Below is a second installment of scholarships for all of you prospective and current college students. It is getting later in the year to apply for many of these, but it is never too late to apply. There are hundreds of scholarships still open and available for those of you starting in the fall, or spring.
I found this awesome list from a site managed by The University of Texas Pan American (www.utpa.edu). It’s JUST a list. It’s really for informational purposes only and is not a guarantee of winning any of these.
I checked them out myself and they are all legit. Always watch for those scholarship search engines or companies that seek you out. There are scams to be aware of when applying for scholarships. I know it sounds scary here, but believe it or not many people’s identity and security are taken through scholarship scams.
A few tips and pointers…
In your search for scholarships, be sure to keep in mind of the following things:
1. Start the search. Do NOT rely on others
2. Don’t burn your bridges
know your allies, references always help
Another scholarship listing…
Alpha Kappa Alpha www.akaeaf.org
Discover Card Tribute Award www.aasa.org
United States Institute of Peace www.usip.org
Gateways to US Government Grants www.students.gov
American Psychological Association www.apa.org
American Sociological Association Graduate funding www.asanet.org
Bell Labs Fellowships for Underrepresented Minorities www.bell-labs.com
Student Inventors www.invent.org
Student Video www.christophers.org
Coca-Cola Two year college www.coca-colascholars.org
Ronald McDonald House charities www.rmhc.com
Ayn Rand Essay www.aynrand.org
Brand Essay Competition www.instituteforbrandleadership.org
Sports Scholarships and Internships www.ncaa.org
National Assoc. of Black Journalists www.nabj.org
Saul T. Wilson www.aphis.usda.gov
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org
I have a bunch more to go through and will provide you those on Friday! Be sure to check back and subscribe right here to get email updates of blog posts on the latest in careers, college and the cash it takes to get you there!
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I’m a careers and college recruiter, coach, mentor and blogger at The Hope Chest. His passion is to educate, inspire, and give hope to young people who need it upon their search for the right career and college.