Looking for scholarships? The website http://www.scholarshiphelp.org, offers general information about the process. For the quick version, try these steps to obtain financial aid:
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Code Number for Druid Hills: 110162
1. First, communicate with the financial aid office of any schools that interest you. All colleges offer some aid, some more than others. It pays to do this early so that you can plan ahead for deadlines and to see what kind of extra aid you may need. Any aid that is based on financial need requires that the FAFSA form be filled out. The website is: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
2. Second, take a look at the information below. Always check with the scholarship websites for the latest information.
|3. Third, you might want to try a website such as www.Fastweb.com which will give you more ideas of what is out there. The downside is that it will increase your email. It takes some effort and research on your part to obtain scholarships, but even small awards may have other advantages such as looking good for college admissions, increasing experience in competition, meeting influential people, networking and other benefits that may not be directly related to the amount of the scholarship. |
|4. Fourth, take a look at DeKalb Schools Online Scholarship Guide DeKalb Schools Online Scholarship Guide. This website provides information on scholarships, tips for getting scholarships, and resource links.|
|5. Fifth, Minority Scholarships can be located at http://www.blackexcel.org/200-Scholarships.html. It offers students a 200 Free Scholarship List created by Black Excel.|
|6. How Do I Apply For Federal Student Aid? Click here to find out. (This article and additional information can also be found at http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/publications.jsp by clicking on the PDF file under Federal Student Aid Fact Sheets.)|
7. Finally, for a resource page for scholarhsips, go to http://www.usfirst.org/aboutus/scholarships for information. This link provides students with institution specific scholarship information.
*** Remember that the Hope Scholarship will pay a portion of in state public school tuition for any student who is a legal resident of Georgia if he or she has a GPA of 3.0 or better. The Zell Miller Scholarship will pay in state public school tuition for any student who is a legal resident of Georgia if he or she has a GPA of 3.7 or better and an SAT score of 1200 (Critical Reading and Math on one test date) or an ACT composite score of 26 or better.