Scholarship due dates are right around the corner. Please pick up applications and turn them in ASAP. 

Watch scholarship deadlines closely. If you need a letter of recommendation, you should give the teacher or counselor at least one week before the deadline to get the letter on time.

Thank you notes should be written and sent to the person or organization providing the scholarship. If you need help addressing the organization or person, please see Mrs. Murphy in the SSC.

scholarships and transcripts

Many colleges will require you to send your 7th semester grades (your final grades at the end of first semester).  Go to Parchment and request next grading period.   These transcripts will be sent electronically as soon as they are available at the beginning of February.

All colleges will require you to send your final transcript to them.  Students who don’t do this will find that they can’t register for their second semester classes and often cannot change a class for the first semester 

NEW & TIME SENSITIVE - Check this list of academic scholarship deadlines for some Michigan college.

GREAT TIP! - Need to keep track of all the scholarships you've applied for?  Log on to your Career Crusing portfolio and click on My Scholarships and Financial Aid to seach for and track scholarships.

BEWARE OF SCHOLARSHIP SCAMS! - Click here for helpful information from the Federal Trade Commission and avoid falling prey to financial aid and scholarship scams.  One helpful tip - Legitimate companies never guarantee or promise scholarships or grants.

Read the fine print and make sure you're aware of all the details of a scholarship offer.  Read this article from the Detroit Free Press for warnings and tips from their Finance columnist. 

Free Scholarship Search

Search over 660,000 scholarships and over 40,000 colleges at .

Tuition Incentive Program (TIP)

The State of Michigan offers TIP (Tuition Incentive Program) for students with low incomes. Students are encouraged to attend participating colleges and the tuition will be paid by the state. If your family received assistance from the Department of Social Services, you may be eligible for this college program.  Call the hotline at 1-888-447-2687.

winning a scholarship quick reference guide

Click here to find tips on winning a scholarship, scholarship application mistakes, ways to avoid a scam, and multiple Top 10 lists (most unusual, most generous, scholarships that don't need an A, etc.).

scholarship resources for women

The following link contains several different scholarship opportunities for females going into many different fields and majors.   Scholarships for women can also be found at and

scholarships for military families

If a member of your family has served in the military, or if you are planning to serve, you may be eligible for federal scholarship money.  Click here to find out more. 


Central Michigan University offers many different merit based scholarships for students with a 3.0+ GPA with a minimum ACT score of 20.  Also students with a 3.7+GPA and 27+ ACT can also compete for 1 of 150 scholarships that offer from free tuition to a free ride.  Register on Central Michigan University’s website.  There are two testing opportunities and they fill up fast. 


Varstiy Tutors offers a monthly $1,000 scholarship to the winner of its essay contest.  Each month, a new prompt is posted, and Junior and Senior applicatants write a 200-900 word essay that's clear, creative, original, and sincere.   Scholarship winners are determined by social media vote.


This website is an excellent source of loans, grants and scholarships for nursing students.  Any student who is going into nursing should check out this website.


The Masters in Accounting site has links to both national and state scholarships for accounting students. 


Students must submit an online application at  Students must be a US citizen and have a minimum GPA of 2.0.  Eligible students must have a critical financial need and have involvement in co-curricular and community service activities. Different scholarships available.


Many scholarship opportunities are available to students who have participated in the FIRST robotics program.  Scholarships can be located at

SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS                                              

The SWE offers many different scholarships to females enrolling for the fall term 2016.  Applications are available online at

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Scholarships

Past Royal Oak students have been awarded some of these scholarships!  Applications will be available online and deadlines vary. Go to  for details on many scholarship opportunities for students in Southeast Michigan.


Northwood University offers many different scholarships. Many are based on merit (GPA and ACT scores). They also offer many Business Club memberships for incoming freshman who have participated during their senior year in one of the business clubs (a minimum 2.7 GPA is required).  For additional information on these scholarships and many others offered from Northwood University, log on to    

Duck Brand duct tape "Stuck at Prom" Scholarship Contest

Make prom attire using Duck Brand duct tape. Participants can enter as a single or a couple. Top prize for a couple is $10,000 per person and $5,000 for the school that sponsored the prom attended by the winning couple.  Go to for details and pictures of previous winners.

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

For students pursuing careers in health care. $250,000 in scholarships was awarded this year. More information is available at

business degrees for college students

Many scholarship options for students who plan to persue a degree in the business field in college.

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The AXA Achievement Scholarship is a national scholarship; $10,000 scholarships are awarded to 52 students, one in each state, DC and Puerto Rico; $15,000 additional scholarships are awarded to 10 National recipients.  The AXA Achievement Scholarship Program is in association with U.S. News & World Report.  Apply at: the first 10,000 applications will be accepted.  


Specs Howard School of Media Arts will be awarding three full scholarships and six partial scholarships to high school seniors this year!  To enter to compete, you must attend a testing date and select your program of choice: Broadcast Media Arts, Digital Media Arts, and Graphic Design.  For more information about Specs Howard Scholarships, go to

january and february


Are you a boys’ or girls’ basketball SuperFan?  If the answer is yes, your support of ROHS basketball could possibly earn you scholarship money.  To participate in the “Check-in Champ” contest, fans simply need to download the free “Battle of the Fans” app from the Apple iTunes or Google Play online stores.  Choose their favorite high school team in the app and "Check in" at varsity girls and boys basketball games you are attending this season.  Fans “checking in” accrue points toward prizes, including a total of $5,000 in college scholarships provided by MI Student Aid.  Go to for more information.

February 23, and March 7, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN – DEARBORN                                               

The University of Michigan – Dearborn is hosting three admitted student receptions, February 15th, February 23rd and March 7th from 6:30 – 8:30.  Admitted students will meet students, faculty and staff of the campus as well as be able to sign up for placement exams and orientation.  Admissions and Financial Aid representative will also be in attendance.  One student in attendance at each reception will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship.  You must register in advance at

February 23, 2017

MICHIGAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION                                     

The Michigan Education Association is offering scholarships to dependents of MEA or MEA retired members in good standing.  Applicants must graduate from a school that has an MEA bargaining unit.  Eligible applicants should apply at application deadline is Thursday, February 23, 2017.

february 26, 2017


The Detroit Section of the Society of Women Engineers annually recognizes high school females who have shown exemplary abilities in areas such as leadership, academics, and community activities.  SWE Detroit annually awards scholarships to exceptional high school senior women who intend to pursue a college degree in engineering.  SWE Detroit will also award one Certificate of Merit (non-monetary award) per high school to an outstanding senior female who shows exemplary ability in math and science.  Finally, SWE Detroit will award one Madame Curie Award for Excellence (non-monetary award) per high school to an outstanding junior female who shows exemplary ability in math and science.   Please use this link to fill out the forms for both of these awards online:  Nominations for both the Certificate of Merit & the Madame Curie Award for Excellence must be submitted by February 26, 2016 electronically to the link above. Only electronic submissions will be accepted; no exceptions.

FEBRUARY 28, 2017


To celebrate Black History Month, Kroger has invited Michigan students in grades 4th – 12th to enter its 10th annual “I Can Make History” contest.  Applicants may enter an original work in art, essay, music or poetry addressing one of the following themes:

  • Identify an African American who is making history in your community or state and detail what that person is doing.
  • The I Can Make History contest celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.  Describe and event of person you feel has positively impacted American history during the past decade and detail what occurred as a result of that person’s actions or that event.

More than $80,000 in prizes will be awarded.  Visit for details and to download additional forms.  Entries must be received by Tuesday, February 28 at 5:00 p.m.



Four drawings for $2,500 scholarships awarded to 10 applicants at each drawing.  Winners will be randomly drawn March 7, 2017.  Earn multiple entries while brushing up on your financial knowledge.  Go to for official rules and entry information.

march 1, 2017


The Marine Corps scholarship programs cover a full range of certificate and degree programs including CTE. These scholarships are available for sons and daughters of U.S. Marines and Nary Corpsmen enrolled on CTE preograms nationwide.  Go to for infomation.  The application deadline is Wednesday, March 1, 2017.


ROSA PARKS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION                                                 

The Rosa Parks Foundation offers a $2,000, non-renewable scholarship to graduating seniors at  Applicants must:

  • Graduate by August 2017
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Describe financial need
  • Complete application for and essay
  • Document community activities
  • Confirm admissions to university or college prior to August 2011.
  • Furnish official copies of high school transcript and ACT or SAT results
  • Furnish 2 letters of recommendation (at least one from a school representative; also suggest clergy, community and/or civic representative).

Apply at  The application deadline is Wednesday, March 1, 2017.



The Southfield Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is offering a scholarship to qualifying seniors of the 2017 class.  Online applications are available at www.deltasac.orgThe application deadline is Wednesday, March 1, 2017.


ROBERT EDWARD LANG SCHOLARSHIP                                          

The Robert Edward Lang Scholarship is being offered by the Greater Detroit Chapter of the United Nations Association.  Applicants must reside in Macomb, Oakland or Wayne counties, have a 2.5+ GPA and are planning in pursuing a degree related to international studies.  The application procedures can be found at unadetroit.orgThe application deadline is Wednesday, March 1, 2017.


MAKING THE TURN AGAINST PARKINSON’S                                        

Making the Turn Against Parkinson’s is offering a $2,500 scholarship to a deserving students from a family affected by Parkinson’ disease.  The applicant must be a Michigan resident, a relative of a patient (living or deceased) diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.  Applications are available at  The application deadline is Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

march 3, 2017


The NOBLE is offering a scholarship to a 2017 high school graduate planning on attending a 4-year institution.  The applicant must have been involved in school/work/community service and provide two letters of recommendation.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  The application deadline is Friday, March 3, 2017.

march 15, 2017

BYRON KRIEGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP                                       

This scholarship is being offered to talented Jewish athletes in their senior year of high school.  Qualified candidates should apply online at   The application deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2017.


CHRIS M. KURZWEIL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM                                     

Legal dependents of employees of Intertape Polymer Group can apply for  the Chris M. Kurzweil Scholarship.  They are offering up to two renewable scholarships of $1,000 each.  The scholarship materials are available online at  Applications will be available December 1, 2016.   The application deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2017.


DETROIT ECONOMIC CLUB                                                                                 

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is offering up to two $2,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from Wayne, Oakland or Macomb counties.  Applicants must have a 3.2+ GPA, exemplary leadership, extra-curricular activities, service in school and the community, volunteer involvement and paid work experience.  Apply at  Applications will be available December 1, 2016.   The application deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2017



The Enrico and Marie Vespa scholarship is offering up to four non-renewable $2,500 scholarships to employees and/or dependents of English Gardens Corporation employees.  The scholarship materials are available online at  Applications will be available December 1, 2016.   The application deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2017. 


HELEN TALLMAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM                                       

The Helen Tallman Scholarships is being offered to engineering, medical or pre-medical students at Wayne State University.  Scholarship materials can be found at  Applications will be available December 1, 2016.   The application deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2017. 



The Jeptha Wade Schureman Scholarship is offering up to ten scholarships of $7,500 to attend one of the 15 public universities in Michigan.  Candidates must be a fatherless child through either death or by permanent termination of parental rights.  Applicants must have a 3.0+ GPA, demonstrate leadership and character through extracurricular activities, service in school and community, volunteer involvement and paid work experience.  Applicants should be pursuing a career in nursing, law, dentistry or medicine.  Scholarship materials can be found at  Applications will be available December 1, 2016.   The application deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2017. ​


OTIS M. SMITH SCHOLARSHIP FUND                                                     

The Otis M. Smith Scholarship is being offered to assist a single parent mother to attend college.  The non-renewable scholarship of up to $3,000 will be made.  Applicants must attend Columbus College of Law at Catholic University of America, any campus of the University of Michigan, or Wayne State University.  Scholarship materials can be found at   Applications will be available December 1, 2016.   The application deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2017. 



Plante Moran Holding Group, LLP is offering up to ten non-renewable scholarships of $2,000 to dependent children of Plante Moran staff members.  Scholarship materials can be found at  Applications will be available December 1, 2016.   The application deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2017.


ROBERT HOLMES SCHOLARSHIP                                                         

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is offering a scholarship to dependent high school seniors of Michigan Teamsters.  Applicants must be attending a Michigan college or university.  Up to six non-renewable $1,000 scholarships are available. Apply at ​ Applications will be available December 1, 2016.   The application deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

march 17, 2017

DAVID’S FAITH AND HOPE FOR LIFE FOUNDATION                                      

David’s Faith and Hope for Life Foundation is offering a scholarship to a senior boy and a senior girl who excel both in the classroom and athletically.  Applications can be found in the Counseling Office or you can apply online at  The application deadline is Friday March 17, 2017.



The 2017 Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union scholarship program has opened. There are 27 $2,500 scholarships for students.  You may apply for this scholarship if you, the student, are a member of Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union with an open account in his/her name, as primary member, at the time of application. If you are not a member of this Credit Union, you must open an account and become a member in order to qualify for the scholarship award. Your accounts must be in good standing with this Credit Union (i.e. no delinquent or charged-off loans and a positive balance in all accounts).  Other eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • Graduating high school senior in the class of 2017
  • Proof of acceptance to an accredited two- or four-year college or university
  • Resume outlining both academic achievements and employment history
  • A 250 to 500 word essay explaining how you exemplify the "people helping people" philosophy.

Go to for more information.  The application deadline is Friday March 17, 2017.



Scholarships are available to Oakland County High School Seniors who have been accepted and are planning to attend MSU for the 2017-18 school year.  This is a non-renewable scholarship based on grades, test scores and recommendations.  Applicants should have a 3.5+ GPA.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  The application deadline is Friday March 17, 2017.

march 20, 2017

REALTOR SCHOLARSHIP FUND                                                                         

The Realtor Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance for high school seniors attending a Michigan School of Higher Learning.  Last year 37 students received awards averaging $1,000.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  The application deadline is Monday, March 20, 2017.

march 21, 2017


The DAUMV is offering (3) $1,000 scholarships, which will be awarded for meritorious achievement to female students who are planning to attend the University of Michigan in the fall of 2017.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  The application deadline is Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

march 27, 2017

ROYAL OAK MUSICALE                                                                                     

The Royal Oak Musicale is offering scholarships to graduating seniors from schools in Royal Oak and surrounding communities.  Applications are available by emailing Ms. Brockett at or Ms. Smith at  There will be an audition on April 2, 2017.  The application deadline is Monday, March 27, 2017.

march 30, 2017


Oakland Community College Chancellor’s Scholarship will be awarded to the student with the highest cumulative grade point average.  An official transcript with the Fall 2016 (7th semester) grades must be included with the application and mailed to the appropriate person.  The scholarship is for $2,500 ($1,250 for the fall semester, $1,250 for the winter semester).  Applications are available in the Counseling Office or at  The application deadline is Thursday, Mach 30, 2017.

march 31, 2017

SENIORS HELPING SENIORS SCHOLARSHIP                                     

Bay Alarm Medical is offering three scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are involved in a community service effort/volunteer opportunity working with the elderly or to a high school senior who participates in caregiving duties for an elderly relative living in their home.  Go to: for essay questions and all other details.  The application deadline is Friday, March 31, 2017.

spring 2017


Telluride House is a living community at the University of Michigan founded on the three pillars of intellectual inquiry, community service, and self-governance. Made up of 28 undergraduate and graduate students from all ages, backgrounds, and academic disciplines, all residents are on a full scholarship that covers food and housing, renewable for up to 5 years.  Apply starting Spring 2017 at  For more information, go to

april 1, 2017

MICHIGAN RETAILERS ASSOCIATION                                                                         

The Michigan Retailers Association is offering scholarships for up to $1,500.  Eligibility:  Dependant children or owners of MRA-member businesses or full-time employees at MRA-member business; part-time employees at MRA-member businesses who are also full-time students.  Apply at www.retailers.comThe application deadline is Sunday, April 1, 2017.


EZRA PARKER CHAPTER, NATIONAL SOCIETY DAR                                 

Ezra Parker Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is offering the Tenhave Memorial Scholarship.  This $1,000 scholarship is being offered to a senior at Royal Oak High School with a minimum GPA of 3.5+ who plans on majoring in science in college.  Applications are available in the counseling office.  The application deadline is Sunday, April 1, 2017.



The Williams G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship is being offered by Credit Union One.  Applicants must have community service hours during their Junior/Senior years, be a member of a family that has belonged to Credit Union One for a minimum of six months, and have a 3.0+ GPA.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.   The application deadline is Sunday, April 1, 2017.

april 12, 2017

ROYAL OAK COUNCIL PTA                                                              

The Royal Oak Council PTA is offering eight (8) $500.00 scholarships to seniors.  The application is available in the Counseling Office and needs to be returned to the Counseling Office by the deadline date.   The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12, 2017.

april 16, 2017


The 2017 Honorsgradu Multimedia Scholarship is a scholarship designed for creative voices to be heard. Students submit projects that respond to the prompt, Represent your views about the concepts of education vs. learning, in one of the following media categories: art, photography, music, creative writing, or video (for current college students). Five students will each be awarded $1,000 toward their college tuition.  Go to for more inofrmation.  The application deadline is Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 11:59 pm MST.

April 21, 2017

OAK RIDGE ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP                                                                    

Oak Ridge Elementary School offers a $500.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from Royal Oak High School.  The applicant must have attended Oak Ridge Elementary School and maintained a 2.5+ GPA.  Applications are available in the counseling office and must be submitted to Oak Ridge Elementary School by Friday, April 21, 2017.

april 22, 2017

STUDENT VIEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM                                                

Student Insights is offering scholarships to students who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.  Simply log on to and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.  Scholarships will be awarded through a random drawing of all completed applications.  The application deadline is Saturday, April 22, 2017.

april 30, 2017

VIBE CREDIT UNION FUSE SCHOLARSHIP                                                     

Vibe Credit Union is offering five $1,000 scholarships to seniors who have been a member of their credit union for a minimum of one year with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must perform a minimum of 20 community service hours in their junior/senior year.  Online applications are available  at   The application deadline is Sunday, April 30, 2017.

may 5, 2017

AAA MICHIGAN SAFETY PATROL SCHOLARSHIP                                       

AAA Michigan is offering four $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors who served as AAA Safety Patrol member in Michigan.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  The application deadline is Friday, May  5 2017; return applications to the Counseling Office.

may 6, 2017

ARAB AMERICAN AND CHALDEAN COUNCIL                                                   

The Arab American and Chaldean Council offers scholarships to seniors who are of Arab/Chaldean descent.  Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, provide proof of acceptance to a university or college, and submit two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or other school professional.  The application deadline is Saturday, May 6, 2017.

may 12, 2017


The Taco Bell Foundation will award over $1 million in scholarship funds to innovators, creators, and dreamers who submit a video that tells the story of their life's passion.  For more information, go to  The application deadline is Friday, May 12, 2017.

may 31, 2017

ROYAL OAK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE                                                           

The Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce is offering scholarships to seniors that attend school in Royal Oak.  Applicants must be enrolling in post-secondary education after graduation and majoring in one of the following programs:  General Business, Marketing, Communications, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Health Care Management, Human Resources, Internal Business, Public Administration, Management, Operations Management or Information Technology.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  The application deadline is Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

JUNE 1, 2017


This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to high school seniors that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Visit the website to find eligibility information along with the online application.  The application deadline is Thursday, June 1, 2017.



This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit the link  The application deadline is Thursday, June 1, 2017.



This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be award to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link   The application deadline is Thursday, June 1, 2017.

june 30, 2017


Nursing Schools Almanac will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics, and passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare.  This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017.  Interested students may visit  

August 31, 2017


Applicants are asked to submit a persuasive message that shows how you would convince young drivers to reduce distractions while driving.  Messages may be in the form of a video, graphic, or Tweet that resonates with teens and influences their driving behavior.  Entries will be judged and critiqued on the following factors: ability to persuade others, especially teen drivers, to stop texting while driving; ability to grab the attention of your friends, peers, and family; a clear and understandable message; and a demonstration of your personal creativity and ingenuity.  Four scholarships are awarded.  Go to for more details.  The application deadline is Thursday, August 31, 2017.

More scholarship & financial aid information 


FastWeb Scholarship Search 

The first place to start searching!  Search over 660,000 scholarships and over 40,000 colleges at  Check out this video from Fastweb with tips for winning scholarships.  Invite a freind to Fastweb and both of you could wind a $500 scholarship.  Monthly drawings!


Multiple scholarship opportunities 

College Board/Big Future 

Scholarship search.  Complete planning for career and college success! 

College Prowler/niche

Register to get personalized scholarship matches.

NEW - Got an A in an AP class?  That could be worth $400! is a new site that awards scholarship money at participating colleges and universities based on achievements throughout high school. 


Filter seaches by due date, application type, award amount, and more. 


This website is an excellent source of loans, grants and scholarships for nursing students

Michigan Student Aid

Information on saving & planning, scholarships & grants, and student loan..

College scholarship searchers.  Also available as an app. 


MTV sponsored search!  Connect with billions of dollars available in scholarship and grant money.  New featured scholarships each day!


Scholarship opportunities search site.  Helps you discover the ones that fit you best!

Scholarships provided by non-profit organizations and private companies across the country. 


This link provides information on scholarships, grants, and resources for black students.  Seach general scholarships and scholsrships geards toward particular careers. 


Sign up for weekly scholarships and personalized matches.  Fun way to search for apply for scholarships.  Give it a try today!

The simple dollar college scholarship guide

Great information on how to prepare, search, organize and apply for scholarships. 


A different kind of scholarship site, where you earn points by completing surveys, checking out college-related information online, and inviting friends to participate.  Use your points to enter monthly scholarship drawings.  Click here  for more details.

Do you need money for college?

Federal guide to funding your college education


A helpful guide from Cappex .  Options for college funding, definitions to help you understand those options, and cost comparisions. 


One stop help for student and parent assistance with financial aid and college information on the web.


Nonprofit site to help plan career, college, financial aid, and money management.


The information you need about savings plans, financial aid, and federal & state programs that can help you pay for college in Michigan.  
What do you do when you've gotten into your first-choice school, but your financial aid award wasn't what you expected?  Read this article to see what your options are. 

FAFSA (Free application for federal student aid)

NEW DATE! - Free Federal Financial Aid application.  Start here.  Applications are available online beginning October 1, 2016.  Watch for the application deadline, usually late February or early March.

More information about the FAFSA updates for students entering college in 2017 can be found here.

FAFSA Video Document

Check out this video to learn how the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) gives you access to grants, loans and work-study jobs that can help fund your education. 

not so fafsa: how to avoid a student aid scam

Read this informative article for tips to fill out the forms and ways to protect yourself when completing the FAFSA. 


 A comprehensive user-friendly guide to FAFSA that includes why you should fill it out, special circumstances, Q&A, and much more to make the process easier for students and parents. 

Oakland University Financial Services

OU offers a variety of financial aid events and workships available to high school students and their parents.  FAFSA workships begin in January.  See their list of everything you need to complete your FAFSA.