Where do I look for scholarships?

  • Scholarships (merit or gift aid) can be obtained from many sources from parent or student employers to national organizations.  An effective scholarship search includes investigating opportunities at ALL of the following levels:

    National Scholarships

    Students can find national scholarship opportunities by registering with a free Internet database.  The student will receive an email listing scholarship opportunities that fit the student’s profile.  Examples include:

    www.fastweb.com  www.cappex.com    www.scholarships.com   https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search


    College Specific Scholarships

    These are scholarships available to students enrolling in a specific college.  Students should check with the Financial Aid Office at each school where they apply.  There are also some scholarships available to Illinois students attending Illinois schools.  These can be found at:

    http://www.isac.org/students/during-college/types-of-financial-aid/scholarships/


    Regional Scholarships

    We use this category to describe the scholarships that are available to McHenry County and surrounding areas.  We include these scholarships on our District 200 scholarship page. Students should check this website periodically for updates. The scholarships may be provided by local organizations or individuals. Additionally, the McHenry County Community Foundation announces some specific regional scholarships.

    http://www.mccfdn.org/scholarships 

     

    McHenry County College has additional resources regarding financial aid 

    • Information about types of financial aid:  http://www.mchenry.edu/financialaid/types.asp
    • Information on how financial aid is determined:  http://www.mchenry.edu/financialaid/need.asp 

     


    Click here to visit the District 200 College & Career Readiness scholarship information page 

Current Scholarship Opportunities

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More Scholarship Information for the Class of 2021

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    Some Additional Current Scholarship Opportunities for the Class of 2022  

     
     
              
      

     

     
    Check back soon for more scholarships to be added...