The only way to have a shot at winning scholarships is to apply for scholarships. How do you do that, you ask? Where do you begin? I’m glad you asked.
It sounds easy, because it actually is easy to apply for scholarships. Some may require you to put in some time, but once you've completed an application or two, I think you might find it will get easier and take less time with each additional one. Don’t psych yourself out or let yourself get overwhelmed by all you need to do before you graduate high school. Start early and work diligently and it will pay off. You may even find some of the work you do can be applied to multiple scholarship applications- such as an essay or writing sample.
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Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship
February 22, 2023
by Zina Kumok
Most major tech companies offer scholarships for prospective or current college students. While some of those are geared toward all students, other scholarships are designed to fix the racial disparity within the tech industry. According to research from 2021, fewer than 10% of STEM employees in the workforce are African-American. The Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship aims to close the gap and encourage more Black students to major in STEM-related fields. [...]
Doodle for Google Scholarship
February 14, 2023
by Zina Kumok
If you’re an artist, you may feel like scholarship opportunities are limited compared to those available to the sports phenoms and math whizzes of the world. It certainly does seem like there are fewer scholarships available for those who can draw, paint and express their emotions visually. Fortunately, Google rewards students who are better with a sketchbook than with a Football or Lacrosse stick. Read on to learn how the Doodle for Google Competition scholarship works, how to enter and how to increase your odds of winning. [...]
Scholarship Deadlines Coming Up in Black History Month
February 8, 2023
by Kevin Ladd
It is Black History Month and scholarship season is in high gear. There are so many great scholarship opportunities in February for Black and African American students, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight several that we feel are exceptional. Ranging in value from $6,000 to up to $60,000, the following opportunities will only be available for between one and three more weeks and then be gone for another year, so don’t miss your chance at these amazing awards. Be sure to keep track of your scholarships as you go; which you have applied for and when their deadlines are and make sure to reach back and let us know if you win one or more of them so we can feature you on Scholarships.com! [...]