Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH ENGINES

Scholarships.com - www.scholarships.com - 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 - www.collegeboard.org - click on "Scholarship Search." The link will ask you to create a profile to match you with appropriate scholarships.

Fastweb - www.fastweb.com

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable - www.collegepreproundtable.org/scholarships.html

Philadelphia Foundation - https://www.philafound.org/Scholarships/AvailableScholarships.aspx

Free Library of Philadelphia’s scholarship site lists helpful search engines, as well as an extensive list of local and national scholarships. http://libwww.freelibrary.org/collegeprep/financeeducation.cfm

LOCAL & NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

School District of Philadelphia’s list of scholarships is geared towards Philadelphia public school students: http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/c/ccawareness/programs--services/scholarship-search

Drexel Liberty Scholars Program - http://bit.ly/2a4OM8B

GSK Opportunity Scholarship - http://bit.ly/2bnSlGX , search for “GSK Opportunity Scholarship.”

The Mayor’s Scholarship Program - http://bit.ly/2bey8lR

Philadelphia Education Fund Last Dollar Scholarships - http://bit.ly/1YuieIR

PhillySEEDS Scholarship Program - www.phillyseeds.com

The Richard A. Ash Scholarship Fund - http://bit.ly/2bnSlGX , 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. http://www.urbanleaguephila.org/what-we-do/youth-education/community-scholarships/

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. http://www.annavincent.org/

Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship - www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org

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

Horatio Alger Scholarship - www.horatioalger.org

I'm First Scholarship - www.imfirst.org/scholarship

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program - www.jkcf.org/scholarships

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

United Negro College Fund Scholarship - http://scholarships.uncf.org

Big 33 Scholarship for PA high school seniors. http://www.big33.org/big-33-scholarships/apply-for-scholarships

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. http://www.axa-achievement.com/

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship awards high-performing seniors -- up to $30,000 per year to attend a 4-year school. http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS OF COLOR

Ronald McDonald House Charities offers scholarships for African American, Hispanic, Asian graduating high school students. http://www.rmhc.org/what-we-do/rmhc-u-s-scholarships/

UNCF – United Negro College Fund’s scholarships are targeted toward students of their 39 member universities. The list in on the website. http://www.uncf.org/sections/ForStudents/SS_Scholarships/scholarships.asp

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. http://www.naacp.org/page/s/scholarship2

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. http://www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships/

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

Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s scholarships are offered to students of Hispanic heritage. https://hsf.net/en/scholarships/

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

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate leadership, community involvement, and financial need. http://www.chci.org/scholarships/

Black Excel provides a long list of scholarships geared toward Black students, and there are some for all people of color. http://www.blackexcel.org/2013-500-Scholarship-List.html