Aspire Scholarship

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    Scholarship details

    The process of preparing for college can be daunting. Access Scholarships & CollegeVine are here to help!

    The Aspire Scholarship, hosted by Access Scholarships and CollegeVine, is yet another one of our easy scholarship opportunities created to give back to a deserving student who is applying for scholarships to help pay for college.

    High school students of all years (from high school freshmen to high school seniors) in the US are eligible to apply. Eligible students will be planning to obtain a two or four-year degree from an accredited college or university in the US. There are no minimum GPA or major-specific requirements to apply - students of all intended areas of study are eligible!

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    -The Access Scholarships & CollegeVine teams

    Scholarship overview

    Total amount: $1,000

    Number of awards: 1

    Deadline: September 30

    Winners announced: by October 31

    Open to: High school students 

    Apply now!

    Short Answer Question

    In FIVE SENTENCES OR LESS, please respond to the following prompt:

    Tell us what you aspire to achieve and how you believe a college degree can help you to accomplish it.

    Frequently asked questions AND important notes about this scholarship

    Who can apply for the Aspire Scholarship?

    The Aspire Scholarship is open to high school students of all years in the US.

    Students of all majors/areas of study are welcome to apply. 

    What is the deadline to apply? Are there any exceptions?

    The deadline to apply is September 30th at 11:59pm EST. Applications that are submitted after this date will not be considered.

    What are the application requirements?

    To apply, you must:

    • Fill out the application, including the short answer response (above) 
    • Register on CollegeVine (for free!) through their college admissions calculator to explore college, get connected with admissions officers, get essay help and more. 
    • Once you've completed both of the above steps, you're fully entered to win!
    Do I have to be a US citizen to apply?

    No! This scholarship is open to US citizens/permanent residents, as well as DACA recipients and international students currently studying in the US.

    Please note that international students outside of the US are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

    How is scholarship winner chosen?

    The (1) scholarship winner will be chosen at random from the list of applicants who complete both steps in the application process (fill out the form above and fill out the form on CollegeVine). 

    If I win, how will I receive my scholarship?

    If you are selected as a winner, you will be contacted by Access Scholarships/CollegeVine via email (the email address you include on your application!) to coordinate mailing the scholarship check directly to you.

    If I have questions about the scholarship or about my application, who can I contact?

    Great question! If you have questions, please reach out to [email protected].

    About the sponsors

    Access Scholarships

    Access Scholarships is a free scholarship search engine and college resource platform for students.


    CollegeVine connects you to advisors, current college students, peers, and admissions offices – so you can get to where you want to go.

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