Financial Aid & Scholarship Opportunities
Warning! Avoid scholarship scams. Beware of any service that wants you to pay for a scholarship search. Most scholarships are listed online or in your local library for free.
Scam Warning Signs
• You have to pay a fee or “taxes”
• Money-back offers or guarantees
• Credit card or back account information required
• Provides “exclusive” information
Financial Aid Resources:
- Christian Connector
- College Answer
- Merit Aid
- National Merit Scholarship
- Princeton Review
- College Confidential
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
Lift Parts Express Scholarship (Deadline: June 30, 2015) Amount: $500. To be eligible for the LPE Scholarship you must: be either a current senior in high school or a freshman or sophomore in a college/university, be a legal resident of the United States or Canada, enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2015, and submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline. Going to college is a big financial commitment. Applicants are required to write an essay that outlines how much you expect to spend to finish your schooling, how you intend to pay for your schooling, and what you expect your job to be once you are finished your schooling. There is no word limit for the essay. For an application, visit http://www.forkliftpartswashington.com.
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Western Region (Deadline: July 8, 2015 at 11:59 EST) Amount: Varies. This scholarship is for full-time undergraduate or graduate students at a school in one of the designated Western region states (includes Washington). Eligible students musthave a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, with a Korean heritage studying in the U.S. regardless of citizenship status, and able to demonstrate need for financial assistance. For more information, please visit http://www.kasf.org/western.