Optimal Scholarships

As part of Optimal, GuidetoOnlineSchools has helped donate over $100,000 in scholarships since 2010. Please see our current scholarships below.

Scholarship Name Award Deadline Scholarship Application

Community College Scholarship

Eligibility: Students enrolled at a public community college, junior college, technical college, or city college, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree.
$5,000 Dec 29, 2019

Military Scholarships

Eligibility: Students who are veterans or active members of the U.S. military and are enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree.
$5,000 Dec 29, 2019

Undergraduate Scholarship

Eligibility: Undergraduate students enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree.
$5,000 Dec 29, 2019

Graduate Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduate students enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree.
$5,000 Dec 29, 2019

Previous Scholarships

  • Community College Scholarship

    We were able to help 21 community college students work towards their degrees. We chose this scholarship because of the lower costs of community college, so we knew we could make a big impact on students.

  • Make a Difference Scholarship

    Applicants submitted a short video or a photo essay explaining how their degrees would change the world. We had 4 winners going into the fields of wilderness therapy, education, and nursing.

  • Military Scholarship

    We've awarded 5 military scholarships to very inspiring individuals. Keenan Sanchez is pursuing biomedical engineering in hopes of contributing to the advancement of prosthetic limbs.

  • Study Abroad Scholarship

    This was our very first scholarship and we were able to help 6 students study abroad. Our very first winner studied the global food crisis in the Sacred Valley in the Andes of Peru.

  • Women's Scholarship

    We awarded 23 outstanding women this scholarship to help them pursue their dreams.

Winners Archive