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    Bill of Rights Institute Scholarship   Deadline:  February 14, 2019

    • Be thirteen (14) to Nineteen (19) years of age or older at the time of application
    • Attend school in the United States
    • Write an essay:  "What are essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st Century America?"
    • Cash prizes from $500 to $5000

    Taco Bell Foundation Live Mas Scholarship  Deadline:  February 21, 2019

    • The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports.
    • No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers.
    • We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers who want to make a difference in the world.
    • Submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that tells us the story of your life’s passion. It could be a short film, animation or just a simple testimonial. This is not about how well you can make a film – we just want you to show us your passion and explain why you should be considered for a Live Más Scholarship.

    Taco Bell Live Mas Scholarship


    Fisher House Scholarships for Military Children  Opens Mid-Dec. 2018

    • A variety of scholarships for sons/daughters of active duty, reserve/guard or retired military commissary customers.
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0

    Fisher House Website  Fisher House Scholarship Fact Sheet


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    American Indian Graduate Center
    The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is a national private 501(c)(3) non profit headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico providing fellowships to American Indian and Alaska Native graduate students throughout the United States. Established in 1969, AIGC has disbursed more than 15,000 graduate fellowships with the support of the Bureau of Indian Education, corporate and foundation partnerships, and our generous alumni and private donors. In 2001 AIGC Scholars was incorporated as a partner in the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, to help native communities successfully access the prestigious GMS scholarship, and to provide financial and academic support to the 1500 American Indian and Alaska Native students who earn this award through 2020.
     
    Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
    For nearly 10 years, APIASF has worked to mobilize resources that create opportunities for deserving Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students to access, complete and succeed after post-secondary education. During that time, APIASF has not only provided the critical access to higher education that AAPI students need, but it has helped develop future leaders who excel in their careers, serve as role models in their communities, and contribute to a vibrant America.
     
    Big Future by College Board
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    The Christian Connector
    The Christian Connector provides a a FREE Christian college information service  as well as a $2,500 Christian college scholarship drawing. 
     
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    College Greenlight provides resources and support to community based organizations and high schools as they help first-generation and underrepresented college-bound students realize their full potential and achieve their college dreams. 
     
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    The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. 
     
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    A  comprehensive directory of colleges and universities offering cyber security degrees, as well as a wealth of information on career paths within the cyber security field, security clearances, the range of professional security certifications available, free online courses in security topics and more.
     
    Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation
    Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation is a leadership and service organization that focuses on scholarships and grants.
     
    Fast Web
    We work by matching the information in your completed profile to scholarships from our database of over 1.5 million scholarships worth over $3.4 billion. Whether you're a high school freshmen or a returning adult we've got scholarships and information to help you find ways to pay for school.  
     
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    GoCollege 
    Go College is one of the oldest and most trusted resources to guide students on how to finance and succeed in college. For easier navigation of the site, the materials are divided into four major categories that most students experience when getting into college.
     
    Hispanic Scholarship Fund
    Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to Latino students, as well as related support services.  HSF seeks to give students all the tools they need to apply to college, do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come. As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, HSF has awarded over $470 million in scholarships and provides a range of ancillary programs for candidates, scholars, and their families.
     
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    Military Scholarship Finder
    Find millions of dollars in scholarships and grants exclusively for the military community! Select your search criteria below. The more criteria you pick, the more personalized your results.
     
    Next Step U
    Figuring out what you want to do after high school is not an easy task, but we’re here to help! NextStepU.com is your personalized guide to help you get from where you are now to where you want to be. We’ll give you step-by-step, instructional articles that are catered to your path and give you exactly the information you need, when you need it. http://www.nextstepu.com/ Sallie Mae's Scholarship Search Engine Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae is the fast, easy way to search for more than 3 million college scholarships, worth more than $16 billion, that can help you pay for your college education. Register for FREE, Tell us who you are, what you're about, and when you'll actually need your college scholarships. View up-to-date scholarship matches that are just right for you. The more information you add to your profile, the better your college scholarship search results will be.  
     
     
    Ready Set Graduate
    If you are in the 6th grade or ready to graduate from High School this web site is for you. When you click on "$ for College" on the tab at the top of the page you will be directed to  a scholarship link. If you have other students in middle school or high school this same web site will give you ideas on what you need to be working on to be college bound.
     
     
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    School Soup
    Find everything from grants to graduate school fellowships and education tax benefits to tuition payment plans. SchoolSoup's research team has accumulated the largest college scholarship database online. With over $40 billion in scholarships listed, we have the makings to help you realize your college or university dreams – without the full burden of student loans or debt. Our search engine will find college scholarships that match your student profile by searching over 250,000 scholarships (private and college specific).
     
     
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    United Negro College Fund
    UNCF is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at over 900 colleges and universities across the country. UNCF supports education through scholarships and other programs, by supporting its 38 member colleges and universities, and by advocating for the importance of minority education. UNCF administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs. UNCF institutions and other historically black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding 21 percent of African American baccalaureate degrees. The UNCF logo features the UNCF torch of leadership in education and its widely recognized motto, "A mind is a terrible thing to waste."®   
     
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    Looking for scholarships? theWashBoard.org makes it simple. We connect Washington students of all types with Washington scholarship providers….for FREE.Whether you’ll be attending in state or out, you save time by entering your profile once and letting us find the scholarship opportunities that fit. theWashBoard.org is spam-free and will never sell your information.  
     
     
     
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