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Scholarship Databases

For those who are college bound, here are some free scholarship databases:

College Board's Scholarship Search

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute National Directory of Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships
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FinAid (

MSU Libraries: Grants for Individuals

New Visions for Public Schools Scholarship Opportunities

Peterson's (

Cappex (
-sorts by deadlines

Unigo (


Niche (

JVL College Counseling

Check them out today!


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