Need-based Scholarships

In contrast to merit-based scholarships, need-based scholarships are awarded after fully taking into account the financial situation of the applicants and of their families.

Aiming to provide educational opportunities for students coming from disadvantaged backgrounds, these scholarships place much less emphasis on the applicants’ prior performances, talents and achievements, and take into consideration their financial needs in order to manage to sustain themselves during their college or university education.

Thus, the precise amounts of such scholarships are also not fixed, varying from candidate to candidate, and depending both on his or her financial eligibility and on the available funding at the host institutions.

A semi-annual $1000 scholarship for high-school, undergraduate or graduate students created for students with disabilities enrolled at an accredited American institution.
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The focus of this scholarship award is support for bright but needy students in pursuit of law related careers. The $1000 scholarship prize is intended for the offsetting of tuition fees incurred through the pursuit of studies.
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The award of this scholarship is aimed at supporting students in law school. The main objective of the sponsorship award is to encourage motivation and passion in the pursuit of law-related careers. The scholarship comes with $2000 award, given to the qualifying applicant.
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It was in 2009 when the Annie S. Alexander Memorial Scholarship was created in order to give students who are under nursing programs the chance to pursue their college course with aid financially. This program was in lieu of the memory of Annie Alexander who advocate the health care enhancement s...
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A quarterly merit-based or need-based $1500 scholarship for outstanding high-school, undergraduate or graduate students to support them reach their educational goals.
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Established in 1999, the Barnes Scholarship aims to support above average high school seniors who are financially incapable to support their college education. This is a great opportunity for less fortunate kids as they will continue to receive the scholarship as long as they can maintain a good ...
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Each year, the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois offers 80 different scholarships totaling $200,000. The scholarships are given by local donors, and are intended for development of the local counties. Students are assisted in their pursuit of academic excellence.
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A $1000 bi-annual scholarship program for undergraduate or graduate students who are working parents currently enrolled in a degree program at a college or university.
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Between two and five annual need-based scholarships for students of African American, Native American, Alaskan, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent to assist with their college undergraduate or graduate education in the fields of nutrition, physical activity or culinary arts.
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Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship mentored a scholarship program to the less fortunate student enrolled in an accredited nursing school.
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The Community Foundation of Shelby County administered the funds for the scholarship program coming from the benefactors in order to help students pursue their dream in education.
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Every year CC Bank offers scholarships at the sum of $2,000. They give out five scholarships to students across the US based on a need-based basis and merit based.
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A $150 scholarship for American undergraduate and graduate students above 18 years of age currently enrolled in a college or university in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia excluding all the other U.S. territories.
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The CINTAS foundation in partnership with the Miami Dade College offers scholarships for the media arts. The fellowships offered are non-academic in nature, and are intended to nurture artistic talent among Cubans. The foundation categorically aims to support architectural, literature, and vis...
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A need-based $1,000 scholarship awarded once every year to talented candidate aiming to build a career in computer science or information technology but doesn’t have sufficient financial means to complete their education.
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Two annual scholarships of $1000 awarded to undergraduate or postgraduate students, together with the chance to complete a 1 to 3 months paid internship at CraftsResumes Chicago office.
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A $500 need-based scholarship targeting high-school, undergraduate or graduate women students, enrolled in an American or international academic institution.
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Enhanced Insurance Scholarship Program provides a $2,500 grant for one out of 250 essays submitted at Enhanced Insurance site on the topic “Why insurance is important to me?”
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A need-based annual $750 scholarship targeting students registered or enrolled in a four-year accredited U.S. university pursuing a major in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or other related fields and having technical knowledge of and strong interest in Salesforce r...
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Fontana Transport Inc Scholars Program is directly helping less fortunate college entrants who has the passion to pursue their education with the aim of helping their families and communities. It is based on thrusts that education can be pursued despite hardships and financial constraints. The or...
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The Foundation for the Carolinas offered scholarships totaling more than $1.8 Million in 2015 alone. The 148 scholarship awards covered by the foundation are divided into various categories, based on student's interests and needs in academic pursuits.
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The award of this scholarship is meant to facilitate the pursuit of personal injury law. The scholarship award body aims at helping injury victims overcome their challenges. The $1000 scholarship award is intended for the facilitation of tuition payment.
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The term scholarships and grants are almost similarly the same but a bit slight difference when it comes to financial obligations. Scholarship may mean as gift aid, such aid has no further obligation to repay whatever funds was released. Meanwhile Grants are given in accordance to the financial s...
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Kettle & Fire is offering a $1000 scholarship along with a month’s coupon of the company’s “bone broth” to students who already have a background as young entrepreneurs or plan to become entrepreneurs in their future.
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A scholarship for students willing to pursue a Master’s degree offered by the LifeResolve Scholarship in collaboration with and sponsorship from Princess Arwa Al Qassimi, aiming to help promising students to reach their future goals and fulfill their academic dreams.
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Lighting55, one of the leaders in the lighting industry around the world has recently launched a scholarship program for aspiring students who wish to pursue their college education. The company realizes the need for college education but at the same time they are also aware of the financial diff...
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Live Well Financial, one of the leaders in Reverse Mortgage industry is proud to announce the launching of their scholarship program worth $1,000. This college scholarship grant is offered to students from 16 to 22 years old who are currently enrolled in college and who has a unique personal view...
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InsuranceProviders.com is proud to announce a new scholarship which aims to promote motorcycle safety among students. The Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship is looking for a student who is presently studying or is planning to enroll in college or similar higher education institutions. The amount...
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A need-based $1000 annual scholarship for high-school seniors, and undergraduate or graduate students.
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Building a more enhanced accounting profession is the top goal of NSA Scholarship Foundation. It works to provide students who are dedicated learners in accounting programs through the scholarship grants and academic aide. Professional growth in the business industry is developed through the e...
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A $3,000 scholarship offered to talented US or Puerto Rican high-school seniors, undergraduate students and graduate students.
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Olshan Foundation Solutions provide home service needs like waterproofing, basement repair, foundation repair and the likes. Founded in 1933, they cater the home services needs of people from all over the US. Olshan established a good reputation in home service by utilizing the latest technolo...
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A $1,000 Annual College Scholarship offered by Golden Meadows Kennel to students enrolled in accredited colleges who are interested in general animal husbandry and/or pre-veterinary studies.
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Promises Treatment Centers offers three annual fellowships for undergraduate students, enrolled or willing to be enrolled in college or university courses in the United States. The award of $10,000 will be shared between three winners and will assist the payment of their college tuition fees.
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Quit Smoking Community is an online community that focuses on instilling awareness on people about the dangers and hazards of smoking. The website provides online articles that will aid people on their journey to quit smoking and totally get rid of it. Due to their commitment of reaching out t...
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A semi-annual $1,000 scholarship (for Spring and Fall Semesters) aiming to financially assist American undergraduate or graduate students who were previously self-employed.
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Are you gifted with a special talent or skill? Then you might be the lucky winner for the Greenlight Booking's Share Your Talent Scholarship. Just share your journey on how you were able to hone your talent and what motivated you to keep improving. A $500 scholarship award will be given every ...
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A $1500 annual scholarship for full-time college or university students who are using mobility equipment (such as power wheelchairs, manual wheelchairs or mobility scooters).
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A $1,000 annual scholarship targeting promising senior high-school students accepted to a college and university, as well as undergraduate students who are keen on exploring how being philanthropic and being profitable in business can be balanced.
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The Spokeo Connections Scholarship aims at encouraging self evaluation in the current millennial generation. The Scholarship award amounts to $1000, and is aimed at assisting the winner toward funding their college studies.
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Two $1,000 scholarships offered by Student Loan Hero each semester for helping promising student alleviate the costs of their education.
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A $1000 bi-annual scholarship for North American undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a college/university or prospective students.
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A general academic scholarship for advanced education of $1,000 awarded to American college students at least 16 years of age.
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Family Rentals is one of the leading company in Florida for all your rental needs. They offer a wide variety of products for rent such as baby equipment, medical equipment, furniture, audio-visual needs and exercise equipment. They are open 24 hours everyday. Family Rentals recognizes the need...
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A $1,000 scholarship for high-school, undergraduate, graduate students and adult learners, aiming to help them along their path to success, by assisting with their tuition, books or housing expenses.
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A $500 scholarship offered by the Fletcher Firm to talented American women enrolled either part-time or full-time as undergraduate or graduate students.
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The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship understands how hard it is to pursue studies in college with financial constraints. Apparently the organization is there to help aid deserving students financially upon continued college degree course. With the help of the foun...
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Several up to 5000$ merit- and need-based annual scholarships for female PhD students who are pursuing advanced degrees in accounting.
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The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is very to pleased to launch their new scholarship program which aims to provide financial assistance whose life was greatly influence by cancer. The alliance will award $4,000 to a qualified student each semester to assist him in his quest for an improved way ...
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A $500 scholarship dedicated to U.S. citizens or permanent residents pursuing an undergraduate or graduate academic degree.
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The award of this scholarship is intended for the support of students whose lives have been affected by cancer. The $500 award money is set to offer support in academic pursuit.
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A $500 annual scholarship awarded to talented American undergraduate or graduate students, preferably (but not necessarily) majoring in law.
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The award of this scholarship is intended for the support of financial needs of students in higher education. The scholarship award amounts to $1000, and will help the qualifying individual cater for their tuition costs and upkeep in the course of study.
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The Vegetarian Resource Group was created with a purpose of promoting the vegetarian diets not only to the adult but to the students as well. Vegetarians are pertained to individuals who do not consume meat or any poultry products but retained only green veges as their daily consumption. In vi...
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A $1000 scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at a college or university, created to raise the awareness about proper learning, teaching others and choosing the right university/college through online research methods.
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Two/Ten Footwear Higher Education Scholarship gives financial aid to students through its scholarship programs for those who successfully qualify for the requirements and in need financially.

The applicants must not only excel in academics but in personal character as well. An aw...

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The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to 2nd and 3rd year college students who has strong leadership capabilities, an eye for public service and commitment to issues concerning the American Indian nations or to the environment. This scholarship grant honors Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, both...
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Originally the Virginia Elizabeth and Alma Vane Taylor Nursing Scholarship was created in 1966 only as a loan fund for students financial assistance but apparently it was in 2004 when the fund was converted into a scholarship fund for nursing students. Through the effort of Mr. Roby E. Taylor ...
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A scholarship covering tuition fees, accommodation, living expenses and flight to and from London, offered by the University of Westminster to international students from developing countries holding an offer for a full-time Master program at the university.
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Twenty-four $1,000 scholarships (awarded two each month) for high school seniors or students enrolled full-time in a college or university and have been endorsed by their family, spiritual leaders and peers as persons possessing a strong character, commitment to service, as well as financial need.
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A scholarship offered by The National Driving and Traffic School. The company will select three applicants and reward each of them with $1,500.
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