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:
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