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Scholarships

Early Childhood Education Scholarships

04/09/2019

Nearly half of U.S. states offer T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood programs, an initiative that provides assistance and support services to individuals in the ECE workforce who are completing coursework leading to credentials, degrees, and teacher licensure. One of these resources is a scholarship for early childhood education. For more information, visit https://teachearlychildhood.org/scholarships/

Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready Grant

09/17/2018

The Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready Grant provides free job training for Hoosiers in high-demand sectors from Ivy Tech Community College or Vincennes University. Sectors include: Advanced Manufacturing, Building & Construction, Health & Life Science, IT & Business Services and Transportation & Logistics.

The Indiana General Assembly created Next Level Jobs for working-age Hoosiers in 2017, and expanded the program in 2018 to include all high school graduates. This is a great opportunity for all students, especially those who may not qualify for other forms of financial aid.

Next Level Jobs provides free job training for Hoosiers who:

1) Are an Indiana resident AND a U.S. citizen (or eligible non-citizen)

2) Have a high school diploma (or equivalent) but less than a college degree

3) Enroll in a qualifying certificate program in a high-demand job sector

For more information, please CLICK HERE.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Scholarships

09/04/2018

Pomeroy Scholar (21st Century Scholarship): If you are a 21st Century Scholar and graduate with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, you will receive a $21,000 renewable scholarship towards Saint Mary-of-the-Woods tuition and fees (2.5 GPA = $15,000).

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Catholic Faith Scholarship: Awards up to $20,000 for students living on-campus and up to $16,000 for commuter students. Apply at www.smwc.edu.

Academic & Other Awards: Amounts vary for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Trustee, Presidential, Dean’s, and Wood’s Scholarships. For details on all opportunities, visit www.smwc.edu

Performing & Visual Arts Scholarships: Amounts vary for Musician of Promise, SMWC Performing Arts Scholarship, various endowed Music scholarships, and SMWC Visual Art Scholarships. For details on all opportunities, visit www.smwc.edu.

Scholarships with an emphasis on African-American students

01/10/2018

Affordable Colleges Online was kind enough to share a resource with us. They recently compiled a list of  “College scholarships for black students”. Check the link for opportunities!  https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/black-students-college-scholarships/

You can also take the time to check out the other resources Affordable Colleges Online has available for students. Remember to pay attention to the accreditation of the school first. US News had a helpful article with suggestions on how to navigate this process.