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Scholarships

Please read each scholarship eligibility requirements carefully and go to the website for more information.  As always, please come to the CCC (room 313) or email Ms. Nou if you have questions.

NOTE:  This is only a highlight of scholarships.  For a more extensive list, please visit your Naviance and other scholarship resources listed below.

 

Chegg $1,000 Monthly Scholarship: DUE at the end of each month

 

CBCF Spouses Education Scholarship Fund (Deadline: May 18, 2018 11:59 pm EST)

Award: Varies ($500 - $8,200)

 

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
  • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities
  • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students
  • For more information, https://cbcfinc.academicworks.com/opportunities/321

 

B. Davis Scholarship (Deadline: May 22)

Award: $1,000

 

 

Wyzant Scholarship Contest (Deadline: May 31)

Award: Max of $10,000

 

 

Scholarship for People with Disabilities (Deadline: May 31)

Award: $1,000

 

 

Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship (Deadline: June 1st)

Award: $1,200 to $2,500 per year

  • This is a scholarship for minority students who are the child or grandchild of a union member. Students must plan to attend a MnSCU institution. The scholarship is renewable for two years for community and technical colleges, and four years for undergraduate work at a university.
  • Minority union member or the son, daughter, grandchild, or spouse of a minority union member
  • Enroll in a program at a MnSCU two- or four-year institution.
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Meet the academic and admission standards of the school where the scholarship will be used
  • Application and more information: http://nelliestone.org/scholarship-program

 

 

Association on American Indian Affairs Scholarships: (Deadline: June 1)

Award: Max award of $2,500

 

 

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship (Deadline: June 15)

Award: $2,500
 

  • The Horatio Alger Scholarship provides financial assistance to students in who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity and who aspire to pursue career or technical training.
  • Have completed high school (or earned a GED)
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2018
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Application and more information: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/

 

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarship: (Deadline: June 15)

Award: Up to $3,000

 

  • For African American students intending to major in the science or technology field at specific universities.
  • African-American, undergraduate student majoring (or intending to major) in a technical field of study (i.e., engineering, math, science, etc.),
  • Be enrolled (or identify his or her intention to enroll) at one of the predominantly Black colleges or universities listed below, and
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • For more information, http://www.dfbsstscholarship.org/dfb_sch.html

 

NAEHCY Scholarship: (Postmarked or Email Deadline: June 30)

Award: Varies

 

  • For students who have been homeless during their K-12 attendance. Applicant must be under the age of 21 prior to the application due date;
  • Applicant must be actively pursuing post-secondary education;
  • Applicant must be homeless or have been homeless at any time during their school attendance. Parameters on homeless status are defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act (see below).
  • For more information, http://naehcy.org/scholarship-application/
 
College Covered Scholarship Drawing: (July 9th, 2018)
 
Scholarship Sweepstakes: Your students and parents still have a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship from Discover Student Loans! The next drawing is July 9, so  visit Scholarship.CollegeCovered.com to enter.
 
 

 

*Notes new scholarships recently added.

 

SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES

 

Recommended sites:

Naviance:  http://henry.mpls.k12.mn.us/naviance_2

College Greenlight:         www.collegegreenlight.com

College Board:   https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

Niche:   https://colleges.niche.com/scholarships/

Unigo:   www.unigo.com

 

Other sites:

Scholarship Experts:       www.scholarshipexperts.com

Scholarships.com:            www.scholarships.com

CollegeNet:        www.collegenet.com

CollegeView:     www.collegeview.com

FastWeb:             www.fastweb.com