Apply For These Covid-19 Hardship International Scholarship
Ever since the outbreak of the deadly covid-19 pandemic, that shook the whole world in no small way, things have turned out to be a shadow of themselves.
The severe impact of the pandemic has taken its toll on almost all sector of human living. The educational sector not being an exception.
However, it doesn’t just boil down to the academic setting alone, it’s effect is keenly noticed in how ripped apart the financial state of many homes has been ever since.
Seeing that a good number of parents have been laid off from their different offices at work. This fact alone has seen many academic dreams shattered on the sandbank of poverty. Many can no longer further their academic dreams as they wanted.
Further more, talking about the school setting, learning has taking a whole new switch from the way it used to be. Online classes has now become the new normal, seeing that, there’s no way else to link up students and teachers.
It is on this note, that some colleges now offer COVID 19 scholarships to show their concern for the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the lives of many people round the world.
These Covid relief scholarships could cover for part of the tuition and fees as well as some living expenses or up to cost of attendance.
Meanwhile, these COVID scholarships is seemingly based on financial need or state of prospective students, a solid GPA, or a well written essay.
College students usually must show plans for full time enrollment and have a FAFSA on file. For instance Carolina University offers a COVID 19 relief scholarship. It offers 50% off tuition for the first year or about $6,000. It’s for new first year, full time students who may be pursuing Undergraduate or graduate degrees.
This award is only for CU employees and their families who work in certain sectors impacted by the pandemic.
On the other hand, the Unigo $10K Scholarship is also open to all high school and college students. All that is needed from students is a written essay describing “What will you remember most about the year 2020 and why is it important to you?”
List Of COVID 19 Scholarships You Can Apply For
Below is a comprehensive list of the COVID 19 Scholarships you can apply for;
Carolina University COVID-19 Relief Scholarship
Carolina University offers 50 percent off the first-year tuition which could equal $6,00 to any new students of qualifying employees and their family members who enrolls full time online or on campus and is enrolling for a graduate or undergraduate degree.
IMANA awards $20,000 in scholarships. There are four scholarships of $5,000 each and one per field: Medical school, dentistry school, pharmacy school, allied health / health care.
UNCF Emergency Student Aid (ESA)/ Emergency Retention Grants
The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) offers $1,000 Emergency Retention Grants for HBCU students at member institutions and at risk of dropping out of college due to an emergency.
DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG)
Students whose academic dreams are on the brink of tearing apart due to the Covid19 pandemic, can safely apply for this scholarship grant, that covers part of tuition and other rising expenses, as they progress in their journey academically.
COVID-19 Impact Scholarship
The COVID-19 Pandemic has created significant disruptions to the college and life plans of young adults with learning and attention issues all across the country.
Students are changing their college plans, reducing credit loads, losing out on internship and job opportunities, and dealing with the consequences of a global pandemic.
NCLD recognizes the hardship our young adults are facing and has put together a new scholarship intended to support those students whose college and life plans have been significantly impacted by COVID-19.