Scholarship FAQs

1. How do I search for a scholarship?
To use the ScholarshipCentsibly search tool, simply click on the "Scholarship Search" option.

Here are some additional ways to search for scholarships:

  • Talk to your high school counselor.
  • Check with your college financial aid office.
  • Check the department.
  • Visit the local library.
  • Ask local businesses and organizations.
2. What do I do once I find a scholarship I'm interested in?
When you find a scholarship that you are really interested in, keep track of it somehow. You might have a spreadsheet with all the information, or maybe a file on your computer, or maybe a notebook with all the important details written down. No matter how you do it, staying organized is key to being successful.
3. How often are your scholarships updated?
The ScholarshipCentsibly information is updated annually.
4. How are scholarships awarded?

Scholarships are often awarded based on:

  • Academics
  • Athletics
  • A particular field of study
  • Ethnic background
  • Religious affiliation
  • Special interest
  • Departmental
  • Financial Need

The requirements for scholarships vary. Each scholarship will provide details on what their requirements are. Make sure you read the scholarship eligibility requirements carefully and thoroughly.

5. Is there a limit on how many scholarships I can apply for?

There is no limit on how many scholarships you can apply for. In fact, you should apply for every scholarship you are eligible for.

6. Is there a limit on how many scholarships I can be awarded?

The limits on the amount of scholarship money a student can receive vary by school. Check with the financial aid office of the school you plan to attend.

7. Is there a fee to apply for scholarships?

Be aware! There are many scholarship scams out there. Never pay for assistance with searching and applying for scholarships or any other types of financial aid!