National Decision Day 2017 College Scholarships


May 1, 2017 4:13 PM
by Susan Dutca-Lovell

    May 1st is National College Decision Day! There are so many colleges from which to choose and a lot of students are applying to several schools, some even more than a dozen. Naturally, the cost of college will be a major deciding factor for many of you and continuing to find outside scholarships could be very helpful to most. Students are wary of taking out too many student loans and possibly even forego a more prestigious school in favor for a less expensive college if they fear they won't able to afford the tuition without taking on enormous student debt. One way to avoid doing this and help make college affordable is by applying to free college scholarships. There's no reason you shouldn’t be able to attend your dream college - you still have time to pocket some free college scholarship money before heading off to college!

May 1st is National College Decision Day! There are so many colleges from which to choose and a lot of students are applying to several schools, some even more than a dozen. Naturally, the cost of college will be a major deciding factor for many of you and continuing to find outside scholarships could be very helpful to most. Students are wary of taking out too many student loans and possibly even forego a more prestigious school in favor for a less expensive college if they fear they won't able to afford the tuition without taking on enormous student debt. One way to avoid doing this and help make college affordable is by applying to free college scholarships. There's no reason you shouldn’t be able to attend your dream college - you still have time to pocket some free college scholarship money before heading off to college!

  1. Support Creativity Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $1,000

  2. The Sara Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $8,000

  3. Long Island Flower Growers Association (LIFGA) Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $4,000

  4. Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 2, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $1,000

  5. Ruth Thurmond Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 8, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $2,000

  6. OCRP Lincoln Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $1,000

  7. Avicenna Scholars Program

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $2,000

  8. #LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $1,000

  9. Against The Grain Production Artistic Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $1,000

  10. "Species On The Edge 2.0" Social Media Contest

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 19, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $1,000

  11. Jesse B. Smith Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 19, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $1,000

  12. Sonny Roden Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 26, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $2,500

  13. Robert Hatoff "Center of the Plate" Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 30, 2017
    Maximum Award: $2,500

  14. Nam Knights of America

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 30, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $1,000

  15. Infinitus Dream Scholarship Fund

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $3,000

  16. Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 31, 2018
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $5,000

  17. Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $10,000

  18. Microsoft Imagine Cup code.FTW! Global Competition

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $100,000

  19. Against The Grain Groundbreaker Leadership Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $1,500

  20. Lily Pabilona Emerging Entrepreneur Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $5,000

  21. Brett Anderson Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $5,000

  22. PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship

    Scholarship Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Maximum Scholarship Award: $5,000

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