However, there are a number of scholarships, awards and grants for students to help offset and cover those costs, many of which are service focused.
You’ve done work in the community through volunteering in school, now you can use those hours to your advantage.
If you are currently involved in any sort of volunteering, either through your school, a church group or on your own, you may qualify for some of the scholarships listed here.
If you are started your scholarship research early and are considering applying for one of these scholarships, there is still time to become even more involved in your volunteer activities – something you should start in 9th grade (or sooner).
Corporations large and small also provide scholarships to volunteers and young community leaders to promote service within the community.
Target, Hitachi, Nestle, Kohl’s and Discover Card are just a few of the companies that encourage young people to participate in and lead community service projects by providing scholarships for college.
The BRICK Awards are one such group, and provide grants on ,000 and ,000 to “change makers” every year.
The federal government also has a number of scholarship programs to promote community service nationwide through the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Former recipients of LNSF scholarships are now leaders in fields of business, science, government, and education.
A rigorous selection process assures the expectation that future recipients will demonstrate the same level of excellence.