Scholarship America Named to's Annual Top 100 Charities List

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12 Dec 2007
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Scholarship America, a Minneapolis-based nonprofit, has been named one of the Top 100 Highly Rated Charities in America by, recognized as one of the nation’s most efficient fundraisers and spenders.

“Scholarship America is proud to be listed with the other exemplary nonprofits on this list,” said Dr. Clifford L. Stanley, Major General, USMC (retired), president & CEO of Scholarship America. “More than 95% of our revenue is used for program-related expenses—namely, scholarships and other programs that provide access to postsecondary education for students across the world.”

The list was created to make it easier for potential donors to spot organizations that will put their funds to good use. The full story is featured on’s Web site, 100 Highly Rated Charities.

Janine Fugate, Scholarship America

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About Scholarship America
Scholarship America is a national education service organization that mobilizes support for students getting into and graduating from college. We have three core programs that help us achieve our mission: Dollars for Scholars, Scholarship Management Services, and Dreamkeepers. Scholarship America has distributed more than $2.5 billion in scholarship assistance to more than 1.7 million students since 1958.

The Dream Award

Dream Award Scholarship America’s Dream Award is a renewable scholarship fund targeted toward completion. These annually-increasing awards will be given to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year of education beyond high school.

Success By Degrees

Scholarship America's blog, Success By Degrees, covers items of interest to parents, volunteers, educators and anyone interested in the big issues surrounding education, financial aid and postsecondary success. You'll find policy announcements, news releases and more, every week!

Your Gift Is Crucial

Nearly 1/4 of the U.S. population owes a collective $700 billion in student loan debt. We are committed to helping more students graduate from college with less debt. A gift of just $1 a day -- for a week, for a month, or for a year -- can help ensure that students are able to achieve their goals.

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