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Scholarships With a Cause

Did you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month? It’s also Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Lupus Awareness Month, and National Diabetes Month. With all these causes to choose from, there should be no problem finding something to do this month. Whether you enjoy walking, running, or biking, check your local chapters to see how you can get involved and help make a difference in your community. For those of you who deal with these issues on a daily basis, there are also a myriad of scholarships to help you cover your college expenses.  Just check out a few of the programs that we’ve uncovered.

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That Which Does Not Kill You Makes You Stronger!

Special ScholarshipsMany of you may have experienced struggles in your lives. You may have lost a parent (or both) far too soon or battled a life-threatening illness. Maybe you struggled with learning disabilities that made it difficult to succeed in school or have had family issues that are too painful to even mention. These obstacles can either break you or make you stronger. Personally, I believe our struggles help build character and allow us to face new obstacles with resolve. If you have dealt with some serious issues in your life, you might be surprised to find that your ability to face those obstacles may lead to free money for college. There are several organizations that recognize and reward students who have struggled to succeed. Regardless of your past, your future could look a whole lot brighter with the help of one of these scholarship programs. Continue Reading…


October Scholarship Countdown

October Scholarships October has always been one of my favorite months; the temperature starts to cool, the leaves begin to change color, and my favorite pumpkin treats starting popping up everywhere! It’s also one of the busiest months of the year for charity fundraisers and awareness events. October hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lupus Awareness Month, National Diabetes Month, and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Phew! That’s a lot of walks and runs. Of course, most children (and some of us adults too!) are also interested in another celebration this month…Halloween! Everywhere I turn, a Reese’s peanut butter cup or Sugar Daddy is staring me in the face. Good thing I have all those charity events to help burn off the calories. With everything that is going on this month, it’s pretty easy to get sidetracked and neglect some of the other important tasks in our lives…like finding scholarships. So, consider the following list of October scholarships my treat to you! Continue Reading…


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