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Scholarships

Scholarships

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Current Open Scholarships



  • Buick Achievers Scholarship Program - If you have the passion to succeed – especially in fields of study related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) – the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is looking for you. This year, we will award 50 renewable scholarships of up to $25,000 per year.* The application period will open January 4, 2016 and close at 5 p.m. EST on February 29, 2016.
  • Big 33 Scholarship - Attention PA Seniors! 2016 Scholarship applications will be open January 11, 2016 thru March 4, 2016. Big 33 Scholarships provide financial assistance to high school seniors in PA who exhibit excellence in a well rounded educational and extracurricular program. The scholarships are made possible by the Annual Big 33 Football Classic and its scholarship sponsors, and are administered by the Big 33 Scholarship Foundation.
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund General Scholarships - HSF General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.  Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected. Deadline is March 30, 2016.
  • Apartment List Scholarship - As a company filled with many college grads, we know that college is an important life endeavor, but one that can be expensive. Therefore, we are offering a $2,500 scholarship to outstanding students who exemplify one or more of Apartment List’s core values. You may have mentored a fellow student, organized a fundraiser for charity, or gone on a humanitarian trip abroad. Whatever your achievements, we want to hear from you! Deadlines are: December 1, March 1, June 1 and September 1
  • NAEHCY Scholarship Program -

    The scholarship funds are available to students who are homeless or who have been homeless during their K-12 school attendance, and who have demonstrated average or higher than average achievement.  According to federal law, a person is considered homeless who “lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence.” This includes people living in shelters, cars, motels, campgrounds, or places not meant for human habitation, as well as children and youth who are living temporarily with friends, relatives, or other people because they lack permanent housing. Deadline is Friday, June 17th, 2016

 

Scholarship Websites

 

Athletic Scholarships (For Student Athletes) - Athletic Scholarships are for student athletes who are being recruited by perspective colleges or universities and the coaches of those universities make the decision as to whom they offer these scholarships. If you believe that you are a student athlete worthy of receiving an "athletic scholarship" please contact the colleges or university coaches.

Fast Web - Great site to find additional scholarships to pay for college.

Additional Scholarship Websites - Click the link for a list of more scholarship websites.

Scholarship Coach, Vol 8 - Scholarship America wants to make sure the high cost of college doesn't keep students from earning their degrees, we're happy to bring you the latest free ebook in our Scholarship Coach series.This free e-book features more than 50 pages of highlights, tips and tricks for scholarship seekers in high school and college!

Scholarships for Undocumented Students - This link will take you to a book created by MALDEF that provides scholarship information in english and spanish for students of latino/hispanic heritage.

Scholarship Essay - If you need tips on writing a scholarship essay, click on the link for resources.

Financial Aid - If you are looking for some help obtaining money from the government for college, this section will give accurate and up-to-date information regarding financial aid during the school year.  

Paying for College

 

Don't know how you are going to pay for college?

For federal government assistance, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) Application.

For the Class of 2016, the new FAFSA will open on January 1st, 2016.

Make sure that you visit the correct website: www.fafsa.ed.gov

Once you complete your FAFSA, you will have the opportunity to apply for the state grant that also provides free money for college.  Do not lose out on that extra money!  If you do not see the link, please make sure to log in to PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Authority) to apply for the state grant and for additional resources on how to find more funding for college.

Please note that scholarships are available now and you should be researching and applying for them throughout the school year!