Scholarships for Natural Sciences Majors

Studying the natural sciences can lead to careers in a variety of fields, such as geology, earth science, agriculture and environmental science. And there are a variety of scholarships available to students majoring in the natural sciences. Organizations that award such scholarships range from conservation clubs to government agencies. Typical eligibility requirements include maintaining a minimum GPA and choosing a specific discipline within the natural sciences. Financial need or minority status also may be considered. To apply, candidates may be asked to submit letters of recommendation, a personal statement and official transcripts. For more information, browse the list of scholarships for natural sciences majors below.

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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • July 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Nursing Program Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student enrolling or enrolled in a nursing program.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-10-2018
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  • Major: Study |Environmental Studies|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College freshman|College sophomore|College junior|
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Mary T. Carothers Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship is a $3,000 fund given to a student to support their field work, research, or classroom work.The scholarship aims to encourage studies and careers in the environmental field. The program was established in 1998 in memory of Mary.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 4,500
  • 1 award
  • Jan-30-2018
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  • Major: Study |Botany|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
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The Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany is awarded to student enrolled in Ph.D. programs at recognized universities
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 3,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
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  • Major: Study |Horticulture|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College sophomore|College junior|College senior|Master's Candidate|
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The scholarship was established by Margaret Evans Berdan in memory of her friend Katharine MacConnell Grosscup, a talented gardener, enthusiastic conservationist and active member of the Shaker Lakes Garden Club in Ohio. It encourages rising college sophomores, juniors, seniors and Masters degree candidates to the study of horticulture and related fields.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Howard R. Raper Award American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Aug-2-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|Post-graduate|
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The award is for a promising graduate student who demonstrates an interest in oral and maxillofacial radiology and intends to pursue a career in academia.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-10-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Environmental Science|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College freshman|College sophomore|College junior|
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Founded in honor of Elizabeth Gardner Norweb, ardent conservationist and GCA President from 1979 to 1981, the scholarship encourages studies and careers in the environmental field, with the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience beyond the regular course of study. It is awarded to college undergraduates for summer study following the freshman, sophomore, or junior year doing field work, research, or classroom work in an environmental field.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Graduate Scholarship Award Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Inc. Computer Society
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  • 500
  • 4 awards
  • Jan-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nuclear and Plasma Sciences|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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This scholarship acknowledges contributions to the fields of Nuclear and Plasma Sciences. This is open to any graduate student in the fields of nuclear and plasma sciences.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Career: |Nursing/Registered Nurse (Industry)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students seeking further education in the field of Nursing or pursuing a license as a Registered Nurse under applicable state law.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Healthcare|Hospital Administration|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The Robert P. Atkinson Hospital Leadership and Scholarship Fund are awarded to students from Southeast Arkansas or interested in coming to Southeast Arkansas. Applicants must be pursuing major in healthcare or hospital administration
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Coastal Wetlands Science|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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This scholarship originated from the Rockefeller Fund that was established in 1966. The fund was renamed in 1993 and in 1999, Mrs. Edward Elliman chose to promote wetlands conservation through the support of young scientists in their field work and research. This scholarship will benefit students enrolled in a graduate program at a university within the United States.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Dec-31-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Microscopy|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The scholarship was established by the Microscopy Society of America (MSA) to nurture the educational and research potential of an undergraduate student who is interested in pursuing microscopy as a career or major research tool.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 3,350
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Physical Therapy|Occupational Therapy|Speech Therapy|Nurse Practitioner|Registered Nurse|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school graduate|
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The Wallace & Catherine Lytle Family Scholarship is awarded to student graduated from a Wayne County high school od resident of Wayne county Ohio. Applicants must be pursuing major in Practitioner Nurse, Registered Nurse, speech, physical or occupational therapist
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details M. J. Nelson Science Scholarship Phelps County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Technology|Nursing|Agriculture|Medicine|Teaching|Home Making|
  • School (K-12): |High School|Loomis, NE|Holdrege, NE|
  • Residence: |Holdrege School District #44|
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The M.J. Nelson Science Scholarship is available to graduating seniors of Holdrege or Loomis High School. Applicants must be planning to enroll at any college, technical or trade school that reside in Holdrege School District #44 boundaries.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Paramedic|
  • Residence: Live in |Southern California|Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |University|College|California paramedic training institution|Santa Barbara, CA|Los Angeles, CA|San Bernardino, CA|Riverside, CA|Orange, CA|San Diego, CA|
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The Michael A. DiRaimondo Foundation Scholarship Fund is established to honor the memory of Michael and encourage students with his qualities entering the paramedic field. Applicants must demonstrate a sincere passion and/or dedication to helping people via the paramedic/EMT medical field.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000 - 3,900
  • 3 awards
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Health|Medicine|
  • Residence: Live in |Wayne, OH|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|
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Julie and David Mennes Healthcare Scholarship (Health Services) is given to Wayne county resident whi=o plans to pursue a two or four-year accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school. The scholarship provides a minimum if $1,000 funds to awardees who wants to pursue a field of study in the medical or health and wellness professions.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000 - 3,900
  • 3 awards
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Health|Medicine|
  • Residence: Live in |Wayne, OH|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|
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Julie and David Mennes Healthcare Scholarship (Health Sciences) provides a minimum of $1,000 funds to awardees who want to pursue a field of study in the medical or health and wellness professions. The scholarship is open to residents of Wayne County who completed high school.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Gissal Family Memorial Scholarship Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Health|Medicine|
  • School (K-12): |Wisconsin Dells High School, Wisconsin Dells, WI|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Vocational-technical / Career College|
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Gissal Family Memorial Scholarship is given to graduating seniors of Wisconsin Dells High School to assist them in pursuing their college education in the medical field. The scholarship was established in memory of Doc Gissal who served the Wisconsin Dells and Lake Deltoncommunities for 37 years.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 500 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Medicine|Special Education|Counseling|Psychology|
  • School (K-12): |San Dieguito Union High School District|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|Four-year|College|
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The Jackie Harrigan Haase Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to graduating senior at San Dieguito Union High School District. Applicants must be pursuing major in nursing, the medical field, counseling, psychology or special education
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 4,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Environmental Science|Horticulture|Conservation|Botany|Arid Landscape Design|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College junior|College senior|
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Nancy O. Swanson (Mrs. Robert) started this award in 2006 . Mrs. Swanson and her husband saw the need to provide financial support to students pursuing study in the fields of horticulture, conservation, botany, environmental science and landscape design relating to the arid landscape. The award can be in the form of either an internship or funding for a research related topic for advanced undergraduate and graduate students studying in these fields. While the award is intended to have a wide scope pertaining to the arid environment, preference will be given to students wishing to gain practical field experience specifically, planning and design for sustainability, rainwater harvesting and plant management, etc. through structured internships at accredited botanical gardens or arboreta.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,800
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Physical Therapy|Sports|Athletic Training|Sports Management|Sports Information|Sports Journalism|
  • Residence: Live in |Tennessee|
  • School (College): |Accredited Public College|Accredited Private College|Accredited University|
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The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Jeff Byrd Memorial Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate junior and seniors student. Applicants must pursue a sports-related field of study.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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