Scholarships and Financial Aid

*As we receive scholarships for 2016-2017, we will begin to post them. Please check this website frequently!*

External LinkScholarship Resources

  • View this site for individual scholarships with deadlines and links to the applications.

 

Legacy Scholarship Fund

Applications Due January 13, 2017 at 12:30pm

External LinkLegacy Scholarship Funds, Inc. (Formerly known as Central Scholarship Funds, Inc.)

REMEMBER- Hand in TWO copies (generic application in front of specific scholarship) for each scholarship to which you apply.

Legacy Scholarship Funds, Inc. manages over 50 scholarships currently granting annual gifts to graduating high school seniors and college students. Each seeks students with different talents and study goals. Annual dollar amounts of scholarship awards vary each year based on our investment earnings.  Amounts vary from $250 to $2500 or more.  Please note that the scholarships are available only to those high schools listed after the description of the scholarship.

External LinkGeneric Application - Students MUST complete and attach a copy of this form to EVERY LEGACY scholarship to which they apply.

Legacy Scholarship Workshops at Walled Lake Central ClickHere

Financial Aid Resources

 

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Information

DO THIS NOW:

  1. Create an account on www.FAFSA.gov
  2. Request PIN for both student and parent
  3. College Goal Sunday 2015 - Use link and check "Locations" for details. College Goal Sunday will help you complete the FAFSA, accurately and on time. This is a FREE service and many Walled Lake and families in Michgian use their services.

External LinkGUIDE to informatoin about the FAFSA - Not intended to sponsor a specific college or university.
External LinkFAFSA - Your first stop in financial aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Submit your FAFSA on line from here.
External LinkStudent Aid on the Web - This is the Federal Student Aid Gateway—the source for free information, guidance and tools for federal student assistance—from the U.S. Department of Education's office of Federal Student Aid. You will have access to information on federal student financial aid and access sources of nonfederal aid. FAFSA is also accessible from this site.
External LinkMichigan Higher Education - The Michigan agency that can provide information of state education programs, colleges, and universities, student aid assistance programs, grants, scholarships, continuing education programs and career opportunities.

 
Please use the following links as a GUIDE to information about the FAFSA and financial aid.  It is not intended to sponsor a specific college or university:


External LinkFinancialAidToolKit.ed.gov: This was designed for those who advise students about financial aid.
External LinkFinancialAidToolkit.ed.gov/resources: This offers a searchable library of handouts, videos, and PowerPoint Presentations.
External LinkFinancialAidToolKit.ed.gov/tk/announcements.jsp: Shares the latest scoop from the FAFSA office when there's something new happening in the world of federal student aid. Be sure to subscribe to the RSS feed so you'll always know when a new announcement has been added.
External LinkFinancialAidToolKit.ed.gov/fafsa: This is meant to be a site for Counselors to provide tips and talking points. This still contains important information for parents and students.
External LinkCollege Week Presentation- FAFSA - Explains FAFSA and all financail aid with links to scholarship searche.
External LinkCollege Week Presentation- Michigan aid and scholarship searches - Explains Michigan aid and has links to scholarships searches.
External LinkMichigan Promise Scholarship Program - This State of Michigan site is where students need to go and "certify" in order to receive their Michigan Promise Scholarship. You must notify the state as to which school you are attending in order to receive that scholarship. Contact them by fall. They will also clarify any questions you may have about The Michigan Promise Scholarship. You could also call them at: 1-888-4 GRANTS (1-888-447-2687)

PDF DocumentFinancail Aid Checklist
PDF DocumentFAFSA Web Worksheet
PDF DocumentCorrections to publication "Funding you Education"
PDF DocumentFederal Student Aid at a Glance
PDF DocumentPaying for College in Michigan
PDF DocumentFastWeb Quick Reference Guide
PDF DocumentPrivate Scholarship Information

Scholarship Resources

*As we receive scholarships for 2015-2016, we will begin to post them. Please check this website frequently!*

External LinkScholarship Resources

  • View this site for indiviudual scholarships with deadlines and links to the applications.

 

Helpful Scholarship Links

External LinkCollege Scholarships
External Linkscholarships.com

FREE links for Scholarships and Financial Aid

Financial Aid

External LinkOfficial site for Federal Student Aid 
External LinkOfficial FAFSA information
External LinkMichigan Student Financial Aid

Scholarships

External LinkFREE scholarship data base (fastweb)
External LinkFREE scholarship data base (scholarships)
External LinkFREE scholarship data base (4students)
External LinkFREE scholarship data base (schoolsoup)
External LinkFREE scholarship data base (advocacy)
External LinkFREE scholarship data base (studentscholarships)
External LinkFREE scholarship data base (zinch)
External LinkFREE scholarship data base (scholarshipproviders)
External LinkScholarship and College information (cappex)
External LinkCHRISTIAN colleges scholarship search
External LinkUnited Negro College Fund
External LinkAmerican Legion Scholarships and Financial Aid
External LinkCareer Cruising Scholarships

Related Links

External LinkFAFSA - Your first stop in financial aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Submit you FAFSA on line from here.
External LinkMichigan Higher Education - The Michigan agency that can provide information of state education programs, colleges, and universities, student aid assistance programs, grants, scholarships, continuing education programs and career opportunities.
External LinkStudent Aid on the Web - This is the Federal Student Aid Gateway—the source for free information, guidance and tools for federal student assistance—from the U.S. Department of Education's office of Federal Student Aid. You will have access to information on federal student financial aid and access sources of nonfederal aid. FAFSA is also accessible from this site.
External LinkDemystifying the FAFSA - Good info about the FAFSA which everyone needs to complete as part of their financial aid process.
External LinkDirectory of Accredited Online Colleges and Universities - Complete Directory of Accredited Online Colleges and Universities of 2013