Scholarships are free money for college or trade school that you do not have to pay back.
Scholarships can be found on many sites on the web. You should never have to pay to apply for a scholarship.
Many scholarships require that you write an essay, usually about yourself. Here is a link to some quick tips on how to write that scholarship essay. Scholarship Essay
Naviance – Login to your SDP Student Account and click on the Naviance Box. On the homepage, you will see the link for Scholarship Search. There you will find a scholarship bank of hundreds of scholarships that are updated on a regular basis.
Athletic Scholarships are for student-athletes who are being recruited by prospective colleges or universities and the coaches of those universities make the decision as to whom they offer these scholarships. If you believe that you are a student-athlete worthy of receiving an “athletic scholarship” please contact the colleges or university coaches.
Fast Web – Great site to find additional scholarships to pay for college.
Scholarship Coach, Vol 8 – Scholarship America wants to make sure the high cost of college doesn’t keep students from earning their degrees. This free e-book features more than 50 pages of highlights, tips, and tricks for scholarship seekers in high school and college!
- A look at federal student aid
- A glimpse into the field of computer science
- $500k in featured and segmented scholarships
Scholarships for Undocumented Students – This link will take you to a book created by MALDEF that provides scholarship information in English and Spanish for students of Latino/Hispanic heritage.
College Greenlight – This site connects first-generation and underrepresented students to caring colleges, generous scholarships, and life-changing counselors and mentors.
Raise.Me – RaiseMe is a social enterprise focused on expanding access to higher education, especially among low income and first-generation students. RaiseMe enables students to earn scholarships throughout high school, starting as early as 9th grade, for doing all the things that best prepare them to succeed, whether that’s getting good grades, volunteering in the community or joining extracurricular programs.
Scholarship Monkey – Site where you can search for scholarships three different ways.
Scholarships.com – Scholarship website.
My Scholly – Scholly is the boldest and baddest scholarship matching platform out there. It’s simple, accurate, and full of scholarship management tools. Made by students for students. There is a small fee for the app and online portal.