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Scholarships and other Resources

Governmental Funding Sources:

www.Heab.state.wi.us

www.Fafsa.ed.gov

FTC Consumer Alert:

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0082-scholarship-and-financial-aid...

Websites

Try these websites for more information about scholarships, financial aid, and more.

College Navigator A college finder from the National Center for Education Studies

UNCF “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”® For more than seven decades, this has been the principle that has led UNCF to be the nation's leading advocate for the importance of minority education and community engagement.

College contacts for students with disabilities

https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/youthservices/college. The  DCF Scholarship Program provides scholarships for post high school education and training programs for youth presently or formerly in out-of-home care. The Department of Children and Families (DCF) administers the scholarship program.

www.collegegreenlight.com Connects first generation and underrepresented students to caring colleges, generous scholarships, and life-changing counselors and mentors.

https://www.petersons.com Information about the school you're considering attending, tips and strategies for test prep, help with preparing your student loans, researching universities, or information on what college life is like.

College Board - Career paths and college majors

The 10 best sites to look for scholarships from USA Today

www.collegescholarships.com For students of all ages to make it as easy as possible to pursue post-secondary education. Find money for college as well as learn about the entire financial aid process.

FinAid.org Comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools

www.gocollege.com Help for current and soon to be college students on the complexity of the admissions and financial-aid process.

www.hsf.net Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible.

UW Help  Assistance maneuvering through the UW system for students of all ages.

UNIGO, College Search, Scholarship Search, Statistics, and Reviews

Scholarships

Just Announced: Bucky's Tuition Promise UW–Madison pledges to cover four years of tuition and segregated fees for any incoming freshman from Wisconsin whose family’s annual household adjusted gross income is $56,000 or less.

Milwaukee NARI Foundation Remodeling Industry Scholarship Applications are due to the Foundation by June 15, 2018.

Microsoft Tuition Scholarship Microsoft offers a scholarship with partial tuition to be covered for one academic year. Applicants must be pursuing a Computer Science/Engineering or related STEM degree, and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Deadline: February 8, 2018.

The MPS Foundation is proud to offer a number of scholarships to assist MPS graduates as they pursue their college degrees. Scholarship Applications close on February 16, 2018.

Educators Credit Union is providing $70,000 in scholarships to high school seniors. Deadline for applications is February 27, 2018.

The Jack Cooke Kent Foundation offers a Young Scholars Program scholarship for students in grade 7, and also a senior scholarship that totals up to $40,000 per year!

An extensive list of scholarships is available from the District of Columbia College Access Program. Be sure to check each scholarship website for details about deadlines and application requirements.

Raise Me Micro-Scholarships Get scholarships from colleges for your achievements in high school.

UW-Stevens Point: The Noel Compass Scholarship Minority students attending specific high schools in Milwaukee and Racine who will be attending UW-Stevens Point may be nominated by their school for this scholarship. The scholarship program provides full college expenses and an opportunity to gain a valuable education and work experience

NurseRecruiter.com Scholarship is open to anyone enrolled at an accredited nursing degree program. Deadline is January 15. Award amounts vary between $1000 to $5000 and we will be selecting and announcing scholarship grant recipients every semester.

Wendy’s High School Heisman Applications open in March.

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards Presented by: Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Alverno Scholarships Applications available now for 2018

Cardinal Stritch Scholarships Deadlines vary

The Elks National Foundation Scholarships and Grants Deadlines vary

American Foreign Service Association Various deadlines. Applications open in December

Financial Aid and Scholarships for students with learning and attention issues

UW-Eau Claire scholarships Deadlines of December and February

STEM Scholarships from the Department of Defense (DoD) to support students pursuing technical degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

UW Madison Scholarships  Deadlines vary

Marine Credit Union Scholarship Programs

UW-Milwaukee Alumni Association Scholarships  Deadlines vary