Little Known Scholarships

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Little known scholarships are available even for trade schools – or colleges. 85% of scholarships are based on test scores. This is the college rules! College scores help the rankings of the school.

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Miscellaneous Scholarship 

  1. Culinary scholarships
  2. Scholarships for Cancer survivors
  3. Veterans – GI Bill, or if there has been a death of a loved one in the military
  4. Students with special needs, blind or deaf, or disabled
  5. Search for a “GPA” or “Hispanic scholarships” Or minority scholarships, or “scholarships for women.”

Little Known/ Wierd scholarships

  1. If I was president scholarship
  2. Jane Austin society essay contest
  3. Federal Duck Stamp Competition
  4. Shakespeare fellowship essay competition
  5. Angels in action award
  6. College Prowler essay
  7. digital dorm room of the future
  8. Holocaust remembrance
  9. AAA high school challenge
  10. Tall and short people scholarship
  11. Potato industry scholarship
  12. American welding
  13. Vacuum coders
  14. Famous scholarships
  15. Literature scholarships
  16. National Rifle association scholarship
  17. Lost bed scholarship
  18. Zolt – last name – and Catholic
  19. Medical field – scholarships
  20. Research micro-biology and fungus

     Military

  1. GI Bill
  2. Scholarships can sign on the bill.
  3. SAT / ACT scores to qualify
  4. Various type – reserves, national guard, and veterans benefits
  5. Parents are veterrans

     Need-based – doesn’t mean you are needy or poor. What a college costs and what your family can contribute

  1. List of 80-100% of need in Jean’s book
  2. Federal aid and FAFSA must be filled out October 1st! Be sure to sign up early. Every year renewal.
  3. State higher education agency has programs depending on need
  4. Cost containment scholarship (on previous podcast HERE)

     Opportunity

  1. The student has an opportunity to qualify
  2. Federal work-study programs
  3. Internships that colleges offer
  4. Research for grad schools
  5. Employer assistance program – if you are an employee you can have college paid for
    1. Banks, large stores, restaurants, grocery stores

     Private

  1. 5% of total scholarship money
  2. Fastweb.com is a place to start, scholarships.com, princetonreview.com, scholarship monkey, scholarshiptoolkit.com
  3. Set up a separate email for scholarship opportunities
  4. Employer have private scholarships

     Institutional

  1. The big money at the college – colleges give the most money
  2. Funding is determined by test scores
  3. Additional CSS – Financial aid profile – private schools require this.

Whatever scholarships you receive you must have the minimum score that is required. Scores for entrance is a level playing field. High schools score kids differently. That is the only way these scholarships can make the determination. It is important for students to keep their GPA up as well. Test prep should be part of your daily school. Critical thinking and logic is an important to discern.

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