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College Links

CollegeNET - good starting point with access to information about various schools and general financial aid and scholarship information, as well as recruiting information 
http://www.collegenet.com

College Quest 
http://www.collegequest.com

FishNet - search engine to find a college that fits your need, access to college sites, information on applying and on financial aid. (This site gives a wider selection than the College Board search engine for finding a compatible college.)  Good site visually.  
http://www.jayi.com/Open.html  

Peterson's College Channel - home of CollegeQuest, free search engine for finding information about colleges including finding a compatible college and about financial aid. You do have to register.
http://www.petersons.com/ugrad/

Review.Com - a Princeton Review site with college search engine, rankings, pretty straight talk about the college atmosphere, information on transferring, internships, entrance tests and more      
http://www.review.com/

2001 Colleges, College Scholarships and Financial Aid - 
http://www.college-scholarships.com/

U.S. News Online.edu - college search engine, rankings, scholarship guides, and a community college finder    
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/?/home.htm

Campus Newspapers on the Internet - don't overlook the view of a prospective college you can get by reading the campus newspaper; use this search engine to locate college newspapers by school or location 
http://beacon-www.asa.utk.edu/resources/papers.html

Scholarship, Financial aid links

 

HINT: Search for aid and scholarship using several search services.   You will pick up different sources with each one.

U.S. News and World Report scholarship search page, with aid broken out into different useful categories.
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/dollars/scholar/search.htm

2001 Colleges, College Scholarships and Financial Aid -
http://www.college-scholarships.com/

25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel
http://www.blackexcel.org/25scholarships.htm

ACADEMY FOR EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FELLOWSHIPS
http://ppia.aed.org/index.html

Accounting Scholarships
http://www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/edu/jlcs.htm

ACT-SO "Olympics of the Mind" Scholarships
http://www.naacp.org/work/actso/act-so.shtml

Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
http://www.beanactuary.org/minority/scholarships.htm

Aid & Resources For Re-Entry Students
http://www.back2college.com/

Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarships
http://www.akaeaf.org/scholarshipprogram.html

Ambassadorial Scholarships
http://www.rotary.org/foundation/educational/amb_scho/

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC CPA's Scholarships
http://www.aahcpa.org/scholar.htm

AMERICAN GEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE Minority Geoscience Scholarships
http://www.agiweb.org/ehr/mgsftp.html

American Psychological Association (APA) Scholarships and Fellowships
http://www.apa.org/students/funding.html

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MICROBIOLOGY Undergraduate Fellowships
http://www.asm.org/edusrc/edu23b.htm

American Sociological Association Graduate funding
http://www.asanet.org/student/funding.html

Americorps
http://www.cns.gov/

Art, Film, Writing Scholarships/Competitions List
http://www.xensei.com/users/adl/

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation
http://www.astronautscholarship.org/

Athletic Scholarships
http://scholarships-ar-us.org/athletic.htm

Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships
http://www.aynrand.org/contests/

Baptist Scholarships
http://www.free-4u.com/baptist_scholarships.htm

Bell Labs Fellowships for Underrepresented Minorities
http://www.bell-labs.com/fellowships/CRFP/info.html

Black Alliance for Educational Options Scholarships
http://www.baeo.org/options/privatelyfinanced.jsp

BOEING scholarships (some HBCU connects)
http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/educationrelations/scholarships/

Brand Essay Competition
http://www.instituteforbrandleadership.org/

BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB Minority Fellowships in Academic Medicine
http://www.bms.com/aboutbms/fellow/data/

Burger King Scholarship Program
http://www.bkscholars.csfa.org/

Cashe - free scholarship search from lending agency Sallie Mae. The site does ask for your social security number so if you are hesitant to give that out, try one of the other free services
http://search.cashe.com/

Coca Cola Scholarships
http://www2.coca-/cola.com/citizenship/education_scholarshipfoundation.html

Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholarships
http://www.coca-colascholars.org/programs.html

College Board Scholarship Search
http://cbweb10p.collegeboard.org/fundfinder/html/fundfind01.html

College Costs - a very useful table information from the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina on the costs of attending colleges in North Carolina
http://jobs.esc.state.nc.us/soicc/planning/c2c.htm

College Foundation, Inc. - a prime source of college loans for North Carolinians
http://www.cfi-nc.org

College Fund/UNCF
http://www.uncf.org/

CollegeNET - good starting point with access to information about financial aid and scholarship information, various colleges, as well as recruiting information  
http://www.collegenet.com

CollegeNet's Scholarship Database
http://mach25.collegenet.com/cgi-bin/M25/index

DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR BLACK STUDENTS IN SCIENCE Scholarship
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/dlhinson/dfb_sch.htm

Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarships
http://www.aasa.org/Discover.htm

Easley National Scholarship Program
http://www.naas.org/senior.htm

FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form & Info)
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

FastAid - good free scholarship search. You can enter your information once and go back for updates on available scholarships anytime.
http://www.fastaid.com/

FastWEb - College scholarship homepage with access to information on 400,000 aid opportunities. It's free, so you can't lose.
http://www.fastweb.com/fastweb/index.cgi/index.html?refer=excite-3f-http%3a%

Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways
http://www.fedmoney.org/

FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid (scholarships)
http://www.finaid.org/

FishNet - information on financial aid and a search engine to find a college that fits your need, access to college sites. (This site gives a wider selection than the College Board search engine for finding a compatible college.) Good site visually.
http://www.jayi.com/Open.html  

FreSch Free Scholarship Search - an attractive site with lots of information about various ways to finance your education
http://www.freschinfo.com/

Gates Millennium Scholarships (major)
http://www.gmsp.org/nominationmaterials/read.dbm?ID=12

Gateway to 10 Free Scholarship Seaches
http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm

Gateways to US Government Grants/money
http://www.students.gov/link_search/listlinks.cfm?cfid_81339&cftokenv597759&topic01&Criteria=

GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds
http://www.lulac.org/Programs/Scholar.html

Graduate Fellowships For Minorities Nationwide
http://cuinfo.cornell.edu/Student/GRFN/list.phtml?category=MINORITIES

Guaranteed Scholarships
http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/


HBCU "Packard" Sit Abroad Scholarships (for study around the world)
http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/packard_nomination.html


Historically Black College & University Scholarships
http://www.iesabroad.org/info/hbcu.htm


Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
http://holocaust.hklaw.com/


Hope Scholarships & Lifetime Credits
http://www.ed.gov/inits/hope/

INROADS internships
http://www.inroads.org/

Intel Science Talent Search
http://www.sciserv.org/sts

International Students Scholarships & Aid Help
http://www.iefa.org/

Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA students in South Florida)
http://www.jackituckfield.org/

JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
http://www.jackierobinson.org/

Mach25 - CollegeNet's scholarship search - this one is a little slower to use than some others because you have to go through several steps to see the scholarship but it contains a lot of scholarship resources.
http://www.collegenet.com/mach25/

MARINE CORPS SCHOLARSHIPS
http://www.marine-scholars.org/

Maryland Artists Scholarships
http://www.maef.org/

McDonald's Education Scholarships (with UNCF)
McDonalds Scholarship

McNair Scholars Program
http://trc.dfrc.nasa.gov/trc/Undergrad/space.html

Methodist Scholarships
http://www.free-4u.com/methodist_scholarships.htm

Microsoft Scholarship Program
http://www.microsoft.com/college/scholarships/minority.asp

Minority Health Program
http://www.ahcpr.gov/fund/minortrg.htm

Minority Scholarships (doctoral students in accounting)
http://www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/fmds.htm

Minority Scholarships
http://content.sciencewise.com/newscholarship/scholarships3.cfm

Multiple List of Minority Scholarships
http://gehon.ir.miami.edu/financial-assistance/Scholarship/black.html

NACME Scholarship Program
http://www.nacme.org/univ/scholars.html

National Assoc. of Black Journal! ists Scholarships (NABJ)
http://www.nabj.org/html/studentsvcs.html

National Scholarships at all levels
http://scholarships.kachinatech.com/scholars.html

Peterson's College Channel - home of CollegeQuest, free search engine for finding information about colleges including finding a compatible college and about financial aid. You do have to register
http://www.petersons.com/ugrad/

Presidential Freedom Scholarships
http://www.nationalservice.org/scholarships/

Project Excellence Scholarships
http://www.project-excellence.com/

Research Program for Women & Minorities Underrepresented in the Sciences
http://www.research.att.com/academic/urp.html

RHODES SCHOLARSHIPS AT OXFORD
http://www.rhodesscholar.org/info.html

Ron Brown Scholar Program (major Scholarships)
http://www.ronbrown.org/

ROTC Military Scholarships (Navy, Army, Marines, Airforce)
http://www.todaysmilitary.com/chart_mil_rotc.html

Sallie Mae's free Online Scholarshipship
http://www.salliemae.com/planning/scholarships.html

Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary)
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/mb/mrphr/jobs/stw.html

ScholarAid - a scholarship search site, one of the most useful of the group -
http://www.scholaraid.com/

Scholarship & Financial Aid Help
http://www.blackexcel.org/fin-sch.htm

Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities
http://ccmi.uchicago.edu/schl1.html

Scholarship Links (Ed Finance Group)
http://www.efg.net/link_scholarship.htm

Scholarship Search - From FreSch!
http://216.110.42.89/search-logon.phtml

Scholarship Search - The College Board's scholarship search program
http://www.collegeboard.org/fundfinder/html/ssrchtop.html

Scholarship Trak - a web site run by Job trak with information on various ways to finance college and tips on getting scholarships
http://208.225.207.218/s101web_jt/

Scholarships and Fellowships
http://www.osc.cuny.edu/sep/links.html

Scholarships and Grants
http://www.elclick.com/lulfoundation/html/resources.html

Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies
http://www.paralegals.org/Choice/2000west.htm

Scholarships On The Net (1,500)
http://advocacy-net.com/scholarmks.htm

Science Net Scholarship Listing
http://www.sciencenet.emory.edu/undergrad/scholarships.html

Siemens Westinghouse Competition
http://www.siemens-foundation.org/

Sports Scholarships and Internships
http://www.ncaa.org/about/scholarships.html

College Sports scholarships

SRNE: Scholarship Resource Network Express - free scholarship search, including loan forgiveness programs
http://www.rams.com/srn/

STATE FARM INSURANCE Achievement Scholarships
http://www.statefarm.com/foundati/awards.htm

STATE FARM INSURANCE Hispanic Scholarships
http://www.statefarm.com/foundati/hispanic.htm

Student Inventors Scholarships
http://www.invent.org/collegiate/

Student Video Scholarships
http://www.christophers.org/vidcon2k.html

Target Scholarships
http://www.target.com/target_group/community/community_scholarships.jhtml

THE HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP SITE
http://www.truman.gov/

THE HISPANIC COLLEGE FUND
http://hispanicfund.org/scholar.html

The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program: "A Premiere Opportunity for those who Want to Teach"
http://www.teachingfellows.org/

The Roothbert Scholarship Fund
http://www.roothbertfund.org/scholarships

The ROTC Scholarships
http://www.todaysmilitary.com/chart_mil_rotc.html

The Scholarship Page - another free search; not as specific as some others
http://www.iwc.pair.com/scholarshipage/

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/

Tylenol Scholarships
http://scholarship.tylenol.com/

U.S. News Online.edu - college search engine, rankings, scholarship guides, and a community college finder
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/?/home.htm

Undergraduate Scholarships (National Institutes of Health Scholarships)
http://ugsp.info.nih.gov/InfoUGSP.htm

Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid
http://www.aflcio.org/scholarships/scholar.htm

UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND MERCK SCIENCE INITIATIVE
http://www.uncf.org/merck/program.htm

United States Institute of Peace National Peace Essay Contest
http://www.usip.org/ed/npec/index.shtml

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students
http://www.apsanet.org/PS/grants/aspen3.cfm

Wired Scholar Free Scholarship Search
http://www.wiredscholar.com/paying/scholarship_search/pay_scholarship_search.jsp

Xerox Scholarships for Students
http://www2.xerox.com/go/xrx/about_xerox/about_xerox_detail.jsp?viewmitorial&id_142&sub=2&trk=/Working_at_Xerox/

Help with college applications

 

Admissions Secrets - from the Super College site - advice on important topics: Choosing a College, the College Essay, the College Interview, the Application Form. Some essays are shortened versions of chapters from books and the abridgements are a little frustrating, but still a useful site
http://www.supercollege.com/adm/frame_adm.html

Be Real, Get In - Short essay on thinking about your application from the point of view of the college dean of admissions
http://www.jayi.com/ACG/articles/Be_Real.html

The College Essay: Seven Tips To Keep in Mind When Writing Those 500 Words- simple, solid advice
http://www.powerstudents.com/highschool/hs_prep/990921_essay.shtml

Super Timeline for College Applications - on the 9th to 11the grade page of the SuperCollege site is a timeline from 9th through 12th grade for college applications.   
http://www.supercollege.com/911/frame_911.html

Testing

 

Ace the Tests - fairly basic explanatory information about college entrance tests.  
http://www.supercollege.com/test/frame_tests.html

College PowerPrep - some free test preparation classes
http://www.powerprep.com/

SAT - College Board's site
http://www.collegeboard.org/

 

SAT Dominator - free test-taking advice
http://www.loop.com/~costmo/index2.htm

 

Taking Standardized Tests
http://familyeducation.com/topic/front/0,1156,5-4651,00.html

Community Colleges