These are some of the most popular scholarship resources:
Avoiding and protecting yourself from Scholarship Scams
Scholarship resources from Federal Student Aid
College Board Scholarship Search Service
Going Merry is a new program that calls itself a Common App for scholarships
- Matching: Once you fill out your profile, you are matched with scholarships you are most eligible for.
- Direct Applications: You can apply directly to multiple scholarships, you never need to leave the site.
- Autofilled Applications: Information from your profile is autofilled into each application, saving you time.
- Estimated Application Times: Every scholarship has estimated application time to help you prioritize them.
- Scholarships Grouped By Essay Topics: This helps you minimize the number of essays you have to write.
Scholarship Search in Naviance - https://www.naviance.com/ (log-in required)
Local scholarship applications will be available on April 1st in the guidance office.
**Don't forget to apply!
Other scholarship resources:
College Greenlight - https://www.collegegreenlight.com/
Scholly.com - https://myscholly.com/
National Health Service Corps - https://www.nhsc.hrsa.gov/scholarships/index.html
(for Health Services related scholarships)
Cappex - https://www.cappex.com/scholarships/
Weird Scholarships Guide - https://lendedu.com/blog/weird-scholarships/
FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES
Connect with the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) early: https://www.mefa.org/
MEFA Understanding Financial Aid
MEFA Senior Year Timeline
Log in and get a PIN number for the FAFSA (as of October 1st) and become familiar with the process: fafsa.gov
Make note of Financial Aid forms and deadlines for all colleges.
Some private college/universities also require the CSS Profile. Check individual school requirements: https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org/
*Never hesitate to contact the Financial Aid Office at colleges with questions.