The Last Word on College Scholarships


For most of this week SayCampusLife has been focusing on college scholarship opportunities for our college bound readers.

college studentOn Tuesday, we took a look at Business School Scholarships and Grants for Students. On Wednesday, we looked at Top College Scholarship Programs Serving America while on Thursday we examined Upcoming College Scholarship Deadlines Worth Noting.

Today, we’ll conclude our look at college scholarships, but this article really only represents our last word for this week. We have our eyes on other scholarship opportunities and will post that information here in coming weeks.

Don’t forget: you can always check our scholarship search section for many other scholarship opportunities. There are plenty that are still available!

2010-11 N.C. Prospective Teacher Scholarship Loan (PTSL) Program – The N.C. Prospective Teacher Scholarship Loan (PTSL) is a competitive, merit-based scholarship-loan program available to high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have chosen to enter the teaching profession. The application deadline for 2010-11 is April 15, 2010. Information and a link to the application are available at

College of Santa Fe Alumni Legacy Scholarship Program – The Alumni Legacy Scholarship of $4,000 per year can be used by new students in the College of Santa Fe’s art, creative writing, moving image arts, photography or performing arts programs. Nominations for the scholarship must be made by CSF alumni and must include a personal recommendation for each student.

Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes – Here is something different from the average scholarship: a sweepstake from SunTrust Bank that is dependent on your GPA or other financial need. High school seniors can win a $1,000 scholarship for first year expenses at an accredited college or private career school. One winner is chosen every two weeks from last October 30, 2009 through May 14, 2010.

826 Valencia Scholarships – Four $10,000 scholarships are awarded annually to college-bound students in the San Francisco Bay Area. You must be a high school graduate or graduating senior and demonstrate financial need. Anyone who meets the above criteria may apply, but preference will be given to students who attend public high schools in San Francisco. Applications must be received at 826 Valencia by March 12, 2010.

Smart Tools

We also encourage you to check out our Smart Tools page featuring a college aid tally sheet, student aid map, budget planning, and aid tracking worksheet. Every tool we feature is free for your download, take what you want and please tell a friend.


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