Scholarship America Announces a New Scholarship Program For Iowa High School Seniors, Graduates and College Undergraduates

Scholarship America today announced the launch of The Richard O. Jacobson Legacy Scholarship Program developed for the Richard O. Jacobson Foundation. In its first year, the scholarship program will offer up to $500,000 in scholarships for local high school seniors, graduates, and college undergraduates planning to continue their education at one of 18 eligible two- or four-year colleges […]

National Scholarship Providers Association Announces Scholarship America’s Robert C. Ballard As New Board Member

As NSPA’s 20th Anniversary Approaches, Leadership Comes Full Circle for Scholarship Industry Leader The National Scholarship Providers Association (NSPA), the nation’s largest network and resource specifically designed to support the needs of professionals in the scholarship industry, announces the appointment of a new member to its Board of Directors. Robert C. Ballard, President and CEO […]

Lynn Graves Elected to Scholarship America Board of Trustees

Scholarship America, the nation’s leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization, is pleased to announce Lynn M. Graves has been elected to its Board of Trustees. Graves brings over 30 years of professional experience with Principal Financial Group in Des Moines, Iowa, where she served most recently as Vice President, Corporate Relations. Previously she was […]

$152 Million Awarded in 17 Years to More Than 3,500 Students by Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund

More Funding Needed to Support All Dependents of Those Killed or Permanently Disabled in the 9/11 Attacks MINNEAPOLIS (September 5, 2018) – Scholarship America® is pleased to announce its Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund®—the largest private scholarship fund for 9/11 families—has surpassed $152 million in total scholarships awarded to more than 3,500 students since September 11, […]

Scholarship America® Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Dream Award Scholarships

MINNEAPOLIS (August 15, 2018) – Scholarship America, the nation’s largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, is accepting applications for the 2019 Scholarship America Dream Award now through Monday, October 15, 2018. In its sixth year, the Dream Award is Scholarship America’s unique renewable scholarship program for students with financial need who have overcome barriers and successfully […]

Star Tribune Names Scholarship America a 2018 Top 150 Workplace

MINNEAPOLIS – June 25, 2018 – Scholarship America has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list of those selected is available at and was published in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section on Sunday, June 24. Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in […]

Scholarship America Presents Honors; Recognizes Dream Award Scholarship Students at National Education Dinner

Scholarship America, the nation’s largest nonprofit, private-sector scholarship and education support organization, celebrated individuals and organizations who have made a significant impact helping students achieve their educational dreams at its fourth annual Dreams to Success Awards Dinner May 22. The event was held at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C. and attended by 400 leaders […]

Scholarship America’s 2018 Dreams To Success Event Is Bigger Than Ever

Since 2015, Scholarship America has hosted an annual salute to student success and those who make it possible. On May 22, 2018, we’re celebrating our biggest Dreams to Success event yet: a whole day of inspiration, education and celebration centered on students and their champions. Registration remains open through the end of this week. If you’re thinking of […]

Scholarship America Announces 2018 Dream Award Recipients

MINNEAPOLIS (April 2, 2018) – Twelve extraordinary students have been selected as recipients of Scholarship America’s 2018 Dream Award, given to students who have completed or expect to successfully complete at least one full year of postsecondary education by June, 2018. The Dream Award is Scholarship America’s renewable scholarship program for financially needy students who have […]