Celebrate College Signing Day 2016 On April 26

For those who follow college sports, “signing day” is a longtime tradition and source of excitement. On that day, highly regarded athletic recruits across the nation officially announce where they’ll attend school and play football, basketball or their sport of choice. But choosing a college isn’t only exciting if you’re an athlete. For every student, […]

Local Affiliates Get a Big Boost through Renewable Awards, Matching Grant Program

When you have an ambitious goal, it’s vital to have a mentor or support network to turn to for assistance and advice. That’s why, three years ago, Scholarship America created the Dollars for Scholars Matching Grant Program – an initiative to help Dollars for Scholars affiliates offer more renewable scholarships. By providing matching (challenge) grants, […]

2016 Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund Open for Student Applications through April 1

Scholarship America announced today that the Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund, to assist outstanding high school seniors from Connecticut who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs, 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 […]

Wells Fargo Supports Veterans With $2 Million to Scholarship America

Launches scholarship and emergency grant programs for veterans SAN FRANCISCO, January 4, 2016 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has committed $2 million over the next four years to Scholarship America to develop and implement the Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program and the Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program. The needs-based scholarships and grants […]

Scholarship America Earns 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Scholarship America is proud to announce it has earned a 4-star rating — the highest possible — from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  This is the 13th time that Scholarship America has earned this top distinction since Charity Navigator began rating nonprofit organizations in 2002. Charity Navigator’s objective, data-driven analysis awards only the […]

Announcing Dollars for Scholars Affiliate Award Winners

Across the country, Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars affiliates are busy hosting financial aid workshops, running fundraising events and partnering with other organizations in the community – all to enable students to pursue their postsecondary education goals. Scholarship America honors this incredible work through its Affiliate Awards program, and we couldn’t be more excited to […]

Scholarship America Names Robert C. Ballard as President & CEO

Former USA Funds executive to take the helm of national nonprofit as focus on college affordability takes the national spotlight. MINNEAPOLIS (October 5, 2015) – Scholarship America® is proud to announce the hiring of its new President & CEO, Robert C. (Bob) Ballard, effective September 21, 2015. Mr. Ballard has more than 30 years of […]