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New Scholarship Opportunities

Grants / Scholarships Vs. Loans - What is the difference?

 

Grants

Free money from schools or the government, based on financial need, you do NOT have to pay them back. 

 

Scholarships 

Free money from schools or independent providers, usually based on some eligibility requirements and an application, you do NOT have to pay them back. 

 

Loans

Provide you with money to pay for college, buy you must pay them back after you graduate, with interest. 

 

Where do I find Scholarships? 

 

Scholarship Search Engines

 

 - GoingMerry 

 - MyCollegeScholarship

 - CollegeBoard Opportunity Scholarships

- NICHE

- Chegg

- Sallie Mae Scholarship Search Engine

- Fastweb

- Scholarships.com

- BigFutures Scholarships

- Cappex Scholarship Search

 

Local Scholarships

 

- Orange County Community Foundation

- Orange County Community Foundation - Grants & Scholarships

- Orange County Education Foundation 

- Frank & Doyle Foundation

- OC Gov Scholarships 

 

Community College Scholarships

 

- Golden West College 

- Orange Coast College 

- Coastline Community College Student Scholarships 

 

 

UC Scholarship Information

 

- UC Berkeley 

- UC Davis 

- UC Irvine 

- UCLA 

- UC Merced 

- UC Riverside 

- UC San Diego 

- UC Santa Barbara 

- UC Santa Cruz 

 

Study Abroad Scholarships 

 

 - GoOverseas 

 - Tortuga Backpacks

 - Scott's Cheap Flights 

 - Gilman Scholarship Program