Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content


 Scholarship Resources

​Searching for scholarships is a great way to reduce student loan debt. But, the process can be overwhelming if you don't have the right resources. Before you begin your scholarship search, click here for scholarship search tips. Happy searching!

Scholarship Resources and Search Engines
College Foundation of North Carolina

Fastweb - Search Engine for Scholarships and Grants LLC

*Like this company on Facebook and get scholarship notifications!

Big Future by College Board


Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae

Scholarship Search for Undocumented Students

 Outside Scholarships

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Below is just a handful of the many outside scholarship opportunities available to college and university students. These scholarships are not institutional UMO scholarships. Rather, these scholarships are offered through private companies and organizations to help students just like you. This list is updated regularly as new outside scholarships are announced and discovered. Check back often to see the latest opportunities we have found. ​

​Nature Immerse Scholarship-$2000
(November 24, 2017 deadline)
Griswold Home Care Scholarship - $1000
(November 30, 2017 deadline)
(Awarded bi-annually)
Internet Marketing Scholarship-$1500
(November 29, 2017 deadline)
​Accounting Student Scholarship Program - $500
(November 30, 2017 deadline)
​Musician Byte Scholarship Contest-$500
(November 30, 2017 deadline)
Outdoor Ninjas - $1000
(November 30, 2017 deadline)
(Must be 18 years or older; requires and essay; applicants can be college students from the US, UK, Canada, Austraila and New Zealand)
Parenting Generation Z Scholarship - $500
(November 30, 2017 deadline)
​Sixt Scholars Program - (5) $5000 awards
(November 30, 2017 deadline)
​Drones Inspector Annual Scholarship-$1000
(December 1, 2017 deadline)
(Write an essay about "The History of Drones". Applicants must be enrolled in a high school, university, or college.)
 ​Dronethusiast-Women in Science UAV Scholarship-$500
(December 1, 2017 deadline)
(For all majors, but must demonstrate need for financial assistance.)
​Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education Scholarships - amounts vary
(December 1, 2017 deadline)
​MyBestHostingReview Scholarship- $3000
(December 10, 2017-Spring 2018 deadline; March 15, 2018-Fall 2018 deadline)
(For all majors. Must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Essay required.)
Sleep Scholarship Program - $500
(December 14, 2017 deadline)
Burger King Scholarship - $1000 to $50000
(December 15, 2017 deadline)
​The Sweet Flow $1k Scholarship-$1000
(December 31, 2017 deadline)
Soroptimist ​Live Your Dream Award-$5000
(Before January 15, 2018 deadline)
(This scholarship is for undergraduate females who are the primary provider in their household and who have financial need)
2018 LYD Award Application_SI Raleigh_Jan 15.pdf2018 LYD Award reference-form_SI Raleigh.pdfLive Your Dream Poster 2018.pdf
​3D Printing Scholarship - $1000
(January 30, 2018 deadline)
​Women in STEM Scholarship - (2) $2000 awards
(January 31, 2018 deadline)
Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship-$2500
(February 28, 2018 deadline)
​HouseholdQuotes Scholarship - $1250
(February 28, 2018 deadline)
​QED Financial Opportunity Scholarship-$1000
(May 1, 2018 deadline)
(This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled during the fall 2018 semester.)
B. Davis Scholarship - $1000
(May 22, 2018 deadline)
​Laser Spine Institute Scholarship - $1500
(June 15, 2018 deadline; scholarship entry begings August 15 annually)
Straight North STEM Scholarship - $1000
(August 1, 2018 deadline)
(This scholarship is for an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or math. There will be two runner-ups receiving $250 book scholarships each)
​Women Grants-$1500 and up
(deadline varies)
Various grants and programs for female high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduates. 
Americorps​​ - $5,750 Scholarship and $1,000+ Living Allowance
(no deadline announced)
Americorps Information​​​​

​CompareCards - $2,500 Scholarships
(no deadline announced)
CompareCards Scholarship Information

Fry Scholarship-Veteran Affairs Benefit for Dependents & Spouses--scholarship amount varies
(no deadline announced)

GMR Transcription Services - $500 Scholarships
(no deadline announced)
GMR Scholarship Flyer

Sussle - Free Scholarship Contest
(no deadline announced)

 Nursing Students

Financial Aid Options for Nursing Students

Click here​ to learn more