Choosing who can receive your scholarship

October 21, 2017

Are you ready to post a scholarship or looking for inspiration? Either way, we have you covered. ScholarsShop offers options to restrict your scholarship to as little of an applicant pool, or as large as you want through our various restriction options.


On ScholarsShop, the options are endless and with full customization. We want you to be able to portray your values clearly, that’s why we have so many options for you to choose from.

Below we’ve listed and explained all of the features on ScholarsShop that let’s you set your scholarships applicant pool.




Scholarship Awarded For…

This option lets you choose the kind of education your applicants are looking to attain and use a scholarship for.


Options include: 2-year college, 4-year college, Graduate school/program, high school, K-8th grade, certificate program, vocational program, GED, or other



Three most important factors/beliefs

Tag and highlight your scholarship by choosing 3 words or values. By doing this, student can easily search by keywords that you select and quickly find your scholarship. There are over 100 words to choose from with options ranging from GPA, sports, religion, hobbies, college majors, careers to even hair color or gap year!


If you still don’t see a word you are looking for to tag your scholarship, email us and we’ll add it at



Scholarship funds will go towards…

Here you have the choice to tell the applicant where exactly you would like the scholarship funds to go towards. If you wouldn’t like to place any restrictions, then no need to select anything.


Options include: Educational tuition and fee's, Textbooks, Educational supplies/equipment for courses, Room and board, Travel, Optional equipment, Payments for teaching, research, or other services required as a condition for a fellowship grant, or other.



Area’s to publicize to…

This includes both geographically, and by the student’s education status. This would be a great feature to take advantage of if you are looking to provide a scholarship to a local public high school or a few public high schools, In this case you would choose ‘Public High School(s)’ from the drop down. You are welcome to select more than one option from this box such as both public high schools or private high schools. Next, a box below will appear where you can start typing the name of the high school(s) and select them once they appear in the drop down.


Other options of areas to publicize to are: Internationally, Nationally, by specific U.S. States, Counties, Public High School(s), Private High School(s), Charter School(s), Current College Students, Middle School Students, Other



Special Restrictions

If your scholarship has other restrictions that were not options above, this is the area to include them. An example of this would be if you would like to limit your scholarship to ancestry or have special conditions such as taking a specific class at their high school they must have taken.


Use this box to fully explain any restrictions that you would like to place on the scholarship and for students to know before they apply.




The above options were created to ensure your values come through clearly when posting your scholarship. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible to get the right kind of applicants you are looking for whether you are an individual, small organization or a large organization.


If you have any feedback or questions, we would love to hear from you! Please send us an email at