Starting Your Scholarship Search

Step 1: Sign up for $ALT

Sign up for $ALT using your Quinnipiac username and password. Go to www.saltmoney.org to sign up!

  • What is $ALT?
    $ALT is a financial management resource for college and graduate students that provides tools and information to help students keep track of their loans and find ways to pay for their undergraduate and/or graduate education. Signing up is easy and free with your Quinnipiac username and password!
  • Scholarship resources available through $ALT
    • Scholarship Eligibility Cheat Sheet
    • Are Scholarships Worth the Time and Effort?
    • Essay Tips – Using One Essay for Multiple Scholarship Applications
      *To find these resources, search “scholarship” from the $ALT homepage and you will find these resources and more!

Step 2: Register for a scholarship search engine

Some examples of scholarship search engines are:

  • Scholarship Experts
  • Scholarships.com
  • The College Board
    When creating your account, be as detailed as possible. There is a wide range of criteria for different scholarships. The more information you provide, more scholarship opportunities you will find. Scholarships can have criteria based on:
    • Major and/or graduate program
    • Navy, Army, Air Force or Military involvement
    • Ethnicity
    • Employers
    • Community involvement
    • Career goals
    • Citizenship
    • Full time/part time status
    • Financial need
    • Academic merit
    • Philanthropic involvement
    • Clubs/Organizations (student and/or parent involvement)
    • Athletics – recreational or professional/college level
    • Hobbies/interests
    • Associations/Societies

In addition to using the $alt tool, you can use any search engine tool on the web to search for scholarships.

2018-19 Scholarship Opportunities

Below we have compiled a list of available scholarship opportunities for students. Please note that many of these opportunities are open on an annual basis and release new deadlines shortly after one closes. The most up-to-date deadlines may always be found on the hosting organization's website, which may be accessed by clicking the name of the scholarship below.

School of Business Students

US Citizen Students

US Citizen & International Students

US Citizen Students

US Citizen & International Students

US Citizen Students

US Citizen & International Students

  • Writers' Square
    • $1,000
    • Deadline: 4/1/18 or 7/1/18
    • Contact:
      Hakka Foundation
      PO Box 662124
      Arcadia, CA 662124

US Citizen Students

US Citizen & International Students

US Citizen Students

US Citizen & International Students