You can reduce the out-of-pocket expense of your Mills education by researching and applying for outside scholarships. Scholarships are a form of aid that does not have to be repaid, and they can reduce the amount of student loans you take out or decrease the amount of your family’s contribution.
You can apply for outside scholarships by researching the opportunities available to you through your school, employer, or community resources or by leveraging reputable scholarship databases.
Here are a few online scholarship databases to get you started:*
*Inclusion in this list does not imply an endorsement from Mills College.
During your search, be careful to avoid scholarship scams. Visit the Federal Student Aid web page on avoiding financial aid scams to learn more.