Low Income


  • NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

    Amount: $20,000. About: The National Institute of Health (NIH) provides undergraduate scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are dedicated to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. Each applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student at an accredited four-year undergraduate institution, be…


  • Gates Scholarship

    Amount: Full Cost of Attendance. About: The Gates Scholarship is annually awarded to minority, college-bound high school seniors from low-income households. This is a “last dollar” scholarship so Gates Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance (includes tuition, fees, room, board, books, and transportation, and may include other personal costs) that is…


  • Patsy Takemoto Mink Foundation Education Support Awards

    Amount: Up to $5,000. About: The Patsy Takemoto Mink Foundation, named for the trailblazing Japanese American politician from Hawaii who was the first woman of color to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, offers five Education Support Awards of up to $5,000 to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing their first…


  • 2L Diversity Scholarship

    Amount: $50,000. About: International law firm Milbank offers the 2L Diversity Scholarship. This scholarship is offered to law students who are members of historically underrepresented groups in the legal profession. This includes students who are of a racial or ethnic minority group, are differently abled, or are from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. Applicants must be a…


  • Alexander Hamilton Scholars Program

    Amount: $1,000. About: The Alexander Hamilton Scholars Program is a five-year mentorship program to help underserved high school juniors succeed in college and in their careers. Winners are provided with guidance and support as they move through high school and college and start their careers. Winners are also provided with two $500 cash awards. Applicants…


  • BAFTX Susan Howard Community Service Award

    Amount: $5,000. About: The British American Foundation of Texas (BAFTX) offers the Susan Howard Community Service Award to low-income students in Texas and Great Britain who demonstrate active community service and academic achievement. Applicants must be between the ages of 11 and 21. The award honors Susan Howard, the founder of BAFTX. Eligible Grade Levels:…