Be creative in your search for grants and scholarships. Use the Internet, the library, and your college’s financial aid office. Find out if a parent's employer or labor union offers scholarships. Check into aid offered by businesses, churches, or organizations such as Rotary or Kiwanis in your hometown. The largest Internet information sources are:
Good sites to find financial aid for minority students include:
Other good sites:
Keep in mind that colleges themselves provide many of the scholarships and grants received by students. Check with the financial aid office at your school for scholarship opportunities. You also can visit College MatchMaker for more information on the average scholarships awarded by many schools.
Learn how to pay for study abroad through scholarships and other ways here.