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Types of Scholarships

Academic Scholarships
Academic Scholarships

Merit scholarships are often related to academic performance, but can also be given to a candidate displaying artistic or athletic excellence, or even a combination of both. It is safe to say that, while all academic scholarships are merit scholarships, not all merit scholarships are academic scholarships.

Athletic Scholarships
Athletic Scholarships

Recruiting is a difficult process but the hard work can pay off - earning a scholarship is a life-changing experience. recruiting doesn't work the way many people think, though - coaches from college programs don’t just go to camps and combines to “discover” recruits.

Average Academic Performance Scholarships
Average Academic Performance Scholarships

Merit scholarships are often related to academic performance, but can also be given to a candidate displaying artistic or athletic excellence, or even a combination of both. It is safe to say that, while all academic scholarships are merit scholarships, not all merit scholarships are academic scholarships.

Community Service Scholarships
Community Service Scholarships

Community Service Scholarships. Be rewarded for your active participation and contributions in the community with community service scholarships. Colleges and universities pride themselves on their abilities to mold students into well-rounded, compassionate, and community-minded individuals after a period of just four short years.

Creative Scholarships
Creative Scholarships

There are scholarship programs devoted to jewelry making, woodwork and topiary design. The breadth and availability of creative scholarships is nearly unlimited. For every student with a creative passion, there is a foundation or personal endowment that sponsors a scholarship to match.

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Scholarships for Minorities
Scholarships for Minorities

Specific organizations qualify women or LGBTQ students as minorities. Scholarships for minority students vary in their criteria and are not limited to race or ethnicity. Typically, multi-ethnic students may qualify for at least one of the listed minority scholarships.

Scholarships for Women
Scholarships for Women

Scholarships for Women. It wasn't always easy to find scholarships for women, but today there are many sources for free financial aid for women who want to pursue higher education. In fact, currently there are more women than men attending college and opportunities abound for women across many schools and majors.

Unusual Scholarships
Unusual Scholarships

Unusual Scholarships. Everyone knows there are plenty of scholarships out there for the egghead, the jock, the feminist, the free spirit, and even the average student. There are also many scholarships that reward quirky and unique talents. Talents that truly make you stand out in a crowd and could potentially earn you substantial money for college expenses.

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