Seniors are strongly encouraged to apply for financial aid regardless of where they are continuing their post high school education. There are two types of financial aid.
Government Financial Aid (Public): The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the on-line form that both the Senior and parent must complete no later than March 2. Eligibility for all public financial aid (ex: Cal Grants, Pell Grants, Perkins Loans, Stafford Loans, Work Study) is determined by the FAFSA.
Scholarships (Private): There are many community and national organizations that offer scholarships. The challenge for students is becoming informed of what's available, criteria, deadlines, etc. and then "going after it" and applying. Hayward High wants to help! Here's how...
We've gone digital!
Seniors and their parents/guardians can now follow HHS scholarship postings by "liking" us on our HHS Scholarships Facebook page.
... or by "following" us on our HHS Scholarships Twitter account.
... or by viewing our HHS listing of active scholarships (also listed below).
Each scholarship posting will contain all the necessary information such as eligibility criteria, award amount, deadline date, and application information. And here's our HHS listing of active scholarships: