Assisting in your Future [ Scholarships ]
Need a little help finding ways to pay for college? We've listed several websites you can go to for help in finding financial aid or ways to earn scholarships. We have also created a guide for you, Scholarship Tips, to help you in your search.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – This is the application you must fill out in order to receive need-based scholarships, grants, loans, and financial aid from the federal government and the college(s) you apply to. You should submit the application as soon as possible. Your family's taxes should be done or be estimated in order to complete it. Submit it early to be eligible for the most grants and aid! To get a PIN (required to submit your FAFSA), go to their website.
Scholarship Databases/Search Engines
AZ CIS – Flowing Wells High School is implementing a new post-secondary planning Website. Among its features is a scholarship matching tool that will quickly match you with scholarships that you can apply for. Please see your counselor for a login code.
Fastweb – This scholarship internet supersite has information on thousands of local, state, and national scholarships as well as information on financial aid. Create a profile, and see Fastweb match you to scholarships you can apply for.
Latino College Dollars – This website has a vast list of scholarships that target Hispanic students.
Zinch – This website has a lot to offer for students in terms of getting connected to colleges. It also offers a scholarship matching tool.
Cappex – This website offers a database of $11 billion in Merit Scholarships. You can search for colleges as well.
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College Financial Aid Websites
When you receive an acceptance to a university or community college, visit the school's scholarship page for information on school-specific scholarships. This document contains general information for ASU, GCU, NAU, Pima, and U of A.
University of Arizona – Arizona Assurance – Students who have family income less than $42,400 are guaranteed funds to cover their full tuition, books, housing, and food costs.
Arizona State University – President Obama Scholars Program – Students who have family income less than $60,000 are guaranteed funds (minus expected family contribution) to cover their full tuition, books, housing, and food costs.
Pima Community College Chancellor’s Recognition Scholarship – Pima Community College is offering this one-year, FULL tuition scholarship to outstanding students who have excelled both academically and civically. You must have at least a 2.75 GPA and demonstrate participation in school and/or community activities. Students with non-traditional achievements are encouraged to apply.
Vanderbilt University - This prestigious university in Nashville, Tennessee guarantees to meet 100% of student need through grants, gift aid, and employment. Students will not need to take out loans.