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 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

Scholarship Search Engines for General Scholarships

College Foundation of North Carolina

Fastweb - Search Engine for Scholarships and Grants*

*Like this company on Facebook and get scholarship notifications!

Big Future by College Board


Scholarship Search Engines for Spanish Speaking Students

Scholarship Search Engine for African American 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. 

Mettl Scholarship for Emerging Leaders - $2000
(December 14, 2018 deadline)

Applicants must:
  • Have a minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or currently studying in the US on a student visa.
  • Have a proof of enrollment in a degree course from a recognized university or college in US.
Fieldboom Scholarship - $1500
For student aspiring to be marketers, software developers, and entrepreneurs.
(December 31, 2018 deadline)
JSA Digital Marketing Scholarship Program - $1000
  • Essay required
  • Undergraduates, Graduates, and International Students can apply
(December 31, 2018 deadline) Scholarship - $1000
(December 31, 2018 deadline)
VOLT Lighting STEM Scholarship Competition - $500
Applicants must major in one of the STEM programs below or be the child of a parent working in one of the following industries:
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Construction
(December 31, 2018 deadline)
The Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship - $1000
(Deadlines: February 21, 2019 for Spring 2018 semester award or September 21, 2019 for Fall 2019 semester award)
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