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Products and Services for Scholarship Providers
NSPA affiliate members provide products and/or services in the scholarship industry. The companies below are listed alphabetically. These members provide a wide variety of innovative tools, products, and services that can enhance your scholarship program. This listing should not be viewed as an endorsement by NSPA.

Any discounts offered to NSPA Members by these Affiliates are indicated in orange below the description.


AcademicWorks is the leading scholarship management platform used by hundreds of colleges, universities, and foundations. The AcademicWorks Scholarship Management Platform serves as a catalyst to improve student access to scholarships, enhance donor engagement, and maximize fund utilization.

AwardSpring is a next-generation scholarship management platform. With experience on our side, we're ready to collaborate with you to transform your application process. In the past year alone we've proudly helped institutions like yours award over $37 million to almost 20,000 applicants.

We help schools increase accessibility to education, reduce student borrowing, and drive down the cost of financial aid administration. ScholarshipUniverse, part of the platform, closes student funding gaps through its easy, mobile, personalized approach to scholarship management.

College Board
Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT and the Advanced Placement Program. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators and schools.

CommunityForce, Inc. is a global technology company that offers a full range of service modules, including scholarship management and grants management, to manage every aspect of business operation for philanthropic organizations, educational institutions, associations and other nonprofit organizations. CommunityForce’s solutions offer the next generation of data capture and business intelligence in a fully automated platform to reduce cost and improve efficiency.

NSPA Member discount – 5% off implementation cost. Contact CommunityForce to redeem discount.
  Direct Textbook Inc.
Direct Textbook features one of the world's most robust book search engines. In addition to its own book database, Direct Textbook returns search results from more than 200 major book databases, including those maintained by Amazon.com, Abe Books, Alibris, and Ebay.

Fastweb, a top site in the Monster Worldwide network, is the nation's recognized leader in helping students pay for school, by providing scholarship and financial aid information, as well as information on jobs and internships. One out of three college-bound seniors use the site and more than 50 million users have benefitted from Fastweb's information and services.

Graduway’s software empowers a valuable network for alumni, students and supporters of an institution to connect and engage with each other and as a result bring them closer to the institution.

Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc.
Welcome to Great Lakes, an affiliated group of companies that has focused on college access, college completion, and successful student loan repayment for 50 years.

International Scholarship & Tuition Services
ISTS is an industry leader in full-service scholarship management. ISTS offers a proprietary online application system, dedicated program managers and support staff, robust reporting and value-add services like program promotions.

NSPA members can take advantage of a free, 30-minute program promotions consultation by e-mailing Carissa Miller, Director of Marketing.

Next Gen Web Solutions
Our web and mobile software solutions enable administrators to efficiently manage online forms, scholarships, employment, online timesheets and other specialized processes that require signed authorizations and interactions with student information.

Kim Stezala
Kim Stezala, Partner at Design Group International, helps organizations transform for a brighter future. She consults with scholarship providers, foundations, and educational organizations on strategy, program improvement, and evaluation. Also known as the Scholarship Lady®, she has been involved with NSPA for 10+ years. 

NSPA members can schedule a free 30-minute consult, up to 2 organizations per month. Email kims@designgroupintl.com to inquire about scheduling.

Scholarship America
For 60 years, Scholarship America has been helping students complete their postsecondary goals by partnering with organizations to design the best education assistance programs and deliver financial and other supports to students in need.
  Scholarship Application Services LLC (ScholarshipOwl)
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college.

A place where students can discover your scholarships and easily apply; all in one place. You can create a custom online scholarship application within 15 minutes, manage applications and ultimately award applicants. We connect you with students, school counselors and community based organizations to increase your scholarship success.

Special NSPA Member discount: Free implementation - Free scholarship consulting with one of our Scholarship Success Managers. Email help@scholars.shop or call (833) 377-7477 and mention 'NSPA'.

Smarter Select
Over 1,000,000 people across the world have used SmarterSelect to
create, manage, analyze, apply for, and evaluate online applications. Whatever the size of your organization, and whether you’re a private foundation, community foundation, association, educational institution, or corporation, SmarterSelect has solutions that will meet your online application management needs.

SurveyMonkey Apply
Whether you're managing a grant, scholarship, or any other program, SurveyMonkey Apply enables you to easily collect applications, coordinate reviews, and use feedback to make decisions that drive your organization’s mission forward.

WizeHive helps you streamline and simplify your application processes with ZengineTM, a cloud-based platform designed to simplify collection, review, and management, and reporting for scholarships, grants, awards, and countless other programs.

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