There are scholarships that target students of every type and talent. Depending on your academics, talent, commitment, involvement, ethnicity, financial need, and/or life events, you have a chance of receiving scholarship money.
RESEARCH is the key word when discussing scholarships. You must take the time to do research if you plan on receiving money. Scholarship research is YOUR responsibility. We have listed some of the top sites to help get your search started.
Students who are serious about researching scholarships and getting the “big bucks” typically can spend ten or more hours a week researching scholarships, send away for applications, and writing essays.
**We do not endorse or guarantee any of the below sites**
- Cappex: College search and Scholarship site: www.cappex.com
- AZ Earn to Learn: Save $500 get $4,500!!! http://earntolearn.org/ (demonstrate financial need)
- College Board connects students to college success and opportunity. www.collegeboard.org/bigfuture
- Fastweb is a leading online source to find scholarships www.fastweb.com
- Get matched to colleges and scholarships that really fit you. www.collegexpress.com
- The scholarship matcher http://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/matcher/
- College depot up-to-date list of various scholarship opportunities https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/collegedepot/scholarships
- Unigo is a great place to start searching for scholarships https://www.unigo.com
- Listing of all scholarships in the JLV College Counseling database sorted by deadline. https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/all-scholarships-2/
- QuestBridge is a powerful platform that connects the nation's brightest students from low-income backgrounds with leading institutions of higher education and further opportunities. https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students
- Social Media meets Scholarship and College Search: https://www.chegg.com/scholarships
- Virtual Resume: www.zeemee.com
- Merit Micro-Scholarships : www.raise.me
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund www.hsf.net
- WUE-- Western Undergraduate Exchange: Go to schools in the west for much less than out of state tuition: http://www.wiche.edu/wue
- Going Merry has national, local, and school-specific scholarships so you don’t need to spend time browsing dozens of random sites. https://www.goingmerry.com/