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.
Breast cancer is a horrible disease that impacts the lives of so many people. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to share this scholarship that supports students who were touched by breast cancer in some way—whether they have experienced the loss of a family member, been impacted by financial issues as a result of a diagnosis, or are simply dealing with the emotional challenges that are brought on by such a medical crisis.
Scholarship: Miles of Hope Scholarship