Search for Scholarships

“Think of any major, specialty or talent and chances are there’s a scholarship program intended for it. High school seniors, returning college students and their parents should consider this route as a source for financial aid – especially if their college will be minimizing its financial aid offers.

Most deadlines range between October and March. Stick to free scholarship search engines, such as Sallie Mae’s Scholarship Search and And reach out to your local community and clubs you’re involved in.

However, should a student’s total financial aid exceed his financial need by more than $300, certain types of federal financial aid, like the Perkins loan and the SEOG grant, could be reduced, says Mark Kantrowitz, founder of, which tracks tuition and financial aid changes, and publisher of Make sure that you’re using scholarships to replace federal loans and you’re not losing out on free money that you don’t have to repay – like grants.”

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About Nathan and Joanna Cornett

We are a from San Diego California, currently on a mission trip in Guatemala. Nathan has worked as a youth pastor, teen center director, college advisor, and now missionary. Joanna has worked at LaBahn's Landscape for 7 years in the field, sales, and as the Vice President, she started the Hispanic ministry at Foothills Church, and has worked in youth ministry, she is now working as a missionary. We are both passionate about youth, worship, and missions.

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