College Board's Scholarship Search
Offering 2,300 sources of financial aid and over $3 billion in scholarship awards, the College Board's scholarship search resource could put you on the right track to financing your education—and fast! To start your search, be sure to fill out the detailed questionnaire on the site to narrow down specific awards that satisfy your financial needs. While you're browsing the College Board's scholarship selection, see if you're eligible to apply for the Coca-Cola Community Colleges Academic Scholarship! If you're at a small, local school this $1,000-$2,000 award could be right up your alley.
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AUBURN COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATION
Each year The Auburn community donates over $130,000 to seniors graduating from the Auburn School District. Every senior attending Auburn public schools is eligible to apply for these scholarships that help enable them to continue their training and education beyond high school.
By completing this one application, seniors can be considered for one or more of the 260+ scholarships good for technical, two-year, and four-year colleges! A link to the application appears here during the open window, typically November into March.
A completed application can be sent as an email attachment to Ms. Lutton at JLUTTON@auburn.wednet.edu. Letters of recommendation are now optional. They can be included as email attachments as well if you opt to include them. Students who need assistance with the application should contact the College & Career Counselor from their school well in advance of the due date:
- Auburn Senior High School – Mr. Morrow email@example.com
- Auburn Riverside High School – Mr. Mead SMEAD@auburn.wednet.edu
- Auburn Mountainview High School – Ms. Glenisky firstname.lastname@example.org
- West Auburn High School – Ms. Veazey email@example.com
The application is now due by May 8th. Note, this is a revised date from March 27th.
College Scholarships & Financial Aid
There are thousands of scholarships available every year to students. These scholarships allow students to supplement financial aid packages that may not cover the entire cost of tuition and fees or living expenses. Below are some of the most reputable scholarship programs and search sites for those seniors considering post-secondary learning opportunities. Use the search sites to build a profile and access many scholarships for which you qualify.
Washington State Scholarship Programs
- The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS)supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care.
- Act Six Scholarship:Act Six is a leadership and full-tuition scholarship program that connects local faith-based community affiliates with faith- and social justice-based colleges
- Governor’s Scholarship:The Washington State Governors’ Scholarship for Foster Youth is a scholarship program that helps students in/from foster care continue their education and earn a college degree.
- Leadership 1000 Scholarship:The Leadership 1000 scholarship is for students attending a four-year college or university in Washington state and have at least a 2.75 high school GPA.
Women’s University Club of Seattle Foundation Scholarships: The Women’s University Club of Seattle Foundation invites you to apply for one of five $10,000 scholarships. Selection is based on a young woman’s character, scholarship, and achievements related to her school and community that are above and beyond her school’s requirement for community service to graduate. Applications are available online at http://www.washboard.org under the search name Women’s University Club of Seattle Foundation.
Scholarship Search Sites
- The WashBoard -- Connects WA students of all types with Washington scholarship providers….for FREE. Whether you’ll be attending in state or out, you save time by entering your profile once and letting them find the scholarship opportunities that fit. theWashBoard.org is spam-free and will never sell your information.
- Scholarship Junkies -- Scholarship Junkies is a free, student-run nonprofit that provides a comprehensive online scholarship database and essay-revision services for students. The group was originally founded at the University of Washington in 2008.
Starting October 1st, all seniors should go to https://fafsa.gov/ and complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Beware of scholarship scams! DO NOT pay any organization or individual to apply for scholarships or for scholarship lists. Legitimate scholarships NEVER ask for an application fee.
Looking for assistance with the college application process? Visit the College & Career Center at your high school for help.