Scholarships That Help Families Get Through College

College is getting more and more expensive. Summer break is not a time to STOP thinking about college funding. There are Thousands of Scholarships that can help you go through college debt-free if you are ready to sign up for them.

My daughter’s friend has $80,000 in college debt and pays $800 a month now her hubby is graduated. That is tough when you have a mortgage and 4 children to raise. 


College Scholarships can help you pay not only tuition but housing, and textbooks can also be included. Let me help you with a list of awesome scholarships that do not require all A’s. Basically—search for scholarships until you graduate or all your college costs are paid—whichever comes first.

Best Reviews Design Scholarship…..This scholarship accepts any candidate who are either currently studying in high school or college or can prove they are enrolled to start at a future date.

Boise State WUE Award – $42,000 (Oct. 1st)

Clubs of America Scholarship Award…..$1,000 — Apply annually by August 31. You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply.

Courage To Grow….this monthly scholarship award of $500 is available to high school juniors and seniors, and college students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. You’ll have to submit a short essay.

Create Real Impact….your creative entry about distracted driving could win you a $500 or $1,500 prize. Along with the grand prizewinner of $1,500, the committee also chooses one Spanish language winner and one American Sign Language winner.

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Dell Scholars Program Scholarship…The Michel & Susan Dell Foundation created Dell Scholars to recognize and assist an underserved population—students in the academic middle from low-income households who are often among the first in their families to attend college.

Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway….Each year, Dr. Pepper releases $100,000 in tuition to eligible students. Unlike many of the other full-ride scholarships on this list, the Dr. Pepper tuition is a promotion for the brand.

It relies entirely on Facebook entries, and applicants need to pay close attention to their Facebook profile and apply via the social media app.

Fastweb……You’ll find high value scholarships that are easy to enter like Niche $2,000 No Essay Scholarship, and internships with companies like Apple, Google, Dreamworks, and even NASA!

Fifth Month Scholarship….Apply for this fun scholarship and you just might win $1500 towards college! 

Healthy America Award – $2,000 – Apply by August

Make Me Laugh Scholarship….If you love to make people laugh apply for this by August 31.

 Minecraft Inspired College Scholarship – $2,000 – Apply annually by July 31.

Niche No Essay College Scholarship..Open to all high school and college students.

Peck Law Firm Scholarship ~ Award: $2,000 Scholarship is open to any US citizen who will have graduated from high school before July 1, 2019.

The Parenting Pod Scholarship – $1,000 – Apply annually by July 31.

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship $30,000 (Deadline Sept. 15th)

Sutliff & Stout Annual Scholarship Contest

Shout It Out Scholarship….Have something on your mind? Let it out, or better yet SHOUT it out. Give your thoughts a voice and earn free college money at the same time. The “loudest” applicant will receive the $1,500 Shout It Out Scholarship reward.

The Gates Millennium Scholarship Program…..This full-ride award offers students a complete financial package that will cover all fees for the duration of their educational program. The grant is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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The USRA Scholarship Awards….. up to four scholarship awards all worth $4,000 to undergraduate students each fall.

You Deserve It Scholarship…..Offered by ScholarshipOwl, simply create an account on the scholarship-finding website, and you’ll be entered to win this $1,000 scholarship.

Voice of America Scholarship…..Applicants must write and record an essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year, that’s “What Makes America Great.” Amount: Up to $30,000

Women in Computing Scholarship… annual scholarship for women studying Computer Science and related Technology Majors.

Wounded Warrior Scholarship Program – Amount Varies

Youth Forward – Scholarship Opportunity….Award: $3,000  Deadline: September 1, 2019

Maybe you want to study abroad…check out these International Scholarships from

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 Don’t forget to take advantage of FAFSA!  It’s a great way to find out if you qualify for Free Federal Aid, and, if needed, it will help you to get a loan with very little interest (compared to other loans).

Scholarships change lives and help people pursue their dreams…don’t be shy get busy and make your dreams come true.

Good Luck!




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