LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The application for local scholarships will be distributed to Seniors in their Primetime class on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The application and instructions will also be available online on this page on Feb 26th.
The deadline to turn in an application for local scholarships will be Noon on Wednesday March 18, 2020. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Local Scholarships will be awarded at the Senior Scholastic/Scholarship Night on Monday May 11, 2020.
FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES
Financial Aid Resources
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Opens October 1. Allows students to apply online for financial aid and check status of their application.
Federtal Financial Aid FAFSA4caster Allows students and families to recieve an early estimate of eligibility for federal student aid.
Federal Student Aid Provides detailed information on pursuing education beyone high school. Find out how to complete the FAFSA, apply for a student loan, and search for scholarships.
FinAid: The Smart Guide to Financial Aid Provides links to information on student financial aid.
Tax Benefits for Eduction - Publication 970 Information on the American Opporutnity Credit and Lifetime Learning tax credits.
Minnesota Office of Higher Education Information on college costs, financial aid estimators, online tutition reciprocity application.
Selective Service System Online registration with the Selective Service System for males.
ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES
Navigating the internet for good scholarship and grant websites can be an intimidating and frustrating process. To help you reduce your stress and frustration a number of good scholarship and grant websites have been listed below. This list is in no way comprehensive, but it does include many of the most popular and user friendly search websites.
MCIS (Minnesota Career Information System)
Select Education -> Financial Aid Sort
The American Legion
Several National Scholarship Programs
Free Scholarship Search
Earn micro-scholarships for your achievements
Get recruited by colleges plus find your career
CareerOneStop Scholarship Search
Search for scholarships, grants, fellowships & other financial aid opportunities
Free web guide to all U.S. government grants and loans benefiting students.
Scholarship list maintained by Paco Tomei, Ph.D.
Resources for Minority Students
See Allison Guggisberg