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 […]

Scholarship America Announces Recipients of Midwest Scholars Dream Award

MINNEAPOLIS (March 9, 2018) – Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, is pleased to announce the recipients of the new Midwest Scholars Dream Award given to students who have completed or expect to successfully complete at least one full year of postsecondary education by June, 2018. “This generous award was created through […]

Jeff Silverman Elected to Scholarship America Board of Trustees

MINNEAPOLIS (March 1, 2018)  — Scholarship America®, the nation’s leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization, is pleased to announce Jeff Silverman, Managing Partner, Summit Group of Virginia,  has been elected to its Board of Trustees. Silverman is one of the founding partners of Summit Group of Virginia. Founded in 1996, Summit Group of Virginia […]

Scholarship America, Wells Fargo Invite Veterans To Apply For Veteran Scholarships, Emergency Grants

48 scholarships and 84 emergency grants awarded since 2016 to veterans and spouses of veterans with disabilities Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and Scholarship America announced they are accepting applications for the 2018 Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Programs. In 2016, Wells Fargo committed $2 million over a four-year period to fund the […]

Scholarship America Joins Minnesota Nonprofit Organizations Concerned About Federal Tax Bill

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, representing Minnesota’s nonprofit community, a sector that employs nearly 12 percent of Minnesota’s workforce and partners with millions, has called on nonprofits to speak up about the potential impact of proposed tax changes.  Scholarship America, located in Bloomington, MN, is the nation’s largest nonprofit private education support organization, having distributed […]

Never Forget Tribute Classic Returns to Prudential Center December 9, 2017

Following the success of the inaugural 2016 event, Prudential Center has announced that it will host the second annual Never Forget Tribute Classic on Saturday, December 9. The NCAA men’s basketball doubleheader will feature a pair of games between high-profile universities: The Florida Gators will take on the Cincinnati Bearcats and the hometown Seton Hall […]

Scholarship America Now Accepting Applications for New Midwest Scholars Dream Award

Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for a new Midwest Scholars Dream Award through Sunday, October 15, 2017. “The Midwest Scholars Dream Award was created through a generous $2 million one-time gift from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous,” noted Robert […]

Help College Students Affected by Natural Disasters Stay in School

Scholarship America’s National Disaster Relief Fund Depleted by Hurricane Harvey; Help Replenish Fund to Assist Students Impacted by Other Storms Scholarship America is calling for donations to replenish its National Disaster Relief Fund, which provides financial assistance to help college students experiencing disaster-related hardships stay in school. “Preliminary estimates from Moody’s Analytics report costs associated with […]

Scholarship America® Designates $200,000 in Financial Aid to Assist Students in Texas and Louisiana

Post-disaster financial aid helps low-income students stay on track for their college education Scholarship America, the nation’s largest nonprofit, private sector scholarship organization, will donate $200,000 to help college students affected by Hurricane Harvey. Grants will be awarded to postsecondary institutions in impacted areas in Texas and Louisiana. Schools will then disburse funds to students […]

Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund Surpasses $142 Million Awarded to More than 3,300 Scholars

Scholarship America is pleased to announce its Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund®—the largest private scholarship fund for 9/11 families—has surpassed $142 million in total scholarships awarded to 3,326 students since September 11, 2001. That figure includes $12,254,533 in needs-based scholarships to support 829 students during the 2016-17 academic year. “I’m so grateful to the Families of […]