When searching for financial assistance such as scholarships, you should not pay any money. These websites offer free assistance and search tools:
Accredited Schools Online College Guidebooks: Gateway to several guidebooks, college how-to's, degree options and so much more
Accredited Schools Online Financial Aid Options: Comprehensive look at financial aid options for those prepping to complete their education
Accredited Schools Online Affordability Guide: A guide specific to affordability and how to complete a college education within a certain budget
Addiction Counseling Scholarship: Scholarships, tools, and resources to begin successful career in the field of addiction counseling
AfterCollege: Offers over a dozen major-specific and inclusive scholarships
AC Online: Financial resources available to make one's college dream come true without the crushing debt
BestColleges.com: Financial aid overview which includes college planning tools, academic guides, and a comprehensive scholarship database
CollegeNET: Database contains over 600,000 awards totaling over 1.6 billion
CollegeBoard: Scholarship search and financial planning resource
CollegeStats: Comparative college information from College View
CollegeScholarships.com: A list of scholarships from around the country
Discover Business Degrees: In-depth Education Resources
FastWeb: A large scholarship database on the web
Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities: Directory of scholarship options for students with disabilities
FIRST Scholarship Program: US Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology
Nursing School Scholarships and Financial Aid: Accredited Schools Online guide to financial aid for current and prospective nursing students
Generation Progress: Scholarships for undocumented students
Mometrix: A list of top 175 college scholarships based on web search data
MoneyGeek - Asian-American / Pacific Islander Students: The complete guide to scholarships and financial resources for Asian-American and Pacific Islander students
MoneyGeek - Black Students: The complete guide to scholarships and financial resources for Black students
MoneyGeek - Hispanic Students: The complete guide to scholarships and financial resources for Hispanic students
NerdScholar FAFSA Guide: For helpful information on filing your FAFSA, visit NerdScholar. Their FAFSA guide is helpful for students with unique family situations.
NerdScholar Scholarship Search: Search scholarships from over 10,000 financial aid programs
NerdWallet Finance: Cost of living calculator
Opportunity Fund: Save for college or vocational school. Match fund - you save $2,000. We add $4,000.
Scholarships.com: The internet's premiere Free College Scholarship Search & Financial Aid Information Resource
Scholarship Guidance: Designed to help schools find scholarships for students who are interested in attending a post-secondary school.
SHOP Sleuth: General scholarship search resources.
Silicon Valley Community Foundation: A variety of scholarship programs that grant up to $40,000 to high school, community college and university students
Social Work License Map: Resources available to help conquer the challenges posed by financing your education. View many websites and programs dedicated to helping pay for your Social Work Masters.
TheDream.US Scholarship Program: Provides scholarships to immigrant youth who came to this country at a very young age without documentation
Thompson Grants: Government information services/education funding