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Pursuing a higher education is difficult enough without the added stress of tuition.

That’s why Point the Way Foundation offers an academic scholarship to help ease the financial burden many students face when attending a college, university or trade school. We also understand that learning takes place year-round, which is why our scholarship application window is always open. In other words, it’s never too late to apply or to enhance your education!

Point The Way Scholarship Criteria

Must be at least 17 years of age

Plan to enroll at an accredited higher education institution or trade school within the U.S.

Earn and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA

Provide at least one Letter of Recommendation

Provide recent high school or college transcript

Demonstrate a need for financial assistance (FAFSA or tax return required)

Who should apply?

Point the Way Foundation Scholarship applicants come from all walks of life with diverse backgrounds and various dreams for their futures; however, they tend to have three key things in common:

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Applicants understand that nothing is given to them in life and know they will have to put in the work to earn the reward. They are highly-motivated to consistently go above and beyond, striving to be the best version of themselves.


Applicants have often encountered a challenge, faced an obstacle, or experienced a setback on their journey to a higher education. Through grit and determination, they have persevered nonetheless, never giving up on their dreams.


Applicants are all in when it comes to their education and are committed to wholeheartedly investing their time as students. They are dedicated to learning and expanding their knowledge to better themselves and ultimately better their world.