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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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Dan Coiro Scholarship

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in science or engineering.
Administered by CenageBrain
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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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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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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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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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Fashion Umbrella Foundation Scholarship Award

• Award: varies
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in business, arts and sciences, journalism, criminal justice, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or fine arts.
Administered by the Fashion Umbrella Foundation
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Google Science Fair

• Award: $25,000 - $50,000
• Description: Applicants must create a science fair project that investigates a scientific-related question relevant to the world today.
Administered by Google, Inc.
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Great Lakes National Scholarship Program

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math.
Administered by Great Lakes Educational Loan Services
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Great Minds in STEM / HENAAC Scholars Program

• Award: $500 - $10,000
• Description: Applicants must be Hispanic students majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math.
Administered by Great Minds in STEM
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Heinlein Society Scholarship

• Award: $750
• Description: Applicants must be majoring in engineering, math, physical science, or science fiction as literature.
Administered by the Heinlein Society
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HSF/Procter & Gamble Scholarship Program

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be Hispanic students pursuing a degree in a science, technology, engineering, math, IT, or business field.
Administered by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
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Intel Science Talent Search Awards

• Award: $7,500 - $100,000
• Description: Applicants must present a full scientific report about research of their choosing.
Administered by the Society for Science & the Public
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Kelly Lynn Lutz Memorial Scholarship

• Award: $1,500
• Description: Applicants must be majoring in education, arts, environment, math, or science, and have lost the life of at least one parent to cancer.
Administered by the Kelly Lynn Lutz Foundation
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Mioy Hynh Scholarship by CengageBrain

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
Administered by Cengage Learning
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NOGLSTP Out to Innovate Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or allies majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
Administered by the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professions
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Paul and Ellen Ruckes Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Description: Applicants must be legally blind and be majoring in engineering or computer, physical, or life science.
Administered by the American Foundation for the Blind
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Proton OnSite Scholarship and Innovation Program

• Award: $25,000
• Description: Applicants must submit a promising hydrogen-related business idea.
Administered by Proton OnSite
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Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology Scholarship Awards

• Award: $1,000 - $100,000
• Description: Applicants must undertake an individual or team research project related to math, science, and/or technology.
Administered by the Siemens Foundation
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Siemens “We Can Change the World” High School Challenge

• Award: $10,000 - $50,000
• Description: Applicants must choose an environmental issue and provide a solution.
Administered by the Siemens Foundation
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SMART Scholarship

• Award: $25,000 - $41,000
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math.
Administered by Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation
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Stockholm Junior Water Prize Competition

• Award: $1,000 - $10,000
• Description: Applicants must create a water-related science project.
Administered by the Water Environment Federation
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Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award

• Award: $5,000 - $10,000
• Description: Applicants must be majoring in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related science field.
Administered by Thermo Fisher Scientific
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UNCF/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Award

• Award: $10,000 - $25,000
• Description: Applicants must be African-American students majoring in life science, physical science, or engineering.
Administered by the UNCF Merck Science Initiative
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Young Naturalist Awards

• Award: $50 - $2,500
• Description: Applicants must plan and conduct their own scientific investigation.
Administered by American Museum of Natural History
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