Jean O'Toole

Jean O’Toole is an educational consultant and author of the bestselling book, Scholarship Strategies Finding and Winning the Money You Need. Over the past 15 years, she has helped tens of thousands of students in the United States. Individuals collectively have been awarded millions of dollars by applying Jean’s scholarship strategies. In 2008, Jean co-founded Connections101, a company specializing in providing motivational tools for scholarship searching. It is her goal to empower students to design their paths to their future without college debt. Visit connections101.com for more information, and follow Jean on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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7 Scholarships to Help You Study Abroad

One day students will be able to return to studying abroad. Be prepared for that day by finding great scholarships to help pay for your study abroad program.read more

3 Scholarship Action Steps for Native American Students

Native American students have unique opportunities when it comes to scholarships. Here are actions steps you can take to receive more money for college. read more

A Community Service: Sharing Scholarships With Others

Community service is an easy way to increase scholarship eligibility. Helping others find them is beneficial too! Check out these awards and share the wealth. read more

3 Questions to Ask as You Look for Scholarships

Wait! Before you start applying to scholarships, make sure you ask yourself these three important questions to guide your scholarship search and application process. read more

STEM Scholarship Opportunities for Minority Students

If you're a student from a minority group looking for scholarships to help you pursue your STEM studies, look no further! Check out these great awards.read more

10 Scholarships Available for DACA-Eligible Students

Check out these 10 great scholarships that students can apply to regardless of US citizenship, meaning all undocumented students are eligible. Start applying now!read more

How to Find Scholarships in Hidden Places

Scholarships can be found in the most unexpected of places. Here's how to find the right people to help you find the right scholarships for you.read more

4 Great Scholarship Opportunities for Younger Students

Students can find scholarships as early as elementary school for their college journey. Here's four early scholarships to start with and advice to find more! read more

8 Great Need-Blind Scholarship Options for Students

Scholarships aren't just for students who demonstrate financial need. You can find great awards no matter your family's economic status. Get started here! read more

3 Strategies to Increase Your Scholarship Eligibility

Scholarships can be big game changers for many students in paying for college. Increase your qualifications for scholarship eligibility with these tips!read more