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Some scholarships aren’t automatic nor associated with IU Columbus.
For these types of additional scholarship and funding opportunities, please see below. We also encourage you to look for scholarship opportunities in unexpected places in your community like your high school or the companies where your parents work. We strongly discourage using paid services to connect to external scholarships.
External Scholarship Search Engines
You can use the following search engines to look for external scholarships of your own. They're among the most popular free search sites.
OnlineColleges.net built this scholarship and financial aid guide to act as a hub for significant scholarship and other unique opportunities available today for minority students. This site allows you to view scholarships based on these categories: African-American, American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, Hispanic, General Minorities, and Women. Each resource includes key information, application dates and the eligibility requirements for online programs.
A compilation of resources to guide Hispanic and Latino students through the college application process, bestcolleges.com provides guides for DACA students to complete the FAFSA, tips for completing scholarship applications, and links to specific scholarships and scholarship search engines.
UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the online application process.
Single parents made up more than 15% of the undergraduate population in US colleges and universities as of 2012. According to the American Council on Education, more than half of this demographic were first generation college students and in the low-income bracket. Though students who are single parents may be fighting a seemingly uphill battle to fund their college experience, there are significant rewards in higher education.
Vocational degrees and certificates prepare students for specific careers, placing them on the fast-track to a profession. As the cost of college continues to rise, it has become increasingly difficult for vocational students to afford school. Finances should never stand in the way of students reaching their career goals. Learn more about funding a vocational degree.
The title “teacher” has always carried much more responsibility than simply ‘to instruct’. Motivator, role model, coach, mentor, the list could go on and on; for those who understand the true nature of teaching, it’s a calling. That’s why we at BestColleges.com have created a financial aid resource of curated scholarships for those students who call themselves future teachers.
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting IUPD.