Third Party Scholarship Search

The internet provides a variety of tools for searching for private scholarships. By far the biggest source of financial aid is the federal and state government. Applying for private scholarships can supplement what you may be eligible for from government programs.

You should be careful with the information you obtain from the Web. If it is too good to be true it usually is. Before you start your scholarship you should visit our professional association's web site for some suggestions on how to be a smart consumer.

CollegeBoard Scholarship Search
An online tool to help you locate scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match your education level, talents, and background. Complete the brief questionnaire and Scholarship Search will find potential opportunities from a database of more than 2,300 sources of college funding, totaling nearly $3 billion in available aid.


FastWeb: Free Scholarship and College Searches Plus Finanacial Aid Tools and More!

FastWeb's enhanced college search is the only place where one can research and compare colleges based on the relevant scholarship matches at each school. The jobs & internships service lists part-time job opportunities close to home, along with career-launching internships around the country.  Contains over 1.3 million scholarships worth over $3 billion.


AIE: Adventures In Education - College and Career Planning

Adventures In Education
Adventures In Education (AIE) is a nonprofit, public service program developed by the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation that helps students plan and complete their journey through higher education which also includes a scholarship search database.


Cornell University Graduate School Fellowship Notebook

Graduate Fellowship Notebook
The Cornell University Graduate School Fellowship Notebook is a database of fellowships, the majority from non-Cornell sources.


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Sallie Mae's Scholarship Search

Sallie Mae's free Scholarship Search offers access to an award database that contains more than 3 million scholarships worth over 16 billion dollars, and it is expanded and updated daily.



Tips on How to Get Scholarships

Advice to students from the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

Students in search of scholarships may find some of the links helpful. The links are provided for informational purposes only. Inclusion does not constitute endorsement. Neither the Office of Financial Aid nor The University of Texas at Dallas can guarantee the accuracy or the timeliness of the information on these sites.



Updated: October 10, 2012