Students & Scholarships
Scholarship Eligibility & FAQs
What is 10,000 Degrees?
Who is eligible for 10,000 Degrees scholarships?
Is there a fee to apply for a 10,000 Degrees scholarship?
Is there a GPA requirement to apply for a 10,000 Degrees scholarship?
How do students apply for 10,000 Degrees scholarships?
The application is available online each year. All applications must be submitted online. The 2024-2025 school year application is available beginning December 1, 2023.
Does 10,000 Degrees have scholarships for graduate students?
What is the deadline to apply to the 10,000 Degrees scholarships?
How much money can students receive?
How are scholarship awards determined?
Which colleges and universities are eligible?
Are part-time students eligible?
What if a student needs to drop a class or reduce enrollment?
When can a student expect to hear if they were awarded a scholarship?
If a student is awarded a scholarship, what services will they receive?
Support for students awarded a 10,000 Degrees scholarship doesn’t end with a check! 10,000 Degrees scholarship recipients may receive support from our trained Fellows, who provide ongoing mentorship both on campus and off during the entire college journey. After graduation, our Career and Alumni Success Team provides career mentorship, guidance, internship opportunities, networking events, and more.
How, when, and where do students receive their checks?
If awarded a scholarship from 10,000 Degrees, students must accept their scholarship and provide unofficial college transcripts to verify enrollment. Fall awards (half of total award) will be issued to students in one of the following ways:
- Direct Deposit/ACH
- Paper check mailed to the student address on file
Awards will be made payable directly to the student. To receive spring awards, students must submit their Fall grades and Spring schedules.
How are colleges notified of awarded scholarships?
Can scholarships be renewed each year?
How do students renew their scholarships?
Already received a 10,000 Degrees scholarship? Contact us today about renewing your scholarship.