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

Prudential Emerging Visionaries (Deadline: November 2, 2022) Amount: up to $15,000

"Haz La U" Hispanic Heritage Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: November 13, 2022) Amount: $10,000

Elks Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: November 14, 2022) Amount: $1,000-$12,500

NACME Engineering Scholarship (Deadline: November 15, 2022) Amount: $5,000

ActSix Full Leadership Scholarship (Deadline: November 15, 2022) Amount Full Tuition

James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists (Deadline: November 15, 2022) Amount: $2,500

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: November 17, 2022) Amount: Full Tuition

National Honor Society Scholarship (Deadline: November 30, 2022) Amount: $3,000-$25,000

Dwellsy Scholarship (Deadline: November 30, 2022) Amount: $2,000

Overcoming the Impossible Scholarship (Deadline: November 30, 2022) Amount: $1,000

Value of Mentorship Scholarship (Deadline: November 30, 2022) Amount: $1,000

Jeffrey Lichtman Community Service Scholarship (Deadline: November 30, 2022) Amount: $1,000

Dell Scholars (Deadline: December 1, 2022) Amount: $20,000

Luigi Wewege Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: December 1, 2022) Amount: $1,500

Your Time to Climb Scholarship (Deadline: December 1, 2022) Amount: $2,000

Silberman & Lam Rise Above Scholarship (Deadline: December 1, 2022) Amount: $1,000

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship (Deadline: December 6, 2022) Amount: $2,500

Burger King Scholarship (Deadline: December 15, 2022) Amount: $1,000-$5,000

Medical Scrubs Collection Scholarship (Deadline: December 15, 2022) Amount: $1,000

Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship (Deadline: December 20, 2022) Amount: $1,000

Schaefer Halleen’s Social Equity Scholarship (Deadline: December 30, 2022) Amount: $1,000

George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest (Grades 9-12; Deadline: December 31, 2022) Amount: $5,000

Annual Strive to be the Best Criminal Lawyer (Deadline: December 31, 2022) Amount: $2,500

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program (Deadline: January 5, 2023) Amount: Up to $40,000

The Coolidge Scholarship (Deadline: February 23, 2022) Amount: Full Tuition