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Scholarships 

Scholarships are awarded based on academics, a combination of athletics, academics, financial need, campus/community activities, and leadership positions.    
Scholarships are designed to reward, encourage and assist students to pursue academic excellence and leadership roles.   
  
For more additional information regarding scholarships available to Laredo College students, visit at the Laredo College Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Services Center at any of our locations (Ft. McIntosh or South Campus). 

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Laredo College General Scholarship Application

The Laredo College General Scholarship awards students with the help of several organizations that provide assistance. To be considered an applicant, the student must have completed an admissions application with Enrollment and Registration Services Center, be in good academic and disciplinary standing as well as other requirements indicated by the organization providing award. For more information, please contact the Student Financial Aid & Veteran Student Affairs Services Center at 956.721.5361 or 956.794.4361. 

  

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School Soup’s Scholarship

School Soup is the most comprehensive free online scholarship resource for private and college/university specific scholarships available to assist students in obtaining a higher education. 

  

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College Board

College Board provides an online tool to help students search for scholarships, internships, grants, and loans. Students will answer a questionnaire that will match them to potential scholarships that complement their education level, talents, and background information. 

  

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College for All Texans

College for All Texans is a site designed to inform Texas students about the opportunities available to them in their pursuit of higher education. It provides valuable information about financial assistance available to students of Texas, including a listing of potential scholarship opportunities. 

  

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Fast Web!

Fast Web is a scholarship search engine that matches students to scholarships within their database that complement their personal information and meet their needs. All students have to do is register and complete their profile. 

 

We have built a new comprehensive Financial Aid section on Fastweb. Our easy to navigate pages have student focused topics that include how to apply for the FAFSA, state student aid deadlines, informative articles and more. Share this email with your students to inform them of the new tools and information available.

  

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The HotelCheap Scholarship Program

In addition to being a Cheap Lodging provider, HotelCheap is offering college scholarships for students aspiring to achieve a college education. Having attended college ourselves, we appreciate the difficulty student’s face in financing their education, and we recognize the benefits a college degree can provide. That is why our need-based scholarship rewards students who are looking to better themselves, who have goals and dreams, and who are committed to achieving a college degree. US students who are 16 years of age or older are encouraged to apply for our scholarships. High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners are all encouraged to apply. 

  

Summer – 08/15 

  

Fall –  

12/15 

NerdScholar

We built our scholarship tool out of frustration with other tools that manipulate students with advertisements, sell personal information, and do not always have the most up to date information, which makes students lose time when applying.  Our tool is committed to helping students find the right scholarships so they can fulfill their educational goals. 

  

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Scholarship America

Create a free profile in their Student Center, where you will be able to search local Dollars for Scholars awards and scholarships from partners like Fast Web. You can also find more search options in our Financial Aid & Scholarships section. 

  

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GoodCall Scholarship

GoodCall's search technology calculates competition scores for the private scholarships in their database, advising students which scholarships have a higher probability of winning. 

  

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Accredited Schools online for Scholarships and Financial Aid

This expert-driven guide includes an extensive list of scholarships and financial aid resources available specifically for minority students. The guide also includes tips for finding and securing scholarships and other financial aid. 

  

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Money Geek

Many other scholarships tools out there require that students register for an account and go through a lengthy quiz to customize their results, or else they are full of out-of-date information. Money Greek really wants students to find quickly what awards students are eligible for, so there's no registration of any kind needed in order to search, and the scholarships have included recently validated. 

  

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GoGrad.org

It is a guide for online graduate programs. 

  

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MBA Scholarship

Prospective Master of Business Administration (MBA) students typically pursue a graduate education to improve their career outcomes. Regardless of gender, race or financial need, external scholarships are available to students applying to business school. Each business school has regulations on how general MBA scholarships can be apply to tuition, related costs, such as book or technology fees. 

  

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Scholarship for Women

There are a variety of funding opportunities available to women preparing to pursue an advance degree. Many of these aim to offset the costs associated with school, but many also celebrate some of the exceptional accomplishments of women through history and into modern day. 

  

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Scholarship for Military Veterans

Many private companies and veteran service organizations award scholarships annually that help veterans go back to school. One such scholarship is the AMVET Scholarship Program. Eligible veterans can get up to $1,000 annually up to four years. 

  

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LBGTQ Scholarship

From fine art to graphic design to photography to theater, art degrees allow LGBTQ students to express themselves and their ideas in the medium of their choice. Whether students want to pursue careers in art, acting, fashion design, advertising, film, or art education, LGBTQ students can find a variety of scholarships so they can learn and explore their creativity. 

  

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Open Education Database

Open Education Database welcome learners of all level to explore their interests and prepare for exciting new careers, build on existing foundations of education and experience, or just satisfy a craving to learn something completely new. New list with 35 scholarships SPECIFICALLY FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS.  For more information on this web site, you may contact Jessica Edwards Outreach Coordinator at jessicae@oedb.org or view website

  

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AffordableColleges.com

AffordableCollege.com’s mission is the help you earn your degree without taking on thousands of dollars in debt.  Our site is a free resource designed to help everyone address the costs of college while pursuing their goals. We can show you the path to a reasonably priced higher education. See website for more information on this scholarship. 

  

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Elite Rehab Placement

Elite Rehab Placement is offering a $1.000 scholarship to students who are considering a career in psychology, substance abuse counseling, or affected by an addiction in some way. Write a 1,000 words essay focusing on drug addiction.  This can be focus on a specific location, group of people, type of drug or it can be written from personal experience. Post the article to your blog or your own website.  Include at least 3 links citing authoritative sources on addiction research, including 1 link to www.EliteRehabPlacement.com. Deadline is December 1st of every year.  Please see website for more information on this scholarship. 

  

12/01 of every year 

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Additionally, we are constantly updating our blog with new information about cancer, survivorship, ways to navigate a diagnosis, and survivor stories to spread hope. We are very active with our community on social channels. Our Facebook and Twitter are the two main outlets we use to connect with and advocate for caregivers, family, and patients. We would love to join your community and spread the word. Please take a look at our site: Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

  

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Anitbodies.com Annual Life Science Scholarship

This scholarship is open to all Life Science students as long as their Institution is our partner in this campaign. Student must be studying life science degree (i.e. Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctoral Degree), must complete the application form for Antibodies.com Annual Life Science Scholarship online at antibodies.com. Application must be receive by August 01, 2018. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the donor at scholarships@antibodies.com

  

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The Advocates Scholarship

At the Advocates, we are committed to continual education and believe that through education we better our community and ourselves. Write 300-500 word essay and all prospective or current students enrolled in an accredited university or college, located in the United States.  The scholarship is for $1,000 and offered biannually.  Please see website for more information on this scholarship. 

  

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12/10 

Spring – 

05/20 

  

Allied Van Lines Military Scholarship Opportunity

The first ever-Military Logistics/Supply Chain Management/Operational Management Scholarship, available to all those current or former active duty military and their dependents who qualify.  Two lucky winners will be selected to be awarded a total of $1,000 each. Submit a brief essay of between 400 and 800 words, detailing why a career in logistics/supply chain management is your college major of choice.  A personalized tone. We want to know why you truly believe in logistics as the best career path for you. Submit copy of your most recent transcripts, verification of enrollment of your college, essay and a copy of their DD214 (member 4) or signed letter from command certifying active duty status. Please see website for eligibility requirements. 

  

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A Place for Mom Scholarship

 

A Place for Mom is proud to offer a scholarship to college and university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. The annual scholarship award is for four students enrolled in a certificate, associate’s degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing, or social sciences related major. The student must be planning to pursue a career that involves working with senior citizens. This scholarship will accept entries from students throughout the school year. Scholarship will be awarded quarterly. Please see website for more information/requirements.
 
 

 

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CollegeNET

CollegeNET is a scholarship search engine that matches students to scholarships within their database that complement their personal information and meet their needs. All students have to do is register and complete their profile. 

  

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Bigfuture (College Board)

BigFuture (College Board) is a scholarship search engine that matches students to scholarships within their database that complement their personal information and meet their needs. All students have to do is register and complete their profile. 

  

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  STARS SCHOLARSHIP FUND



Stars Scholarship Fund awards scholarships annually to academically talented and highly motivated students who intend to pursue full-time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degrees. Stars Scholarship Fund recipients represent every level of higher education and all fields of study, as we award students of either genders, any ethnicity, religion, and background. For more information on Star Scholarship Fund please visit www.starsscholarship.org March 31,2020
Florin|Roebig College Scholarship Essay Contest    The law firm of Florin|Roebig knows how valuable higher education can be, not only in shaping society but in helping young people reach their long-term academic and professional goals. For more information,please visit florinroebig.com/scholarship/.

July 01, 2020
The Lalande Personal Injury Lawyers Bi-annual Scholarship

Lalande personal injury lawyers believes in your future and believes that you can achieve your life goals though the pursuit of higher education. We are proud to announce a bi-annual scholarship that will be payable to individuals who have surmounted adversity and persevered to achieve a higher education. For more information and apply, visit https://www.hamiltonlawyers.com/scholarship/.


September 15 and January 15 of each year
 The Financial Literacy Scholarship  Apply now to put $2,500 towards your education. Credit Sesame's mission is to empower people to take charge of their credit and loans and achieve their financial goals. In support of this mission, we want to promote financial literacy for students. Credit Sesame is proud to offer the Financial Literacy Scholarship for students interested in building a sound financial future. You can find more information on our scholarship award here: http://www.creditsesame.com/scholarship/

April 30th and October 30th and of every year
  Danny Errico Scholarship  The Danny Errico Academic Scholarship was created to give students who want to continue their education the opportunity to do so. Danny Errico created a $10,000 scholarship opportunity to lessen the burden of one student's tuition cost every year.  For full details about the $10,000  Danny Errico Academic Scholarship, please visit http://dannyerricoscholarship.com/


March 31, 2020
Big Data Science & Analystics Bi-Annual Scholarship MasterofBusinessAnalytics.com is offering a bi-annual $2,000 scholarship to students who plan to pursue or are currently working toward a bachelor's or master's degree in data science or related field. 

September 01, 2020
Unigo Scholarships for High School Students If you are a high school student looking for scholarships to help pay for college, you’re in luck! Scholarships for high school students are probably the most popular awards available by grade. Plus, by getting an early start, you’re also increasing your chances of winning more money for college. That could mean going to school for free! So, whether you’re a freshman or a senior, begin your financial aid search with this list of scholarships for high school students. For an even more personalized list of scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover all of your available awards.

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Scholarship Monkey Spend one minute creating a profile and get email updates of scholarship matches based upon your specific circumstances. Search the same way you would on Google...but it's just for scholarships. Try your school and major to get started. Scholarships by Major, Scholarships by Religion, Scholarships for Women, Minority Scholarships, Nursing Scholarships and more.  Open
Niche Scholarship Search lists of scholarships by choosing a category or get matched to college scholarships you are eligible for. Open
CareerOneStop Scholarship Search more than 8,000 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other financial aid award opportunities. To deliver integrated, easy-to-understand workforce information that helps job seekers, students, workers, workforce intermediaries, and employers develop their capacity and make sound economic decisions in the new economy. Open
Peterson's Scholarship
We get it—college is expensive. Start by entering to win Peterson’s World’s Easiest Scholarship and then search our scholarship database that houses over $10 billion in private aid! Peterson’s is the world’s leading educational services company dedicated to furthering education after high school and beyond. From culinary school to medical school--and everything in-between--Peterson’s helps you discover, prepare for, and fund your education.
 
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Community Hero Scholarship
The team at Course Hero values community members' that give back their time energy, and resources to their community. In recognition of what these selfless individuals have contributed to improve their community , Course Hero is offering a $5,000 scholarship to a hard-working student who has completed 20 hours of community service in 2019. For more information, please visit the following website: https://www.coursehero.com/scholarships/1000115/community-hero-scholarship/

 


July 3rd, 2020
Rise Up Scholarship for First Generation College Students
The team at Course Hero recognizes the value and opportunity higher education offers. First generation college students often time have difficult time finding the necessary funding for their education. In order to increase the chances of these students graduating, Course Hero is offering a $5,000 scholarship to students who are the first in their immediate family to attend college. For more information, please visit the following website: https://www.coursehero.com/scholarships/1000114/rise-up-first-generation-scholarship/

 

 
July 3rd, 2020
Veteran Hero Scholarship 
The team at Course Hero Inc. values military members' service to our nation. In recognition of what our nation's service members and their families have contributed and sacrificed for our country, Course Hero Inc. offers a $5,000scholarship upon a hard-working U.S. college student who is an active duty service member, a veteran, or a spouse or child of an active duty or retired service member. For more information, please visit the following website: https://www.coursehero.com/scholarships/1000111/veteran-hero-scholarship/

 

July 3rd, 2020
Hero Student Scholarship 
The team at Course Hero recognizes and values students that when faced with challenges rise up to the occasion and find a way to overcome them in order to achieve their goals. As a recognition of their perseverance Course Hero is offering a $5,000 scholarship to students that tells us a story about the challenges they have overcome during college. For more information, please visit the following website: https://www.coursehero.com/scholarships/1000117/hero-student-scholarship/

 

 
April 7th, 2020
AmericanMuscle Student Scholarship  2 x $ 2,500 scholarships for students pursuing an automotive-themed major (mechanical engineering, robotics, etc.) One scholarships will be awarded every spring semester, followed by One additional scholarships to be awarded for the fall semester each year. Please visit the following  website: https://www.americanmuscle.com/scholarships.html
Every October 15th Spring applicants,
June 15th Fall applicants
 
AmericanTrucks Student Scholarship 2 x $2,500 scholarships to students pursuing a career in construction management or the traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, or related fields of study. One scholarship will be awarded every spring semester, followed by one additional scholarship to be awarded for the fall semester each year. Please visit the following website: https://www.americantrucks.com/scholarships.html

Every October 15th Spring applicants, June 15th Fall applicants

Scholarships & Resources LGBTQIA + Students
Our page showcases 20 scholarship opportunities for members of the LGBTQIA+community, along with a set of valuable resources, advocacy groups and professional networks to further help throughout their college and career journey. You can check out the page at the following link: https://www.publicservicedegrees.org/financial-aid/lgbtqia-students-scholarships-resources/
 
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