Financial Aid & Scholarships

College Prep Resources to Help SCA Students

Links and help for your college journey

Financial Aid Information

  • – a free resource on planning and paying for college
  • Fast Web – Videos on how to maximize financial aid
  • Who Gets Aid? – Most people are eligible for financial aid for college or career school. Different types of aid have different rules, called eligibility criteria, to determine who gets the aid. Find out more on this website.
  • WashBoard – Looking for scholarships? makes it simple. They connect Washington students of all types with Washington scholarship providers for free. 
  • College Cost Comparison Tool – Quickly compare current tuition and college costs  
  • FinAid! – Resources for scholarships, loans, and military aid
  • Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) – Identifies participating colleges whereby students can enroll in selected programs for reduced out-of-state tuition.
  • Discover FAFSA Assistant –  This interactive tool will help get you ready to complete the FAFSA application with tips and guidance based on your personal situation. 

Useful Links

Highlighted Scholarship Opportunities


CollegeBoard Opportunity Scholarship (Six parts with varying deadlines and amounts)
University Tutor Monthly Scholarship Contest (Monthly deadlines) Amount: $100
OppU Achievers Scholarship (4 Deadlines per year) Amount: $2,500

Nitro Scholarship (Monthly Deadlines: Amount: $2,000)
Pulse of Perseverance Scholarship (15th of Each Month) Amount: $1,000

March deadlines

Discover The Difference National Academic Scholarship (Deadline: March 20, 2023) Amount: $5,000

Zeta Omega Omega Scholarship (Deadline: March 20, 2023) Amount: $500-$4,000

Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program (Deadline: March 27, 2023) Amount: $10,000

Folds of Honor Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2023) Amount: $5,000

TwinStar Credit Union Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2023) Amount: $2,000

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship Fund (Deadline: March 31, 2023) Amount: $500-$5,000

Patricia Fisher Endowed Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2023) Amount: $500-$2,500

April deadlines

Project Yellow Light Video Contest Scholarship (Deadline: April 1, 2023) Amount: $8,000

Orchard Scholarship for Women of Color in STEM (Deadline: April 1, 2023) Amount: $2,500

Bernie Minsk Scholarship (Deadline: April 6, 2023) Amount: $2,000-$10,000

Overcoming Disability Scholarship (Deadline: April 13, 2023) Amount: $2,500

WWIN Star Scholars (Deadline: April 13, 2023) Amount: $5,000/renewable

American Bus Association Foundation Scholarships (Deadline: April 14, 2023) Amount: varies

INCIGHT Scholarship (Deadline: April 15, 2023) Amount: varies

Edmund F. Maxwell Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: April 28, 2023) Amount: $5,000/renewable

Washington Pointe Pest Control Scholarship (Deadline: April 29, 2023) Amount: $750

Lift Parts Express Scholarship (Deadline: April 30, 2023) Amount: $500