Sponsoring Institution: College Board
Type: Progressive Task Lottery
• Attend a public, private, or home school, located in one of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or any other U.S. territories
• Are/were, as of December 1, 2020, juniors in high school (i.e., students in their third year of secondary school); and
• Have a College Board online account.
• NOTE: at least half of all scholarships (over $2 million) will be designated for students whose families earn less than $60K/year.
Application Deadline: Draws are monthly and happen at the end of each month. Annual draw happens in February.
Highlight: Are you in grade 12 and nervous about applying for college and the college application process? Is the thought of financing your college expenses daunting? Well then the Opportunity Scholarship by the CollegeBoard may be perfect to alleviate a few of these stresses! The CollegeBoard scholarship breaks down your college journey into six golden opportunities to organise your college process whilst being in for a chance to win a $500 prize. The steps to win a CollegeBoard scholarship include: Building Your College List of at least 6 colleges, practicing for the SAT, exploring scholarships, strengthen your college list, completing the FAFSA (Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the most important step you can take to get money to help pay for college.), applying to colleges and completing your journey. By completing all 6 steps, each month you are entered into a prize draw with the chance to win $500 that could go towards any of your college expenses. By just organising your college application process, you could get rewarded! So why not take this opportunity and apply today, because even if you don’t win a prize, you still win the prize of an organised and structured college application process- relieving you of many of your application worries! It is said that “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet” so why not start preparing today to see what opportunities may come your way! Apply today for your CollegeBoard scholarship to start your application process!