Helpful Tips

Helpful Tips

Helpful Tips

  • Remember to check the websites of the institutions you may want to attend; most colleges and universities offer scholarships to prospective students. Some of these scholarships have early deadlines (as early as December 1st), so it’s important to check on these soon.

 

  • If you visit a scholarship or financial aid website that asks you to pay for their services, it’s probably not a good idea.  The websites listed here are all free scholarship search websites. You will never asked to pay to complete the FAFSA, if you are it’s a scam. 

 

  • Apply for every scholarship for which you are eligible, even if you think you have no chance.  You never know until you try!

 

  • Make sure to complete and turn in your FAFSA by March 1st to be considered for all financial aid and scholarships.  This application will become available October 1.

 

  • Many corporations offer scholarships. Keep a lookout for these types of scholarships. 
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