College Success Resources

These are just some of the valuable resources we've curated for scholarship seekers. For more, create or log in to your free Student Profile! You'll have access to our entire library of resources, including exclusive presentations from CollegeWeekLive -- and you'll be able to match to scholarships from Scholarship America and our partners!

40 Money Management Tips Every College Freshman Should Know

Scholarship America and the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) have teamed up to offer you a crash course in money management to help you learn how to take control of your money instead of letting your money take control of you.


College View

This site's "College Life" section covers tips on academics as well as campus life.


Debt Free U: Financial Literacy Resources

Debt Free U empowers students and young consumers with financial literacy education. Research has proven that access to these resources increases enrollment, retention and college graduation success. Through the process of learning, applying knowledge and staying current on economic issues, young adults are given the educational tools they need to manage their money and make higher education a reality.



In addition to its scholarship search engine, Fastweb covers topics like what to pack, dorm life and budgeting.


Project on Student Debt

The Project on Student Debt is a Web project created by the Institute for College Access and Success, a nonprofit working to inform students, parents, schools and policymakers about trends and issues throughout the world of financial aid. It's well worth bookmarking and visiting often; their list of the Top Ten Student Loan Tips for Recent Graduates is a great place to start.

More is a free online student-generated college guide dedicated to accurately representing America’s top colleges and universities. Unigo houses over 15,000 reviews, 4,000 videos and 7,500 photographs of colleges across the country submitted by current undergraduates to help high school students in their college search and give them an inside look at what life at their school is really like.


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.

2014 Annual Report

In 2014, more than 125,000 students received over $236 million in scholarship support and assistance from Scholarship America – a record-breaking year for the nation's largest provider of private scholarships.


Visit our 2014 annual report to learn more about our successes, our students and our future.

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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