Your goal is to reduce the cost of your college bill!
Getting a scholarship is ONE way you can get money for college. Here's how!
What to do now to get scholarships later:
- Document your extracurricular or summer activities.
- Keep your records in one place.
- Investigate local and national scholarships (San Antonio Education Partnership, Minnie Stevens Piper, Gates Millennium, Coca-Cola).
- Get involved in your community!
Wondering what volunteering or joining a club has to do with scholarships?
Many scholarships are based on long-term school and community involvement. Your volunteer and community efforts show who you are and what you value.
To find volunteer opportunities in your area, check out these sites:
To look for scholarships, here are several online databases: