Nothing in life is free, right? Well, think again! Though some of these financial aid sources make take a little work, the financial, academic, and career benefits far outweigh the little it takes to get them.
21st Century Scholars:
Click HERE to go to your ScholarTrack Account OR
Click HERE to get more information on the 21st Century Scholars Program for High School students.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be completed the Spring (After January 1) of your 12th grade year, and every year afterward. For some scholarships (including 21st Century), it's a requirement but could lead to tens-of-thousands of dollars in financial assistance. These links will help you get started:
www.fafsa.ed.gov : Filing for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
www.studentaid.ed.gov : Provides information on student eligibility for federal assistance, types of aid available, and an online application. Includes an eligibility estimate calculator.
State Financial Aid Links:
www.ssaci.in.gov: Link to Indiana’s grant and scholarship programs.
www.learnmoreindiana.com : College and career profiles, cost comparisons, admissions testing, and college majors search.
www.indianacollegecosts.com : College cost estimator for Indiana schools.
www.collegegoalsunday.org : Information on FAFSA help events held on February 12th.
Financial Aid Search Links:
www.finaid.org : Financial Aid Overview, with access to free scholarship search services.
www.fastweb.com : A free scholarship search engine.
www.studentscholarships.org : Free online scholarship listing with links to apply.
There are several scholarships that are given out annually from various local businesses and organizations. Click HERE to see the most recent list. These scholarships are updated as they arrive, but if you know of one that's not listed, let Mr. Crowder know.