Enrollment Management | Financial Aid Services

Outside Scholarships

The Internet is a useful tool in searching for scholarships, but beware of scams. According to the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, more than 300,000 people are cheated by scholarship scams each year. For more information about scholarship scams, you may contact your local better business bureau or the federal trade commission at www.ftc.gov.

Scholarships Available by Program of Study

Free scholarship searches and information about scholarships and loans

Scholarship Search Tips

  • Contact any civic, social, or church organizations in which you or a relative is a member. Many of these organizations try to assist students at the local level.
  • Research scholarship information at your local library. There are scholarship books and guides available in the reference section.
  • Professional and student organizations in your area of study can be of great assistance to helping you finance your education.
  • Veterans may qualify for educational benefits under the GI Bill and other Veterans assistance programs. Contact your local VA Coordinator, call the Veterans Administration at (800) 827-1000, or visit their website at http://www.va.gov.
  •  For students who are working full-time, check with your human resources office to see if your company offers tuition reimbursement, scholarship or loan programs.
  • A variety of fellowships are awarded to students from various hospitals. Contact the Human Resources Department of your local hospitals for information about these programs. Many offer tuition benefits in exchange for a service commitment from the student after graduation.
  • If you find a scholarship that may be applicable to you, contact the scholarship foundation to review the eligibility criteria.
  • Fill out all forms completely and accurately. Send in applications before the deadline. Pay close attention to deadline dates as these vary each year.



 
 
 

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