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Paying for College Student Resource Guide(Includes scholarships, internships, fellowships, resource books, and websites) courtesy of
U.S. Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard
Note: Information is organized by monthly deadlines
The Ron Brown Scholar Program
Deadline to apply is November 1, 2017 and January 9, 2018.
Go to the website to download an application.
The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, full scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance* that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Visit the website for more information and to view the application
Coca Cola Scholars Program
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation exists to bring better to the world, through investment in exceptional high school students who are dedicated to leadership, service and action that positively affects others. Apply to be Be a Coca-Cola Scholar
The Wendy’s High School Heisman Program is looking for all types of high-achieving seniors from more than 29,000 public and private high schools within the U.S. We consider young men and women who participate in a wide range of sports and school and community activities. If you’re one of the 1.4 million high school athletes across the country that excels in the classroom, on the field, and within your school and community. Learn more on their website
Grant and Scholarship Opportunities at TCF
At TCF, we award grants and scholarships with the goal of developing a healthy, thriving community. With input from our donors and community partners, the Foundation has identified four priority areas based on the results we hope to achieve:
- Cultural Vibrancy
- Economic Prosperity
- Educational Success
- Health & Wellness
The Student’s Reference to Finding Money and Getting the Most out of College Education GoCollege.com is one of the oldest and most trusted resources to guide students on how to finance and succeed in college. For easier navigation of the site, the materials are divided into four major categories that most students experience when getting into college:
- Financial Aid
- Education Options
- College Survival
FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools -- on or off the web. Access to FinAid is free for all users.
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Black Excel has presented gateways to well over 1000 Scholarships for students nationwide.
theCLIC|Plan for College, Recruit Students
Get instantly matched to the schools, financial aid and community opportunities that are looking for YOU.
UNCF has helped more than 445,000 students graduate from college. UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, we award more than $100 million in scholarships to more than 10,000 students at more than 1,100 schools across the country.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.
Strada Education Network (formerly USA Funds®)
We're a nonprofit organization that works to help students build a more purposeful pathway through college or other postsecondary education to rewarding careers and fulfilling lives. We address critical higher education and workforce challenges through a unique combination of strategic philanthropy, research and insights, and innovative solutions.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (also for college students)
The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.
Adelante US Education Leadership Fund
The Adelante U.S. Education Leadership Fund is a leadership development, non-profit organization dedicated to Hispanic college students.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (Congressional Internship)
For nearly 40 years, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) has forged a critical pathway to Developing the Next Generation of Latino Leaders®, creating a transformative and lasting Impact on Latino youth and our nation.
First in My Family Scholarship Program Scholarship Search
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to assist in defraying some of your college expenditures.
La Unidad Latina Foundation
The La Unidad Latina Foundation was established in 1999 to serve as an independent, non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to educational achievement and civic empowerment in the Latino community.
Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Since MALDEF's founding, the civil rights organization has supported the next generation of civil rights advocates for the Latino community. MALDEF currently offers: a Scholarship Resource Guide for high school, college, and graduate students; and a Law School Scholarship Program for law students.
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
NAHJ scholarship opportunities are open to college-bound high school seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students pursuing careers in English or Spanish-language print, broadcast, digital or photojournalism.
Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund
SALEF's "Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship" fund is making higher education a reality for Central American and Latino students, including AB 540 students, with over 1,000 scholarships provided since 1998.
AIE is a public service website developed to help students plan and complete their journey through higher education. These free resources for students and their families are designed to help students find the right school for them, finance their education, develop career goals, manage their money, and graduate into a life full of opportunities.
AIE is a service of TG, which has provided financial education services to student borrowers, institutions, and communities for nearly 40 years.
The Roothbert Fund was created in 1958 by Albert and Toni Roothbert to help men and women in need of financial aid to further their education. The principal focus of The Fund is its Scholarships Program, through which it makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Scholarships may only be applied to study at an accredited institution based in the United States. The Fund seeks candidates who are "motivated by spiritual values," and works to foster fellowship among them.
Fastweb - Scholarships
Find scholarships to pay for college with Fastweb. Discover scholarships, internships, colleges and more—all for free.
Scholarships.com - Scholarship Search
Founded in 1998, Scholarships.com has helped students find money for college as well as learn about the entire financial aid process. We are among the most widely-used and trusted free college scholarship search and financial aid information resources on the Internet and have been recognized by high schools, colleges and universities nationwide, among others. We’ve built solid relationships with colleges and universities across the country and want to provide students with the opportunity to not only find free money for college and interact with prospective colleges but to be recruited as well.
Collegexpress - Scholarship Search
CollegeNET, Inc. is focused on providing technologies that save institutions money and improve educational access and affordability for citizens. The company provides innovations in event and academic scheduling, decision support, admissions, web-based tuition processing, prospect management, alumni development, and email management to colleges, universities, and nonprofits worldwide. More than 1,000 institutions use CollegeNET software and e-solutions. The company is headquartered in Portland, OR.
FindTuition - Scholarship Search
Access to over 1.7 million scholarships worth 7 billion.
Actuary Scholarships for Minority Students
The Actuarial Foundation ensures the future of the actuarial profession through its scholarships and reimbursement programs.
American Chemical Society Scholarships
ACS sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology and teaching. The programs aim to encourage diversity among applicants and build awareness of the value and rewards associated with careers in science and technology.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
AICPA offers many scholarship opportunities for accounting students at varying points in their academic careers
International Education Financial Aid
IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings, plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.
Jack Kent Cook Foundation Graduate Scholars Program
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s scholarship programs are designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and have financial need. Our scholarships provide financial assistance and academic support to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students.
John L. Carey Accounting Scholarship
The John L. Carey Scholarship provides financial assistance to liberal arts and non-business degree holders who are pursuing both graduate studies in accounting and the CPA licensure. This award is funded by the AICPA Foundation and is intended to encourage students with little or no previous accounting education to consider professional accounting careers.
LGBT Scholarships Scholarship search
Microsoft Scholarships (for computer related degrees)
Microsoft awards tuition scholarships and conference scholarships each year to encourage students to pursue studies in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines. Recipients for both scholarships will be awarded in recognition of their demonstrated passion for technology, academic excellence, and leadership while working to push the software industry forward.
Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.
Students of Color Scholarship List Scholarship search
Herbert Lehman Education Fund
The Herbert Lehman Scholarship is a national, highly competitive scholarship program that makes annual awards to qualified, outstanding undergraduate students. The scholarship was established in 1964 and is named after the former Governor and United States Senator from New York State. LDF chose to honor Senator Lehman in recognition of his integrity, persistence, and valor on behalf of numerous civil rights causes.
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Recipients demonstrate leadership ability through exemplary community service and academic talent, while other received need-based scholarships to reward their persistence in pursuing a quality education.
Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)
Law firms that offer law school scholarships and fellowships to diverse students.
NAACP Legal Defense Fund’s Scholarship Program
Lehman Education Fund (LDF) created the Herbert Lehman Education Fund(the “Lehman Fund”) and the Legal Internship and Fellowship Program (the “Fellowship Program”) in 1964 to provide financial assistance to those who had been denied access to higher education for generations. Eight years later, LDF incorporated the Earl Warren Legal Training Program(the “Warren Program”) to cultivate future generations of attorneys dedicated to civil rights and public interest work.
National Association of Black Journalists
NABJ awards scholarships annually to deserving students interested in pursuing careers in journalism. Scholarships are worth up to $3,000.
National Black Police Association
The National Black Police Association is seeking to enhance higher education opportunities among qualified graduates. It is our desire that through this financial award a student (male or female) might be afforded the opportunity to have higher educational training in the academics of law enforcement, or other related areas, for the betterment of the Criminal Justice system.
National Society of Black Engineers Scholarship List Scholarship search
Sallie Mae Fund
The Fund offers a list of free scholarship searches and other scholarship tips and information.
Siemens Teacher Education Scholarship Program
High school students submit innovative individual and team research projects to regional and national levels of competition as they vie for college scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $100,000.The Siemens Competition honors the best and brightest students for their accomplishments in math and science – students who are changing the world for the better.