Below you will find several scholarship announcements that your counselors have provided. Please take advantage of these opportunities.
Tips To Get More Scholarships
APPLY FOR EVERY SCHOLARSHIP that you feel you have a chance to win. Don’t just go after huge awards. If you are eligible for several $1,000 awards, apply for them. They can add up.
ADHERE TO COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES. Don’t underestimate the amount
of time that it will take to complete an application.
SURF WEB SITES such as fastweb.com and CollegeNETMACH25, which are free
SHOP AROUND. Many corporations, such as Coca-Cola, Target and Best Buy, offer money for students, as do churches, fraternities, sororities, and professional and social organizations.
REGISTER AND ATTEND COLLEGE FAIRS at your high school. CollegeWeekLive
(collegeweeklive.com) hosts an online virtual college fair that offers free assistance on funding your college education.
WATCH OUT FOR SCHOLARSHIP SCAMS that want you to pay for information. You can get information for free from publications at your local library or online.
BEGIN YOUR RESEARCH TODAY by looking into the following scholarship programs:
THE SALLIE MAE FUND: A charitable organization that has awarded $13.2 million in
college scholarships over the years. During the 2007 – 2008 school year, Sallie Mae awarded $2.5 million to students across the country
The Cal Sate Application filing period begins October 1 – November 30, 2011. The UC campuses will be accepting applications starting November 1 – November 30, 2011. See Mrs. Yarbrough for further details and website information.