Private Scholarships


The Financial Aid Office at William Jewell College is dedicated to helping you find additional scholarship opportunities to help make your Jewell education even more affordable. Below you will find a listing of scholarship opportunities identified by the Financial Aid Office.  The scholarship opportunities on this page are not administered by William Jewell College or the Financial Aid Office. The organizations offering these scholarships are outside entities that privately support the scholarships with their own funding. Applicants for these scholarships apply directly to the sponsoring organization, not William Jewell College.

Remember to check back frequently as new scholarship opportunities are added.

Scholarships for Current Students

  • Discover Student Loans Scholarship

    Monthly Applications ending January 1, 2023

    Discover is giving away $5,000 each month through their scholarship sweepstakes.  There is no essay requirement, no lengthy application and no purchase or student loan necessary to enter. Entry submission takes less than one minute.

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  • Completing the Dream Scholarship - Undergraduate Students

    May 31, 2023

    The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and The Sallie Mae Fund are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending an accredited post-secondary institution. Two Hundred and Sixty students completing a two-year, four-year, or trade/vocational certificate/certification program will be selected to receive a gap scholarship of $2,500 for the 2022 – 2023 academic school year. Selected students must be in good academic standing but at risk of not returning to or graduating/ completing due to an outstanding financial need, and/or emergency situation that leads to a financial aid crisis.

    Eligibility Requirements: 

    • Enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited post-secondary institution or continuous education program
      • Two-year Schools
      • Four-year Schools
      • Vocational/Technical certificate/certification program
    • Open to Students planning to complete their degree or program by the end of Spring 2023 semester.
    • Current cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher
    • Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551
      •  Be a diverse candidate
        • Diverse shall include, but not limited to:
          • Gender
          • Disability
          • Race
          • Ethnicity
          • Belonging to an underserved community
    • Able to demonstrate leadership abilities.
    • Demonstrate good moral character in all aspects of your life, including personal, professional, educational, in your community, and online presence

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