Sponsoring Institution: Scholarship America

Type: College Scholarship


Be at least 17 years of age.
Be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), or individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA).
Have received a high school diploma or the equivalent from a U.S. school by September 2021.
Have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2022.
Plan to enrol in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2022-2023 academic year.
Be studying to obtain an Associate’s or first Bachelor’s degree.
Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
Demonstrate financial need.

Application Deadline: Mid- October 3:00pm CT (4:00pm EST)

Highlight: Are you dreaming big?… hoping to go to college or university to be able to make your dreams come true?… but stressing that the financial burden of college may hold you back? Are you also planning to enter higher education for the 2022-2023 academic year having had completed or expecting to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2022? Well, if so, don’t let the financial burden of college stop you from making sure your future can happen, and apply for the Scholarship America Dream Award today. This scholarship offers awards in amounts ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 that can help you pay for your second year and beyond of either your two- or four-year college. Although there is a minimum GPA requirement (between 3.0 and 4.0),  awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin —  meaning it doesn’t matter who you are! If you are eligible you have an equal opportunity to access these life-changing scholarship awards that could allow you to alleviate the pressure of college expenses and focus on your future!  As Mahatma Gandhi once said “The future depends on what we do in the present” so why not take action now to alleviate the financial burden of college and focus on your future! Apply for this scholarship award today and start shaping your future!

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