Checklist: Senior Year Continue with community service and leadership positions Keep your GPA up Weekly, look for upcoming scholarship opportunities at www.MountainCrestAndRidgelineScholarships.blogspot.com September Take the ACT again, or now if you haven’t already. Register online at www.actstudent.org (Fee waivers available if you qualify) Start collecting letters of recommendation and writing essays for college and scholarship applications Keep a calendar of important deadlines for college admission and financial aid. Apply for a Federal Student Aid(FSA) ID at fsaid.ed.gov so you can e-sign the FAFSA for faster processing. Have one of your parents do the same. October-November Beginning October 1 st , file your FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov Participate in Utah College Application Week October 21-25th Attend FAFSA Completion night October 24 th 5-7PM Regents’ Scholarship application available mid-November Submit college applications by priority deadlines for Academic/Merit Scholarships – THESE DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY THE INSTITUTIONS
o USU: January 10 th o BYU: December 15 th o Dixie: March 1 st o LDS Business College: March 1 st o SLCC: February 1 st o Snow: January 31 st /March 1 st o SUU: March 1 st o UofU: December 1 st o USU Eastern: January 10 th o UVU: February 1 st o Weber State: January 12 th o Westminster: February 1 st
December - January If you’re going for it, fill out the Regents Scholarship Application by the priority deadline.
o Triple check your application and contact Regents’ if you have any questions. Be sure to check your student portal to check the status of your application.
Apply for admissions scholarships such as diversity, alumni, needs-based, involvement, and ambassador scholarships. (USU’s deadline is January 10th) Apply for departmental scholarships if you know what you want to major in. Check the University/College websites to find these or see your counselor for help. Apply for BTECH, and CTE scholarships if seeking a technical certification. February Regents’ Scholarship Application Deadline is February 1 st Confirm receipt of your FAFSA and Admission application with your colleges. March Look for your Student Aid Report (SAR) in the mail; you should receive it within 2-4 weeks after filing online. Review the SAR, if required; send any additional information to the colleges to complete the admissions and/or financial aid process. April-May Be sure to accept scholarships and admissions offers by their deadlines (or you could lose them!) Write thank you notes for any scholarships received