Free Resources

A list of scholarships, programs, and other helpful resources for high school, college, and graduate level students

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Information on application fee waivers, and standardized testing waivers:
http://www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo/feewaiver/Pages/default.aspx

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/fees/fee-waivers?excmpid=MTG338-ST-1-pr

https://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/FeeWaiver.pdf

 

Scholarship databases: 

https://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/search 

https://www.uncf.org/scholarships (manages a variety of scholarship programs) 

https://www.fastweb.com/

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search 

https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships (for Silicon Valley area, California)

https://scholarshipsforwomen.net 

http://home.fredonia.edu/naconsortium/internships/ (directory of internships & fellowships for Native American students) 

 

On-going list of scholarships:

https://www.stonewallfoundation.org/scholarships/ (for LGBTQI students)

https://www.nationalmerit.org/s/1758/start.aspx?gid=2&pgid=61 

https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/

https://www.drpeppertuition.com/

https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html (for Hispanic students)

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/microsoftdisabilityscholarship.aspx (for students with disabilities)

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx (for students of African descent) 

https://celebrasianconference.com/scholarships/2018 (for Asian American students)

http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html (for Asian American and Pacific Islander students)

https://jacl.org/jacl-national-scholarship-program/ (open to all ethnicities but must be member of Japanese American Citizens League)

http://ccapw.org/scholarships/scholarshipinfo/ (for Asian American students living in or from Fresno County, CA) 

https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/tang (For Bay Area, CA Asian/Pacific Islander youth, self-identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender with demonstrated involvement in the LGBT community)

http://chavezfoundation.org/ (Latinx students applying to Arizona or California colleges & universities) 

http://www.thedream.us/ (for Dreamer students)

http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/

http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/undergraduate-transfer/

https://www.nationalcellulardirectory.com/scholarship/ 

https://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/programs/grants/dorothea-deitz-endowed-memorial-scholarship/ (NY state only)

https://www.collegexpress.com/carnegie_scholarship/ (must register on their website for entry)

http://hhfyouthawards.com/2017/forms/about.php (for Latinx students)

https://buenasopiniones.com/scholarship/ (for Latinx students)

http://migrant.net/scholarships/ (multiple scholarships for migrant students or students with history of migration/agriculture)

http://www.nmhwc.com/scholarship.html (for Hispanic women in New Mexico)

https://redhawkcouncil.org/scholarships-funding/ (for First Nations students in NY or who want to attend a college in NY)

https://careers.jpmorgan.com/careers/US/en/programs/smart-start (must live in NYC) 

https://www.flinn.org/flinn-scholars/ (must live in Arizona & attend an Arizona public university)

https://www.outreach.usda.gov/education/1890/ (for students applying to Historically Black Land-Grant Universities)

https://www.siemens-foundation.org/programs/other-initiatives/ 

https://student.societyforscience.org/regeneron-sts 

http://www.wgaesf.org/site/c.dwJTKiO0JgI8G/b.6021411/k.8F77/Scholarships.htm (for student golf Caddies) 

 

Resources for free testing waivers & application fees: 

https://www.btaa.org/resources-for/students/freeapp/introduction (for PhD and MFA)

https://students-residents.aamc.org/applying-medical-school/applying-medical-school-process/fee-assistance-program/ 

https://www.gmac.com/reach-and-recruit-students/prepare-candidates-for-the-exam-classroom/assist-candidates-with-gmat-exam-fees/gmat-fee-waivers.aspx

https://www.ets.org/gre/subject/about/fees/reduction/ 

https://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/fee-waivers

 

Resources for graduate school information: 

https://www2.ed.gov/programs/triomcnair/index.html 

https://mcnairscholars.com/

http://stepbystep.berkeley.edu/

 

Resources for scholarships, fellowships, and loan forgiveness (outside of school’s financial aid & full or partial funding): 

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

https://wemagazineforwomen.com/125-grants-loans-and-scholarships-for-women/ (directory of opportunities)

 

On-going list of specific scholarships and fellowships: 

http://www.apalaweb.org/awards/apala-scholarship/ (for Asian Americans applying to masters or PhD in library and/or information science)

http://talnexus.com/programs/cinder-scholarship/ (for MFAs in writing or filmmaking)

http://www.lucasaykroyd.com/scholarships (for women pursuing a degree in journalism, creative writing, or literature at a recognized post-secondary institution in the U.S. or Canada)

https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/career-development-grants/ 

https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/

https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/international-fellowships/

https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/selected-professions-fellowships/

 

Coming soon! 

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