Resources

College Ready Checklist

Need a guide to get to college? Here are comprehensive checklists to keep those reminders in front of you throughout middle and high school. These documents are to be used in conjunction with regularly visits to school counselors and other advisory personnel.

 
8th Grade Checklist
 
9th Grade Checklist
 
10th Grade Checklist
 
11th Grade Checklist
 
12th Grade Checklist

 

Financial Aid Assistance

Fafsa.ed.gov - Be sure to fill out the FAFSA before June 30th, 2020.

Federal Student Aid Resources

Federal Aid Toolkit

College Raptor is the only site that offers side-by-side comparisons of estimated financial aid packages, matching students to the right college for the best price.

Internship Guide for Students

 

Internship and New Job Suite

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Resume and Cover Letter Guide:

New Job Guide:

Networking and Mentorship:

Applying for Jobs:

Put Your Best Foot Forward in an Interview:

Landing an Internship:

 

College Guide Series for Undocumented Students 

UC Guidelines for Undocumented Students

Resources from TheBestSchools.org

Financial Aid Guide

College Success Guide

College Protections

Knowing Your Rights

Advocacy and Support

Best Colleges Ranking

 

Scholarship List

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If you wish to add a scholarship to our list, please email [email protected] and write it in the format of the other scholarships below (Sponsor, Amount, Deadline and Description)! Please note we only list scholarships that are open to high school students or younger.

 

Scholarships for Elementary Students

Scholarships for Middle School Students

Scholarships for High School Freshman

Scholarships for High School Sophomores 

Scholarships for High School Juniors

Scholarships for Minority Students (Powered by AffordableColleges.com)

Best Scholarship Platforms

Pepperdine's List of Outside Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DACA STUDENTS
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The Dream US

Nitro Scholarship List

The Golden Door Scholars

The MalDef Program

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The Quest Bridge Fund

Educators For Fair Consideration

United We Dream Scholarship List

Jack Kent Young Scholars Program

GreenLight Scholarship List

Comparing Anthem and The Fountainhead Contest – 11th and 12 Grade
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 11 and 12. Applicant must submit an essay comparing Anthem and The Fountainhead. There is no citizenship requirements to apply.

 

FEATURED SCHOLARSHIPS
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Transcription Services

Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1st, 2020
Description: High School senior or and undergraduate with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
Write an essay between 500 and 750 words based on the following essay prompt:
If you woke up tomorrow with permanent hearing loss, what would be the biggest challenge you would face? How would you address that challenge?

NYCTutoring

Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 1st, 2020
Description: High School senior or and undergraduate with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
Write an essay between 500 and 750 words based on the following essay prompt:
We understand the value of education, so our goal is to help students of all ages achieve their learning goals. What are your learning goals, and how will achieving these goals improve your life or the lives of others?

 

Sleep Scholarships
Amount: $1000
Closing Date: Varies
Description: SleepZoo offers an annual scholarship of $1,000 to a student who believes in the importance of maintaining healthy sleep patterns. Eligible applicants must be recent U.S. high school graduates or currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college at an accredited U.S. institution. Requirements also include that students maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and be planning to pursue, or already pursuing, a degree in the U.S.

Arlington Capital Management Scholarship
Award Amount: $1000
Deadline:  August 1, 2020
The Joseph F LoPresti and Arlington Capital Management Scholarship has been created to help one student defray the high cost of university tuition. Joseph believes that everyone who seeks high education should be able to do so. The Joseph F LoPresti and Arlington Capital Management Scholarship is the result of his commitment.

 

 

JUNE SCHOLARSHIPS
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$500 High School Freshman Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States or international students with a valid visa who are high school freshmen in the Class of 2023.

 

$500 High School Junior Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States or international students with a valid visa who are high school juniors in the Class of 2021.

$500 High School Senior Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States or international students with a valid visa who are high school seniors in the Class of 2020.

$500 High School Sophomore Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States or international students with valid visa who are high school sophomores in the Class of 2022.

American Ground Water Trust Annual Scholarships
Sponsor: American Ground Water Trust
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who are intending to pursue a career in a ground water related field.

Scholarship Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

Supporting STEM Scholarship
Sponsor: HoshizakiIceMaker.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who have at least a 3.0 GPA and is/will be majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) field of study.

Navigate Your Future Scholarship
Sponsor: National Air Transportation Association (NATA)
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 26, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors planning a career in the general aviation field and enrolled or accepted into an aviation-related program at an accredited college or university.

Book Marketing Scholarship
Sponsor: Smith Publicity, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students. Applicant must submit a maximum 1,500 word essay on persuasive writing.

Christopher Mark Pitkin Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students from Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Ventura, Kern, and Santa Barbara Counties, California. Applicant must have a bleeding disorder or must have an immediate family member with a bleed disorder.

 

Advocates Law Scholarship
Sponsor: The Advocates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students currently enrolled in an accredited institution located within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on some of the problems we face on the roads and what law could be changed to make roads safer.

AEL Collegiate Essay Contest
Sponsor: Americanism Educational Leaders and Pepperdine University Libraries
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate college students who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must submit an essay on the topic, “We are a nation rich in diversity of all types. Please discuss how this diversity contributes to American life.

All Majors Scholarship
Sponsor: MyBioSource Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, and current undergraduate and graduate students at an accredited college or university for the Fall 2020 semester. Applicant must submit an application and short essay on why they chose their major.

BigSun Scholarship… 2020
Sponsor: BigSun Athletics
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 19, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to all student athletes who are high school seniors or current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on how their high school sports participation influenced them.

Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: June 19, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have neurological disabilities or are the child of a person with a neurological disability. Priority will be given to direct spinal cord injuries and diseases resulting in paralysis such as spinal tumors, strokes or aneurysms affecting the spinal cord, or spina bifida.

$1,000 June Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high sThink Einstein HR Knowledge Scholarship
Sponsor: Einstein HR
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled at an accredited college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on why they deserve to be awarded the scholarship.

DUI Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: McKenzie Law Firm, P.C.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay discussing why people still engage in drunk driving, despite the risks.

Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors Scholarship
Sponsor: Feldco Factory Direct
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled in a college/university in 2020. Applicant must submit an essay on how their family contributed to who they are today.

Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: Console & Hollawell, PC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and anyone currently pursuing or accepted into a legal program.

 

The Advocates Scholarship
Sponsor: The Advocates Injury Attorneys
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to bicycle safety.

Writers of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Contest is open only to those who have not professional published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

Life Parts Express Scholarship
Sponsor: Lift Parts Express
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 16 and 21 who will be attending school in the fall of 2020. Applicant must submit an essay on how they expect to pay for college.

Momeni Foundation Financial Assistance Scholarship
Sponsor: Momeni Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students of Iranian descent regardless of citizenship or country of residency.

Momeni Foundation Scholastic Achievement Scholarship
Sponsor: Momeni Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are of Iranian descent. Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5.Poetry Card Contest
Sponsor: Blue Mountain Arts
Amount: Up to $350
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.

 

Montana Advocates Scholarship
Sponsor: The Advocates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to drunk driving.

Ray Snader Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Office of Howard A. Snader, L.L.C.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who live in a single parent home as a result of one parent currently being held in custody, or because one of a parent’s former incarceration.

Digital Privacy Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and graduate school students. Home school students are also eligible. Applicant must complete a short form and finish the following statement in 140-characters or less: “I’m taking responsibility for my digital profile by…”

FACT Scholarship
Sponsor: Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and incoming and current college students. Scholarship is only open to FACT members and their immediate family members.

Huntington’s College Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Huntington Learning Center
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school students and their parents or guardians who are legal residents of the United States.

IEEE PES Scholarship
Sponsor: IEEE Power & Energy Society
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current engineering students working towards a bachelor’s degree. Applicant must be considering a career in electric power and energy engineering.

Impact on the Community Scholarship
Sponsor: Silberstin, Awad & Miklos, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who can demonstrate their strong commitment to helping others. Applicant must submit an essay discussing the impact they have made on someone or something their community.

Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Andrew Flusche, PLC
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must also be a citizen or lawful resident of the United States. Applicant must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) about how to drive courteously.

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarships
Sponsor: Automotive Hall of Fame, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming college freshmen and upper-level undergraduate students. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have a sincere interest in an automotive career.

AWG Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Association for Women Geoscientists
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority female students who are enrolled full-time in a geosciences program who is African-American, Hispanic, or Native American.

Because College is Expensive Scholarship
Sponsor: Cedar Education Lending
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, adults looking to head back to school,current college students, and anyone else looking to attend college or graduate student. Applicant must fill out a short form.

Business Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently working towards a degree in a field of business such as Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, International Relations, Management, Political Science, Public Relations, etc. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

CAC Educational Scholarship Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: California Association of Collectors (CAC) Educational Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to California high school juniors and seniors who will be attending any accredited public or private college, university, or trade school within 12 months of the scholarship award. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to financial credit.

Diabetes Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas DWI Law Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are affected by diabetes. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to diabetes.

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