If you plan to study Occupational therapy in college, you may be eligible for additional scholarships! We've put together a list of scholarships open to Occupational therapy majors to help you afford college tuition.
List of scholarships for Occupational therapy majors
|Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship||$15,000||April 10, 2018|
|Cognizant Making the Future Scholarship Program||$5,000||March 31, 2018|
|Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program for Tribal Colleges||$6,000||May 31, 2017|
|ACF Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nichol Scholarship Program||$700||March 16, 2018|
|Joseph James Morelli Scholarship||$1,000||March 17, 2018|
|UNCF Princeton Committee Scholarship||$ -||December 30, 2017|
|The Edison International STEM Scholarship||$5,000||January 19, 2018|
|National Eagle Scout Association STEM Scholarship||$50,000||October 31, 2017|
|Out To Innovate Scholarships for LGBTQ+ STEM Students||$5,000||June 3, 2017|
|Paul & Deanna Virciglio Scholarship||$ -||February 15, 2018|
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship
The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.
Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Cognizant Making the Future Scholarship Program
The Cognizant Making the Future scholarship program recognizes today's inspiration as tomorrow's innovation. Cognizant is committed to preparing the next generation with the skills they will need to be active participants in an environment that will become increasingly dominated by technology. Making The Future is a design-based scholarship, and candidates will be required to submit video documentation of a hands-on project that illustrates both creativity and innovation.
Students may submit a project for consideration if they are: citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States; pursuing a career in a STEM field; eligible to enroll or currently enrolled at a vocational-technical school or a two- or four-year accredited college or university, with a full course of undergraduate study; and in good academic standing with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA. Eligibility: -Currently enrolled as a sophomore or junior at an accredited four-year college-Enrolled as a STEM or business major with a focus on pursuing a career in IT and related business services-Able to demonstrated commitment to the value of diversity-A citizen or legal permanent resident of the United StatesFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program for Tribal Colleges
Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program and the American Indian College Fund TCU Scholarship Program.
Minimum general eligibility requirements for both scholarships include:-U.S. citizenship-Enrollment in an accredited tribal college or university-Registered as a member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member (Alaska Natives may also use Native Corporation membership) -Submission of a completed on-line applicationExtra Eligibility for the Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program:-Be a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior in college-Minimum 2.8 GPA-Students at DinÃ© College, Navajo Technical College or Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute-Majoring in science, engineering, technology or math (or a related field)-Navajo Nation tribal member and membership in any Shiprock Agency Chapter-Interest in interning or working for Arizona Public ServiceFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
ACF Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nichol Scholarship Program
The Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nickol Scholarship Fund was established in 2003 in memory of Mr. Rose and in honor of Eva. Barnes was a 1951 graduate of Albuquerque High School and a 1957 graduate of West Point. Eva is a longtime New Mexico resident. The fund will award a scholarship to an Albuquerque High School graduate pursuing a bachelor's degree in one of the STEM majors: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM). A priority will be given to those pursuing engineering-related careers.
Eligibility:-Must have a minimum 3.6 GPA-Demonstrate financial need-Attend a college or university in pursuit of a degree in one of the STEM majors-Personal essay should describe career goals related to the STEM majors, and demonstrate a passion for his/her chosen career-Minimum of one reference from an AHS math/science teacherFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Joseph James Morelli Scholarship
The Joseph James Morelli Scholarship Fund was established to honor the life of Joseph James Morelli and the success he achieved in overcoming the challenges of dyslexia. The scholarship supports high school and college students with learning challenges who wish to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Eligibility:-Must be a high school or college student-Pursuing a career in STEM: science, technology, engineering or math-Evidence of Learning Challenged, e.g., IEP, 504, or a letter from a teacherPlease submit answers to the following questions in no more than 1,000 words total:1. Describe the challenges you have tackled in pursuing your education2. Explain why you deserve this scholarship3. How will you use this opportunity to better your future?4. Why are you interested in pursuing a career in a STEM-related field?For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
UNCF Princeton Committee Scholarship
The Princeton Committee of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is committed to the goal of enhancing the quality of education by raising scholarship funds for students choosing to attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Scholarship recipients must be permanent residents of the State of New Jersey from Mercer, Middlesex, or Somerset Counties. Applicants must be college freshmen, college sophomores, college juniors or college seniors and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
There are no major restrictions to be eligible for this opportunity, however, applicants planning to major in one of the STEM-related fields are highly encouraged to apply.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
The Edison International STEM Scholarship
This scholarship is for students who major in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields (STEM). Applicants must submit a summary of their research interest and professional goal along with a description of their participation in faculty-mentored undergraduate research, or participation in STEM programs (CAMP, Edison Scholars, MESA, NSF). May be renewable based on available funding.
Eligibility:-Must be majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM)-Preference given to Orange County community college transfers-Fall semester first-time freshman who can demonstrate superior participation in high school STEM programs may be consideredFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
National Eagle Scout Association STEM Scholarship
The NESA STEM scholarship is awarded to one Eagle Scout annually who plans to major in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics field (STEM).
Exception: Eagle Scouts currently in their senior year of high school who will not pass the Eagle Scout board of review even though you may already be attending college at that time. NESA scholarships are not available to students attending community colleges or any of the U.S. military academies, because at these military academies, expenses covered by the NESA scholarships are already paid by the U.S. government.All applicants must be members of the National Eagle Scout Association to apply.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Out To Innovate Scholarships for LGBTQ+ STEM Students
NOGLSTP established the Out To Innovate Scholarships for LGBTQ STEM students, following NOGLSTP's inaugural Out to Innovate Career Summit for LGBTQ People in STEM. These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or an active ally of the LGBTQ community. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ students in STEM careers.
Two (2) scholarships will be awarded for the fall of the upcoming academic year. One scholarship will go to an undergraduate student, and one will go to a graduate/professional level student. Eligibility:-Successful completion of a minimum of two years of post-high school education at an accredited college or university-Maintenance of a 3.0 GPA for the entirety of college/university enrollment-A declared major in an accredited STEM or STEM-related teaching field-Be an active supporter of and participant in programs or organizations that promote LGBTQ inclusion and visibility-Students must be eligible for fall term registration and must not be under disciplinary sanction.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Paul & Deanna Virciglio Scholarship
Paul Virciglio, along with his wife, Deanna, has established the Paul & Deanna Virciglio Education Fund, which will be used to award scholarships to students pursuing graduate studies in math or science. "I noted the dramatic structural changes taking place in the business world as we prepared for the new information society. There's a demand for higher-skilled employees, which places an emphasis on education, especially in math and science," said Paul Virciglio.
Eligibility:-Minimum 3.0 GPA-Graduate of a Saginaw County high school-Pursuing graduate studies in math or science (medical students are eligible)-Attending an accredited Michigan college or university-Full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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