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http://www.brokescholar.com The BrokeScholar database matches student profiles with more than 900,000 scholarships worth over $3 billion to find most relevant and obtainable opportunities. They also feature a personalized deadline calendar.
http://www.collegeboard.com The College Board is a trusted source that offers a search with 2,000 scholarships, internships, and loan programs.
2. Public and School Libraries-While you want to use Internet for searches; there is a lot of competition. Got to local libraries and check with reference desk for institutional, and private student aid scholarship directories. Most of awards listed are duplicated online, but not all. By investing time to thumb through telephone-directory-sized books you may find one or two competition will miss.
3. Local Organizations -There is a better chance of winning money from local organizations such as churches, clubs, community groups, and unions since fewer students are likely to apply. Look for local chapters of larger, national organizations that often give money to students living in certain areas.
4. Place of Employment-Employers may also offer grants and scholarships. Inquire at your personnel office. Dependent students should ask their parent or legal guardian to check availability of awards. 5. Announcements -Keep your eyes open. Take time to read bulletin boards, posters, and articles in newspapers for competition announcements. Some scholarships are episodic and may occur only once.
: Monica Wheeler is a national- award- winning freelance writer, who has helped thousands of parents and students prepare for university admissions. For ?35 Practical Ways to Get Money for College? visit http://www.cashforcollege.bizhosting.com