This list of college scholarships is compiled by the Counseling Department of Holy Trinity, as a resource to parents and their students. Inclusion in the list is not necessarily an endorsement of the program. Please do your due diligence in researching each program.
Opportunities with Deadlines
North Park University created the Lighthouse Cohort Program to offer academic and financial support for urban, first-generation college students who have demonstrated academic success. Each year, 10 first-year students are
Holy Cross College at Notre Dame, Indiana has shared with us that beginning this year, their Blessed Basil Moreau Scholarship can now be up to full tuition only for students
On-Going Opportunities & Resources
- 45+ College Scholarships for Minority Students
- American Indian College Fund – Provides Native American students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.
- American Indian Graduate Center & AIGCS – The largest scholarship providers to Native students in the United States, awarding $15 million in scholarships annually and more than $200 million since inception. For almost 50 years, AIGC has funded students pursing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in any field of study at any accredited institution of choice, working with over 500 tribes in all 50 states.
- Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund – The nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
- Cappex – A free website where you can learn which colleges want you before you apply, and learn about more than $11 billion in merit aid scholarships.
- CashCourse – Information that helps college students stay financially informed.
- Chegg – A place to connect with scholarships and learn about colleges.
- College Affordability Guide – This site’s mission is to provide clear, correct info and advice on the many options students have to reduce the cost of their degree, and to offer a fresh analysis of which colleges are doing the most to make high-quality education affordable.
- College Greenlight – A free resource for any traditionally underrepresented student who is serious about getting into and thriving at their perfect college. Students receive a customized list of the awards best suited to their academic, social, and community accomplishments.
- Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation – Educational and scholarship opportunities for students of all levels.
- Cirkled In Scholarship – $2500 scholarship grant to one outstanding High School student (Grades 9 -12)
- Dell Scholars Program – Recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance.
- Fastweb – Create a profile and let Fastweb do the research on scholarships, internships, colleges, and more for you.
- FinAid – Links to scholarships, grants, loans, and graduate aid.
- Gates Millennium Scholars – Provides outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose.
- Going Merry – On Going Merry, students can find and apply for scholarships, absolutely free! You can even apply to multiple scholarships with one application. Once you sign up, you’ll start getting matched to scholarships that are a great fit for you. You then complete your applications from within the site.
- HS Finder (Hispanic Scholarship Fund) – Scholarship information for Latino students.
- KnowHow2GO – Complete information on college prep, whether in middle school or seniors.
- Peerlift – Proven scholarships, internships, summer programs, and more gathered by fellow students like you.
- RaiseMe! Micro-Scholarships – Earn micro‑scholarships from colleges for your achievements as early as 9th grade
- Reagan Foundation Scholarships – Scholarship opportunities for outstanding student leaders.
- Scholarships for High School Students – Financial and test resources for high school students.
- Scholar Snapp – A free, simple to use data standard that allows students to reuse their application information (including contact information, essays, transcripts, etc.) from one scholarship application to another, streamlining the college scholarship application process.
- Scholly – A mobile app that provides students with a fast and simple way to find scholarships for college.
- Scholarships.com – A free college scholarship search and financial aid information.
- Scholarship America – Provides information and resources for your scholarship search.
- StudentAid.gov – Information from the U.S. Department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
- Thurgood Marshall College Fund – Provides scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
- UNCF – Awards 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books and room and board.
Senior Scholarship Opportunities
- Free College Search Handouts
- Scholarships for International Students
- Companies that can pay for college
- Art & Writing Awards
- Act Six Scholarship
- Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program
- St. Ambrose Scholarship
- Beta Sigma Psi Christian Leadership Award
- Beta Sigma Psi Scholarships
- YoungArts’ National Arts Competition
- Dream Corps TECH Scholarship Fund
- NuView Treatment Center Scholarship
- The Cooke College Scholarship Program
- Horatio Alger State Scholarships
- Talent Show Scholarship