We are a 100% volunteered-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was established as an online charity in 2017. We believe that if you want to make a difference in someone’s life, education is the place to start!
We provide a financial bridge connecting highly qualified students with the financial assistance they need to train for high-demand positions in healthcare, business, and technology through the donations that we receive from corporate partners, businesses, and individual donors.
Yes, payitforwardedu.org is registered and recognized as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
We use peer-to-peer fundraising and direct fundraising to collect donations for our National Scholarships Fund campaign. Donations are collected from individual donors and corporate partners through an online secured credit or debit payment portal, or by mailing checks to our donation center.
The National Scholarship Fund is where all of the donations made to payitforwardedu.org go that are collected from the contributions and gifts made by corporate partners, businesses, and individual donors to offset the cost of tuition or other related academic expenses for scholarship recipients..
You can support our cause by becoming an individual donor or corporate partner to the payitforwardedu.org National Scholarships Fund. You can also help support us by sharing any of the peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns that collect donations for the payitforwardedu.org National Scholarships Fund.
Yes, payitforwardedu.org is 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, charitable organization. Payitforwardedu.org is a qualified 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.
No, all donations, including donation made through a peer-to-peer fundraiser, go directly to payitforwardedu.org to ensure tax-deductible giving and proper use of scholarship funds.
All donations made to payitforwardedu.org go directly to the National Scholarships Fund where your donation will be distributed nationwide to the testing, training or higher education program on behalf of the eligible and qualified scholarship recipients.
Although we operate as a 100% volunteer organization, the amount distributed from your gift can vary depending on the method of payment you choose to make your donation due to a non-affiliated payment processor that automatically deducts a fee for every transaction made through payitforwardedu.org.
You must apply for a scholarship online directly through payitfrowardedu.org. Not everyone is approved for a scholarship, and all scholarship applicants must register, complete the application process, and meet the eligibility requirements in order to be considered for a scholarship.
You can always re-apply for a scholarship if you have not previously been qualified and approved by payitforwardedu.org. If your scholarship funds have already been distributed on your behalf you must submit another request for scholarship funds through the My Account portal.
Once you have been approved for a scholarship, you will request to receive scholarship funds directly from the My Account portal that is accessible through the payitforwardedu.org site. All requests are reviewed and must qualify for distribution before being submitted directly to your career training or academic higher education program.
Yes. We do require that all scholarship applicants build and promote their peer-to-peer fundraising page (subject to approval) that is used to collect donations for the Payitforwardedu.org National Scholarships Fund.
Currently there is no minimum or maximum amount determined that a qualified recipient can get for their scholarship. Distributions are made on a case-by-case basis based on need and funds available.