Enabling Student Success through Emergency Aid Programs

For students pursuing their postsecondary dreams, entering school is only half the journey. Finishing their degree is just as important. It’s a path that can yield a lifetime of benefits, from personal well-being to societal prosperity. Yet, for many, the cost of college remains too high. That’s where emergency grant programs, offered by institutions nationwide, […]

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 […]