The application is open for the high school senior class of 2021 until October 25, 2020. The website for applying is: https://application.horatioalger.org/:
To be considered eligible for Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship Programs, applicants must:
¨ Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States, progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
¨ Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
¨ Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
¨ Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
¨ Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
¨ Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0
¨ Be a United States citizen
WiTT Diversity Scholarship
WiTT awards two $2,500 tuition scholarships to two female students from a traditionally underrepresented minority within Middle Tennessee IT who intends to pursue a career in a technology-related field. Applicants may be current college students or current high school seniors intending to enroll in a 4-year college or university. Applications are due April 15 and winners are announced by August 1. Applicants do not need to be a member of WiTT to apply.
WiTT Member Scholarship, $3,500
The WiTT Member Scholarship Program is designed to support WiTT members in their pursuit of a technology degree (graduate or undergraduate) that will allow them to either advance their existing IT career or transition into the field. The $3,500 scholarship can be used at any accredited college or university headquartered in the United States. Recipients must be residents of middle Tennessee who are at least 2+ years out from high school, home school, or receiving their GED and a member of WiTT. The scholarship is awarded in January and June of each year.
*Not a member? Become a WiTT Student Member ($50) and apply! You’ll also benefit from educational, outreach, and networking programs offered through WiTT to our members. Find out more here [wittn.org].
For more information on WiTT and all of our scholarship opportunities, please visit https://www.wittn.org/scholarships/ [wittn.org].
How to Create an FSA ID: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yj1Pn-shze8
How to Complete the FAFSA, Part 1 – Student Demographics: https://youtu.be/ww4m-mncwuM
How to Complete the FAFSA, Part 2 – School Selection & Dependency Status: https://youtu.be/uJRl3f6ScGw
How to Complete the FAFSA, Part 3 – Parent Demographics: https://youtu.be/Tk5FCfe3LTc
How to Complete the FAFSA, Part 4 – Parent Financials: https://youtu.be/2FNedAlJ-YA
How to Complete the FAFSA, Part 5 – Student Financials & Signature Status: https://youtu.be/E7Sx5txr1FY
Moreover, TASFAA in partnership with THEC/TSAC and college campuses across the state invite high school senior families to a Drive-in to Your Future FAFSA event (see attached flyer) on Thursday, October 29 (and a few alternate dates as specified by the campus within the registration). Families seeking assistance with the 2021-22 FAFSA should register for the location nearest them via the following link (https://stateoftennessee.formstack.com/forms/fafsaevent). Once registered, students and parents will receive more detailed information about the workshop from the college campus selected.