around the world to undertake PhD studies at the College of Business,City University of Hong Kong .

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program $30,000 November 15

Students must be seniors at the time of application, be U.S. citizens, have a 3.0 GPA, have a minimum ACT score of 25 or a minimum SAT score of 1600 and demonstrate leadership skills. Applicants must be planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.

Microsoft Research - PhD Fellowship for Students in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, & Mathematics $28,000 annual stipend plus full coverage of tuition and fees for two years. Anticipated 10/2017 ( Previous deadline 10/10/2016 )

NOTE: Applications must be submitted by departments to Microsoft by Monday, October 10, 2016. Departments will therefore have their own internal deadlines prior to Microsoft's. Applicants should check with their Director of Graduate Studies regarding the department's internal deadline. Interested students should contact their department's Director of Graduate Studies about applying.

Fellowships support PhD students in computer science, electrical engineering, or mathematics. Students must apply during their second or third year of PhD studies.

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowship $20,000 November 30

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is eligible to pursue graduate study at a participating NPSC-member university. Minimum 3.0 GPA, application, transcripts, GRE general exam scores, and three to five letters of recommendation required.
Award includes tuition and fees plus stipend.
Recipient must maintain acceptable academic standing and full-time status to retain fellowship.
Awarded quarterly.
Study areas: astronomy, chemical engineering, chemistry, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, geology, materials science, mathematical sciences, mechanical engineering, physics and sub disciplines

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship $18,000 October 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen with a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1500, minimum SAT Writing score of 500, and financial need. Applicant must be age 18 by April 1 of application year.
Renewable if recipient maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Award must be repaid with service after college graduation.

Women's Fellowship Program $15,000 10/17/2017

The Microsoft Research Graduate Women’s Scholarship is a 1-year scholarship program for outstanding women grad students and helps women pursuing a PhD. This program supports women in the second year of their graduate studies. Women who are interested in this scholarship must apply during first year of graduate studies.

Aberystwyth University’s AberDoc PhD Scholarship Scheme in UK, 2017 £14,296 12/30/2017

The Aberystwyth University offers a package of research and training for full-time PhD students. These prestigious AberDoc scholarships are now open to UK/EU and Non-EU students who wish to study for a full-time PhD commencing in September 2017. These awards aim to develop the necessary skills required to meet applicant’s career choices and offer a breadth of development opportunities to enhance their research, teaching and transferable skills. University mission is to facilitate growth and development, and to challenge boundaries, helping students and staff to contribute to human Endeavour by unlocking their own talents. It seeks to nurture ability in all areas, share best practice, and remove institutional barriers to achievement. International and EU applicants will need to show evidence of a sufficient knowledge of English. This must be proved before the applicant begins their course. If they have not achieved the required level before sending their application, their formal offer for postgraduate study will include a condition stating that they need to achieve this level before the start of their course. If they do not reach the required level of proficiency, it will not be possible to admit them onto the course.

Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities $10,000 June 1

Applicant must be a full-time student with a disability who is entering their junior or senior year of undergraduate study or is enrolled in a graduate program at a university in the United States or Canada. Applicant must be enrolled in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.
Award is $10,000 United States dollars and $5,000 in Canadian dollars. Selected students will also be invited to attend the all-expenses-paid retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA, in 2010.
Study areas: computer engineering, computer science

HIMSS Foundation Scholarship $5,000 June 1

Applicant must be a current HIMSS member. Completed application and three letters of recommendation (one letter must be from an academic advisor) are required to be submitted.
Award granted to new recipient(s) each year.
Study areas: business administration, computer science, engineering, healthcare informatics, hospital administration, industrial engineering, management, mathematics, operations research, quantitative programs

HSF/Verizon Scholarship Program $5,000 July 20

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and is a sophomore, junior, or senior enrolled as a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam. FAFSA and resume are required. Program will begin as of fall 2009. Recipient may have the opportunity to participate in a summer internship with the Verizon Foundation.
Study areas: accounting, business, economics, engineering (civil, electrical, industrial, or mechanical), finance, human resource management, computer electronics, computer engineering, computer information systems, computer programming, computer science, information technology, management information systems, marketing, network administration

MESBEC Scholarship $5,000 April 15 (fall); September 15 (spring); March 15 (summer)

Applicant must be at least one-quarter Native American and be an enrolled member of a U.S. tribe that is federally recognized, state-recognized, or terminated, with high GPA and test scores and be enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Renewable if student maintains respectable GPA.
Study areas: business, computers, education, engineering, fine arts, humanities, mathematics, science, social science

NALE Scholarship $5,000 April 15 (fall); September 15 (spring); March 15 (summer)

Applicant must be at least one-quarter Native American and be an enrolled member of a U. S. tribe that is federally recognized, or terminated, with high GPA and test scores, and be enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Renewable if student maintains respectable GPA.
Study areas: Business. computers, education, engineering, fine arts, humanities, mathematics, science, social science

Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research $5,000 October 15; March 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student. Funds may used to support scientific investigation in any field.
Recipient must reapply for renewal.

Intelligence and Cyber Studies Scholarships $5,000 November 1

Applicant must be a full-time student in an undergraduate or graduate degree-granting program in a field directly related to the support of United States intelligence or homeland security enterprises, and/or foreign languages. Applicant must be currently enrolled at a two- or four-year accredited college or university in the United States.
Study areas: cyber security, homeland security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA

Facebook Fellowships Program $5,000 November 1.

To encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering.

Technology Scholarship for Women $5,000 November 16

Applicant must be a full-time female student pursuing a technical degree such as computer science, mathematics, information technology, etc. Software project developed outside of applicant's school or paid work is required.
Study areas: computer science, information technology, mathematics

National SMART Grant Program $4,000 September 1

Applicant must be enrolled full-time and be a Federal Pell Grant recipient

American Foundation for Bulgaria Distinguished Scholarship $3,100 September 21 (before 11 am EST)

Applicants must be full-time Bulgarian students in good academic standing, while maintaining full-time status during the complete duration of the scholarship term.
Study areas: computer science and mathematics

Postgraduate Scholarships for UK and EU Students at Cardiff University in UK, 2017 £3,000 07/05/2017

Cardiff University is pleased to offer Taught Masters Excellence Scholarship Scheme for the academic year 2017-2018. Scholarship scheme supports home and EU students who are planning to start an eligible master’s programme in September 2017. This scholarship package will give high-calibre students the opportunity to study at a world-leading, research-intensive university and help ease the associated financial burdens. Cardiff University is a public research university located in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. Founded in 1883 as the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire, it became one of the founding colleges of the University of Wales in 1893, and in 1997 received (but held in abeyance) its own degree-awarding powers. All overseas applicants whose first language is not English must have a standard level of English that will enable them to benefit fully from their course of study.

Postgraduate Scholarships for UK/EU Applicants at College of Science, Swansea University in UK, 2017 £3,000 07/21/2017

Swansea University, College of Science is offering a number of postgraduate scholarships. Scholarships are available to all new UK/EU students for September 2017 entry. The aim of the Swansea University scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students. The university has enjoyed a period of tremendous growth, and we have achieved our ambition to be a top thirty research university, soaring up the 2014 Research Excellence Framework league table to 26th in the UK from 52nd in 2008. Applicants should hold a minimum of a 2.1 degree (or equivalent). SWELT is the official English language test for international students wishing to study at Swansea University. The test is designed, administered and marked by English Language Training Services staff and is accepted by Swansea University as an alternative to IELTS as part of applicant’s application for a CAS.

MAES Scholarships $3,000 October 6

Applicant must be a member of MAES.
Study areas: computer science, engineering, math, science, technical degree/majors

The New American Scholarship and Internship Program $3,000 November 15

Applicant must be a Latino student enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university who is seeking a degree in business, engineering (all disciplines), computer science/computer engineering, information systems/decision sciences, mathematics/statistics/sciences. Applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future. Selection based up on academic performance, essay responses, extra-curricular/interests/community service, demonstrated leadership, communication/interpersonal skills, and work experience. Program provides a combination of scholarship assistance and a possible structured, multi-year internship for Latino college students. The internships are designed to work with major corporations, and at the same time, provide students with a pathway to high-level careers in the private sector.
Scholarship and internship program.
Renewable if recipient continues to be enrolled in a full-time accredited program and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Study areas: business, engineering (all disciplines), computer science/computer engineering, information systems/decision sciences, mathematics/statistics/sciences

Andrew Mackay Alumni Scholarship $3,000 November 30

Applicant must be returning as a third year full-time undergraduate student.
Study areas: architecture, arts, computer science, engineering, health professions, management, science

Joseph P. and Helen T. Cribbins Scholarship $2,000 July 1

Applicants must be active duty or honorably discharged enlisted soldiers in the U.S. Army or one of its affiliate entities (Army Reserve, National Guard, etc.). They must be accepted or enrolled at an accredited college or university and majoring in or planning to major in engineering or a related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Build U. Scholarship $2,000 October 1; April 1

Applicant must be a product design, interaction design, engineering, or computer science student who best explains how having a shared set of beliefs is important for building a great company.
Awarded two times per year.
Study areas: computer science, engineering, interaction design, product design

University of Toronto Accenture Scholarships $1,500 October 1.

To support students with their educational pursuits.

Evolve IP's Cloud Scholarship $1,000 July 31

Applicants must be a high school or collegiate student who plans on a career in technology or computer sciences. Scholarships will be awarded based on need in addition to the strength of the student's academic background and demonstrated leadership.

Influenster Code Like a Girl Scholarships $1,000 November 1.

To elevate the status of female students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree and who aspire to become a coder, programmer or developer some day.

Innovations in Software Scholarships $500|$1,000 November 15.

To develop future talent in the IT and Computer Science related fields.

Parks College of Saint Louis University/SAE Engineering & Technology Scholarship $1,000 December 1

Selection is based upon academic achievement and financial need.
Study areas: Aerospace engineering, aircraft maintence engineering, applied computer science, avionics engineering, biomedical engineering, computer software systems, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering

Oakland University/SAE Engineering Scholarship $1,000 December 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who will be pursuing a degree in the School of Engineering and Computer Science at Oakland University.
Study areas: Engineering

Science Student Grant $1,000 December 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and fourth year undergraduate student with a disability who has been accepted into a graduate school pursuing a degree in one of the following fields: mathematics, science, medicine, engineering, or computer science. Essay, proof of citizenship, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation required.
Study areas: computer science, engineering, mathematics, medicine, science

NAR Scholarship Program, Robert L. Cannon Educator Award, and NAR Extracurricular Activity Grant $500 June 1st

Did you know that if you are NAR member between the ages of 17 and 22 attending college or a vocational school that you may be eligible to receive a scholarship?

Malayalee Engineers Association Scholarships $500 October 15.

To encourage young professionals to pursue their engineering, technology, computer science, or naval architecture studies towards a Bachelor's Degree.

Couponbirds "Help to Save" Scholarship $500 10/21/2017

To assist students in reducing their tuition fee burden and collect their smart ways of saving money, couponbirds starts the Couponbirds "Help to Save" Scholarship program. The most sparkling idea and response will be drawn to present at our site and rewarded with prize.

Tech Mastery Scholarships $500 October 21; April 15.

To further support the goals and dreams of future technology influencers.

The Dwayne Graves Online Entrepreneur Spirit Scholarship $500 Scholarship December 15th

The Dwayne Graves Online Entrepreneur Spirit Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in entrepreneurship. The Dwayne Graves Online scholarship puts the focus on your passion by judging your entry on your entrepreneurial spirit!

AfterCollege/NSA Mathematics and Computer Science Student Scholarship $500 March 31; June 30; September 30; December 31

Applicant must be currently seeking a bachelors, masters, or doctorate degree as a full-time student in the fields of computer science, computer engineering, or mathematics. Minimum 3.0 GPA and good standing in program required. Applicant must click the blue Apply button on the AfterCollege application page and complete their AfterCollege profile which will be the criteria (with specific emphasis on the personal statement) used to determine the recipient of the award.
Awarded quarterly.
Study areas: computer engineering, computer science, mathematics

HSF/Verizon Foundation Scholarship Unspecified July 10

Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage, be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents and be undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year institution located in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam. They must be majoring in accounting, business administration, finance, hospitality administration, human resources management, management, marketing, computer science, computer engineering, information technology, electrical engineering, industrial engineering or mechanical engineering. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Dr. Ezra Nesbeth Scholarships Unspecified July 18.

To provide financial assistance to students from the Caribbean or African community who are pursuing post-secondary studies in Ontario universities/colleges.

Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) - Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research into Complex Biological Systems Stipend, child allowance, and relocation allowance vary according to country. Anticipated 8/2017 ( Previous deadline 8/25/2016 )

Postdoctoral fellowships support innovative basic research into fundamental biological problems, with emphasis placed on novel approaches that cross disciplinary boundaries, in laboratories in HFSP Member Countries. Fellowships are open to scientists from biophysics, physics, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics and nanoscience. Research should focus on new approaches for understanding the complex structures and regulatory networks that characterize the evolution and interactions of organisms and biological systems. Fellowships are for 3 years. Fellows may choose to stay for up to three years in the host country or use the last year of their fellowship to return to their home country or to move to another HFSPO member country.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) - Postdoctoral Career Award at the Scientific Interface


The awardprovides the following levels of support during the postdoctoral portion of the award, i.e., years 1-2:
Salary and Research: $65,000.
Administrative Fee: $5,000.
Annual Total: $70,000.

The award provides the following le

Anticipated 9/2017 ( Previous deadline 9/6/2016 )

NOTE: The 9/1/16 deadline is for a preproposal. The full proposal will be due 1/9/17.

Sloan Research Fellowships Unspecified September 16.

To stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.

Sloan Research Fellowships Unspecified September 16.

To stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.

Professor De Winter International Masters Scholarships for Women in Netherlands, 2017 € 7,500 09/28/2017

Description: The Professor De Winter Master’s Scholarships in Netherlands for Women at University of Twente are accepting application from Students of Non-EU/EEA Countries for the September 2017 academic session.

University of Twente Masters Scholarships for International Students in Netherlands, 2017 €25,000 09/28/2017

Description: University of Twente, Netherlands opens application for international students to apply for the University Twente Scholarship (UTS) 2017. The University Twente Scholarship (UTS) is a scholarship for excellent students from both EU/EEA as well as non-EU/EEA countries, applying for a graduate programme (MSc) at the University of Twente.

Exxon Mobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program Unspecified October 1

Applicant must hold at least a bachelor's degree in geoscience, engineering, physics, chemistry, computer science, math, or geography. Applicant must be able to demonstrate a history of academic excellence and native fluency in Arabic, demonstrate English proficiency, exhibit exceptional leadership skills and cultural competency, be willing and able to travel to a regional location for a final selection activity, and be willing and able to reside in the United States for the full duration of study. Award is to assist in the completion of a master's or Ph.D. degree.

GEM MS Engineering Fellowship Program Unspecified October 1

Applicants must be college seniors or graduates students majoring in engineering or computer science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Latino or other Hispanic American. Students must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have a minimum 2.8 GPA and agree to intern for two summers with a GEM employer.

Microsoft Research PhD Fellowships Unspecified October 9.

To support individuals who are in their third and fourth years of PhD graduate studies.