For many students, sports are an important part of the high school experience. Practice, games, matches, and lots of hard work are put into your sport. Whether you are a football player, a tennis player, or a cross country runner, you will also have to think about how you will pay for college when the time comes. For athletes, athletic scholarships are one of the best ways to use your talent on the field to win money for college! While many Division 1 and Division 3 colleges gives athletic scholarships to the top athletes who will competing on their varsity teams, many students are not able to going to be star varsity athletes in college. But don't worry--there are tons of great scholarship opportunities available!
Here are some other tips for student-athletes looking for scholarships:
1. Many athletic scholarships will ask students to write an essay about their experience playing their sport
2. You probably have other interests and talents too, so cast a wide net when applying for scholarships.
2. Don't forget to apply for need-based financial aid with the FAFSA
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Due: June 20, 2014 Amount: $500.00
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Due: June 1, 2014 Amount: $750.00
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