The average financial aid gap for colleges where DCPS students most commonly attend is about $13,000 – $17,000 A YEAR. Therefore, apply for as many scholarships as possible in order to fill that gap.
Search for scholarship opportunities through your Naviance account. Additional scholarships and awards can be searched through the Financial Aid Offices of the colleges and universities under consideration.
Subscribe to Dollars4College Newsletter for information on local and national scholarships. Click here to view the most recent edition of the newsletter (Issue 37 – November 4) and to view archived copies of the newsletter, visit the DCPS Dollars4College Newsletter page.
Organizations interested in providing scholarships to DCPS students, should complete the DCPS Scholarship Sponsor Form.
If you have any questions, please contact Dylan Hart-Medina, Coordinator, College Preparation Programs: firstname.lastname@example.org.