SCHOLARSHIPS + GRANTS
These organizations will help you apply for available money and simplify the process of funding your next step.
Scholarships.com offers a simple and accessible approach to finding and applying for scholarships for students of all ages. Their search engine delivers targeted lists of scholarships based on the information you provide, making it one of the quickest and most complete ways to find relevant scholarships.
Fastweb eliminates the “search” from the scholarship search, matching scholarships to the qualifications and interests of each student that they serve. They also provide part-time job search and advice as an alternate method for paying for schooling.
Finaid is a comprehensive information resource for students that provides tips on finding scholarships, loan information, and advice on dealing with FAFSA and other government resources.
Niche helps you find scholarships by matching scholarships to your background. They also provide their own scholarships that can be won through sweepstakes.
In addition to matching you with relevant scholarships, Unigo is an excellent source of information on scholarships, schools, and loans. They also provide scholarship hosting and sponsor their own scholarships.
Although their scholarship search tools fall flat compared to others listed here, Scholarship America has a series of excellent articles on winning scholarships, loans, and other relevant financial information. They also host and create scholarships having distributed $4.3 billion to more than 2.6 million students since it was founded.
Sponsored by the US Department of Labor, Careeronestop.org boasts a comprehensive list of available scholarships and some cursory information on federal financial aid.
Need a loan to pay for education and training? Explore these links to find low-interest and no-interest options.
Studentaid.gov is the US Department of Education’s resource for student aid. Here you can apply for loans, find a wealth of information, and use handy tools like the FAFSA4caster, an eligibility calculator.
A link to the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Sallie Mae is a consumer banking corporation with a focus on private student loans. In addition to providing lending services, they can also help you with information, college planning, and credit cards.
Simpletuition is a private student loan comparison tool that showcases the different loans available to you based on the school you plan on attending.