College  |  September 26, 2018  |  Haley Costen

What you’ll learn
  • How one dedicated student came closer to his dream
  • That it’s never too late to push yourself further

Damian consistently ranks as top of his class and is president of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, Ensemble, and the Gospel Choir. He’s excited for college and nothing will stand in his way.

Your hard work could pay off like Damian’s

Damian dreams of being a politician, but there are college scholarships out there for every career path.

Whether you’re an aspiring artist, engineer, teacher, or anyone in between, you can use a free scholarship finder to search for free money for college. If you don’t know what you want to be yet, that’s okay too. Just create a profile featuring your skills and interests and see what scholarship opportunities are waiting.


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Keep applying

You might not win every scholarship you apply for—but don’t get discouraged. The next one you apply for might be the win you were waiting for—but you’ll never know if you don’t apply for scholarships.


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