Financial Aid & Scholarships

Information regarding financial aid:

  • - a free resource on planning and paying for college
  • Fast Web - Videos on how to maximize financial aid
  • Who Gets Aid? - Most people are eligible for financial aid for college or career school. Different types of aid have different rules, called eligibility criteria, to determine who gets the aid.  Find out more on this website.
  • WashBoard - Looking for scholarships? makes it simple.  They connect Washington students of all types with Washington scholarship providers….for FREE. 
  • College Cost Comparison Tool - Quickly compare current Tuition & College costs  
  • FinAid! - Resources for scholarships, loans, and military aid
  • Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) - Identifies participating colleges whereby students can enroll in selected programs for reduced out-of-state tuition.
  • Discover FAFSA Assistant -  This interactive tool will help get you ready to complete the FAFSA application with tips and guidance based on your personal situation. 

Highlighted Scholarship Opportunities

(this is not extensive list - please use "no fee" searches for many more opportunities)

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CollegeBoard Opportunity Scholarship (Six parts with varying deadlines & amounts)
University Tutor Monthly Scholarship Contest (Monthly deadlines) Amount: $100

November Deadlines: 
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: November 13, 2019) Amount: $40,000 - Application through CommonApp
James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: November 15, 2019) Amount: Digital camera and/or $2,500
Sixt Scholars Program (Deadline: November 30, 2019) Amount: $5,000
AED Superstore College Scholarship (Deadline: November 30, 2019) Amount: $1,000

December Deadlines: 
Dell Scholars Program (Deadline: December 1, 2019) Amount: up to $20,000
Fleet Reserve Essay Contest (Deadline: December 1, 2019) Amount: up to $5,000
Barbara Lotze Scholarship (Deadline: December 1, 2019) Amount: $2,000
Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship (Deadline: December 6, 2019) Amount: $2,500
National Honor Society Scholarship (Deadline: December 6, 2019) Amount: up to $25,000
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes (Nomination Deadline: December 13, 2019) Amount: $20,000
Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship (Deadline: December 15, 2019) Amount: $1,000
AXA Achievement Scholarship (Deadline: December 15, 2019) Amount: Up to $25,000
Burger King Scholars (Deadline: December 15, 2019) Amount: Range from $1,000 to $50,000
PB&J Scholarship (Deadline: December 16, 2019) Amount: $1,000
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship (Deadline: December 30, 2019) Amount $500
Free Speech Essay Contest (Deadline: December 31, 2019)  Amount: Up to $10,000
PhentermineClinics Health Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2019) Amount: $1,000 Wealth Wise Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2019) Amount: $1,000
Travis Watkins Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2019) Amount: $1,000

Future Deadlines: 
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: January 3, 2020) Amount: $10,000
Ewing C Kelly Scholarship (Deadline: March 10, 2020) Amount: $2,500