Scholarships are financial aid awards to help students pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships do not have to be repaid. There are several different types of scholarships including those based on merit, athletics, and organizational.

Where to find college scholarships

  • Click here for more information about Georgia's HOPE Scholarship Programs (including Zell Miller Scholarship) 

  • Naviance - click “Colleges” and then “Scholarships and Money”

  • Work (yours or parents)

  • Religious organizations (e.g., church, temple)

  • College/University Office of Financial Aid & school-specific scholarship websites

  • Scholarship websites (see below for example)

  • Sign up for scholarship apps (see below from example)

  • Sign up for scholarship search engines (see below for examples)