Category: Scholarships

Breaking Barriers: Scholarships for Underrepresented Communities in Higher Education

Introduction Minority and low-income students have unique challenges when it comes to paying for college. That’s why there are scholarships that are aimed at helping these students. Scholarships for minorities and low-income students Here are some examples of scholarship opportunities for minority students: The National Society of Black Engineers Scholarship Program awards $5 million each […]

Investing in Change: Scholarships for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Introduction Scholarships for social innovation and entrepreneurship can help students finance their post-secondary education. The scholarships listed below are provided by different organizations, including some that specialize in helping graduates with student loans. To find a list of other scholarships for entrepreneurs, visit our website or ask us directly! This scholarship is open to students […]

Scholarships and Women in Tech

Introduction Women make up half of the world’s population, but they’re only 5% of the tech workforce. What are we missing out on? Let’s find out! The Future of Women in Tech The future of women in tech is bright. Women are making great strides, and the numbers show it. In 2018, women made up […]

Innovative Scholarships for STEM Students

Introduction STEM students are a unique bunch. They are often smarter than their peers, they’re more likely to go on in academia, and they have very specific needs when it comes to financial aid. Say’s Dr. Brian Blick , fortunately for these students, there are many opportunities out there to help them achieve their goals […]

The Future of Scholarship Applications

Introduction The future of scholarship applications is here and it includes more technology, lower fees, and a more streamlined process for students. For example, some scholarships ask you to complete an online application with information about yourself and your academic and extracurricular activities. Say’s Dr. Brian Blick, other scholarships require you to write an essay […]

Importance of Scholarship for Innovation and Diversity

Introduction Innovation is the process by which new ideas, processes or products are developed. It is a key factor for development and growth. Diversity means having a variety of people with different backgrounds, races, ethnicities etc working together or interacting in any way. These two concepts are closely related because innovations are often borne out […]

Social Justice Scholarship for Community Empowerment

Introduction The Center for Social Justice (CSJ), a nonprofit organization, has launched the Social Justice Scholarship for Community Empowerment to support students of color who are interested in social justice work. The scholarship will provide funding to help students attend the CSJ’s annual summer institute and participate in leadership development training. The goal is to […]

Future Leaders Scholarship for Sustainable Development

Introduction The Government of Canada’s Future Leaders Scholarship for Sustainable Development offers financial support to students enrolled in higher education institutions in Canada who are interested in sustainable development. The scholarship is open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, and you must be registered as a full-time student at one of these institutions: […]