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Private Scholarships


Edward Waters College encourages students to pursue all sources of funding to pay for their college education before considering a student loan. Below are links to scholarship Web sites that offer an abundance of scholarship opportunities:

United Negro College Fund
Scholarships are awarded specifically to EWC students administered by the UNCF. Awards are based on student need, GPA, major, and completion of the application process. Award amounts vary from $500 - $5,000 per academic year.

FastWeb Scholarships
This is a free scholarship Web site that will search for available scholarships that you may qualify for, based on the scholarship profile you create on the Web site.

Sodexo AALF Scholarships
The African American Leadership Forum (AALF), a Sodexo Network Group, is awarding scholarships to deserving students pursuing academic and leadership excellence at Historically Black colleges and universities. $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to select deserving students attending Sodexo's partner HBCU's.

Other Private Scholarship Awards

Private individuals and organizations support individual students meeting their own criteria that they select as recipients. Criteria and amounts vary. The African Methodist Episcopal Church provides several scholarship opportunities. The Urban League, International Longshoreman Association, Delta Sigma Theta, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Greyhound, The Gaspar and Irene Lazzara Scholarship, and L-D Industries are just some of our regular and much appreciated scholarship donors. For more information on these scholarships, visit the Office of Financial Aid.

Links to other Private Scholarships

Last Updated on Monday, 03 January 2011 14:53