Scholarships are a type of gift aid that usually do not need to be repaid. They are based on academic performance, leadership, achievement, and various other criteria. Scholarships can be offered by the institution (institutional), your academic department (departmental), an outside source (external), or for study abroad programs.
Students seeking scholarships within their major should contact their academic department:
These must be sought independently by the student. Students should check with local businesses, organizations, churches, libraries, and high school counselors for local private scholarships.
Scholarship search engines can be found at: