*************New Local Scholarship***************
The Futures Fund Scholarship
The Futures Fund was founded by a group of Aspen High School alumni to give back to the community and to help shape the future of one inspirational leader graduating from AHS each year. The Futures Fund scholar will be selected based on exceptional academic ability and achievement, service to others, a strong work ethic, and athletic participation. More info.
In addition to the Smarter Select General Application, students will need to provide:
1. 500-750 word essay describing either a challenge you've faced and overcome or what matters to you and why
2. Letter of recommendation from a high school coach
APPLY NOW The submission deadline for the Futures Fund Scholarship is Thursday March 1, 2018 at 3:30pm.
LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Each year the Aspen community offers a generous variety of scholarships to AHS graduating seniors. In 2017, $385,150 in scholarships was awarded to 85 deserving students.
The 2018 Local Scholarship Application is now closed (except The Futures Fund Scholarship which closes on March 1st).
Thank you to the 92 Seniors who submitted applications - they are now under review. If required, finalist interviews will take place March 12-23, 2018.
Local Scholarship recipients will be announced at the Scholarship Award Ceremony on Monday April 23, 2018 from 5:30-7:30pm in the District Theater.NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATIONState and National Scholarships: a spreadsheet of information complied by the AHS Counseling and College Counseling Departments. This is not a comprehensive list, it contains information that was sent to AHS at one point. The best way to find out about scholarships is to start googling "scholarships"!Federal Student Aid ID
Financial Aid TV: Loyola Marymount University has a page on their website with a variety of videos pertaining to questions about the FAFSA, scholarships, grants, loans, among other items. These videos are not specific to LMU and are a great resource. Check it out!
In-State Angels: earn in-state residency and tuitionIndependent ResearchGoogle is your friend for scholarship search. College Counseling does not know about all the scholarships available nor do we walk you through this process. This is all done independently. Below is a list of some websites we are aware of:###