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Scholarships for Children of Military Veterans

Do you have a parent that was or is currently in the military? Are you in JROTC or ROTC? Scholarships for military children are plentiful! Here are just a few programs that you can start with. AFAS General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program Also known as the Hap Arnold Grant, the AFAS General Henry …
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How To Find Merit Scholarships You Can Qualify For

Academic and athletic scholarships are the two biggest merit scholarship categories, but they aren’t the only ones. Merit scholarships also encompass all scholarships that you are eligible for based on the sponsor’s criteria and they do not take financial need into consideration. Doing a general search for merit scholarships can throw up thousands of opportunities. …
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How to Use Scholarship Money in College

Did you win a scholarship? Congratulations! This cash can go a long way to helping you pay for college, especially if it’s a full ride. So how should you spend it? The answer to that can actually depend on the scholarship’s terms and conditions, but, in rare cases, you could be allowed to spend it …
$2,500 scholarship winner Amanda McCard

Chatting With $2,500 Scholarship Winner Amanda McCard!

Congratulations are in order for College Raptor’s most recent $2,500 scholarship winner, Amanda McCard! Her winning essay made me curious about Amanda’s college journey. Luckily, she was kind enough to answer a few more questions. Here’s what she had to say! Tell us about yourself! My name is Amanda McCard and I am an incoming …
$1,000 scholarship winner Summer Hollingsworth

Chatting with $1,000 Scholarship Winner Summer Hollingsworth!

Congratulations to Summer Hollingsworth for her recent win of College Raptor’s $1,000 scholarship! I got to chat with Summer about her college search challenges and her ultimate decision on where to go to school. Here’s what she had to say! Tell us about yourself! Hello, I’m Summer Hollingsworth and I just graduated from Bayfield High …
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Are There Transfer Scholarships for Community College Students?

Often, students who attend community college decide they want to continue their education at a four year college or university after they’ve received their Associate degree. While you can still apply for FAFSA and may be eligible for some grants, you may be wondering if there are scholarships available to you. The short answer is: …
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What You Need to Know about Non-Traditional Scholarships

Are you heading back to school after your original education was interrupted? Or are you considering studying abroad? Some students fit the mold of “non-traditional.” Finding scholarships and grants may prove difficult for these types of students, but it’s not impossible. Here are some tips, tricks, and information you need to know if you are …