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  • Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship
    Application Deadline: February 21
    The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We're looking for the next generation of innovators, creators, and dreamers. Submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that tells us the...

  • Federal Pell Grant
    Application Deadline: Varies
    A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. Federal Pell Grants usually are awarded only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's or a professional degree. (In some cases, however, a student enrolled in a postbaccalaureate teacher certification program might receive a Federal...
  • The Tuition Contest
    Application Deadline: March 17
    The Tuition Contest is a crowd-sourced funding opportunity for high school seniors, college students (community college, undergraduate, post-graduate), and those accepted to or enrolled in technical schools to receive up to $25,000 for their educational pursuits. We encourage veterans to apply, too! For more information or to apply, please visit...
  • The Mensa Foundation Scholarship Program
    Application Deadline: January 15
    Each year the Mensa Foundation gives away an average of $90,000 through a scholarship program run by 400 volunteers from coast to coast; presents national and international awards in recognition of research, education and practical achievement regarding giftedness, intelligence and creativity. The Mensa Foundation's college scholarship program bases its awards...
  • Driver Education Initiative Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: Varies
    The National Driving and Traffic School is proud to announce “In the Driver’s Seat” with the goal of bringing awareness to the topic of being a safer driver. The company is seeking to reward essay applicants $3,000 in scholarships for students enrolled as a high school sophomore, junior, or senior...
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG)
    Application Deadline: Varies
    The FSEOG program is administered directly by the financial aid office at each participating school and is therefore called "campus-based" aid. Not all schools participate. Check with your school's financial aid office to find out if the school offers the FSEOG. To get an FSEOG, you must fill out the...
  • Digital Privacy Scholarship
    Application Deadline: January 30
    The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the negative effects of too much screen time. You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is...
  • Distinguished Young Women Scholarship
    Application Deadline: Varies
    We are a non-profit organization that offers Life Skills Workshops to prepare young women for life after high school and over $1 billion in college scholarships opportunities and it is free to participate. Awards are given to participants in the local, state, and national levels of competition. Must be female,...
  • Science Ambassador Scholarship
    Application Deadline: December 11
    The Science Ambassador Scholarship is a full–tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math, funded by Cards Against Humanity. Applicants must film a three–minute video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you're passionate about. You must be a high school senior or an undergraduate college student to apply....
  • Future Global Leaders Scholarship
    Application Deadline: Varies
    The WIIT Trust manages an active Scholarship program to support graduate and undergraduate women studying International Trade who show promise as Future Global Leaders. This merit-based scholarship is awarded twice per year and is intended to encourage women to pursue their interests in International Trade and Global Development. Applicants must identify...
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Gucci Gaffe Results in Green for Grads

October 8, 2019

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

Gucci is releasing a new line of... diversity undergraduate scholarships for students who are "traditionally underrepresented in the fashion industry." The 1.5 million U.S. university college scholarship program is set to run for four years, targeting students who attend four-year universities. Special consideration will be given to those residing in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Toronto and Washington, D.C and/or for those who plan to attend or are currently attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU). [...]

Texas A&M Working to Re-enroll College Stopouts

September 26, 2019

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

Not every student who goes to college completes their degree, much less finishes it within the "normal" four-year time frame. The Texas of A&M University has spent years working to re-enroll students who stopped out of college for a year or more, and may have found a solution in partnering with ReUp Education. [...]

PBS Airs Documentary About Higher Ed in Prison

September 18, 2019

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

Photo credit: Jared Ames

A new PBS documentary exhibiting prison education, titled "College Behind Bars" is set to air on November 25 and 26. The four-part series documents the journeys of dozens of incarcerated men and women as they pursue college degrees in the Bard Prison Initiative - deemed one of the most rigorous prison education programs in the United States, according to Inside Higher Ed. [...]