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25 May, 2017, 12:36 ET National Dreams to Success Awards Celebration Honors Outstanding Students and Scholarship Programs

Scholarship America, the nation's largest nonprofit, private-sector scholarship and education support organization, celebrated individuals and...


21 Nov, 2016, 10:49 ET Dr. Irving A. Fradkin, Founder of Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars®, Dies at 95

Dr. Irving A. Fradkin, the visionary leader responsible for founding the nation's largest nonprofit scholarship organization, died at home on...


08 Sep, 2016, 16:17 ET 15 Years Later, Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund Continues to Help 9/11 Families Achieve Their Dreams Through Higher Education

 Scholarship America's Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund®–the largest private scholarship fund for 9/11 families—has...


23 May, 2016, 07:00 ET Scholarship America's Second Annual Dreams to Degrees Event on May 25 to Honor the Osage Nation, The Travelers Companies and Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

The following is being released by Scholarship America: WHO: Scholarship America, the nation's largest nonprofit, private-sector scholarship...


09 Dec, 2015, 12:00 ET New Report Outlines Best Practices for Emergency Grant Programs Aimed at Improving College Graduation and Persistence Rates

In a new report commissioned by Scholarship America, researchers at the Wisconsin HOPE Lab used data from surveys and interviews conducted with...


05 Oct, 2015, 08:00 ET Scholarship America Names Robert C. Ballard as President & CEO

 Scholarship America® is proud to announce the hiring of its new President & CEO, Robert C. (Bob) Ballard, effective September 21,...


22 Sep, 2014, 14:52 ET Vice-Chair, Board Members Elected to Scholarship America's Board of Trustees

 Scholarship America®, the nation's leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization, is pleased to announce that Robert...


11 Sep, 2014, 11:59 ET Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund Reaches $100 Million in Awards to Family Members of Those Lost or Permanently Disabled by 9/11

 Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund®–the largest private scholarship fund for 9/11 families—announced it has reached the...


23 May, 2014, 15:30 ET Scholarship America Surprises 12 Dream Award Recipients on Katie Couric's Talk Show, Katie

Scholarship America, Inc., the nation's largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, surprised its first group of 12 Dream...


13 May, 2014, 10:08 ET Jen Menke joins Scholarship America as Vice President, Human Resources

Scholarship America, Inc., the nation's largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, today announced that Jen Menke has joined...


04 Feb, 2014, 08:15 ET 2014 Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund Open for Student Applications through April 1

 Scholarship America announced today that the Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund, to assist outstanding high school...


22 Oct, 2013, 15:16 ET Cheryl Lucas joins Scholarship America as Director of Sales, Northeast Region

Scholarship America, Inc., the nation's largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, today announced that Cheryl Lucas has...


14 Oct, 2013, 12:07 ET Tom Matchinsky joins Scholarship America as Director of Sales, Great Lakes Region

 Scholarship America, Inc., the nation's largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, today announced that Tom Matchinsky...


04 Oct, 2013, 09:30 ET Patti Dodge joins Scholarship America as Director of Sales, South Region

Scholarship America, Inc., the nation's largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, today announced that Patti Dodge has...


09 Sep, 2013, 13:57 ET Families Of Freedom Scholarship Fund Awards Over $91 Million In Needs-Based Scholarships To Family Members And Rescue Workers Since September 11, 2001

More Than $11 Million In Scholarships Awarded In 2012 – 2013 Academic Year  Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund® has...


21 Jun, 2013, 15:02 ET Scholarship America Elects Roxanne Spillett to Board

Scholarship America®, the nation's leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization, is pleased to announce that Roxanne...


03 Jun, 2013, 14:59 ET Scholarship America Names Richard S. Greene Chief Financial Officer

 Scholarship America, Inc., the nation's largest nonprofit scholarship and education...


17 May, 2013, 12:59 ET Scholarship America® Forges Alliance with TuitionHelp® To Expand Corporate Tuition-Assistance Services

 Scholarship America®, the nation's largest scholarship services provider, and TuitionHelp®, a unique tuition-reimbursement benefit...


24 Apr, 2013, 13:56 ET Nation's Largest Scholarship Organization Partners with Largest Scholarship Search Company

 Scholarship America announced today that it has partnered with scholarship search giant Fastweb, the leading website for scholarship and...


16 Apr, 2013, 13:33 ET Scholarship America Receives $1 Million from Kresge Foundation

Two-Year Grant will Expand the Dreamkeepers Emergency Financial Assistance Program  Scholarship America announced today that it is the...


15 Apr, 2013, 14:27 ET Scholarship America Names Max Espinoza as Senior Vice President, Education Programs and Policy

Scholarship America, the nation's leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization, is pleased to announce that Max Espinoza will...


26 Feb, 2013, 14:04 ET Scholarship America Founder Dr. Irving A. Fradkin Selected as Finalist for the Citizen Service Before Self Honor

Scholarship America, the nation's leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization, is pleased to announce that its founder has...


26 Feb, 2013, 13:04 ET Scholarship America® Announces New Board Member

Jay Morris, Vice President of Education and Executive Director of the Institute for Excellence, Yale New Haven Health System Scholarship...


26 Feb, 2013, 13:03 ET Scholarship America® Announces A New Board Member

Mark Quick, Former Vice Chairman, Fossil  Scholarship America®, the nation's leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support...


19 Dec, 2012, 16:22 ET Michael Ryan Elected Chair of Scholarship America's Board of Trustees

 Scholarship America®, the nation's leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization, is pleased to announce that...