Most scholarships are based on your ACT/SAT scores, Grade Point Average, your involvement in extracurricular activities, and community service.
Athletic Scholarships are offered at the Division 1 and Division 2 level of the NCAA and the NAIA.
Please see Eligibility Center for NCAA and NAIA. You must register with the NCAA and NAIA and meet all requirements to recieve an athletic scholarship.
All students should fill out a FAFSA beginning on January 1.
If you are interested in estimating financail aid you will be elegible for college, you can compelte the FAFSA4caster.
Our scholarship station is located in the marked filing cabinet inside the counseling office reception area. The following information can be located at the station:
- Copies of scholarships that Simon Kenton has received.
- Local Scholarships offered to Kenton County residents and students who have attended local elementary or middle schools. (Available in the Spring)
- Affording Higher Education which provides a description of each scholarship available at individual colleges or universities in the state of Kentucky.
- Miscellaneous: College/University newsletters, various scholarship information.
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The counseling office also provides a Scholarship Summary that has a description of scholarships that have been provided to Simon Kenton for distribution to our students. Additional information and forms can be picked up at the Scholarship Station.
Scholarship Search Engine This valuable tool allows the entry of a student's personal and academic information. Parents and other non-students will be entering information as well. Once entered, the scholarship search engine searches the database, of more than 8,000 funding sources comprised of more than 600,000 individual awards, and selects those matching the student's profile. It provides each funding source's eligibility requirements, due dates, number of awards, award amounts, and contact information.
www.acinet.org - Search more than 5,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and other financial aid opportunities. Select Category Search or Keyword Search. Choose selections from at least one category below. See Scholarship Search Help below for additional information about the scholarship process and tips for using this tool.
www.collegeanswer.com - Your search will provide access to an award database that contains more than 2.8 million scholarships worth over 16 billion dollars, and is expanded and updated daily.
www.collegedata.com - Find the scholarships that are looking for students like you — with your academic qualifications, interests, and other personal characteristics. To learn more about the scholarships in your results, view the CollegeData Scholarship Profiles. Find a scholarship you want to apply for? Save it to your Data Locker.
www.collegescholarsips.com - New scholarships are posted monthly. This free quality information includes all of the details you need to apply now, including eligibility requirements, deadlines, amounts, contact name, address, phone number and website of the scholarship sponsor.
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ The Free Application for Student Aid is the first step in applying for student aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), is the fundamental qualifying form used for all federal and government-guaranteed commercial lenders' programs—as well as for many state, regional and private student aid programs. By filling out the online or paper FAFSA, applicants start the process of qualifying for aid.
www.fastweb.com - is the nation's largest, most accurate, and most frequently updated scholarship database online.
www.Findtuition.com Find Tuition is a subscription based scholarship search service that allows users to search and manage scholarship opportunities. It allows you to search for national awards, school sponsored awards, etc.
http://gohigherky.org The Go Higher KY website is your complete guide to attending college in Kentucky. Go Higher KY allows a student to create an account that will insert their information into financial aid and college applications, visit college campuses virtually, and more.
http://www.kasfaa.com/ Founded in 1966, the Kentucky Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Inc. (KASFAA) is a dynamic professional organization established to serve practitioners, users, and providers of student financial aid programs. This effort occurs in an environment of shaping of ideas--thus promoting opportunities, equity, and access in and to higher education. KASFAA sponsors College Goal Sunday. College Goal Sunday offers help to students and families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid application.
www.kheaa.comwww.kheaa.com The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) is a public corporation and governmental agency and instrumentality of the Commonwealth established in 1966 to improve students’ access to higher education. To that end, KHEAA administers several financial aid programs and disseminates information about higher education opportunities. The Commonwealth of Kentucky has several financial aid programs that are administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). The link will provide detailed information about the student financial aid programs administered by KHEAA which are the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship, the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship, College Access Program, Kentucky Tuition Grant, KHEAA Teacher Scholarship, Early Childhood Development Scholarship, Mary Jo Young Scholarship, Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship, KHEAA Work-Study, Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust, and Kentucky’s Affordable Prepaid Tuition.
www.scholarshipexperts.com - ScholarshipExperts.com has been helping parents and
students find scholarships for over five years. We constantly update our database to provide the most accurate scholarship information available. Forget sorting through books and other websites -- just fill out our free scholarship profile and instantly find out which scholarships fit your unique needs, interests and background.
In 2003, we began awarding the Dale E. Fridell Memorial Scholarship, the Get Out of Debt Scholarship and the Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship. As years pass and our charitable giving increases, we create new scholarships for different types of students. In 2004, we added the Art School Scholarships, Nursing School Scholarships, Vocational-Technical Scholarships and Teacher Scholarships.
http://www.studentloanpeople.com/index.html The Student Loan People was created by the 1978 Kentucky General Assembly as an independent municipal corporation to make, finance, service, and collect educational loans. Its mission is to promote Kentucky’s higher education opportunities by providing the lowest cost loan programs and related services. The Student Loan People is the sister agency of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority and is the state’s only public, nonprofit student loan provider. The Student Loan People offers the lowest cost student loans in Kentucky and provides millions of dollars annually for additional student awards for the College Access Program (CAP) Grant, Kentucky Tuition Grant (KTG), and other KHEAA.
Scholarships for students with learning disabilities.
http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm - The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of an undergraduate degree in one of the following areas: history, political science, economics, government or nursing.
http://www.mensafoundation.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Scholarships1 - The Mensa Education & Research Foundation college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need.
www.artofproblemsolving.com/Wiki/index.php/Mathematics_scholarships - The following list of mathematics scholarships is primarily for American students. This list can be reorganized to incorporate scholarship programs in other countries. Just make that reorganization as clear and as clean as possible.
www.bu.edu/eng/events - Boston University College of Engineering Examination Competition offers full tuition scholarships to Boston University for the top six scores nationwide. Go to the web site for more details.
http://education.nasa.gov/divisions/higher/overview/F_pathfinder_scholarship.html - NASA is currently developing the Science and Technology Scholarship Program. This scholarship-for-service program will provide both scholarship and internship opportunities to undergraduate students pursuing degrees in engineering, mathematics, computer science and physical/life sciences.
www.micron.com - The Micron Science and Technology Scholars Program is a merit-based scholarship competition recognizing excellence in academics and leadership. Each year, the program awards a top prize of a $55,000 college scholarship and up to twelve $16,500 scholarships for a total of up to $253,000. In addition, each scholar selected also wins a one-time $1,000 cash grant for his/her high school.
www.microsoft.com/college/ss_overview.mspx - Microsoft offers four types of technical scholarships to current undergraduate students: General Scholarships, Women's Scholarships, Underrepresented Minority Scholarships, and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities.
http://www.nacme.org/scholarships/ - NACME is widely known as the nation's largest private source of scholarships for African American, American Indian and Latino women and men in engineering. Over 15 percent of all minority engineering graduates since 1974 have received scholarship support from NACME and are now leaders in government, industry and academia.
http://www.nspe.org/scholarships/sc-home.asp - Intended to support talented students studying engineering, these scholarships are made possible through generous contributions from NSPE members, corporations, and friends of NSPE.
www.pheaa.org - The SciTech Scholarship and the Technology Scholarship are both awarded through the New Economy Technology Scholarship (NETS) Program. These scholarships make financial aid available if you are an undergraduate studying in approved science or technology fields.
www.siemens-foundation.org - The Siemens Foundation provides nearly $2 million in college scholarships and awards each year for talented high school students in the United States.
http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/engscholar/ - In recognition of the important contributions made by engineers in improving the quality of our lives, particularly those related to mobility, SAE is proud to be able to offer a number of scholarships to qualified students who are interested in the study of engineering and related sciences. These scholarships are made possible by the support of the corporate and academic community.
www.transportation.ky.gov/scholarship/ - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet awards 10-20 new Scholarships each year to qualifying students who are interested in attending the University of Kentucky (UK) or Western Kentucky University (WKU) to obtain a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE). Students may also attend the University of Louisville (U of L) J. B. Speed School of Engineering to obtain their BSCE and their Masters in Engineering (MEng). Students may also attend pre-engineering courses at Kentucky State University (KSU) or through the Kentucky Community and Technical College (KCTCS) system and finish their Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) at one of the accredited institutions.
www.xerox.com/jobs/minority-scholarships/enus.html - In demonstration of our commitment to the academic success of minority students and to the cultivation and recruitment of qualified minority employees in technical fields, scholarships are available in the amount $1,000 - $10,000 (depending on tuition balance, academic excellence and classification)
http://transportation.ky.gov/Education/Pages/Scholarships.aspx - Engineering in Kentucky.
http://www.aitp.org/ncc/ncc2005/RHTScholarship.html - Robert Half Technology and the Association of Information Technology Professionals are pleased to offer $2,500 scholarships to two outstanding AITP Student Members pursuing studies in Information Technology. The scholarships will be awarded based on demonstrated academic achievement, leadership activities, community service and future career interests. The winners will be recognized during the 10th Annual AITP National Collegiate Conference awards banquet in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday evening, April 9, 2005.
http://www.bpwusa.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3381 - The BPW Foundation established the Career Advancement Scholarship Program in 1969 to provide financial assistance to disadvantaged women seeking to further their education. Scholarships are provided to women who wish to advance in their careers, or are soon to enter or re-enter the workforce. The Foundation has awarded more than $6 million in scholarships, grants, and loans to over 8,000 women seeking to improve their lives.
http://www.collegescholarships.org/scholarships/it-students.htm Information Technology is a broad field of study that encompasses everything from network basics to web design, data analysis and systems infrastructure.
http://www.edfoundation.org/ - Welcome! The Foundation for Information Technology Education serves as the research and development arm of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP).
http://www.knowledgematters.com/scholarships/ - The Virtual Business Scholarship will be available during the 2007-2008 school year. Please watch our site for details or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be notified when more information becomes available.
http://www.nfib.com/page/YoungEntrepreneurFoundation - The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award program was established to raise awareness among the nation's youth of the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America. The scholarships recognize and honor the students who receive them and provide financial assistance to both the students and their parents who must finance higher education. Since 2003, the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation has awarded 1,538 scholarships to graduating high-school seniors totaling $1,609,000.
http://www.straightforwardmedia.com/business-school/ - Welcome to StraightForward Media's Business School Scholarship program! We offer four scholarships a year exclusively to business students.
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/communications.html - Scholarship search engine.
Sources of Aid
www.fastweb.com - Scholarship Search
www.americorps.gov - AmeriCorps
www.cityyear.org - City Year
profileonline.collegeboard.com - CSS/Financial Aid Profile
www.direct.ed.gov - Direct Loans
www.studentloans.gov - Student Loans
www.nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator - College Search
www.college.gov - College
Choosing a Major/Career
www.monstercollege.com - Monster College
www.stats.bls.gov - Bureau of Labor Statisctics