The search for scholarships

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A step-by-step guide to using Tuition Funding Sources.

When it comes to searching for scholarships, you may find yourself asking: Where do I start? How can I find scholarships for someone like me? Where can I find help?

Tuition Funding Sources (TFS) has you covered, free of charge. To show you just how easy and convenient searching for scholarships with TFS can be, we’re going to walk you through the process.

Step 1: Register

The registration process is quick so you can start searching in no time. Simply get started here and begin by filling out the indicated fields.

From there, you’re ready to start your search.

Step 2: Fill out your scholarship profile

Tuition Funding Sources encourages you to complete your personal scholarship profile. Each question is tailored to better enhance your scholarship search. Everything about you—your nationality/heritage, disabilities you may have, your home life, career goals, and more–will help TFS gather results specific to you.

Step 3: Academic information

This next step asks for your academic history. Your GPA and test scores can greatly increase your scholarship possibilities, so make sure to list accurate information.

At this point, you’ll also be prompted to list any and all colleges you’re interested in attending, as there may be scholarships specific to the college itself.

Step 3: Academic information (part 2)

Part two of the academic information step lets you input your various community involvement activities, including any military affiliation, membership in any organizations, and participation in extracurricular activities. Include community organizations that your parents participate in, as there are often scholarships for members’ children.

Step 4: Scholarship results

In just four steps, you’ve landed on your personal scholarship results page. Look through all the possible scholarships available to you and click on individual results for more information. Your results will include a description of the scholarship, eligibility requirements, award amount, number of awards available to students, and a scholarship application deadline. You can even star scholarships of interest to save for future reference.

Repeat your search process by selecting the different schools and majors that you are considering to create your personal scholarship list.

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