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The Financial Aid Office helps students determine need and identify programs of financial aid that are appropriate to their specific situations.

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Students complete the application and forward it to the Graduate Office. If the student is a currently enrolled student, we forward a copy to the department in which they are enrolled. If students submit the application with their admissions application, we forward all information to the department at the same time as the admission evaluation. Students may also submit that document to the offices themselves.

Accounting Scholarship

This scholarship program provides financial assistance to liberal arts degree holders pursuing graduate studies in accounting. These awards are intended to encourage liberal arts undergraduates to consider professional accounting careers.


Understand all of your options when it comes to paying for college. CollegeBoard can help you get the latest information about college costs, scholarships, financial aid applications, education loans, and college financing.


CollegeNET begins an experiment to give the next generation more say over who wins the money to advance through our educational system. If you are a student who needs a scholarship, you can earn it by writing on topics in ways that persuade others to vote for you. And by voting, you can exercise control, applying your judgment and values toward the collective choice of winners. If you are not enrolled or planning to enroll in college, you can't post to the forums or win a scholarship on this site, but you can have a voice through your votes.


For foreign nationals studying in the U.S. Edupass provides a description of how to access what aid is available and a discussion of some of the problems you may encounter as you pay for a U.S. education. is the most comprehensive FREE full-text online resource on all U.S. government grants.

FinAid for Domestic Exchange and Study Abroad Programs

This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools -- on or off the web. Access to FinAid is free for all users, and there is no charge to link to the site.

Ford Foundation International Fellowships

The Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program’s secretariat in New York City coordinates work on IFP Fellows’ selection, placement, mentoring, and monitoring with the program’s 20 international partners worldwide.

IFP is a program of the International Fellowships Fund, an independently incorporated supporting organization of the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Hispanic College Fund

Last year the Hispanic College Fund awarded $2.4 million to more than 600 students nationwide. HCF Scholars not only benefit from funding, but also from joining a powerful network of HCF Scholars, corporate executives and government leaders vested in developing the next generation of Hispanic professionals.

Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships

The Holocaust Remembrance Project is a national essay contest for high school students that is designed to encourage and promote the study of the Holocaust. First-place winners participate in an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to visit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and other historic sites. In addition, scholarships of up to $10,000 will be awarded to the first-place winners.

IEFA, International Education Financial Aid

IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for U.S. and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.

Intel Science Talent Search

The Intel Science Talent Search is a nationwide science competition open to any student attending at least his/her last year of high school in the United States. Students interested in careers in science could receive scholarships toward their further education.

International Doorway

The University Academic Scholarships Program (International Doorway) is designed for international students to receive scholarships to American universities exclusively available to IDEA candidates. Scholarships are awarded based upon each student's academic potential and willingness to get involved in the campus community by sharing ideas and experiences with other students on campus from different parts of the world.

International Student Organization Scholarships

  • The International Student Organization Scholarships site has a comprehensive list of scholarships & grants for international students scholarship resources outside of Tennessee Tech.
  • International Scholarship Search is the premier financial aid and scholarship resource for international students wishing to study abroad.

At this site, you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad.

Rotary Foundation more info >

  • The Rotary Foundation's oldest and best-known program is Ambassadorial Scholarships. Since 1947 more than 30,000 men and women from 100 nations have studied abroad under its auspices.
  • Today it is the world's largest privately funded international scholarships program.

Through grants totaling approximately $26 million, recipients from some 69 countries studied in more than 64 nations.

Just Home Medical is offering a $1,000 scholarship undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a career in health care. To apply, students create a short video answering the question “What are your long and short term goals as a future health care professional?” And here’s the scholarship page--

Rowe Fund

The Rowe Fund awards educational loans to qualified persons from Latin American and Caribbean countries, to help them finance their higher studies in the United States. These loans are made on the understanding that when the recipients have completed their studies, they are to return to their respective home countries to assist in their countries’ development and further their welfare.

Scholarships for Women

The UCLA Scholarship Resource Center, a "self-service" center that gathers listings and makes them accessible to students who are searching for scholarships and other types of funding, whether need- or merit-based, or administered by public or private agencies.

Siemens Foundation

The Siemens Foundation provides nearly $2 million in college scholarships and awards each year for talented high school students in the United States.

State Farm Scholarships

State Farm provides funding to scholarship programs that are administered by the American Indian College Fund, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Student Inventors Scholarships

The Collegiate Inventors Competition has recognized and encouraged undergraduate and graduate students on their quest to change the world around them. With more than $75,000 in prizes awarded to the top inventors and their academic advisors each year, the competition is one of the most prestigious honors available to college and university innovators. is an official U.S. Government web site designed to provide students and their families access to information and resources from the U.S. Government. The site also provides links to various other government web sites.

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

National Scholars receive $20,000 each, and Regional Scholars $10,000, over a period of four years. Criteria: Coca-Cola Scholarships are awarded based on character, personal merit and commitment. Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement, and motivation to serve and succeed.

Truman Scholars

The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 in funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. Students must be college juniors at the time of selection. The Foundation also provides assistance with career counseling, internship placement, graduate school admissions, and professional development.

Tylenol Scholarships in Healthcare

The makers of Tylenol are giving away $250,000 in scholarships to students pursuing careers in healthcare.

United States Institute of Peace essay contest

The National Peace Essay Contest is open to students attending high school in the United States. Scholarships toward college studies are awarded to winners.