August 2017

August 15, 2017


Salt Scholarship Search

Description: The University of St. Thomas has recently partnered with Salt to help students plan their finances.

Salt is a free nonprofit-backed program dedicated to helping students plan for, pay for, and repay the cost of their degree, while preparing for a successful financial future. 

The Salt scholarship search engine includes over 3.6 million awards worth more than $14 billion. Let us identify the ones that work for you! Just answer a few questions, and our service provider (Unigo Group) will find your best scholarship matches.

Account registration is free for St. Thomas students and required to use the scholarship search engine

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Clubs of America Scholarship

Description: Clubs of America is proud to offer the "Clubs of America Scholarship Award" for students pursuing their career aspirations. This $1000 annual scholarship will help students consider their aspirations as well as ease the burden of the costs of higher education.

Eligibility: Any current college student of an accredited U.S. college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 is welcome to apply.

Deadline: August 31, 2017

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BrokeScholar Scholarship

Description: A $1,000 scholarship is available from BrokeScholar to help save college students as much money as possible along their journey for higher education.

Eligibility: Available to undergraduate students

Deadline: August 31, 2017

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Love Your Career Scholarship

Description: $1,000 Scholarship for students who write an essay based on interview responses from a professional in the field.

Eligibility: Any student who will be enrolled in a college or University at the time of the next deadline. This scholarship is limited to students attending school in the 50 U.S. states.

Deadline: September 11, 2017

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Description: Up to $10,000 awards The Scholastic Awards look for work that demonstrates originality, technical skill, and emergence of a personal voice or vision.

Eligibility: Public, private, or home-school students in the U.S., Canada, or American schools abroad enrolled in grades 7–12 are eligible to participate in the Scholastic Awards.

Deadline: September 13, 2017

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CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Description: $18,000 per calendar year scholarship. The Undergraduate Scholarship Program is a financial needs based initiative that offers undergraduate students an unmatched experience in a diverse and inclusive environment. Undergraduate students, serving as scholarship recipients with the CIA, attend an accredited college/university on a full-time basis and work during summer breaks at the CIA.

Eligibility: At least 18 years of age by date of application, demonstrate financial need, 21 ACT or higher, GPA of 3.0.

Deadline: September 15, 2017

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FormsBirds Scholarship

Description: FormsBirds is hosting a scholarship contest to help outstanding students to complete their college education and lead a better life. Winner of the contest will receive a one-time $500 scholarship.

Eligibility: Available to undergraduate students

Deadline: September 15, 2017

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Xcel Energy 2017 Scholarship

Description: $5,000 scholarship opportunity per academic year designed specifically for low-income, students of color.

Eligibility: Sophomore or Junior students of color with a minimum GPA of 2.8 and demonstrate financial need.

Deadline: September 18, 2017

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or Contact St. Thomas Financial Aid Office


Feels Like Home Scholarship

Description: is offering a #1,000 scholarship to help cover college expenses to students who compete in their Feels Like Home scholarship contest.

Eligibility: Currently enrolled students in college.

Deadline: October 18, 2017

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Horatio Alger Association Scholarships

Description: one of the nation’s largest college financial aid programs in the country, the Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives.

Eligibility: Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2018 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation

Deadline: October 25, 2017

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MAFAA Logo Design Scholarship Contest

Description: The Minnesota Association of Financial Aid Administrators (MAFAA) is in search of a new logo. We are celebrating our 50th Anniversary and are looking for a fresh new look to be unveiled in May of 2018.


  1. Incorporate MAFAA’s official color of Blue (Pantone 2935 C) and the MAFAA name in the logo (acronym along with the full name).
  2. Submit your design via email ( along with your contact information and the name/address of the college you will be attending in Fall2017/Spring 2018 by Monday October 30, 2017

Deadline: October 30, 2017


Veterans of Foreign Wars Youth Scholarships

Description: Various scholarships up to $30,000 for Voice of Democracy audio-essay program

Eligibility: Available to high school students

Deadline: October 31, 2017

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