The more time I spend in college, the more I realize how expensive it is. The cost of supplies in my major (Interior Design) is particularly pricey, and when added to what I’m being charged in tuition, meal plans, parking, and other fees, it’s enough to make me wish that I had taken a gap year to prepare myself financially.
In order to offset the exorbitant costs of college, I have begun to rely on scholarships as my means of funding my education, and although they are a very time-consuming venture, I’m glad I’ve spent as much time on them as I have. Over time, I have found an efficient way to organize my scholarship binder, created a scholarship application routine and portfolio, and have even mastered what to do after winning the scholarship. In fact, these have become some of my most popular posts.
Then something happened: when I was looking back on these, I realized that I never explained where I find my scholarships; at least, not in full. Oops.
Better late than never, I suppose, and that’s why I have created an entire post that is dedicated to the diverse set of resources you can utilize to find scholarships. In fact, I have used all of these as a mean of locating scholarships for me to apply to, so I can vouch for each of them! [Read more…]