What are some good scholarships for college students?


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Some good scholarships for college students as of 2015 include Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, and Siemens Math, Science and Technology Award Scholarships, according to Forbes. Other scholarships include Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Scholarships, Media Fellow Program, KFCs Colonel’s Scholars program and Gallery Collection Scholarship.

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Buick Achievers Scholarship Program awards $25,000 per year and targets students who have interest in joining automobile industries as designers, marketers or builders, among other specializations, notes Forbes. This scholarship allows the beneficiaries to renew their application every year, for a period of four years. Those pursuing studies in engineering can benefit for five years. To qualify for this scholarship, an applicant should have good grades and should be a needy student financially. Students from minority groups and those that rely on the assistance of veterans for fees may also qualify.

Siemens Math, Science and Technology Award Scholarships is a scholarship program that targets students who are competent in math, science and technology, states Forbes. To award this scholarship, Siemens Corporation together with college boards subject high school students to regional and national science competitions, in which the students who emerge winners in their respective regions receive awards of $3,000 each, while the national winners receive between $10,000 and $100,000. Some of institutions that host the regional competitions include Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Texas at Austin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and California Institute of Technology.

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