Scholarships and Financial Aid

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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.

Scholarships

Helpful Tips:

  • 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

Helpful Links:

Federal Student Aid Center
FAFSA
Finaid.org
MEFA
Mass Board of Higher Ed
Fastweb
Zinch.com
Cappex.com
Scholarships.com
Massachusetts Scholarships

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