SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

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Scholarship/Grant Databases

COLLEGE BOARD OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM/PLEDGE

*Starting with graduates of 2020.

  1. Build Your College List: $500: Get started by exploring colleges you're interested in. Learn More

  2. Practice for the SAT: $1,000: Use Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy® to get ready for test day. Learn More

  3. 3. Improve Your Score: $2,000: Show how practice pays off by improving your SAT score. Learn More

  4. Strengthen Your College List: $500: Make sure your college list has a mix of academic safety, fit, and reach schools. Learn More

  5. Complete the FAFSA: $1,000: Fill out the free government form to apply for financial aid. Learn More

  6. Apply to Colleges: $1,000: Apply to the schools you want to attend. Learn More

LAST: Complete Your Journey: $40,000: Complete all six scholarship steps to be eligible for a $40,000 scholarship. Learn More.

How to Apply for Scholarships

Access the Maumelle High School scholarships page or through one of the databases. Mhs.pcssd.org = MHS website
a. Click on EXPLORE and then MHS COUNSELING WEBSITE

  1. Find a scholarship you would like to look into. I would click through all of them if you are really serious about applying for scholarships.

  2. Once you have found a scholarship, READ through the whole application. If you read something that makes you ineligible, move on to the next scholarship.

  3. Once you have read through and determined you are eligible, start gathering the required documents (transcript, test scores, essay and/or letters of recommendation).
    a. Official transcripts need to be requested from the registrar Mrs. Howard at 
    jhoward@pcssd.org.

  4. Once you have collected all of the documents, read through the scholarship again. Make sure you have completed all of the requirements.

  5. Send the application and all documents in through the scholarships preferred method: mail, email, and/or fax. Each scholarship is different so pay close attention to how they want it sent.