Frequently Asked Questions

High School Students

How do I apply for the College Ventures Scholarship?


To apply for the College Ventures scholarship, students must complete an application which includes 3 short essays. In addition, students must submit financial forms. The application is very similar to the federal aid process. The application deadline is May 1st, 2021.




How do I qualify for the College Ventures Scholarship?


Student must be a senior in high school, accepted to the University of Illinois, the University of Arizona, Indiana University, or Baruch College. Student applications are reviewed based on: - internal revenue - income received through welfare, Social Security, grants, or scholarships reported to the IRS - records of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other investments




Where can I apply for the College Ventures Scholarship?


Visit the "Apply" section on our website to get access to the application.





College Students

How do I join the College Ventures team?


If you attend the University of Illinois, the University of Arizona, Indiana University, or Baruch College, visit our "Team" page and reach out to the director at your university.




Looking to start a chapter of College Ventures at another University?


Email dylan@collegeventures.org to get started!




As a member of College Ventures, what role do students play?


All of our members focus on fundraising and recruitment. We fundraise by reaching out to friends and family for donations as well as spreading the word on social media. Each student has a goal of raising $150 by May. In addition to fundraising, each student focuses on finding other students to join and grow our chapter. Although it’s not required we set a goal for each member to find 3-5 students to join.