There are many scholarships out there both big and small. No matter what the amount every penny helps. Here is one I found to help with getting a laptop for college. Hey, it can't hurt to apply.
Windows 8 Study Smarter Laptop Scholarship Deadline: Jun 10, 2014
Eligibility: All current U.S. high school and college students. For details, read the official rules.
Description: Students must submit an essay (under 500 characters) to the following question: "School is a balanced mix of work and play, and PCs have everything you need to do it all! What are the programs or apps you mix to be productive and have fun - and why?". 10 applicants will be selected to win an HP ENVY x2 PC courtesy of Windows 8 and Chegg.
Submit your application here: http://www.chegg.com/scholarships/windows8-study-smarter-scholarship/apply#sch-rules