There are different types of scholarships, including:
- College Scholarships-Scholarships are given by a specific college. Check a particular college or university for potential scholarships.
- Local Scholarships-Specific to your town, school, etc.
- State Scholarships-Many states offer a limited number of scholarships to students who attend post-secondary schools in-state. Nevada offers the Millennium Scholarship, UNLV Tuition Plus Scholarship, and Nevada Promise Scholarship – which may be used at one of the state’s four community colleges.
- National Scholarships-These are competitive scholarships offered on a national level, such as the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. For details, please see below.
Local Scholarships: https://thepef.org/scholarships/ Opens October 1st – due January 31st
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FAFSA forecasting calculator – https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/estimate
Student/parent must obtain an FSA ID number – https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm
FAFSA form – www.fafsa.ed.gov
By completing the FAFSA, you could be offered; Grants, Work Study, Loans, and Scholarships
Beginning October 1, 2019 seniors may complete the FAFSA – you will need:
- Your Social Security number (it’s important that you enter it correctly on the FAFSA!)
- Your parents’ Social Security numbers if you are a dependent student
- Your driver’s license number if you have one
- Your Alien Registration Number if you are not a U.S. citizen
- Federal tax information or tax returns from 2018 including IRS W-2 information, for you and your parents, if you are a dependent student:
- IRS 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ
- Foreign tax return
- Records of parents’ untaxed income, such as child support received, interest income, and veterans non-education benefits, for you, and for your parents, if you are a dependent student
QuestBridge – Deadline: September 26, 2019
Golden Door Scholars – Application deadline is extended Monday, 09/30/19 at 11:59pm EST
United States Senate Youth Program – Completed application packets must be sent from the student’s School of Record and postmarked no later than Friday, October 11, 2019.
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship – the application opens annually from August 1 – October 25.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards – Applications must be submitted to the school by November 5, 2019.