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Fast Web!LARGEST Scholarship Database. Search for scholarships with our free scholarship matching service, get student financial aid and find money to pay for college at FastWeb.
College Board Scholarship SearchWe created this online tool to help you locate scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match your education level, talents, and background. Complete the brief questionnaire and Scholarship Search will find potential opportunities from our database of more than 2,300 sources of college funding, totaling nearly $3 BILLION in available aid
Princeton Review ScholarshipsInformation about scholarships and FAFSA
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Fill out this form to receive financial aid from your University and the Government. Required at universities every year.
National Scholarships at All Levels Highly competitive and prestigious college scholarships and grants, graduate school fellowships and research internships. Free financial aid, student loans, prizes, stipends.
Scholarships by State Search for scholarships by state or view all the scholarships listed by name.
Tuition, Loan, Scholarship HelpAt, we're here to help you find the money you need from all available funding sources. From one of the largest scholarship search engines on the web to our student loan options, is the place to get the money you need for your education.
Fin Aid - Smart Guide to financial aidThe best way to search for scholarships and fellowships is to use a personalized search, like the FastWeb scholarship search, that compares your background with a database of awards. Only those awards that fit your profile are identified as matches.
Scholarships by CategoryLists major scholarships by major
Guaranteed ScholarshipsJust meet the criteria listed, adhere to the application deadlines set by the individual colleges and universities, gain admission, enroll, and receive your scholarship or scholarships.
Gateway to 10 Free Scholarship Searches You will find links to more than 40 free, online scholarship search sites listing thousands of scholarships and financial aid awards worth billions of dollars. Just visit the sites which seem most appropriate for you and find the scholarships for which you are a good match.
Master List of Scholarships There is a list of reputable, recognized FREE resources to help you find a scholarship, grant or loan for college. Just click on the name to follow the link to their website. Whereever possible the links take you to the specific organization responsible. In some cases, the scholarship program uses an intermediary or administrator website.
Federal Direct Loan WebsiteStudents and parents can explore the site for information about the Direct Loan Program, including helpful publications and tools to help manage their Direct Loans.
California Based Scholarships
California ScholarshipsScholarship.comCalifornia scholarships may seem elusive at times, but take heart - there are plenty of scholarships out there for California residents.
University of California ScholarshipsUC SystemStudents with outstanding academic records and personal achievement are considered for Regents Scholarships, UC's most prestigious scholarship award. Regents Scholarships may be either honorary or need-based. Depending upon the campus, annual Regents Scholarship awards range from $1,000 honoraria to scholarships that cover full financial need for students who qualify for financial aid. Regents Scholarships are awarded to entering freshmen for up to four years
Minority Scholarship Database
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) ScholarshipThe Program Services Department administers various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documents. In order to apply for a UNCF Program Services Scholarship, you must apply through the online application process. The below is the list of all programs currently accepting applications.
Thurgood Marshall College FundThis free scholarship search, geared for African-American students, contains more than 300 scholarships searchable by GPA requirement, academic and career interest, and application deadline.
NAACP Scholarship SearchThe overall goal of the NAACP National Education Department is to ensure that all students have access to an equal and high-quality public education by eliminating all education related racial and ethnic disparities. Through advocacy training, policy development and guidance, building collaborative networks, and direct action, the National Education Department works to accomplish this goal with assistance from NAACP regional directors, state and local education committee chairs as well as our Partners in Education.
A Better Chance ScholarshipGeneral Information & Great Places to Start for minority students
Native American ScholarshipsThese scholarships are available specifically for Native American students. Students should be encouraged to apply to ALL sources of financial aid for which they are eligible. Other scholarships may be available once students are enrolled in a college, students should contact their college financial aid counselor or check with the American Indian Graduate Center
Hispanic Heritage Youth AwardsThe Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards run annually from March through January and honor young Latino leaders with grants for their college education or to fund a community service effort the student will plan, oversee and sustain.
Minority Student Scholarships (55 Listed)Check out these 55 scholarships specifically for minority students. They are offered annually and can be just what you need to help you out with your academic finances.
Minority List of ScholarshipsWe came upon this list of scholarships via an officer from the Amercian Association of Medical Colleges, via an officer of the Environmental Protection Agency. Share and share alike!
African American Scholarships (various areas)List of Scholarships for African Americans
Scholarships For Hispanics List of Scholarships for Hispanics
Asian American ScholarshipsList of Scholarships for Asian students
International Student ScholarshipsIEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.
Women Scholarship Database
Scholarships for WomenWomen who are pursuing a wide variety of careers and who come from very different backgrounds will be eligible for scholarships. Some are based on the major students choose, while others determine recipients on their financial need. Most will require women to submit FAFSA information, grades, or an essay written on a topic chosen by the donors.
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship ScholarshipThis annual Guardian's initiative is designed to reward the enterprising spirits of girls ages 12 to 18 –. Guardian awards prizes to 15 girls who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship; are taking the first steps toward financial independence; and make a difference in their schools and communities. Every year, prizes totaling $30,000 are granted to three top winners and 12 finalists each year, to further their entrepreneurialpursuits or save for college
Scholarships for Single MothersRaising a child on her own is one of the biggest challenges a woman may face in her life. This becomes even more challenging for women who want to improve their career prospects and earning potential by going back to school to earn their undergraduate or graduate degrees. Balancing work, children and school isn’t easy but scholarships for single mothers can at least help relieve some of the financial burden associated with study.
Disability Scholarship Database
Minorities & Disabilities ScholarshipsThese scholarship opportunities are listed in chronological order, based on their application deadlines. The list includes scholarships that are specifically aimed at Latinos and students with disabilities. The scholarships listed here include scholarships for undergraduate and graduate studies. Most of them are available nationwide. If the deadline for a scholarship has already passed, but the scholarship is a good fit for you, follow the link to its website and get more information about it. These scholarships are awarded annually, and you may be able to apply for it next year.
Students With Autism ScholarshipsEach year, the Autism Society presents a number of awards and scholarships to individuals and organizations in recognition of their commitment to the autism community. Awards and scholarship winners are announced each year at the Autism Society's National Conference and Exposition on Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Students With Epilepsy Scholarships Rather than being one disorder, epilepsy in a term used to describe several types of seizure disorders (almost two dozen). What we call seizures are changes in the functioning of the electrical system of the human brain. These changes are brief and temporary. During the seizures, an overload of electrical activity between brain cells occurs. About 1% of the population has epilepsy.
National Federation of The Blind ScholarshipsEach year at its national convention in July, the NFB gives a broad array of thirty scholarships to recognize achievement by blind scholars. All applicants for these scholarships
Scholarships for Students with DisabilitiesScholarships exist for many minority groups, and having a disability is no different. There are thousands, of different free disability scholarships for people with disabilities available to those who suffer from all types of mental and/or physical disabilities. There are even disability scholarships designed for families with a parent(s) on disability allowance. Additionally, many private organizations award scholarship money to ensure students with disabilities are able to achieve their college goals, despite learning issues, environmental challenges, or medical bills. These disability scholarships, loans, and grant programs help thousands of disabled people pay for school and college tuition every year.
Government Sponsored Database
Federal Scholarships and Aid is the most comprehensive FREE full-text online resource on all U.S. government grants and student financial aid programs. Here you will find detailed and up-to-date information about (1) who can apply, (2) how to apply, (3) full contact info, and much more... for over 130 government grants and loans (scholarships, fellowships, traineeships) related to education!
Music Scholarship Database
Federation of Musicians ScholarshipsList of scholarships for students interested in music. Also available for minority students only.
Nursing Scholarship Database
Nursing Scholarships This list has been created by Black Excel. The gateway is followed by a sampling of college nursing programs, a nursing/career overview link, and a very interesting note on HBCUs and nursing (a must read). These scholarships are not race-specific.
Nursing Scholarships OpportunitiesScholarships and Financial Aid Resources for Nursing Students
Military Related Scholarship Database
AFROTC High School Scholarships Available for students interested in the Air Force
Marine Corps Scholarships Available for students interested in the Marines
Scholarships for Military ChildrenThe Scholarships for Military Children Program was created to recognize the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community.
September 11th Scholarship Funds A number of companies, organizations, and postsecondary institutions have announced scholarship funds for the children of those who died in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. While the primary purpose of this list is to provide financial aid professionals with the information they need to help students who may be eligible for these funds, it may also be used as a resource by families and others who were touched by the September 11 tragedies.
Study Abroad Scholarship Database
Scholarships for Study AbroadIIE designs programs and conducts seminars and study tours for students, professionals and policymakers throughout the world, to prepare future leaders to address local and global challenges.
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The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial ScholarshipEstablished in 1973, the League dedicates revenue from the annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. (WMY) Football Classic towards scholarship assistance for disadvantaged New York City students. The one-time scholarship payment of $3,500 for memorial awardees and $1,500 for incentive awardees.
Siemens Technology ProgramThe Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology recognizes remarkable talent early on, fostering individual growth for high school students who are willing to challenge themselves through science research. Through this competition, students have an opportunity to achieve national recognition for science research projects that they complete in high school. It is administered by The College Board and funded by the Siemens Foundation.
Disabled War Veterans ScholarshipsThe AFCEA Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the newly established Disabled War Veterans Scholarships of $2,500 each. The Scholarships are made possible by generous contributions from Microsoft employees with matching funds from Microsoft Corporation
Ayn Rand ScholarshipEssay Contest for Scholarship money
National ElksThe Elks National Foundation provides more than $3.64 million in college scholarships each year through its three scholarship programs. The application process and deadlines vary for each program. All applications must go through a local Elks Lodge before reaching the Elks National Foundation office. Contact your high school counselor for more information or your local Elks Lodge.
Burger King ScholarsBK Scholars Program has awarded more than $14 million to high school seniors and employees across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico and the program continues to grow. This year alone we awarded $1.2 million in scholarships
American Chemical Society ScholarshipsThe American Chemical Society sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical
engineering, and students seeking a two-year degree in chemical technology. The programs are designed to encourage African-American, Hispanic, and American Indian students to pursue undergraduate college degrees in the chemical sciences and chemical technology.
Astronaut Scholarship Foundation To date, the foundation has awarded $2.8 million in scholarships to 259 deserving students.
ELA Foundation Scholarships (disabled) ELA Scholarships are available only to women graduate students with physical disabilities who are enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States. These scholarships are awarded on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis.
Sammy Scholarships--Body by Milkach winner will receive a $7,500 college scholarship, appear in a special Milk Mustache ad in USA TODAY and attend a special awards weekend in Disney World in June where they’ll get to meet Milk Mustache celebs.
Martin Luther King Scholarships Each year, a variety of educational, inspirational and celebratory events honor one of the nation's most revered civil rights leaders. The signature event, the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March, is scheduled for Monday, January 18, 2010. The march will begin at 10 a.m. at the MLK Freedom Bridge located at 3500 MLK Drive and end at Pittman-Sullivan Park, 1101 Iowa (click this link for march route and info). Once again, it is expected to draw more than 100,000 adults and children. San Antonio hosts the largest march in the United States.
New York Women in Communications Foundation (Other States)Each year, the Foundation – in conjunction with New York Women in Communications – awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate students who intend to pursue or further a career in communications.
Art and Writing Awards Scholarships for students pursuing degrees in art
Edison International Scholars ProgramThe Edison Scholars Program rewards public and private high school seniors who show potential for a successful college career and have a financial need. The scholarship is part of Edison's 48-year tradition of investing in the future by making the dream of a college education a reality for deserving students.
Asian American Journalist Association Founded in 1981, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is a non-profit professional and educational organization with more than 2,000 members today. AAJA serves Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders by encouraging young people to consider journalism as a career, developing managers in the media industry, and promoting fair and accurate news coverage.
Past Presidents' Legacy ScholarshipsThe National Hydropower Association is pleased to announce that it will be accepting applications for the 2010 NHA Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship the first week of January 2010. The $2,000 scholarship goes to promising young people who demonstrate the academic skills and commitment to help create the next generation of the hydropower industry.
Miss America ScholarshipsThe Miss America Organization is one of the nation's leading achievement programs and the world's largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women. Last year, the Miss America Organization and its state and local organizations made available more than $45 million in cash and scholarship assistance. This assistance is not just for the handful of young women who become Miss America, but is available to the over 12,000 young women who compete in the state and local competitions as well.
The National Society of High School ScholarsNSHSS members have the opportunity to compete for $5,000 scholarships to be awarded annually. All high school members are eligible, with the exception of relatives of NSHSS staff members and relatives of scholarship reviewers.
Family Dollar ScholarshipFamily Dollar Corporation sponsors scholarships for high school seniors.
SEIU Lottery Scholarship ProgramFifteen $1,000 scholarships; Thirty-three $1,500 scholarships Unions help working families fulfill their dreams in many different ways. At SEIU, this includes yearly college scholarship opportunities. Through five different scholarship programs, SEIU awards 52 scholarships that enable SEIU members and their children to pursue their educational goals at accredited colleges, universities, and technical schools.
Kohl's Kids Who Care ScholarshipsEvery year, Kohl's recognizes and rewards young volunteers (ages 6-18) across the country for their amazing contributions to their communities. This year we are recognizing more than 2,100 kids with more than $410,000 in scholarships and prizes.
September 2011
15Holocaust Remembrance ProjectRange from $5,000 to $2,500. Cash prizes of $500 and $250.The Holocaust Remembrance Project is a national essay contest for high school students designed to encourage and promote the study of the Holocaust. The Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation recognizes the moral imperative of teaching young people about this watershed event, and is honored to provide the resources for the operation of this project.
October 2011
7AES Engineering Scholarships (Essay)$500AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.
15State Farm Insurance Hispanic Scholarships State Farm Companies Foundation has assisted Hispanic college students through its relationship with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund since 1990. Each year, we provide $2,500 scholarships to 25 Hispanic college students who are pursuing a teaching career.
31Coca Cola ScholarshipVariesThis is a major competition with hundreds of over 250 awards going to "scholars," with academic, leadership, and talent qualities. The award amount is from $4,000 to $20,000. You can apply on-line.
November 2011
1Ron Brown Scholarships $10000 per yearThe Ron Brown Scholar Program is a national program benefiting academically-talented, highly motivated African-American high school seniors who have demonstrated financial need, social commitment and leadership potential.
December 2011
1NRA Civil Rights Defense FundFirst prizes are $1,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds; second prizes, $600 in Savings Bonds; third prizes, $200 in Savings Bonds; and honorable mention, $100 in Savings Bonds. The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund was established by the NRA Board of Directors in 1978 to become involved in court cases establishing legal precedents in favor of gun owners.
1KFC Colonel's Scholarship$20,000The KFC Colonel's Scholars Program® is looking for high school seniors with entrepreneurial drive, strong perseverance, demonstrated financial need, and who want to pursue a college education at an accredited public institution in the state they reside.
January 2012
9Ron Brown Scholarships $10000 per yearThe Ron Brown Scholar Program is a national program benefiting academically-talented, highly motivated African-American high school seniors who have demonstrated financial need, social commitment and leadership potential.
11Gates Millennium Scholarship Completely Paid CollegeThe Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMS), funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding, low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American*, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. Continuing Gates Millennium Scholars may request funding for a graduate degree program in one of the following discipline areas: computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science. The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence by providing thousands of outstanding students, who have significant financial need, the opportunity to reach their full potential.
14Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) $2500-5000Available to first-time incoming college studntes of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. U.S> citizen or permanent resident. 2.7 GPA. Must apply for federal financial
15Urban League Scholarships with Gillette Minimum $5000Applicant must rank in top quarter of class. Selection is based upon leadership skills, work experience, extracurricular activities, and volunteer work. Award includes paid summer internship at a Gillette company.
15Mensa Scholarship Essay Scholarship The Mensa Education & Research Foundation college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need.
15Dell Scholars ProgramAmount:$20,000Seniors who have participated in a college readiness program approved by the Dell Scholars Program. 2.4
15Spirit of Anne Frank Outstanding Youth Scholarship Application$1000-10,000For High School Seniors who have succeeded personally, academically and as a community leader. Essay should reflect upon a personal experience that shows a commitment to peace, taking a stand against any type of discrimination, reaching out to underserved community members, or working within an organization that brings diverse people
17PG&E ERG Scholarships$1,000,000 in scholarships offeredWhile PG&E utilizes a standard Scholarship application, each Resource Group reserves the opportunity to award funds to students who have shown commitment to specific communities or causes.
31Discover Card Tribute Award ScholarshipsUp to $40,000For high school juniors. 2.75 GPA min. Leadership and community service with significant roadblock or challenge in their life
31The Roothbert Fund Scholarships Grants are small (averaging $2,000-$3,000) and are meant to be supplementary.The Roothbert Fund was created in 1958 by Albert and Toni Roothbert to help men and women in need of financial aid to further their education. The principal focus of The Fund is its Scholarships Program, through which it makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Scholarships may only be applied to study at an accredited institution based in the United States. The Fund seeks candidates who are "motivated by spiritual values," and works to foster fellowship among them.
February 2012