We cheerfully welcome endowments/scholarships/grants for assisting our students with their college expenses. Here is the list of endowments/scholarships/grants which have made college financially easier and even possible for some of our students. We encourage our students to apply to these endowments/scholarship/grants as soon as possible.
Scholarships and Non-Federal Grants
- Scholarships are awarded to students based on many different factors that may include academic performance, financial need, religious affiliation, minority status and heritage.
- You don’t have to pay back this type of financial aid, so if you think you may have a shot, it could be worth it to apply!
- Scholarships are also available through a variety of sources, including schools, employers, individuals, companies, nonprofits, organizations and clubs. The awards are often based on the factors mentioned above, a unique set of criteria that is important to the organization providing funds, or even community affiliations.
- Free Scholarship Resources
- The financial aid office at your college
- The U.S. Department of Labor’s FREE scholarship search tool
- Federal agencies
- Your state grant agency
- Your library’s reference section
- Foundations, religious or community organizations, local businesses and organizations related to your field of interest
- Possibly your employer
- Online scholarship databases/websites
- When mailing in a scholarship application, be sure to send it certified and request a receipt to ensure whoever is offering the scholarship receives it.
Here are a few helpful databases:
- FastWeb: www.fastweb.com You must create a profile, but this website is one of the larger lists available on the internet. Also, they will send you notifications of new scholarships as they are added, as well as reminders of due dates of scholarships you indicate that you are interested in.
- Adventures in Education: http://www.aie.org/scholarships/ This website allows you to search over 15,000 scholarships by keyword.
- College Board: http://apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss/welcome.jsp Among other tools, like a search for colleges and financial aid calculators, this site also offers a scholarship search of over 2,200 scholarships. Their search form allows you to enter personal information and academic information to help narrow down your search.
- For more scholarship information, visit the following sites:
- Sallie Mae
- College Connection Scholarships
- Scholarships, Grants and Fellowships by Eligibility
HMHS Carieliin University Scholarship Foundation
Three Scholarships for HMHS CU.- each for housing & tuition for an academic year at HMHS CU, non-transferable.
- Will be a high school graduate who’s been accepted and has enrolled as a HMHS CU full-time residential undergraduate student for the 2018 -2019 academic year, August to May.
- Will maintain at least a cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 grading scale.
- Their written Essay will be chosen as deserving a HMHS CU Scholarship. The Essay will be titled As a Graduate from HMHS Carieliin University with a Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts, BLA, I Will ……………….(finish the title and write your essay).
- Send your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Deadline: July 31, 2018
Unigo Flavor of the Month Scholarship
Unigo Do-over Scholarship
National Merit Scholarship Program
American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship
Unigo $10K Scholarship
Unigo Education Matters Scholarship
Unigo Make Me Laugh Scholarship
Unigo Shout It Out Scholarship
Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Unigo Top Ten List Scholarship
ARMED FORCES AND VETERANS:
The Marine Corps Scholarship
- http://www.mcsf.org/page.aspx?pid=365 Award Amount: Varies – This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships for higher education to deserving sons and daughters of Marines and children of former Marines. Particular attention is given to children whose parent was killed or wounded in action. Eligibility: You must be the son/daughter of one of the following:
- An active duty or reserve U.S. Marine
- A Veteran U.S. Marine who has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
- An active duty or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving, or has served, with the U.S. Marine Corps
- A U.S. Navy Corpsman who has served with the U.S. Marine Corps and has received an Honorable Discharge,
- Medical Discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy
- Also, you must: Be attending or planning to attend a college or training school listed on the College Navigator website for the 2018-2019 year.
- Have a maximum family adjusted gross income of $98,000 or less. For the purpose of determining eligibility, non- taxable allowances are NOT included in determining adjusted gross income.
- Must have a GPA of at least 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
AMVETS Scholarship Program
- Award Amount: Varies
- The AMVETS association gives out three scholarships a year to U.S. veterans, active duty, guard reserves who show merit and financial need —and two specific to children/grandchildren of veterans, active duty, guard/reserves who are currently high school seniors.
- Must be a United States citizen
- Must have a high school diploma or GED
- Must provide evidence of active duty status or veteran status having served honorably
- Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment to an eligible program
- Must demonstrate financial need
- Must authorize AMVETS to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected
- Must not be in default on federal student loan(s
- Must not be convicted under federal or state law for possession or sale of illegal drugs
The Spouse Education Assistance Program (EAP)
- Award Amount: Varies
- The Spouse Education Assistance Program is a need-based scholarship program established to assist spouses of Army Soldiers in obtaining a four-year undergraduate degree.
- Eligibility: Be the spouse of either a Soldier on federal active duty, a retired Soldier, or the widow(er) of a Soldier who died on active duty or in a retired status
- Be pursuing their first undergraduate degree at a school accredited by the U.S. Department of Education
- Be enrolled part-time (6 or more credit hours per semester/term) or full-time (12 or more credit hours per semester/term)
- Not be a member of the National Guard, Reserves or other military branch
- Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Must be registered in DEERS
- Must not be fully funded by other sources (such as the GI Bill or VA benefits)
Navy-Marine Relief Core Society (NMCRS) Education Assistance Program
- Award Amount: No-interest loans and grants of up to $3,000 per 12-month period
- The Navy-Marine Relief Core Society (NMCRS) Education Assistance Program provides financial assistance for spouses of active duty Navy and retired Marine Corps service members and children of active duty, retired, or deceased Navy and Marine Corps service members for undergraduate education at an accredited 2- or 4-year education, technical or vocational institution in the United States.
- Eligibility: Must be enrolled, or planning to enroll, full-time for the entire academic year and pursuing your initial undergraduate degree
- Must be enrolled at an accredited college/university approved by Dept. of Education and participating in the U.S. Department of Education Title IV Financial Aid Programs
- Be a child of an active duty, retired or deceased Sailor or Marine under the age of 23 on May 1, 2018; or Be a spouse of an active duty or retired Sailor or Marine; or
- Be an MCEP/MECP student
- Have a cumulative 2.0 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale
- Demonstrate financial need
- Be registered in DEERS (Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System)
General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program
- Award Amount: Ranges from $500 to $4,000
- The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program is offered by the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) and is committed to helping Air Force members and their families purse their educational goals. Eligibility: Applicants must be in one of the following categories (items 1-3) and meet all other eligibility criteria listed below (items 4-6):
- 1) Dependent sons and daughters of Air Force members in one of the following categories:
- Active Duty, Title 10 AGR/Reserve on extended active duty, and Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty. All members must be on active duty through December 1, 2018 (all other Guard and Reserve are not eligible).
- Retired due to length of active duty service or disability, or retired AGR/Reserve with 20+ qualifying years creditable for retired pay (all others are not eligible) Deceased while on active duty or in retired status
- For financial aid purposes, a “dependent” student is one who will not reach age 24 during the award year; will not be a graduate or professional student; will not be a veteran; will not be an orphan or ward of the court; will not be married or have legal dependents other than a spouse.
- 2) Spouses of Active Duty members and Title 10 AGR/Reservists on extended active duty. Member’s active duty status must extend through December 1, 2018 . Eligible spouses must be legally married to member (not separated or pending divorce) at time of application and disbursement of award.
- 3) Surviving spouses of Air Force members who died while on active duty or in retired status.
- 4) Will be a high school graduate enrolled or accepted as a full-time undergraduate student in the 2018 -2019 academic year. (NOTE: Students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses should check with their school official to verify their enrollment as meeting school’s full-time status requirements.)
- 5) Will be enrolled or accepted in an accredited college, university or vocational/trade school approved by the U.S. Department of Education for participation in federal aid programs. Will maintain at least a cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 grading scale.