Other 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: Bizshark Startup Scholarship
Sponsor: Bizshark
Eligibility: Applicant may be an undergraduate majoring in business, management, account, or related fields or a student pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree; however sudents of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply; must be currently enrolled at an accredited four-year or two-year college or university; must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.; minimum GPA 3.0.
Award: $1,000
How to Apply: Application at http://www.bizshark.com/bizshark-startup-scholarship
Due Date: July 15, 2014
Title: The WIIT Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Women in International Trade Charitable Trust
Eligibility: Applicant must be a women enrolled or accepted at an accredited U.S. university or college, either full-time or part-time; undergraduate and graduate students are eligible; demonstrated interest in international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business.
Award: $1,500
How to Apply: Application at http://www.wiittrust.org/pdfs/2010_WIIT_Scholarship_Summary.pdf
Due Date: July 15, 2014
Title: Back to School Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: BestNursingDegree.com
Eligibility: This scholarship program is open to all legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older at the time of application and are planning to enroll in a previously unattended Institution in the U.S. This scholarship is not open to residents of FL, NY, RI or other states in which registration, bonding or other regulatory activities, if any, are required.  Scholarship recipients must enroll in a qualified Institution of their choice within 1 year of the date the recipient is notified of winning the scholarship, and subsequently maintain such enrollment throughout the entire applicable program term.
Award: $2,500
How to Apply: Application at http://www.bestnursingdegree.com/scholarship/
Due Date: July 30, 2014
Title: Goedeker's General College Book Scholarship
Sponsor: Goedeker's
Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited college; this includes any grade level, freshman to senior; undergrad and graduate alike are eligible. Even if you are a transfer student, non-traditional student, studying abroad, or taking classes online, you can enter; Any major or field of study is acceptable; min GPA 3.3 
Award: Up to $500
How to Apply: Application at http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship
Due Date: July 31, 2014
Title: TopMedicalAssistantSchools.com Scholarship
Sponsor: TopMedicalAssistantSchools.com
Eligibility: Applicant must be 18 years old, currently attending a college or university, or will be attending in the fall of 2014; minimum GPA of 3.0. 
Award: $1,500
How to Apply: Application at http://www.topmedicalassistantschools.com/scholarships/
Due Date: July 31, 2014
Title: Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship
Sponsor: Bulwark Pest Control
Eligibility:

Any current student enrolled in a college or university.  Candidates will have a proven record of high quality sales.  Candidates should be able to describe how their own creativity, honesty and determination brought revenue to their employer.

Award: $500 and an iPad Mini
How to Apply: Application at  http://www.bulwarkpestcontrol.com/scholarship.php
Due Date:

September 30, 2014

Title: Graduate Programs Pre-Grad Scholarship
Sponsor: GraduatePrograms.com
Eligibility: Applicant must be a recent college graduate (no more than 5 years beyond receipt of degree) university student or a current undergraduate in an accredited institution who is thinking of applying to one of the graduate schools listed on www.graduateprograms.com; a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa.
Award: $1,000
How to Apply: Application at http://www.graduateprograms.com/pre-grad-registration/
Due Date: September 30, 2014 and December 31 2014
Title: HotelsCheap Scholarship
Sponsor: HotelsCheap.com
Eligibility:

Applicants must be a U.S. Resident; at least 16 years old; enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the U.S.

Award: $1,500
How to Apply: Application at http://www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship
Due Date:

October 15, 2014

Title: Smith Monitoring Scholarship
Sponsor: Smith Monitoring
Eligibility:

Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident; must be a high school or home school senior graduating  or earning a GED and will be attending an accredited college or university by fall semester 2014 or enrolled full-time at an college or university; GPA 3.1 or higher.

Award: $1,000
How to Apply: Application at http://www.smithmonitoring.com/scholarship/
Due Date:

December 31, 2014

Title: Create a Greeting Card Scholarship
Sponsor: The Gallery Collection
Eligibility:

Applicant must be 14 years or older at time of entry and be enrolled in High School, College, University or Homeschool; legal resident of the U.S., District of Columbia, Puerto Rico; also International students who have a student VISA to attend school in the U.S. are considered legal residents and eligible. 

Award: Up to $10,000
How to Apply:

Application online

http://www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm  

Due Date: February 18, 2015
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:

Varies

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: Central Scholarship Bureau
Sponsor: Central Scholarship Bureau
Eligibility: Eligibilty varies based on scholarship. However applicants to these scholarships must be permanent residents of Maryland State.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  www.centralsb.org
Due Date: April 1, 2013
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: 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 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: 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: Applications due to Financial Aid Administrator by May 1
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: School Soup Scholarship Directory
Sponsor: SchoolSoup.com
Eligibility: Varies based on Scholarship
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  http://schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory/
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