Start scholarship search with these websites

Every penny counts when it comes to financing a college education. And one of the best ways to help cover the cost of higher education remains winning a scholarship.

Several websites provide useful insights about scholarship opportunities. Here are a few worth a look:

CollegeBoard.com: Lays out difference scholarship sources, and includes a scholarship search. tinyurl.com/CBscholarships

FinAid.org: Offers a scholarship search tool and overview of scholarship opportunities and tips. tinyurl.com/FAscholarships

Scholarship America: Features topics on open scholarships, scholarship info and application tips. tinyurl.com/ScholarshipsSA

U.S. Department of Education: Serves up array of scholarships, including application insights. tinyurl.com/EDscholarships

U.S. Scholarship Guide: Contains 10 tips to getting a scholarship, with additional info on scholarship types and scams. tinyurl.com/SGscholarships

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