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29 Scholarships for College Students in a Science Field

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Talented college graduates with degrees in the sciences are in high demand, and a range of organizations offer scholarships to help fund the educations of promising scientists. Below you'll find a sampling of 29 scholarships specifically for students in the sciences. Some are for current college students, while others are open to high school students. The awards range in value from $200 to an impressive $100,000. For each scholarship, you'll find links to additional information at Cappex.com, an excellent free website that provides college and scholarship matching services. You can also find a lot more scholarships at Cappex.

1. AABE National Scholarships

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• Award: $3,000 - $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, or Native American students majoring in business, engineering, technology, math, or physical science.
Administered by the American Association of Blacks in Energy
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2. American Council of Independent Laboratories Scholarship

• Award: $1,000 - $4,000
• Description: Applicants must be planning a career in science or engineering.
Administered by the American Council of Independent Laboratories
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3. Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

• Award: $7,500
• Description: Applicants must pursue a career in mathematics, natural sciences, or engineering.
Administered by Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
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4. CBCF Environmental Studies Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in a subject that will lead to an environmental career.
Administered by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF)
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5. Cognizant Making the Future Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a career in a science, technology, engineering, or math field.
Administered by Cognizant
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6. Dan Coiro Scholarship

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in science or engineering.
Administered by CenageBrain
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7. Davidson Fellows Scholarship

• Award: $10,000 - $50,000
• Description: Applicants must complete a significant piece of work that falls into the category of science, technology, engineering, math, literature, music, philosophy, or outside the box.
Administered by the Davidson Institute for Talent Development
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8. Dr. Robert H. Goddard Scholarship

• Award: $10,000
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing studies in science or engineering.
Administered by the National Space Club
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9. Dr. Wes Eckenfelder Jr. Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be majoring in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering, or one of the environmental sciences.
Administered by Brown and Caldwell
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10. DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition

• Award: $200 - $5,000
• Description: Applicants must submit an essay on a science-related topic.
Administered by the DuPont Office of Education
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