It is important to note that scholarship and financial aid awards can be used at a variety of institutions; not just traditional four-year colleges. If your goals include trade or technical colleges, scholarships can help you achieve those goals.
- Do NOT miss deadlines!
- Start your search process as early as possible
- You are encouraged to submit your FAFSA as close to October 1 based on estimated tax returns, and update later
- Save! Save! Save!
- Apply for as many scholarships as possible
- Save all PIN numbers and passwords
For common scams to avoid. Remember, you should never have to pay a fee for scholarship or financial aid information – www.finaid.org/scholarship/scams