Top Six Reasons to Apply for College Scholarships
- Scholarships make education easier to access and level the playing field for all economic levels.
- They could give you access to more colleges.
- Scholarships often come with additional non-monetary support from the organization or school offering it.
- They could help you network with other like-minded scholars.
- Scholarships can give you more experience in your field of choice by requiring volunteer service in that field.
- They can give your résumé a boost.
Scholarship Season is January - April!
Begin Your Scholarship Search Right Here!
Local scholarships GLCPS students have applied for and received:
- Dr. Irwin and Joan Jacobs Scholarship
- $8,750.00 per year for 4 years, $8,750.00 per year
- One GLCPS student is awarded this scholarship each year
- LGBTQ+ Scholarship
- Charles Lewin Interfaith Scholarship
- Cape Verdean Recognition Scholarship
Visit the GLCPS College & Career Center for more information.
PREPARING TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS
- Track Applications and Requirements on a Planner or Calendar
Print Copies of Current Transcript
Print Copies of Résumé
Print Copies of College Acceptance
Print Copies of SAR Financial Aid Report (FAFSA)
Write Scholarship Essay or Modify College Application Essay to Fit the Specific Scholarship