Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Information concerning private aid programs is presented on this page for the convenience of Villanova University students. The University does not endorse, sponsor, or have any role in the administration of these private aid programs, and therefore disclaims any responsibility or liability for the information provided.

Title: Best Decision Scholarship
Sponsor: GoodCall
Eligibility: Applicants must be must be either: (1) a high school or home school student who graduated or earned a GED (or will graduate/earn a GED) between August 1, 2015, and June 1, 2016, who will enroll or has enrolled as a freshman at a two-year or four-year college or university in 2016, or (2) a student enrolled during the 2015-2016 academic year on a full-time basis and in good academic standing at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or in an accredited graduate school program, who will continue such full-time enrollment throughout the entire 2016-2017 academic year; minimum GPA of 3.0; U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States.
Award: $2,500
How to Apply: Application available at https://www.goodcall.com/scholarship/
Due Date: July 31, 2016
Title: Woozy Moo No-Hate Scholarship
Sponsor: Woozy Moo
Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior or university/college student in the U.S; enrolled at an accredited institution for undergraduate study for the 2016 school year; minimum GPA is not required; U.S. Citizens or U.S. Permanent Residents. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Award: $1,000
How to Apply: Application Information available at https://www.woozymoo.com/pages/scholar
Due Date: August 1, 2016
Title: CJ Pony Parts Scholarships
Sponsor: CJ Pony Parts
Eligibility: Applicant must be a U.S. resident; enrolling in post-secondary education in their next semester. This is open to all fields of study and is not exclusive to automotive or related degrees.  
Award: $500
How to Apply: Information available at http://www.cjponyparts.com/cj-pony-parts-scholarship-video-contest
Due Date: Fall deadline October 15, 2016 and Spring deadline April 15, 2017
Title: Engineering Scholarships
Sponsor: Varies
Eligibility: Varies
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Research available Scholarships at http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/engineering/resources/scholarships/undergradscholarships.html
Due Date: Varies
     
Title: NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship  
Sponsor: NCAA  
Eligibility: Student-athletes at an active NCAA member institution who: are at least in their final season of NCAA athletics eligibility or will not be using any remaining athletics eligibility; minimum GPA of 3.20; performed with distinction as a varsity team member in the sport in which the student-athlete is being nominated; also weighed in will be student's academic performance, institutional involvement and volunteer community service; intend to continue academic work beyond the baccalaureate degree and enroll in a graduate degree program on a part- or full-time basis at an academically accredited graduate or degree-granting professional school; are outstanding citizens and excellent role models for the institution and intercollegiate athletics as a whole.  
Award: $7,500
 
How to Apply: Application at http://www.ncaa.org/ncaa-postgraduate-scholarship-program  
Due Date: For Fall 2017 Sports, Opens September 16, 2016 and Closes January 2017  
     
Title: Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship  
Sponsor: U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  
Eligibility:
  • Receiving (or will receive) a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of his/her study abroad program or internship
  • Applying to or been accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for credit by the student's accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
  • Studying abroad for at least four weeks in one country (Programs where the student will study in more than one country are still eligible if the student will be in one country for at least four consecutive weeks.)
  • Studying or interning abroad in any country except Cuba or a country on the U.S. current Travel Warning list
 
Award: up to $5,000  
How to Apply: Application at http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/vpaa/orgp/research/curf/fellowships/gilman_scholarship.html  
Due Date: Varies    
Title: "No Essay" College Scholarship
Sponsor:  College Prowler
Eligibility:

Applicants must be a legal resident of the United States; international students with valid visas are also eligible; be currently attending, or within the next 12 months plan to enroll in, a high school or college listed on niche.com, or be the parent of a student who falls into one of those categories.

Award: $2,000
How to Apply: Application online https://colleges.niche.com/scholarship/apply.aspx
Due Date: Monthly
Title: Scholarships and Awards for Minority Students
Sponsor: www.onlineschools.org
Eligibility: Varies by Scholarship and Award
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Review scholarships available at http://www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/minority/
Due Date:

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Title: Helping Women Reach the STARS
Sponsor: P.E.O  
Eligibility: Varies by Scholarship and Award
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Review scholarships available at http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projects-and-philanthropies
Due Date:

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Title: Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship
Sponsor:  Villanova University School of Nursing
Eligibility: Master of Science students enrolled as full-time or part-time. If part-time, must graduate within 12 months of receiving funds. All tracks, except clinical case manager and nurse anesthesia students currently beyond the first 12 months of study. Post master's certificate tracks eligible. Applicants should also have a GPA 3.0 or higher and be a United States citizen, non-citizen national or foreign national possessing visa permitting permanent residence in US.
Award: Tuition fees, monthly stipend
How to Apply: Contact the Dean's Office in the College of Nursing 
Due Date: N/A
Title: AmeriCorps
Sponsor:  AmeriCorps
Eligibility: College graduate willing to join AmeriCorps for 1 year
Award: Education Award: pays back student loans, student loan forbearance or deferment, Payment of accrued interest on a student loan forbearance by AmeriCorps, Modest living allowance, Health care during time of service
How to Apply: Application online http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/segal-americorps-education-award
Due Date: N/A
Title: Bridge to Tomorrow Grant Program
Sponsor:  Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Eligibility: Varies based on Scholarship
Award: Up to $15,000 per semester
How to Apply: (800) 498-6478 or http://www.jkcf.org/
Due Date: N/A
Title: College Scholarships
Sponsor:  College Scholarship.Org
Eligibility: Varies based on Scholarship
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  www.collegescholarships.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: FastWeb Scholarships
Sponsor: FastWeb Scholarships
Eligibility: Eligibilty varies based on scholarship. Get personalized awards based on your individual profile. 
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Applications online  http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships
Due Date: Varies
Title: Emergency Assistance Award for Haitians
Sponsor:  Institute of International Education
Eligibility: Haitian citizen; enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program and your studies have been disrupted by the Jan 2010 earthquake.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Contact Office of International Students, Connelly Center 
Due Date: N/A
Title: Emergency Nurses Association
Sponsor:  Emergency Nurses Association
Eligibility: All scholarship applicants MUST be EDNA members for at least 12 months prior to applying and MUST be currently licensed Registered Nurses.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online www.ena.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: GoodCall Scholarship Directory
Sponsor: GoodCall
Eligibility: Varies based on Scholarship
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  http://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/
Due Date: N/A
Title: Latino College Dollars Scholarship
Sponsor:  Scholarships for Latino Students
Eligibility: Varies based on Scholarship
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online www.latinocollegedollars.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: Liberty Scholarships/Internships
Sponsor: Institute for Humane Studies
Eligibility: Undergraduate and Graduate applicants should be passionate about individual liberty and free markets.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online www.TheIHS.org/libertyscholarships
Due Date: N/A
Title: Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship
Sponsor:  Dept of Veterans Affairs
Eligibility: Children of active duty members of the Armed Forces who died in the line of duty on or after September 11, 2001.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  www.gibill.va.gov
Due Date: N/A
Title: National League for Nursing (NLN)
Sponsor:  Johnson & Johnson
Eligibility: Undergraduate, Graduate and Continuing Education Students
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Contact the Dean's Office in the College of Nursing  www.discovernursing.com
Due Date: N/A
Title: Nurse Anesthesia Traineeship
Sponsor:  Villanova University School of Nursing
Eligibility: MSN student, full-time
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Contact the Dean's Office in the College of Nursing 
Due Date: N/A
Title: Nursing Education Loan Repayment Agreement
Sponsor:  Division of Health Services
Eligibility: Maintain good grades.
Award: 60% of loan 2 years, 85% of loan 3 years.
How to Apply: Application online www.pheaa.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: Nursing Excellence Fellowship Grant
Sponsor:  National Hemophilia Foundation
Eligibility: RN's or Graduates
Award: $20,000 per research or clinical project (Conduct nursing research or clinical projects in bleeding disorders). 12-18 month term
How to Apply: Application online www.hemophilia.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: Online Marketing Scholarship
Sponsor:  Vovia Online Marketing
Eligibility: Scholarships are open to students currently enrolled as an undergraduate student. Students must submit an essay about online marketing.
Award: $1000
How to Apply: Application online www.vovia.com/scholarships/scholarship-rules
Due Date: N/A
Title: Police Corps Scholarships
Sponsor:  US Department of Justice
Eligibility: Enrolled full-time pursuing a bachelors degree in any major.
Award: $7,500 per year ($30,000 maximum)
How to Apply: U.S. Department of Justice Response Center at (800) 421-6770
Due Date: N/A
Title: PSNA Scholarship
Sponsor:  PA State Nurses' Association
Eligibility: BSN & MSN candidates
Award: $500 (BSN) $1,000 (MSN)
How to Apply: Application online www.psna.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: Sallie Mae Education 911 Fund
Sponsor: The Sallie Mae Fund
Eligibility: Children of those who were killed or permanently disabled in the 9/11 attacks. This fund also provides grants, which enable spouses of those who were killed or deemed permanently disabled in the 9/11 attacks to pay off their Sallie Mae education loans.
Award: Up to $2,500
How to Apply: Application online  http://www.armstrong.edu/images/finaid/Scholarships/sept_11.pdf
Due Date: May, 2017
Title: Sallie Mae Fund
Sponsor:  The Sallie Mae Fund
Eligibility: Be accepted and plan to enroll as an undergraduate at a Title IV eligible, accredited, postsecondary, two- or four-year college or university, vocational or technical school in the United States or Puerto Rico, and meet program-specific eligibility requirements.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  http://go.salliemae.com/scholarship/
Due Date: Varies
Title: The Scholarship Experts
Sponsor: ScholarshipExperts.com
Eligibility: Eligibilty varies based on scholarship.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  scholarshipexperts.com
Due Date: Varies
Title: Student Scholarships
Sponsor: StudentScholarships.org
Eligibility: Eligibilty varies based on scholarship.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Applications online http://www.studentscholarships.org/
Due Date: Varies
Title: Scholarship Fund for Christian Vocations
Sponsor:  United Methodist Women
Eligibility: Scholarships are only awarded to United Methodist students of the Western Pennsylvania Conference.
Award: $500-$2,000
How to Apply: Request Application via mail: The Western Pennsylvania Conference of United Methodist Women's Mission Coordinator for Education and Interpretation: Dr. Nancy C. Jones, 117 Georgetown Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15229-1549   See Drisana Garlington-Rodriguez in the Office of Financial Assistance
Due Date: N/A
Title: Scholarship Fund for Nursing Educators
Sponsor:  NLN Foundation for Nursing education, an affiliate of the National League for Nursing (NLN) and Johnson & Johnson
Eligibility: Nursing school candidates
Award: Unspecified
How to Apply: Dennis Hartenstine at (212) 812-0329 or www.discovernursing.com
Due Date: N/A
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Title: Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
Sponsor:  Sigma Theta Tau
Eligibility: Member of Sigma Theta Tau Research Proposal, intent and ability to do study.
Award: Up to $3,000
How to Apply: Application online www.nursingsociety.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: Southeastern Pennsylvania League for Nursing Inc.
Sponsor:  Southeastern Pennsylvania League for Nursing Inc.
Eligibility: Professional Nursing Student enrolled in Southeastern PA program
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online www.nln.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: Soroptomist International of the Americas
Sponsor:  Soroptomist International
Eligibility: Mature Women, Heads of Households
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online www.soroptimist.org
Due Date: N/A
     
Title: The National Catholic College Admission Association Scholarship  
Sponsor: The National Catholic College Admisson Association  
Eligibility: Applicant must a high school graduate accepted into one or more of the National CCAA member institutions. Recipients must also show proof of enrollment to the institution beginning with the fall semester of their college entry year. A recipient will be selected from each member region. Please see webiste for furher details.  
Award: Varies  
How to Apply: Application at http://www.catholiccollegesonline.org/students-parents/financial-aid/nccaa-scholarship.html  
Due Date: To be determined. Check website for up to date details.