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AOS Master's Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Orchid Society
16700 AOS Lane
Delray Beach, FL 33446-4351
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a master's program at an accredited institution. The thesis project must focus on orchid education, applied science or orchid biology. The scholarship is limited to two consecutive years.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Intel Science Talent Search
Sponsor: Intel Corporation and Science Service
Society for Science and the Public
1719 North Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake or Midway Islands or the Marianas. U.S. citizens attending foreign schools are also eligible. Applicants must complete college entrance exams and complete individual research projects and provide a report on the research.

Amount: $7,500-$150,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available by request.

Jack Horkheimer Service Award/Smith Award
Sponsor: Astronomical League
9201 Ward Parkway
Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64114
Eligibility: Applicants must be Astronomical League members under the age of 19 on the date of the application. The award is based on astronomical service and service to the league.

Amount: $1,000 plus travel expenses
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Neuroscience Research Prize
Sponsor: American Academy of Neurology
201 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. high school students. They must have completed an original, independent laboratory research project on a subject that is related to the brain or nervous system. Selection is based on creativity, the strength of the applicant's research report and relevance of the research project to neuroscience.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and research report are required.

Paradigm Challenge
Sponsor: Project Paradigm
P.O. Box 27729
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Eligibility: Applicants must be 18 years of age or younger. Students will need to submit a description of 140 characters or less of their idea to reduce waste in their homes, schools, community or around the world.

Amount: $500-$25,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications available online.

Science-Related Studies
Sponsor: Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation
1112 Plaza del Norte
Espanola, NM 87532
Eligibility: Applicants must be permanent residents of Northern New Mexico with a minimum GPA of 3.25 and a minimum ACT score of 19 or minimum combined math and critical reading SAT score of 930. Applicants must be enrolled in or currently attending a post-secondary institution of higher learning. Selection is based upon academic success, ability to utilize critical thinking skills and leadership skills. Those pursuing a degree in a science-related field will be given priority. Financial need is also considered but not a requirement for eligibility.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: January 17
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcripts, SAT and ACT scores, two letters of recommendation, a 250-word essay and wallet-size photograph are required.

Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology
Sponsor: Siemens Foundation
170 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830
Eligibility: Students must submit research reports either individually or in teams of two or three members. Individual applicants must be high school seniors. Team project applicants must be high school students but do not need to be seniors. Projects may be scientific research, technological inventions or mathematical theories.

Amount: $1,000-$100,000
Deadline: September 20
How to apply: Applications are available online.

SPS Future Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Physics Students
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of SPS and intend to pursue a career in teaching physics. Students must be undergraduate physics majors at least in their junior year of study at the time of application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online or from chapter advisors.

Taylor/Blakeslee University Fellowships
Sponsor: Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW)
P.O. Box 910
Hedgesville, WV 25427
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are enrolled in U.S. graduate-level science writing programs.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 19
How to apply: Contact the organization for more information.