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Category Archives: Low Income Students

AMET Scholarships for Migrant Students

2017 AMET Scholarship Program High School and Prior Winners Program Description The AMET Scholarship program is designed to assist college migrant students who are prior AMET winners and have a history of migration and have the potential and desire to … Continue reading

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Stories of Resilience

The great equalizer in college admissions is student performance. Students who are willing to make the sacrifice and commitment to pursuing academic excellence, whether in Oakland, California, Long Island, New York, or India, are gaining admission into top colleges. Oakland … Continue reading

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National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarships

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers: Scholarship support Paid research training at the … Continue reading

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Harvey Mudd College Fall Fast Program

Future Achievers in Science and Technology (FAST) September and November The Future Achievers in Science and Technology (FAST) programs offer high school seniors from populations that are traditionally underrepresented in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) an opportunity … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Summer Bound

Dartmouth Bound: Summer Program Summer Program Explore the intersection of academics, engagement, and leadership at Dartmouth College. ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Dartmouth Bound: Summer Program takes place in July and is designed to provide high school seniors from historically underrepresented backgrounds … Continue reading

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

The deadline is in November but this is one you’ll want to get started on early because its a big money scholarship.  There are also scholarships available at the graduate level and even for 7th graders! For more information, visit … Continue reading

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Free Tuition at Berea College

Every student at Berea College in Berea, KY is awarded a 4-year, tuition scholarship. The amount of the scholarship will vary depending on financial need, and the presence of any additional outside scholarships. The important thing is that, together, these resources … Continue reading

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William & Mary Diversity Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid does not award scholarships. However, if you are receiving any financial aid from our office, you will first want to contact us directly with the amounts of your scholarships. Outside monies may affect your original … Continue reading

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Informing Low-Income Students About Their College Options

Many high performing students from lower income backgrounds are failing to recognize the huge advantage they have in gaining admissions into highly selective colleges and universities. In the article, Elite Colleges Struggle To Recruit Smart, Low-Income Kids, Shankar Vedantam notes … Continue reading

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Simon Scholars Program

  Simon Scholars Program The Simon Scholars Program, funded by the Simon Family Foundation is currently operating in California, New Mexico, Georgia, and Washington D.C. It is a 6-year scholarship program that begins during a student’s junior year in high … Continue reading

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