The Impact Award Scholarship was created to award students who display acts of perseverance despite hardships during their college career and are working toward leaving a positive impact at Florida Atlantic University. This is a one-time scholarship of $500 and is open to all students regardless of race or ethnicity. To apply, you must be a full-time undergraduate student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (please see the website for further requirements, information and the application). All applications should be submitted by Saturday, Dec. 16, 2016 at 5 p.m.
Scholarship for Minority Students:
Student loan debt has grown over 300% in the past 8 years, placing more of a financial burden across students nationwide. According to the U.S. Department of Education this affects minority students disproportionately. Visit the link for scholarship opportunities.
Scholarships & Financial Aid Guide for Hispanic Students:
These are general scholarships and resources for Hispanic students, as well as scholarships for specific majors. There are also scholarships for students with unique circumstances and resources for first-generation students.
Scholarships & Financial Aid Guide for Women:
These are scholarships for women. Some scholarships are for women in general, some are for women in specific majors, some are for minority women, some are for specific groups of women, and some have for very specific requirements.Additional Scholarships for Women: http://oedb.org/scholarships/women/ and http://oedb.org/single-mother-grant/
To help make college more accessible, the college planning experts at OEDB.org developed two holistic financial aid guides specifically for women. It breaks down available grants, scholarships, and fellowships, along with useful tips and tricks. These scholarships are designed for all women, including first time later in life, returning to school after long gaps of time, and attaining a degree while being a single parent.
Scholarships & Financial Aid Guide for Veterans:
Scholarships and military benefits for current military members and for veterans, as well as their spouses and children, are explored.
Scholarships & Financial Resources for Asian Students:
There are general scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander students, as well as scholarships for specific majors and for first-generation students. There are scholarships and resources for undocumented students. Information on AANAPISI institutions is also provided.
Scholarships & Financial Resources for Black Students:
There are general scholarships and resources for black students, and scholarships for students in specific majors. There is also scholarships and resources for students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).
Scholarships & Grant Resources for Native American Students:
There are general scholarships designed for Native American students, as well as scholarships for specific majors. There is information on how to prove you are of Native American ancestry. There is information on tribal aid and various states that offer aid.