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Outside Scholarship Search Sites
These websites are provided for informational purposes only and are not endorsed or affiliated with Orange Coast College. For scholarship scam information, check out the following web article.  To report a scam, contact The Federal Trade Commission or the National Fraud Information Center.​



This is one of the more popular Scholarship Search sites with a database of 1.5 million scholarships worth $3.4 billion. Create a profile through Fastweb at no cost and they will match you with scholarship opportunities. Fastweb has a thorough screening process for scholarships. 

School Soup

The website is new, but it's experience in college and scholarship research is not. School Soup began accumulating college and scholarship information in 1988 and developed one of the first computerized scholarship search programs. School Soup has one of the largest scholarship databases. 

East Bay Consortium

This site provides links to numerous scholarship opportunities in their Scholarship Directory. Search by field of interest, ethnicity, or browse all categories.


FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools -- on or off the web. 

Sallie Mae College Answer

This site provides access to an award database that contains more than 2.4 million scholarships worth over $15 billion and is expanded and updated daily by their partner Scholarship Experts.

Minority Corporate Counsel Association

This site has links to over 100 minority scholarship opportunities. 

Peterson's College Scholarship Search

Peterson's College is a free scholarship search similar to FastWeb. Start by clicking on the "Sign Up Now" button in the bottom right hand corner or follow any of the links provided to various scholarship opportunities.

Go College is one of the oldest and most trusted resources to guide students on how to finance and succeed in college. The site is divided into four categoriesto answer any college questions: Financial Aid, Admissions, Education Options, and College Survival.

Fisher House

For children of active duty, reseve/guard, or retired personnel or who are the survivor of a deceased member. Must have a military dependent I.D. card and plan to attend a college or university.

The Princeton Review

Search for Business, Law, Medical, and Grad School scholarship opportunities. 


Resources to help you to get into and pay for college. 

Colleges, College Scholarships, and Financial Aid

A large database of scholarship search sites. 

US News Education & Scholarship

A list of general scholarship categories and a good source of information on other aspects of attaining an education.

Orange County Community Foundation

This site has many opportunities - one application can be used for as many scholarships as you qualify for.


Corporation for National & Community Service/Domestic Peace Corp. Service makes student eligible for an educational award. 

Armed Forces Communication & Electronics Association

There are six general categories of scholarship assistance available for undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled full time at four-year colleges or universities in the U.S. Please apply for one scholarship only.

Federal Employee Education & Assistance Plan