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Scholarships for Student Caregivers

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More and more highschool and college students are taking on the role of caregiver for aging loved ones.  To help support these students, Caring.Com offers scholarship that can provide financial assistance.  

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Saginaw Valley State University Student Scholarships

Explore the wide range of scholarships offered to Saginaw Valley State University students.  Scholarships are a type of financial aid that does not have to be repaid.  To be considered for an Academic, SVSU Private or the SV Red & Whte Award, students must be admitted to the university and have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.  For those also applying for an SVSU Private scholarship, they must also complete the Scholarship Application: 

Once you have enrolled at SVSU, please complete a General Application for scholarships to ensure that you are matched to or receive suggestions to apply to all open opportunites for which you may qualify:


Academic Scholarships - Scholarships are available to graduating high school students based on academic merit.  Students who satisfy the academic criteria will be considered for a scholarship upon admission to SVSU.  Academic Scholarships are based upon a tiered program with the most prestigious listed first. 


Private Scholarships - Over 200 scholarships are available to newly admitted and returning SVSU students.  Complete your on-line application form, and based on your responses, you will automatically be consdiered for any scholarship in which you qualify. 


Transfer (or New Freshmen) Student Scholarships - New Transfer students may be eligible for scholarships based on various criteria, including merit and need.  Students are encouraged to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the private scholarship application.  Find out more about the transfer scholarships that are available.  


Other Scholarships - General and other scholarship opportunites offered by organizations not affiliated with SVSU are searchable through SVSU's on-line scholarship system.  


External Opportunities - Unique and external Opportunites are offered by organizations outside SVSU and are not part of the university's online application system.  



UNIGO is an online business which matches students with colleges, scholarships, internships, student loans, majors and careers:

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This is an on-going scholarship website which is continuously being updated.  You will be connected to the largest collection of scholarships on the web:

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Horatio Alger Career & Technical Education Scholarship

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, commitment to pursue a career or technical certification/degree and a desire to contribute to society. 

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Have completed high school (or earned high school equivalency) by Spring 2019
  • Be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall 2019 that will lead to employment
  • Attend a not-for–profit post-secondary institution
  • Demonstrate financial need; applicants must be Pell Grant eligible
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

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Deadline:  June 15, 2019

Law and Justice Scholarship - Hammett, Bellin & Oswald

This scholarship is for all first-year college freshmen who will be attending an accredited College/University during the 2019 – 2020 school year (current seniors).  Award amount is $750.00


For more information and to apply online:


Deadline:  May 31, 2019


Ferris State University Youth Initiative Scholarship

Ferris State University is proud to announce the Ferris Youth Initiative Scholarship.  The overall goal of this program is to increase higher education opportunities for young people who are low-income (Pell eligible as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and are alumni of foster care.  This program provides support that promotes success and well-being throughout the undergraduate experience at Ferris State.  Recipients of the FYI scholarship receive up to $4,000 per year, to be applied to any direct costs at Ferris (such as tuition and fees, room and board, and textbooks and supplies).  Applicants are advised to apply early as the FYI program is limited to 30 students. Application deadline for incoming Fall students is July 1.  Application deadline for incoming Spring students is November 1.


To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be accepted for admission to Ferris State University
  2. Be enrolled as a full-time student and attending classes on the Big Rapids campus
  3. Be under 24 years of age by January 1 of the year they will enroll for classes
  4. Qualify for the Chaffee/Youth in Transition (YIT) or Refugee Educational Voucher (REV)
  5. Submit Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year
  6. Demonstrate unmet need, as determined by the FAFSA
  7. Successfully complete a background check/review to verify my eligibility for the scholarship and suitability for the scholars program

For more information about the scholarship and to download an application go to:


Deadline:  July 1, 2019

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