How to Get Scholarships 101

How to Find and Get the Best Scholarships

There is over $7 billion available in private scholarships and fellowships for university students, many of which can be applied to before the senior year of high school, some allow applicants as young as 13 years old!

I see so many students leave money on the table by not applying for outside scholarships. Then those financial aid offers come and they are faced with thousands of dollars in financial aid gap!

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Every high school, undergraduate, and graduate student should be consistently applying for scholarships throughout the entire year each and every year!  This is doubly true because many scholarships are renewable throughout your college career; if you don’t stay on top of these opportunities, you’re depriving yourself of lots of financial aid.


There are almost 2 million scholarships out there to be won! Don’t fool yourself into thinking there isn’t one that fits your need, or that there’s too much competition for all of them. Many scholarships receive very few applicants or are narrow in the scope of their parameters for applicants.

While searching for scholarships can be tedious, you will be able to find them if you search correctly using a specific strategy we will teach you and know the best places to look!

If you aren’t seeking outside scholarships, you’re undermining your financial aid situation and missing important opportunities.  That’s where this course comes in, with clear answers to all your questions about scholarships, how to find them, and how to apply for them.

You can get unlimited access to this digital course today for a one-time fee of $49. 

You can get unlimited access to this digital course today for a one-time fee of $49.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much money is actually available in the form of scholarships?

There is over $7 billion available in private scholarships and fellowships. The average scholarship is worth $7400! This means there’s a lot of free money available to help you or our students to pay for college, you just have to know how to look for them.

How much does GPA matter?

About 30% of private scholarships are awarded to students with a GPA of 3.0-3.4. There are thousands of scholarships out there not based on GPA. While many do have some academic requirements, there are often other requirements.  Some scholarships are geared towards non-traditional students, specific ethnic groups, or be awarded based on exemplary community service, for example.  Don’t dismay, this just means that you need help finding the scholarships that fit your situation.

What size scholarships should we go after?

Smaller scholarships are easier to win. Focusing on ones that are $3000 and less means there won’t be as much competition. Even small scholarships around $500 can add up quickly when you find several that fit your situation.

How soon should I start looking for scholarships?

Most people don’t realize this, but there are scholarships available to applicants as young as 13 years old! These early scholarship opportunities represent a great way to start building up your financial aid before your senior year of high school.