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There are endless scholarships out there ranching from $100, $20,000, or even paying your full tuition! Here are a few resources to try.

College Students


University Scholarships are scholarships awarded by the college you apply to. These are determined by academics, financial need, military status, minority, first-generation students, etc. This is why it is super important to fill out your FASFA before the priority deadline. Your FAFSA will help colleges determine which university scholarships you are eligible for.  

For more information on University Scholarships contact the Financial Aid office at the college you are interested in applying to.

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There are many other external sources you can use to find scholarships and grants. Be careful of scam sites that may ask for too much information or payment information. 


Here are some Scholarship Databases to look at:

- Dough 4 Degrees

- Black Scholarships



And don't forget Google! If there is a specific scholarship you are looking for, try searching "African-American Female in Engineering Scholarship"

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There are many companies and organizations that offer scholarships to students.


Here are some examples of places you can ask:

- Your Parent's Employer

- Religious groups

- Sororities and Fraternities

- Local University Alumni Chapter


Some other scholarships specialized by major:

- Scholarships for African American Women interested in STEM

-Women in STEM

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The United States Department of Labor Free Scholarship Tool is a reliable search engine for scholarships and grants. Here is the link to the website


The US Dept. of Labor Fre Scholarship Tool

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