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Big List of Legitimate Scholarships from R to W

written by: •edited by: Carly Stockwell•updated: 12/10/2015

This is part two of the biggest list of legitimate scholarships on the web from every state! Part two covers R to W, Rhode Island to Wyoming.

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    Scholarship information may be under different headings depending on what college website you are on. Some areas to look for include Financial Aid, Admission, Future Students, Prospective Students, Incoming Students, Student Services, Campus Life or Paying for College.

    Sometimes scholarships and grants may be included among the Quick Link facts or even under the FAQ section. All university and college websites contain information about financial aid and college scholarships, although some schools can offer only the federal grants.

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    Rhode Island

    STATE FUNDED GRANTS Administered by the Rhode Island Commission on Higher Education. Explore this page for financial assistance resources for Rhode Islanders.

    RHODE ISLAND OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS

    Access to Opportunity is a retention program designed to serve Community College of Rhode Island students who qualify as low income and/or first generation in college (neither parent graduated from a four-year college) or as having a disability. Students who have academic potential but need additional support to reach their educational goals may benefit from the program.

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    South Carolina

    State Funded Scholarships and Grants Administered by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education

    State Funded Scholarships and Grants Administered by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education is by way of Access & Equity Competitive Grant, Graduate Incentive Scholarship and HEAP Incentive Grant.

    SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (SCSU)

    Available scholarship for need based assistance for college are by way of Dick Horne Foundation Scholarships, Marian Baxter Paul Scholarship, NFL/NFL Players Association, Scholarship 0007Graduate Incentive Scholarship and the HEAP Incentive Grant.

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    Tennessee

    AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (APSU)

    APSU List of Scholarships for All Types and Levels includes general scholarships like Glistine Jones Scholarship and the John E. Mayfield Endowed Scholarship.

    MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (MTSU)

    MTSU List of Scholarships for All Levels

    EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (ETSU)

    ETSU General Scholarships List- find scholarship grants like Earl B. Bolling Memorial Scholarship, James E. Broach Scholarship, The George S. Brown Memorial Scholarship, and the Roy T. Campbell Family Scholarship.

    SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (STCC)

    STCC List of Foundation Scholarships

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    South Dakota

    State Funded Grants Administered by the SD Board of Regents

    SD Board of Regents Endowed Scholarships

    The South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship for $5,000 is awarded to high school graduates from South Dakota who will complete a four-year curriculum and maintain certain academic standards.

    NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (NSU)

    NSU Financial Aid: Outside Scholarships

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    Texas

    State Funded/Administered Financial Aids

    Texas Public Educational Grant- available to Texas residents, or non-residents or foreign students with financial needs. Students will register for selective service to be exempt from requirements but should show financial need.

    Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program (TEOG) - are grants available to students with dire financial needs and are enrolled in a two-year public college. Family contribution per ECF should not be more than $2,000.

    TEXAS (Towards Excellence, Access and Success) Grant- these grants are available to deserving high school students who wish to pursue college education but have dire financial need and must not have been convicted of any felony or crime in relation to prohibited substances. Family contribution based on ECF should not be more than $4,000.

    ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU)

    ASU List of Institutional Scholarships

    TEXAS SOUTHERN UNVIERSITY (TSU)

    TSU List of Outside Scholarships where you can find the need-based aid in scholarships awarded by Charley Wooten Grant Program, Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, Inc, Gates Millennium Scholarship (GMS),

    UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON (UH)

    The Delphian Endowment Scholarship is based merit, character and financial need and will be available only for Fall and Spring semesters and succeeding 8 semesters leading to graduation. There are no strict requirements regarding to gender, age, religion, race or ethnic origin, but it is important that he or she must be a citizen or permanent resident of the US. This is open to undergraduate Sophomore, Junior, or Senior who possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 from all colleges attended and must be enrolled full time or at least for 12 credit hours every semester.

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    Utah

    State Funded Grants and Scholarships

    Regents' Scholarship- this scholarship is open to all Utah high school students who intend to pursue education in a public college or university in Utah Systems University including Brigham Young University, Westminster College and LDS Business College.

    Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education offers financial aid to undergraduates, graduates, and professional students in the following 15 states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

    New Century Scholarship Program- this scholarship is designed to encourage students to accelerate their education by taking up an Associate’s degree in high school from an institution within the Utah System of Higher Education. The award will be used to pay for a 4-year public college or university within the Utah System of Higher Education, as well as at Brigham Young University and Westminster College.

    BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (BYU)

    BYU Financial Opportunities and Scholarships

    COLLEGE OF EASTERN UTAH (CEU)

    CEU’s List of Scholarships

    WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (WSU)

    WSU Scholarships for Freshmen and Transfer Students

    WESTMINSTER UNIVERSITY (WU)

    WU- Freshmen Scholarship

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    Vermont

    State Funded Grants and Scholarships

    Vermont Incentive Grant- this grant is provided to Vermont residents attending the University of Vermont College of Medicine or are in pursuit of a career to become a Doctor of Veterinary medicine. Vermont Incentive Grants are based on financial need and they can be used at schools either within Vermont or out-of-state.

    COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF VERMONT (CCV)

    CCV Scholarship Opportunities

    LYNDON STATE COLLEGE (LSC)

    LSC List of Scholarships

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    Virginia

    Virginia State Funded Grants and Scholarships

    • Virginia Commonwealth Award Program
    • Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program
    • Tuition Assistance Grant Program
    • College Assistance Scholarship Program

    GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (GMU)

    GMU List of Scholarships- scholarships for need based assistance for college are provided by the Alliance for Excellence Scholarship, Annette Gorn Memorial Scholarship, Arthur E. Morrissette Sr. Endowed Scholarship, and the Barbara J. & B. Mark Fried Endowed Scholarship.

    LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY (LU)

    LU Financial Aid Scholarship- for need based assistance for college. These scholarships are provided by the Class 1938 Scholarship, Grace Crews Collins and Annie J Cox Scholarship, Jessie Ball Dupont Scholarship, Carey Jeter Finley Scholarship, and the Gamma Theta/Kappa Delta Scholarship.

    NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY (NSU)

    NSU Institutional Scholarship- need based assistance for college provided by Dr. Herman Bozeman, Ruth E. Olds Tucker, Achievers Inspired to Move, and H.Z. Plummer.

    UNIVERSITY OF VIRIGINIA (UVA)

    UVA Need-Based Scholarships and Grants

    PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (PVCC)

    PVCC Educational Foundation Scholarships – for need based assistance provided by the Virginia Foundation for Community College, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, and the Hispanic Scholarship Program.

    VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (VWCC)

    The financial aid department of VWCC.

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    Washington

    About Washington Opportunity Pathways

    THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (ESC)

    ESC Scholarships for New and Currently Enrolled Students- look for scholarships for need based assistance for college from the Bowden/Camp Memorial Scholarship, Chastain/Barnett Scholarship, Edith K. Draham Scholarship and Edith K. Draham Scholarship.

    WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (WWU)

    WWU Current Private Scholarships

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    Wyoming

    Wyoming Scholarships and Grants

    Hathaway Scholarships at Casper College: Merit awards for as much as $800 up to $1600 per semester are provided to high school graduates who are Wyoming residents and meet certain academic requirements. Those whose needs exit their merits can be met with Hathaway financial aid.

    CASPER COLLEGE (CC)

    CC Scholarship Programs- find The B.E. Galbreath Memorial Scholarship and the Galles Ann Scholarship for need-based scholarships.

    CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE (CWC)

    CWC General Scholarships- are need-based assistance provided through the Andrew Boulette Scholarship and the Curt E. Kaiser Jr. Memorial Scholarship.

    EASTERN WYOMING COLLEGE (EWC)

    EWC Scholarships Listings

    LARAMIE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (LCCC)

    LCCC Golden Eagle Scholarships; LCCC Hathaway Scholarships and LCCC Private Donor Scholarships scholarship for merit and need based assistance for college.

    Please be reminded that this list is not complete of college scholarships based on need as far as institutional scholarships or privately funded scholarships are concerned.

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