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Freshman-specific scholarships?

Hello! I'll be a college freshman soon, and I'm on the hunt for scholarships. Are there any scholarships specifically for freshmen that I should be aware of? Any info would be helpful, thank you!

7 months ago

Hello! There are definitely scholarships specifically geared towards college freshmen. Many organizations and foundations offer scholarships to help students with their transition into college. Here's a list of some scholarships that you may find helpful:

1. Coca-Cola Scholars Program: This is a national, merit-based scholarship that awards $20,000 to high-achieving students who display leadership abilities and show service activities in their community and school.

2. Dell Scholars Program: This program offers $20,000 and additional support to students who exhibit strong academic potential, perseverance, and a need for financial assistance.

3. Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship: This scholarship offers up to $40,000 per year for high-achieving, low-income students planning to attend a four-year college or university.

4. Buick Achievers Scholarship Program: This scholarship awards up to $25,000 per year to high school seniors or current college students who are majoring in eligible STEM fields and demonstrate an interest in automotive engineering.

5. Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway: Students submit a video explaining how they plan to make an impact in their community, and winners can receive up to $100,000 in tuition assistance.

In addition to these national programs, many colleges and universities offer scholarships specifically for incoming freshmen. These scholarships are usually merit-based or require a separate application. Be sure to check with your school's financial aid office or their website for these opportunities.

Also, don't hesitate to explore local and regional scholarships, as they often have fewer applicants and can be a great source of financial assistance.

Lastly, websites like Fastweb, Cappex, Scholarships.com, and Bold.org are useful resources to find more scholarships you may be eligible for. Make sure to check them out and create a profile to get personalized scholarship recommendations tailored to your needs.

I hope this information helps you in your search for scholarships.

7 months ago

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