Additional Resources

Local Resources

Community organizations, workplaces, faith institutions, and even local business may provide scholarships. In addition to using the links below and researching opportunities at the library, ask around the neighborhood.

Online Tools

Many free scholarship search tools on the web provide information on scholarships available nationwide.

Scholarship Scam Information

Unfortunately, there are some companies that offer scholarship search services without the best interests of students in mind. The Federal Trade Commission has prepared resources to protect consumers against scholarship scam services. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

Federal Trade Commission
Information about scholarship scams and the six warning signs.

File a Complaint
Guidelines on how consumers can file a scholarship scam complaint with the Federal Trade Commission.