Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you can reapply. Please read the scholarship criteria and eligibility for further instructions.
Please provide proof of enrollment. (For example, a class schedule.)
Please send your thank you letters directly to the FM Area Foundation. We will direct your note to the fundholder and/or selection committee.
It depends on how the scholarship fund is set up. There are a variety of different types of scholarship funds. If the awarding of the scholarship has been given to the Foundation, we have a scholarship committee made up of retired teachers and community members who evaluate applications and select the scholarship recipient.
Yes! We encourage you to apply for as many scholarships as possible. The more scholarship support you receive today, the less student loans you’ll have to pay back later.
Scholarship deadlines vary. Please check the scholarship application for the deadline.
Our scholarship listing should be live by February 1 of each year.
We process our scholarship checks in early August and send them directly to your Financial Aid Office. Please note that depending on the process, it could take several weeks after your school receives the check to have it reflect on your account. If you are questioning its status, please check with your Financial Aid Office first to find out if it is being processed.