Seniors, check with Connie Brown in the office or with Mrs. Pierce to get the list of local scholarships.  Be mindful of the due dates. But the Lincoln community has been very generous.  The only way you can win one of the many local scholarship is that you have to apply.

 

Additional sources of outside scholarships:

Parent’s employers

Professional associations (such as medical, legal, engineering, accounting, etc.)

Community organizations such as Lions, Kiwanis, PTA, Church groups, YMCA, Chamber of Commerce

 

Most scholarships have deadlines by October.  By March 15, 75% of deadlines have passed

Many scholarships are for students already in college, not just for high school students

Look on the college’s web site for special scholarships that need applications.

Apply for at least 12 scholarships and pay attention to small, local awards

 

The following is a list of national scholarship search websites. 

www.fastweb.com                                       A database of 1.5 million scholarships

www.scholarshipexperts.com             Financial aid scholarship search.  Best results.

www.collegeplan.org                          Pacific NW scholarship guide.

www.wiche.edu/sep/wue                    Western undergraduate exchange

www.srnexpress.com                          Scholarship network for private scholarships

www.discovernursing.com                 Links to nursing scholarships

www.gmsp.org                                   Gates Millennium Scholarship Program

www.americorps.org                           Americorps national service program. Tuition assist

www.nela.net                                      NW Education Loan Assoc (also scholarships)

www.collegeboard.com                      Selects colleges, fin aid, scholarships

www.wiredscholar.com                      Selects colleges, fin aid info, scholarships

www.petersons.com                           Selects colleges, fin aid info, scholarships

www.kaplan.com                                Selects colleges, fin aid info, scholarships

www.scholarshipcoach.com               Scholarship search strategy assistance

www.brokescholar.com                      Scholarship search

www.clubscholarship.com                  Scholarship search

www.collegenet.com                          Scholarship search

www.collegequest.com                       Scholarship search

www.colleges.com                              Scholarship search

www.fastweb.com                              Scholarship search

www.scholarships.com                       Scholarship search

www.collegeprowler.com                   Scholarship search

www.collegepress.com                       Scholarship search

www.legion.org/needalift                   Scholarship search