Scholarship Search Tools

Tips for Finding Money for College

  • Ask your high school guidance counselor, employer, church, civic clubs or organizations you belong to, about scholarships.
  • Pay attention to any scholarship restrictions, such as tuition-specific, enrollment requirements, grade level limits.
  • Don’t pay for scholarship searches.
  • Continue searching for scholarships throughout your college education.

Top 5 Mistakes When Applying for Scholarships

  1. Only applying for private scholarships
  2. Applying for too few scholarships
  3. Not following instructions or submitting an application with mistakes
  4. Not paying attention to deadlines
  5. Looking for scholarships for only a few weeks

Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the “gotta have it” scale. -- Zig Ziglar