Other Scholarship Resources

While the CCS Foundation is focused on scholarships for students at the Community Colleges of Spokane, there are many other scholarship resources available for students. Check out the websites below to learn about other scholarships that may be available to you. But remember, while there are many legitimate scholarship resources out there you should never pay for a scholarship!


Washboard.org – The Washington Scholarship Coalition (WSC) is a public/private partnership that includes nonprofit organizations, private foundations and state agencies committed to increasing access to scholarships and financial aid for Washington students. In January 2010, the WSC launched theWashBoard.org, a free, web-based scholarship matching clearinghouse for Washington residents and students attending college in Washington.

Innovia Foundation – Innovia is the largest community foundation in the Inland Northwest and offers a wide range of scholarships for students from the region. Most of their scholarship applications open December 1st and close March 1st for the coming school year so be sure to apply early.

Chegg – Best known for their book rental services, Chegg is a for-profit company that also has an extensive scholarship database.

CollegeNet – Guide to colleges, universities, and graduate programs. Provides information on college admissions, links to academic resources, and online applications.

FastWeb – This is the most popular scholarship engine online. It is owned by Monster.com, a for-profit company whose main line of business is an online job search service.

Peterson’s – Peterson’s has been a publisher of a broad range of education material since 1966. Peterson’s is a for-profit company that publishes information both online and offline and provides admissions services to students.

QuestBridge – Provides a single, internet-based meeting point which links exceptional students with colleges, scholarship providers, enrichment programs employers, and organizations seeking students who have excelled despite obstacles

SCHOLARSHIPMONKEY – Provides student access to more than 1 million undergraduate, graduate, and professional scholarship awards worth over $3 billion from greater than 4,000 sources.

SCHOLARSHIPS.COM – In operation since 1998, this service is run by a for-profit company as their main business. They also provide information about financial aid.

THE COLLEGE BOARD  – Founded in 1900, the College Board is a non-profit organization and the publisher of the PSAT, SAT, and other standardized tests.

UNIGO – Created in 2000, Unigo is owned by a for-profit organization and is focused on the security and privacy of personal information.