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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 […]

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 […]