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Outside Scholarships

Each year, there are billions of dollars in outside scholarships available to college students. A simple web search on Google or Yahoo! can allow students to find available scholarships and applications.

Scholarship Keywords and Qualifiers

To simplify your scholarship search and to locate funds for which you qualify, use keywords and qualifiers to describe personal qualities or characteristics. This will enable you to narrow and expedite your search. Choosing the right keywords will connect you with the right information.

 

Examples of Qualifiers

  • Family heritage and/or ethnicity (family heritage scholarships and minority scholarships)
  • Associations and affiliations with clubs, organizations, churches, businesses, and unions (i.e., credit unions, work unions, rotary club, etc.)
  • Your major (field of study)
  • Religious affiliation (religious scholarships)
  • Hobbies and interests (4-H, DAR, etc.)
  • Disabilities (Students with visual or hearing impairments, students with ADHD, etc.)
  • Military status/dependent of career military member/dependent of disabled veteran
  • Your favorite retail stores or brand names (i.e., Sears, Belk, Target)
 

Databases of Scholarships

Put your information into a profile & let the site do the work

College Answer
College Board
Find Tuition
Scholarships.com
College Express
Scholarship Experts
Go College
Next Student
College Net
Military.com
Super College
Careers & Colleges

Also check out lists of possible scholarships

Upromise
National Coalition for Aviation Education
Scholarships4Students
Charity Guide
Scholarships for College
Unusual Scholarships
Hispanic Scholarships

Liberty University is not liable for the actions of the scholarship representatives or the validity of each scholarship. 

Please be aware of rules and possible scams of every scholarship.


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