SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHES - Southwestern Illinois College

These sites are helpful in searching for scholarships.

Federal Student Aid
Free scholarship searches, as well as other helpful information, are available on the Federal Student Aid website.

Illinois Student Assistance Commission
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission website offers free scholarship searches, Illinois scholarship applications, and other helpful information.

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search

Scholly by Sallie is the top scholarship app and has already helped students win millions in free money. Best part? It’s super simple and free to use! 

Scholly is everything you need in a student success and financial wellness platform. Whether you need money for college, or are looking for new ways to grow and save money, Scholly is here to support you!

Accredited Schools Online

The website offers a variety of scholarships for students with disabilities. One of the best ways to pay for college is with a scholarship. Scholarships are offered by private companies, organizations, schools, and more, and the funds do not have to be paid back. This website has some of the best scholarship options for students with disabilities.

Nurse Journal Scholarships

The Nurse Journal website offers 3 groups of scholarships for nursing students: General Nursing Scholarships and GrantsScholarships for Minority Students, and Best Nursing Scholarships for Men. More information about the nursing field is available on their website,

Purdue Global

Dozens of scholarships are available for minorities in many different majors and fields of work. Some are targeted at specific minority groups, and some are available to all minorities. 45+ scholarships and 13 nursing scholarships.

Student Scholarships
The Student Scholarships website provides access to another database of scholarships.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships (TMCF)

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) website offers four types of unique scholarships that are merit, plus need-based designed to address the financial needs of students attending TMCF member schools.