What Are Some Scholarships Offered in America?


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Scholarships offered in the United States include the AXA Achievement Scholarship, sponsored by the AXA Foundation; the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program, sponsored by General Electric Company and the Ronald Reagan Foundation; and the MathMovesU Middle School Scholarship, according to Scholarship America. Other scholarship opportunities include the Great Lakes National Scholarship Program, financed by the Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc., and Scholarship America’s Dream Award, for students beginning their sophomore year or higher of post-high school education.

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What Are Some Scholarships Offered in America?
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As of 2015, the AXA Achievement Scholarship awards $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to students in every state who are U.S. citizens or legal residents, explains Scholarship America. High school seniors who plan to enroll in accredited two- or four-year colleges or universities for full-time undergraduate study are eligible. Applicants must show self-drive and determination through a superior community, school or workplace achievement.

The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship program offers U.S. high school seniors $10,000 scholarships, notes Scholarship America. Applicants must be current high school seniors who demonstrate qualities of drive, leadership, citizenship and integrity similar to President Ronald Reagan. The renewable awards are for pursuing full-time study at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States.

The MathMovesU Middle School Scholarship program awards $1,000 scholarships annually to 150 middle school students across the country to save for college or to use for math and science camps and programs, states Scholarship America.

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