3 years ago

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs

Dabs Davis

College Support Specialist

Toni Able, GCDF College Support Specialist

GEAR UP Found Scholarships! Check the deadline. If deadline has passed bookmark for next years cycle!

3 years ago

By Toni Able, GCDF


        National Space Club Olin Teague Scholarship
$4,000 scholarship open to graduating high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and plan to pursue careers in the aerospace fields.
Due October 12



           Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program
Deadline: September 27, 2018
Sallie Mae offers a $25,000 scholarship open to the first 1,000 applicants, who must be high school juniors or seniors under 18 planning to enroll full-time at an undergraduate institution or vocational-technical school. A school counselor or community leader must nominate applicants.


         Rose Scholars Program
Deadline: September 30, 2018
The Rose Scholars Program, founded by NBA Star Derrick Rose, offers one scholarship of $200,000 (paid out $25k per semester for 4 years) and two scholarships of up to $20,000. The scholarships are open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA and a 1230 SAT score and/or a 21 ACT score, who are civically minded and display leadership qualities. Applicants must complete an online application that requires SAT scores, extracurricular activities, and an essay.

         Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program
Deadline: November 20, 2018
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is the largest undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke Scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as a thriving network of nearly 2,500 fellow Cooke Scholars and alumni.


        SR Education Group
Deadline: September 29, 2018
The SR Education Group offers a $5,000 scholarship open to students at least 16 years old with financial need enrolled at an accredited post-secondary academic institution. Applicants must submit an online application which includes two 300-500-word essays

         The Tree Center Scholarship
$500 scholarship for students who have at least a 3.0 GPA and have designed a product that made a difference in the lives of others.
Due September 20

QuestBridge National College Match

Full four-year scholarships to some of the nation's most selective colleges for outstanding low-income high school seniors.
Due September 27