SENIORS! Or if you are not a senior share this with someone who is!
There are tons of national scholarships out there. Here is one that I really like.
The Coca Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 $20,000 scholarships yearly. It is competitive but if you have the right stuff apply for it! You have nothing to lose except the time it takes to apply and $20,000 to gain.
You will need to enter your classes that you have taken since your freshman year and grades, your school profile and school code (your counselor has this memorized), the contact info for your principal and counselor, a list of school and non-school clubs and organizations you belong to, and list list of volunteer organizations and hours you have donated.
Getting Financial Aid 2018 (College Board Guide to Getting Financial Aid)
It will take a while to complete it but you can work on it, save it, and then come back to it.
It must be submitted by October 31, 2017 but DON’T WAIT. Get started early. Here is the link: