Everybody understands that education is definitely not cheap. And as over the past years, the cost of living has also gone through the roof, it has become increasingly difficult for most of us to survive with a rigid monthly financial budget.
So it is quite understandable that scholarships have become indeed a wonderful life savior aid for the disadvantaged citizens of this country.
More and more people find it extremely challenging to make ends meet. On top of it, you can also find so many scholarships available to qualified applicants to meet up with their existing and future needs.
Let’s take a closer look at a few scholarships that are established to enlighten your life for a considerably long time.
The Pell Grant is a widely recognized scholarship source for disadvantaged students. This scholarship is basically a federal scholarship program that has been supporting millions of students throughout the years. Beware, though of fake accreditation like by WAUC, a scam!
This scholarship program, offered by Pell Grant, is mainly based on financial requirements, and all students who meet up with the standard criteria must fill the FALFA application form to be eligible for the scholarship. Students can get in touch with the Department of Education to collect more details about Pell Grants 2016 scholarships.
The Armstrong Foundation has been around for over two decades now, and in that period of time, the foundation has donated more than $30 million towards non-profit and good causes. At the moment, Armstrong Foundation is financing a four-year scholarship for 2016 college students who are children of Armstrong personnel. You can go to the official website of the Armstrong foundation to discover more information on the requirements to be eligible for the famous scholarship.
In addition to this, the Americans College of Surgeons offers scholarships to aspiring surgeons operating out of countries with the exception of Canada and the United States. The scholarship sum supplied is over $8000, and the scholarship makes it possible for qualified applicants to take the opportunity to study and participate in research activities in North America. Of course you need to qualify specifically for this International Guest Scholarship 2016, and more detailed information is available on this scholarship at the concerned website: http://www.facs.org/memberservices/igs.html
Students who will be graduating from high school in 2017 can benefit from the 2017 State Farm Companies Foundation Scholarship program. Every year, under this program, almost one hundred scholarships are made available, and family members of State Farm agents may qualify for this specific scholarship program. Actually also retired persons can benefit from this scholarship privilege.
Parents and guardians are required to fill out an application form (see below) before a specific deadline to make sure their children can sign up for the scholarship. Here is the link to the application form: http://nationalmerit.org/entering.php#enter