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Scholarships for Transfer Students


The costs of four-year university schooling have been rising for some time, and they show no signs of slowing down. For this reason, many students who are more budget-savvy are completing their general education at two-year colleges, where the tuition is lower. Then they transfer to a four-year college to complete their bachelor’s degree and [...]

Scholarships for Black Students


Each year, over $50 billion in awards scholarships are given to students of any ethnic background. This includes numerous awards for which only African American students are eligible. These opportunities are necessary, since African Americans are continuing to show the most need in areas of financial assistance.  The education gap that exists between white students [...]

Scholarships by Hair Color


You may not think there are scholarships for people with a specific color of hair, but you’d be wrong. There are numerous scholarships available for different hair and skin colors and types, and ethnicity, among others. There are seemingly no rules as to what type of scholarship can be offered by the college or organization [...]

Left Handed Scholarships


Financial aid for college is not something that has ever been “one size fits all”. Funding for your education takes many forms, and comes from many different sources. Scholarships and grants are an essential resource for many college students. They help in paying for tuition, transportation, books, housing and other expenses associated with higher education. [...]

Hispanic Scholarships


Hispanic Scholarships Foreword Students from minority backgrounds may have trouble knowing where to look for scholarships to fund their studies. However, Hispanic students should not feel discouraged since there are many scholarships that are open to students from Hispanic backgrounds. Some of these scholarships are awarded based on financial need while other scholarships are based [...]

Scholarships for Low GPA


Not everyone has stellar Grade Point Averages (GPA) in high school. A low GPA does indeed make it more difficult to get a scholarship, but it doesn’t make it impossible. If you have a low GPA and you are not involved in extracurricular activities, you may not think there are scholarships out there for you, [...]

Scholarships for Single Mothers


Some women who go back to school have a husband or other family who can watch their children while they attend college. Many, however, need to take care of a family and even hold down a job while they go to college. If you fall in that category, you should know about the scholarships available [...]

No Essay Scholarships


Many college students-to-be aren’t aware of the amount of money they can win for college by checking for scholarships that only require the filling out of forms online. Companies and organizations are interested in giving you educational opportunities, since they do so for charitable purposes. Foundations with scholarships that are targeted to small niche groups [...]

Pizza Hut Scholarship


If you work for Pizza Hut, or your parents are employed there, you could be eligible for a scholarship from the pizza chain to use for college tuition. Pizza Hut is one of the best-known pizza restaurants in the world, since it has quality food and convenient locations, in addition to delivery in many areas. [...]

Scholarships For People With Glasses


If you wore glasses as a child, you might have been the victim of teasing. I know the feeling. When I was kid I had glasses before I was able to switch to contacts. Kids are brutal about calling others with glasses “four eyes” and other nicknames. Perhaps you might have wanted to hide behind [...]