Did you know the average in-state tuition at a community college is $3,500 per year and $9,500 at a public four year university? These amounts do not even cover books, parking, housing, and meal plans. As the cost of college continues to rise, it becomes more and more important students seek out forms of financial assistance to keep their debt down!
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GENERATION HOPE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility Overview: teen parent, 25 or younger, raising or actively involved in child’s life, planning to take at least 6 credits per semester, U.S. citizen, legal resident, or DACA Deadline: Closes April 1st, 2017 Amount: $1,200 per year at community college Website: http://supportgenerationhope.org/scholar-application/
THE ESPERANZA EDUCATION FUND
Eligibility Overview: born outside the U.S. or both parents born outside the U.S., planning on enrolling full-time, graduating senior or recent GED graduate from the D.C. area Deadline: Closes April 1st, 2017 Amount: from $5,000 to $20,000 Website: http://www.esperanzafund.org/about-our-scholarship/
THE AGNES JONES JACKSON SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility Overview: member of NAACP, U.S. citizen, 24 or younger, financial need, full-time student, 2.5 or higher GPA Deadline: Closes April 28th, 2017 Amount: Up to $2,000 Website: http://www.poisefoundation.org/the-agnes-jones-jackson-scholarship
ROBERT CHAMBERS IV & GOALS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Eligibility Overview: minority, high school senior in good standing Deadline: Closes May 1st, 2017 Amount: $1,000 Website: http://www.poisefoundation.org/robert-chambers-iv-goals-scholarship-fund
PATSY TAKEMOTO MINK EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility Overview: mother with minor child, at least 17, financial need Deadline: Opens in April 2017 Amount: Up to $5,000 Website: http://patsyminkfoundation.org/edsupport.html
WOMEN’S INDEPENDENCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, INC.
Eligibility Overview: survivor of intimate partner abuse, has separated from abuser for at least one year but not more than seven, U.S. citizen or permanent resident, financial need, has sought services for domestic violence for at least 6 months and staff from this organization are willing to act as mentor Deadline: ongoing Website: http://www.wispinc.org/
College Board. (n.d.). College costs: FAQs. Retrieved from: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/college-costs/college-costs-faqs