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Accepting Donations and Volunteers to Help Kids Attend College

Welcome to the World-Wide PUSH Foundation Scholarship Program

Pay For College

Grants and scholarships are kinds of financial aid that you don’t have to pay back. That’s why they’re called gift aid. Scholarships can help you cover college expenses.

If you are a high school senior or 1st year college student signed up at an accredited 2 year or 4-year college you are eligible to write an essay for an opportunity to win FREE scholarship money toward your school of choice. Enter to win a scholarship by writing an essay about your greatness, your choice of study, why you chose your field & how you plan to better the world as a future leader. Winners will be chosen the first week of May, 2017 & awards will be presented on May 13th, 2017 at Run for College.

Understanding College Costs
A shared myth about college is that it’s too expensive. But once students realize what college really costs, they often determine that higher education is within their reach.

College Costs Vary
The major part of college costs is tuition. Tuition is the price you pay for classes. Tuition and fees vary from college to college. Such as 2-year college versus a 4-year college. Also, keep in mind Out-of-State tuition fees if you plan to attend a college away from home.

Other college costs include room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and personal expenses. There are ways to save money & manage these expenses. For example, scholarships, financial aid, work study programs & student loans, probably in that order.

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How to Complete the FAFSA

To apply for most financial aid — including federal and state student grants, work-study, and loans — you’ll need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The FAFSA is available online at If you need a paper copy, you can download a PDF at or call 800-4-FED-AID (433-3243).

You can complete, submit and track your application online. This is the easiest way to apply for federal aid. The online program even checks your data before it is transmitted to the processing center, so there's less chance of making an error.

If you have questions about the application, FAFSA on the Web or federal financial aid for students in general, call:

Federal Student Aid Information Center (FSAIC)
800-4-FED-AID (433-3243) / TTY 800-730-8913
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to midnight Eastern Time
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time

Help Us Help Others Today

Join us in our mission to help students make it to college with your generous donations. We gratefully accept any tax-deductible donations for scholarships you're able to make here on our website. With your generous support, we're confident that we'll reach our goal of $40,000.

School Supplies

Donate to Help Students

If you have materials that might help a high school student, please donate them to our organization. We'll be accepting supplies during our 5k/10k fundraising race. Donated items that we are seeking include:

  • Pens
  • Papers
  • Notebooks
  • Folders
  • Backpacks
  • Locks for Lockers
  • Calendars
  • Calculators
  • Laptops

Get Involved with Race for College

Sign up as a volunteer with our organization by using this website to send us your information. Once we've processed your submission, we'll send you an email to confirm your enrollment. We're currently looking for volunteers for our upcoming fundraiser, Run for College. In order to volunteer for this race, you'll need to be at least 16 years old and able to stand or walk for long periods of time. Depending on your assignment, you'll need to arrive between 5:45–7:00 a.m. and available through 11:00 a.m. Duties available include:

  • Registering Race Participants
  • Providing T-Shirts and Bibs
  • Moving Boxes
  • Marking the Race Course
  • Greeting Participants
  • Dispensing Water
  • Cheering On the Racers