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Scholarships

Science Scholarships

Earning a Science degree can significantly increase your job opportunities and earning potential. There are many different disciplines that can be pursued and combined. The concentrations/degrees below are the most common areas where scholarships are available:

  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Studies/Meteorology
  • Biology
  • Biochemistry & Biophysics
  • Botany
  • Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology/Bacteriology
  • Zoology
  • Marine Biology
  • Oceanography
  • Biological Specializations
  • Physical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Geological Sciences
  • Physics
  • Earth & Space Sciences
  • Science Technologies
  • Forensic Science
College and Universites

The first place to look for scholarships is the financial aid office of the college you are attending or planning on attending. They have a list of specific scholarships for Science students.

Professional Groups

Another very important place to look is professional groups or associations. These organizations purpose is to support and guide people who work and want to work in this field. Here are some national professional associations that are currently offering scholarships:

Regional Groups

National associations aren't the only organizations offering scholarships. There are also a number of regional associations and local affiliates that hand out awards to deserving applicants. In fact, starting locally may increase your chances of winning quality scholarships.

You can locate regional associations and local affiliates that offer scholarships by searching the net and by contacting your local Chamber of Commerce. You can also get leads from your local high schools, colleges, universities, and other educational institutions. Here are some groups that are currently offering scholarships:

Genaral Science Scholarships Available
Minority Science Scholarships
Other Science Resources


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