Tips on Finding and Winning Scholarships
On this page and the next, you will find listings of scholarship resources and tips about how to be awarded scholarships. The Financial Aid section of our website is also a useful resource.
The goal the ScholarshipHelp.org web site is to educate students about scholarship access and the necessary requirements for achieving maximum financial aid. In addition, it provides information free of charge to help students avoid scholarship scams and misleading financial aid information.
Below you will find listings of scholarship resources and tips about how to be awarded scholarships. The Financial Aid section of our website is also a useful resource.
Tips on Finding and Winning Scholarships:
The goal of this Web site is to educate students about scholarship access and the necessary requirements for achieving maximum financial aid. In addition, it provides information free of charge to help students avoid scholarship scams and misleading financial aid information.
This website is based off the Hispanic Scholarship Directory. The online version requires registration, but is free to use.
MALDEF provides a comprehensive list of over 100 scholarships offered to students regardless of citizenship status.
CAMP is a scholarship program designed to assist students who are migratory or seasonal farm workers (or children of migratory or seasonal farm workers) in their first year of enrollment in an undergraduate program.
AIE visitors can specify relevant criteria and receive a list of matching scholarships.
This website has over 2,300 sources of college funding.
College Toolkit is one-stop resource for life after high school allowing students to find and apply for scholarships, search through a database of more than 4,000 colleges, and explore 900 careers all in one location.
This online search engine is used by 1 out of 2 college students. The website requires registration, is free to use, and is a product of Monster.
The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid This website is related to FastWEB. It includes information about other types of financial aid such as scholarships based on specific majors or specific activities.
Explore colleges and careers, prepare for standardized tests and research scholarships and financial aid options.
Free scholarship resource that allows students to search for updated and accurate scholarship information. Students and parents who use ScholarshipExperts.com can save time in the scholarship research process, and gain access to customized lists of scholarships that match their student profiles.
A free scholarship search site that also offers financial aid advice and application tips. No registration is required. Scholarship Providers
LULAC National Educational Service Center – Kansas City (Local)
For local Kansas City Scholarships (including The Hispanic Scholarship Fund of Kansas City)
LULAC National Educational Service Centers (National)
Gates Millennium Scholarship Program
Link for Acing Scholarship Applications Webinar
Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Program
Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards
Financial Aid for Minorities
National Society of Hispanic MBA (NSHMBA)
National Merit Scholarships
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships
United Negro College Fund
United States Institute for Peace Essay Contest
McDonald’s New York Tri-State Area Scholarship
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
New Mexico Alliance for Hispanic Education
Scholarships/Information for Returning Students Aid & Resources For Re-Entry Students
Scholarships to Help You Study Abroad Rotary Youth Exchange
Scholarship to study abroad. Must apply early at least one year in advance of departure.
Paralegal Scholarships National Association of Hispanic Journalist
Intel Science Talent Search
Arts Recognition And Talent Search Awards
Awards are granted to high school and college students that show talent in art, music, dance, voice, visual arts, writing or other creative talents. In order to apply, you must be 17 or 18 years of age, register for an audition or submit a portfolio or tape. Award amounts range from $100 to $3000 to be used for freshman year in college. The deadline is June 1 or April 1 (check deadline requirements in specific regions).
Society of Women Engineer Scholarships
Scholarships are geared towards women majoring in engineering or computer science. Scholarships range from $200 to $5,000. At least 90 scholarships are granted to applicants every year. The deadline for college students (students already enrolled in college) is February 1st. The deadline for high school seniors entering an “accredited” program is May 15th.
Student Inventors Contest
The American Political Science Association
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
The scholarship is targeted for students who wish to pursue a career in public service or government at an undergraduate and graduate level. Scholarships are very competitive as you are eligible to receive up to $30,000 towards your college education. A portion of the funds will be allocated for graduate study. In order to apply, you must be a junior in college and nominated by someone in your college. Approximately 80 students are selected every year. The deadline is February 1st.
USDA Scholarship and Internships
The USDA offers a variety of internships, fellowships and scholarships aimed to help students excel in various fields in both undergraduate and graduate school.
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
College scholarships available in math, science and engineering for rising college juniors and seniors.
Harvard University Website
Free tuition opportunity for talented students from low income families
Up to a $100,000 scholarship for high school seniors that win the math, science and technology competition.