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Scholarships / Financial Aid

There should be no reason to pay a fee to apply for any scholarship - usually scholarships asking for a fee are a hoax - don't fall victim to this!

Need Help Finding Scholarships?


  • Local / State Scholarships
  • National Scholarships
  • Other Resources

Students should also check Schoology for local / state scholarship information.

Scholarship Due Date
WREA Lineman Scholarship No Due Date
Christensen & Hymas General Scholarship August 1, 2018
Divorce Matters Scholarship May 31, 2018
Wyoming Trucking Association February 29, 2018
Wyoming Auctioneers Association February 15, 2018
Carbon Power & Light Scholarships February 5, 2018
National Honor Society Scholarship (See NHS Advisor for directions) January 30, 2018
ASUW Leadership Scholarship January 15, 2018
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program January 4, 2018
Future of Assisted Living Scholarship December 31, 2017
University of Wyoming Assocation Scholarships December 30, 2017

 

  •  FastWeb!: Search Over 1.3 Mil. Scholarships Free & Easy Registration. FastWeb is the largest, most accurate and most frequently updated scholarship database. If you supply an email address, they will notify you when new awards that match your profile are added to the database. You can even submit an electronic application to some of the scholarships listed in the FastWeb scholarship database, saving you time and money. FastWeb also includes a college search and numerous other student resources.

Description: FastWeb! High School Student Bulletin

FastWeb Quick Reference Guide

  • Scholarships: This site offers a free search after registration and profile development. The search results include an indication of the value of the scholarship, maximum awarded, due date and relevance to your situation as well as a way to select offerings that are placed in a "my scholarships" folder.
  • Student Scholarships: This site has an option for parents and counselors you can view some scholarships immediately OR you can register for free to search over 24,000 scholarships.
  • Scholarship Experts: They are one of the most comprehensive free online scholarship searches available to students, parents, and educators.
  • Go College: Comprehensive resource covering college admissions, financial aid, educational options, and surviving college.
  • Continually watch and apply for scholarships posted by Mrs. Burke.
  • Check with the financial aid office at the college/university you plan to attend to see what available scholarships they have available early on in the year.

 

FSA ID

The FSA ID - a username and password - has replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN and must be used to log in certain U.S. Department of Education websites. You FSA ID confirms your identity when you access your financial aid information and electronically sign Federal Student Aid documents. If you do not already have an FSA ID you can create one when logging into fafsa.gov.

FAFSA

Electronically submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All students interested in financial aid for college will need to complete this form.

Need Help with your FAFSA?

  • Call 1-800-4-FED-AID
    • Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time)
    • Saturday, (8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

 

DEADLINES vary from school to school and state to state, but a good rule of thumb is to have it done by the end of February of your senior year.

Hints for Completing Scholarship Applications:

  1. If you meet the basic requirements for an award……… APPLY!
  2. ALWAYS include a COVER LETTER specifically tailored to the scholarship. It’s a good rule-of-thumb to include a résumé even if they don’t ask for one.
  3. Always read the application form completely before you start filling it out. Make sure that you’re complete and concise, but also creative! Many forms that are not complete are thrown out.
  4. Clearly emphasize your ambitions, goals, and what makes you DIFFERENT from other applicants -“TOOT” your horn!
  5. ALWAYS have someone proofread your letters AND applications.
  6. If you are required to send an application letter make sure they are neat AND clean! Write legibly or type the application form - it looks more professional.
  7. Keep copies of your cover letters, applications, essays, and letters of recommendations and make a list of those scholarships you applied for.
  8. NEVER become discouraged - NEVER talk yourself out of applying. You have just as good of a chance to receive the scholarship than any other applicant.

 

Need additional help? Contact Deb Burke @ (307) 327-5442 Ext. 4009 or dburke@crb2.org.