Scholarship search engines and programs
Information from the US Department of Education on preparing for funding education beyond high school. This should always be your first stop. Most, if not all, schools require you to fill out the FAFSA before awarding scholarships. The FAFSA becomes available on October 1st.
Have you heard of the Coca Cola Scholarship? Deadline: October 31st. Coca Cola scholars receive $20,000 in funds! Regional finalists are awarded $1,000. The Coca- Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Apply here.
Target is another organization that offers amazing scholarship opportunities for students who have demonstrated a high level of academic achievement, and a devotion to community service as well as several minority scholarships.
One scholarship highlight is the Regents' Scholarship. The Regents' Scholarship is a great opportunity for Utah high school graduates to become college ready and earn a scholarship at the same time. Take time to familiarize yourself with the Regents' Scholarship. If you are interested in pursuing this scholarship, come visit with me so we can complete this course planning guide. You could earn up to $6400 (depending on legislative funding)! Call 801.321.7159 with any questions related to the Regents' Scholarship.
The Larry H. & Gail Miller Enrichment Scholarship is designed to assist students with demonstrated financial need, with an emphasis on students from an underrepresented ethnic background or who are first generation college students. The award varies and may include the following benefits: full tuition and fees, on-campus room and board, and a textbook allowance. Students should submit the application and all supporting documents by February 13. Click here for more information.
The Office for Undergraduate Advancement and Office of Equity & Diversity are currently accepting applications for the Ivory Homes Building Dreams Scholarship. The scholarship offers $2,000 awards to 1st generation, entering freshmen who have demonstrated experience serving and working with the Latina/Latino community..
If you are planning on earning an associate's degree, you could qualify for the New Century Scholarship. The scholarship may be used at a four year public college or university within the Utah System of High Education. It is important that you understand that you must coordinate and work closely with the college/university from which you are earning the associate degree (in our case this would be SLCC). A student must meet both the institutional requirements for earning an associate degree, while also meeting the scholarship requirements as set forth by the Utah State Board of Regents. Call 801.321.7221 with any questions related to the New Century Scholarship.
Imagine America High School Scholarships are available to high school seniors who are planning to enroll in a career college. You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and participate in voluntary community service to be eligible for this award.
A unique scholarship website with one of the largest databases of scholarships on the web. Unlike the others, GoodCall Scholarship Engine requires no personal information and it’s free to use. There is over $22,000,911 in available funds. Don’t forget to pay attention to the little scholarships! That’s often where the money can add up!
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Free website where you learn which colleges want you, before you apply
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Largest provider of college financial aid for Latino students
Scholarship information for Latino students
Provide scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program provides outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose
The nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and PAcific Islanders (AAPI)
Provides Native students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities
Dell Scholars Program recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance
Awards 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books, and room and board
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scholarship planning guides
The Scholarship ToolBox which provides scholarship information that can be very beneficial and educational for those looking for scholarships.
Offers curriculum to help students identify tailored scholarship options and build solid scholarship profile
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