Scholarships and Financial Aid

*As we receive scholarships, we will 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 8, 2021 at 12:30pm

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

Legacy Scholarship Instructions

REMEMBER- Hand in TWO copies for each scholarship to which you apply. If this presents a difficulty (or if the building is closed to visitors), for this year we are accepting forms submitted electronically as PDF files.

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.

 

Financial Aid Information

High school students and their parents are encouraged to join a live webinar or watch the recorded presentation to learn general information regarding the financial aid process. Just like a Financial Aid Night held at local high schools, we provide general information able to be used no matter what college or university students plan to attend. Topics include the elements of financial aid, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), private resources available, and more!

Two options for online presentations are available:

1. View the recorded Financing Education Beyond High School presentation

2. Attend one of the following Financing Education Beyond High School live virtual presentations:

View the supplemental resources:

*MM for Junior Jumpstart

 

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 2018 - 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 Michigan use their services.


External LinkFAFSA - Your first stop in financial aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Submit your FAFSA online form here.

External LinkMichigan Higher Education - The Michigan agency that can provide information on 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 Linkwww.FinancialAidToolKit.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 financial aid with links to scholarship searches.

 

External LinkScholarship Resources

  • View this site for individual 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 LinkFast web scholarship database
External LinkScholarship database
External Link4 Students scholarship database
External LinkSchool Soup scholarship database
External LinkAdvocacy scholarship database
External LinkStudent Scholarships database
External LinkZinch scholarship database
External LinkScholarship providers scholarship database
External LinkCappex Scholarship and College information
External LinkCHRISTIAN colleges scholarship search
External LinkUnited Negro College Fund
External LinkAmerican Legion Scholarships and Financial Aid
 

 

My Scholarship Tracker: Allows students to track scholarships, from initial interest through submission

Scholarships for women and girls

 

Related Links

External LinkFAFSA - Your first stop in financial aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Submit your FAFSA online form here.
External LinkMichigan Higher Education - The Michigan agency that can provide information on 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