MoneyWise | November 8, 2019

Where to Find Scholarships

Show Notes

College is expensive and it’s not getting any cheaper. Billions in grant and scholarship money are available each year. On this MoneyWise, our host and Kingdom Advisors’ president Rob West knows of places to start your search for these scholarships! 

Fastweb - hosts more than 1.5 million scholarships totaling nearly $3.5 billion in scholarships and grants. Good tracking and search features.

College Board - has leads on about 2,200 programs offering nearly $6 billion every year. - helps with finding colleges that cater to specific majors and interests. - one of the nation’s largest scholarship databases with more than 3.5 million scholarship and grant opportunities totaling almost $20 billion. 

Cappex - has a tool to help calculate the odds of getting into a school before applying and leads on $11 billion in scholarships.

Chegg - has leads to 25,000 different scholarships and a “top picks of the week” feature.

Unigo - offers a search for athletic scholarships plus a variety of funding opportunities offered by specific schools and companies.

Peterson’s - hosts about $10 billion in scholarship opportunities.

CareerOneStop - sponsored by the Labor Department with a search of more than 8,000 scholarships, fellowships, and grants.

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