One of the biggest buzz words as a student near's their junior and senior year is SCHOLARSHIPS. No matter what finances may be available, scholarships are a necessary step in everybody's transition to college. It is free money that one can use to finance their college education. To find and apply for them may take a little time and effort, but it's well worth the time investment.
Available Scholarships to consider. Note the deadlines.
Elks Legacy Award $4,000, open to children and/or grandchildren of a current Elk's member, apply at www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/legacy.cfm Deadline 2/2/18.
Horatio Alger Scholarship: $6,000-$25,000, US Citizen, 2.0 GPA, financial need, ($55,000 or less adjusted gross family income) activities, service, apply at email@example.com Deadline: 10/25/2017
Hauss-Helms Foundation: $1,000-$7,500, based on need, 2.0 GPA, top 50% of class, scores, apply at www.hauss-helmsfoundation.org Deadline: 4/1/18
Merit Scholarships: Once students are accepted to a college, many colleges have scholarships available based on GPA and ACT scores. Ask your college for more information. Various deadlines per the college/university
Various Student Scholarships: StudentScholarships.org Fastweb.com Various Deadlines