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Open & Upcoming Student Scholarships

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!

Dual Generational Pathways is here to help by searching for scholarships and offering essay writing assistance to Pathway to the Baccalaureate students who are parents. Check out the scholarships below and if you need assistance with essay writing contact us at 703-323-2181 or jpocai@nvcc.edu.

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

2001_09_03_CTY_TEACHERS_01.jpg At Chaminade College, Superintendent Paul LeMahieu, U.S. Rep. Patsy Mink, and President Evan Dobelle talk about getting teachers for Hawaii. photo by Craig T. Kojima

 

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