Financial & Scholarship Aid
Below are websites for organizations that assist with the costs associated with being a student. This includes tuition help, scholarships -- general and LGBTQ specific -- living stipends, textbook costs, child care benefits, work grants, entrepreneurship support and more.
The 30 Best Colleges for LGBT Students
— BestColleges.com is that resource for any prospective college student, and we strive to help students make an educated choice about their future. Through the use of student surveys, faculty surveys, independent research, ranking systems, and the input of highly credible and authoritative sources, we have created a database of schools to help students and their families learn more about their best options for higher education.Affordable Colleges Online
— free community resources materials and tools that span topics such as financial-aid and college savings strategies, affordability and scorecard rankings, opportunities for Veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources.Campus Pride/Point Foundation Sponsored National LGBT Scholarship Database
- Free online dynamic database provides LGBT and ally students with the largest, most comprehensive source of LGBT scholarship and funding resources in the nation. Individuals can find how to apply and search scholarships available at certain campuses, state by state, regionally or nationally. New scholarships may be listed by a campus or any funding organization by simply logging into the database. There are no charges to view scholarships or to list scholarships.CFPB: Paying For College
— It’s more important than ever for students and former students to make smart decisions about financing their college education. Whether you’re attending college soon, are a current student, or already have student loans, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
put together some tools and resources to help you make the best decisions for you.
CollegeScholarships.org — Extensive Directory of All Financial Aid Opportunities - Allows you to browse scholarships, provides resources, browse grants and student loans.
Educators for Fair Consideration, 2014 Graduate Scholarship List and Guide — E4FC just released a list of graduate scholarships and fellowships that do not require proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency. This brand-new list and guide contains 55 pages of up-to-date information about scholarships and fellowships available for immigrant graduate students.
FinAid — Financial Aid for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Students - Comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools -- on or off the web.
Fastweb — Online Scholarship Clearing House - Provides massive scholarship database with matching technology.
Kaarme Scholarship Search — Provides information about: Colleges, Scholarships, College Sports, and Careers. All the information you need to get into college and make the right choice.
Zinch — Based on their comptrehensive student profile, they can match students to over $1 billion in scholarships and merit aid awards. Zinch allows students to learn about, get recruited by, and interact with more than 850 colleges and universities from all over the world.