Scholarships/Fin Aid

FAFSA, Financial Aid, and Scholarships: Learn more about the difference between Financial Aid and Scholarships, and what you can do to apply for them.

 FAFSA: All seniors are encouraged to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid between Oct. 1 and Feb. 28 of this school year. Parents and students must create an FSA ID in order to fill out the online application. Use the FAFSA 4 Caster to estimate how much money you may be awarded. For further information, consider visiting the College Board website on How to Complete the FAFSA

5 Things to Do After Filing Your FAFSA® Form: The official blog of the U.S. Department of Education.

Studentaid.Ed.Gov: A government website designed to help students and parents navigate the financial aid process.

The Hudsonville Scholarship File: This is the Hudsonville Guidance Office's listing of local and national scholarships, college scholarship websites, and scholarship search engines. Last updated on 9/11/19. Microscholarships:  Students and parents, are you looking for some direction on which college to choose and want to make some money while doing it?  You should check out RaiseMe and follow these simple steps to join.  It's free, it's easy and totally worth it! 

Fastweb: Scholarship Search Engines Scholarship Search Engines

Career Cruising: Search careers, colleges, scholarships, and more. Save information to your account and create a personalized resume. Your login ID and Password is your old Powerschool ID and Password before the new passwords were provide this 2015-16 school year. If you are having trouble logging on, contact your counselor.

Avoid Scholarship Scams: Learn about common scholarship scams that you may be faced with.

MET (Michigan Education Trust) and MESP (Michigan Education Savings Program): State of Michigan sponsored college savings programs.

Banking Sense Guide to College Scholarships and Grants