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UNCF General Scholarship Application
The UNCF General Application is used to establish an applicant pool of potentially eligible students who are enrolled full-time at one of the 37 UNCF Member Institutions during the 2020‐2021 academic year for ongoing scholarship opportunities that are unpublished and do not require an online application.Location: Online
FAFSA applications open
Everyone planning to attend college should complete and submit the FAFSA as soon as possible beginning Oct 1 for the strongest opportunity to access financial aid. FAFSA must be completed for every year a student will be attending college.Location: Online
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships reward you based on your effort and initiative, rather than your GPA or personal statement. To apply for these scholarships, you just need to complete key steps on your journey to college, like filling out your FAFSA and submitting applications. The individual scholarships range from $500 to $2,000, but if you complete five of the six actions, you're eligible to win $40,000.Location: Online