awards $8,500 to students on December 1st

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Students from University of Massachusetts and University of Texas among recent ScholarshipPoints scholarship winners.

ScholarshipPoints (, an Edvisors online education company, awarded $8,500 on December 1st to students from University of Massachusetts, Harvey Mudd College, Johnson and Wales University, University of South Carolina, Portland Community College, Santa Ana College, Ocean County College, University of Texas and Florida International University. Through their free scholarships program, ScholarshipPoints will help students of all ages achieve their dreams of a college education by giving away over $120,000 in 2011. To ensure funds are used for educational purposes, awards are sent directly to the student’s financial aid office.
Winner Jean Ricardo, a freshman at University of Massachusetts, is a Psychology major on a pre-med track. “Upon graduating college, I hope to get accepted into medical school and pursue a career as a neurologist,” said Jean. “I cannot express in words how thankful and appreciative I am for receiving this scholarship as it puts me a step closer to accomplishing my dreams.”
ScholarshipPoints is committed to helping students alleviate some of the financial burden associated with higher education. Students who join the program have the opportunity to complete activities in order to earn points. Each point equals one entry into a scholarship drawing. The more points a member enters into a drawing, the greater their chances are of winning. In addition to giving away scholarship money, ScholarshipPoints also educates students on a variety of higher education topics and connects them to third party scholarship offers and alternative financial aid options.
ScholarshipPoints awards multiple monthly scholarships worth up to $10,000. To learn more or to enter the next $10,000 scholarship drawing, visit
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About and Edvisors: offers free college scholarships through scholarship contests for members of our program. Joining is free and easy! You can win by earning points and entering them into monthly drawings for our free scholarships. Members earn points by logging in each day, completing surveys, and reviewing other sites and services. We help high school and college students pay for college as our way of thanking them for providing feedback on our services and supporting our network of Edvisors websites.
Edvisors (, a global leader in higher education marketing and college financial aid, provides a richer, more fulfilling education experience to students, educators and parents worldwide. We deliver on our mission by providing an unmatched portfolio of online education resources, online degree programs, student loan products and college-related information and services through Edvisors Student Services, Student Loan Network, and the Edvisors Foundation.


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