Opportunity Scholars is an independent nonprofit organization that seeks to provide financial and academic support to students to obtain technical certifications and college degrees. Opportunity Scholars is focused on recruiting young people from the local community who desire a career in education but may not feel that they have the financial resources to attend college.
Along with preparing students and their families with FAFSA, grants and scholarships; Opportunity Scholars will provide funding for dual
enrollment fees, exams, test preparation and related education material.
Q: My family does not have much money. Can I still be considered?
Absolutely! The program is specifically designed for families with very limited resources.
Q: Who is eligible?
Any student who applies and meets the minimum requirements. Preference is given to students who are the first in their family to go to college but nearly all students are eligible.
Q: When does the program start?
After graduation, students enroll immediately upon acceptance to the University.
Q: How do I find out more about the program?
Simply complete a form on the contact page, email firstname.lastname@example.org or just call (540)-539-9393 to speak to a counselor who can explain all the details to you and your family. Se habla español.