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 […]

Scholarship America Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Dream Award Season

Scholarship America, Inc., the nation’s largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the 2018 Scholarship America Dream Award through Sunday, October 15, 2017. Now in its fifth year, the Dream Award is Scholarship America’s unique renewable scholarship program for financially needy students who have overcome […]

Andrea N. Smith Joins Scholarship America as Vice President, Development

Scholarship America, Inc., the nation’s largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, announced today that Andrea N. Smith has joined the organization as Vice President, Development. Smith joins the team from Piedmont Healthcare Foundation, where she most recently served as Managing Director, Major Gifts.  Smith started her career as a program coordinator with the Muscular […]

National Partnership Fortifies Scholarship Funding with a Personal Coach for Each Recipient

Leading scholarship and student success organization join forces to eliminate barriers to degree completion  Paying for college is only one of the many obstacles students face in completing postsecondary education. Difficulty adjusting to college life and balancing work, family and other obligations are the primary reasons why nearly half of all college students fail to […]

National Dreams to Success Awards Celebration Honors Outstanding Students and Scholarship Programs

Washington, DC (May 25, 2017)—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 third annual Dreams to Success Awards Dinner May 24. The event was held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. Rodney […]