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The following links contain financial aid and/or scholarship opportunities for those seeking entry into graduate or professional schools.
- Many universities have offices that assist students with applying for funding. Check with your college or university for more information.
- FinAid: The SmartStudent(tm) Guide to Financial Aid
- Education Lenders and Student Loans from FinAid. -- This is an extensive list of lenders offering a variety of education loans and loan consolidation programs.
- Federal Student Aid from the U.S. Department of Education
- Scholarship America Open Scholarships (ug / grad. Eligibility varies by specific program. Most specify the applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident.) A list of scholarship programs managed by this organization that are open to the public. APPLICATION DEADLINES VARY BY PROGRAM.
- Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh: Education Resources -- includes information for graduate and international students
- Collegeboard.com Scholarship Search
- CollegeNet.com Mach25 Scholarship Search
- hotcourses: Student Money Scholarship search (UK) -- you must register your name, address, and interests to view the details of your search results
- ExploreHealthCareers.org: Paying for School . Includes a searchable database of loans, grants, scholarships, fellowships, and loan forgiveness programs. Leave "application deadline" blank for better results.
- International Education Financial Aid Center
- College Answer Scholarship Search from SallieMae -- Free registration is required, including a full personal profile. Database includes scholarships for grad students and others who are not "traditional undergrads".
- Sallie Mae: Finding Free Money -- Information on loans andother financial servicesfor students and parents
- Studentawards.com -- Free US and Canadian scholarship searches for undergraduate through postdoctoral candidates. The Canadian database ( in English or French) is open to any legal resident of Canada no matter where he or she plans to study as well as students planning to study in Canada. Registration required, but they give you the opportunity to opt-out of information sharing.
- StudentAid.gov-- includes a large section titled "Pay for Your Education"
- US News Education: Paying for College
- Grants and Scholarships , information from Union Plus. Offers some information on and links to state-sponsored funding programs for residents.
- StudentScholarshipSearch.com Includes information on international aid opportunities as well as available loan repayment programs.
- OnlineMastersPrograms Scholarship Database: Nearly 3,000 graduate-level scholarships listed; plus, a four part guide to paying for grad school