Scholarships

Where to Find College Scholarships

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The cost of tuition keeps going up but believe it or not, there are plenty of scholarships available. You just have to find them and apply, apply, apply.   I’ve listed online resources and in addition to the college counseling office at school, your student should also check with employers and religious affiliations.  Even if they don’t…

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How to Get Big Money in Scholarships

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  Even though school’s out, your student can get the jump on things by applying for scholarships now. There are plenty available during the summer. Need some help? Check out this great article by Ramit Sethi about how he received more than $100,000 in scholarships.     Do you know the biggest mistake a high…

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Full Ride Scholarship for Architecture Offered to LAUSD Seniors

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SCI-Arc, located in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles, is one of the nation’s only independent schools of architecture. With 500 students (250 of them undergraduates), it is a hub of public discourse, new technology, and speculation about the future of Los Angeles and beyond. The SCI-Arc Undergraduate Degree (B.Arch.) is an accredited 5-year professional…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation Scholarships Available

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Every year the SAG-AFTRA Foundation gives more than $400,000 in scholarships to eligible SAG-AFTRA members and their dependents for study at accredited and licensed universities, colleges, junior colleges, adult specialty schools and trade/vocational schools. Since 1985, the Foundation has given more than $6.5 million in scholarships. The online application for the 2017 scholarships is now available.…

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Apply for Glamour’s College Women of the Year Competition and Win $20,000

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Glamour magazine is looking for junior and senior women in college who are game changers. From scientists to artists, Glamour’s 2017 College Women of the Year Competition is looking for passionate women who are changing the world in their field. One lucky winner will receive $20,000. Deadline to apply is September 15 – right around the…

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Win $10,000 With a Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

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If you have a student involved in any type of extra-curricular activity, you already know how quickly the costs can add up with the lessons and equipment and in some cases travel. Seems like every time you turn around, another bill or expense pops up. Well, the NPR show From the Top and the Jack Kent…

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Enter Smiles for Soldiers Campaign and Win $5,000 Scholarship

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Here’s a chance for your teen to not only flex their creativity but to do some good in the world and have the chance to win a $5,000 scholarship in the process. DoSomething.org has partnered with Johnson & Johnson Youth Champions of Care to offer Smiles for Soldiers. Students between the ages of 13 – 18 have…

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Win $50,000 Scholarship from Staples

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Staples is upping the ante in the scholarship game by not only offering $50,000 but also a chance to meet pop star Katy Perry. This is an easy one, no essay or grades required, no purchase necessary either to enter. If you do purchase $25 or more from Staples, you’ll receive a unique code on…

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Enter Flavor of the Month Scholarship and Win $1500

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If you haven’t already bookmarked Unigo, you should! They’re a great resource for college scholarships. In honor of July being National Ice Cream Month (I thought it was every month!), they’re offering a $1500 scholarship for students ages 13 and older. All they have to do is to submit an online short written response (250 words…

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Students Can Win Volunteer Scholarship to Costa Rica

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If you have a student, 18 and over, who is looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity with travel involved, you’ll want them to check out HBCUTravelers.com & uVolunteer scholarship. There are a lot of amazing volunteer packages out there that will take students to far-flung places but they come with a pretty nice price tag. This…

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