There is a scholarship (or many scholarships) out there for everyone. Every student has some skill, interest, experience, or characteristic that may make them an attractive candidate for one scholarship or another. And while we often refer to scholarships as “free money,” scholarships don’t actually come for free. It takes work to thoughtfully consider your strengths and research the scholarships that might be most appropriate for you. While the effort that goes into finding and winning scholarships may be akin to a part-time job, we at College Coach want to make your job a little easier. This on-going scholarship series highlights a new scholarship each week. Check out the below, along with the other posts in the series, and you may discover a funding resource that will make covering that college bill a little (or a lot!) easier.
The National Catholic College Admissions Association is committed to promoting the value of a Catholic higher education. Their scholarship is available to both high school seniors and transfer students who will be attending one of the association’s member institutions. Recipients will be selected randomly within each geographic region.
Scholarship: The National CCAA Scholarship
Awarding Organization: National Catholic College Admission Association
Number of Scholarships Awarded: 16 (One scholarship awarded per region)
- Applicants must graduate in spring (high school or community college)
- Must be accepted to one or more NCCAA member colleges
- Must enroll in a NCCAA member institution beginning in the fall term
How to Apply: Complete a short application online.
Deadline: March 20
Best of luck, and please see the awarding organization’s website for full scholarship details and requirements.