AoPSWiki includes one of the internet's most comprehensive guides to academic scholarships. Get started by clicking through the links below by subject area.
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As a general guideline for scholarships: if you're paying to apply then it is probably not a legitimate organization of scholarship.
- Mathematics, science, and technology scholarships These large scholarships span fields of science broadly.
- Scholarships by State
- Community Service Scholarships
- College-specific full-tuition scholarships
- Minority-specific scholarships
- Graduate School Scholarship Programs
Scholarships by subject
- Biology scholarships
- Chemistry scholarships
- Computer science and technology scholarships
- Earth science scholarships
- Economics scholarships
- Engineering scholarships
- Mathematics scholarships
- Physics scholarships
- Writing scholarships
- Scholarship Search Websites have many more scholarships and search features - check them out for religious, military, need-based, minority-specific, and other scholarships.
- Ask your high school guidance counselor, college financial aid officer, or career center.
- Your high school's website or those of other area high schools
- College websites (many colleges offer departmental, subject-specific scholarships or even merit-based full-tuition scholarships)
- If your club/organization has a parent organization (such as Kiwanis for Key Club and Boy Scouts), find the national organization's website.
- If your parents and/or grandparents belong to any groups (Elks, Rotary Club, etc.), check out their websites.
- Your parents' employers, especially if they work for a larger corporation.
- Check the newspaper regularly, especially if you have a more local one.
- Check for local legislative scholarships.
- Check your library or bookstore for scholarship books. They're often organized by your interests and where you live.