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
Discovery Student Loans Scholarship Award Sweepstakes (one drawing per month) Amount: up to $5,000

September Deadlines: 
QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship (Deadline: September 29, 2020) Amount: Full Tuition, Room, & Board
Don't Text and Drive Scholarship (Deadline: September 20, 2020) Amount: $1,000

October Deadlines:
Dave "Hendu" Henderson Education Scholarship (Deadline: October 1, 2020) Amount: $5,000
AES Engineers Scholarship (Deadline: October 5, 2020) Amount: $500
National Young Arts Award (Deadline: October 8, 2020) Amount: $10,000
College JumpStart Scholarship (Deadline: October 15, 2020) Amount: $1,000
Horatio Alger Association State and National Scholarship Program (Deadline: October 25, 2020) Amount: $25,000
The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program (Deadline: October 31, 2020) Amount: Up to $30,000
Voice of Democracy Scholarship (Deadline: October 31, 2020) Amount: $30,000
Coca-Cola Scholarship (Deadline: October 31, 2020) Amount: $20,000