The Scholarship Companion
College Scholarship Matching and Guidance
With access to over 5,000 national and 500 local Virginia private scholarships, we provide families with curated scholarship searches to save you valuable time and effort. Let's get started!
How It Works
When you sign up, we'll send you a link to collect some basic information - it's all online and takes about 3 minutes. We will follow up by email with your customized Scholarship Search Form. After you complete and return the Scholarship Search Form to us, we'll perform the curated search and send you the results by email.
Questions? Use the Contact Form below and we'll get back to you!
Why It Works
Scholarship searches can take tons of time. Many students give up after fruitless searches. Some students use national, free search engines as a tool, but they require you to share personal information that is sold and resold and leads to plenty of unwanted spam.
Our goal is simple - to put you in charge of your scholarship searches. Our Scholarship Search Form is designed to match the way scholarship databases are organized, which gets your searches off to a good start. We do the searching for you, and we email you the results. We prioritize and curate based on factors like number of applicants to help you focus on quality results. And we provide links and other information that the sponsors share so you are fully informed.
Saving your time and privacy. Returning higher quality results. That's why The Scholarship Companion works.
The Scholarship Companion
Scholarship Search Offerings
Uncurated National Search
Get started right away! We will send you a PDF of all the national scholarships returned from your completed search form. You can begin your further research and applying for the ones you like. Cost - $59.
Curated National Search
We start with your uncurated results, and then narrow the results to the ones that are better matches for you. You'll save time and be able to get started on higher quality scholarships. We will continue to perform searches as listings change. Cost - $99.
Curated National plus Local Search
Some of the best private scholarships are local ones that are not in national databases. We give you an additional search form for local offerings, and provide a separate report of those matches with listings in our CFG ScholarBank. Cost - $149.
A Word About Scholarship Scams
Students should rightly be careful about Scholarship Scams. The Scholarship Companion is intended to save you time by giving you quick, relevant results on your search. We do charge for this service because we are using our time and technology to save you time and effort, and so you can retain control over your private information. However, if you would like to do the searches on your own, here are some excellent resources:
Fastweb is a free matching service that requires a profile
Cappex is a free matching service that requires a profile
Peterson's has a wonderful print guide available from booksellers, Scholarships, Grants, and Prizes 2020. It is over 1100 pages. We use this as the basis for our searches. Peterson's also has a website with searching.
Your school's guidance office will have scholarship information for free.
We do NOT guarantee that you will win any scholarships, and we do NOT claim to have information that is not otherwise publicly available.
If you have any questions, please let us know.