The scholarship searches listed here are in no way endorsed by or affiliated with Skagit Valley College. They do, however, serve as a good starting guide to help you begin to explore all the thousands of different scholarships available to students. Skagit Valley College does not recommend paying for a scholarship search. Please read each site’s Terms and Conditions carefully before submitting any personal information.
- College Planning Network
- CollegeScholarships.org - CollegeScholarships.org is designed to offer college-bound students and their parents access to information on scholarship and financial aid information.
- College Success Foundation - COLLEGE SUCCESS FOUNDATION Several scholarship awards of up to $5000 per year for four years to eligible students. Minimum requirements include: Washington residency (of one-year or more), enrollment as a college freshman or sophomore or as a high school senior who has applied for and been accepted into a four year college/university, completion of FAFSA-Free Application for Federal Student Aid, income limitations (see link), minimum 2.75 GPA, plans to continue enrollment as a full-time (12 quarter credits) student. For further information, application instructions, and other resources for financing your education; visit this scholarship link on the College Success Foundation website, http://www.collegesuccessfoundation.org.
- College Xpress - This site contains scholarship information as well as other useful information pertaining to college bound students.
- FASTWEB - One of the largest free scholarship search services on the Internet. Searchable database of more than 275,000 scholarships, fellowships, grants and loans. Students register online and fastWEB responds with a list of matching award programs.
- The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid Page - This page provides a free, comprehensive, independent and objective guide to student financial aid. It also has a variety of links, scholarship searches, and frequently asked questions.
- Foster Care to College Program - Foster Care to College is a partnership to support youth and young adults in foster care to prepare for and succeed in higher education. Money and support are available for students wishing to enroll at a community college, technical or vocational school, or university. Visit http://www.independence.wa.gov for further information.
- Fund Finder - This site contains a free web version of the College Board’s Fund Finder scholarship database. The College Board’s database contains listings of scholarships, fellowships, loans, internships, and other types of financial aid programs from non-college sources that match your education level, talents and background.
- GRIP Scholarships - This is GRIP Magazine’s definitive Internet resource for grants, loans, scholarships, and financial aid listings for pre-college students.
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund - HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND is one of the largest providers of college financial aid for Latino students. Eligibility requirements include 3.0 GPA, US Citizenship or legal permanent residency, completed FAFSA application, additional restrictions or requirements may apply to specific HSF scholarships. Visit the scholarship page of http://hsf.net for further information.
- Latino/a Scholarships for Washington State Students - A Scholarship resource booklet providing information for Latin@ students to encourage and
promote postsecondary education and bring awareness of the many organizations and community
members contributing to the education of Latino/a
youth. This HB1079 version of our scholarships
resources includes scholarships that are open to
ALL students,regardless of citizenship or
Please Note: These are not Campaña Quetzal
scholarships. Campaña Quetzal provides this
information as a service.
- MAch 25 - Mach25 – breaking the tuition barrier. The Mach25 database contains over 600,00 awards totaling over $1.6 billion. This site is well organized and easy to follow.
- Pacific Northwest Scholarship Guide - The Scholarship Guide – Online is a personal, step-by-step tool, designed for you. This Guide is free, requires no personal profile for use and provides you access to 100% of the scholarship data. It is maintained by the nonprofit College Planning Network, serving students of the Pacific Northwest and most of the scholarships listed have online application forms for your convenience.
- Sallie Mae - This service gives students exclusive access to College Aid Sources for Higher Education, one of the industry’s most respected and comprehensive sources of financial aid resources for college. The Online Scholarship Service allows students to search the CASHE database for funding information from a variety of resources, including scholarships, fellowships, grants, work-study, loan programs, tuition waivers, internships, competitions, and more.
- Sallie Mae / College Answer
- Scholarship America / Dollars for Scholars - Scholarship America is the nation's largest non-profit, private-sector scholarship and educational support organization. Since 1958, it has distributed more than $1.5 billion to more than 1.5 million students across the U.S. through various programs including Dollars for Scholars & Scholarship Management Services. You can make a Dollars for Scholars chapter search of Washington State at this site.
- ScholarshipExperts.com - ScholarshipExperts.com has been helping parents and students find scholarships and free money for college since 2001. A constantly updated database of college scholarships and grad school scholarships to provide accurate and timely scholarship information. Scholarshipexperts.com also offers their own scholarships, such as "All About Education"-$5000, "Superpower"-$1000, "Do-Over"-$1000, "Shout It Out"-$1000, "Top Ten List"-$1000. See the website for application details.
- Scholarships.com - Being you personalized profiles that will match your specific skills, talents, interests, and abilities to the Scholarships.com database of over 600,000 college scholarship awards. Your results will be delivered to you immediately, on-line.
- StudentScholarships.org - A scholarship database as well as information on majors and careers, free with registration. Various scholarship deadlines apply.
- theWashBoard.org - theWashBoard.org is a new, one-stop, free, student-centered, online clearing house for Washington students seeking college scholarships. Launched in January 2010 by the public/private Washington Scholarship Coalition, this site is designed to make it easier for Washington students to efficiently find and apply for relevant scholarships. This user-friendly site allows students to search and apply for verified scholarships that are specific to their academic interests, college or university, or other criteria. Visit http://www.thewashboard.org for further information.
- Washington Student Achievement Council - The state of Washington and the federal government offer many financial aid programs and tax benefits that can help offset the cost of a college education. Visit the Washington Student Achievement Council website for state financial aid programs, scholarship searches, and additional resources and links.
- Washington State Nurses Association - Founded in 1908, WSNA is the professional organization representing more than 16,000 registered nurses in Washington State. Visit the website for a listing of nursing scholarships and scholarship search tools.