Class of 2016 College News
Cash for College Edition
How will you pay for college?
FAFSA is Key!
The State of Indiana's deadline for FAFSA submission is March 10 but the earlier you complete your FAFSA the better. Some colleges have earlier deadlines so be sure to check with the financial aid office of the college(s) you are attending or considering. The following video will take you through the process of filing your FAFSA.
Ready to get started? This link will take you to the FAFSA!
Help is Available
FAFSA Completion Dates
Thursday, February 25 - 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Ben Davis High School Media Center
Thursday, March 3 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m - Ben Davis High School Media Center
Here are some tips to help you submit a winning application.
- Read and follow all instructions.
- Submit a clean and neat application.
- Submit a well-composed essay that makes a positive impression.
- Be aware of and meet all deadlines.
- Mail applications to the proper address with the proper postage affixed.
- Give your application materials a final review.
- Seek assistance if you need it.
This link includes several of our local scholarships. The spreadsheet will be updated. Additional scholarships can be found in Naviance.
The Local Scholarship Search in Naviance
In the Colleges tab, click on 'Scholarship List'.
Sort or Select Category
Students can sort by several criteria including; deadline, amount, or category.
Complete the Application
All scholarships include a link to the application.
How to find state and national opportunities
It would be impossible for us to notify you of every scholarship opportunity. We post most opportunities that we know of but you should do your own research to find even more opportunities. These websites and resources are a great place to start.
Ben Davis High School Evening of Excellence
To include recognition of an award or scholarship in the program, students should submit a copy of the scholarship award letter or certificate to the student services office. The deadline to submit this documentation is April 15. Only documented scholarships will be included in the Evening of Excellence program.
For questions about the Evening of Excellence, please contact the Student Services office at 988-7360.
Ben Davis High School Office of Student Services
Sherman Woodard, Director
Anna Coyne, College Admission Coordinator
Mike Horning, Counselor
Andrea Norcross, Counselor
Jamika Jones, Counselor
Chelsea Zimmerman, Counselor
Susan Williams, Counselor
Brian Abney, Counselor
Sonya Hicks, Counselor