Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Scholarships




Tips on Finding and Winning Scholarships
On this page and the next, you will find listings of scholarship resources and tips about how to be awarded scholarships. The Financial Aid section of our website is also a useful resource.

ScholarshipHelp.org

The goal the ScholarshipHelp.org web site is to educate students about scholarship access and the necessary requirements for achieving maximum financial aid. In addition, it provides information free of charge to help students avoid scholarship scams and misleading financial aid information.

Scholarships

Below you will find listings of scholarship resources and tips about how to be awarded scholarships. The Financial Aid section of our website is also a useful resource.

Tips on Finding and Winning Scholarships:

The goal of this Web site is to educate students about scholarship access and the necessary requirements for achieving maximum financial aid. In addition, it provides information free of charge to help students avoid scholarship scams and misleading financial aid information.

Scholarship Scams

This website is based off the Hispanic Scholarship Directory. The online version requires registration, but is free to use.

Scholarships for Undocumented Students

MALDEF provides a comprehensive list of over 100 scholarships offered to students regardless of citizenship status.

Scholarships for Migrant Workers

CAMP is a scholarship program designed to assist students who are migratory or seasonal farm workers (or children of migratory or seasonal farm workers) in their first year of enrollment in an undergraduate program.

Adventures in Education-Scholarship Search

AIE visitors can specify relevant criteria and receive a list of matching scholarships.

College Board

This website has over 2,300 sources of college funding.

College Tool Kit

College Toolkit is one-stop resource for life after high school allowing students to find and apply for scholarships, search through a database of more than 4,000 colleges, and explore 900 careers all in one location.

FastWEB Scholarship Search

This online search engine is used by 1 out of 2 college students. The website requires registration, is free to use, and is a product of Monster.

FinAid

The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid This website is related to FastWEB. It includes information about other types of financial aid such as scholarships based on specific majors or specific activities.

Princeton Review

Explore colleges and careers, prepare for standardized tests and research scholarships and financial aid options.

ScholarshipExperts.com

Free scholarship resource that allows students to search for updated and accurate scholarship information. Students and parents who use ScholarshipExperts.com can save time in the scholarship research process, and gain access to customized lists of scholarships that match their student profiles.

Scholarship Hunter

A free scholarship search site that also offers financial aid advice and application tips. No registration is required. Scholarship Providers

LULAC National Educational Service Center – Kansas City (Local)

www.lnesc-kc.org

For local Kansas City Scholarships (including The Hispanic Scholarship Fund of Kansas City)

https://www.growyourgiving.org/scholarships

LULAC National Educational Service Centers (National)

http://www.lnesc.org

Gates Millennium Scholarship Program

www.gmsp.org

Link for Acing Scholarshi​p Applicatio​ns Webinar

www.lnesc-kc.org

Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Program

http://www.hsf.net/

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards

www.hispanicheritage.org

Financial Aid for Minorities

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/financial-aid-for-minorities/

National Society of Hispanic MBA (NSHMBA)

http://www.nshmba.org/?page=ScholarshipGuideline

National Merit Scholarships

http://www.nationalmerit.org/

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships

http://www.jackierobinson.org/

United Negro College Fund

www.uncf.org

United States Institute for Peace Essay Contest

https://npecregister.usip.org/

Axa Foundation

http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/about.html

McDonald’s New York Tri-State Area Scholarship

http://www.mcdonaldsnymetro.com/

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

http://www.jackkentcookefoundation.org/

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/

New Mexico Alliance for Hispanic Education

www.howardcollege.edu/

Scholarships/Information for Returning Students Aid & Resources For Re-Entry Students

http://www.back2college.com/

Scholarships to Help You Study Abroad Rotary Youth Exchange

https://www.rotary.org/en/youth-exchanges

Scholarship to study abroad. Must apply early at least one year in advance of departure.

Paralegal Scholarships National Association of Hispanic Journalist

http://nahj.org/scholarships/

Intel Science Talent Search

http://www.sciserv.org/sts/

Arts Recognition And Talent Search Awards

http://www.artsawards.org

Awards are granted to high school and college students that show talent in art, music, dance, voice, visual arts, writing or other creative talents. In order to apply, you must be 17 or 18 years of age, register for an audition or submit a portfolio or tape. Award amounts range from $100 to $3000 to be used for freshman year in college. The deadline is June 1 or April 1 (check deadline requirements in specific regions).

Society of Women Engineer Scholarships

http://www.swe.org

Scholarships are geared towards women majoring in engineering or computer science. Scholarships range from $200 to $5,000. At least 90 scholarships are granted to applicants every year. The deadline for college students (students already enrolled in college) is February 1st. The deadline for high school seniors entering an “accredited” program is May 15th.

Student Inventors Contest

http://www.invent.org/collegiate/

The American Political Science Association

www.apsanet.org/

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

http://www.truman.gov

The scholarship is targeted for students who wish to pursue a career in public service or government at an undergraduate and graduate level. Scholarships are very competitive as you are eligible to receive up to $30,000 towards your college education. A portion of the funds will be allocated for graduate study. In order to apply, you must be a junior in college and nominated by someone in your college. Approximately 80 students are selected every year. The deadline is February 1st.

USDA Scholarship and Internships

http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentid=scholarship_programs.xml

The USDA offers a variety of internships, fellowships and scholarships aimed to help students excel in various fields in both undergraduate and graduate school.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

www.act.org/goldwater/yybull.html

College scholarships available in math, science and engineering for rising college juniors and seniors.

Harvard University Website

Harvard.edu

Free tuition opportunity for talented students from low income families

Siemens Foundation

http://www.siemens-foundation.org/competition/

Up to a $100,000 scholarship for high school seniors that win the math, science and technology competition.