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    “A Helping Hand” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Mar 22, 2024
    1 award worth

    $500

    Grade level

    HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

    Application deadline:

    January 31, 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    At Scholarships360, we know how hard it can be to pay off the hefty costs of a college tuition. Oftentimes, this is even more difficult for students coming from low-income backgrounds or for those who demonstrate financial need. This is where our “A Helping Hand” Scholarship comes in! We’re offering a $500 scholarship to help out a low-income student who is passionate about their higher education journey and is actively looking for ways to fund it. This award is open to high school juniors and seniors (graduating class of 2024 and 2025), as well as undergraduate and graduate students enrolled during the 2024-25 academic year. In order to apply, students should submit an essay detailing how winning the scholarship would help you fulfill your dreams. Please note that applicants will be reviewed based on both the quality of their essay and quantity of scholarships applied for on the Scholarships360 platform. Scholarships360 users who are more active on the platform will be given higher consideration. We look forward to reading your application!

    Eligibility information

    Low-income high school students in the class of 2024 and 2025 who plan on enrolling in community college, career training programs, or four-year colleges/universities in the Fall of 2024 are eligible. College and graduate students enrolled during the 2024-25 academic year who demonstrate financial need may also apply.

    Grade Level

    HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

    Minimum GPA

    No GPA requirement

    Other Category

    Low Income

    Application information

    You can apply to this scholarship with your Scholarships360 account. To view more details and apply, login or create your account by clicking the “Apply” button below.

    Essay Prompt

    How will earning the $500 "A Helping Hand" Scholarship help you fulfill your dreams?

    Maximum 250 words

    Apply

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

    How will the scholarship funds be awarded?

    The scholarship funds will be sent directly to the college or university the winner is/will be attending.

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The “A Helping Hand” Scholarship winner will be announced: February 28, 2025.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Scholarships360 at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the “A Helping Hand” Scholarship is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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