Funding for Undergraduates : Free Web sites
The following resources provide information for undergraduate students looking for funding for education and education-related programs in the U.S.
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Free Online Search Options
- Financial Aid for Undergrads (Foundation Center)Good basic information
- College Board's Scholarship SearchLists scholarships and other types of financial aid programs from 3,300 national, state, public and private sources. The database is updated annually.
- FastWeb!This resource requires that you share an email address. Since they will send you periodic messages, you may want to consider using a secondary email account.
- FastWeb: Scholarships for Older and Non-Traditional StudentsFrom Fastweb, a list of scholarships for older and non-traditional students.
- Peterson's Award DatabasePeterson's scholarship search lists awards from about 2,000 sponsors. This is the same database used to update Peterson's Scholarships, Grants and Prizes book. Requires registration - including email address.
Subject-specific Listings and Search Engines
- Art Deadline ListArt contests and competitions, art jobs and internships, art scholarships and grants and fellowships, art festivals, call for entries/proposals/projects, and other opportunities. Premium service requires paid subscription.
- GrantsNet: Funding Opportunities for Training in the Biological and Medical SciencesFree database of hundreds of programs for training in the Biological and Medical Sciences. Also includes funding news and an email update service. A site of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
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