All local scholarships will be advertised on the very bottom of this page. Information for other scholarships can be found in Naviance. When you log on to Naviance, click on the COLLEGES tab and at the bottom of the page you will see “Scholarships & Money” with helpful links.
Federal & National Scholarships
Below are some helpful links for finding federal and national financial aid and information about paying for college:
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (web version) – www.fafsa.ed.gov. A good resource for the FAFSA is the Ultimate FAFSA Resource Guide.
- WASFA – The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) administers state financial aid including the State Need Grant and the Washington Application for State Financial Aid, or WASFA, for undocumented individuals.
- www.fastweb.com – Free scholarship search service.
- www.finaid.org – Source for grants, loans, and scholarships.
- scholarships.simpletuition.com – For help finding scholarships for which you qualify.
- studentaid.ed.gov – A website of an office of the U.S. Department of Education that is an excellent comprehensive “how to” resource in both English and Spanish.
- Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund – www.apiasf.org – The nation’s largest non-profit provider of college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – www.consumerfinance.gov/paying-for-college/ – Get help to make informed financial decisions about how to pay for college. Start by comparing financial aid offers or understanding student loan repayment options.
Additional Scholarship Websites
- WSOS has a new Promotional Toolkit designed to make it easy for champions like you to spread the word about our open Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) application. With your help, we can reach eligible applicants in every corner of Washington state and ensure all students and families have access.
- TheWashBoard.org makes it simple. Connecting Washington students of all types with Washington scholarship providers.
- The Scholarship Junkies Scholarship Bank – Browse scholarships by category by clicking on the different category tabs that match the categories that you qualify for. Submit your scholarship essays to scholarshipjunkies.com and you’ll receive free feedback, revision, and editing.
- Big Future – Scholarship information provided by the College Board’s Annual Survey of Financial Aid Programs.
- College Greenlight – Connects first generation and underrepresented students to caring colleges, generous scholarships, and life-changing counselors and mentors.
- Unigo – Browse millions of scholarships.
- Scholarships 360 – Features a select number of reputable scholarships by category.
- scholarships.com – Provides an extensive scholarship directory.
- Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction Scholarship Matrix – A scholarship database managed by OSPI.
Check out the blogs below for local scholarships!
thewashboard.org – This is a website that helps connect Washington students of all types with Washington scholarship providers. Create a profile on their website and they will match you with scholarships for which you are most likely to qualify.