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College Scholarships

Scholarship Reports   
College Planning has compiled two proprietary scholarship lists for our clients to help reduce their college loans. The first is a comprehensive list of merit-based scholarships (grants) offered by individual colleges. This report has up-to-date contact information. The second is a list of 75 non-academic based scholarship opportunities from acting scholarships to the Woman’s Jewelry Association Scholarship. No FAFSA or CSS Profile needed.
If you would like to receive a sample of either please click here. (College financial aid may be reduced)

Private Scholarships: (No financial aid forms required)
There is approximately $55 million available in college financial aid through private scholarships, through foundations, the local rotary clubs and major corporations such as Walmart and Coca Cola.

Where to Apply for Private Scholarships

Helpful Hints for Private Scholarships:

  • Carefully review scholarship website privacy policy. Some search engines will sell your information to list companies.
  • To find scholarships for college freshmen start freshmen year in high school. Many deadlines are due junior year in high school.
  • The closer the scholarship matches the student the more likely he or she is a strong candidate
  • Some scholarships are not coded correctly and won’t come up on over specific search requests
  • Some colleges will reduce their college financial aid if a student receives a private scholarship

Military Scholarships
ROTC stands for Reserve Officer Training Corps. It’s a college program offered at over 1,700 colleges and universities across the United States that prepares young adults to become officers in the U.S. Military. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, cadets commit to serve in the Military after graduation. As detailed below, each Service branch has its own take on ROTC.