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The FAFSA application is provided to you by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and is ALWAYS free!

Do you know you're probably paying
more for college than you need to?
Private Scholarships
By far, private scholarships offer college students the largest source of free money for education because there are literally hundreds of THOUSANDS of programs out there! (obviously too many to list here).

Corporations, associations, unions, foundations, religious, civic, and fraternal organizations all award scholarships to a variety of students for a multitude of different reasons. Whether you're a talented student with a 4.0 GPA, economically disadvantaged, athletic, artistic, scientifically or musically inclined, or just left-handed.. chances are there is a scholarship or grant out there with your name on it.
Here are a few popular scholarships you may have heard of..
Tylenol Scholarship
Up to $10,000 to fulltime medical students.
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Coca Cola Scholarships
Up to $20,000 in scholarships to graduating high
school seniors who demonstrate good leadership skills.
Pepsi Scholarships
Up to $10,000 college scholarships to
high school seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA.
Pepsi Scholarship 2017
KFC Scholarships
Up to $2,500 to employees of KFC to pay for college.
Church's Chicken Community Scholarship
$1,000 to graduating high school seniors to attend college.
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McDonalds Scholarship
Up to $25,000 scholarship to young needy
college students with at least a 2.7 GPA
McDonalds Scholarships for Outstanding Students
The Burger King Scholarship
$1,000 college scholarships to American
high school seniors with at least a 2.0 GPA.
Burger King Scholarship Application
Taco Bell Scholarship
$2,500 scholarships to young innovators
and creators to pursue their dreams.
Tall Clubs International Scholarships
$1,000 scholarships to young tall college students.
TeenDrive365 Video Challenge
$15,000 to the best teen video demonstrating
the importance of safe driving.
TeenDrive365 Video Scholarship
YouTube Video:
Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
$50,000 scholarships to the best high school prom outfit
made out of duct tape.
The Vegetarian Resource Group
Up to $10,000 to graduating high school seniors
who don't eat meat, chicken, fish, eggs or dairy.

So if these weird and interesting scholarship programs weren't enough to peak your interest, check out the following database websites below for more information. After all.. finding all the different scholarship programs you might be eligible for can be a long and daunting task. But luckily these handy online resources can be of great help with your search:

Fast Web

Scholarship America

The College Board's Scholarship Search

The Princeton Review

Broke Scholar

College Xpress


Caution: Be careful of scholarship search services that charge a fee to locate scholarships for you (especially if they claim to guarantee a scholarship for you once paid a certain amount of money). Remember, there is no reason to pay for what is otherwise free public information.


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