ForwarDirections – Educational Coaches / College & Career Planning

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