There are many scholarships sources available as you plan to meet the expenses of college costs. There are a vast amount of private scholarships available and the criteria is based on factors such as academic achievement, talent, community service, essay writing and nationality. Colleges offer merit based scholarships and this information can be found on each website or at Don't overlook sources such as parent's employers, banks, unions and organizations you belong to. While applying for these scholarships takes time and dedication, it can pay off! Read through our free informational article found on our Products page. Below you will find helpful online resources for scholarship searches: