If you are headed to college, you need to complete the FAFSA. Click on the link to get more information.
The websites in this section may answer some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) re: FAFSA, financial aid, student loans, government programs, etc.
- www.finaid.org the most popular source for FAQs re: how to calculate EFC [Estimated Family Contribution], links to college financial aid pages, student loan info, other basics about financial aid plus a scholarship search
- www.collegeinvest.org info on how to fund your post-secondary education
- www.ed.gov/finaid info from Dept. of Education on government financial aid
- www.fafsa.ed.gov info on Free Application for Federal Student Aid
- www.fsaid.ed.gov site to create your fafsa id
- www.salliemae.com general info on student loans plus step-by-step info on financial aid process
Informative upcoming webinar Wednesday 03/03 at 6pm MST, register to receive the meeting link to attend
ABC Construction Industry Scholarship for graduating seniors interested in pursuing a construction industry pathway. Due: April 9
TheDream.US proudly supports DREAMers. Undocumented students in Colorado who have DACA, TPS or have lived in the US before November 1, 2015 and otherwise meet the DACA eligibility criteria, can apply for up to $33k in scholarship funding to attend a TheDream.US Partner College.
Quick deadline: Feb. 25. Spanish flyer and English flyer
JUNIORS and SENIORS: SIGN UP TODAY!!!
Scholarship of the Day
The Power of One Charity was established after Andrew Dollaghan was killed in a tragic car accident at the age of 22 in 2008. Andrew’s parents both graduated from Adams 12 Five Star School District and these scholarships are intended to assist students in need, especially students in the Adams 12 Five Star School District. Students in other metro area school districts may also apply and will be considered based on the above criteria. Up to $10,000 will be awarded in scholarships in the amount of 1,000.00 per student. Scholarship amounts are awarded for two consecutive years as long as the specified criteria are met.
· Is a current high school senior planning on attending college in fall 2021
· Is a current Adams 12 Five Star School District high school senior
· Has experienced the loss of a sibling/parent
· Is facing financial challenges related to college expenses
· Is a single parent wishing to go to or return to college
Every year the Northglenn Thornton Rotary Club awards scholarships to deserving students graduating from a local high school who intend to enroll in a program of higher learning. The scholarship awards go to students from the Northglenn/Thornton area who demonstrate scholastic aptitude, community involvement and have exhibited Rotary principles in their lives. This year, multiple scholarships are being offered ranging in value from $2000 to $5000 based on student’s need, community service, how that student has incorporated Rotary principals in their life, and the substance and completeness of the application. It should be noted that acceptance to college is part of the awarding process.
The ITE Diversity Scholars Program’s goal is to increase participation of underrepresented populations in the transportation profession. ITE will award three scholarships, each for as much as $4,000 annually per student. Contact Colleen Agan at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more. Due March 15, 2021.The Institute of Transportation Engineers Scholarship.
Aim for the Stars Scholarship
Aim for the Stars Scholarship is live! Due: March 31
Refer students here on the AD12 website for information and to apply.
Criteria: 2.5+ GPA, Pell grant eligible, plans to attend a public Colorado college
3rd Annual HBCU/HSI/NASI College Fair
Cherry Creek School District is hosting a free, virtual HBCU/HSI/NASI College Fair on Thursday, March 4, 5:30-8:15pm. Encourage students to register as soon as possible because space is limited. Students must register to get the participation link. https://www.strivescan.com/cherrycreek/
Scholarships for African-American Students
Check out this list for some new opportunities: https://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/african-american-scholarships/
FRCC Enrollment Series
Promote the FRCC Enrollment Series widely! Events in March, April and May PLUS weekly Q&A sessions with Admissions.
Please see attachments below for Scholarship details and application.
*** NEVER PAY TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS!***