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Taking Advantage of High School. You have the DREAM. We have the resources. www.scholarshipsaz.org. High School Years.

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Taking advantage of high school

Taking Advantage of High School

You have the DREAM. We have the resources.

www.scholarshipsaz.org


High school years
High School Years

High school years are of most importance towards your eligibility of scholarships. The sooner you start obtaining skills and building a good resume, the better chance you have of obtaining scholarships that will help you in college.

There is no need to wait until you are a Junior or Senior to start looking for scholarships that apply to you. As a freshman you could begin to search for scholarships and create a portfolio for future years.

Here are some tips on how to get started…


1 st year freshman
1st Year – “Freshman”

  • Have an advisor help you create a schedule for the next four years.

  • Remember that every year counts, so do your best to maintain a high G.P.A.

  • Get involved in at least 20 hours of community service.

  • If possible, get involved in a sport, club or any extracurricular activity.

  • Begin a general search for scholarships.


2 nd year sophomore
2nd Year – “Sophomore”

  • Continue your search for scholarships.

  • If possible, get involved in a leadership position.

  • Start thinking of schools you want to apply after high school and research all the requirements.

  • Get involved in at least 20 hours of community service.

  • Make a first draft of a resume.

  • Create a network of people that could give good reference about you.

  • Keep a high GPA.

  • Enroll in classes that will help you in college.


3 rd year junior
3rd Year – “Junior”

  • Continue your search for scholarships.

  • Start applying for eligible scholarships.

  • Work on revising your resume.

  • Meet with your advisor to see your progress in school.

  • Start looking into costs and applications for the college you want to apply.

  • Attend any college orientation offered at your school.

  • Keep a high GPA.

  • Enroll in classes that will help you in college.


4 th year senior
4th Year – “Senior”

  • Keep a high GPA.

  • Enroll in classes that will help you in college.

  • Have a well-developed resume

  • Be aware of all scholarship deadlines and meet all of them.

  • Get to meet an advisor at the college you will be attending.

  • Create a list of all the expenses you are expecting to have and how much of that will be covered by scholarships.

  • Begin seeing possible ways to get involved in the college.


Visit us at www scholarshipsaz org for more information

Visit us at www.scholarshipsaz.orgfor more information.

You have the DREAM. We have the resources.


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