The cost of college should never stand in the way of your educational dreams. That’s why the San Antonio Area Foundation awards approximately $5 million each year through more than 100 scholarship funds. Follow the links to apply for financial support for school.
It can be easy to get overwhelmed by the college and scholarship application process. We have collected stories from current and former scholars who have been where you are right now. Follow the links to learn more.
Apply For A Scholarship
ACHIEVE YOUR EDUCATIONAL DREAMS WITH SCHOLARSHIPS FROM OUR GENEROUS DONORS.
HERE ARE SOME RESOURCES AND TIPS TO HELP YOU IN YOUR SEARCH FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID.
College is about more than earning a degree. It is about encountering different people and cultures in a place where you are encouraged to open your mind to new ideas. Providing scholarships are one way we help students get there to help put them on a path to success and open up a world of possibilities.
LOCAL AND NATIONAL
The U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid program ensures all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school. Students must file a FAFSA each year to determine their eligibility for federal aid. Here are resources to help:
- Sign up for a Federal Student Aid PIN, which allows you to electronically apply for federal student aid and access your records online.
- Use the Federal School Code Search to search for colleges you are interested in including on your FAFSA
LEARN HOW OUR DONORS
ARE CHANGING LIVES
Donors - Establish a Scholarship Fund
Help students achieve their educational dreams by establishing a scholarship fund!
Help Us Evaluate Scholarship Applications!
Did you know that the San Antonio Area Foundation awards approximately $5 million in scholarships to students each year?
We cannot do this important work without help from volunteer scholarship evaluators.
If you have a few hours to spare, we would love your help reviewing some of the thousands of student scholarship applications we receive each year.
- Here are just a few reasons why you should sign up to review scholarship applications:
Feel connected to the San Antonio community at large.
- Understand challenges faced by young people in San Antonio, in their own words.
- Feel those warm fuzzies when we get to award all these deserving students!
All you need is internet access – we will provide you with all the instructions and training documents you’ll need. We couldn’t do the work we do without our awesome volunteer evaluators!
Click here if you would like to sign up to volunteer and to learn more.
Disclaimer: To access some applications, you will leave the Area Foundation’s website and be redirected to an outside provider.