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How To Negotiate Scholarships

For many of you, you are already starting to receive college acceptance letters and scholarship offers. Some schools will offer you more money than others, that is a given. But what many people don’t know is that there is the possibility and opportunity that you can actually negotiate scholarships with colleges.  Can You Really Negotiate …
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A Creative Guide to The Minecraft Scholarship

There really is a scholarship for everything! If you enjoy video games or even play Minecraft, the Minecraft Scholarship might be right up your alley. Here’s what you need to know about the award, how to apply, and some more tips for finding scholarships that will help you pay for college. What is the Minecraft …
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Scholarships For Undocumented Students

Undocumented students have access to relatively limited financial aid. They are not eligible for any type of federal student aid, which requires applicants to be US citizens or permanent residents. Only a few states allow undocumented students to benefit from lower in-state tuition rates or any type of state aid. But that doesn’t mean undocumented …
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Who Offers College Grants?

Did you know that scholarships and grants aren’t only available from community organizations and the government? So, who offers college grants? Many companies, including Google, Coca-Cola, and Microsoft offer grants and scholarships to students, too – and you don’t necessarily have to be an employee! Here are just a few organizations that offer awards you …
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The Gates Scholarship

On the lookout for scholarships? If you’re a minority, you’ll definitely want to look into the The Gates Scholarship. Here’s what you need to know about its history, how you can apply, and more. What is The Gates Scholarship? The Gates Scholarship is a “highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from …

When to Start Looking for Scholarships

When to start looking for scholarships? The short answer is: whenever you can! A common myth is that only high school seniors can or need to apply for scholarships. However, not only are scholarships available to all high school grade students, but they are for all college students too! There are billions of dollars in …
Scholarship Winner Chloe Putz.

Q&A With $1,000 Scholarship Winner Chloe Putz!

Congratulations are in order for College Raptor’s most recent $1,000 scholarship winner Chloe Putz! Her essay made me curious about Chloe’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. I am an outgoing senior at a small high school in …
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Q&A Interview with Scholarship Winner Katriana Meiman!

Congratulations to Katriana Meiman, winner of the $2500 College Raptor scholarship! Kat wrote the winning essay in round 16 of College Raptor’s Scholarship program. We had a chance to chat with her about her college journey and here’s what she had to say. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I live just outside of …