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Tips for your scholarship search:

  • Go for the local scholarships first (Community Scholarship—fill it out and turn it in by March 2nd)
  • Search for scholarships at the specific campuses where you are applying—check the college webpages
  • Search on large scholarship banks (several are listed below)

 

Here are some other resources to use for scholarship searches:

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-state/california-scholarships/1   (specific to California)

http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/  (over 100 different colleges offering scholarships for high SAT/ACT scores and more)

www.collegeoptions.org

http://www.mcconnellfoundation.org/scholarship-program/

www.collegescholarships.org

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

https://www.studentscholarships.org/

https://myscholly.com/theplatform/  (small fee for this service)

 

THE ART LIST

www.theartlist.com

Provides a list of opportunities for visual artists and photographers, including contests with prizes up to $15,000.

 

BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION

www.gatesfoundation.org/topics/Pages/scholarships.aspx

Awards eight scholarship programs for undergraduate and graduate students, minority students, low income students, and others. Provides information on eligibility and how to apply for each program.

 

BLACK EXCEL

www.blackexcel.org/200-Scholarships.html

Provides links to 200 free scholarships for minority students in all disciplines.

 

CAPPEX

www.cappex.com

After filling out a profile, visitors can find colleges and scholarships that are tailored to their needs. Also includes a "Cappex for Counselors" section.

 

CAREERS AND COLLEGES

www.careersandcolleges.com

Teamed up with U.S. World News Report, Careers and Colleges offers a free scholarship search of over 1.7 million scholarships worth over 7 billion dollars. Results match students' specific needs and interests. Also allows students to explore college, major, and career options.

 

CAREER ONE STOP

www.acinet.org/acinet/scholarshipsearch/ScholarshipCategory.asp?searchtype=category&nodeid=22

Career One Stop provides a scholarship search database of over 5,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and other financial aid opportunities. Visitors can search by category or by keyword.

 

COLLEGEANSWER.COM

www.collegeanswer.com

Provided by Sallie Mae, gives families, children, and school counselors information on how to find scholarships and navigate the financial aid process.

 

COLLEGES, COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS, AND FINANCIAL AID

www.college-scholarships.com

Designed to offer college-bound students, parents and school counselors easy access to information on U.S. colleges and universities free college scholarship and financial aid searches, SAT and ACT test preparation tips and more.

 

COLLEGESCHOLARSHIPS.ORG

www.collegescholarships.org

No login or registration required. Allows for students and counselors to brows scholarships by category, such as scholarships for Native Americans, or Music Scholarships, etc. Also provides resources regarding how to write scholarships essays and more.

 

CULINARY ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS

www.thebagel.org

Includes a list of associations and organizations around the country that provide scholarships to students interested in attending a culinary arts school.

 

FASTAID FREE SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH

www.fastaid.com

The world's largest and oldest private-sector scholarship database.20 years of scholarship research, constantly updated.

 

 

FASTWEB

www.fastweb.com

Fastweb includes exclusive tools to help students search for college scholarships by interest. After filling out a personal profile, students are able to find scholarships that meet their goals and activities. Students can search, find, and apply to scholarships all from one website.

 

FINAID

www.finaid.org/scholarships/

Links to a free scholarship search engine, but also provides list of less commonly found scholarships. Included: Unusual Scholarships (http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/unusual.phtml), Full tuition academic scholarships (http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/academicscholarships.phtml), Scholarships for Average students (http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/average.phtml) and more.

 

FREE-4U.COM

www.free-4u.com

A national database of scholarship listings. Includes scholarship lists based on majors, religion, athletics, minorities, state, military, Greek life, and more.

 

FRESHMAN SUPPORT

FreshmanSupport.com is a free, Texas university-specific website that students can use to compare housing options, find roommates, plan their college visit and much more.  FreshmanSupport.com started as a class project at The University of Texas, and last year approximately 80 percent of the incoming UT freshman class used the website.

http://www.freshmansupport.com/scholarship

 

 

GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES

http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/scholarship-database

Scholarships for self-identified gays/lesbians, scholarships for community service to GLBT service organizations, scholarships for the study of GLBT culture, scholarships for the children of GLBT parents.

 

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION FINANCIAL AID

www.iefa.org

The premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. Includes a comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings as well as international student loan programs.

 

MERITAID.COM

www.meritaid.com

A comprehensive listing of merit scholarships and academic scholarships from colleges and universities across the USA. Allows students to fill out a profile for a directed search, or allows aid to be searched for by school name. Also includes a free Merit Aid scholarship report and kit for school counselors.

NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/scholarships

 

http://www.ihs.gov/scholarship/index.cfm

 

http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/scholarships/main.html

 

http://www.hrsa.gov/publichealth/community/indianhealth/workforce.html

 

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/minority-scholarships/american-indian-native-american-scholarships/

 

http://www.trianglecf.org/grants_support/view_scholarships/native_american_health_education_fund/

 

http://www.college-financial-aid-advice.com/native-american-scholarships.html

 

NEXT STUDENT

www.nextstudent.com/directory-of-scholarships

Next Student includes a directory of scholarships where visitors can access lists of scholarships based on major, skills, interests, ethnic and racial background, religious affiliation, and more. Also provides a search engine of scholarships.

 

PETERSON'S PAY FOR SCHOOL

www.petersons.com

Provides a free, searchable scholarship and grant database, as well as offering information to students on federal student aid.

 

PRINCETON REVIEW SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID

www.princetonreview.com/scholarships-financial-aid.aspx

Information regarding federal student aid, the FAFSA, a free scholarship search database, and articles about how to find more aid for students.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS.COM

www.scholarships.com

Provides a searchable database of over 2.7 million scholarships and grants worth over $19 billion. Students can search for state, local, and national scholarships and can review results by deadline, dollar amount, and more.

 

SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA

http://scholarshipamerica.org

Provides information on currently open scholarships based on their availability to the public or special interest groups.

 

SCHOLARSHIP EXPERTS

www.scholarshipexperts.com

Includes a free, easy, fast scholarship database. Students simply fill out a profile and then are connected to scholarship matches. The database is constantly updated to provide accurate and up-to-date information. 

 

SCHOLARSHIP PLUS

www.scholarshipplus.com

ScholarshipPlus.com is an online system created for school counselors by school counselors. Includes custom reports, rapid entry tools, and the ability to distribute scholarship information all through your ScholarshipPlus tool.

 

SCHOLARSHIP STREET

www.scholarshipstreet.com

Provides online scholarship search, information on scholarship scams, as well as scholarship 101 classes.

 

SCIENCE NET

www.cse.emory.edu/sciencenet/links/undergrad/scholarships.cfm

A list of scholarships for undergraduate minority scholars interested in science, engineering, and technology.

 

SIMPLE TUITION

www.simpletuition.com/home

Allows students, parents, and counselors to search for private and federal student loans and to learn more about the loan and financial aid process.

 

STUDENT AID ON THE WEB

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

Information from the Federal Government on federal student aid, including guides to the FAFSA, information on federal grants and loans, as well as a Scholarship Wizard.

 

WE MAGAZINE

http://wemagazineforwomen.com/100-grants-loans-scholarships-for-women/

List of 100 grants, loans, and scholarships for women.

 

XAP

www.xap.com

Includes a student center where students can learn how to prepare for college and learn how to pay for college. Contains a scholarship search area, where students can browse scholarships or search.

 

ZINCH

www.zinch.com

Zinch is an online searchable scholarship database. Students simply fill out a profile and then are connected to a variety of scholarship opportunities.