Federal Student Aid recommends that students start researching for scholarships the summer after your junior year of high school. If you have time and energy, you should even start before that. Every scholarship has different rules and different deadlines. Some even require submissions a year prior to starting college. It might feel like a lot of work, but it’s worth it. The more scholarships you get, the less you have to worry about paying off loans after college.
If you’re a senior reading this, don’t be discouraged! There are plenty of scholarships out there with deadlines that haven’t been hit yet. Start looking right now. We’ll help you start:
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