There is another scholarship opportunity to those people who want to return in college after 5 years. The scholarship is known as the Russ Griffith Memorial Scholarship which is also known as the Returning Student Scholarship.
This scholarship is offered to students of universities and colleges that are clients of Datatel. The scholarship award is $2,000 each and Russ Griffith Memorial scholarship selects a total of fifty scholars every year. To apply, the student needs to submit a maximum of 1000-word essay that discusses the impact of being a returning student, the challenges of combining life interests, such as work and family, along with school, and the importance of receiving a this scholarship to help achieve a dream.
One can apply for Russ Griffith Memorial scholarship until January 31, 2008. For more information about the application process and scholarship requirements, visit the Scholarship Application Page.