Scholarships.com offers a simple and accessible way to find and apply for scholarships. The site's 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. For more information, visit Scholarships.com.
Fastweb eliminates the “search” from the scholarship search, matching scholarships to the qualifications and interests of each student. The site also provides part-time job search and advice as an alternate method for paying for schooling. For more information, visit Fastweb.com.
Finaid is a comprehensive information resource that provides tips on finding scholarships, loan information, and advice on dealing with FAFSA and other government processes. For more, visit Finaid.org.
Scholarship America has a series of excellent articles on winning scholarships, loans and other relevant financial information. They also host and create scholarships and have distributed $4.3 billion to more than 2.6 million students so far. For more information, visit ScholarshipAmerica.org.
CareerOneStop boasts a comprehensive list of available scholarships and limited information on federal financial aid. The site is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. For more information, visit CareerOneStop.org.
Boom & Bucket's Student Scholarship Program
Boom & Bucket offers a $1,000 scholarship awarded each year to a student pursuing a heavy machinery-themed program. This scholarship is available to currently enrolled students and future students who are planning to enroll in a program within the next 12 months. The program can be at a college or a trade school anywhere in the United States or Canada. For more information, visit Boom & Bucket's Student Scholarship Program.
Metallica Scholars works differently than the other entries on this list. It's a workforce education initiative that provides direct financial support to community colleges to improve training programs. Metallica Scholars Initiative has funded 42 programs so far, making more workforce training available in communities. For more information, and to see if your school is a recipient, visit Metallica Scholars.