Scholarships - GastonCountyScholarships.com
Welcome to GastonCountyScholarships.com! This page is the starting point for scholarship searches for students attending Gaston County Schools. Our master scholarship database can be found at ScholarshipPlus.com/Gaston. All scholarship information that our high school counselors have access to can be found using ScholarshipPlus.com/Gaston. At the bottom of this page are applications of scholarships listed in Scholarship Plus that are available for download. These pages should be a main source of scholarships outside of the scholarships available from your prospective college or university. It is constantly in the process of being updated because scholarship information becomes available at various times.
Detailed information about the scholarships for the links below can be found at ScholarshipPlus.com/Gaston. Some of these are applications that come to our counselors in a paper form only. We scan the paper applications we receive and create an application that be typed using your computer and post them here for downloading. Previously, these were scholarships that were only available from the school counselors at each high school. PLEASE NOTE: New applications will be added as new scholarships become available.If you find any problems with any of the scholarship links on this page, or if you have questions, please contact Dr. Ami Parker, Director of Counseling Services, at 704-810-8813 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.Please note that there may be more than one page of scholarships listed. Please click MORE at the bottom to see additional scholarship opportunities.
FAFSA Frenzy- Financial Aid Assistance
Need help processing financial aid? Need help filling out the FAFSA?
There's still time to get financial assistance to attend college in Fall 2020.|
Go to www.fafsafrenzync.com for answers to your questions and important information about the financial aid process.
From the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will provide information in a series of virtual Mini-Camp College webinars later this summer, starting with “How to Begin A College Search During COVID-19”. At this point, we do not have a specific date set, but use the registration information to make sure you are on the email list when event dates are finalized.
Strive Virtual College Exploration
Login to strviescan.com/virtual/ to explore college information, available until May 8, 2020.
450 colleges share information representing 47 states and 13 countries
There are recordings for any sessions that have already passed and some are live through May 8.
Here are some videos explaining financial aid terms and next steps in the financial aid process. You can access from the website or from Youtube.
http://mappingyourfuture.org/ downloads/ WhatHappensAfterYourFileTheFAF SA.mp4
Interested in a career in teaching? N.C. State is offering a five day, residential summer program focused on leadership and a career in education. All expenses are paid except for travel to and from the program at N.C. State. You may be nominated by your school or submit a self nomination. More information available at NC State Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT).
Please check the attached newsletter for scholarship opportunities with May, June, and summerl deadlines.
Please check with your school counseling department for school deadlines for nomination scholarships.
Other Scholarship Resources
Scholarships for students with Disabilities - Students with disabilities and health conditions have barriers that other students do not have. Luckily, many scholarship providers want to help students with disabilities and health conditions (and sometimes their loved ones and caretakers) by offering scholarships open specifically to students like them. Some scholarships are open to all disabilities, while others are specific about their disability or health condition requirement. https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/disability/
September Scholarships from JLV College Counseling https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/september-scholarships/
October Scholarships from JLV College Counseling https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/october-scholarships/
Chegg Monthly Scholarship
This textbook company gives away $1,000 to a senior each month. Award: $1,000 To apply: https://www.chegg.com/scholarships
Scholarship Resources for Children of Military Veterans - If you are the dependent of a Military Veteran please check out our resources list we created for our students - http://bit.ly/Scholarships4VeteranDependents
RaiseMe (9-12) - FREE way to earn Micro-Scholarships to over 230 Colleges. Students create a FREE account and earn scholarships for their good grades, their involvement in sports and clubs, community service hours, and taking tests like the PSAT. Students can build a Portfolio of their achievements, Follow Colleges, and watch their scholarship earnings pile up!
List of Colleges here - https://www.raise.me/colleges Create your FREE account here - https://www.raise.me
FASTWEB (9-12) - Provides a FREE college and scholarship search. Students create a FREE account and have access to over 1.5 million scholarships. www.fastweb.com
GoingMerry (9-12) - GoingMerry is a new scholarship resource where you can apply to multiple scholarships for FREE. Create an account and it will match you with scholarships, allow you to apply directly, and auto fill your information for each application. To join click here - https://app.goingmerry.com/c/mathieuc-oz0k4