Scholarships are free money for college or career school that you do not have to pay back.

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.

BigFuture – Great site to find additional scholarships to help pay for college.

United Negro College Fund UNCF – Great site to find additional scholarships to help pay for college specifically HBCUs.

The Gates Scholarship – is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. Starting in 2018, the scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence through college graduation, and providing them the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Fast Web – Great site to find additional scholarships to help pay for college.

Scholarships for Computer Science Majors – Our Scholarships for Computer Science Majors guide takes a look at college financing options for CS majors and includes:

  • 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 site 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.