Scholarship Search Engines

Contact via Phone and Email: Closed to In-person Traffic

UAA Financial Aid is now located on campus in the new Enrollment Services Center. All services are still being provided via phone or online only at this time while the university remains in Phase B.

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*Note: Some search engines sell email addresses for commercial purposes. To avoid an influx of spam email, consider setting up a dedicated email address when searching for private scholarships.

  • Alaska Career Information System aims to teach students the steps in the financial aid process and creates a personalized list of scholarships, grants, and loans for each student.

  • Cappex is a free online college and scholarship resource for high school and college students. They maintain an extensive scholarship database to help students cover the costs of their tuition.

  • College Board locates scholarships, loans, internships, and other financial aid programs from non-college sources that match your education level, talents, and background.

  • Education corner provides information on scholarships, grants and fellowships including current articles

  • FASTWEB provides access to over 1.5 million scholarships. This free service allows you to scholarship match by targeted goals, like: strengths, skills, interests, religion, gender, etc. You can also search by "Scholarship Deadline" which is especially handy when you're looking for last minute scholarships.

  • Finaid Scholarships provides information regarding the Federal Financial Aid programs available on this site.

  • NursingExplorer is a searchable scholarship database specifically for nursing students.

  • Sallie Mae's Scholarship Search Tool provides access to an award database that contains more than 3 million scholarships worth over $16 billion, and is expanded and updated daily.