Outside Scholarship Search

There are many sources of scholarship listings and databases available to students on the Internet. We recommend that you not pay for any search service. To learn more about avoiding scholarship scams, click here. Pacifica is not responsible for the quality of information or services offered on the sites below and we do not endorse or support their products, policies or services.

 Links To Free Scholarship/Fellowship Searches

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Updated 6/18/2014
2014 Vision Scholarships    www.opusarchives.orgOne-time scholarships for newly admitted, full-time Master's or Doctoral students in any discipline. Scholarships range in $2,000 - $3,000 per year with a maximum award of $9,000 per student over three years of study. Click here for the application.

Deadline: August 15,2014 for Fall 2014 starts
American Assoc. of University Women-Educational Foundationwww.aauw.orgEducational funding and awards resources.
American Counseling Associationhttp://www.acafoundation.org/ACA Graduate Student Scholarship
American Indian Education Foundation    www.nrcprograms.orgGraduate Scholarships available to eligible American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian students pursuing a graduate degree. Deadline for 2014-2015: April 4, 2014
American Indian Graduate Centerwww.aigc.orgScholarships and fellowships for American Indian and Alaska Native students.
American Psychological Associationhttp://www.apa.orgScholarships, Grants, and Awards search
American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award Programhttp://www.apa.org/about/awards/scidir-dissertre.aspxThe purpose of the Dissertation Research Award program is to assist science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs.

Deadline: September 15, 2014
Association on American Indian Affairs http://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships/aaia_scholarships.htmScholarship programs for both undergraduate and graduate students who are from federally recognized tribes.
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapistshttp://www.camft.org/Content/NavigationMenu/ EducationalOpportunities/Scholarships/default.htmEducational Foundation scholarships and grants.
CareerInfohttp://www.careerinfonet.org/scholarshipsearch/Scholarship search database
Christine Downing Dissertation Fellowship

Dissertation fellowship in the name of Professor Downing in acknowledgment of her contribution to the fields of depth psychology and mythology, her many years of teaching at Pacifica Graduate Institute, and her gift to OPUS of her own archival materials.

2014-2015 Deadline = June 30, 2014

College Boardhttps://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/scholarships-grantsScholarship search engine
College Scholarships
http://www.collegescholarships.orgScholarship search database. Includes scholarships specific to degree level and other criteria.
Congressional Caucus Hispanic Institute Scholarship
http://www.chci.org/scholarships/Offers a one-time $5,000 scholarship to Latino students in the US at the graduate level who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future.
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fundswww.davisputter.comGrants for active participants in struggles for civil rights, social/economic justice or other progressive issues.
Edvisorshttp://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/Scholarship search database
FastWebwww.fastweb.comScholarship search database
Federal Grants Wirehttp://www.federalgrantswire.comClearinghouse for federal grant opportunities, organized by categories

Scholarship search directory

Ford Foundationhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/grants/ individuals-seeking-fellowshipsThe Fellowship Programs, offered through the National Academy of Sciences, seeks to increase faculty diversity at U.S. colleges and universities. Fellowships are made at the predoctoral, dissertation and postdoctoral levels to students who demonstrate academic excellence, a commitment to pluralism and a strong interest in teaching and research.
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarshipwww.gkscholarship.com

$1,000 merit-based scholarships.

Deadline: July 31, 2014

Giva, Inc.www.givainc.com/scholarships

$1,000 scholarship.

Deadline: June 1 or December 1 each year

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundationwww.hfg.orgResearch grants and dissertation fellowships to students during dissertation writing phase.
Health Professions Education Foundationhttp://oshpd.ca.gov/HPEF/Index.htmlLoan repayment programs-California health professions (MFT, Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists) 
Hispanic College Fundhttp://hispanicfund.orgScholarship search directory
Hotels Cheaphttp://www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship$1,500 general scholarship 

Fall 2014 deadline: October 15, 2014
ICMA-RC Vantagepoint Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fundhttp://www.icmarc.org/prebuilt/micro/vantagescholar

Scholarships in amounts of up to $10,000 to selected students who are surviving spouses and children of employees who have died in the line of duty.

2014-2015 Deadline:
March 15, 2014

Insurance Providerswww.insuranceproviders.com"Look Twice, Save a Life" scholarship to help promote motorcycle safety. $1,000 awarded annually for the spring.

Deadline: December 1, 2014
Jewish Community Centerwww.jccworks.comGraduate student scholarship program. Recipients required to work for 2 years post graduation otherwise scholarship must be repaid.
Joseph Campbell & Jean Erdman Scholarshipwww.opusarchives.org

One-time scholarship of $5,000 offered to new or continuing full-time graduate students in the field of dance or choreography. Click here for the application.

Deadline: August 15, 2014 for Fall 2014 starts

Korean American Scholarship Foundation www.kasf.org

Scholarship award based on financial need, merit, and community services. 

Deadline: July 10, 2014

Latin American Educational Foundation www.laef.org 

Colorado resident. Hispanic heritage and/or actively involved in the Hispanic Community. Community service involvement required. 

Deadline: March 15, 2014

Latino College Dollarswww.latinocollegedollars.orgScholarship search directory.
Lizette Peterson Homer Memorial Injury Research Grant

$5,000 award. Focus is on psychosocial research on injuries to children and young adults through accidents, violence, abuse, or suicide.

Deadline: October 1, 2014

MFT Consortium of Californiawww.pgi.eduMFT Student Educational Stipends. $18,500 stipends awarded to selected MFT students.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
www.naacp.orgThe NAACP is a leading advocate of equal access to quality education.
National Endowment for the Humanitieswww.neh.govFellowship available after graduation. Reference materials. Summer seminars.
National Federation of the Blindwww.nfb.org/scholarships

Scholarship for legally blind student, must participate in NFB convention and program activities.

Deadline: March 31, 2014

Paralyzed Veterans of Americahttp://www.pva.org/site/c.ajIRK9NJLcJ2E/b.6305559/ k.FBA1/Scholarship_Program.htm

Scholarships for paralyzed veterans, spouses of paralyzed veterans, or children of paralyzed veterans under the age of 24.

Deadline: June 17, 2014

Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grant

$12,000 grant. The Roy Scrivner Research Grants provide graduate student grants (preference given to dissertation candidates) for empirical or applied research that encourages the study of lesbian, gay, and bisexual family (LGB) psychology and LGB family therapy. Researchers from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: November 1, 2014

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search Engine
www.salliemae.com/scholarships Scholarship search engine.
Scholarship Americahttp://scholarshipamerica.org/Resource for private scholarships and other financial support.
Scholarship Experts
Scholarship search directory.
Scholarships and Grants
http://www.scholarshipsandgrants.usScholarships and grants resources.
Scholarships.comwww.scholarships.comScholarship search directory.
School Souphttp://schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directoryScholarship search directory.
Society for the Psychological Study of  Social Issueswww.spssi.orgGrants and awards for research on social issues. Thesis and dissertation writing.
Society for Research on Adolescencehttp://www.s-r-a.org/membership/emerging-scholars/funding-opportunitiesList of funding opportunities, including for international students
Stanley Sue Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Clinical Psychologyhttps://www.apa.org/about/awards/div-12-sue.aspx

Award honoring psychologists who have made remarkable contributions to the understanding of human diversity.

Deadline: November 1, 2014 

Student Aid on the Web
http://studentaid.ed.govFinancial aid and scholarships search wizard. Other educational financial resources.
United Negro College Fundwww.uncf.orgTo close the educational attainment gap between African Americans and the majority population, UNCF helps promising students attend college and graduate. List of various opportunities.
U.S. Department of Laborhttp://careerinfonet.orgFree scholarship search tool.
Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarshiphttp://www.apa.org/apf/funding/franks.aspx

$5,000 award. The APF Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship supports graduate-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to help understand and reduce stigma associated with mental illness.

Deadline: May 15, 2015