It's true... there are billions of dollars in scholarships out there, with many ways to search for scholarship opportunities!
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1. Naviance - Link to Login to Naviance
Once you have logged into Naviance (using school email and the password is lancaster) you can then go to the Colleges tab and click on Scholarships and Money and you will then find all the scholarships under the Scholarship List. Any scholarships (local and national) that we get we make available to the students on this site. Many scholarships have deadlines so we encourage seniors to check this weekly
2. Going Merry - Link to sign up page
Millions of dollars in scholarships are available right now. Browse, get matched and apply online, absolutely free. Use Merry Apps to apply to multiple scholarships at once, and apply directly to thousands of other scholarships. Your info is autofilled into each application, and you can reuse essays for similar scholarships.
3. GoodCall - Link to scholarship search
4. CollegeXpress - Link to scholarship search
5. Raise.me - Link to sign up page
Start NOW! Add all of your achievements as early as 9th grade: every grade, sport, club, & more. Learn more about which colleges could be a great fit for you, see the micro-scholarships they’re offering, and share that you’re interested. Watch money pile up automatically as you earn Micro-Scholarships from colleges. Cash-in at a Raise.me college where you've been accepted and plan to attend.
6. Scholarships.com - Link to scholarship search
Free College Scholarship Search of over 3.7 Million College Scholarships & Grants - About $19 Billion in Financial Aid
7. StudentScholarshipsearch.org - Link to scholarship search
With one of the largest databases of scholarships online and a speedy scholarship matching tool, StudentScholarshipSearch helps students find scholarships that are most relevant to their background, field of study, sport, skill, interest, achievement, or other attribute. Whether you're in grad school or were just accepted into college, we'll have a match for you.
8. Scholar Snapp - Link to sign up page
Scholar Snapp allows you to create a profile with the standard content requested by college scholarship applications. Saving this data in one secure, centralized place allows you to reuse the content for other applications without requiring you to retype your personal information for each subsequent application. Once you have filled in your Scholar Snapp profile, you can sync your profile to college scholarship providers who work with Scholar Snapp. A list of program information and links to scholarship applications can be found under the “Go Apply” tab once you log into your Scholar Snapp profile.
9. Unigo - Link to scholarship search
Unigo exists to help make your path to financial ease a bit less treacherous. Through this page, you can explore more than $14B worth of scholarships, awards, and grants, including ones from Unigo, schools, privately-owned companies, and a host of other public, private, and other sources. To make your search easy from the start, Unigo divides its list of scholarships into comprehensive categories. This can help you pick a starting point and eliminate pointless browsing through categories you know are not a fit.
10. CollegeBoard's Big Future - Link to scholarship search
Find scholarships, other financial aid and internships from more than 2,200 programs, totaling nearly $6 billion. Enter as much information as possible to find the most matches. Scholarship information is based on the College Board's Annual Survey of Financial Aid Programs.
11. FastWeb - Link to scholarship search
Fastweb's scholarship directory allows you to search scholarships by all sorts of categories!
12. JLV College Counseling - Link to scholarship directory
JLVCollegeCounseling.com is a free resource for prospective and current college students, as well as their parents and guardians. Opportunities listed by category and by monthly deadlines.