To help support young women with ambitions to study in STEM fields, we are providing this page as a resource for students seeking scholarship opportunities. They are listed in alphabetical order. For more information, including application deadlines, please visit the organizations’ individual websites. Please email if you would like to suggest other scholarships to be added to this list.


AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability



The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a junior in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities.

Award: $999

More information: AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability

ACIL Academic Scholarship


The ACIL Scholarship Alliance, a division of the Independent Laboratories Institute, helps to ensure future generations of skilled employees for the laboratory testing community.

Award: $5,000

More information: ACIL Academic Scholarship

Alaska Space Grant Program Undergraduate Program




Undergraduate Research Fellowships of up to $5,000 will be awarded through a competitive process. Fellowships are open to new and continuing students to support research projects fostering the vision of NASA by encouraging career goals in STEM disciplines, strengthening the nation’s STEM workforce and engaging Americans in NASA’s mission. Students receiving awards in past competitions may apply and receive awards for subsequent competitions. Women, underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Award: $5,000

More information: Alaska Space Grant Program Undergraduate Program

AIAA Scholarship for Undergraduates and Graduates in the STEM Fields

The The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is dedicated to aerospace and wants to support students looking into a profession in aerospace or aeronautics. AIAA has awarded over 750 scholarships to more than 150 colleges and universities worldwide over the past 20 years. AIAA offers 12 undergraduate scholarships with awards ranging $500 to $5000 dollars, the foundation also offers eight graduate scholarships with awards from $1000 to $5000 dollars.

Award: $500 – $5,000 

More information: The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Scholarships

Buffered VPN Online Privacy & Security Scholarship

The Buffered Scholarship was launched to support women studying in the field of STEM while raising awareness of online security and privacy concerns. Every year Buffered awards $5,000 to help cover students’ educational expenses. 

Award: $5,000

More information: Buffered Scholarship for Women in STEM fields

Creative Biolabs Scholarship Program

As a leading custom service provider specialized in the field of antibody production and engineering, Creative Biolabs supporst young and ambitious talents in this field. In an effort to further support their research and higher education in the medical and science-related field, Creative Biolabs is proud to announce its first Fall Scholarship Program following the successful Spring Scholarship Program. Also, $1,000 will be awarded to an outstanding college student in fall 2017. Undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students, majoring in a science related field such as Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Molecular Biology, are encouraged to apply. 

Award: $1,000

More information: Creative Biolabs Scholarship Program

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work.

Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception.

Award: Varies

More information: Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Gates Millennium Scholars Program







The goal of the GMS program is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential by: Reducing financial barriers for African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American and Hispanic American students with high academic and leadership promise who have significant financial need, increasing the representation of these target groups in the disciplines of computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health and the sciences, where these groups are severely underrepresented, developing a diversified cadre of future leaders for America by facilitating successful completion of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, and providing seamless support from undergraduate through doctoral programs for students selected as Gates Millennium Scholars entering target disciplines.

Award: Varies

More information: Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Generation Google Scholarship




The Generation Google Scholarship was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2017-2018 school year. As part of the scholarship, current high school seniors who are entering their first year of university in 2017-2018 will be required to attend Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) in the summer of 2017. Current undergraduate or graduate students will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in the summer of 2017.

Award: $10,000

More information: Generation Google Scholarship

HENAAC Scholars Program




The HENAAC Scholars Program addresses the immense need that the United States has to produce more domestic engineers and scientists. The goal of the program is to ensure STEM college retention with a 3.0 grade point average or higher; to guarantee college graduation with an undergraduate technical degree in four-five years; and, to contribute to Hispanic communities by producing STEM role models for future generations and securing the country’s place as the finest technological leader in the world.

Award: Varies

More information: HENAAC Scholars Program

NACME Scholars Program



Through the NACME Scholars Program, NACME provides block grants to colleges and universities that, in turn, award the money to talented African American, American Indian, and Latino students enrolled in engineering programs as part of their financial aid packages.

Award: $12,500 for up to 5 years

More information: NACME Scholars Program

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship program



The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers: scholarship support, paid research training at the NIH during the summer, paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation.

Award: Up to $20,000

More information: NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Science Ambassador Scholarship

To apply, high school seniors and undergraduate college students should film a three–minute–video explaining a topic in STEM they are passionate about. The scholarship is funded by the Cards Against Humanity Science Pack. An advisory board of sixty women who hold higher degrees and work in STEM will review the applications and select the finalists.

Award: Varies

More information: Science Ambassador Scholarship

Siemens Competition in STEM Fields

The Siemens Foundation established the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology in 1999. The Competition is the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students and seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects. It fosters intensive research that improves students’ understanding of the value of scientific study and informs their consideration of future careers in these disciplines. Scholarships for winning projects range from $1,000 to $100,000.

Award: $1,000 – $100,000

More information: Siemens Competition in STEMS Field

Straight North STEM Scholarship

Through the Straight North STEM Scholarship, the winning student will receive $1,000 to be used toward his or her degree. In addition, two runners-up will receieve $250 book scholarships. To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study, and attending an accredited college or university.

Award: Up to $1,000

More information: Straight North STEM Scholarship

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