Students who are really passionate about discovering new things giving new dimensions to a particular field of the subject or maybe learning and diving deeper and deeper into a particular field often opt for a Ph.D. It requires a great deal of passion, dedication, and time and it's not everybody’s cup of tea. So if you are one of those who fall into this category then you may like to know about different college scholarships available for Ph.D. students.

What is a Ph.D. Scholarship?

A Ph.D. scholarship is a form of financial or grant offered to the students who pursue a doctorate degree in a particular field or domain of study based on certain criteria. These scholarships are often sponsored by the state government, central government, universities, different private and public organizations. Ph.D. scholars even have options of receiving Fellowship which is another form of financial aid. 

Many Ph.D. students don't get time to work and study simultaneously as it is a rigorous course. So they require some sort of financial help and that’s why there is much financial aids available for them. 

Students choose to pursue a doctorate degree for all different reasons. Some students want to progress in their careers. Other students want to conduct scientific research and enter into academia.

Where to find Ph.D. Scholarships?

There are certain reliable sources through which you can obtain information regarding college scholarships. So here are a few sources you can make use of while applying for a scholarship. There are many sources to help you search for free college scholarships based on the type of scholarship you’re looking for.

  • the financial aid office at a college or career school

  • a high school or TRIO counselor

  • the U.S. Department of Labor’s FREE scholarship search tool

  • federal agencies

  • your state grant agency

  • your library’s reference section

  • foundations, religious or community organizations, local businesses, or civic groups

  • organizations (including professional associations) related to your field of interest

  • ethnicity-based organizations

  • your employer or your parents’ employers

 

Application Deadline

January 12, 2020

Award Amount

$4,160

Awards Available

1

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarships@pridefoundation.org

Contact Number

800-735-7287

About the Scholarship

The Friends of Alan Turing Scholarship is one among the scholarships for underrepresented groups which are known to aid or fund the educational needs of students who belong to the LGBTQ community and had a very strong proclamation across the Northwest. The scholarship was established in 2013 by the Pride Foundation...

Application Deadline

July 01, 2020

Award Amount

$2,000 - $3,000

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

custserv@la.gov

Contact Number

225-922-3258

About the Scholarship

Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship is funded by the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOFSA) to encourage and support the students of Louisiana who are pursuing higher education. The scholarship is available to the students who are enrolled for undergraduate or graduate study program with maj...

Application Deadline

April 15, 2020

Award Amount

$5,000

Awards Available

99

Website

Link

Email Address

TSAC.Aidinfo@tn.gov

Contact Number

800-342-1663

About the Scholarship

In order to improve the educational conditions of the students pursuing a career in the field of teaching, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and Student Assistance Corporation award scholarship programs. The Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program is awarded to the residents of t...

Application Deadline

March 16, 2020

Award Amount

$1,700

Awards Available

7

Website

Link

Email Address

info@vsac.org

Contact Number

888-253-4819

About the Scholarship

Vermont Dental Hygiene Scholarship is sponsored by the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC). The organization was established in the year 1965 it has helped Vermont students of all ages save, plan, and pay for college or career training. The foundation was started to create opportunities for all Vermont students, but basically for those of any ages wh...

Application Deadline

February 01, 2020

Award Amount

$1,000

Awards Available

1

Website

Link

Email Address

esainfo@epsilonsigmaalpha.org

Contact Number

970-223-2824

About the Scholarship

The Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation offers the New Mexico State Council Roadrunner Endowment combining the New Mexico Roadrunner Endowment and the New Mexico State Council Endowment scholarship programs. The New Mexico State Council Roadrunner Endowment award was introduced in the year 2009...

Application Deadline

April 15, 2020

Award Amount

$1,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

cbta@bigtrees.org

Contact Number

209-795-1196

About the Scholarship

Calaveras Big Trees Association supports the Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship. Calaveras Big Trees Association (CBTA) was built up in the year 1974 by a gathering of people who aim at protecting the memorable groves for future generations. The establishment is a non-benefit, charity 501(c)(3) enterprise to help the interpretive and natural instructive programs at Calaveras Bi...

Application Deadline

June 15, 2020

Award Amount

$10,000

Awards Available

1

Website

Link

Email Address

hillaryh@nationalpotatocouncil.org

Contact Number

202-682-9456

About the Scholarship

A graduate student pursuing a course of study and further research on the development of the potato industry in the United States is provided financial assistance by the National Potato Council through a scholarship program. The National Potato Council Scholarship program is awarded ...

Application Deadline

March 01, 2020

Award Amount

$6,000

Awards Available

2

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarships@ala.org

Contact Number

800-545-2433

About the Scholarship

The students intending to pursue a professional education in an MLS degree and work in librarianship of children are provided financial assistance by the American Library Association which is sponsored by the Melcher Scholarship Fund. The ALSC Frederic G. Melcher Scholarship program,...

Application Deadline

January 05, 2020

Award Amount

$1,000 - $4,000

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

info@actfnd.org

Contact Number

847-706-3535

About the Scholarship

The students who belong to the Native North American, Black/ African American, Hispanic, and Pacific Islander communities are offered financial assistance through scholarship programs by the Actuarial Foundation. The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship programs are available to students who are pursuing a degree pro...

Application Deadline

April 16, 2020

Award Amount

$6,000

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarship@aiga.org

Contact Number

212-807-1990

About the Scholarship

  Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship AIGA Scholarship provides benefits to those students who are studying photography and design discipline in an institute located in United state. This scholarship provides to those candidates who encourage social and environmental responsibility. The final deadli...