The key to affording college is knowledge—
knowing not only how to pay for it, but also,
and more importantly, where to look to find the resources that will allow students to afford a
Aid is available from the federal government in
the form of grants, work-study, and loans.
High School Seniors and Parents: The 2017-8 FAFSA is now available! Complete as soon as possible here: https://fafsa.ed.gov/
Keep in mind that federal and most state governments, as well as colleges and some scholarship providers, use the FAFSA, for aid processing.
Although many scholarships are awarded for
academic success, others are given for athletic
ability, extracurricular activities,
interests, community involvement, and
citizenship. Scholarships may be granted on
need basis or on non-need basis depending
upon the organization or institution granting
Many agencies, associations and organizations (for example, corporations, civic, religious and philanthropic groups, and associations connected with a specific career field) provide money for college students. Each scholarship provider has its own application and its own rules to decide who can get its scholarship.
The scholarship process requires time, work, and dedication on the part of students and parents as well as school personnel.
The guidance counselor is an important source of both college admission and financial aid information. Each campus has a Scholarships webpage that includes comprehensive information regarding scholarships and financial aid. There are multiple local scholarships that are awarded by various civic organizations in the Klein area.
Klein Independent School District • 7200 Spring Cypress Road • Klein, Texas 77379 • 832-249-4000 • Fraud Line: 888-703-0083
Throughout the Klein ISD district and campus websites, there are external links to other educational and informative websites
that do not reside on the Klein ISD web servers and are not monitored or maintained by Klein ISD.