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Graced By Grit Awards Scholarships to Female Athletes

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Let’s hear it for girl power! Female student-athletes excelling in sports and academics, the GRACEDBYGRIT Foundation Scholarship Fund has their back. The fund supports female athletes pursuing collegiate sports. The $5,000 scholarship is paid to the recipient who has demonstrated GRIT by overcoming obstacles and adversity in their personal lives. Eligibility:  Female athlete pursuing sports at the…

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Grab These Scholarships for HBCUs

College Jumpstart Scholarship
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May 1st marked the last day to commit to most colleges and universities. Now that students are in, it’s time to pay for it! If your student is planning on attending a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) or is currently enrolled, here are two scholarships to keep on the radar. The Thurgood Marshall College…

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Breakthrough Junior Challenge Offers $250,000 Scholarship

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Students who can create a cool video of themselves explaining math or science concepts have the opportunity to win a $250,000 college scholarship. Khan Academy’s partnering with the Breakthrough Junior Challenge to offer the video contest. They invite students ages 13 through 18 to create a short video, no more than three minutes long, explaining…

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Foreclosure.com Offers Scholarship

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For students who know how to nail an essay, here’s an interesting scholarship opportunity. Foreclosure.com offers an essay contest with a first-place prize of $2,500. Second and third place winners will receive $500. Students will need to write an essay explaining the impact of COVID-19 on Foreclosures in the US residential housing market. Essays should…

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2021 Golden Women Scholarships Available

Golden Women Foundation
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Great scholarship opportunity for women who are enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited U.S. college, university, trade school, or educational courses needed for state licensure. The Golden Women Scholarship provides scholarships based on need and exceptional citizenship. Applicants must 13 years old or older should be active in their community through volunteer efforts.…

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Political and Public Service Scholarship Available for Black Women

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The BlackGirl44 Scholarship offers $1,000 to Black/African-American women college students and recent grads who have secured an internship in politics or public service for Summer 2021.  To be eligible, students: Must be a Black/African-American woman enrolled in an accredited college/university (which includes but is not limited to undergraduate four-year programs, community colleges, vocational and trade…

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Check Out 2021 LA County Arts Internship Openings

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Summer’s right around the corner and internships are a great way for college students to gain experience and network during those months off. If interested, they should check out the first round of positions available for the LA County 2921 Arts Internship program. The program is open to currently enrolled undergraduate (2 or 4-year) and…

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Experience Berkeley Program Accepting Applications from High School and Transfer Students

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If UC Berkeley is your student’s dream school, Experience Berkeley is a free 6-month program that provides Black, Latino, & Native American high school juniors with mentors, tools, and resources to complete a competitive UC college application and the opportunity to get a close, personal look at UC Berkeley. For transfer students, the program is a semester long. The program,…

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College Admissions Essay Coaching Scholarship

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Update: New round of scholarships available. Deadline to apply May 15, 2021. Getting into one’s dream college is a combination of hard work, good grades, the right classes, extracurricular activities, recommendations, and the application itself. Students are trying to show who they are as high school students and the potential they have as college students.…

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2021 Summer Programs for High School Students

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Hard to believe, but our second summer of COVID is coming up. Many summer opportunities will be conducted remotely, but still offer an excellent opportunity for students to explore subject matters that interest them. So check out the programs below, many are free! Annenberg Youth Academy for Media and Civic Engagement The Annenberg Youth Academy…

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