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As a school counselor, you’re the de facto scholarship expert for your students, sharing information and inspiration with them as they prepare for college. Here you’ll find articles, tools, and other resources to get your students the most accurate, helpful scholarship info possible.

Your destination for school counselor resources.

As school counselors, your days are fast-paced and hectic. We know it’s a challenge to stay current on all the scholarship information out there. That’s why we’re committed to delivering you the advice, best practices, opportunities, and tips your students need to fund their education.

Scholarships for All Your Students

Check out our complete list of scholarships and share them with your students.

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How Do Scholarships Work?

Check out this peek behind the curtain to see what happens before and after students submit their applications to Scholarship America.

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The Best Scholarship Application Tips from Students, Experts + Insiders

Learn tips and tricks on how to be as efficient as possible during the scholarship application process.

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Decoding Financial Aid Part 1: FAFSA

Financial aid for college is confusing. Make sure you and your students both have a strong understanding of how the system works with this resource.

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From Students for Students

Student Story

Student Story: Phuong Tran Nguyen

Phuong Tran Nguyen is the recipient of multiple scholarships throughout her undergrad career at the University of North Dakota. PT was always a curious, confident student who prioritized her education, even as a 6-year-old in ELL (English Language Learner) classes. In this video exclusively for Scholarship America, she’s sharing her top tips for students as they apply to scholarship opportunities.

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About Scholarship America

At Scholarship America, We Believe Knowledge is Power.

We’re a nonprofit that’s all about helping students easily apply to scholarships to pay for college with less stress.

  • Our mission is to eliminate barriers to educational success so that any student can pursue their dream. Everything we do ladders up to this mission.
  • There are $50 billion in scholarships given out each year. While this is exciting, it can also be overwhelming for students. We help counselors find the opportunities that best align with their students’ unique priorities and goals.
  • We’ve awarded scholarships to almost 3 million students and believe your most deserving students could be next!

There’s a scholarship out there for everyone; and our job is to help you empower and educate your students so they can apply for the opportunities that best suit them.

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