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Financing Your Education

Education is one of the most important, and possibly the first, big investment of your life. Spend some time researching scholarships as they can be a big factor in financing your years at college.

Aid Awardsort descending Eligibility Process Renewability / Repayment
Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship $5,000 / $10,000

To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in an accredited college for university for the Fall 2014 semester.

Students may apply for the scholarship through the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Website.

 

Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program $5,000 up to $17,500

Loan forgiveness for individuals who teach five consecutive years and meet other criteria.

Visit: Federal Student Aid Website

Visit: Federal Student Aid Website

AES Engineers Scholarship $500

Visit: AES Engineers.com

Determined on the basis of character, by evaluating submitted essays.
Visit: AES Engineers.com

Visit: AES Engineers.com

Blue Valley Community Action (BVCA) Partnership Scholarship $500

The "BVCA Partnership Scholarship" will be awarded to individuals planning to attend or currently attending a 4-year college. 

Complete packets include:

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Junior College Graduate Award $7,000/yr

For transfer students graduating from a two-year college.

Contact the Office of Admission.

Students must remain in good academic standing to renew this award.

Merrill Scholarship $9,000/yr

For transfer students. 24+ hours of college credit and 3.0+ cumulative college GPA

Contact the Office of Admission

3.0 GPA

Federal Perkins Loans Dependent on need.

Students must demonstrate exceptional financial need. Available funding is limited.  

Apply for the FAFSA.

RepaymentBegins 9 months after graduating, dropping below half-time or withdrawing from school.

Federal Direct Subsidized & Unsubsidized Stafford Loans Determined by FAFSA and grade level.

Subsidized Stafford loans are available to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need and are enrolled at least half-time.

Apply for the FAFSA.

 

Veterans United Scholarship Five bi-annual $2,000 scholarship(s)

Potential applicants must be pursuing a post-secondary degree at an accredited college or university and have a connection to the military by being one of the following:

Applicants must also submit an essay no longer than 750 words based on one of three prompts made available in the spring and fall by Veterans United Scholarship Program.

Five bi-annual $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to help pay for tuition and books.

Bureau of Health Professions Information is available at bhpr.hrsa.gov

Aid for students pursuing degrees in health care. More information is available at: bhpr.hrsa.gov

Visit: bhpr.hrsa.gov

Visit: bhpr.hrsa.gov

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