Some unique scholarships…

This list is pretty cool as it’s specifically targeted toward certain degrees, careers and big corporations that are posting and offering scholarships. Most of these come from UTPA site (https://portal.utpa.edu/portal/page/portal/utpa_main/dess_home/sfs_home/SFS_home_images/Scholarships_Avail.pdf) and offers a lot of diversity in the people they target.

It might be too late for many of these scholarships now. But whether you are a senior this year, or will be next year. Or if you are a college student now, it’s not too late to start searching for scholarships now and keep a running list!

Tip 1: Proper preparation make a production person. If you prepare yourself early enough you could go to college for free.

Tip 2: Make sure you check out all requirements on these scholarships.

Tip 3: Many of you are eligible simply because of the degree you are going to school for.

Tip 4: Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Apply for as many scholarships as you are eligible for.

Tip 5: Let them do the work for you! Go to many of the websites (listed below)

Tip 6: Remember to check back here all the time for the latest and greatest on tips and guidelines you NEED when applying for scholarships.

So, here they are…

This list is pretty cool to look into. I checked out all these sites and they seem pretty easy to understand and legit. Check them out. Who knows what you could find now available as current scholarships, or what you can prepare yourself for next year. I’m telling you, the more you prepare, the better off you will be for paying for college…even all of it.

Check out this list. I’ll post another list in a couple of days. Check these out and be sure to subscribe to my blog for the latest on scholarships.

This list is published from a website from UTPA.com and they seem to have it together!

Scholarships On The Net www.advocacy-net.com

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship www.truman.gov/

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship www.jackierobinson.org/

Elks National Foundation www.elks.org/enf/scholars/ourscholarships.cfm

Horace Mann Scholars www.horacemann.com

Tylenol Scholarships www.scholarship.tylenol.com

Target Scholarship www.target.com

Best Buy Scholarship www.bestbuy.com (Company Information to Community Relations)

Scholarships America http://scholarshipamerica.org/

Lucent Technology www.Lucent.com

Microsoft www.microsoft.com/college/scholarships

American Geological Institute Geoscience Scholarship www.agiweb.org

Accounting Scholarship www.aicpa.org

American Society for Microbiology www.asm.org

Coca Cola Scholarship www.coca-colascholars.org

Sallie Mae’s free Online www.salliemae.com

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation www.astronautscholarship.org

College Fund www.uncf.org

Ambassadorial www.rotary.org

NACME Scholarship Program www.nacme.org

Athletic www.scholarships-ar-us.org

Baptist or Methodist Scholarship www.free-4u.com

Intel Science Talent Search www.sciserv.org

All of these scholarships have specific requirements, so be sure to read through the instructions on applying. Have all the necessary resources and backup documentation available. Pretty cool scholarships right? If you work for Burger King, you are eligible!

Every 3 months…

Below is a list of some great scholarship websites that I post every few months. These are great sites as they will be your resource to finding all and every scholarship that you could be eligible for. Be sure to keep up with each or some of these sites below. I did some searching through them and many of them have surpassed the deadline, so your too late for this year. Make sure you go back to it next year. I’ll be here to post a whole new list!

This list will always change, based on current data I find:

www.Back2college.com – aid and resources for re-entry students
www.Blackexcel.org – federal scholarships aid gateways and 25 scholarship gateways
www.Brokescholar.com – will match your profile against thousands of available scholarships
www.Clubscholarship.com – part of the collegiate funding.com network and lists more than 500,000 awards
www.Collegeboard.com – offers a database with over 2,300 sources of funding
www.Collegeanswer.com – offers free scholarship searches
www.Collegescholarships.com – provides scholarship searches and personalized scholarship application assistance
www.Collegeview.com – another free online scholarship search engine
www.Gocollege.com – has over 600,000 scholarships with over 8,000 funding sources
www.Fastweb.com – will match profile against thousands of scholarships throughout the year
www.Fastaid.com – says they are the oldest and largest free scholarship search engines
www.Hispanicscholarship.com – maintains database of scholarships for Hispanic students
www.Nextstudent.com – offers free scholarship search, student loans and loan counseling
www.Scholarshipexperts.com – free online search engine of thousands of scholarships available
www.Scholarships.com – another free scholarship search engine
www.Studentawards.com – contains both U.S. and Canadian scholarship databases
www.Supercollege.com – another substantial free scholarship search engine

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Your success is my success,

Keith Lipke

Keith Lipke is a careers and college recruiter, coach, mentor and blogger at The Career Closet. His passion is to educate, inspire, and give hope to young people who need it upon their search for the right career and college.

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