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Scholarship Resources

The Richland Community College Foundation Scholarships

The Richland Community College Foundation awards over 500 scholarships to students attending Richland each year.

Scholarship Search Engines

There are many different scholarship searches on the Web these days. Below are sites  you may wish to visit to assist in your search for scholarships to fund your college education.  Be cautious of any Web site which solicits credit card information or requests payment to process your scholarship application. For each website listed below, look for the words Scholarship or Scholarship Search on the homepage.

  • Career Cruising - is a resource for job/school-related information, scholarship search, and directory. Click on the link at the top of the page for Schools. Then select Financial Aid. The Financial Aid Selector is a search based on the information you enter. The Search for Scholarships function is an alphabetical list of scholarships, which is useful if you know the name of a particular scholarship and want further information. This site is password protected and you should contact Student Services at (217) 875-7211 ext 274 for the username and password.
  • Club Scholarship - is part of Collegiate Funding and lists more than 500,000 awards.
  • College Answer - offers free scholarship searches (provided and ran by Sallie Mae)
  • CollegeNET - utilizes Mach25 search engine to allow you to search 600,000 awards
  • FastWeb! - has a database of 600,000 scholarships
  • Military.com - includes scholarships specific to current and former military personnel
  • Petersons - maintained by the well-known college guide publisher
  • Scholarships.com - maintains a free scholarship search service
  • ScholarSite.com - allows students to search for scholarships by field of study
  • Schoolsoup.com - has a database containing more than 38 billion dollars in awards
  • Student Scholarship Search - maintains a free scholarship search database
  • SuperCollege - maintains a free scholarship search database