Scholarships for Astronomy Majors

Astronomy Majors study space, stars, galaxies, planets and the universe as a whole. Before you can make a groundbreaking cosmic discovery, however, you’ll first need to figure out how to pay for your higher education. Luckily, you may qualify for one or more scholarships simply by being an Astronomy Major. Some of the available scholarships are provided by organizations such as the National Society of Black Physicists and the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program. Others are funded by individual colleges and universities such as Minnesota State University, Northern Arizona University, the University of Hawaii and the University of Iowa. In order to apply, students will generally need to meet a minimum grade point average, submit official transcripts, demonstrate a certain level of financial need or obtain letters of recommendation. To find out more about scholarships for Astronomy Majors, keep reading below.

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View Details Harold and Dorothy Marshall Scholarship Phelps County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Mathematics|Natural Science|Biology|Chemistry|Physics|Astronomy|Earth Science|
  • School (K-12): |Phelps High School, Phelps, KY|Dawson High School, Dawson, TX|Buffalo High School, Buffalo, TX|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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Scholarship is open to graduates of any High School in Phelps, Dawson or Buffalo County in Nebraska who are interested in the field of math or a natural science degree.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Undergraduate STEM Scholarships Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC)
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  • 3,500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Chemical Engineering|Welding Engineering|Civil Engineering|Manufacturing Engineering|Industrial Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Geography|Mathematics|Computer Science|Electrical Engineering|Aeronautical Engineering|Biology|Chemistry|Physics|Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering|Computer Engineering|Materials Science and Engineering|Biomedical Engineering|Geology|Astronomy|Control Engineering|Engineering Mechanics|Radiological Engineering|Systems Engineering|Petroleum Engineering|
  • School (College): Attend |Kent State University (OH)|University of Akron (OH)|Miami University (OH)|Ohio State University (OH)|Case Western Reserve University (OH)|University of Cincinnati (OH)|University of Dayton (OH)|Cedarville University (OH)|Central State University (OH)|Cleveland State University (OH)|Marietta College (OH)|Ohio Northern University (OH)|Ohio University (OH)|University of Toledo (OH)|Wilberforce University (OH)|Wright State University (OH)|Youngstown University (OH)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|College senior|
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The scholarship was established to award junior or senior undergraduate students whose pursuing in a STEM-related discipline at a member university. The award is worth $3,500 which is $2,500 from NASA and $1,000 from the university. Applicants must present their research at the Annual Student Research Symposium at the Ohio Aerospace Institute.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Ohio Space Grant Consortium Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC)
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  • 16,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Chemical Engineering|Welding Engineering|Civil Engineering|Manufacturing Engineering|Industrial Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Geography|Mathematics|Computer Science|Electrical Engineering|Aeronautical Engineering|Biology|Chemistry|Physics|Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering|Nuclear Engineering|Computer Engineering|Materials Science and Engineering|Biomedical Engineering|Geology|Astronomy|Control Engineering|Engineering Mechanics|Radiological Engineering|Systems Engineering|Petroleum Engineering|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|
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The Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) provides financial support to students pursuing a graduate degree in a STEM-related discipline. Students must propose and initiate a research project with the guidance of a faculty mentor that will be presented at the Annual Student Research Symposium, held every April at the Ohio Aerospace Institute in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Jerry Hart Memorial Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Environmental Science|Science|Medicine|Chemistry|Physics|Astronomy|Computer Sciences/Information Systems|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Waldo Middle School, Aurora, IL|
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
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The Jerry Hart Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduate high school senior of East Aurora High School. Applicants must be pursuing major in astronomy, chemistry, computer sciences, environmental sciences, medicine, physics
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Sunburst Foundation Community Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Nursing|Mathematics|Computer Science|Botany|Biology|Chemistry|Physics|Pharmacy|Pre-Veterinary Medicine|Ecology|Zoology|Geology|Astronomy|Oceanography|Pre-Dentistry|Pre-Medicine|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Martin, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Palm Beach, FL|
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This scholarship is available to minority of graduating senior from Palm Beach or Martin County who are planning to take a major in engineering, computer sciences, chemistry, physics, biology, botany, mathematics, oceanography, geology, pre-dental, pre-medical, pre-veterinary, nursing, astronomy, ecological sciences, pharmacy, or zoological studies at an accredited vocational school, two or four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Goldwater Scholarship Awards Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
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  • 7,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Computer Science|Chemistry|Physics|Information Sciences|Psychology|Life Sciences|Geoscience|Astronomy|Materials Research|Mathematical Sciences|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Institution of Higher Education|
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The scholarship provides educational support to a sophomore or junior college students who are pursuing a degree in chemistry, computer & information science & engineering, geosciences, life sciences, materials research, medicine, physics & astronomy or psychology at an accredited 4-year or 2-year institution of higher education.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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