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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.

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The College Grants Database

This site offers information on grants.

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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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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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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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BDPA Education & Technology Foundation Scholarship Program

BDPA Education & Technology Foundation’s Scholarship Program supports development of the best and brightest future information technology professionals worldwide through learning opportunities.

The scholarship program was developed to stimulate the interest of young people in the fields of science and technology, areas where youth from underserved communities are seriously underrepresented. The scholarships assist students in obtaining degrees from accredited institutions of high learning in the fields of computer science, mathematics and information technology related field.

STEM-based scholarship opportunities:

  • Johnson & Johnson:
    • The Johnson & Johnson Scholarship is open to any eligible college student.
    • $20,000 in scholarships will be awarded.
    • The Johnson & Johnson Scholarship seeks to provide financial assistance to any rising sophomore or higher student at a 4-year college or university.
    • Click here for the criteria and eligibility for the award.
  • Oracle:
    • $15,000 in scholarships offered
    • Scholarships are available to high school students (grade 12), community college students and undergraduate college students.
    • The student must be studying in a STEM-related curriculum.
    • The student must also be a BDPA member in good standing on or before July 15, 2019. (BDPA student membership is $25 annually.)
  • Bayer:
    • The Bayer Scholarship is offered for BDPA Students to any eligible college student.
    • $10,000 in scholarships will be awarded.
    • Bayer seeks to provide financial assistance to any graduating high school senior or current college student.
    • 2019 Application
  • Eli Lilly and Company:
    • The 13th annual Eli Lilly and Company Scholarship for BDPA Students is offered to any graduating high school student or current college student.
    • $8,000 in scholarships will be awarded.
    • Eli Lilly and Company seeks to provide financial assistance to any graduating high school senior or current college student.
    • Criteria and eligibility
  • Daugherty Business Solutions:
    • Daugherty Business Solutions seeks to support the career aspiration of BDPA students in the St. Louis area through their Wanda Everett Scholarship. The scholarship is offered to any eligible BDPA St. Louis student member.
    • $5,000 in scholarships will be awarded.
    • Daugherty will provide scholarships for outstanding students in the St. Louis metropolitan area that has an interest in pursuing or continuing a 2-year or 4-year academic program related to Information Technology at the undergraduate or graduate level.
    • Criteria and eligibility

The winning scholars will be announced at the 2019 BDPA Technology Conference on August 1-3 in Atlanta, Georgia.

The completed applications, typed essay, two letters of recommendation, official transcript and resume must be received on or before June 30, 2019Visit BETF

Ethics for Young People: 2019 Students of Integrity Scholarships

  • $1,000 scholarships for post-secondary education for high school Seniors from The BBB Center for Ethics.
  • BBB Center for Ethics gives scholarships to high school seniors every year.
  • To apply, create a 30-120 second video about a real or fictional ethical dilemma encountered in school or work.
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Deadline: Applications must be submitted online before 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time July 1, 2019.

Scholarships for Caregivers

The Caring.com Scholarship

The Student-Caregiver Scholarship from Caring.com provides financial assistance to students who are caring for an adult relative while enrolled in college. Two scholarships of $1,500 are awarded each year to student-caregivers to help cover costs of tuition and books.

Applicants must be:

  • full-time college students at an accredited two-or-four-year college or university in the United States, OR
  • full-time high school students who are registered to attend a qualifying institution the following semester.

Interested students can submit either a 1,500-word essay or a two-minute video addressing the following questions:

  • Who are you caring for and how are you involved as their caregiver?
  • How has your role as a caregiver influenced the decision for your major/career path?
  • How would this scholarship be helpful to you in your current student-caregiving role?

Deadline: 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time, June 30, 2019

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The SeniorHomes.com Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000 to two students.
  • Description: The SeniorHomes.com Caregiver Scholarship is intended for students who are passionate about helping seniors live healthy lives and are pursuing careers in senior care. The award can be used toward tuition and/or books.
  • Applicant Eligibility: Applicants must be actively enrolled in or accepted to attend a U.S. college or university and pursuing a career in senior care.
  • Application Requirements: Applicants must submit either a 500-word essay or 2-3 minute video addressing a topic related to elder care.

Deadline: Applications for the Fall 2019 award will be due in July.

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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.

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