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The American Association of University Women Educational Foundation

One of the world's largest sources of funding exclusively for graduate women.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

For recent Cooke Scholars moving on to graduate study who demonstrate unmet financial need.

The National Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)

For US citizens or US permanent residents of Hispanic heritage. 

National LGBT Scholarship Database

The largest, most comprehensive source of LGBT scholarship and funding resources available. 

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

The nation's largest, oldest, and most comprehensive minority higher education assistance organization, with information on thousands of scholarships and grants.

Scholarships for Specific Subject Areas Scholarship Program

Offers scholarship programs for aspiring teachers.

The Janet H. and C. Harry Knowles Foundation

Dedicated to strengthening the quality of US science and mathematics teachers teaching grades 9–12.

National AMBUCS Scholarships for Therapists

Available to students in a program accredited by the appropriate health therapy profession authority in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, and hearing audiology. Awards are based on financial need, US citizenship, commitment to local community, demonstrated academic accomplishment, character for compassion and integrity, and career objectives. 

The Spencer Foundation

Dedicated to the belief that research is necessary to foster improvement in education, the foundation supports high-quality investigation of education through its research programs and strengthens the educational research community through its fellowship and training programs. 

Teach New York

The Graduate Scholarship program prepares participants to serve in the areas of bilingual special education, monolingual and bilingual speech language pathology, monolingual and bilingual visually impaired, and bilingual school psychology, and offers uncertified candidates a traditional path to certification by way of a master's degree in a traditional teaching or clinical shortage area. 

General Scholarship Databases

GoodCall Scholarship Engine

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