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Cost should not be a reason for you to be hesitant to pursue an education. I offer limited sessions pro bono to those who quality (continue reading for more info) and have linked scholarships that support low income students. I will work to keep this list updated.
Descriptions are taken from each organization's website or Wikipedia.
QuestBridge is a national nonprofit based in Palo Alto, California that connects the nation's most exceptional students from low-income backgrounds with leading institutions of higher education and further life opportunities.
Gates Millenium Scholarship Program is an academic scholarship award and program for higher education, available to high-achieving ethnic minority students in the United States. It is funded by Microsoft founder Bill Gates through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation exists to bring better to the world through investment in exceptional students who are dedicated to leadership, service, and action that positively affects others.
The Pell Grant is a subsidy the U.S. federal government provides for students who need it to pay for college.
The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.
Colleges may offer financial aid. I recommend applying to schools that are need-blind and offer financial aid on a need-based basis. This is a great list to get you started.
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Your school's college counselor will also have great resources to point you to and will be able to answer your questions.
I offer special *extreme* discount packages and a limited number of one-on-one sessions pro bono. In order to apply for this opportunity, please send an email to email@example.com with the following:
A brief paragraph (300 words or less) describing your financial situation and why you would need sessions for free
A 1 minute video (can be filmed from your phone or webcam) where you introduce yourself and why you want to go to college in the US
Your budget - how much you are able to pay (this helps me to keep this website running!)
If you have any questions, just send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.