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Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation supports more than 1,400 exceptional college students each year, with annual scholarships of $3.55 million awarded through 3 nationally recognized programs.

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

 

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.

http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships

 

TheDream.Us

We think of our National Scholarship as the “Pell Grant” for highly motivated DREAMers with significant, unmet financial need. While we consider your GPA and test scores, we place great emphasis on your demonstrated ability to overcome the barriers and challenges that DREAMers face each and every day.

http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/

 

Elks National Foundation

The Elks National Foundation offers three scholarships, Most Valuable Student, Legacy Awards, and Weigel Medical School Scholarship. Awards range from $12,500 – $1,000 and can be used at any U.S. college or university.

http://www.elks.org/scholars/

 

Foster Care to Success

Foster Care to Success has provided scholarships since 1991; in 2000 we restructured the program and since then have awarded over $15M to 2,000 students in all 50 states. We are proud of our graduation rate of 65%, with a persistence rate of 75% – both higher than those of the general population of college students.

http://www.fc2success.org/programs/scholarships-and-grants/

 

Gates Millennium Scholars Program

The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest.

http://www.gmsp.org/

 

Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship Fund is to assist financially those migrant youth who have the potential and the desire to further their education to achieve their personal and career goals. Eligible applicants must be entering or enrolled in college or other types of post-secondary programs, high school dropouts or potential dropouts.

https://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/mattera.htm

 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Available to high school seniors, undergraduate students (all years), community college students transferring to four year universities, and graduate students.

https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

 

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.

As one of the nation’s largest college financial aid programs in the country, the Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The National Scholarship Program is awarded to eligible students in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/

 

National Foster Parent Association (NFPA)

The National Foster Parent Association offers scholarships to NFPA members whose birth, foster and US adopted youth wish to further their education beyond high school, including college or university studies, vocational/technical school or junior college.

http://nfpaonline.org/nfpascholarship

 

Point Foundation

Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest higher education scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students.

https://pointfoundation.org/thepoint/scholarship/

 

Quit Smoking Community

Do you have something special to share with the world that can help bring awareness to the hazards of smoking? If yes, Quit Smoking Community has good news for you: we’re offering $3000 in scholarships every semester to those, who bring awareness to the dangers of smoking.

https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/scholarship/

 

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