Outside Scholarship Search

Throughout the year, our office receives information about outside scholarship opportunities. You can view these scholarships below or search for others using a scholarship search engine. We update this page with new scholarships on a regular basis so be sure to check back often or sign up for our listserv to receive emails about these scholarship opportunities.

Avvo Scholarship

Amount: $5000
Eligibility: Law student or undergraduate senior entering law school
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: Essay
Deadline:  Rolling

Boling Rice, LLC Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: College undergraduate or high school senior entering college
Minimum GPA: N/A
Requirement: 500+ word essay on designated topicc
Deadline:  January 15, 2016

Scholarship: Writers of the Future Contest- Write a short story with a science fiction, fantasy, horror or speculative fiction theme and submit it to the website.

Deadline: Four deadlines per year, please check Website | PDF

The American Legion Scholarships- The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. There are opportunities for everyone, including kin of wartime veterans and participants in Legion programs. Website

Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarships- A monthly $1,000 giveaway, designed to help students pay for their higher-education expenses. Every month, Campus Explorer will announce a new scholarship – and a new way to win. A winner will be randomly selected from the entrants.  Website

To request inclusion of a scholarship flyer on this site, please send an email to fingrant@georgetown.edu.

Outside Scholarship Search Engines

The College Board began publishing their book of scholarships in 1997 and since then has made the information available online. Their scholarship database contains more than 2,300 scholarship opportunities, totaling nearly $3 billion. Website

CollegeNET is a technology company that builds web-based tools for event and academic scheduling, prospect and admissions management, tuition processing, and alumni development for colleges and universities. CollegeNET also operates a scholarship search engine and social network where students create topics, participate in discussions, and vote on scholarship winners. Website

Fastweb, which has helped 50 million students find money since the site was founded 15 years ago, was the first online scholarship matching service and the first free national scholarship matching service. Fastweb's site indicates they currently have roughly 1.5 million scholarships worth $3.4 billion in their database. Website

Scholarship Experts Scholarships provides frequently updated links to scholarship applications and programs for high school, college and grad school students throughout the year. You can also create a free scholarship search profile on their website.  Website

Scholarships.com now claims to be the largest free and independent scholarship search and financial aid information resource on the Internet, with more than 2.7 million scholarships worth a total of $19 billion in their database. Website

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