College Board Opportunity Scholarships

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The College Board Opportunity Scholarship is a different kind of scholarship program. Students don’t have to write an essay, fill out an application, or have a specific GPA or test score. The program rewards students for simply completing the actions they need to take in order to apply to college. For more information, please see Scholarship Details and Official Rules.

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The Scholarships

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.

1. Build Your College List: $500

Get started by exploring colleges you’re interested in. Learn More

2. Practice for the SAT: $1,000

Use Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy® to get ready for test day. Learn More

3. Improve Your Score: $2,000

Show how practice pays off by improving your SAT score. Learn More

4. Strengthen Your College List: $500

Make sure your college list has a mix of academic safety, match, and reach schools. Learn More

5. Complete the FAFSA: $1,000

Fill out the free government form to apply for financial aid. Learn More

6. Apply to Colleges: $1,000

Apply to the schools you want to attend. Learn More

Complete Your Journey: $40,000

Complete all six scholarship steps to be eligible for a $40,000 scholarship. Learn More