Paying for College - Scholarships
The best source for merit-based scholarship money will be through the college or university where you plan to attend. However, there are also private scholarships awarded by community groups, individuals, and foundations. Information and applications for these scholarships arrive on a rolling basis and are posted here. Seniors interested in scholarship opportunities should check this website frequently.
Students who match the criteria outlined by the organization are encouraged to apply. Applications for many scholarships are available online. Click on the links below. If there is not a web link, a paper application may be available in the College & Career Center. Students are reminded to observe deadlines. If a counselor recommendation is required, the completed application must be submitted to your counselor at least one week prior to the deadline.
Scholarship Websites to check out
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Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants, Deadline: June 14, 2019. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Automotive, Aftermarket University Scholarships. Priority is given to these categories of applicants: Students planning to become technicians in automotive, collision, heavy duty or agricultural fields. Students planning to work for any automotive aftermarket company. Deadline: March 31, 2019
AXA Achievement Scholarships Not accepting applications as of 1/1/19
Discover Business for students persuing degrees in Business
John Lennon Scholarships - for best original composition or song
John Wright Memorial Scholarship ($5000) - for students studying arboriculture. deadline: March 15, 2019
KFC - Colonel's Scholars Program - due in April of your senior year
QuestBridge- College Prep Scholarship for juniors (high-achieving, low-income)
Rosa Parks Scholarship - due March 1
Young Women in Public Affair Award - Zonta - women who are active in their community, student government or workplace (paid or unpaid) should apply. Deadline: April 1, 2019
Zip Recruiter Scholarship - due June 30