There are numerous on-line databases available to students who are trying to obtain funding for their education. We have provided links below to several of the more popular sites. Our listing is by no means a complete listing of all databases available on the web and we do not recommend any one service over another.
Caution: Any service that offers to find you scholarship money for a fee should be avoided. Legitimate scholarships sources do not charge you for their services.
The Fast Web Scholarship site is one of the largest and most popular. Through it you will have access to over 1.5 million scholarships worth over $3.4 billion.
One of the Internet's premier college scholarship search sites
ISAC Scholarship Programs
A free scholarship search site maintained by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
College Boards's Scholarship Search
An on-line tool to help you locate scholarships, internships, grants and loans that match you education level, talents, and background
Sallie Mae's Scholarship Search
Through Sallie Mae's free scholarship database you will have access to over 5 million scholarships worth over $24 billion
The Sallie Mae Fund
In additions to "College Answer" Sallie Mae presents this web site offering scholarship opportunities primarily to lower income and minority students
The Sallie Mae Fund Black College Dollars
A "free scholarship search geared for African-American students".
Thurgood Marshall College Fund
TMCF offers four types of unique scholarships that are merit, plus need-based designed to address the financial needs of students attending TMCF member-schools. The awards process is highly competitive and the awards are given to outstanding and qualified students who plan to earn a baccalaureate, graduate or law degree from an accredited college or university
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Compiled by the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute
Peterson's Scholarship Search
Connecting you with more than 1.5 million scholarships, grants and awards valued at nearly $10 billion
Over 30 years providing students with educational funding sources.
Scholarship database of 2.4 million scholarships worth over $14 billion.
United Negro College Fund
UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation.
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
You may need to download some of the forms/documents on this web site.