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College Selection & Admissions Resources

These are just some of the valuable resources we've curated for scholarship seekers. For a list of national and regional scholarships managed by Scholarship America, visit the Open Scholarships page.

Scholarship America's Dollars for Scholars affiliates also offer scholarships to students in more than 500 communities across the United States. Use our Affiliate Search to find out if there's a Dollars for Scholars affiliate serving your community. If so, you can create a free profile to match with their local awards.


Zinch allows you to learn about, get recruited by and interact with more than 700 colleges and universities from all over the world. And it just happens to also help you find millions of dollars in scholarships to pay for it -- all on the Web. Check them out at Zinch.com.


FindTheBest.com: College Comparison

FindTheBest.com offers unbiased, data-driven comparisons of thousands of products and services. Their College and University Comparison tool allows you to compare schools based on size, cost, acceptance rate and a number of other criteria. Click "More" to check it out, and visit the Scholarship and Financial Aid page for a link to the FindTheBest scholarship comparison tool.


Accredited Online Colleges

If you're interested in a nontraditional online school, it's crucial to find one that is properly accredited. The resources at AccreditedOnlineColleges.org can help you seek out accredited online schools that match your interests.


Careers and Colleges

Careers and Colleges offers a unique combination of timesaving interactive tools to help students and parents find a college, learn about financial aid, compare student loans, and research thousands of scholarship opportunities.


College Bound News

Collegeboundnews.com, the online version of COLLEGE BOUND, offers the kind of information that students and their families need to make intelligent college decisions. You'll find the most up-to-date data and information about the continuously changing admissions and financial aid scene at U.S. colleges and universities from the Ivy League to the Pacific 10 and hundreds of public and private schools in between, as well as analysis of how the trends are changing admission opportunities for students and parents all around the world.


College Confidential

College Confidential is one of the Web's largest college-bound communities. The site features hundreds of pages of articles about choosing a college, getting into the college you want, how to pay for it, and much more. You'll also find the Web's busiest discussion community related to college admissions, and photos, videos and reports from college visits in the CampusVibe.


My College Options

My College Options, created by the National Research Center for College and University Admissions, allows students to create a personalized profile, discover postsecondary education options that fit their goals and aspirations, and receive customized college planning tips.


The Dream Award

Dream Award Scholarship America’s Dream Award is a renewable scholarship fund targeted toward completion. These annually-increasing awards will be given to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year of education beyond high school.

The Scholar

Our print newsletter is issued three times each year, and is also available via email. Each issue looks at how we design and deliver impactful programs -- and how we engage with students, scholarship providers and policymakers.


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Success By Degrees

Scholarship America's blog, Success By Degrees, covers items of interest to parents, volunteers, educators and anyone interested in the big issues surrounding education, financial aid and postsecondary success. You'll find policy announcements, news releases and more, every week!

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