Money, Money, Money

Posted: September 27, 2012 by UI Upward Bound in Uncategorized

Scholarships are a form of financial aid that student apply for and do not have to repay. Scholarships are awarded by public and private organizations as well as specific colleges. It is important for students to thoroughly research the institution or organization providing the scholarship and make sure that they are safe with their personal information. Students and families should never pay to apply for a scholarship or to receive scholarship information.

How do I search for scholarships? 

There are many scholarship databases available online and in the community. It is very important that students be smart with their personal information. If you need help with scholarship information or applications, work with your high school counselor to get connected to the right resources.

Start the scholarship search process by completing a profile at each one of these scholarship databases:


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