Scholarships Demystified [Infographic]

At FluidReview, we are fortunate to be able to work with some of the world’s best organzations and help them with their needs for scholarship management software. And in doing so, we occasionaly come across some interesting facts and figures relating to scholarships in America. In this infographic, you will see a collection of some of the more interesting facts that we’ve collected over the years.

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Sources:

  • http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d12/tables/dt12_387.asp
  • http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/20110902racescholarships.pdf
  • http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/international/tables/C_4_17.asp
  • http://www.collegeplanningservices.org/resources/scholarships.aspx
  • http://www.ihep.org/press-room/news_release-detail.cfm?id=80
  • http://www.buickachievers.com/
  • http://www.rbffoundation.org/
  • http://www.legion.org/oratorical/about
  • http://www.forbes.com/sites/financialfinesse/2012/03/01/10-high-dollar-award-scholarships-for-college/
  • http://siemens.collegeboard.org/about
  • http://www.davidsongifted.org/fellows/
  • http://www.businessinsider.com/most-expensive-colleges-in-america-2013-7#1-new-york-university-20
  • http://www.bmwusa.com/standard/content/byo/default.aspx
  • http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune500/2013/full_list/index.html
  • http://www.kfc.com/images/foundation/2013-reach-winners.pdf
  • http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/about-us/facts-and-figures/#.UuAp8xD8WUk
  • http://www.drpeppertuition.com/program-details
  • http://www.mcdonaldseducates.com/scholarship_01.html
  • http://www.aboutmcdonalds.com/mcd/student_zone/scholarships/eligibility.html
  • http://www.aboutmcdonalds.com/mcd/student_zone/scholarships.html
  • http://money.howstuffworks.com/personal-finance/college-planning/financial-aid/scholarship2.htm
  • http://www.scholarshipstats.com/totalscholarships.html
  • http://ca.finance.yahoo.com/blogs/pay-day-/millions-canadian-scholarship-dollars-going-unclaimed-193114435.html
  • http://edtechtimes.com/2013/09/11/qa-with-navah-fuchs-founder-of-angel-ed/
  • http://www.businessinsider.com/tuition-costs-by-country-college-higher-education-2012-6#usa-3
  • http://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2005/05/federal-agencies-release-fourth-annual-report-congress
  • http://money.cnn.com/2003/05/05/pf/college/q_scholarshipscam/
  • http://adwords.google.com/

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  • Mackenzie Macintosh

    Scholarships Matter!

  • Sabrina

    Wow these facts are really interesting. I was not aware of issues with scams. Thank you for this post FluidReview!