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Scholarships

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Office of Financial Aid cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information, nor are we responsible for the content in any of these outside sites or sources of information. Use good judgment and common sense when researching potential scholarships. A general rule to keep in mind: No site can guarantee a scholarship, regardless of the amount of money paid to them. If you're asked for payment or bank account information to access scholarships, it is most likely a scam.


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AffordableColleges.com

The Affordability Center provides information about a variety of financial aid opportunities. The site also contains special guides for minorities, women, students with disabilities, active miltary, and veterans.

College Board's FUND FINDER

The College Board's FUND FINDER scholarship database, also known as ExPAN Scholarship Search, lists scholarships and other types of financial aid programs from 3,300 national, state, public and private sources. The database is updated annually.

CollegeScholarships.org

College Scholarships includes general scholarship information, tips, and a scholarship search by degree type, major field, eligibility requirements, and Fortune 500 companies like Coca Cola and Ford Motor Company.

Department of Education Scholarship Information

Federal Student Aid is an Office of the U.S. Department of Education. This site has a wealth of knowledge regarding types of scholarships available, how and when to apply, and how a scholarship might affect other student aid.

FastWeb

FastWeb is the nation's recognized leader in helping students make the decisions that shape their lives: choosing a college, paying for college and finding jobs during and after college. And it's free.

GoodCall

GoodCall is one of the largest databases of scholarships on the web. It requires no personal information and is free to use.

Scholarship America

Scholarship America is a non-profit ogranization that partners with Scholarship Management Services to offer a one-stop-shop search option for scholarships. Although many programs managed by the company are only open to employees of the sponsoring companies or their families, they do manage some programs that are open to all students.

Scholarships.com

Scholarships.com free college scholarship search is one of the Internet's most respected and trusted sources of scholarship information for undergraduate and graduate students.

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Regional Community Foundations


Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc

Various scholarships for students who reside in Wisconsin or Fox Valley. www.cffoxvalley.org

Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

GGBCF is the commnuities connection to many scholarship options for local students. Scholarships are available to area students ranging in awards from $500 to $40,000. Each scholarship has unique eligibility requirements - from the high school you attend to your intended major in college and more.

Scholarships, Inc.

Scholarships, Inc. is a local non-profit scholarship program funded by local donations and is made available to Brown and Door County high school seniors. Academics, extra-curriculars, and leadership potential are all considered along with financial need (based off of FASFA). The Student Aid Report (SAR) must be submitted with the completed application and required documents.

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Resources for Specific Student Populations


Cobell Scholarship

During the Cobell Scholarship Fund's inaugural year, the Cobell Board, with the assistance of AIGC, awarded nearly $2 million in graduate and undergraduate scholarships to almost 400 highly qualified American Indian students.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

These various scholarships are for Hispanic college students, community college transfer students, and high school students. www.hsf.net

U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute

USHLI is a national nonprofit organization that has worked to empower the Latino community and similarly disenfranchised groups by promoting education, leadership development, unity, and non-partisan civic participation. They award a number of scholarships and maintain a listing of other funding opportunities.

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