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8th Grade

Set : Paying for My Education

Even in 8th grade, students can start preparing to pay for college. In fact, the deadline to apply for the College Bound Scholarship is June 30 of a student's 8th grade year! 

  • College Bound Scholarship
    The College Bound Scholarship program is an early commitment of state financial aid to eligible students who sign up in middle school and fulfill the scholarship pledge. Students who were in foster care between grades 7 and 12 grade are automatically enrolled in this program. Students who are eligible but don't know if they're enrolled should call the College Bound office at 888-535-0747 to check their enrollment status.

 

It’s important to understand the different kinds of aid students can receive. For more information on paying for school, visit our Finding Money for College page.

Overview of Federal Financial Aid Process