Don’t forget to look beyond WCU for scholarship opportunities. Consider these sources:
College Foundation of North Carolina is a nonprofit partnership between Pathways of North Carolina, College Foundation, Inc., and the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority. The Foundation’s goal is to help students find the best financial aid alternatives, and it provides listings for need-based scholarship and grant programs for North Carolinians.
NC Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) is awarding up to three
$200 scholarships. All rising juniors or seniors in a bachelor's program or students
ina master's program not graduating before December 2011 who are interested in pursuing
a career in public works are invited to apply. Completed applications are due by Friday,
Contact: Jo Anne Wiles at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Online Scholarship Searches
In addition to university- and state-based awards, there’s a wide range of private
scholarships available from corporations, civic organizations, professional organizations,
donors, and other groups. To learn more, use these free online scholarship databases:
CollegeAnswer.com Scholarship Search
A free scholarship search sponsored by Sallie Mae, a financial services company.
College Board Scholarship Search
A searchable database of scholarships, loans, internships, and other financial aid programs from 2,300 sources.
CollegeNet’s Mach25 Scholarship Search
A free scholarship search engine of more than 600,000 privately sponsored scholarships.
FastWEB/Financial Aid Search Through the WEB
One of the first free online search services with a database of more than 400,000 scholarships.
Free scholarship search with a database of more than 400,000 awards.