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Scholarship Information

College Scholarships

Walmart Associate Scholarships

Description: Scholarships are not available to the public, the Walmart Foundation is for aspiring students by supporting organizations such as the American Indian College Fund, Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund, Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Thurgood Marshall College Fund and others. 

Website:  http://giving.walmart.com/associate-scholarships

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

Description:  150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.   The application will reopen on August 1, 2018, for students who will be high school seniors at that time.

Website: http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

Description: Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2015-2016 academic year. Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. Special consideration will be given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency-preparedness.

Website: https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/axa-achievement/

Basif/Alfred Chisholm Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Description: GPA of 3.0, HBCUs, College Sophomore, Junior or Senior, Science, Math, Accounting Majors, Essay, Official Transcript, 2 Letters of  recommendation.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/basf-alfred-chisholm-endowed-memorial-scholarship-111_182311.aspx

Horatio Alger State Scholarship

Description: Must be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2018 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation, have a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution).Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required). Must be involved in co-curricular and community service activities and maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and. Be a United States citizen

Website: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/

Frito Lay

Description: 2.5 GPA, Attend 4 Year College, Performing or Visual Arts Major, Complete FAFSA, Complete Application, 2 Recommendations.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/frito-lay-arts-scholarship-111_189593.aspx

New Jersey Tuition Aid Grant

Description: Complete the FAFSAEstablish an NJFAMS account. Answer the NJ state-specific questions.

Website: http://www.hesaa.org/Pages/NJGrantsHome.aspx

Niche "No Essay" College Scholarship
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Description: 9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate student including adult students. Legal resident of the U.S. Currently in school or planning to start school within the next 12 months.

Website: http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/

Liberty Mutual

Description: 3.0 GPA, Enrolled in 4 Year College, demonstrate unmet financial need, U.S. Citizen.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/liberty-mutual-scholarship-111_187486.aspx

Intel Scholarship Program

Description: African American, Junior, Senior, Master’s Program, 3.0 GPA, FAFSA, 2 letters of Recommendation, Essay, Official Transcript.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/intel-scholarship-program-111_185835.aspx

The Jackie Robinson Foundation

Description: Students must be graduating high school seniors, United States citizenship, Minimum of a 1,000 on the SAT or 21 on the ACT.

Website: http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/

John Starks Foundation “3 Point Scholarship”

Description: Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale (or the equivalent). 2). Financial Need – attach copies of head of household’s most recent tax returns. 3). Commitment to community service – attach a detailed list your activities. Please submit the following with your completed application: A). An official high school transcript (originals only) – in a sealed envelope. B). Two (2) letters of recommendation – school official, current or former employer, and community leader will be accepted.

Website: http://www.johnstarks.org/docs/3_Point_Scholarship_Application.pdf

NASCAR Wendell Scott

Description: Majoring in Business related disciplines, Communications, Engineering, Information Technology or Sports Management. Full time student at a 4 year college, submit application, resume, essay and transcript.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/nascar-wendell-scott-sr-scholarship-111_165715.aspx

Niche $1,000 December Scholarship
Retha M. Ford

Description: Attend UNCF Institution, English Major, Demonstrate unmet financial needs, 2.5 GPA, Application, Essay, Transcript, Reference Form.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/retha-m-ford-scholarship-for-english-majors-111_189580.aspx

Rhythm Nations/Janet Jackson Endowed Scholarship

Description: UNCF Member Institutions, Communication Majors, 2.5 GPA, Completed Application Profile, Essay.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/rhythm-nation-janet-jackson-scholarship-111_185841.aspx

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships

Description: Be a high-school senior of African descent (for example, African American, African, or Ethiopian).Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation. Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).Demonstrate a passion for technology.Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community.Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.Require financial assistance to attend college.

Website: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx

Jim McKay Graduate Scholarship Program

Description:Have an overall gpa of 3.500 or better (based on a maximum 4.000), or the equivalent in other recognized grading systems;Be enrolled in graduate study at an NCAA member institution or be a graduating senior committed to enrolling in a graduate degree program within five years of being named a McKay Scholar;Demonstrate efforts in the communication field or have an interest beyond their major to contribute to sports communication;

Website:  http://www.ncaa.org/jim-mckay-graduate-scholarship-program

TMCF Lowe's Gap Scholarship

Description: Graduating college Senior, Attend one of the TMCF’s 47 member-school.  Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident alien.

Website: http://tmcf.org/our-scholarships/current-scholarships/tmcf-lowes-gap-scholarship/5459

Niche $500 Community College Scholarship
Rhythm Nations/Janet Jackson Endowed Scholarship

Description: UNCF Member Institutions, Communication Majors, 2.5 GPA, Completed Application Profile, Essay.

Website: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/rhythm-nation-janet-jackson-scholarship-111_185841.aspx

Sixt Scholars Program

Sixt rent a car is pleased to offer five high school seniors graduating in 2019 the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship and become a Sixt scholar. The program is designed to assist high school students who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.  Deadline 11/30/2018. Visit https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/


Community resources for scholarships:

Check out your local rotary club, NAACP branch, and local associations for scholarships.

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