Scholarship Awards

There’s a commonly held belief among students that most scholarship awards listed on scholarship websites are going to be paltry sums of $50 to $200 that might not even cover the cost of a Biology 101 textbook. Other students believe that the only substantial scholarships out there are scholarships for minorities or other unusual scholarships that will leave average students with no way to pay for school.

However, as our many success stories show, this is simply not the case. There are tons of scholarship awards available to all types of students in a wide variety of dollar amounts. Our scholarship database has information on millions of scholarship awards, with many totaling in the tens of thousands of dollars. Overall, Scholarships.com offers $19 billion in grant and scholarship awards, making it easy for the dedicated student to quickly earn a substantial amount of scholarship money.

Even the not-quite-so-dedicated student has a good shot at winning scholarships awards through Scholarships.com. Since our free college scholarship search does the work for you creating a list of scholarship awards custom-tailored to fit your profile, you don’t have to weed through thousands of scholarship listings in your attempts at funding your education. On top of that, we also provide students with a variety of resources ranging from scholarship listings to scholarship application instructions, making us a great source of scholarship information, whether you’re interested in learning more about scholarships for high school students, easy scholarships to win, how to write a scholarship-worthy essay or virtually anything related to scholarship awards!

Finally, at Scholarships.com, we are proud to offer our own scholarship awards. Scholarships.com offers the Resolve to Evolve Scholarship each year, along with several others, providing funding to students from a wide variety of backgrounds and financial situations. Again, you can find out more about these and other exciting scholarship awards by conducting a free college scholarship search. Regardless of your grade level, test scores or background, winning scholarship awards is possible and well worth your time. So fill out a profile and start to apply for scholarships today!

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Literally dozens of people have been charged in an admissions bribery scheme involving elite colleges and wealthy parents who wanted to get their progeny enrolled by any means necessary, including bribes ranging from $200K to $6.5M. [...]

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Should This Factor Be Considered in College Admissions Decisions?

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by Susan Dutca

Almost three-fourths of people surveyed by the Pew Research Center are against consideration of race when it comes to college admissions decisions. Only 7 percent believe it should be a major factor and 19 percent say it should be a minor factor. These views were reportedly shared by "solid majorities of white, black, Latino and Asian Americans."

In 2016, after the Supreme Court affirmed the right of colleges to consider race in admissions, a Gallup poll indicated that approximately two-thirds of the public disagreed with the Supreme Court. Only 9 percent believed that race should be a major factor in admissions decisions, and 27 percent said it should be considered a minor factor. The survey did not end there. [...]