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Assistance for students in finding and applying for a wide variety of scholarships

Scholarship Search Services

Check out these quick reviews of scholarship search service sites (e.g. Fastweb,,, BrokeScholar,, and more). Each have their strengths and unique opportunities. Try them on for size!

Ten best sites to look for scholarships  Get the skinny on the best services from the folks at Her Campus

Top five scholarship websites  ...And the student perspective from USCB

A Complete and Honest Review of Leading Scholarship Review Services  From the folks at College


There are scholarships out there for everyone, even if you may have been turned down for various loans. Check out these links for important tips:

Minority/Ethnicity & Special Status Scholarships

These scholarship search services will show you a variety of opportunities available based on your unique status(es).





Specific Opportunties

Other unique sources for scholarships

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!