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SCHOLARSHIPS/PAYING FOR COLLEGE

Check out the DULUTH HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BLOG as it's updated weekly!
There's a lot of money up for grabs, so be sure to apply!
 
DHS Scholarship Blog - http://duluthscholarships.blogspot.com/
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Scholarship Notices/Updates

 The 2018 GCPS Foundation Scholarships are now available and are individually listed on the right side of this page. The deadline to submit applications for the scholarships managed by the GCPS Foundation is December 11, 2017. Letters of Recommendation must be completed by December 14, 2017.

The Foundation awards scholarships to Gwinnett County Public School graduating seniors only.

Winners will be announced May 2018.

Dates to remember:

  1. Application process begins - October 2, 2017
  2. Deadline for submitting applications - December 11, 2017
  3. Deadline to submit Letters of Recommendations - December 14, 2017

The GCPS Foundation has proudly awarded over $350,000 in student scholarships to GCPS graduating seniors. Scholarships range in value from $500-$6,000. We will continue to add to the GCPS Foundation Catalogue online as scholarships become available.

https://gcps-foundation.org/scholarships

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*Scholarships/Financial Aid $$$
www.studentaid.ed.gov or www.fafsa.ed.gov (Student Guide to Financial Aid, FAFSA on the Web, FAFSA Express, help in completing the FAFSA, federal school codes)
http://collegegoalga.com/locations/ (Locations in Georgia for help completing FAFSA) 
www.fastweb.com (FastWeb scholarship search)
www.scholarshipsandgrants.us/scholarships-highschool-seniors/ (scholarships for HS seniors)
www.athleticscholarships.net/ (NCAA eligibility, recruiting and athletic scholarships)
www.college-scholarships.com (scholarship search)
www.edtrust.org (financial aid)
www.estudentloan.com (student loan comparisons)
www.finaid.org (FinAid)
www.hsf.net (Hispanic Scholarship Fund)
www.meritaid.com (scholarship search)
www.nasfaa.org/redesign/parentsstudents.html (National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators)
www.salliemae.com (Sallie Mae)
www.scholarshipexperts.com (scholarship search)
www.scholarshiphelp.org (scholarship search)
www.scholarships.com (scholarship search)
www.debt.org/students/scholarships-and-grants/ (scholarship & grant search tips)
www.kaarme.com/kscholarships/search (scholarship search)
www.freescholarship.com (scholarship search)
www.duluthscholarships.blogspot.com/ (scholarship blog)
www.spokeo.com/scholarship/list (schoarlship listing)
www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/ (scholarship listing)
https://myscholly.com/ (scholarship app.)

*Information on Selecting, Financing, and Applying to Post-Secondary Options:
 
http://knowhow2go.acenet.edu/ (college FAQ)
www.blackexcel.org (Information for African-American students)
www.collegeanswer.com (College Answer)
www.collegeispossible.org (Coalition of America’s Colleges and Universities)
www.commonapp.org (college applications online)
http://www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org/ (college applications online)
http://commonblackcollegeapp.com/ (Black College common application online)
www.gocollege.com (GoCollege)
www.inlikeme.com (college admission resources)
www.mappingyourfuture.biz (Mapping Your Future)
www.myfuture.com (Career and Military opportunities)
www.nacacnet.org (National Association for College Admission Counseling)
www.ncaaclearinghouse.net (NCAA eligibility)
www.offtocollege.com (Off To College)
www.schoolsoup.com (School Soup/Good Call)
www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/college/cohome.htm (USNews.edu)
www.zinch.com (student profiles for viewing by colleges)
www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/georgia/

http://www.reviews.com/529-plans/ (Research of College 529 savings plans)

 
*Scholarship Information for Students that have no access for federal aid, limited access to state aid, and may be faced paying out of state tuition:
http://www.goldendoorscholars.org - Golden Door Scholars provides scholarships for DACA students and scholarships for undocumented students. Students may be high school seniors or recent graduates. 

Preference will be given to high school graduates from states that require undocumented students to pay out-of-state tuition.

 
Scholarships by topic such as Major, Grade Level, Religion, Athletics, Gender, Disability, Minority, etc.
 
Scholarships by monthly deadline:
Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America – LEDA 
 
Each year, LEDA recruits a new cohort of Scholars!
 
-Who: 100 qualified high school juniors who show leadership potential but lack the exposure and support they need to attend highly selective colleges.
-LEDA Scholars receive leadership training, writing instruction, standardized test preparation and a year of highly personalized guidance as they navigate the application and admissions process at the most competitive colleges. Throughout college and beyond, Scholars are offered ongoing advising, career counseling, postgraduate planning and community-building support to help them succeed and lead.
 
-Please visit http://ledascholars.org/ for more information and to apply.  
***DEADLINE: DECEMBER 12TH!***