Off Campus Resources

Websites Many scholarship resources and search services are available on the internet. Students should use as many resources as possible, as some awards will be included in one database, but not in others. Avoid scholarship scams; be wary of search programs that charge fees.

A few of the larger free services are listed below. NOTE: Scholarship Connection does not endorse any of these sites and is not responsible for the information or services they offer.

Accredited Schools Online  is an all-inclusive guide gets to the root of the issue - explaining the obstacles those in low income situations face - while helping to create solutions. In this guide you will find resources for low income students, housing and living options while going to college, and financial assistance options in order to go to school and complete a degree.

Best Colleges has a scholarships database at which students can find scholarships relevant to your studies and qualifications. Learn more about opportunities to make your higher education more affordable.

British Council provides a wealth of information to help students find appropriate university and degree programs in the United Kingdom. The website also describes and links to many scholarship opportunities for study in the UK.

CollegeNET Mach25 is a searchable database of more than 600,000 awards. is a is designed to be an easy to use directory or index to hundreds of scholarships and grants for all types of students.They also offer a number of very good scholarships of their own

Career One Stop Scholarship Finder  features over 7,500 scholarships, fellowships, grants and more

Discover Business Degrees is a website resource that has a database of hundreds of MBA scholarships listed by state.

FastAid features a large searchable scholarship database and related information. The site is co-sponsored by David Cassidy, author of The Scholarship Book.

Grants for Funding this compilation focuses primarily on grants or funding sources for individuals

International Education Financial Aid features scholarships and financial aid information for international students. provides a comprehensive source of local & national college scholarships.

School Soup is the largest free online data base of private and college/university specific scholarships in the United States. We have amassed over $40 Billion in scholarship data and are considered a leading source for students and parents researching scholarships and financial aid. is a California based comprehensive source of scholarship resources. provides financial aid information and database access to scholarships that funds international study abroad programs.

Local organizations and employers
Students should contact community organizations, such as local chapters of Lions, Rotary, and other clubs. These organizations sometimes offer scholarships to local students that are not widely advertised. In addition, employers, labor unions, and churches may offer scholarships for their employees’ and members’ children.