Scholarships & grants
Student Assistance Programs (US Dept of Health and Human Services)
HHS provides a variety of scholarships, loans, and loan repayment programs for students in the health professions, through the Student Assistance Programs of the Health Resources and Services Admin. Find out if you're eligible!
Student Aid on the Web (US Dept of Education)
The official student gateway to federal financial aid, including eligibility, application, repayment, and more - plus self-service tools to help you prepare, choose, and apply for college. From the U.S. Department of Education.
Scholarship Search (US Dept of Education)
A scholarship is money for college that you will not be expected to repay...scholarships are worth seeking! Use this fast and free scholarship search available from the U.S. Department of Education (requires registration).
FAFSA (SM) on the Web (US Dept of Education)
Apply for federal financial aid online using the Department of Education's FAFSA (SM) on the Web. It's free, fast, easy, and accurate!
Applying for Federal Student Aid (US Dept of Education)
Applying for federal student aid has never been easier. Choose between three methods available to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Truman Scholarship (Harry S. Truman Foundation)
The Truman Scholarship Foundation awards merit- based grants to undergraduate students to attend graduate or professional school in preparation for careers in government, the non-profit sector or elsewhere in public service.
Funding Education Beyond High School (US Dept of Education)
A comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Dept of Education! Tells you about grants, loans, and work-study programs available through the Federal Student Aid office, as well as how to apply for them.
Scholarships for Military Children
Sons and daughters of U.S. military personnel may qualify for the Scholarships for Military Children Program from the Defense Commissary Agency.
Nursing Information (US Bureau of Health Professions)
A great resource for anyone considering a career in nursing. Find information about education and practice grants, the Nursing Scholarship Program, and the Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program here.
Scholarships - National Health Service Corps (US Dept of Health and Human Svcs)
Learn more about NHSC scholarships, which help finance education for future primary care providers. In return, graduates serve those communities where the need for primary health care is greatest.
Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Natl Institutes of Health)
The Undergraduate Scholarship Program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical research.
Hispanic Serving Institutions National Program (US Dept of Agriculture)
The USDA Hispanic Serving Institutions National Program provides professional development opportunities to students, faculty and staff at HSI's with internships, scholarships, grants, fellowships and more.
Scholarships & Internships (US Dept of Energy)
Find out about scholarships, internships, and competitions from the U.S. Dept of Energy, plus information on careers and educational resources, including the latest scientific research.
Scholarship Scams (US Federal Trade Commission)
Need money for college? Unfortunately, in their efforts to pay the bills, many students and their families are falling prey to scholarship scams. The Federal Trade Commission cautions students on how to discover fraud.
Federal Cyber Service: Scholarship for Service (Natl Science Foundation)
Federal Cyber Service (Scholarship for Service) awards from the Natl Science Foundation fund two years of undergraduate or graduate education in exchange for two years of federal service after graduation. Learn more at this site.
Student Volunteering (US Dept of Veterans Affairs)
The VA voluntary service program allows students to explore health care career options and offers scholarship opportunities to student volunteers. Click on "Living Memories" under "VAVS Products" to read stories from other student volunteers.
Completing the FAFSA (US Dept of Education)
Need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid? The Department of Education provides this helpful site with complete instructions, and phone numbers if you need more help. Links to the electronic FAFSA, too.
Financial Aid Resources - Dept of Defense Education Activity
The Financial Aid Resources page from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) provides information and links to help you find scholarships, grants, and other resources available to military dependents.
TEACH Grant Program
The TEACH Grant Program provides grants of up to four thousand dollars per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.
Undergraduate Scholarships - Morris K. Udall Foundation
Each year, the Foundation awards 80 scholarships to sophomore & junior-level college students who are committed to environmental careers or are Native Americans committed to careers in tribal public policy or health care. Find out more here!