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Funding Your Education Is Easier Than You Think

Point University is dedicated to making college tuition affordable to you. In addition to offering the Point Community Scholarship for online students, Point has created these Scholarship Guides, which offer helpful tips, resources, and links to dozens of external scholarships for students of all backgrounds.

The following Scholarship Guides are organized by faith, ethnicity, life status, and military status, though please be advised these categories often overlap, and many scholarships are flexible in their criteria for who can apply.

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External Scholarship Guides

Scholarships Guide for Nontraditional Students

Nontraditional Students

Do you have children or a full-time job? Have you delayed enrolling in higher education for a few years? It may surprise you to learn that as a nontraditional student, you qualify for all types of scholarships, many of which are included in this guide.

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Scholarship Guide for African American Students

African American Students

This guide includes scholarships by major, including STEM, marketing, journalism, education, and more, as well as scholarships from prominent religious organizations and Fortune 500 companies, like GE and Ford.

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Scholarships Guide for Single Parents

Single Parents

Single parents face unique obstacles when they pursue higher education. These scholarships, exclusive to single parents, are designed to ease a single parent’s path to graduation, and support their goals to secure a better job and life for their family.

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Christian Scholarships Guide

Christian Scholarships

This thorough guide covers opportunities made available to persons of faith, including Catholic, Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, and Presbyterian students. You’ll also see career-focused scholarships for students considering careers in ministry or counseling.

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Scholarship Guide for Hispanic and Latino Students

Hispanic and Latino Students

Explore scholarships for hispanic students, including opportunities from the National Science Foundation, the National Press Club, NBC Universal, and the Association of Latino Professionals for America.

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Military Scholarship Guide Slideshare

Military Scholarships

You don’t need to be an active member of the armed forces to qualify for a military scholarship. Veterans, as well as dependents, spouses, and children of past and present members of the armed forces are eligible for some scholarships (included in this guide), as well.

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Scholarships for Students with Disabilties

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

According to the National Council on Disability, approximately 11% of undergraduate students (two million) report having a disability. This guide compiles scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities, including deafness, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), chronic illness, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, vision impairment, and more.

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Guide to Choosing the Right Christian Program for You

Choosing the Right Online Christian Program

There’s a lot to consider when you decide to pursue an online Christian learning experience. This guide introduces prospective students to the world of Christian higher education and covers funding opportunities, including grants and scholarships, for those considering a faith-based college or career.

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Career Guide for Bible and Ministry Students

Bible & Ministry Students

What does it take to become a minister or chaplain, a missionary, or professor of religion? This guide details the educational paths to such careers, and compares statistics from each vocation for students considering a career in faith.

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