Looking for financial aid that won't add to your debt? Don't dismiss scholarships.
Scholarships are usually awarded on various criteria reflecting the values and purposes of the donor or founder of the award, and requirements to win scholarships vary as widely as the purposes of the award -- whether it honors your ancestry or your desired career.
Aside from state-provided grants and merit scholarships from the schools themselves, millions of dollars worth of private scholarships in Dallas can be found on Fastweb.com. Simply register for Fastweb, complete your profile, and be matched instantly with scholarships unique to your situation.
Here's just a sample of the awards pertinent to Dallas students and accessible from Fastweb:
Dallas Geological Society (DGS) Helsewick/Shepherd/Sistrunk/Stanley/Dodge Scholarship – Communities Foundation of Texas
The Helsewick/ Shepherd/ Sistrunk/ Stanley/ Dodge Scholarship is available to Dallas- area college students. You must be studying geological sciences to be eligible for this award.
Lowell and Elinor Wilkes Scholarship – Communities Foundation of Texas
The Lowell and Elinor Wilkes Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors from Hill County.
Dallas Restaurant Association Women’s Auxiliary Scholarship – Northwood University
The Dallas Restaurant Association Women's Auxiliary Scholarship is available to students at Northwood University, Texas campus. You must be majoring in hotel, restaurant and resort management and demonstrate academic achievement to be eligible for this award.
Braniff Clipped B’s Scholarship – Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association Foundation
The Braniff Clipped B's Scholarship is open to students at the University of Texas, Dallas, who are studying speech-language pathology and audiology.
These are only a sample of scholarships available to students in Dallas. To find more scholarships that are a fit for your interests and experience, visit Fastweb.com.