SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH ENGINES - - click on 'Scholarship Directory' and you will find a list of scholarships sorted by different topics, such as age, gender, race, major, etc.

College Board - - click on "Scholarship Search." The link will ask you to create a profile to match you with appropriate scholarships.

Fastweb -

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable -

Philadelphia Foundation -

Free Library of Philadelphia’s scholarship site lists helpful search engines, as well as an extensive list of local and national scholarships.


School District of Philadelphia’s list of scholarships is geared towards Philadelphia public school students:

Drexel Liberty Scholars Program -

GSK Opportunity Scholarship - , search for “GSK Opportunity Scholarship.”

The Mayor’s Scholarship Program -

Philadelphia Education Fund Last Dollar Scholarships -

PhillySEEDS Scholarship Program -

The Richard A. Ash Scholarship Fund - , search for “Richard A. Ash Scholarship Fund.”

Urban League of Philadelphia Community Scholars Program - offers a limited number of four-year scholarships and other scholarships for upperclassmen to help them complete their education.

Anna M. Vincent Scholarship awards high performing students with financial need and for residents of Philadelphia or the surrounding five County Philadelphia areas. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000 and are renewable for up to five years.

Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship -

Gates Millenium Scholarship - covers the unmet need in student’s financial aid package. The recipients must financially qualify for a federal Pell Grant.

Horatio Alger Scholarship -

I'm First Scholarship -

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program -

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship - 4-year renewable $7,500 scholarship. Based on merit, community service, and financial need.

United Negro College Fund Scholarship -

Big 33 Scholarship for PA high school seniors.

AXA Achievement Scholarship both state and national scholarships are available. These are onetime awards. Recipients are high school seniors who demonstrate ambition and self-drive.

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship awards high-performing seniors -- up to $30,000 per year to attend a 4-year school.


Ronald McDonald House Charities offers scholarships for African American, Hispanic, Asian graduating high school students.

UNCF – United Negro College Fund’s scholarships are targeted toward students of their 39 member universities. The list in on the website.

NAACP – the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People offers scholarships in conjunction with the UNCF. There is strict eligibility for some of the scholarships.

Congressional Black Caucus Scholarship available to applicants who live in or attend school in the congressional district of a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. In PA, the applicable representative is Chaka Fattah (PA-2) There are multiple scholarships with varying due dates listed.

Ron Brown Scholarship 4-year renewable $10,000 scholarship offered to ten – twenty African American students annually. Based on merit and financial need.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s scholarships are offered to students of Hispanic heritage.

LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) contains a list of scholarships offered to Hispanic and Latino students.!contact/con8

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate leadership, community involvement, and financial need.

Black Excel provides a long list of scholarships geared toward Black students, and there are some for all people of color.