The following is a partial list of websites that provide information on federal, state and private scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on differing criteria, such as age, academics, organizations, residence, major, etc., and some of the information is overlapping. Sufficient time should be allotted in order to reap the maximum benefits from these sites, and no guarantees can be made as to awards. Please be wary of sites that ask for credit card information.
An easy way to sift through all the many scholarships available and zero in on the opportunities available to you simply by answering their questionnaire. There is no fee for this service.
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
Lists the many scholarships available to students who attend Historically Black Colleges & Universities or UNCF member colleges and universities.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Very useful website for locating information on scholarships for Hispanic students.
Over 180,000 scholarships, info on federal student aid programs, a scholarship scam alert, and alternative funding for special interest students, such as international students, gay and lesbian students, disabled students, minority students, etc.
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
Group dedicated to increasing the representation of successful African-American, American Indian and Latino men and women in engineering and technology, math- and science-based careers. Site offers scholarship information, as well as career information.
Society of Women Engineers
There are over 70 scholarships available annually for women pursuing a career in engineering or computer science program.
National Association of Minority Engineering Program Administrators (NAMEPA)
National network of educators and representatives from industry, government and nonprofit organizations who share a commitment to continued improvement of the recruitment, retention and graduation of African-Americans, Latinos, and American Indians in engineering and related fields. Scholarship information is available for those interested in these fields.
Department of Defense website with lots of good information but a strong military flavor.
Free Application for Federal Student AiD
Interactive web version of the FAFSA. You can also apply for a pin number here, as well as finding FAFSA code numbers for colleges.
Jackie Robinson Foundation
Public, non-profit national organization founded to provide education and leadership development opportunities, as well as scholarships for higher education to minority students who are U.S. citizens.
This very complete site has scholarship database, loan information, financial aid calculators for parents and students, as well as a very informative Spanish version. Established by Sallie Mae, Inc.
Free college scholarship search- engine and financial aid resource.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Website for national professional organization for CPAs.
An excellent source of scholarship information for those interested in entering this particular profession.
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
Website to improve access to and the quality of post-secondary educational opportunities for Hispanic students. Good source of scholarship information with links to many other sources of scholarships.
Student Advantage, Inc
Scholarship database from Student Advantage, as well as loan and financial aid information.
Free searchable scholarship database.
This site has a variety of educational opportunities offered by Federal Government Agencies.
National Society of Black Engineers
This group gives scholarships to students interested in Engineering in order to increase the number of black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and impact the community.
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
This group offers scholarships to promote the professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. Look under Educational Programs for information.
National Association of Black Journalists
Scholarships are offered to students interested in a career in journalism. The Association advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide.
Hispanic College Fund, Inc.
Scholarships are offered through this private non-profit group with the sole purpose of developing the next generation of Hispanic business leaders.