FAFSA on the Web
Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.

2021 EducationDegree.com $1,000 Emerging Leader in Education Scholarship 
A degree in education comes with outstanding opportunities to inform, inspire, and change lives. For anybody that has the kind of unwavering dedication it takes to become a teacher, we want to help you along the way as you either enter the field with a pre-licensure degree, or advance with a master’s. To bring your dream of earning that degree a little closer, we’re offering the Emerging Leader in Education Scholarship – worth $1,000!

Home Heavenz Clean Environment Scholarship
We want to encourage deserving, hardworking, and those students who cannot continue their educational journey because of limited financial resources. We want to pay back the community and lift the talented youth for their bright future. We want to invest in youth to study with full concentration, dedication and start their professional life without any financial hurdle.

Scholarships360                                                                                                                               Scholarships360 is a team of educators, parents, and students who believe it’s possible for any student to get an education with $0 in student debt.

Gilman-McCain Scholarship
The Gilman-McCain Scholarship is a congressionally funded initiative of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and named after the late senator John S. McCain from Arizona. The Gilman-McCain Scholarship provides awards of $5,000 for child dependents of active duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs.

This website is dedicated to educating students on financial literacy.

Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream Scholarship 
Enter to win a $20,000 Bridging the Dream Scholarship for Graduate Students.

Gilman Internship Grant Program
This program provides M.A., Ph.D. and professional school students and recent graduates with grants that make it possible for them to accept unpaid or underpaid internships in areas directly related to Russian studies. The program promotes the entry of young scholars with considerable Russian studies expertise into sectors outside of traditional academia.

Maestro Cares Foundation
NEIU is forming a partnership with the Maestro Cares Foundation, which was founded by NEIU alumnus Henry Cardenas and singer Mark Anthony. The Maestro Cares Foundation is encouraging NEIU students to apply for their scholarships. 

Denis de La Rosa Scholarship 
Committed to assisting undocumented students from the Chicago area in reaching their dream of attending a four-year college/university. Award: $2,500, due April 15 

Fiesta del Sol Scholarship 
For over two decades, the Guadalupe A. Reyes Fiesta del Sol Scholarship Program has awarded scholarships to students from the Southwest Side of Chicago. The mission of the University Round Table (URT) is to provide necessary resources for underrepresented students and their families, with a focus on successful recruitment, college access, affordability, retention, and college completion. Award: $2,500, due March 27

Financial Aid Guide 
In this financial aid guide for public health students, you will learn about the different types of financial aid available to students entering this rewarding field. Also included is a list of public health scholarships at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Adras & Altig Scholarship Contest 
The attorneys at Adras & Altig are pleased to sponsor a Criminal Justice Essay Contest to help students with college expenses and to raise greater awareness of the issue of gun violence. The three winning applicants will receive $1,500, $750, or $500. 

The Heer Law Entrepreneurship Scholarship
At Heer Law, we know students have great entrepreneurial ideas. So, we've set up a scholarship to help. The winning applicant of The Heer Law Entrepreneurship scholarship will be awarded $2,500.

Time Clock Go Scholarship 
Time Clock Go’s Scholarship seeks to assist students pursuing further education who are passionate about the way they communicate with other people in the world and wish to make it a better place. The winning applicant of the Time Clock Go Scholarship will be awarded $2,500.

Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship 
This application is for students seeking an undergraduate degree. 

Energy Rates Scholarship
Energy Rates is offering a $500 scholarship to any student enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution.

Corsia Logistics Scholarship
College is expensive, and Corsia wants to help. Corsia will award five students; two will receive a scholarship of $500 each, and three will receive $250 each. 

Fig Tech Scholarship For Social Impact 
The Fig Loans scholarship is one of the many ways we hope to empower the leaders of tomorrow. $1,000 Scholarship for Social Impact.

Fig Tech Emerge Scholarship 
We want to award this scholarship to someone who is going back to school to be a positive example for others in their community. $1,000 Emerge Scholarship for Continuing Education.

MBA Scholarships 
Your Guide to Career, Curriculum and Education.

The Coupon Vario Scholarship 
We want to hear from you about how you're managing your finances, using credit cards, what you're spending your money on, and what are your biggest money concerns. Award: $1,000

Brady Cobin Essay Scholarship Contest 
Brady Cobin Law Group will award three scholarships totaling $4,500 to the three students who submit the winning essays.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship 
Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience! Gilman provides up to $5,000 for undergrad students who are U.S. citizens and Federal Pell Grant recipients who are at two- or four-year institutions. 

Ritani Innovation In Craftsmanship Scholarship 
We're on the lookout for students who have demonstrated a unique way of merging tradition with innovation. We are awarding two $1,000 scholarships each academic year to promising students who show innovation in their craft.

Simmrin Law Group Entrepreneurial Scholarship
This scholarship is our way of fostering the values that drive all of us here at Simmrin, and helping pass those values to future leaders. It is a $1,500 scholarship which will support one high-achieving, entrepreneurially-minded college student.

Einstein HR Knowledge Scholarship
Einstein HR is pleased to announce that the company will be awarding a new $500 scholarship to eligible students.

DesignContest Scholarship
DesignContest Student Aid Program understands students’ financial struggle through their education, thus decided to launch the financial aid program for the brightest minds out there. DesignContest Scholarship program will award thirteen $1,500 aids per year to students that demonstrate top research academics skills.

Chairish Scholarship
Chairish is offering a scholarship designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields. Each year we will award up to $5,000 in college scholarships to two deserving students.

Do Something Scholarship
Sign up by sharing your New Year's Resolution! Plus, you'll enter for the chance to win a $3,000 scholarship!

Music Video Scholarship 
SimpleMusicContracts.com is happy to announce that it will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to one lucky student each year through the Simple Music Contracts Music Video Program. 

Intellias Scholarship Program
Intellias is pleased to announce our first software engineering scholarship program. Our goal is to provide an educational grant for high school seniors, college students and graduate students. Award: $1,000 

Citizens Bank Undergraduate Scholarship
Apply by Aug. 1 to qualify for a $2,500 scholarship! 

Citizens Bank Graduate Scholarship
Apply by Aug. 1 to qualify for a $5,000 scholarship! 

Doctors 24x7 Scholarship Opportunity
Essay scholarship contest offered by Doctors 24x7 to assist undergraduate students pursue higher education. 

ISAC Student Portal Toolbox
Find handy tools to help with the college process.

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy is a FREE program of the nation's certified public accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances through every stage of life. 

Video Tutorial on How to Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool

The Union Plus Scholarship Program
Scholarship amounts range from $500 to $4,000.

Educational Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

Navigating College - The Resource Guide for Homeless and Low Income Students
Some highlights of this guide include resources to cover costs associated with going to school, including tuition, housing, meals, text books, medical care and more.

Apply to be a Tillman Scholar
This opportunity is open to veteran students and their family members.

NIH's MARC U-STAR awards provide support for two years of the undergraduate program; junior and senior years. Students who are underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences are especially encouraged to apply.

College Resources and Financial Aid for Hispanic Students

Access Three Million Scholarships Offering Up to $18 billion
Find free money with Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae®.

Good Call Scholarship Opportunities

Financial Literacy
This website is a resource for students that need advice on managing their money.

Paying for College
Get help on how to make smart decisions when paying for college.

How to Avoid Unfair College Student Loan Practices 
Learn about common unfair practices, how to spot predatory lenders and how to successfully repay loans. 

Financial Aid Toolkit
The toolkit provides resources covering the financial aid process from applying for financial aid to repaying loans and includes items such as brochures and videos.

Financial Aid for Minority Students
This financial aid guide lists many scholarship opportunities for minority students. This inclusive scholarship list clearly explains eligibility, award specifics, and how to apply.

The Student Guide
The most comprehensive resource for student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education.

Sponsored by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), a comprehensive college planning and financing website for students, parents, schools, and lenders. Includes information and applications for all of ISAC's grant, scholarship and loan programs.

An independent, award-winning non-profit website for financial aid information, resources, and helpful "scholarship scam" section.

Looking For Student Aid
The U.S. Department of Education provides general information about financial aid and advice on scholarship search services.

The Internet's largest and oldest free scholarship search.

Free scholarship search and financial aid information resource helping students make the decisions that shape their lives.

College Board's Scholarship Search 
Scholarship search service provided by the College Board.

Information for federal student aid loan requirements.

Loan Repayment Calculator
Estimate your standard monthly repayment of student loans.

College Resource Center
Find scholarships available in the Chicago area.

Discovery Early Childhood Education Scholarship
Early childhood education (ECE) scholarships can be found nearly anywhere, from your local grocer to international professional associations. You will find teaching scholarships specifically for men, women, minorities, and disabled individuals. 

Scholarship and Resources for Latinx Students 
Our online guide showcases 20 scholarship opportunities (including many in the healthcare field) that can make all the difference in affording college. We've also provided a list of valuable academic and career resources that Hispanic and Latinx students can use to maximize their success during and after college. Here's a link to the entire guide if you'd like to check it out:

Helpful Resources For Veteran Students 

Aid For Veterans 
Expert guidance to help veterans, service members, and their families pay for college.

Veterans Guide to College Success 
Helping veterans reach their academic goals with resources, tips and expert advice.

Veterans Guide to Getting Hired
Resources, tips and advice for veterans returning to the workforce.