Online Scholarship Search Tools
Once you've searched the University for scholarships and you are
ready to look for more, don't forget to look close to home. Local
resources such as community organizations, workplaces, faith
institutions, and even local businesses may provide scholarships. So, in
addition to using the links below and researching opportunities at the
library, ask around the neighborhood.
Many free scholarship search tools on the Web provide information on
scholarships available nationwide. Some of them are listed below.
The College Board
College Express Search
FinAID: The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
Scholarships.com: Free College Scholarship Search & Financial Aid
Thomson-Peterson's Financing Education
USNEWS financial aid
Collegiate and public libraries
The University of Minnesota has multiple libraries on campus. Each
library has an array of resource materials to search for scholarships.
Any public library will also have resources to search for scholarships.
A few good, current books to look for:
- "Don't Miss Out: The Ambitious Student's Guide to Financial Aid
2006-07," (Octameron Associates)
- "The College Board Scholarship Handbook 2007," (College Board)
- "Kaplan Scholarships 2007 Edition," (Kaplan Publishing)