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External Scholarships

*Please note that ESS will not be accepting applications for the following scholarships*

January 

Scholarship
Deadline
Status
Notes 
Ron Brown Scholarship Program January 9thUndergradMust be Black/African American, US citizen or hold permanent resident visa card. Must be a high school senior at the time of application
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) FellowshipJanuary 15thUpper-level undergrad and GradOpen to international students (AAAS will not assist in obtaining or retaining visas) 
GEM FellowshipJanuary 15th Undergrad and gradMust be a senior or graduate at the time of application and US Citizen or permanent resident
AIAA ScholarshipsJanuary 30th Undergrad and grad
Microsoft ScholarshipJanuary 31stUndergrad Have a GPA of 3.0 or greater
UNM CAMP Program N/AUndergradMust be a first-time freshman and US Citizen or Permanent Resident

February 

Scholarship
Deadline
Status
Notes
AAAS Diverse Voices in Science Journalism InternshipsFebruary 1stUndergradHave an interest in science writing
L'Oreal USA for Women in Science ProgramFebruary 1st Graduate

Must have a conferred PhD and have started postdoctoral research position 

Hispanic Scholarship FundFebruary 15thHigh school seniors, undergrad, grad

Must be of Hispanic heritage

Entry Point ProgramFebruary 15thUndergrad and GradMust be a US citizen
California Council on Science and TechnologyFebruary 28thGradMust be a PhD student

March Scholarships

Scholarship
Deadline
Status
Notes 
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)  ScholarshipsMarch 1st High school and Undergrad

NSPE member and US Citizen

American Society of Heating, Refridgerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Graduate Student Grant-in-Aid Program  March 1stGrad

Must be involved with ASHRAE

PEO International Peace ScholarshipMarch 1stGrad

US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Udall Undergraduate ScholarshipMarch 7thUndergrad

Udall faculty representative can give you access to the application. Representatives and their contact information are available on the site

Association of Dam Safety Officials ScholarshipMarch 29th UndergradMust demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams

April

Scholarship
Deadline
Status
Notes
HENAAC ScholarshipsApril 1stUndergrad and GradMust have Hispanic background and have GPA of 3.0 or greater
NASA InternshipsApril 1st Undergrad and GradDeadline for Summer Internships
Ronald McNair Scholars ProgramApril 2ndUndergradStill accepts applications past the deadline
UNM Ambassadors-The Pack Blog Abroad ScholarshipApril 15thUndergradMust be departing during Fall semester for study abroad and enrolled in approved UNM Study Abroad Program
Society of Petroleum Engineers-Gus Archie Scholarship Program April 15thUndergradUndergrad student in petroleum engineering or related field
Society of Petroleum Engineers- Henry DeWitt Smith Memorial ScholarshipApril 15thGraduatePursuing Master's or PhD in Petroleum Engineering or related field

May

Scholarship
Deadline
Status
Notes 
American Society of Heating, Refridgerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Freshman ScholarshipMay 1stUndergradAward for sophomore year for pre-engineering or engineering student
American Society of Heating, Refridgerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) High School Senior ScholarshipMay 1stUndergradFor full-time students in first year in college in pre-engineering, engineering, or engineering technology program
American Indian Graduate Center Wells Fargo ScholarshipMay 1stUndergradFull-time students attending accredited university 
UNM Parent Association ScholarshipMay 3rdUndergrad and grad

Undergrads: Must be enrolled in 12 credit hours and have at least 2 semesters left before graduation. 

Graduates: Must be enrolled full time, 9 credit hours or more or 6 hours in conjunction with an assistantship, Masters or Doctoral student with at least two full-time semesters remaining until graduation.

NSF Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP) at EPA May 6thUndergrad
UNITE Summer ProgramMay 10thHigh School students (9th,10th, 11th) 
Hispanic Association of Colleges and University ScholarshipsMay 24thUndergrad and GradSeveral scholarships available,m please look at the requirements for each award 

July 

Scholarship
Deadline
Status
Notes
Association of American Indian Affairs July 1stUndergrad and Gra Must be enrolled in non-federally or federally recognized tribe

August 

Scholarship
Deadline
Status
Notes
SMART Scholarship Portal Opens August 1st Undergrad and Grad
Ron Brown Scholarship OpensAugustHigh School SeniorMust be Black/African American and high school senior at time of application.
Associated Builders and Contractors Build Your Future ScholarshipAugust 2ndUndergrad and GradApplicants must be pursuing craft professional training in the construction industry through NCCER accredited or a state/federally approved apprenticeship program in a merit shop

 

September

Scholarship
Deadline
Status
Notes
International Peach Scholarship Fund  September 15thGrad

This date is the start of IPS accepting Eligibility forms.

This scholarship is for graduate students with a full-year of coursework left.

*Please note that there are several deadlines for this scholarship. Please reference the IPS timeline

Barry Goldwater Scholarship OpensSeptember 3rdSophomore or JuniorUS Citizen or Permanent Resident with letter stating his/her intent to become a US Citizen.

 

October 

Scholarship
Deadline
Status
Notes
American-Australian Graduate Education Fund October 15thGraduate Must have a plan to undertake a minimum of 1 year of research or study 
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program October 22ndCan be a current senior at time of application or completed a Bachelor's degree. See the guidelines before applying. Must be a US Citizen, permanent resident, or national. 

November 

Scholarship
Deadline
Status
Notes
AIS ScholarshipNovember 1stUndergrad and GradDeadline for Spring scholarship. Must be at least 1/4 enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe
Naval Research Enterprise Internship ProgramNovember 1stUndergrad and GradMust be enrolled full-time at an accredited college institution. High school students, taking college courses must apply to SEAP program instead. 

December 

Scholarship
Deadline
Status
Notes
Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) ScholarshipDecember 1stUndergrad and gradScholarship and internship program 
AAUW Selected Professions FellowshipDecember 1stPrefer undergradFellowship, Must be a full-time student, citizen or permanent resident
NSF Graduate Research Internship (GRIP) at the EPADecember 4thGradInternship
Ford Fellowship Dissertation and Postdoctoral FellowshipDecember 6thGradFellowship
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship ProgramDecember 7thGradFellowship
Ford Fellowship Predoctoral FellowshipDecember 13thGradFellowship
American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Engineering Undergraduate ScholarshipDecember 15th UndergradScholarship
Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence
DOE Scholars Program ORISEDecember 17thUndergrad and gradInternship/Fellowship

General Scholarship Offered Year-Round 

Scholarship
Status
Notes 
American Indian Science and Engineering Society General Scholarship ApplicationUndergradMust be an AISES member. Matches students with eligible scholarships
Research Initiation GrantGrad