Finding Money for College
The link here is a PDF of a PowerPoint that was part of a presentation on January 22, 2013.
How to Apply for Scholarships
Many colleges and universities offer merit-based scholarships for students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and academic achievements. Although these scholarships are based on merit, students will probably be required to complete a financial needs analysis. If a college awards its own scholarship dollars to students eligible for state or federal funds, this would eliminate the possibility of receiving outside need-based funds. This allows colleges to make the best use of their scholarship dollars and serve the greatest number of students.
Students should investigate any private sources of financial aid available, including:
In most cases, scholarship decisions are based on a variety of criteria. These are a few of the most often used:
Visit the following websites to learn about additional scholarship programs:
Good sites to find financial aid for minority students include:
Other good sites: