Scholarships and Money for College

Here you can find lots of links and resources for getting scholarships and free money to further your education.Remember to check the deadlines, as many of them come and go by very quickly!

Affordable Schools Online
http://www.affordableschoolsonline.com/scholarships/
A website that offers information on cheap colleges, scholarships and financial planning.
 
Black Excel
25 scholarship gateways from Black Excel.
 
Coca Cola Scholars Foundation
A program open to all high school seniors in the US with awards based on character, personal merit and commitment.
 
College Net Scholarship Search
The Mach25 database gives you a quick way to search over 600,000 awards totaling over $1.6 billion.
 
Collegeboard.com: Scholarship Search
Find scholarships that match your education level, talents and background.
 
CollegeToolkit.com: Scholarship Searches
Create a personalized profile and save time finding the right scholarships for you!

Edudemic Affordable Online Colleges
http://www.edudemic.com/affordable-online-colleges/
Learn answers to your questions about online learning, getting a job and financial aid.
 

FastWeb
Create a free profile, and search a database of over a million local, national and college-specific scholarships.
 
FinAid: The Smart Student's Guide to Financial Aid Scholarships
FastWeb searching can help you find the money you need by matching your goals, hobbies, interests, and background with scholarship opportunities.
International Education Financial Aid
A scholarship search for international students wishing to study abroad. Find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.
 
Microsoft Scholarships
Scholarships designed to encourage students to pursue studies in computer science and related technical disciplines.
 
Milton Fisher Scholarship
http://www.rbffoundation.org/
The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity is a four-year scholarship open to high school juniors,  high school seniors and college freshman!
 
National Academy of American Scholars
NAAS annual merit competition for American high school seniors who exhibit scholastic excellence, leadership, merit, integrity, and outstanding character.
 
SallieMae - Finding Free Money
Free money for college in the form of scholarships and grants from a variety of sources, based on financial need, achievement, religious affiliation, ethnicity, memberships, hobbies, or special interests. Free Scholarship Search provides free access to over 2.4 million awards for undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral candidates.
 
ScienceNet Scholarships
A list of links to check out information about scholarships in science.
 
Siemens Westinghouse Competition Scholarship
The Siemens Foundation provides more than $1 million in college scholarships and awards each year for talented high school students in the United States for exceptional achievement in science, math and technology.
 
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
Merit-based scholarships awarded for students accepted at member institutions.
 
UFT Scholarship Fund
http://www.uft.org/scholarship-fund
The Albert Shanker College Scholarship Fund of the United Federation of Teachers are in the amount of $5000, or $1,250 a year for four years of college.
 
United Negro College Fund
Apply online for scholarships from the country's largest organization for minority higher education assistance.
 
 

Print Resources

College Costs How Much?! : The Workbook to Help You Save For School
Harold Simansky
Use worksheets and diagrams to figure out a savings plan for college.
 
Money-Winning Scholarship Essays and Interviews
Tanabe, Gen S.
Practice with sample interview questions and read winning essays.
 
Taming the Tuition Tiger :Getting the Money to Graduate -- With 529 Plans, Scholarships, Financial Aid, and More
Kathy Kristof
Get the facts about financial aid, student loans, and scholarships, and find out how to save, invest and manage your money.
 
Winning Scholarships For College: An Insider's Guide
Marianne Ragins
Win scholarships for college through successful interviews, essays and test scores.