Check off your items

Clearinghouse – Start with Quetzal Mama’s vetted list of scholarships.

Resume – Follow our handy resume template to ROCK your scholarships!

Transcript – Order your official transcript from your high school Registrar.

Letters of Recommendation – From teachers, counselor, and community members. Tips!

Test Scores – Get copies of ACT or SAT test scores, AP or IB exams, and SAT Subject Tests.

Deadlines – Use Quetzal Mama’s free template to keep track of scholarship deadlines.

Essays – Use Quetzal Mama’s scholarship writing techniques to NAIL your essays!

FAFSA – Help your parents complete your FAFSA before the March 2 priority deadline.

Admission Verification – Get a copy of the admission letter from the college you’ll attend.

Helpful Scholarship Planning Tips

Don't miss the opportunity window!
Most scholarship applications are open from Jan 1 through Apr 1.

Start Local, go national.
Start with local groups like Kiwanis, Rotary, or other fraternal based organizations. Then, focus on regional or national scholarship.

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