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Links to Scholarship Opportunities

 
Go to the Federal Student Aid website to start researching now.  Scholarships are gifts. They don't need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations.  Topics covered on this page include:


· What kinds of scholarships are available?
· How do I find scholarships?
· When do I apply for scholarships?
· How do I apply for scholarships?
· How do I get my scholarship money?
· How does a scholarship affect my other student aid?

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships Program guides students through the steps for building your college list and applying for college. Scholarships are awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete the steps. Complete all six steps to be eligible for a $40,000 scholarship. Be sure to check out the helpful video inside.
StudentScholarships.org offers a searchable database for scholarships as well as many videos that explain what you do in various occupations and how to get there. This website is an excellent source of information.

It also offers sections showcasing:
· Career and Salary
· New Scholarships
· Popular Scholarships
· Course Outlines
And many more
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Fastweb members are matched to relevant scholarship opportunities, internships, colleges, and more completely free of charge. With roughly 1.5 million scholarships worth more than $3.4 billion, there are scholarships for every student’s educational goals, activities and interests.
At Scholarships.com search Over 3.7 Million College Scholarships & Grants worth about $19 Billion In Financial Aid To Help You Pay For College
JLV College Counseling contains a well ordered, easily searched databank of colleges and scholarships. Scholarships can be searched by several different categories such as due date, major, grade level, minority status, etc.
LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF)
Sponsor: LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc.
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming Hispanic college freshmen from underserved communities who are U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents, or granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
 
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships
Sponsor: AIGA
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 13, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are in a design or art discipline and intend to pursue that discipline as a career. While the scholarship is open to everyone, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
 
Journalism Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: The National Press Club
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA who are planning to have a career in journalism and will bring diversity to U.S. journalism.
 
Diabetes Council Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Diabetes Council
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 27, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current and prospective college students who have Diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2). Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Scroll to the bottom of the page for scholarship information and application.
 
4-H Youth In Action Awards
Sponsor: 4-H
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 28, 2022
Description: Award is open to 4-H members/recent alums who are between the ages of 15 and 19 years of age.
 
Because College is Expensive Scholarship
Sponsor: Cedar Education Lending
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students, adults looking to head back to school, current college students, and anyone looking to attend college or graduate school within 12 months. Applicant must submit a short form.
 
Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.
 
Driver Education Initiative Award
Sponsor: National Driving and Traffic School
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2022
Description: Award is open to students currently enrolled in either high school, university or college as a full-time student. Applicant must submit an essay on one of four given prompts related to being a safe and educated driver.
 
National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are at least 18 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Applicant must be currently or planning to be enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field.
 
 
TX Scholarship Index through State Comptroller (click on available link):  A Texas-focused index of scholarships and other financial aid maintained by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation in conjunction with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
 
Don’t mess with Texas Scholarships
Sponsor: Don’t mess with Texas
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas high school seniors who have taken a leadership role to prevent litter in their school and/or community.
 
Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Cathay Bank Foundation | Asian Pacific Community Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who reside in California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, or Washington and plan to attend a college in one of those states. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have a household income at or below the Low Income Level.
 
 
Del Mar College Scholarships are open each year from February 1st through April 30th.  Begin your application process by clicking HERE!
 
Deadline--April 15, 2022
 
 
General Scholarship application for a variety of local scholarships in the community based on financial need, academic performance, community service and other factors which would lead to a student's success at the post secondary level.  Deadline--April 8, 2022 to Ms. Zambrano.
 
Deadline--March 31, 2022