More than $30,000 in scholarships—Deadlines in June, July, and August

Today or tomorrow, I will post scholarships that don’t require any GPA.

 

All the following scholarships require a 3.0 GPA.

The deadlines are soon, so explore and see what opportunities you want to take advantage of.

One is for entering freshmen (Panda Cares First-Year Scholars 2020), one for college freshmen who will be sophomores in Fall 2020 (Up to $15,500 Panda Cares Scholars Program 2020), one for entering freshmen all the way to college senior ($15,000 TMCF | McDonald’s Black And Positively Golden Scholarships), and one for any current college student ($1,000 The Clubs of America Scholarship Program).

 

These are arranged in the order of deadline date, the nearest deadline first.

 

  1. https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/a3e03e40-35d7-46d5-9a0a-1dabfb1f294f?_ga=2.133149710.1854213275.1592840456-1787155974.1592251350

You must be a current college freshman who begin college in fall 2020 as a college sophomore.

Up to $15,500 Panda Cares Scholars Program 2020, D: July 1, 2020

Accepting applications from current college freshmen who will begin college in fall 2020 as a college sophomore. 

 

Minimum 3.0 GPA

Be a citizen, legal permanent resident, or national of the United States

Have a minimum of 20 hours of Community Service

Have demonstrated financial and unmet need as measured by the student’s college or university

Permanent address in one of states listed below:  Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

More information at the link above.

 

  1. https://www.tmcf.org/students-alumni/scholarship/tmcf-mcdonalds-black-and-positively-golden-scholarships/

Up to $15,000 TMCF | McDonald’s Black and Positively Golden Scholarships, D: July 6, 2020

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old or older.
  • Be enrolled full-time as a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior at TMCF Member-Schools during the 2020-2021 academic school year.
  • For Incoming Freshman – Provide proof of acceptance into or enrollment at a TMCF member-schools as an incoming freshman during the 2020-2021 academic school year.
  • Current cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  • Able to demonstrate leadership abilities.
  • Able to demonstrate a financial need.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551.

More information at the link above.

 

  1. https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/8c5061df-2679-41f7-bc42-74d4b6c8b971?_ga=2.201832209.1854213275.1592840456-1787155974.1592251350

Panda Cares First-Year Scholars 2020, D: July 6, 2020

You must be a graduating high school senior planning to enroll in fall 2020 as a full-time, first-year student at an accredited U.S. located four-year college or university

From website: “The Panda Cares First-Year Scholars Program is a one-time postsecondary scholarship and college success program for graduating high school seniors entering their first year of college.

* Must be a resident of eligible states or territory: Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Puerto Rico;

* Must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale;

* Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States;

* Must have a completed FAFSA, qualify for Federal Pell Grant and must demonstrate unmet need”

More information at the web link above.

 

  1. https://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship/

$1,000 The Clubs of America Scholarship Program, D: Aug 31, 2020

From webpage:

Who Can Apply

Any current college student of an accredited U.S. college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 is welcome to apply.

How to Apply

Eligible students will:

  • Write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about your career aspirations and how your current studies will help you achieve success in your career. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? Thinking outside the box is encouraged!
  • Email your essay as a .doc or .pdf attachment to: scholarship@greatclubs.com
  • YouTube submissions are optional, although not required. Video should be no longer than 5 minutes. (Essays submitted via YouTube must also be submitted in writing.)”

 

Another Opportunity You Might Want to Check Out!

  1. https://www.tmcf.org/students-alumni/scholarship/gucci-changemakers-hbcu-entrepreneurs-covid-19-relief-fund/

Gucci Changemakers HBCU Entrepreneurs: Covid-19 Relief Fund, D: June 28, 2020

 

 

Writing Help at the TSU Writing Center for Scholarships 

or Any Writing Concern

As a Tennessee State University student or faculty/staff member, if you need help with scholarship applications, essays, or any other writing concern, know that the Writing Center at Tennessee State University is here for you!

During June and July, hours are Monday-Wednesday, 7:30 am-6:00 pm, Thursday, 7:30 am-5:30 pm, except for the week of June 29-July 2, Mon-Thursday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm. 615.963.5102

For online scheduling: http://mywco.com/tnstate

If you already have an account, log in and make an appointment.

If you don’t have an account, register for an account by clicking on “Register an Account” next to FIRST VISIT? and schedule your appointment!

For help with any writing concern including resumes, applications, or essays for scholarships or internships, you can sign up for any available writing tutor.

If you want to sign up for a scholarship coaching session, sign up for Mr. Mike Turner, where we will look for scholarships, internships, and other opportunities for you. You don’t have to have a 3.0 GPA because there are many scholarships that require no GPA or a lesser GPA.

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