Outside Scholarships

2014-15 NAWIC Scholarship - Application due March 3rd

The National Association of Women in Construction 2014-15 scholarship is for both men and women who are full-time student and enrolled as degree candidates in a construction-related, construction-management, architecture, civil, mechanical, structural or electrical engineering program.  Awards amounts range from $500 to $2,500. 

Applications must be postmarked by March 3rd of each year to qualify for competition.


  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in a construction-related degree program at a school in the United Sates and must have a least one term remaining in a course of study leading to a degree or an associate degree in a construction-related field. High school seniors are not eligible.
  • Applicant must desire a career in a construction-related field. 
  • Applicant must be enrolled full-time.
  • Applicant must have a current cumulative GPA or 3.0 or higher to be considered for awards.

NAWIC Scholarship Application 2014-2015

Scholarship winners will be contacted by the NFSF committee.  If you are an applicant, please do not call the national office to check on scholarship status.

2014 Reading Scholarship - Application due March 7th

Eligible applicants include:

  • Any Reading resident who is currently a high school senior, OR is pursuing an undergraduate degree.
  • Any non-Reading resident who is a senior at Reading Memorial High School AND has been enrolled as a full-time student for a period of at least three years.

How to Apply

All applicants must complete the required forms, provide necessary information and meet the established deadlines. Applicants, who do not comply, will be disqualified. Should an applicant be disqualified, notification is made by mail.  Mail the completed Application no later than Friday, March 7, 2014.

All high school seniors and college transfer students will receive an Application Supplement from Reading Scholarship Foundation, Inc. These applicants are required to complete and return the Supplement by the date on the form.

For additional information visit The Reading Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

New England Regional Carpenters Scholarship - Application due April 11th

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 New England Regional Council Scholarship Program. Last year 106 students applied and a total of $52,000 was awarded, including the top prize scholarship of $5,000.

To be considered for an award, a completed application package  must be received by 5:00 pm on April 11, 2014.

Please review the Eligibility and Guidelines for the program before completing the application.

Applicants are required to write an essay of between 500 and 1000 words on the topic below. Note: Essays that do not meet the word count criterion will be disqualified. If you use outside references or sources please cite them. 

Union workers at Boeing Co. in Seattle recently voted on a proposed contract that eliminated their pension plans in exchange for guarantees of future jobs. What are your thoughts on this controversy vis-à-vis the role of the company and the role of the unions? If you were a union member there, how would you have voted and why?

To eliminate bias, the scholarship committee is blind to the identity of the applicant. Essays are numerically coded to prevent any reader from having knowledge of the writer. Winners of the top two prizes will be asked to read their essays at the June 2014 delegate meeting. Persons awarded first or second place in a prior year are ineligible for first or second place in subsequent years.

Wentworth Endowment Scholarship

The Financial Aid Office is pleased to announce the launch of the Wentworth Endowment Scholarship Application through Academic Works. To submit your application complete the following step-by-step directions.

1. Log into LConnect.
2. Click on “Leopard Web”.
3. Click on the “Financial Aid” tab at the top of the screen.
4. Click “WIT Endowed Scholarship Application”.
5. Complete your General Application no later than 10/15/13

*by completing the General Application you have applied for the endowment scholarship, see "opportunities" to apply for more specific scholarships.

If you have any questions please contact the Financial Aid Office, 617-989-4020.

Penny Stocks Lab Inaugural Scholarship Contest

Penny Stocks Lab is proud to announce our inaugural undergraduate scholarship contest. Our annual scholarship contest provides $1,000 cash prize to the winner of an essay contest. This year’s scholarship contest requires students to respond to the prompt written below in a thoughtful, well-crafted short essay of 1,000 words or less. We encourage any student with an interest in finance or investing to enter for a chance to support their education with our $1,000 scholarship.



Check out their recently added scholarship opportunities.


The Cape Cod Chapter of the American Business Women's Association has 3 scholarships available of $1500 each

Requirements are:

-the applicant is a woman
-she has proof of residency on Cape Cod or the Islands
-she is pursuing a degree or technical certification, and has completed at least a semester toward that program
-she has GPA of 3.0 or higher
-she has not received a scholarship from ABWA Cape Cod in the past

Visit www.abwacapecod.org for the application or frenchymms@gmail.com with questions.


AES Engineering Scholarship

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Amount of award: $500.00 Deadline for entry: October 4, 2013

National Association of Women in Construction ~NAWIC Boston~

2013/2014 NAWIC Scholarship Application is now available.  Pick up an application at the student service center or download a copy from the Chapter's website at http://www.nawicboston.org/scholarship.html.  Applications are open to both men and women who are full-time students, and who, as of September, 2013, will be enrolled as degree candidates in a construction-related, construction management, architecture, civil, mechanical, structural, or electrical engineering, and/or a fully accredited technical or apprentice program.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 6th year.

We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.

Scholarship Deadline   -  June 14, 2013.

Application Process

Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Full details are available on our site.

Other Outside/Private Scholarships

There are many scholarships students can apply for to help supplement the cost of their educational expenses. Student research and initiative is required to locate and apply for these programs. Please be aware that you should never pay for a scholarship search. Click here for a listing of links that may be of assistance.

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