• Scholarships 101

    For SENIORS, an introduction to Scholarships was covered recently in the College Prep seminar.  For a look at the material covered, access the presentation here.

     

    COMMON SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES

    Listed below are some of the most common scholarship search engines.  Scholarship databases like this are FREE but may require students to complete a PROFILE in order to help facilitate the search process.

    COLLEGE BOARD SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH

    Use this site to find Scholarships, other Financial Aid and Internships from more than 2,200 programs, totaling nearly $6 billion in possible awards Enter as much personal information into the Profile to find the most matches.  Scholarship information is based on the College Board's Annual Survey of Financial Aid Programs.

    FASTWEB            

    Access more than 1.5 million scholarships to help you pay for college!

    CAPPEX

    Looking for help saving money on college tuition?  You've come to the right place!  Here you can uncover millions of dollars in scholarships from colleges, universities, private companies, foundations - and more - to help pay for school.  Simply fill out a free profile to discover which ones match you best.

    STUDENTSCHOLARSHIPS

    This site claims to be the LARGEST collection of scholarships on the Web.  Unique, creative and diverse awards listed here.

     

    NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)

    This agency provides a comprehensive introduction to financial aid and scholarship opportunities available for New York State residents.  These include the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) as well as the new Excelsior Scholarship for FREE tuition at NY schools.