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Biggest / Largest Dollar Scholarships in 2020


January 16, 2020 9:41 AM
by Susan Dutca-Lovell

    When it comes to large dollar scholarships, mo' money means fewer problems in paying your college tuition bill. The average student will land between $1,000 and $5,000 in college scholarships after investing a decent amount of time and effort into applying for scholarships. Even smaller scholarships worth $500 are enough to cover books and fees, even if they aren't enough to foot an entire semester’s college tuition bill.

When it comes to large dollar scholarships, mo' money means fewer problems in paying your college tuition bill. The average student will land between $1,000 and $5,000 in college scholarships after investing a decent amount of time and effort into applying for scholarships. Even smaller scholarships worth $500 are enough to cover books and fees, even if they aren't enough to foot an entire semester’s college tuition bill.

Smaller scholarships require far less work and are usually paid directly to the student via check, allowing them to spend the money on anything school-related. Since large-dollar scholarships have a far larger payout, they naturally require more work in the application process but can ultimately cover most of or, in some cases, one's entire tuition bill. If you are willing to put in the work to win large-dollar scholarships, consider applying for these scholarships greater than $50,000, beginning with the list below. You can also search for scholarships by scholarship amount if you're interested in seeing what scholarships range between $100 and $50,000.

  1. Berea College Tuition Promise Scholarship
  2. Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway
  3. The Collegiate Inventors Competition
  4. Microsoft Imagine Cup Global Competition
  5. Combat Anti-Semitism Venture Creative Contest
  6. Catharine Lealtad Scholarships
  7. EMU Presidential Scholarship
  8. Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
  9. Levine Scholars Program
  10. McDonald's HACER National Scholarship

*If the deadline to the scholarship to which you wish to apply has already passed, be sure to make note of the upcoming scholarship application cycle so that you can apply in the future.

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