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Scholarship and Financial Aid Information Page

I want to go to college and I need financial aid; where do I start?

 www.polk.edu/futurestudents/financingandpayingforcollege/

To submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid):

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov.

For Polk State College Foundation Scholarships:

Many scholarship opportunities are available for students through the Polk State College Foundation, Inc. The Polk State College Foundation begins accepting online applications for endowed scholarships February 1. The application process will close mid-March.  The scholarships will be awarded in June and available for use for the next Academic Year.

http://foundation.polk.edu/scholarships/

Other Scholarship Opportunities:

Many scholarships are offered by private organizations and eligibility is based on various criteria, as unique as the students themselves.

http://www.collegeboard.com/splash/

http://www.collegenet.com/elect/app/app

http://www.embark.com/

http://www.fastweb.com/

http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/

http://www.salliemae.com/before_college/students_plan/free_money/scholarships/scholarships.htm

www.bailey-family.org

Please contact Karen Moore, Polk State College Foundation Scholarship Specialist, at kmoore@polk.edu or 863-292-3639  if you have any questions. She can be contacted by mail at Polk State College Foundation, 999 Avenue H, NE, Winter Haven, FL 33881.