National Institute of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program
(must demonstrate financial need)
Deadline: March 31

The NIH UGSP offers scholarships to undergraduate students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. Applicants must be academically gifted and have earned an overall 3.5 grade point average, or be within the top 5 percent of their class. The yearly renewable scholarships pay for tuition and related educational and reasonable living expenses up to $20,000 per academic year.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship
(rising juniors apply)
Deadline: February 9

The scholarship program is designed to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities. The Scholarship provides successful undergraduate with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year.

American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program Mental Health and Substance Abuse Fellowships
Deadline: January 15

The MFP’s objective is to increase the knowledge of issues related to ethnic minority mental health and to improve the quality of mental health treatment delivered to ethnic minority populations. We do this by providing financial support and professional guidance to individuals pursuing doctoral degrees in psychology and neuroscience.