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Scholarships & Financial Aid

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Scholarship hunting season is in full swing.  Students (parents are also welcome) searching for scholarships should visit the Career Center to pick up a “Weekly Scholarship Update” listing all of the scholarship applications we have on file.  It will be updated weekly during most of the school year.  You can also check out www.fafsa.ed.gov for information on Federal Student Aid.

Scholarship Bulletin

(UPDATED 4/18/19)

Name

Deadline

SELECTION CRITERIA

ScholarshipBuddy

On going

ScholarshipBuddy is a website you can apply for several different scholarships.  Information is available by their website at:  scholarshipbuddy.com

Student Scholarships

On going

Student Scholarships is a website you can apply for several different scholarships.  Information is available by their website at:  www.studentscholarships.org

La Raza Lawyers Association

4/18/19

Multiple scholarships of $1,000 each:  This scholarship is based on academic performance, promise of achievement, community service/work experience and financial need.  Application and additional information can be found in the scholarship file cabinet located in the CCTC Room.

Student Insights

4/22/19

(1) $4,000, (2) $1,000, (10) $500:  No minimum SAT/ACT score or GPA.  No essay required, No lengthy application forms, no application fees.  Simply long on to www.student-view.com and complete the application.

Fluegelman Bunnell Award

4/30/19

$13,000 in scholarships:  Seniors with a 3.5 GPA or above can apply.  Additional information and application can be found at:  https://www.goingmerry.com/s/fluegelman-bunnell

The Net Work

5/13/19

$500:  African American seniors who plan on attending an accredited JC, trade school, or 4 year university in the 2019-20 academic year.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Application and additional information can be found in the scholarship file cabinet located in the Library.

Horatio Alger Association

5/15/19

$2,500:  Senior who is enrolled in a 2 year of less career or technical degree/certificate program in the fall that will lead to employment.  Attend a not for profit post-secondary institution. Demonstrate financial need; applicant must be Pell Grant eligible.  Be a U.S. citizen.  Apply on line at:  application.horatioalger.org

The Caring.com

Scholarship

7/31/19

$1,000 to two students. Description: The SeniorHomes.com Caregiver Scholarship is intended for students who are passionate about helping seniors live healthy lives and are pursuing careers in senior care. The award can be used towards tuition and/or books. Applicants must be actively enrolled in or accepted to attend a U.S. college or university and pursuing a career in senior care. Applicants must submit either a 500-word essay or 2-3-minute video addressing a topic related to elder care.

Where to Apply: SeniorHomes.com scholarship page

 

 

Local Scholarship Information

(2018-2019)

WATCH OUT FOR SCHOLARSHIP SCAMS!
The Federal Trade Commission wants students to be on the lookout for these warning signs of scams:

  • application fees or requests for credit card or bank account numbers
  • guaranteed winnings
  • unusual requests for personal information
  • unsolicited opportunities, You have been selected...
  • large fees for scholarship search programs (most databases can be accessed free through the Internet, your local library or career center)