Tuesday, September 30, 2014

DUE TODAY!!!!! $10,000 Unigo Scholarship

$10,000 Unigo Scholarship

College can define the course of your life.


Which five words illustrate what your life will be like ten years after college graduation.

Tell the Scholarship Selection Committee your five simple words.  Then explain your answers in 200 words or LESS.  Four $10,000 winners will be selected.  Creativity is encouraged.

Register or login to: UNIGO

APPLY!!  What have you got to lose?  This is $10,000!

If you don't know where you are going,  how are you going to get there?  Dare to dream and make it your goal to get there.


Monday, September 29, 2014

Scholarship Deadlines

The following scholarships have deadlines coming up;

  1. The Girl Friend Factor  http://girlfriendfactor.org/go_girl.html
  2. Live Your Dream (Soroptimist)  http://www.soroptimist.org/awards/apply.html
  3. Queen Scheherzade Pageant   For more info: (760) 863-8247 or www.datefest.org
  4. Scholarships for Dreamers   For more info: thedream.us.us/scholars
If you qualify and need help with your Personal Statement, let me know.  Apply.  What have you got to lose?

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

$2,000 "No Essay" College Scholarship

Scholarships don't get any easier than this.   Simply login or register for a free account using the form to the right and you could be the new winner.  (Google: $2,000 No Essay Scholarship - Niche (College Prowler)

Next Deadline:  September 30th at 11:00 p.m. EST (8:00 p.m. PST)

Be sure to apply every  month!

How it works:
The $2,000 "No Essay" Scholarship is open to all students and those planning on enrolling within 12 months.  The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced on our FACEBOOK page.  One entry per person, but you can come back each month to try again.

APPLY  What have you got to lose?

Welcome to the COUN 011 (Section 8316)

If your desire is to graduate from college DEBT FREE, you have made the right decision by registering in the Intro to Scholarships class.  The class moves at a fast pace, especially at the beginning, but don't give up.  If you are serious about winning scholarships, the rewards are great. 

Remember, I am committed to help you suceed in any way that I can.

Good luck!!  

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Dream Scholarship

This scholarship is available to high school seniors or high school graduates with demonstrated financial need who are first time college students and seek to earn a career-ready associate's or bachelor's degree at one of our Partner Colleges.


  • Be a first-time college student (i.e., a student with no more than 12 college credits excluding credits earned in a dual enrollment program or advance placement testing):
  • Intend to enroll in and attend one of TheDream.USPartner Colleges in 2015 and be eligible for in-state tuition;
  • Have a high school un-weighted GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent GED score);
  • Be DACA or TPS eligible and have received DACA or TPS approval; and
  • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need.

October 12, 2014, by 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time


Queen Scheherazade Scholarship Pageant

Last year one of my students won one of the princess awards for $3,000.  Check this one out if you meet the eligibility requirements.

The Queen will be awarded a $3,500 scholarship and princesses (2) will each be awarded $3,000.

Pageant applicants must "exhibit exceptional character", have at least a 3.0 GPA, reside in Riverside County, be at least 17 years old by the Nov. 22 pageant date, and have not reached the age of 22 as of the fair's opening day on Feb. 13, 2015.

Applications for the pageant will be accepted until Oct. 8 at 4 p.m.

for more information about the pageant or to obtain an application, call (760) 863-8247 or visit www.datefest.org.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Go Girl! Grant

This award is limited to women.  It is not a set amount, but instead is a reimbursement for out of pocket expenses.  This is a FABULOUS organization that I have worked with for about 5 or 6 years.


  • You must be 25 years or older.
  • You must be working towards a specific undergraduate degree or occupational certification.
  • You need to show how this educational path will prepare you for a specific employment goal.
  • You must be able to prove that you have the determination and ability to reach your goals.
  • You must be currently enrolled in school in at least two classes.
  • You must apply for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  www.fafsa.gov
  • You must live and go to school in the Coachella Valley.


Applications are reviewed and processed in January and August .  They must be received by the 15th day of the previous month (December and July).

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

New Name for the Soroptimist Scholarship

Be on the lookout for the newly named Soroptimist Scholarship.  It will now be called LIVE YOUR DREAM AWARD.  There will be four awards at approximately $2,000 each.  The deadline will be November 15, 2014.  As soon as I receive the notice, I will pass it on to you.  It should be soon.