Outside Resources

The following is a list of scholarships that are exclusive of Wesleyan College. The information is kept as up to date as possible, but before applying, you should always confirm the information with the institution offering the funding.
Note: U=Undergraduate, G=Graduate, U/G=Both

Organization Eligibility-Focus Area Dollar Value
Alexander Graham Bell
Association for the Deaf

U - Hearing impaired Varies

Alpha Lambda Delta

U/G - ALD Members $1,000
American Chemical
Society Scholars Program
U - Minorities,
chemical sciences
Varies

American Council
of the Blind
U - Visually impaired Varies

American Foundation
for the Blind
U - Visually impaired Varies
American Geological Institute
U/G - Minorities in
geoscience
Varies
American Institute of
Aeronautics and Astronautics
(AIAA) Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program
U - Soph./Jr./Sr.;
science/engineering;
must become AIAA
member to receive
funding (but not to apply). 
$2,000

American Meteorological Society
 U/G Varies

American Planning
Association
 U/G $2,500 -
$4,000
American Society for Civil Engineers
 U/G - ASCE member $2,000 -
$5,000
American Society of Quality Section 1525
U $1,000
Archaeological Institute of America
 G $4,000 - $22,000
Argonne National Laboratory
 U Stipend
Varies
AT&T Bell Laboratories
 U - Women and minorities
in science
Varies
AAUW Ed. Foundation  G-women Varies
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
for Mathematics and Science
U - Jrs./Srs.; math,
natural science,
or engineering;
nominated by college
Up to
$7,500
CampusRN University Scholarship

Carat Scholarship Foundation



U/G

Up to
$15,000

$500 -
$1,000
 


Central Scholarship Bureau
Must be from the Baltimore area Varies

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
U/G - Sciences/environment;
work for DOD 
Varies; salaried positions

Dumbarton Oaks Center for
Byzantine Studies
G Varies

English-Speaking Union 
U/G - English
Language Studies
Up to
$5,000

EPA Fellowships
U/G Varies

Geological Society of America
U/G - GSA member $500

George Mitchell Scholarship
U Varies 

Hispanic College Fund
U - Hispanic origin; business Varies

International Technology Education Association Scholarship
 U/G - ITEA member  $1,000
(See Grants,
too)

John Gyles Education Fund
 U - GPA 2.7+ $3,000

MARC: Minority Access to
Research Careers Program
 U/G - Minorities in research  Varies

Margaret McNamara Memorial
Scholarship
 U/G $6,000

MENSA Education and
Research Foundation
Scholarship Information
(MERF)
U - Reside in
participating
MENSA group area 
Varies 

National Academy of American
Scholars
U - GPA: 2.0+ $1,000-
$3,000 
National Dairy Promotion and
Research Board (NDPRB)
U - Jr./Sr.,
emphasis on
dairy food science,
technology or
marketing
$1,500-
$4,000
National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program U - Legally blind $3,000 -
$21,000

National Italian-American
Foundation
U/G
$2,000-
$5,000

National Security Education
Program
G $2,000 -
$10,000

Paul Douglas Teacher
Scholarship Program
U/G $5,000 -
$20,000

Radio and Television News
Directors Foundation Scholarship
U/G Varies
Rotary Foundation Scholarship U - Contact
organization
Varies

Scholarships at Mansfield College,
Oxford
U/G Varies

Scripps-Howard Foundation
U Varies

United Negro College Fund
U-Soph. Varies

U.S. General Accounting
Office Student Internship
Program
U/G Varies

Walter W. Ristow Prize in
the History of Cartography
and Map Librarianship  
U/G  $500
Xerox Technical
Minority Scholarship
U/G -
Technical or
engineering
sciences
$4,000 -
$5,000
































































































International Scholarship Sources
Scholarship Sources Eligibility
American Scandinavian Foundation G
Cooper - Hewitt National Museum of Design, Peter Krueger - Christie Fellowship G
Eisenhower Fellowships G
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics U
Garden Club of America Awards for Summer Environmental Studies U
Gates Cambridge Scholarship U/G
Institute for Humane Studies U/G
International Education Financial Aid U/G
International Monetary Fund G
International Scholarships Online U/G
IREX G
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Fellowship U
National Academy of Sciences U/G
Rhodes Scholarship U/G
Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarships U/G
Search for Excellence U
Smithsonian Institution Fellowships G
The World Bank G

Many Outside Scholarship and Loan Opportunities are available for Methodist Students.  To get more information on our website, click here.  Plus, check the UMC Foundation's website for additional information:

United Methodist Church Foundation


United Methodist Student Loan Program

Who may borrow?
  • An applicant must be an active, full member of a United Methodist Church* for at least one year prior to application
  • A citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Admitted to a degree program in an accredited college/university or a degree candidate attending a professional or graduate school accredited by its respective professional accrediting agency
  • Maintaining at least a C average (or equivalent)
  • Enrolled at least half-time
  • A student must be making satisfactory progress as defined by the school.
  • Loans are available for overseas study for a student enrolled and taking work that will apply to her degree in a college in the U.S. Loans are NOT made to students on academic or disciplinary probation.
How much may a student borrow?
Loans are made per calendar year (January 1 through December 31) at six (6%) percent interest. Maximum amount for full-time students is $2,500. Students enrolled half-time may borrow up to $1,250.

What are the deadlines?
Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. When funds are available, deadlines may be waived.

Term Deadline
Winter/Spring March 15
Summer July 15
Fall
November 1


*Members of other denominations (other than United Methodist) are not eligible to apply.