What are scholarships?
Scholarships are gifts. They don't need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations.
How do I find scholarships?
- AHS Scholarship Bulletin
- the U.S. Department of Labor’s FREE scholarship search tool
- your state grant agency
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- Hispanic Heritage Foundation
- The Dream.US
- United Negro College Fund
- Asian Pacific Fund
- Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
- Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
- American Indian Graduate Center
- Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
- NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (for women)
- Search engines:
Tips for applying for scholarships:
- Promoting yourself
- Read all information carefully and follow directions regarding the application process.
- Meet all of your deadlines
Beware of scholarship scams, please visit the US Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid information website at http://studentaid.ed.gov/types/scams for more information.
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