Student Financial Services
Outside Scholarship Links

Information concerning private aid programs is presented on this page for the convenience of Baylor University students. The University does not endorse, sponsor, or have any role in the administration of these private aid programs and, therefore, disclaims any responsibility or liability for the information provided.

Milton G. Wright Scholarship Monthly Drawing
Adventures In Education (AIE’) is a public-service program developed by TG, a public, nonprofit corporation that helps students plan and complete their journey through higher education. The Milton G. Wright Scholarship awards thousands of dollars each year to students through TG events and special promotions on TG's Adventures In Education website. TG will allow students to enter online to receive one of twelve (12) monthly $500 scholarship awards.

WellsFargo.com Scholarship Drawing
Sweepstakes winners are chosen through random drawings, giving students a chance to win $1,000. A total of forty (40) $1,000 prizes will be awarded (20 to high school students and 20 to college students). Once you sign up, you're automatically entered in future drawings. If you are a winner, you will be notified by mail within two weeks of the drawing dates.

GMR Transcription Academic Scholarship Program
Deadlines: September 15 and December 15
GMR Transcription is a leading transcription services company that transcribes voice recordings for academic, business, legal, non-profit and other organizations. The company also offers translation services from Spanish to English, English to Spanish, English to Mandarin and Mandarin to English, interpretation services and court reporting services. Over 5,200 GMR Transcription clients are served by over 200 trained independent contractor transcribers.

Xero.com $5,000 Scholarship
Deadline: August 30, 2014
Xero is the global leader in online accounting with over 200,000 paying customers in over 100 countries. Xero’s US headquarters are in San Francisco with satellite offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York, and Denver. We work closely with accountants, bookkeepers and financial advisors – so we know what an important role they play in business. We also know that the more of these talented folks there are, the better the business world will function. That is why we are giving away a $5,000 scholarship towards a degree in the accounting or finance field.

BannerStandPros.com Scholarship – Fall 2014
Deadline: August 31, 2014
The BannerStandPros.com scholarship is open to those with strong academic records and outstanding creative abilities in art, marketing, and design school students from participating institutions. Banner Stand Pros will award one $500 cash scholarship to the student who completes the best banner design to the required specifications.

Power Graphics Digital Imaging Scholarship – Fall 2014
Deadline: August 31, 2014
The Power Graphics scholarship is open to those with strong academic records and outstanding creative abilities in art, marketing, and design school students from participating institutions. Power Graphics Digital Imaging will award one $500 cash scholarship to the student who writes the best response to the following question: How has visual marketing impacted you?

Baumgartner Law Firm - Law Student Scholarship
Deadline: August 31, 2014
The Baumgartner Law Firm is pleased to offer a law student scholarship to needy individuals who are enrolled at a Texas Law School. The Baumgartner Law Firm is a top-rated personal injury law firm in Houston, Texas, and takes great pride in giving back to the community and various charitable organizations. It is our hope that the Baumgartner Law Firm Scholarship will help a needy student achieve a top-notch legal education.

AlphaCard.com College Scholarship
Deadline: August 31, 2014
At AlphaCard, we’re all about giving back to the community, which is why we’ve launched the $1,000 AlphaCard Scholarship Program. If you’re a high school senior, college student, or graduate student who could use some extra cash to go towards the cost of tuition, then we want to hear from you. So tell us, do you have something important to say? Are you a motivated student who wants to succeed? If you answered “yes” to these two questions, then we encourage you to apply! The majority of school campuses in the U.S. have implemented security measures to ensure the safety of students and faculty. We want to hear from you on the subject — in a 250-300 word essay, tell us what measures you would institute to augment safety.

Natural Resource-Excellence in Education Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2014
This scholarship is sponsored by Texas Wildlife Association Foundation, Inc. and San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. Five $10,000 scholarships will be awarded in the fall of 2014 to college freshmen. Applicants must be a resident of Texas and graduate of a Texas high school.

JW Surety Bonds $25,000 Scholarship Giveaway
Deadline: September 30, 2014
JW Surety Bonds is a family-run business located outside of Philadelphia, PA. The JW Surety Bonds $25,000 Scholarship Giveaway was created to give students, both undergraduate and graduate, a chance to win up to $25,000 toward college tuition, while providing an opportunity to showcase skills in their respective fields of study. With their applications, students will submit original content focused on a specific business category provided. Upon being reviewed, selected entries will be posted our corporate blog, and the student will be entered for a chance to win the $25,000 scholarship at the year end.

2014 TakeLessons.com Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2014
The team at TakeLessons has been connecting students with teachers since 2006. We know everyone learns differently, so our marketplace brings together a diverse community of teachers from different backgrounds and with different teaching styles. To apply, write a short essay- no more than 250 words using the official 2014 TakeLessons Scholarship essay question.

Financial Success for Single Mothers Scholarship
Deadline: October 1, 2014
To enter, write an essay of 450-700 words for the prompt: "How can single mothers use Roth IRAs to enhance their financial position?"

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Deadline: October 7, 2014
The online application for spring 2015 study abroad programs and internships is now open. The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship
Deadline: October 7, 2014
The goal of mesotheliomahelp.org is to provide information to families battling mesothelioma to empower them to participate in making the decisions about their care, and to offer some measure of hope and support.

Texas Young Lawyers Association 2014 Diversity Scholarship
Deadline: October 10, 2014
The Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) began over 80 years ago as the Texas Junior Bar association. Growing from an initial membership of 200 lawyers, the organization now boasts over 24,000 members. Each attorney licensed in Texas who is age 36 or younger as of June 1, or who is within his or her initial 60-month licensing period before June 1, is a regular member of TYLA. No application or separate dues are required. The Diversity Committee intends to award a $1,000 scholarship to one or more law students at each of the ABA-accredited law schools in Texas. The recipient must either be attending or have been admitted to one of the Texas law schools. In awarding the scholarships, the Diversity Committee will consider the applicant’s resume, response to the attached essay questions, letter(s) of recommendation, demonstrated commitment to diversity, academic performance, and financial need.

Goldberg & Osborne's Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
Deadline: October 15, 2014
Goldberg & Osborne, a law firm focused on representing people who have been injured, believes in higher education. We are offering this scholarship as a way of encouraging students to further their education. In addition, we feel it is imperative for drivers to not text and drive. Applicants for the Goldberg & Osborne Don’t Text and Drive College Scholarship must either be attending college or trade school currently or planning to attend college or trade school on or before September 2015.

HotelsCheap.org Scholarship Program
Deadline: October 15, 2014
HotelsCheap.org is a leading provider of hotel accommodations worldwide, offering discount reservation services in top destinations like New York City, Las Vegas and Orlando. In addition to featuring the lowest hotel rates on the Internet, HotelsCheap is proud to offer ongoing college scholarship awards for students aspiring to achieve a college education. Having attended college ourselves, we appreciate the difficulty students face in financing their education, and we recognize the benefits a college degree can provide. That's why our need-based scholarship rewards students who are looking to better themselves, who have goals and dreams, and who are committed to achieving a college degree. US students who are 16 years of age or older are encouraged to apply for our scholarships. High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners are all encouraged to apply.

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. 2014 Disability Scholarship
Deadline: November 1, 2014
The Michigan personal injury lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. are pleased to announce its first annual 2014 Disability Scholarship intended for a student with a disability. The Michigan law firm represents victims of car accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice cases, nursing home neglect cases, dog bite injuries, and all other personal injury accident matters. Located in Southfield, Michigan, the law firm represents clients throughout the entire state. The scholarship has been created as part of Buckfire & Buckfire’s commitment to helping victims of a disability or injury who are in need of financial assistance for their education. The scholarship is $1,000 and will be awarded to a student who is currently attending an accredited college or university. The scholarship is open to students with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental and psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other conditions. We encourage all students to apply even if they are unsure if their specific disability qualifies for the scholarship.

National Transport Road to Success Scholarship
Deadline: November 7, 2014
National Transport is one of the leading providers within the auto shipping industry. With over 10 years of experience with shipping automobiles from coast to coast, our work has earned us an A+ Accredited rating with the Better Business Bureau. We have transported over 30,000 vehicles on a yearly basis, and have one of the highest customer satisfaction ratings within the car transport business. We would like to present a scholarship to students looking to further their education, and illustrate to National Transport how their ideas can impact the world on a larger scale. We understand that tuition rates are only raising and want to do everything in our power help make education more accessible.

JAMpaper.com Teacher Scholarship
Deadline: November 15, 2014
JAM Paper & Envelope is proud to be family owned and operated for over 55 years. Our parent company, Hudson Envelope Corp, was founded in 1955. "JAM" stands for Janet, Andrew and Michael Jacobs, a tight-knit family who heads the company's operations day-in and day-out. According to a 2013 Marketplace Morning report, 99.5% of American school teachers spend their own money on school supplies and instructional materials. All this while many are facing paycuts. At JAM, we see hundreds of these selfless teachers come through our doors for binders, folders, paper and other school supplies. While we appreciate their business, we appreciate their sacrifices even more. To thank them, we will be holding an annual $500 scholarship to students studying education. This money can be used to buy supplies for classrooms they might be student teaching in, personal course supplies like textbooks or planners, or their own school supplies

Global English Editing Scholarship
Deadline: November 21, 2014
Global English Editing is rewarding talented American students that, through their current studies and career plans, intend to make an outstanding contribution to the country’s future. Therefore, to be awarded this scholarship, students must outline in 200 words or less how they intend to make positive change to America after finishing their university degree. Students must detail their current degree and how it relates to their future career plans. As an editing company, we value high quality writing, and we will look kindly upon well written entries that are free of grammatical errors.

HSA (Health Savings Accounts) for America Scholarship
Deadline: November 30, 2014
HSA for America has been helping individuals and families save money on their health insurance and other medical expenses since HSAs first became available in 2004. HSA of America is awarding its first ever $500 scholarship to the student who best describes the benefits of "price transparency" when it comes to medical care.

Artistic Excellence in Print Design & Marketing Scholarship
Deadline: November 30, 2014
Printaholic.com is pleased to offer the Artistic Excellence in Print Design & Marketing Scholarship, a $1,000 scholastic award granted annually to the most qualified and deserving U.S. undergraduate or graduate majoring in Graphic Arts & Design or a related field and currently enrolled with an accredited U.S. university, college or institution of higher learning.

Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship
Deadline: December 1, 2014
InsuranceProviders.com is proud to introduce a new scholarship promoting motorcycle safety among students. The Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to any student who is currently attending or planning to attend college or some form of higher education.

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Single Mother Scholarship
Deadline: December 5, 2014
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers believes in the empowerment of single mothers through education. Education has the power to open doors for single mothers and even their children. Having a degree or certification can enable a woman to expand her lifetime earning potential, increase her gross income, and provide her with better job opportunities. In turn, this allows a single mother to financially support her children, purchase groceries, afford a mortgage and provide a stable household for the family. Even though it can be difficult to care for a child while pursuing an education, the rewards of an education far outweigh the challenges. We want to expand opportunities for single mothers who are going back to school by offering two $1,000 scholarships (one awarded to a single mother in an undergraduate program or community college and one to a single mother enrolled in an accredited law school)

Kiddie Collection Scholarship
Deadline: December 5, 2014
Kiddie Collection is an online toy retailer and has been in the retail business for over 15 years. We celebrate the movers, the shakers, the doers, the makers-the dreamers who still believe that dreams come true. Whether you are a current college student giving your dreams your best shot, or just a kid looking bright eyed toward the future, we tip our hats and congratulate you, and want to help you out. Kiddie Collection will be doling out up to $3,500.00 in scholarships to one lucky winner to be used at any qualifying postsecondary institution. So, are you a mover or shaker or doer or maker? If yes, whip up an essay detailing how our scholarship will help you realize your childhood dreams. Here at Kiddie Collection we prize determination, innovation, and of course, imagination, and want to hear all about your game plan for success. Take out a pen or hit the keyboard, it is time to open the door, and let the future in.

2014 Clark Scholarship
Deadline: December 15, 2014
The International Gem Society (IGS) was founded by Donald Clark, CSM with the mission to improve people's access to information about the field of gemology. As a result, IGS seeks to encourage students who have a particular interest in geology, gems, lapidary arts or gemology. In honor of Donald Clark, IGS has endowed a $750 annual scholarship. We encourage any student to apply for our annual scholarship.

The ProjectManager.com Scholarship
Deadline: December 15, 2014
This scholarship is open to all U.S. students who are 16 years of age or older. High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students and adult learners are all encouraged to apply.

FrontierBundles.com Cyperbullying Awareness Scholarship
Deadline: December 15, 2014
To enter, create a poster that raises awareness of student cyber bullying. You can create the poster in any medium you see fit from photography to hand- drawn art -- just make sure it is engaging and creative.

Applicances Connection's College Connection Scholarship
Deadline: December 15, 2014
If you are a U.S. citizen who is currently enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited university or fashion/design school; and are a high school graduate or equivalent with a 3.5 cumulative GPA and are willing to write 500-800 words on why you think your creative eye can change the world, then you may be eligible to win a one thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarship from Appliances Connection.

2015 Brokerfish.com $1,000 Scholarship
Deadline: December 21, 2014
The 2015 scholarship program is designed to help you save money during the academic year and help with your path to a successful future. Created for high school and university students, now is the time to take advantage of this limited offer to lower your tuition and achieve your academic and career goals! BrokerFish.com helps people from all over the world find and buy international health insurance that's perfect for their needs. As an international company, we also want to help students like you to realize the potentially life-changing impact that studying can have both personally and professionally.

Belly Go Round $2,500 Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Belly Go Round, an online retailer of preowned maternity clothes, will be awarding 2 $500 Scholarships per year to a college student working towards a career in child development, OBGYN or labor delivery nursing or teaching. You don’t need to write a long winded essay or fill out any long application forms to apply. Just send BellyGoRound.com a short reply with your basic contact info and why you chose the profession you are working towards for your chance to win $500 towards school

Los Angeles Accident Group (LAAG) Access-For-All-Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2014
LAAG is a full-service law firm based in Los Angeles, with multiple offices throughout Southern California. With a sophisticated corporate practice and a well-known litigation department, the firm has partners throughout the US and services clients on a national level. Our diverse client base ranges from publicly-held Fortune 500 companies to governmental agencies, universities, health care facilities, small businesses and private individuals. Each year, the firm will award a $1,000 scholarship to a student who plans to pursue a career in the legal field. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and assist a motivated student who has demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to the community, to accomplish their dream to practice in the legal field.

Home Alarms Educational Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Apex Direct-ADT Home Security will award a $500 scholarship to the student who submits the best response to the designated essay question.

The Bridgat Scholarship Program
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Established in March, 2014, Bridgat Scholarship Program is administrated by Bridgat Technology Limited, a private company headquartered in Hong Kong. As totally merit-based funds, Bridgat Scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at a U.S. accredited institution.

JustNebulizers.com Respiratory Care Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Have a respiratory condition requiring medication such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic bronchitis, or COPD? If so, we’d like to help! JustNebulizers.com—your online resource for nebulizer machines, accessories, and information—will be awarding the $1,000 JustNebulizers.com Respiratory Care Scholarship to a college student with a respiratory condition.

The Miller Law Offices Scholarship
Deadline: January 1, 2015
At Miller Law Offices, we understand how important education is for everyone, especially older citizens that need additional training and/or education to support themselves. It can be an uphill battle going back to school when you are older, but the rewards far outweigh the obstacles. We want to support older people who are trying to improve their skills and self-sufficiency by going back to school. We are offering two $1,000 scholarships to help make that happen for 2 people every year. To apply, write a 500+ word essay on the advantages of going back to school after age 50. What have you learned as an older American that has prepared you for the challenges you face as a student? Defend & explain your answer.

Senior Care Innovation Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2015
A Place for Mom is proud to offer our annual $1,000 scholarship to university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. As the nation's largest senior living referral service, we know the importance of supporting the training and education of our future senior care leaders.

The Drive to Learn Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Shift Insurance is offering The Drive to Learn scholarship award to college students across the United States to honor the learning done in and outside of classroom walls. If you are currently a full-time student at a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school, Shift Insurance wants to hear from you. Simply tell us about an important learning experience you had while on the road —either as a driver or a passenger—and you could receive $1000!

Binpress Scholarship for Open Source
Deadline: May 15, 2015
Every year, Binpress will award five $500 scholarships for students who have shown a commitment to the open source community. Binpress is a platform for developers to publish and support their code for a living. We provide tools for marketing, licensing, customer support, and customization services for software components. Open source is the foundation of the web, as well as many mobile and desktop ecosystems.

Safe Driver $1,000 Scholarship- Fall 2015
Deadline: July 10,2015
CarInsuranceComparison.com is proud to introduce a new scholarship promoting safe driving for students. To enter, participate in one the specified safe driver programs and also create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on safe driving.

Majux Marketing 2015 Scholarship
Deadline: July 30, 2015
This $1,000 award is geared to help an undergraduate student with eye to enter the fields of marketing or business meet the continually rising cost of their education. To apply, complete the downloadable application and prepare a maximum 650-word essay answering the following question: How would you use a budget of $10,000 to promote an e-commerce project of your choice? Majux Marketing epitomizes the start-up company image in the digital age. In little more than a year, Majux has garnered increasingly favorable reviews and press as one of the fastest rising digital marketing agencies in the country. Their client roster includes some of the largest and oldest law firms in the United States as well as music promotion companies and entertainment advocates.