Unclaimed scholarships for college can come from many various sources and we have found some. Students must always be reminded that you must follow the money to find your unclaimed scholarships for college.
The places listed below have been given the money or already have the money to dole out towards college unclaimed scholarships.
When you read about large donations being made to a university to be used for scholarships – apply their because your chances just got better that you will be awarded some of that money.
These are the easy scholarships students can apply to and get!
Many times universities and organizations may be given a time limit to use the scholarship money; so time is of the essence.
Ethiopian Community Development Council’s African Community Center
Ten scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded to Ethiopian refugees to help pay for their scholarships every year. The ECDCACC is located in Denver CO. and its main goal is to empower refugees when they come to the US. It’s a fast start program to help them get adjusted to living in the US as quickly as possible. Go to http://www.ecdcus.org/contactus.asp to direct your questions to this program.
PFLAG National Scholarships
Started in 1972, PFLAG is a national organization in Washington, D. C. which provides support for the LGBTQ community through support, education and advocacy. There are 350 chapters and 200,000 members in all the 50 US states.
The unclaimed scholarship is open to US and non-US citizens alike who plan on attending a US university. PFLAG awarded $75,000 in scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 in 2014 and plan the same in the years going forward.
PFLAG local chapters offer their own unclaimed college scholarships along with the national scholarships too. Students can receive awards from BOTH the national as well as local chapters at the same time – so apply to both!!!
Go to PFLAG scholarships to read more and apply.
Western Michigan University Scholarships Unclaimed
Unclaimed educational awards can be found at WMU in many forms. They have undocumented students scholarships for non-citizens having difficulty paying their tuition. Go here to apply – Western Michigan Undocumented student scholarships.
WMU also has American Association of Blacks in Energy scholarships which are for incoming freshman with a 2.5 GPA and a 3.00 in mathematics and science who will be majoring in mathematics, engineering, computers or the physical sciences.
Students need to demonstrate financial need and also must be a member of the under represented minority groups in science and technology. The award varies in amount.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund
If your of Hispanic heritage then give this place a look. They offer unclaimed scholarships for college ranging from $500 to $5,000 if your field of study has an emphasis in STEM; but all majors are accepted. Graduating high school seniors can apply who have a 3.0 GPA and plan on attending college in the fall. The HSF has been in existence for 40 years with their attention on assisting Hispanics in education and are experts when it comes to student aid.
Go to Hispanic Scholarship Fund to read more.
Chicana / Latina Foundation Unclaimed Scholarships
Every year merit based women’s scholarships are given to Latina college students up to $1,500 with a total 31 awards. Applications start the first of the year to apply. The CLF is non-profit and they focus on empowering Latinas with education & professional placements. Along with their scholarship program they offer skill building workshops, coaching programs, leadership class’s and education in fostering healthy relationships (teen dating & violence awareness).
Go to Chicana / Latina Foundation Scholarships and apply.