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Fond du Lac Area Foundation Scholarships 2017

The Fond du Lac Area Foundation Scholarships are available online.

The website is: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html

COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY CAMPUS SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Please check the college that you plan on attending for scholarships, often they will have their own to offer. If you are planning on attending a school within the UW system please use the following link to check their scholarship opportunities:

https://uwhelp.wisconsin.edu/counselors/navigating-financial-aid/uw-system-scholarship-links/

Often churches, insurance companies, places of work, stores, banks, and national organizations, etc... give scholarships. Be sure to check these sources for possible money. The Counseling Department will post on an ongoing basis miscellaneous scholarships that have been sent to the school. Listen to the daily announcements. It also is advisable to periodically stop by the Counseling Department to check the scholarship section. A copy of updated available scholarships can be picked up in the Counseling Department.

Specific Post-Secondary School Related Scholarships: Colleges, Universities, and Technical Colleges often have specific scholarships that students can apply for once they have been accepted. These scholarships are often based on class rank, grade point average, community involvement, ACT scores or special talents. Take initiative and ask the admissions office about potential scholarships, they don't always put them out there for everyone unless requested.

Online Scholarship Sites: There are a lot of different scholarships applications. Here are some resources that can link you to a scholarship that you may be qualified for.

  • Fastweb - Includes more than 600,000 scholarships worth more the $1 billion. Also offers expert advice and how-to's on financial aid, scholarships, selecting a major, choosing a career, and more.
  • Edvest - Learn more about special tax deductions and financial planning for college
  • Discover Colleges - Free private college information service as well as a $2,500 private scholarship drawing
  • Scholarship Resource Network (SRN) Express
  • UW Help - One stop shopping for information on admission, financial aid, scholarships, housing, credit transfer, majors, and programs
  • SchoolSoup - Scholarship Resource Network
  • Student Aid on the Web - The Internet's premiere destination for information on planning and paying for education beyond high school. Identify resources to pay for higher education.
  • US Bank Internet Scholarship Program- Check for an opportunity to find scholarship options and student banking
  • Wells Fargo - Free college-planning program designed for high school students
  • Scholarships.com

WARNING: If they ask you to put money down or for social security numbers they are usually a fraud.