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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Niche
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 17
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away more than $100,000 in scholarships this year including this $10,000 scholarship!
How to apply
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Grammarly
Description
Grammarly makes you a better writer by finding and correcting up to 10× more mistakes than your word processor. They can not only help you with your essays - they're now offering $1,000 scholarship for your education!
How to apply
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DC Tuition Assistance Grant ProgramUp to $10,000
Deadline
June 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
Government of the District of Columbia
DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program
441 4th Street NW, Suite 350 North
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents who have lived in the District of Columbia for at least 12 months prior to the beginning of their freshman year of college. Applicants must also either plan to or be currently enrolled at least half-time in an undergraduate or certificate program.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Delta Sigma Theta Washington Alumnae Chapter ScholarshipsVaries
Deadline
March 14
Renewable
No
Offered by
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.-Washington, DC Alumnae Chapter
P.O. Box 90202
Washington, DC 20090-0202
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Washington, DC residents who are attending Washington, DC public or private high schools. They must be graduating seniors at the time of application and must have taken the SAT or ACT.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, copy of ACT or SAT scores, proof of family income, two letters of recommendation, autobiographic sketch and transcript with GPA are required.
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$1,000
Deadline
May 1
Offered by
Chegg
Description
Excited for college? Chegg wants to know what part of college your most looking forward to and why. Take two minutes to apply for $1,000 - You could be this month’s winner!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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District of Columbia Tuition Assistance Grant$2,500-$10,000
Deadline
June 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
DC Tuition Assistance Grant Office
441 4th Street NW
Suite 450 North
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of Washington, DC for at least 12 months before the start of their freshman year of college, high school graduates or GED recipients, enrolled at least half-time at an eligible institution, and be 24 years of age or younger. Applicants must maintain satisfactory academic progress, not have defaulted on student loans, have registered with the Selective Service, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have not already received a B.A. or B.S., and have not been incarcerated. The award provides up to $10,000 a year for the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public four year institutions in the U.S. and up to $2,500 per year for private colleges in DC, private Historically Black Colleges and Universities or two-year colleges nationwide.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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HSF/BB&T Charitable ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
November 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
1411 W. 190th Street
Suite 325
Los Angeles, CA 90248
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents and full-time undergraduate students. They must be attending an accredited, four-year postsecondary institution located in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. They must reside in or attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC or West Virginia. They must be sophomores who are enrolled in a degree program in liberal arts, law or business and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, supporting materials and submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are required.
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Margaret A. Pemberton ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
April 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Black Nurses Association of Greater Washington, DC Area Inc.
P.O. Box 55285
Washington, DC 20040
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, be graduating seniors who are students at a Washington, DC high school and be accepted into a National League for Nursing bachelor's degree program at a U.S. postsecondary institution. They must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, official transcript, copy of college acceptance letter and two recommendation letters are required.
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Mary Graham Lasley Scholarship CompetitionVaries
Deadline
Unknown
Renewable
No
Offered by
Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria
2121 Eisenhower Avenue
Suite 608
Alexandria, VA 22314
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate music students who are Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC residents or students at colleges, universities or conservatories in Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC. Students must be 25 years of age or younger. Prior first place winners may not reenter.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, resume and $25 entry fee are required.
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 30
Offered by
Harris Poll Online
Description
Become a member of the Harris Poll Online and you could receive money for college just by taking simple surveys. Each survey you take gets you an entry to the scholarship drawing!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship Varies
Deadline
May 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington, DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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NACA Mid Atlantic Undergraduate Scholarship for Student LeadersVaries
Deadline
March 31, first 75 applicants only
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, Eastern Pennsylvania or Washington, DC.
How to apply
Applications are available online. Only the first 75 applicants are considered.
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