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Apply Now: Bridging the Dream Scholarship by The Sallie Mae Fund!

The Sallie Mae Fund and Thurgood Marshall College Fund offer two college scholarship programs for kids from marginalized and underrepresented communities. Applications are now open.

The Sallie Mae Fund will expand its Bridging the Dream Scholarship for High School Students from 25 to 40. High school seniors who achieve both inside and beyond the classroom, plan to pursue a two or four-year degree program, professional certificate, or vocational training program, and demonstrate financial need will be chosen to receive up to $10,000 to help fund their higher education.See the Official Rules.

The Sallie Mae Fund will give the Bridging the Dream Scholarship for Graduate Students, providing up to $10,000 to 10 students who use their degree to promote social justice and help their communities. To be considered, applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in an accredited graduate program.See the Official Rules.

“Access to higher education can be life-changing, especially for first-generation students and those from underserved communities,” stated Nic Jafarieh, Sallie Mae’s executive vice president. “Our commitment to provide scholarships with Thurgood Marshall College Fund breaks down barriers for students of all backgrounds and ensures they have the support and resources to not only access, but also complete their degree.”

“Through our impactful partnership with The Sallie Mae Fund, we’re alleviating the financial burdens faced by deserving and talented students,” stated Dr. Harry L. Williams, president and CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund. “These transformative scholarships empower students to bridge the gap between aspiration and accomplishment, turning their dream of a degree into reality.”

Sallie Mae offers the Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program and Scholly by Sallie, a free website that connects students to millions of scholarships.

The application window for both The Bridging the Dream Scholarship for High School Seniors and The Bridging the Dream Scholarship for Graduate Students is open until May 17, 2024. Apply today at SallieMae.comNo purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Ends May 17, 2024 11:59 p.m. ET.

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