Scholarship America Adds Three Distinguished Trustees To Board

Nation’s leading nonprofit scholarship organization adds higher-education experts and Fortune 500 executives to its governing board MINNEAPOLIS (March 1, 2017) – Scholarship America®, the nation’s leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization, is pleased to announce the election of three new members to its national Board of Trustees. They are: Michael Davis, human-resources executive and […]

2017 Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund Open for Student Applications through April 1

MINNEAPOLIS (Feb. 3, 2017) – Scholarship America announced today that the Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund, which assists outstanding high school seniors from Connecticut who plan to pursue postsecondary education, is now open for its fourth year of student applications. Each recipient is awarded a $1,500 scholarship, renewable for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned. […]

Dr. Irving A. Fradkin, Founder of Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars, Dies at 95

MINNEAPOLIS – November 21, 2016 – Dr. Irving A. Fradkin, the visionary leader responsible for founding the nation’s largest nonprofit scholarship organization, died at home on Saturday, November 19, 2016 in Fall River, Massachusetts. He was 95 years old and still serving as an active member of Scholarship America’s Honor Roll Trustees. Fradkin was born […]

Scholarship America Now Accepting Applications for 2017 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 2017 Scholarship America Dream Award now through Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. Now in its fourth year, the Dream Award is Scholarship America’s unique renewable scholarship program for financially needy students who have […]

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2016 Dollars for Scholars Affiliate Award Winners Announced

With back-to-school season underway, students and families are heading in to another exciting academic year. Teachers and other mentors – including the nationwide network of nearly 500 Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars affiliates – are also getting ready for another year of supporting students. This all-in endeavor to help students reach their fullest potential is […]

Meet the 2016-2017 Scholarship America Dream Award Recipients

Too often, student scholarship support dries up after freshman year. Scholarship America’s Dream Award is a renewable scholarship fund for students in their sophomore year and beyond — with growing, renewable awards that help ensure talented students can afford to complete the degree programs they’ve started. We are thrilled to announce the eight recipients of […]

From Student to Shark Tank: How Scholarships Made a Difference for Shaan

At Scholarship America, we’re committed to helping students start and finish their postsecondary education. Programs like theScholarship America Dream Award provide impactful, renewable awards that keep students on track to complete their degrees. And our national Dollars for Scholars network brings together more than 500 affiliates that support local students through hometown awards, financial aid […]

Supported By Scholarship America, Bill to Provide Emergency Aid to California Community College Students Passes First Committee

Assemblymember David Chiu’s AB 2822 helps ensure community college students complete their course of study despite unexpected financial emergencies. Sacramento, CA – The Assembly Higher Education Committee voted to pass Assemblymember David Chiu’s Assembly Bill 2822, which would help ensure that California community college students pursue their educational goals despite unforeseen financial emergencies by providing […]