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Spotting scams

As you know, all websites are not necessarily safe - one very good reason to stick to trusted websites/scholarship services. If you decide to get adventurous and strike out on your own, take a quick look at these links before you start clicking. Remember the basic life mantra: "if it looks too good to be true, it probably is."

Scholarship Search Services

Check out these quick reviews of scholarship search service sites (e.g. Fastweb, Unigo, Scholarships.com, BrokeScholar, Zinch, and more). Some are better than others depending on your criteria, but all of them will help you find hundreds of opportunities in seconds. 

Scholarships for everyone

There are scholarships that cover things you may never have thought possible - hobbies, physical characteristics, and more. See the examples below and start exploring your favorite scholarship search services for more!

Community/identity-specific scholarships

Check out the links below each category to see a collection of opportunities from these popular search sites.

Race/Ethnicity 

LGBTQ

Women

Military

Specific Opportunties