Financial Aid and Scholarships



Listed below are links to information about scholarships, financial aid, and internship opportunities.  You can personalize your search and filter results based on academic interests, award types, club and organization  membership, and military status. Please check you Graduating Class Google Classroom  for information about local and regional scholarship opportunities.


Financial Aid & Scholarships


BigFuture Scholarship Search

The Scholarship Search feature on the BigFuture website allows students to explore scholarships, financial aid, and internship opportunities from over 2,200 programs (totaling almost $6 billion). Students can personalize their search and filter results based on academic interests, award types, club and organization membership, and military status.


College Board Opportunity Scholarships

Launched in fall 2018, the College Board Opportunity Scholarships program outlines six important steps in the college planning process and offers students a chance to earn a scholarship for each action they complete. Students and advisers can leverage the scholarship opportunities through each phase of the college planning process. Additionally, educators can access implementation guides to seamlessly integrate College Board Opportunity Scholarships into their existing programming.


College Greenlight

Among the many resources on this site are tools to help students navigate and access over $11 billion in scholarship funds. Students can create a free College Greenlight profile and be matched to scholarship opportunities for which they qualify. Students can search through local scholarships based on their geographic region and merit-based scholarships.


Fastweb

This website provides students with scholarship opportunities that are targeted to their skills and interests. Students also have access to resources that can help them make informed financial decisions and explore part-time job opportunities in the industries that interest them most.



Get Schooled

Students with questions about scholarships or financial aid can text HELLO to 33-55-77 to get answers via text message. The website and mobile platform also offer a scholarship database and job-search tools.


RaiseMe

Students can sign up for free to create a RaiseMe account and earn micro-scholarships for their accomplishments as early as 9th grade. High school students and college students attending community colleges or four-year colleges can add their achievements to their RaiseMe portfolio and earn a micro-scholarship for each of their achievements from specific colleges. If the student attends the college, they will be awarded the micro-scholarship.

 
Scholarships A-Z

Students, regardless of their immigration status, can access a free list of scholarships organized by month and deadline. Students can access deadlines, scholarship contact information, award amounts, and application requirements in one place. The site provides resources and information targeted to DREAMers and DACA recipients, who are not eligible for federal financial aid.


Scholarships.com

Allows high school, college, nontraditional, and adult learners to complete a free profile and then get matched to eligible scholarships and grants from colleges, universities, organizations, foundations, corporations, government, and more. In addition to its scholarship directory, the website compares searchable information on more than 4,000 colleges and universities, including admission statistics, athletics, enrollment data, academic majors, tuition, and financial aid.


SwiftStudent

Students can learn about the financial aid appeal process, review eligibility requirements, and customize free template appeal letters to submit to their college financial aid office. This virtual resource guides students through the appeal process relating to numerous special circumstances that may make them eligible for an adjustment to their financial aid, such as recent job loss of a parent, a medical crisis, and loss of childcare or housing.



Financial Aid Offer Comparison Tools


 
BigFuture Financial Aid Awards

The Financial Aid Awards section of the BigFuture website provides a wealth of information helping students and their families understand and compare their financial aid offer(s) to make informed college decisions. Students can access videos featuring financial aid experts to help them understand their best financial options.

 
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The CFPB’s Financial Aid Comparison tool allows students to compare financial aid offers for up to three schools at a time. If a student doesn’t yet have a financial aid offer from a school, this tool can also show where to find and compare relevant costs and provide a clearer sense of college costs and financial aid for advanced planning.









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