The Right Guidance for College and Career Success: Maximizing Your Educational Investment

Searching and Applying for Scholarships

Searching and applying for grants and scholarships is an ongoing process. To seek out the right grants and scholarships, students generally need to:

  • Choose the right scholarships to apply for (some require good academics – merit based; and some require a certain financial standing – need based)
  • Apply for the grant or scholarship
  • Have letters of recommendation
  • Write some type of application and essay
  • Fill out the FAFSA 

The links below can help guide you in securing grants and scholarships.

1. Local

2. State

3. College Based

  • All private schools have grants and scholarships for students who are accepted.
  • Some California UC and CSU schools have grants and scholarships based on Merit or Need.

4. National