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ASID Foundation Legacy Scholarship
Open to students who are enrolled in or have applied for admission to a graduate-level interior design program at a degree-granting institution. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic/creative accomplishment as demonstrated by school transcripts, a letter of recommendation, and a 400 – 600 word essay explaining the student's inspiration to pursue a professional career in interior design, professional goals, or special areas of interest.

>> Review the criteria and apply online

Celebrate Cherie Scholarship Fund
Open to legal residents of Northern Virginia (Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William Counties) who are starting their first year in a Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.The award is a one-time distribution of $5,000, paid directly to the winner’s accredited university. The application deadline each year is June 1.

>> Review the criteria and apply online

CyberCorps Scholarship for Service
Open to graduate students pursuing a M.S. in Information Technology with a concentration in Computer Security or the M.S. in Cybersecurity. Provides a $12,000 stipend, full tuition and academic fees, a book allowance of $1,000, funding for conference attendance, and a paid summer internship. Upon graduation, the recipient will fulfill a two-year work commitment in the cybersecurity field with a federal, state, or local government agency or a federally funded research and development company.

>> Contact Dr. Diane Murphy for more information 

Diotoma Scholarship
The Diotima Scholarship is named in honor of Diotima of Manitea, an ancient Greek female seer who features in Plato’s Symposium. This annual scholarship provides a $2,400 award to a graduate student in the Literature, Language, and the Humanities program who has completed at least 9 credits, maintains a 3.5 GPA, and exhibits financial need. Applicants must submit a one-page essay describing the role of the humanities in his/her life.

>> Contact Dr. Tonya Howe for more information

Human Resource Leadership Awards Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate student pursuing a degree in the human resource field and sponsored by the Human Resource Leadership Awards of Greater Washington. Applicants must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better.

>> Contact the Human Resource Leadership Awards of Greater Washington

Virginia Nursing Scholarship
Open to full-time or part-time students enrolled in a graduate Nursing program in Virginia. Priority will be given to master’s degree candidates who will teach in community colleges. Scholarship recipients must complete their degree requirements within two years and teach at a Virginia school of nursing as a condition of accepting the scholarship. Students chosen for the highly competitive scholarships will receive $20,000 per year, for up to two years, while completing graduate coursework.

>> Review the criteria and apply online

Nursing Scholarships
A number of organizations offer scholarships for Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice students.

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