SOS College Resources

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides 4-year college scholarships to underrepresented populations. However, JRF is not simply a scholarship – they offer “peer and professional mentoring, internship placement, extensive leadership training, international travel and community service options, the conveyance of practical life skills, and a myriad of networking opportunities.”

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Gates Millenium Scholars

In this site, scholars are reviewed in 3 areas: Academic Achievement, Leadership Potential, and Community Service.

Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they:

• Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American;
• Are a citizen/legal permanent resident or nationals of the United States;
• Have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (un-weighted);
• Will be enrolling for the first-time at a U.S. accredited* college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student in the fall of 2010; or GED
• Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities;
• Meet the Federal Pell Grant* eligibility criteria; and
• Have all three forms (Nominee Personal Information Form completed by the student, Nominator Form completed by an educator familiar with the student’s academic record and a Recommender Form completed by a person familiar with the student’s leadership and community service) submitted by the deadline.

Applications are due in January.

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College Board Scholarship Search

College Board Scholarship Search

This site  also aims to find annual scholarships tailored specifically to YOU. It boasts a large database of scholarships (2,300 sources of college funding). It should be noted that this scholarship-search engine should not to be used in place of Fastweb.com, but it is a good supplementary resource.

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Fastweb

Fastweb

Create a comprehensive profile on this valuable scholarship-searching resource and get matched with scholarships perfect for YOU! You will get notified year-round when new scholarships you qualify for become available and when deadlines are approaching. Fastweb reports that “1 in 3 college-bound seniors use Fastweb to find cash for school,” and for good reason: this site is easy to use, has a huge scholarship database, and an efficient matching system. You can begin using this site in high school(any year) and even continue using this site while attending college.

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