The Catholic University of America

Private Scholarships

The listed scholarship search sites are free to search and are not affiliated with CUA. Most scholarship databases do not charge a fee to utilize their search process but may contain individual scholarships that require an application fee or membership to an organization. Make sure to research all scholarship requirements before applying. The Office of Student Financial Assistance recommends FastWeb as our top choice for free online scholarships searches.

FastWeb Scholarship Search

Recommended by over 15,500 high schools and 3,500 colleges, FastWeb is the nation's largest, most accurate and most frequently updated scholarship database online. FastWeb provides free scholarship searches, personalized scholarship matching and automatic email notification of new scholarships that match a student's profile.

Scholarships.com

Scholarships.com matches your academic, talents and interests with scholarships. It is a complete source for local and national college scholarships and allows you to review scholarships by deadline and dollar amount.

College Board's Scholarship Search

Complete a brief questionnaire and Scholarship Search will find potential opportunities from their database of more than 2,300 sources of college funding that match your education level, talents and background. All of the scholarship information is based on the College Board's Annual Survey of Financial Aid Programs, which is mailed out to over 1,200 sponsoring organizations each year.

US Department of Labor Statistics (Career One Stop) Scholarship Search

Search more than 7,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and other financial aid opportunities.

GrantSpace.org Private Scholarship Webinar

Mark Kantrowitz of Finaid.org and Fastweb.com (one of the nation's experts on student aid) covers the following topics in this recorded program:

•Searching for scholarships
•Strategies for winning scholarships
•Key scholarship resources
•Writing winning scholarship essays
•Acing the scholarship interview
•After you win a scholarship