Scholarships and Financial Aid
Scholarship Award Announcements
SHS and WCPSS want to recognize all of your achievements at the SHS Senior Assembly on May 26, 2023.
** Completed scholarship information on this Google form and copies of award letters are due by Friday, April 28th. Please add as many scholarships to this form as needed. If you add more than 10, then please submit a second Google form.Questions? Email Ms. Martz. Thank you and Congratulations!
- List all scholarships you have been offered even if you are not accepting the award (i.e. you are going to NCSU, but you received a scholarship from ECU, etc.) onto the Google Doc form below. You will need to log in to your Wake ID account to access this form.
- Email copies of your award letters to Ms. Hitt (GHitt@wcpss.net) in Student Services.
SHS Students Services will update the Scholarship Bulletin once a month. Please know this is just a small sampling of the hundreds of scholarships out there.
The best source for scholarship information is always the financial aid office of the college/university you wish to attend. Four free sites we recommend for scholarship searches are:
- Going Merry
- For more WCPSS Scholarships, visit http://www.scholarshipplus.com/wake/
Financial Aid Information
FAFSA website: http://fafsa.gov
Residency Determination Service: https://ncresidency.cfnc.org/residencyInfo/pdf/RDSBasicsHS.pdf
It is a great idea to fill out the FAFSA and the RDS at the same time since they require some of the same information.
All students who plan to attend a community college or a 4 year public college/university in North Carolina will be required to complete the Residency Determination Service forms. These are required forms to determine your residency for in-state tuition. This form can ONLY be filled out through the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) website. For that reason, you must create a CFNC account if you do not have one already. Additionally, all official transcripts must be sent to in-state schools (both 2 year and 4 year) through CFNC's Transcript Manager function.
Financial Aid Assistance
We have a financial aid advisor at Sanderson on Wednesdays from 8am-1pm. Mary Ann Norwood is available to meet with students and parents. To make an appointment, students and parents can email Mrs. Norwood at firstname.lastname@example.org. Mrs. Norwood will also be visiting each Senior English class each semester to talk about financial aid.
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