External Scholarships & Grants

This a list of list of outside scholarships and grants collected by the Financial Aid Office that students seeking additional funding are welcome to apply for. Click on the link for your program to see outside scholarships that apply to only that program. 

Program-Specific Opportunities

General External Scholarships

AFL/CIO Union Plus Scholarship


Student, their spouse, or their parent must be a union member.

American Indian Education Foundation


All American Indian/Alaska Native students who are enrolled in their tribe, or have a parent who is an enrolled member are eligible.

American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships


Must be a U.S. citizen and  be member of a tribe or descendent of enrolled member.

Armenian Students Association of America


Open to students of Armenian descent

Cobell Scholarship


Both Merit-based and Need-based, the Cobell Scholarship is available to any student who is; an enrolled member of a US Federally-Recognized Tribe.

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship 


The amount of each fellowship will cover tuition costs plus an additional $18,000 annual stipend. The Fellowship accepts applications from graduate students in any recognized field of study.

Dr. Benjamin Cottone Memorial Scholarship


Posts multiple opportunities for students of Italian heritage.

Elizabeth Asche Scholarship and Sequoyah Scholarship


From federally recognized tribe and have proof of tribal enrollment. Based on financial need.

Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund


Civilian federal and postal employees, their spouses and dependents. See web site for more info.

Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award


Multiple scholarships posted, see site for additional eligibility information.

Health Career Scholarship: International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons


Open to medical and dental students who have completed their first year of study, or occupational therapy/physical therapy/speech therapy/medical technology/pharmacy students who have completed a minimum of two years of study. 

Healthy Eating Scholarship


Open to all students who recognize the importance of healthy eating habits.

Hispanic -General College Scholarship


US citizen or legal permanent resident of Hispanic heritage.

Japanese American Citizens League Graduate Scholarships


Open to national JACL members.

Korean American Scholarship Foundation


Multiple scholarships open to students who are Korean or Korean American.

Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarship Program


Open to students of Polish descent.

Leopold Schepp Foundation


Under 40, US citizen/permanent resident. Requires interview in New York City.

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund


Female, 25+, lives in US or Canada but is a national from developing country, has record of service to women/children in her country, plans to return to native country.

National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarships


Applicants are not required to be Hispanic; an affinity for the health of Hispanic communities and an interest in participating in NHHF Scholars Alumni activities is required. Must be enrolled in a medicine, dentistry, public health, pharmacy, nursing, or physician assistant program.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships


Multiple opportunities for Italian American students are posted.

Navajo Nation Graduate Trust, Scholarships & Financial Assistance


Applicants must be associated with the Navajo nation.

NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund


Open to Women with a Bachelor's Degree who are residents of New York State.

PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund


For women. See descriptions of awards and funds for requirements.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans


New American, not 31 years old yet, and in first or second year.

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Graduate Fellowship Program


Membership in Phi Kappa Phi, exceptional grades, a first year.

Point Foundation Scholarship


Any state, full time student. Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community. Fall 2023 Scholarship


See website for details.

The Rowe Fund (LOAN)


Educational loan program to assist citizens from Latin America and the Caribbean

Swiss Benevolent Society of New York


Varous scholarship opportunities available to students of Swiss descent.

Tillman Military Scholars


Veteran and active duty service members from all branches of the military. Current spouses of veteran or active duty service members, including surviving spouses are eligible.

Tylenol Scholarship Fund


Demonstrate leadership in community services and school activities.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Indian Health Service


Applicant must be an American Indian or Alaska Native.

UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program


US citizens or permanent resident, living with epilepsy or family member living with epilepsy.

Scholarships Based on Residency Status

Name of Scholarship   Description

Dr. Arthur J. and Helen Horvat Foundation Scholarship


Applicants must have resided within the boundary limits of Duryea, Avoca, Dupont, Pittston City, Pittston Township, Jenkins Township, Yatesville, Hughestown, Suscon, Old Forge, Taylor, Moosic and Ransom Township for at least one year prior to graduating high school and/or completing an application for the Horvat Foundation Scholarship. 

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Scholarship Program


Must have attended at least 8 years of public and/or parochial school in Connecticut, graduated from a public and/or parochial high school in Connecticut and should be in their 1–3 year of medical school. Award from $1000 to $2000

Jewish Vocational Service Scholarship


Must be Jewish & permanent and legal resident of Los Angeles County – for a minimum of three years.

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship


Open to Jewish students from the Chicago metropolitan area.

New England Hellenic Medical and Dental Society, Inc.


Student member of NEHMDS of Hellenic descent.

Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara


Student must have attended school in Santa Barbara County.

Ty Cobb Scholarship Program


Resident of Georgia and in financial need.

Wellsford & Mildred Clark Medical Memoria


Resident of Connecticut. Award up to $50,000 (over 4 years).

Contact the Financial Aid Office for details on how to apply