Scholarship/Federal Student Aid/Financial Assistance
Scholarship Information for MSHS Students
The scholarship information list is updated on a routine basis. These are the scholarships that the counseling office receives throughout the year from a variety of sources. Additional paperwork may be in the counseling office.
All of the following scholarships open around mid-January and close mid-March:
Janie Bliss Memorial Scholarship (download application to type in information) - CLOSED FOR 2019
Shelley Woodard Poynter Memorial Scholarship - OPEN for 2019-2020 school year
Holmberg Leadership Scholarship - OPEN for 2019-2020 school year
Kyle Thornburg Memorial Scholarship: Soccer - OPEN for 2019-2020 school year
Kyle Thornburg Memorial Scholarship: Art/Architecture - OPEN for 2019-2020 school year
Layton Means Memorial Scholarship: Computer Related Field - CLOSED FOR 2019
Maize Education Foundation Legacy Foundation Scholarship - OPEN for 2019-2020 school year
MSHS Booster Club Scholarship - CLOSED FOR 2019
Nicole Smith Memorial Art Scholarship - CLOSED FOR 2019
Shelter Insurance Foundation Scholarship - CLOSED FOR 2019
Student of Distinguished Character- Pizza Hut Scholarship - CLOSED FOR 2019
CollegeBoard.com: The College Board was founded in 1900 and currently helps 7 million student annually prepare for higher education. The College Board began publishing their book of scholarships in 1997 and since then has made the information available online. Their scholarship database contains more than 2,300 scholarship opportunities, totaling nearly $6 billion.
Fastweb.com: Fastweb, which has helped 50 million students find money since the site was founded 15 years ago, was the first online scholarship matching service and the first free national scholarship matching service. Fastweb's site indicates they currently have roughly 1.5 million scholarships worth over $3 billion in their database.
Unigo.com: With a thriving community of over 1.6 million members, Unigo is a network for current and future college students to get to where they’re going. Unigo provides cutting-edge tools, compelling content, and essential information, empowering students to make the best decisions about their college experience.
Scholarships.com: Founded in 1999, Scholarships.com now claims to be the largest free and independent scholarship search and financial aid information resource on the Internet, with more that 2.7 million scholarships worth a total of $19 billion in their database.
CollegeNet.com: CollegeNET is a technology company that builds web-based tools for event and academic scheduling, prospect and admissions management, tuition processing, and alumni development for colleges and universities. CollegeNET also operates a scholarship search engine and social network where students create topics, participate in discussions, and vote on scholarship winners.
GoodCall.com: From scholarships to college rankings and beyond, we’re liberating information. And we’re not only giving you more of it. We’re making it more accessible, more digestible, and more adaptable to your unique needs. We’re making it easier for consumers like you to make smart decisions – for your wallet and your life.
www.Raise.me: Starting in 9th grade, students can be eligible to start earning scholarships for their achievements like good grades, perfect attendance, leadership roles, participation in sports & clubs, community service, test scores, and more.
Still have questions about Raise.me? Check out THIS PBS story.
Federal Student Aid: Central location for all federal loan information. FAFSA and the FSA ID number websites can be linked-to from here.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Actual site used to fill out the necessary digital paperwork.
Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID): Required identification number for Federal Student Loans
Questions About Financial Aid
My College Money Plan: MyCollegeMoneyPlan.org is a free online course to help students and their families learn how to plan for the costs of education or training after high school and gain money management skills that last a lifetime.