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FAQ

How do students qualify for entries for drawings for $500 or $40,000?

Whenever a student completes one step, they earn entries into a drawing for $500 and another for $40,000. Every step entered is an entry in both drawings. The more steps you complete and the sooner you start, the more entries you can earn. Please refer to the official rules for more details.

Steps: Actions: Deadline:
Start Your Career List Explore careers that match your interests. By the end of February of your senior year
Build Your College List Find two or four-year colleges that interest you. By June 30 of your junior year
Start Your Scholarship List Find other scholarships to help you pay for college. By the end of February of your senior year
Strengthen Your College List  Make sure your college list has a mix of reach, match, and safety schools. By October 31 of your senior year
Complete the FAFSA Fill out the free government form to apply for financial aid. By the end of February of your senior year
Apply to Colleges Apply to the schools you want to attend.  By the end of February of your senior year