2013-02-14 / Top News

HMB Dollars for Scholars has website

The Hazelton-Moffit- Braddock Area Dollars for Scholars® officially launched a new website on Feb. 4, 2013, through a new software tool provided by Scholarship America®, Dollars for Scholars’ parent organization.

This new website will allow Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock Area Dollars for Scholars to help students in the community access more scholarships. Through the website, students will have the ability to create an online profile, which allows them to apply for and be matched to multiple scholarships—on both the local and national level—in just a couple of clicks.

H-M-B Area Dollars for Scholars® was able to customize the website to meet its specific needs; including keeping the local community updated on chapter news, events and deadlines; providing information on what’s going on in education on a national level, and giving students and parents a onestop shop for chapter scholarships, educational resources, opportunities and events.

Board Member Gale Nicholson, states, “We are so excited for our students, both our high school seniors and our Alumni, for this wonderful opportunity. We have moved in a new and exciting direction with the online scholarship application. We hope our students, parents, and alumni will take advantage of the scholarship possibilities by applying online.”

H-M-B Area Dollars for Scholars® encourages students to begin developing their online profiles now, to ensure they are alerted about scholarship opportunities in advance of deadlines. In addition to scholarships, students will also have access to exclusive volunteer and internship opportunities that may be available to them, as well as a wealth of financial aid and college success tools and resources provided by Scholarship America.

About Dollars for Scholars®

Scholarship America’s Dollars for Scholars® program is a national network of nearly 1,100 local chapters, driven by local volunteers that help hometown students in over 3,000 communities across the country. In addition to raising funds and distributing scholarships for students, chapters also provide assistance with college readiness and the financial aid process.

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Scholarship America®

Scholarship America® is the nation’s largest provider of private scholarships, helping students pursue and complete their education beyond high school through local and national scholarship programs, and emergency financial assistance. Scholarship America has distributed more than $2.7 billion in scholarship assistance to more than 1.8 million students over the last 50 years. ScholarshipAmerica’s programs, which include Dollars for Scholars®, help fund both entry-level and multi-year scholarships, as well as emergency financial grants. More information is available at www.scholarshipamerica.org.

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