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What is Going Merry?

Ideal for students, parents, and school counselors. Going Merry is a free scholarships and financial aid website. 

We help connect students to scholarships and provide tools to make the FAFSA® application process easier, more intuitive, and less challenging to manage between students and their parents. 

There are hundreds of scholarships for students of all backgrounds on Going Merry. Below we highlight those for minority students, or scholarships for specific ethnicities. You can apply to 100% of these scholarships right from our website. Using our handy auto-filled applications, you’ll only have to type in your personal details once.

Scholarships for Asian-American Students

There are scholarships for East Asian students (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, etc.), South Asian students (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, etc.), and Southeast Asian students (Thai, Vietnamese, Filipino, etc.). 

Browse the full collection of Asian-American scholarships here, or fill out a Going Merry profile for more precise eligibility matching!

Scholarships for African-American Students

Here’s a list of scholarships for African-American or black students. Of course, you may also be eligible for all kinds of non-race-specific scholarships. Sign up for Going Merry to get a list of all scholarships you’re eligible for.

Scholarships for Biracial or Mixed Race Students

Sometimes there are scholarships available specifically for biracial students or mixed race students. However, remember that you are ALSO eligible for scholarships earmarked for each of your races. To see your full list of eligible or “matched” scholarships, sign up for Going Merry today

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If you’re a newbie to Going Merry, first of all, WELCOME! Second of all, you might find our step-by-step starter guide helpful. 

Already shortlisted a few scholarships you're into? 

Great! Now, you’re ready to apply. Check out some of these handy resources to help you out: 

Tips from past scholarship winners

who all applied using Going Merry
Ijeoma Asonye
Andrea Galdamaz
Derek Zhou

"Definitely apply for as many scholarships as you can. Having scholarships will definitely alleviate stress in the future."

"Create a spreadsheet, print it out, write the scholarships you like [and] the deadlines. Try to complete them all."

"Even if you think you won't get the scholarship or won't get into the school, apply, because you lose nothing by applying."

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