Bonnie Melville Joins Scholarship America as Vice President of Operations

Scholarship America, Inc., the nation’s largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, today announced Bonnie Melville has joined the organization as Vice President of Operations. Melville has been involved in higher education since early in her career, from focusing on postsecondary institutes as a CPA and senior accountant for Ernst & Young, to extensive volunteer […]

Scholarship America Signs Onto Nationwide Student Aid Support Letter

576 organizations representing students, educators, advocates, consumers, institutions, and employers submit letter to Congress urging protection of student aid Scholarship America, the nation’s largest private education support organization, has joined 575 other signatories in urging Congress to “protect the federal student loan program and strengthen Pell Grants, which are the nation’s most important investment in higher education.” […]

Scholarship America Elects Three to Board of Trustees

Board additions include Fortune 100 executive; two former Scholarship America scholarship recipients MINNEAPOLIS (March 24, 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: Charlene Hinton, IT Risk Assurance Consultant, Ernst & Young, […]

Scholarship America Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

(Minneapolis, MN – March 2, 2017) – Scholarship America’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency has once again earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  Scholarship America’s rating and other information about charitable giving are available on www.charitynavigator.org. Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has […]

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 […]