Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities

FAFSA, CSS, college specific financial aide, etc... ALL colleges and universities have very specific deadlines and sources for available money; be sure to check with EACH university about specific deadlines, what forms of financial aide access need to be filled out and how exactly to access financial resources. Independence High School counselors can answer general questions, but it is up to each family to speak directly to the specific college/university.
For more information about FAFSA click here: FAFSA Information
For more information about the CSS (accepted at 400 specific colleges) click here: ?CSS Profile

College Now of Greater Cleveland

Need help completing the FAFSA? Here is a link to "College Now of Greater Cleveland"

RaiseMe

All students in 9th thru 12th grades are invited to sign up for RaiseMe and start earning micro-scholarships from over 250+ colleges. Sign up for free.   Click here to learn more about RaiseMe - PDF Format.  Click here for RTF Format

Scholarship App Scholly, #Myscholly

We learn from IHS students every day! Thanks to an IHS senior (you know who you are) for making IHS Staff aware of this app, so we can share with other students and families! Scholly is a simple, comprehensive and accurate scholarship matching platform, that turns the long months of searching for free money for college, into minutes. Click here to download the My Scholly App #myscholly

Senior Scholarship Information

Students have asked for information about national scholarships: SchoolSoup.com and FinAid.org are two excellent sources of scholarships.

Scholarship Search

College Covered Scholarship Search Tool
Scholarship Search Tool

Students with Disabilities Scholarships

With more adaptive technologies and progressive legislature, prospective college students with disabilities have countless resources available to make the transition to higher education less stressful. Click here to download additional information.

College of Choice

DO YOU WONDER WHAT IT TAKES TO GET IN TO YOUR COLLEGE OF CHOICE?
Data was collected from various institution websites and indicates first-time (i.e. freshman) students enrolling in Fall 2016.
College Entering Class Statistics...Wonder what the average ACT/SAT Score is?

Need Based Financial Aide

The following table indicates the percentage of incoming undergraduate students receiving an institutional grant as well as the average grant award (per year) received.
Needs Based Financial Aide by Institution

Various Scholarship Opportunities

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT DEGREE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
Interested in a degree in Construction Management via the University of Akron, 100% PAID FOR IN FULL? It's not too good to be true!  RISE, a program in association with WTI/Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance.
Download additional information here.
DEVENTHAL LAW OFFICE SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline 4/15/2021 
DESIGN THINKING
Design-thinking community building project scholarship: Download information here https://www.honorsgradu.com/scholarship/
Deadline 5/28/2021 
MANUFACTURING SCHOLARSHIP
College Now provides scholarship opporuntities to graduating high school seniors and adult students who are interested in a training program, specifically in the field of manufacturing with the result leading to a license/certification of degree. Click here for additional information.
MCCORMIK & MURPHY SCHOLARSHIP
$500. Merit and need based scholarship
Minimum GPA3.0
Deadline 4/30/2021 
VNA HEALTH GROUP NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Scholarship Award is $1,000 and two applicants will be selected. Download additional information here (PDF), Download (RTF) 
WOMEN IN STEM SCHOLARSHIP
$500 Scholarship 
Scholarship Name: WiseGeek Women in STEM Scholarship
Eligibility: Female high school students who are planning to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math.
Amount: $500
Application Deadline: 12/31/20
Link: https://www.wisegeek.com/wisegeek-women-in-stem-no-essay-scholarship.htm
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