Searching and applying for financial aid (i.e.
scholarships, grants, etc.) requires planning and resourcefulness.
In order to receive the maximum aid you may be eligible to
apply for and possibly receive, you must create a plan and
start your scholarship search early.
All students planning to attend a college/university, trade,
technical, or vocational school should apply for financial
aid. You should never assume that you are not eligible for
financial aid based on your family’s income. Remember,
there are many awards given to students based on their academic
achievements, athletic talents, artistic talents, and other
This channel will guide you through the entire process, step-by-step,
of how to pay for your postsecondary education. It is divided
into 4 Steps, each step is designed to help you with each
phase of the scholarship search and application process. We
recommend beginners start with Step 1.
Aid Basics Step 1 will give you a general understanding
of the basics of financial aid and how the process works.
Step 2 will help you identify and document your qualifications
that will help you find scholarships you are eligible
to apply for the award. More>>
of Scholarships and Financial Aid
Step 3 will help you identify the various sources of
Completing the Scholarship Application
Step 4 will help you complete the scholarship application