Graduate school scholarship search sites

Your department head and university financial aid officers are good sources of information about scholarships for which you might be eligible. But it doesn't hurt to do a little searching on your own.

Be careful: Many so-called scholarships are little more than marketing schemes. And beware of any scholarship that requires you to pay for a chance to be considered.

There's no one central clearinghouse of all the legitimate graduate scholarships and fellowships, but here are a few reputable sites to try: