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Universal Technical Institute's Best Scholarship Websites

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There are millions of scholarships available but there are also many scholarship scams looking to take advantage of applicants. Signs of scholarship scams to steer clear of might include:

  • Fees to apply for or receive an award
  • Unusual requests for personal information
  • Typing and spelling errors on the site

At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), we want to help guide you toward legitimate, high-quality websites with scholarships.

“We can answer any question you may have about scholarships and even help you with the application process if you get stuck,” says Ted Groff, UTI financial aid director.

The great news is that there are a ton of worthwhile scholarships to apply for online, including scholarships specifically for aspiring technicians. Here are some of our favorite scholarship sites to check out.

TechForce Foundation

www.techforcefoundation.org

The TechForce Foundation awards more than $1.5 million in scholarships and grants each year. UTI is a proud supporter of the Foundation.

UTI Scholarships & Grants

www.uti.edu/financial-aid/scholarships-grants

UTI will make grants and more than $15 million in sponsored scholarships available to students in 2019.1 We've listed dozens of scholarships on our website for new students to check out.

Scholarships.com

www.scholarships.com

You can search for more than 3.7 million college scholarships and grants through this website. Do a keyword search based on your interests.

Fastweb

www.fastweb.com

Create a profile on Fastweb and you'll get matched to scholarships that might be a fit for you. The site's database contains more than 1.5 million scholarships.

CareerOneStop

www.careeronestop.org/toolkit/training/find-scholarships.aspx

This website is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and features more than 7,500 scholarships.

CollegeScholarships.com

www.collegescholarships.com

Find scholarships not just for college but trade schools, too, with categories ranging from military scholarships to unique scholarships to religious scholarships.

Chegg Scholarships

www.chegg.com/scholarships

You can search more than 25,000 scholarships on this site. Search scholarships based on keywords or create a profile to get tailored matches.

Tips to Find More Scholarships

Based on your unique background, interests and involvements, there are likely more niche websites for scholarships that could provide you with scholarship opportunities. Here are some tips to find them.

  • Ask a high school guidance counselor. High school guidance counselors can point students in the right direction.
  • Check out websites for organizations you support. If you're active in a religious or community organization or volunteer for a foundation, that organization might offer scholarships.
  • Look into employer options. Your employer, as well as your parents' employers might offer scholarships. View their websites or contact their Human Resources departments to see what's available.
Have you found scholarships that interest you? Check out our article with tips on how to apply for scholarships.

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