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Student Aid on the Web

This site is a government run scholarship search engine…just type in what you are interested in, and see what comes up!

(Example, if you type in “engineering” you will get a list of scholarships related to studying engineering in school.)

Deadlines vary by program.

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ACT – Featured Scholarships

This site hosted by the ACT website, has a variety of featured scholarships.

Includes The Sallie Mae Fund Scholarship Programs, American Dream Scholarship, Community College Transfer Scholarship , as well as others.

Deadlines for programs vary.

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NACAC – Financial Aid and Scholarship List

This site provides a comprehensive list of both financial aid and scholarship opportunities from a variety of locations.

Includes both federal and private student aid.

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Gates Millenium Scholars

In this site, scholars are reviewed in 3 areas: Academic Achievement, Leadership Potential, and Community Service.

Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they:

• Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American;
• Are a citizen/legal permanent resident or nationals of the United States;
• Have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (un-weighted);
• Will be enrolling for the first-time at a U.S. accredited* college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student in the fall of 2010; or GED
• Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities;
• Meet the Federal Pell Grant* eligibility criteria; and
• Have all three forms (Nominee Personal Information Form completed by the student, Nominator Form completed by an educator familiar with the student’s academic record and a Recommender Form completed by a person familiar with the student’s leadership and community service) submitted by the deadline.

Applications are due in January.

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AVID: High School Timeline

This site contains a year-by-year timeline of activities for high-school students.
Goes from 9th grade up through senior year.

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