There are many major scholarships available to under-represented students. Here are just a few…
2014-2015 Major Scholarship Deadlines
September 26, 2014
Application is now open
Only U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible to receive College Match scholarships to partner colleges (with the exception of Brown, Pomona, Princeton, and Yale, who may consider applications from students who are not U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents). Students who are not U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents can still use the QuestBridge application, be chosen as QuestBridge finalists, and participate in the Regular Decision process.
Although only U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents are generally eligible for College Match scholarship packages, our partner colleges will consider allstudents who apply through the Regular Decision process, regardless ofcitizenship status. Each year, many QuestBridge applicants who are not U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents gain acceptance and financial aid to our partner colleges via the Regular Decision process.
October 31, 2014
The Coca Cola Scholarship Program
The application is now open.
U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Temporary Residents (in a legalization program); Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees;
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program
Competitive scholarship for top seniors. Opens September. Due November.
December 15, 2014
Application opens September 1
With exception, of Gates Millennium, your Hispanic Scholarship application services as the one master application for dozens of scholarships. Your applications need to be in as soon as possible to meet various deadlines. For other major scholarships and their deadlines: http://www.hsf.net/innerContent.aspx?id=426
Officially: Be a U.S. citizen OR legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551
Others can apply.
November 17, 2014
All can apply if you have 3.0 GPA and higher.
For freshmen and transfer students.
January 14, 2015
THE GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS PROGRAM
The application is now open.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:59 pm EST deadline
January 15, 2015
U.S. citizenship or permanent residency
February 10, 2015 for freshman (Check for specific date, 2015 date not yet posted)
May 10, 2015 for transfers and graduate students
Norman Topping Student Aid Fund at University of Southern California.
February 17, 2015 (Exact 2015
GE-Ronald Reagan Scholarship
Application opens November 14
Each year, roughly 20 Scholars will receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient.
March 1, 2015
Hispanic College Fund.
Application closes March 1
Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident; or, have graduated from a high school in the U.S. after having attended at least three years
Ideally GPA 3.0 or higher.