Here you will find the latest news and opportunities to start preparing for your future education. You may want to start looking at the opportunities to prepare yourself as early as 7th grade. There are also many other opportunities that you can earn scholarships and grants for even prior to the seventh grade. So please familiarize yourself with the various websites that we have listed and also check out the Useful links under each category to find areas that also might interest you.
Here is a new scholarship op., that is for anyone that has signed up for the congressional award program check it out at the link below.
See how your College/University Ranks Click here
Embrace Relief Education fund (please follow requirements)
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship (open to current 7th graders) Deadline March 31st, 12pm
Bill of Rights Essay Contest/Scholarship Ended for 2018 but apply yearly; great resources
PDF FAFSA/Scholarship Presentation by: Mr.M. Bayraktar, and Mrs T. Turkay
Raise.me (Parents please start in the summer prior to 9th grade)
NorthWest Suburban College (will give assistance with F1 Visa)
Northwestern.edu (Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship foundation Opens September) 7th graders apply
FAFSA AID (New in 2016, the FAFSA application will now be accepted as early as October 1st of the student’s senior year in high school and each subsequent year, it has an 21-month application cycle and can be submitted as late as June 30 of the academic year, or the by the last day of classes if that falls first. You can find school deadlines here.)
Important: Please apply for FAFSA aid even if you’re not a citizen or have applied for asylum Click here to see the details.
Fun and Different ways to earn money for college
Creatively Fun/different Scholarships Spring Scholarships
FastWeb Recycling bin (Deadline April 30th)
Ellen Degeneres scholarships (Active apply and tell your story)
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