Scholarship Search Page
There is a lot of misinformation
about scholarships and financial aid. Over the years, we have
encountered students of all ages, members of their families, and
numerous educators who had major misconceptions about the kinds
of financial aid and scholarships available and who might be
eligible to receive either or both.
Want to know how to find a scholarship
for which you might qualify?
Although it is stating the
obvious, sometimes it is necessary: do not assume that you will
not qualify for a scholarship or grant of some kind. There are
many kinds of scholarships available to students of all ages.
You do not even have to be a high-achieving student to qualify
for all of them, and many do not require you to demonstrate
However, because financial need is
a factor in some scholarships, as it is in other kinds of
financial aid, be sure to complete the
Financial Aid Form, often referred to as the FAFSA. SAT,
ACT, GRE, LSAT, GMAT and other standardized test scores are
sometimes considered when scholarships are awarded, so you may
want to take these exams more than once even if your first
scores meet the requirements for admission to the colleges or
universities to which you plan to apply.
High school counselors often know
of scholarships awarded by local organizations, so whether you
are a college-bound high school student, a college senior headed
to graduate school or an adult student returning to school,
check with the guidance offices of your local high schools.
Also, find out if your house of worship, your religious
denomination, your employer, or the organizations to which you
and your family members belong offer scholarships. You may be
Be sure to talk with the
admissions and financial aid counselors at the institutions to
which you are applying to see if they can help you identify
scholarships for which you might qualify.
Last but not least, try a few of
the free scholarship searches on our college
scholarship partner site.