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Many students rely on scholarship opportunities to help manage college costs, including tuition, fees and books.

Scholarship Options Include

Scholarship Tips

Ready to apply for scholarships, but not sure where to start? We've got you covered! Check out these helpful dos and don'ts and we know you'll be ready for your next scholarship application!


When conducting your search for scholarship opportunities beware of scams. Most scams ask that you send the organization a check, money order, credit card information or a bank account number in exchange they will send you a large check or deposit money into your account. If you asked for any of this information, do not give it; it is probably a scam. Scholarships are free and you should not provide any type of payment or payment information to receive it. If you are unsure, check with the financial aid office at GateWay; our staff is very knowledgeable and can help you determine if it's worth following up on.

Scholarship Resources

There are many free resources available to assist you in your search on an institutional and national level. Start your search for scholarships by browsing through the following list. See requirements to meet in order to apply for the scholarship.

  • FastWeb - Free national scholarship search
  • FinAid - Various scholarship listings
  • Upromise - College savings programs

Honors Program

GateWay encourages talented student scholars to challenge themselves further through our Honors Program. Broaden your learning experience and add additional distinction to your degree. Several scholarship opportunities are available to those who participate in the Honors Program.

Academic Works Helpful Tips

If you have not registered for Academic Works yet, you will need to before you can apply for the Student Success Scholarship or the Biology Scholarship.

You can register by clicking on Academic Works. After you register and log-in, you will be asked to answer several questions which is the General Application. Once you complete the General Application, click on Opportunities and then Ours, which will show you all scholarship applications that are open for GateWay. You will then need to click on the link that says Apply and complete any other questions for that scholarship.

Once you have completed your scholarship applications, you can review which scholarships that you have applied for by clicking on Applications then Active.