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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View Details Purnell D. White Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school| in |Wicomico, MD|Somerset, MD|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduates of the public or private high schools in Wicomico, Worcester or Somerset County. Applicants must be accepted for full-time enrollment at an accredited two- or four-year institution pursuing a degree in agriculture or a closely-related field. Financial need is taken into consideration.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Lucille Runkel Nursing Scholarship Fund Crawford Heritage Community Foundation
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  • 350
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Residence: Live in |Crawford, PA|Mercer, PA|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established in honor of Mary Lucille (Lucille) Runkel, a Registered Nurse in Greenville, Meadville, Kittaning, Mercer and Cochranton, Pennsylvania as well as at the Polk State School. She was loved caring for people, gentle, friendly, ambitious and determined. The program benefits students who are residents of Crawford County or Mercer County, Pennsylvania who wants to become a Registered Nurse. Applicants must be planning to enroll at an accredited two-year community college or four-year college/university in a program leading to an associate degree in nursing or bachelor of science in nursing.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Charles R. Morris Award American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Aug-2-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Dental Hygiene|Dentistry|
  • School (College): |Accredited Dental Hygiene Program|Accredited Dental Program|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Charles R. Morris Award is awarded to a student enrolled in accredited dental or dental hygiene program.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Gordon and Margaret Moores Memorial Scholarship Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Education|Medicine|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|Extracurricular Activities|
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The scholarship was established to award outstanding students who are planning to pursue a career in education, medicine or other career wich serves others.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details The Carole J. Streeter, KB9JBR, Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Medicine|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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This scholarship is administered by American Radio Relay League Foundation, it is open to students who have a license of any class of active Amateur Radio with a preference for basic Morse code capability. In addition, applicants must be U.S. citizen and must pursue a study in Medical and will enroll at an accredited college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details The Mel Marcus Fund for Physical Geography Association of American Geographers (AAG)
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Physical Geography|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|Faculty member|
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The Mel Marcus Fund for Physical Geography was established to carry on the tradition of excellence and humanity in field work espoused by Dr. Melvin G. Marcus. Grants from this fund will promote formative participation by students collaborating with faculty in field-based physical geography research in challenging outdoor environments. This fund is open to faculty applicants to support travel and logistical costs of including students in field research in physical geography. The award is intended to support the inclusion of one or more students in field-based research. The faculty member must join the student for a significant portion of the field work.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-10-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Environmental Studies|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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Mrs. Edward K. Poor, Mrs. Walter Marting, and Mrs. Jerome F. Page headed the creation of a fund to establish this scholarship to honor Elizabeth Gardner Norweb, ardent conservationist and GCA President from 1979 to 1981. This scholarship was designed to encourage studies and careers in the environmental field, with the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience beyond the regular course of study. The program is for summer study following the freshman, sophomore, or junior year.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Cancer Nursing|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nursing Practice aims to provide support for graduate students of cancer nursing practice. The scholarship provides a stipend of $10,000. The award may be awarded for two years.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details GCSAA Scholars Competition The Environmental Institute for Golf
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  • 500 - 6,000
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Turf Management|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The scholarship was established to award outstanding members of GCSAA and an undergraduate enrolled in turf management of related field and have demonstrated academic excellence, work experience, extracurricular activities and potential to become a leading professional in the golf course management industry.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 3,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Medicine|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-doctoral level study|
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This fellowship was started to benefit minority medical students and provide them the opportunity to explore a research career in substance abuse in relation to child and adolescent psychiatry. Fellows will work with a child and adolescent psychiatrist researcher-mentor during the summer and required to attend the meeting to present their research in a new research poster session. Registration and travel reimbursements for the annual meeting will be provided.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details John W. Fritz Memorial Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Natural Resources|Animal Science|Agricultural Sciences|
  • School (College): |Post-secondary School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduating High School Senior|
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This scholarship was created in memory of John W. Fritz. It is available to graduating high school seniors who are planning to attend post-secondary education and must be pursuing a career in agri-science, natural resources, animal science or related fields.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Pearl Moore Career Development Awards Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Career: |Master of Science in Nursing|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Professional|
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This award was established in honor of Pearl Moore, first CEO for ONS. The award aims to provide financial assistance to staff nurses to attend a continuing education program and further their professional goals. Funds are not for tuition in an academic program or to attend the ONS Congress.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details HEEF: Healthcare Education Scholarship Fund Orange County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Health|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit high school seniors or community college transfers who enroll in a health career related major. To be eligible, applicants must have prior volunteer or paid service in health care and wellness.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 8,000
  • 1 award
  • Dec-31-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Ecological Restoration|
  • School (College): |University|US Accredited University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|Other postgraduate-level study|
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Established in 2000 with funds from the John B. Young Charitable Trust as well as from GCA members and clubs, this fellowship support specialized graduate study and research in ecological restoration, the active healing of the land. The grant is given to graduate students who pursue specialized study in ecological restoration at an accredited U.S. university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Winifred Goldring Award Association for Women Geoscientists
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Paleontological|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The Winifred Goldring Award is awarded to a graduate student pursuing an education in paleontological. Applicants must be enrolled as a student during the period of the award
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Willard & Spackman The American Occupational Therapy Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 2 awards
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Occupational Therapy|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Post-Baccalaureate Student|
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The scholarship is sponsored by American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF). It is awarded to full-time students currently enrolled in accredited or developing occupational therapy programs. To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must have completed the equivalent of one full year of Occupational Therapy specific coursework or must be in the final year if the applicant is studying to become an occupational therapy assistant.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Mary Fiorentino Memorial The American Occupational Therapy Foundation
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Occupational Therapy|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|Post-Baccalaureate Student|
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The scholarship is sponsored by American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF). It is awarded to full-time students currently enrolled in accredited or developing occupational therapy programs. Applicant must have completed the equivalent of one full-year of Occupational Therapy specific coursework or must be in the final year if an applicant is studying to become an occupational therapy assistant.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Alice Jantzen Memorial The American Occupational Therapy Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Occupational Therapy|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|Post-Baccalaureate Student|
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Offered by American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF), the scholarship provides financial assistance to full-time students currently enrolled in accredited or developing occupational therapy programs. Applicants must have completed 1 full year of Occupational Therapy coursework or must be full-time students currently enrolled in the final year of occupational therapy assistant program
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Geospatial Science|Geospatial Technology|Land Information System/Records|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The scholarship is for students with an exceptional interest in pursuing scientific research or education in geospatial science or technology or land information systems/records.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarships American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Medicine|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Medical School|Allopathic Medical School|Osteopathic Medical School|
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Founded in 2004, the scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to medical students facing spiraling medical school debt. The scholarship is awarded to current third-year medical students who are approaching their final year of medical school. To be eligible, applicant must be nominated through the medical school dean's office or the dean's designate.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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