Foundation Scholarships

Thanks to our generous donors, Carl Sandburg College Foundation is able to award over $100,000 each year in scholarship dollars to Sandburg students. Apply between October 1 and March 15 for the upcoming year.  We encourage all students to apply. 

To Apply Online:

  1. Go to
  2. Login using mySandburg
  3. Go to "Student Apps"
  4. Click on the "Scholarship Application" button

Check out Foundation Scholarships


Other Sandburg Scholarships

Check out these scholarships offered through the College, Foundation, and External Sources. 

Athletic Scholarships for students with exceptional talent in athletics.

Study Abroad Scholarships for students who qualify for Pell to participate in Study Abroad. 

Talent Scholarships for students with exceptional talent in music, theatre, art, creative writing, and journalism.

Sandburg has compiled a sortable and filterable table of external scholarship opportunities which is updated and reviewed regularly. Important eligibility criteria for each scholarship should be researched by the student, usually by searching the scholarship application website or listed on the front page of the application. 


Please note that these are external scholarships which Sandburg has limited information on. All questions regarding individual scholarships should be directed to the originating scholarship organization, usually found on their website or at the end of the application. 


Updated List of External Scholarship Opportunities