$1,000 Online College Scholarships

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See our Fall Semester 2019 scholarship winners!

At, we realize students enrolled in distance learning programs are often most in need of scholarship money. For example, many students attending college online are adults with families seeking to cover their monthly expenses. To assist online students, is pleased to award six annual scholarships for online learning totaling $6,000.

About Online College Scholarships offers the following each academic year:

A total of six $1,000 scholarships for use by winning students enrolled in an accredited online college or accredited online university degree program, comprising

Students who submit an application for Fall Semester scholarships and are not awarded a scholarship remain in consideration for the Spring Semester scholarships. All entries are reset December 1 and thereafter must be resubmitted for consideration for the following fall/spring academic year.

Scholarships will be awarded by random selection from the pool of applicants who meet all eligibility requirements (see below).

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We award scholarships to students currently enrolled in an accredited online degree program. Full-time and part-time students are eligible for the scholarships.

Students may use their scholarship at any college or university which currently has accreditation from an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria:


Application for Online College Scholarship

Fall Semester deadline for application: July 31

Spring Semester deadline for application: November 30

All scholarship entries are discarded and reset December 1

Entries for Fall Semester 2020 are now open. Apply below for an opportunity to receive one of three $1,000 scholarships awarded each semester! Applications for Spring Semester 2019 are now closed. Stay tuned for an announcement of our Spring Semester 2019 winners here soon!

Thank you! And may your continuing education benefit you always.

TBS: Since winning the scholarship, what has been a milestone in your schooling? Completing the technology class that I found very difficult but was able to navigate the tools on my own without much instruction.
TBS: What insights have you gained about attending college online? Online school is convenient for working students, saving them commute time.
TBS: What next steps are you pursuing in your schooling? My online degree was very interesting to employers as it’s not a very traditional college path. I plan to work in a museum with my history bachelor’s and hope to work in archival. I plan to do a trade school for technology after I am done with my current bachelor’s degree.
— Jessica Leung, Bachelor’s in History, Arizona State University

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