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GoingMerry Scholarships (regional & national scholarships)

GoingMerry Scholarships (regional & national scholarships)

Please note that our local El Dorado County scholarships will become available in November.  The information below is for additional scholarships that are offered at the national and regional level through a company called GoingMerry that EDHS is partnering with to help students find additional scholarship opportunities

Additional Scholarship Resources

Online Scholarships
Get creative with your internet searches. Try key words like "northern california," "sierra nevada," "sacramento area," etc. Some scholarships are not listed anywhere. Ask parents & other relatives about professional organizations or clubs they belong to that might offer scholarships.
Search for scholarships that relate to your activities, interests, or family - like golf, catholic, architect, cancer, tall, aviation, asian, journalism, asthma, bagpipes, etc. Use a national scholarship database. Popular sites to use are and Also note that has a free phone app.
Always be aware of who is asking for your personal information and what they are doing with it. Never pay money to apply for a scholarship, and be wary of scholarship "guarantees."
Institutional Scholarships
Don't forget that each university/college/technical school will usually offer scholarships - this is typically where you will find some of the high-dollar scholarships, especially at private institutions. Check their financial aid websites. Some scholarships are automatic if you meet the criteria when you are admitted, others require a separate application. Pay attention to deadlines. Also consider a simple web search with your college's name, city or region, or an affiliated Greek organization.