In addition to federal aid there are several organizations, companies, and resources to research for other sources of funding your education--including scholarships and grants. Find here both specific aid opportunities and online links and resources that can help you research other private funding sources.
- CCAD does not administer these scholarship programs. This list is for your convenience only. Questions regarding individual scholarships should be directed toward the specific donor or organization.
- As you search for financial assistance on the Web, remember that some companies and websites will try to make you pay for information that should be free. Be careful not to fall victim to fraud.
Individual Scholarship Competitions
DEADLINE: annually on or around Feb. 1
Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships
|DEADLINE: Multiple deadlines, see website for details. |
All About Education $3,000 Scholarship
DEADLINE: Sept. 30
College Prowler "No Essay" Scholarship
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship Competition
DEADLINE: Sept. 19
Howard T. Short and Burdette Augsburger Scholarship Fund of the Legacy Fund
DEADLINE: Sept. 30
Campus Discovery $2,500 "Advice to Your High School Self" Scholarship
DEADLINE: November 21
Century Link Scholarship
Century Link is offering a chance to win a $1,500 scholarship to current students.
To win, students must create an original blog post explaining the role technology is playing in changing the higher education landscape.
More details can be found here.
The deadline to apply is November 21.
|NO DEADLINE |
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges
|College Scholarships |
Click on the “Free Scholarship Searches” box to get a listing of more than 40 links to free online scholarship search websites.
|The Columbus Foundation |
Information on over 140 scholarships offered by The Columbus Foundation.
| FastWeb |
A free scholarship search website. First time users to the site should click on the “New Users” button to create a profile.
|The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) |
The nation’s leading organization supporting Hispanic higher education. Founded in 1975, HSF’s vision is to strengthen the country by advancing college education among Hispanic Americans. In support of its mission to double the rate of Hispanics earning college degrees, HSF provides the Latino community more scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country.
|Next Student |
Click on the “Search for Scholarships” link.
|Point Foundation |
The National LGBT Scholarship Fund. Point Foundation is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students of merit.
|Scholarship Hunter |
A free and easy scholarship source with information on many outside private scholarship programs. Click on the “Free Sweepstakes” and “Essay Contests” buttons for information on various scholarship opportunities, and then click on the “Go” button to get more information on how to apply. For scholarships specific to art and design majors, click on “Awards by Major” and then click on “Art & Design”.
|School Soup |
One of the world’s largest scholarship databases with listings of over $32 billion in scholarships for you to search.
|Student Scholarship Search |
Click on “Search for Scholarships” link.
|U.S. Bank |
Click on “See more products and services”, then click on “Student Banking”, then click on “Paying for College”, then click on “Scholarships”, then click on “U.S. Bank Scholarship Search”, and then click on “U.S. Bank Scholarship Search, powered by Peterson’s”.
|U.S. Department of Education |
Click on “Funding Your Education” and scroll down to the “Finding Scholarships” section.
Financial Aid Contact:
email | financialaid DOT ccad DOT edu | 614.222.3295