Since its inception in 1944, UNCF has grown to become the nation's oldest and most successful African American higher education assistance organization. Our mission is to enhance the quality of education by providing financial assistance to deserving students, raising operating funds for member colleges and universities, and increasing access to technology for students and faculty at historically black colleges and universities. UNCF helps promising students attend college and graduate by providing operating funds for its 39 member colleges, administering 400 scholarship and internship programs, and serving as a national advocate for the importance of minority higher education by representing the public policy interests of its students and member colleges.
University of Virginia Alumni Association
The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia was formed in 1838 to aid, strengthen, and expand in every proper and useful way the University of Virginia and its work, and to develop, strengthen, and utilize the bonds of interest, sympathy and affection existing between the University and its alumni and among the alumni themselves. The many activities of the Association include publication of Virginia: The University of Virginia Magazine - the University's official alumni publication; maintenance of Alumni Hall, headquarters at the University for alumni; sustenance and support of a club system throughout the world; special involvement in the admissions program of the University; the upkeep of records on more than 140,000 living University alumni; career services for alumni; and housing and supporting the U.Va. Fund and other activities.
12th Man Foundation
College Station, TX
In memory of Homer Jacobs (March 1, 1965 - August 26, 2014) – Homer Jacobs, a 1987 graduate of Texas A&M, was the first editor of 12th Man Magazine and served the 12th Man Foundation in that position for 18 years until his death in August 2014. The former sports editor of The Battalion began covering Aggie Athletics as a professional sportswriter in 1992 as the editor of Aggies Illustrated.
Special Operations Warrior Foundation
The Special Operations Warrior Foundation is an American tax-exempt 501 nonprofit organization founded in 1980 to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to the surviving children of Special Operations personnel killed in the line of duty.
Saint Peter, MN
Scholarship America is a non-profit organization that helps students fulfill their college dreams. Since 1958, Scholarship America has distributed $4.2 billion to more than 2.5 million students.We work with our partners to lower barriers to a college education and give students the support needed to succeed. As the largest private scholarship organization in the nation, we are 100% focused on students. On behalf of students everywhere, we serve as a scholarship resource, guiding advocate and driving force for student success.
American Association of University Women Inc
The American Association of University Women, officially founded in 1881, is a non-profit organization that advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Founded in 1962, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the Nation's oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children. These scholarships provide access to affordable education for the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen attending post-high school, under-graduate and career technical education programs. Each year our work eases financial burdens for thousands of Marine families in all 50 states whose military income struggles to keep pace with the rising cost of college tuition. Since our founding, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation has awarded more than 40,000 scholarships valued at nearly $125 million.
Association of Former Students of Texas a & M University
College Station, TX
The Association of Former Students is the official alumni association of Texas A&M University and operates as a 501 organization. The association recognizes over 640,000 people as part of the Aggie Network and oversees 251 clubs worldwide.
The mission of the NCSU Student Aid Association (Wolfpack Club) is to provide private financial support for athletic scholarships and facilities for NC State University. Additionally, the Student Aid Association provides communication and services for all friends of Wolfpack athletics. All of the activities of the Association are done with the highest integrity for academic and athletic excellence and within the guidelines established by the University, the Atlantic Coast Conference, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
The Posse Foundation
New York, NY
The Posse model works for both students and college campuses and is rooted in the belief that a small, diverse group of talented students-a Posse-carefully selected and trained, can serve as a catalyst for increased individual and community development. As the United States becomes an increasingly multicultural society, Posse believes that the leaders of this new century should reflect the country's rich demographic mix and that the key to a promising future for our nation rests on the ability of strong leaders from diverse backgrounds to develop consensus solutions to complex social problems. One of the primary aims of the Posse program is to train these leaders of tomorrow.