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Cincinnati Public Schools will list scholarships available to CPS students as information becomes available to us.


Scholarship Resources

Careeronestop.com

This U.S. Department of Labor resource offers 8,000-plus scholarships that can be filtered for level of study, award type, amount, location, gender and deadline.

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Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation

The Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation partners with businesses, foundations and individual donors to provide college scholarships to Greater Cincinnati area students.

See list of scholarships and apply.


The College Grants Database

This site offers information on grants.

Grants information

FastWeb.com

This database is free to sign up and hosts more than 1.5 million scholarships, which have resulted in more than $3.4 billion in funding.

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OhioMeansJobs.com

Users can save searches and narrow results from the more than 1.5 million scholarships listed and adjust information such as major, year in school, GPA, home zip code, and college or university to meet specific scholarship criteria.

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Scholarships

College Board Opportunity Scholarships

The College Board has created a $25-million scholarship program to guide students through the college-planning process, with incentives offered to earn money for college at specific steps along the way.

  • The program lays out six key steps students can take to plan for college entrance. By completing each step, students earn chances for scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000.
  • Students who complete all six steps can earn a chance at a $40,000 scholarship.
  • The program is open to high school juniors (Class of 2020).
  • $2.5 million each year will be awarded to students whose families earn less than $60,000 annually.

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Scholarship Flier

Course Hero 2019 Veteran Scholarship

Course Hero is offering a $5,000 scholarship to a retired, honorably discharged or active duty service member of the United States military, or who has a family member of such service.

  • Award: $5,000
  • Award Frequency: One Recipient every six months
  • Deadline: December 31, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Permanent Legal U.S. Resident
  • Military affiliation:
    • Retired, honorably discharged or active duty service members of any branch of the United States military, including the United States Army and Reserves, United States Navy and Reserves, United States Air Force and Reserves, United States Marine Corps and Reserves, United States Coast Guard and Reserves, the National Guard and Air National Guard, or spouses, children or family members of such service members
  • At least 16 years old
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
  • Currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a two-year or four-year accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university, or vocational, technical or private career institution in the United States, as listed on the U.S. Department of Education website.
  • Must submit an essay — 500 words or less.

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Course Hero 2019 Rise Up Scholarship for First-Generation College Students

Course Hero is offering a $5,000 scholarship to first-generation college students.

  • Award: $5,000
  • Award Frequency: One Recipient every six months
  • Deadline: December 31, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Permanent Legal U.S. Resident
  • At least one parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups: African American, Hispanic American, Native American or Asian American
  • High school seniors, undergraduate students, or community college students transferring to a four-year accredited college or university in the United States, as listed on the U.S. Department of Education website
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
  • Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community
  • Require financial assistance to attend college

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Scholarship Opportunities for Undocumented/DACA Students

DREAMers RoadMap

App and website with scholarship info for DACA/undocumented students. Many scholarships are state/locality specific so be sure to read all information.

Scholarship Information


 

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