A rough estimate says that about three billion dollars are awarded each year in the form of scholarships and financial aid. Much of this money comes from small foundations that have particular and often parochial concerns. This means that there is an award out there for just about everyone if you look hard enough to find them and take the time to apply.
|The Asian Women in Business Scholarship
||The Asian Women In Business encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship.
|Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
||Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Atlas Shrugged.
The Western Union Foundation's Family Scholarship Program
|The Family Scholarship Program is intended to help two members of the same family move up the economic development ladder through education. Scholarships may be used for tuition for college/university education language acquisition classes, technical/skill training, and/or financial literacy.
|Ella Lyman Cabot Trust
||The Ella Lyman Cabot Trust assists people who want to take their lives in a new, other-oriented direction. The twice-annual awards given out by the Board of Trustees of the Trust have enabled dozens of individuals to develop their passion for serving others.
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|Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship
||The American poet Amy Lowell died in 1925. Her will established an annual scholarship to support travel abroad for gifted American-born poets.
|Central Intelligence Agency Undergraduate Scholars Program
||The Undergraduate Scholar Program was developed, in part, to assist minority and disabled students, but application is open to all students who meet the requirements