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Scholarship Opportunities


Below are scholarships that we learn about daily. Your best resource for scholarship searching will be Naviance. Additionally, check the websites of the colleges you are applying to for criteria and information about their school specific scholarships. Pay very close attention to deadlines and criteria.


Scholarship Resources





Due Date

Boston University Trustee Scholarship Competition

**Boston University

- Class rank of top 5-10%

-Complete Common Application for BU

-Earn a 4-year, full tuition scholarship to Boston University

-for more information:

December 1, 2016

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

-Request to be nominated by school counselor or teacher  - 2.8+ GPA

- Have volunteer experience

-Plan to attend college Fall ‘17


-for more information and to nominate a student

-Nomination does not guarantee a scholarship

December 1, 2016

George C. Brooks Scholarship

**University of Missouri

- Student of underrepresented ethnic or racial group

- Application to MU

- Write required essay

$7,500 for 2017-18 school year plus waive out-of-state tuition fees *renewable

-Answer one of 3 essay questions

-for more information

December 15, 2016

Danforth Scholars Program

**Washington University in St. Louis

-Request to be nominated by school counselor or teacher

-student will be invited to apply once nomination has been received

-Write required essay

-Partial or full tuition


-Nominator must complete the nominator form (available in Career & College Center) and letter

-Letters of recommendation

-ACT/SAT scores


-Required interview if selected

-Come to CCC for more information


Nomination due November 15, 2016

Student Application due

January 15, 2017

Air Force ROTC Scholarship

**University of St. Thomas

-3.0 GPA

-26 ACT

-Tuition assistance

-book fees

-monthly stipend

-this scholarship requires a military commitment

-for more information


Call 651-962-6329

Online application due December 1, 2016

Supplemental materials due

January 12, 2017

Horatio Alger  Scholarship

-2.0 GPA

-Demonstrate financial need

-U.S Citizen

-Volunteer/Service experience

- $7,000 -  $25,000

-10 Minnesota winners

- complete application includes a Certification Form to be completed online by school counselor


October 25, 2016