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External Sources of Aid


Outside scholarships are not affiliated with Bridgewater College. Students should exercise caution when pursuing outside scholarships. The listing of outside scholarships on this page is for informational purposes only. Inclusion in the listing does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Bridgewater College. Any views or opinions expressed by these outside sites do not necessarily represent those of Bridgewater College. Neither Bridgewater College nor its Financial aid Office can guarantee the accuracy or the timeliness of information found at any of the links in the listing, particularly where deadlines are concerned. Students should review all scholarship materials and information carefully, especially before submitting an application fee of any kind, and apply for scholarships at the student’s own risk and discretion.

See Alert: Scholarship Scams below for information on how to avoid scholarship scams.

College Savings Plans

Private Scholarship Search

Outside Scholarships

Community Foundations

Alert: Scholarship Scams

To check legitimacy of scholarship search services or individuals, for information about financial aid scams, and tips to avoid being scammed visit these web sites:

Veteran’s Educational Benefits

Veteran’s educational benefits can be used at Bridgewater College. The process can be started by going to to request a Certificate of Eligibility. The certificate should then be forwarded to the registrar, Cynthia Howdyshell-Shull, for certification. The registrar can be reached at and 540-828-5313.

Please visit for more information on services and benefits available for veterans and military service members.

Reporting Outside Scholarships

Please inform the Office of Financial Aid about outside scholarships by emailing scholarship notifications to

Outside scholarship checks should be mailed to:

Office of Student Accounts
College Box 2
Bridgewater, VA 22812-1599