on file in Counseling - Come to the Counseling Office for complete
information on scholarships. Watch deadlines carefully! Counseling office
receives scholarship information constantly so beginning in the
fall seniors are advised to check here and in the office frequently
for new scholarship information. Completed applications must
be turned in to the Counseling Office at least two weeks prior to
2012 - 2013 Wheeler High School Scholarship List
- Scholarships are continuously updated on the Naviance and Wheeler Counseling Office page. If a student finds a scholarship they want to apply for, they can either apply online, if applicable, or come into the counseling office and find the application in our scholarship file cabinet. Like applications, deadlines for scholarships are VERY important.
go looking for the money -- it will not coming looking for you!
It is up to the student and parents to look for financial aid. You
must be active in the search process. You cannot wait until spring
to decide how you plan to pay for college.
If the Georgia
HOPE Scholarship is the only scholarship you want to receive, parents
and students should complete the electronic HOPE application (eHOPE)
at Georgia Student
Finance Commission website as soon as possible during
your senior year.
for other types of financial aid such as Federal Pell Grants or
federal student loans, parents must file the FAFSA (Free Application
for Financial Student Aid) form using updated and correct income
tax information. As soon as parents receive W-2 forms, the FAFSA
needs to be completed. Check
FAFSA online for complete information.
FAFSA packets are available in Counseling Office beginning in January. The
FAFSA may also serve as the Georgia HOPE Scholarship application
When you apply
for admission to a college, apply for financial aid. Deadlines vary
from college to college. There are many types of loans and grants.
Use College Corner resources and websites to find what is available.
- All Scholarships are listed in
Naviance. You need to log in to Naviance to access. You may get your login and password from Wheeler counselors.
Beware of scholarship
and financial aid search services which charge you a fee or make
high-pressure promises to get you big money! Check the Federal Trade
Scholarship Scams website for important
Come to the
annual "College Information Night" for FAFSA and Financial Aid presentation for great information!
Check our Calendar
page for date and time.
Help - Go to our Links
page for web sites with helpful information on colleges,
scholarships, financial aid, and more!