When applying for scholarships, one can get overwhelmed with all of the search engines and procedures. As a reminder, if you have to pay to apply- it is a SCAM!
What's on this page: "Going Merry" and "Fastweb", both of these are personalized search engines to help match you with scholarships. You do have to set up an account, but it is well worth the time. FAQ's about all things scholarships and financial aid and updated live scholarships with deadlines for you to choose from and apply.
Other places to look: Employer or parent's employers. Organizations/professional associations related to the student's field of interest- for example if you major in Education, check professional educator organizations. Foundations - Dayton Foundation will be a big one! Religious or community organizations, local businesses, civic groups, and more- just look!
And don't forget:
If you have to pay to apply for a scholarship
It is a SCAM!
The first step - When you are in pursuit for scholarships and financial aid in your senior year of high school, you need to fill out your FASFA. Both parent and student have a large role to play in filling this out.
Watch for updates coming soon for the 2023-2024 School Year