How to Find a Scholarship Online

Overview

Tuition costs across the country are rising at an alarming rate—and financial aid is harder to get than ever. Parents and students alike are worrying about how to pay for education without skimping on quality. Now, thanks to the Internet, more and more students are applying for scholarships online with just the click of their mouse. However, finding just the right sites can take hours of Web research. And too much time spent on research can result in lost opportunities, missed ...

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Overview

Tuition costs across the country are rising at an alarming rate—and financial aid is harder to get than ever. Parents and students alike are worrying about how to pay for education without skimping on quality. Now, thanks to the Internet, more and more students are applying for scholarships online with just the click of their mouse. However, finding just the right sites can take hours of Web research. And too much time spent on research can result in lost opportunities, missed deadlines, and changes in eligibility requirements.

How to Find a Scholarship Online makes the search easier by providing a directory of Web sites with scholarships available for a wide variety of fields of study, ethnic and religious backgrounds, military activities, athletic

abilities, and more. Each entry details all the important facts students need, including:

  • Eligibility requirements
  • Tips for avoiding scams, finding the best options, and applying online
  • Expert advice on submitting a winning

    application that stands out from the crowd

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071365116
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/24/2000
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 491
  • Sales rank: 1,438,029
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.22 (d)

Meet the Author

Shannon R. Turlington is the author of a dozen Internet and college-related books including The Unofficial Guide to College Financing, The Unofficial Guide to College Admissions, The Unauthorized Guide to the Internet, Sam’s Teach Yourself Netscape Communicator 4.5 in 24 Hours, and the bestseller Walking the World Wide Web. She also writes tutorials on college planning and financial aid for the web site content provider, Learnlots.com.
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Table of Contents


Part One: Finding and Winning Scholarships.
Using the Internet to Find Scholarships.
Turning in a Winning Scholarship Application.
Avoiding Scholarship Scams.
Part Two: Online Scholarships.
General Scholarships.
Academic and Career Interest Scholarships.
Graduate School Scholarships.
Extracurricular Activity Scholarships.
Scholarships for Members of Minority and Ethnic Groups.
Scholarships for Students with Disabilities and Medical Conditions.
Religious Affiliation Scholarships.
Gender-Based Scholarships.
Military Service Scholarships.
Family Affiliation Scholarships.
Residence-Specific Scholarships.
College-Specific Scholarships.

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