Frequently Asked Questions for Parents and Students

Does NSPA offer scholarships?
NSPA does not give scholarships or work directly with students. We are a professional association that serves professionals working in scholarship programs.

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Where can I find a scholarship for graduate school?
Here are a couple of sites where you can search scholarships specific to graduate students:

     Fastweb
     Peterson's

Where can I find scholarship information for undocumented students?
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) has several resources available on their website here.

What is a scholarship for higher education?
A scholarship for higher education is financial aid that does not have to be repaid, awarded to a student for the purpose of attending a post-secondary institution. Scholarships take on many forms with identified and meaningful eligibility criteria.  These can include academics, financial need, student demographics, geographic, community involvement, overcoming adversity, athletic ability, career choice, etc. 

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