Scholarship search resources
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
- FinAID: The SmartStudent
Guide to Financial Aid
Free College Scholarship Search & Financial Aid resource
- Study Abroad Funding from IIE Passport
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," Octameron Associates.
- "The College Board Scholarship Handbook," College Board.
- "Kaplan Scholarships Edition," Kaplan Publishing.