We will post scholarships available here as they come up. Check often, they might change!
UHEAA and StepUp just introduced a new scholarship contest called StepUp to College Costs. They’re giving away two $500 scholarships to 8th and 9th graders and two $500 scholarships to 10th and 11th graders. Contest details and applications for 8th/9thand 10th/11th are on our website. Please feel free to share this information with any of your students. The deadline is April 17, 2018.
Women of AT&T Scholarships
Deadline is April 22, 2018
They are giving away 15 $1000 scholarships
For male and female seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Note: When the student gets to the part in the application where it asks for the “Women of AT&T Member Referral,” this is the information for them to use:
Name: Whitney Poulsen
User ID: WR340Y
Phone #: 801-231-4225
Deadline is February 28, 2018
For Hispanic Students – Seniors or graduates (25 and under) who will attend college in the Fall of 2018 with at least 12 credit hours.
Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
If chosen, those attending a 2 year institution will receive $1500. Those attending a 4 year institution will receive $2500.
Scholarships – The search for scholarships and the application process can be time consuming, but the payoff can be huge! Imagine if you spend 10 hours working on 10 scholarship applications. Even if you only earn one, $500 scholarship for 10 hours of work, it still amounts to a pay off of $50 per hour for the time invested.
Students should always apply for “Freshman Scholarship” opportunities at the school(s) that they are considering attending. This is the source from which most scholarship dollars are awarded. Some merit scholarship considerations are automatic with the completion of an admissions application; others require separate applications. Review each institution’s application instructions very carefully. Here are links to the freshman scholarship pages of local institutions of higher education that will help you get started:
Search Engines can also be helpful in locating scholarship applications. You might want to try these:
Remember this one tip when looking for scholarships: Never pay to receive a scholarship. Sites and offers that guarantee a scholarship for a fee, are most likely a scam.
Boost your scholarship chances by building a strong community service resume. The following organizations can help you find local opportunities to volunteer your time and build a record of service that can help you get a scholarship:
This great video covers college savings, scholarships, grants, work-study programs, student loans, and more!