Because College is Expensive Scholarship

College Scholarship

Super easy, fast and anyone can win!

Simply register on the form to the right and you could be the next winner of our Easy Scholarship! We are giving out four $500 awards, ending quarterly (March 31, June 30, September 30 & December 31).

How it works- The $500 “Because College is Expensive” Scholarship is open to all students and those planning on enrolling within 24 months. The winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced on this Scholarship page. One entry per person is all that is necessary. Read the official rules for additional information.

Who can Apply?

High school juniors & seniors, adults looking to head back to school, current college students and anyone else looking to attend college or graduate school.

Deadline:   September 30, 2018 11PM EST, & December 31, 2018 11PM EST, March 31, 2019 11PM EST & June 30, 2019 11PM EST.

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Congrats to the September 2018 Scholarship Winner!- Ryan Lodter

Ryan Lodter- September 2018 Scholarship Winner“The academic and financial stress that comes along with college weighs heavily on students’ mental health. This scholarship helps lift some of that weight and will allows me to enjoy this great school instead of stressing over where the next tuition payment will come from.”



Congrats to the June 2018 Scholarship Winner!- Dasia Langaigne

“Working to fund my education and serve as a full-time is not only expensive, but also challenging. Through the Cedar Ed scholarship I was granted with a sense of financial relief and I am immensely grateful.”



Congrats to the December 2017 Scholarship Winner!- Lucas Miller

“This scholarship means the world to me! I’m really grateful for this opportunity, and this helps a lot!  Thank you very much for this, my family and I are very happy about this.”




Congrats to the June 2017 Scholarship Winner!- Julia Xavier

“I was pleasantly surprised to learn that I had received this scholarship. In an age when a college education is so important, yet so expensive, companies like Cedar Education that work to make the transition to college easier financially are indispensable to students. I am so grateful. Thank you so much, Cedar Education!”


Congrats to the June 2016 Scholarship Winner!- Kaitlin Samuels

Kaitlin Samuels

 “This scholarship means so much to me, with tuition rising and choosing to live off-campus for my junior year I have been worried about how I’m going to pay for it all. Thanks to Cedar Education I can worry a bit less, so thank you so much!”