Private Scholarships List

Wisc. Dept. of Children & Families Foster CareScholarship
The Wisconsin Department of Children & Families Scholarship Program awards scholaships upt $5,000 for youth who have been in out-of-home care (OHC) placement in: foster home, group home, residential care center or court ordered Kinship Care Application Link
Scholarships Open to Minority Students
Comprehensive list of scholarships available to minority students. Website

Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students
  • My (Un)Documented Life offers up-to-date information & resources for undocumented immigrants including available scholarship opportunities. Website
  • La Unidad Latina Foundation (LULF) Scholarship, Deadline: 10/15/16. For any undergraduate or graduate student who has completed at least one full-time semester of study. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher. Must reside in the US. Website
  • TheDream.US Scholarship, Deadline: 11/15/16. Tuition assistance for new incoming freshman, who have earned a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and with demonstrated financial need. Must be DACA or TPS eligible/applied. Website
AAUW Racine Branch Scholarship
Deadline: 2/15/17. $500 to $4000 award for Racine County Undergraduate Sophomore, Junior or Senior. Website
Castaways LLC Scholarship
Deadline: 2/24/17. $500 scholarship in memory of Beth Walters. To apply, send an essay (500 word minimum) describing how you have been personally impacted by mental illness, and/or how you the degree that you are pursuing will help rid the stigma of mental illness, and/or your interest and involvement with “Defeat the Stigma.” In your cover letter, include your name, contact information, GPA, and major.  Submit all information to castawaysscholarship@yahoo.com 
2017 Senior Care Scholarship
Deadline: 4/15/17. The annual scholarship award is for (5) students enrolled in an bachelor’s degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. The student must be planning on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens. Website
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: 4/21/16. $3000-$8000 Various Awards for African American Students. Website