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Money for College

Reference Collection

  • High School Senior’s Guide to Merit and Other No-Need Funding
  • Ferguson Career Resource Guide to Grants, Scholarships, and Other Financial Resources
  • Peterson’s College Money Handbook
  • The Scholarship Book
  • Financial Aid for the Disabled and Their Families
  • The College Board Scholarship Handbook
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Foundation Center Resources

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online – This Foundation Center database is only available from public internet computers at the Headquarters Library . To learn more about this database, take this guided tour.


  • Where can I find information on college scholarships and fellowships?
  • Free money and guaranteed scholarships on the Web. Are they legitimate?

  • Websites

    Student Aid on the Web
    Official student gateway to federal financial aid

    South Carolina Commission on Higher Education

    Peterson’s Scholarships, Grants & Prizes

    Free, but requires registration to search database of local, national and college-specific scholarships.

    FinAid: The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid

    Federal Student Aid

    Books Available for Checkout

    Complete Idiot’s Guide to Financial Aid for College
    378.3 Rye

    Getting Financial Aid: Scholarships, Grants, Loans & Jobs
    378.3 Guide

    Paying for College Without Going Broke
    378.3 Paying

    Get Paid to Play: Every Student Athlete’s Guide to Over $1 Million in College Scholarships
    378.34 Nitardy

    Paying for College: Answers to All Your Questions About Financial Aid, Scholarships, Tuition Payment Plans, and Everything Else You Need to Know
    378.3 Paying

    Sallie Mae How to Pay for College
    378.33 Tanabe

    Peterson’s Scholarships, Grants & Prizes
    378.33 Peterson’s