Dollars for Scholars Directions

Dollars for Scholars  
Scholarship Application Process
LWCHS 2020-2021

Seniors, please follow the steps below to sign up for the Lake Worth Community High School Dollars for Scholars Scholarship:

  1. Go to:  ScholarshipAmerica.org
  2. You will see “Hello Students”. You may browse through the information on the page, or go directly to the bottom of the page to QUICK LINKS.
  3. Click on Dollars for Scholars.
  4. Scroll down until you see GET INVOLVED.
  5. Click the next arrow until you see: FIND A DOLLARS for SCHOLARS NEAR YOU.
  6. Click the RED Box: FIND YOUR CHAPTER
  7. Click the drop down box UNDER BY STATE/TERRITORY:…CLICK FLORIDA
  8. CLICK: LAKE WORTH DOLLARS for SCHOLARS: WEBSITE
  9. YOU ARE NOW AT THE LAKE WORTH DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS PAGE.
  10. IN THE GRAY BAR CLICK ON: Students & Parents
  11. YOU ARE NOW AT THE STUDENT AND PARENT LOGIN PORTAL.
  12. CLICK to LOGIN (inside the BLUE icon box).
  13. You are now at the Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars Student Center.

You may skip all of the strike-through information. Go directly to the information highlighted in yellow below:

In order to be eligible for Dollars for Scholars scholarships, you need to have a Dollars for Scholars affiliate serving your area. (Click here to searchbefore you get started.) We encourage you to go to the Students & Parents Tab of your local Dollars for Scholars affiliate website for specific instructions on applying and deadlines. 

If there's no Dollars for Scholars affiliate in your area, you will not be eligible for a Dollars for Scholars scholarship. You can still create a profile to access financial aid resources, college guidance and application tips. We also encourage you to check out thenational and regional scholarshipsmanaged by Scholarship America.

If you have a profile, log in below. NOTE: YOU WON’T HAVE A PROFILE SO, CLICK ON the live link… CREATE ONE HERE Don't have an account yet? Create one here.

Below is what you will see. I highlighted what concerns you in yellow

Image of web page for students

 On the webpage go directly to the information highlighted in yellow below:

  • If you are/were home schooled enter "Home Schooled" into the High School Name field and select the option that appears.
  • If you received your GED, please enter "GED" into the High School Name field and select the generic GED option that appears.
  • If you graduated from an international high school, please enter "International School" into the High School Name and select the Not in USA filter in the State drop down and select the option that appears.
  • If you CANNOT FIND YOUR HIGH SCHOOL, please click on the gray Support tab on the left side of the screen and send us your school's name and location so we can add it to our database.
  • For you, our lwhs students, type Lake Worth
  • You will then see 3 options; click the middle choice (Lake Worth Community High School)
  • Click choose this school

Now you are at step 2… you’re almost there!

  1. Fill out your basic Information (Step 2).
  2. Read all of the information in red.
  3. Check the box
  4. Submit.

Complete all the steps above and you will have created a profile and set yourself up to properly apply for the Lake Worth High School’s Dollars for Scholars Scholarship and many others.

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