Scholarship Search Web Guide
FastWeb – Their scholarship search is rated the best by some. It is updated more frequently, has the tightest match, and lets you apply online for many awards.
ScholarshipExperts.com – Asks a lot of questions in their profile, but returns a lot of scholarship matches, almost twice as much as other sites!
Cappex – College search company; always has several scholarship offers running. Fast, easy profile. MeritAid.com provides Cappex with comprehensive details about $11 billion in merit scholarships offered by colleges across the country.
WiredScholar/SallieMae/CollegeAnswer.com – Over 2.4 million scholarships worth over $14 billion dollars, and is expanded and updated daily. Provided by SallieMae, federal loan group.
Petersons – More than 1.68 million awards. A total of $7.69 billion dollars in scholarships. The ability to search by your criteria.
Absolutely Scholarships – Data base of more than 200,000 awards. Features its own $10,000 scholarship.
College Board – 2,300 sources of college funding, totaling nearly $3 billion available.
Collegeview – This site provides a scholarship directory so you can browse as well as search. Very good financial aid explanations.
Collegenet Mach 25 – The Mach25 database contains over 600,000 awards totaling over $1.6 billion. Allows key word search.
Free-4u.com – Links to many scholarship, fellowships and grants sorted by categories. Very useful site.
GoCollege – 600,000 scholarships from more than 8,000 funding sources; includes information on distance learning.
Military – Scholarships specific to current and former military personnel.
Nationally Coveted Scholarships and Fellowships – Limited undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral awards.
Scholarships.Com – The Scholarships.com database has good coverage of awards and a fairly precise match to your profile.
CareersandColleges.com – Part of FindTuition.com.
StudentScholarshipSearch.com – A database of over 8,000 programs with a distribution level of over 150,000 awards for undergraduate and postgraduate students worth a total of more than $35 million.