Deputy Chief, College & Career Readiness
Dr. Fredrick McDowell440 North Broad Street
2nd Floor, Portal A
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Current Open Scholarships
Applicant must be within the ages of 18 to 25.
Applicant must be currently enrolled at an accredited high
school, college or university in the United States by selection
date or enrolled at an accredited high school, college or
university in the United States during the time of submission.
Students must create a video pitch for a company they would
like to start.
Applicant must submit application through our online form.Deadlines
Scholarship submission due by December 31st.
Winning submission selected by January 31st.
Athletic Scholarships (For Student Athletes) - Athletic Scholarships are for student athletes who are being recruited by perspective colleges or universities and the coaches of those universities make the decision as to whom they offer these scholarships. If you believe that you are a student athlete worthy of receiving an "athletic scholarship" please contact the colleges or university coaches.
Fast Web - Great site to find additional scholarships to pay for college.
Additional Scholarship Websites - Click the link for a list of more scholarship websites.
Scholarship Coach, Vol 8 - Scholarship America wants to make sure the high cost of college doesn't keep students from earning their degrees, we're happy to bring you the latest free ebook in our Scholarship Coach series.This free e-book features more than 50 pages of highlights, tips and tricks for scholarship seekers in high school and college!
Scholarships for Undocumented Students - This link will take you to a book created by MALDEF that provides scholarship information in english and spanish for students of latino/hispanic heritage.
Scholarship Essay - If you need tips on writing a scholarship essay, click on the link for resources.
Financial Aid - If you are looking for some help obtaining money from the government for college, this section will give accurate and up-to-date information regarding financial aid during the school year.
Paying for College
Don't know how you are going to pay for college?
For federal government assistance, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) Application.
For the Class of 2016, the new FAFSA will open on January 1st, 2016.
Make sure that you visit the correct website: www.fafsa.ed.gov
Once you complete your FAFSA, you will have the opportunity to apply for the state grant that also provides free money for college. Do not lose out on that extra money! If you do not see the link, please make sure to log in to PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Authority) to apply for the state grant and for additional resources on how to find more funding for college.
Please note that scholarships are available now and you should be researching and applying for them throughout the school year!
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