About Us

Scholarship America believes that every student deserves an opportunity to go to college, regardless of their financial status. As the nation’s largest private education support organization, having distributed over $4 billion to more than 2.4 million students, we have worked directly with students, parents, donors, colleges, businesses and communities to empower people to achieve their educational goals, helping to improve lives and create economic prosperity for both individuals and society.

We are professionals, dedicated to helping students follow their dreams and complete their degree programs through renewable, consistent support programs. We are experts in higher education, having worked with parents, students and all types of providers for 60 years. And we are passionate advocates for broader policies and solutions that will improve college access, affordability and completion for all students — especially those who need help and support the most.

We believe that education makes lives better.

scholarship america 2016 Annual Report: Education Makes Lives Better

Mission and Vision

Scholarship America's mission is to mobilize America, through scholarships and educational support, to make postsecondary success possible for all students.

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Our Board and Executive Team are committed to student success. Meet President & CEO Bob Ballard, our Board of Trustees and our leadership team.

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Thanks to our supporters and partners around the world, Scholarship America has expanded our focus, amplified our impact and turned more dreams into degrees.

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