How to apply for IAF scholarships
If you can conquer the latest video game or understand how to use all the bells and whistles on your phone, then you won't have any problems getting through our application process.
But first... If you are unsure where you would like to attend school, try checking out our colleges here!
We encourage all high school students looking for scholarships to career and technical colleges to take a few minutes to take the steps laid out below.
After you read these steps, take a look at the list of things you can do next while your application is processing.
Follow These Steps:
Step 1 - Download our Imagine America mobile app! Create a login and profile - it's super quick and simple -
to download it now! Or create your profile on our portal page, www.iafportal.org.
Step 2 - Just follow the prompts that walk you through the steps
Step 3 - Enter the information to complete your profile - this is a necessary step before you apply for your scholarship to trade schools and career colleges
Step 4 - Once you have created your account you will be prompted via a pop up to click on "Apply for Scholarships" in the navigation menu
Step 5 - Under "Type" select "HS" if you are a graduating high school in this calendar year.
Step 6 - Find your school on our alphabetical list, click on your campus, review your information and submit your application
Step 7 - Watch the Financial Planning Made Simple (FPMS) video. This is a required step. So pop some popcorn and kick back. We want to make sure you make smart financial choices to reduce the risk of stress while you train for the job you want
HS- Step 8 - In the case of a HS applicant- Your application will be sent to your guidance counselor for review. Once they approve your application, your application is then sent to the college for their review.
ASEP/MAP-Step 8 - After completing your application it will then be sent to the college for their review.
What Happens Next
After you submit your career college scholarship app for high school grads, be sure to...
- Take a look at our Student Roadmap to Success
- Download our mobile app to keep an eye on your status
- Check out our trends and resources section for tons of useful info.
- Send your parents a link to the Parents Roadmap To Success
We hope you qualify for our Imagine America Career College Scholarship for High School Students. Hopefully we can help you move on to the next exciting phase of your life journey!
Benefits of career college training:
• Shorter programs and focused training
• Class schedule flexibility for working students
• May help you connect with local employers after you complete your training
• Many have a variety of financial aid options available for students
If you want to explore career college training, keep moving down the road…
Apply for scholarships using our mobile app!
IAF app delivers tools & resources perfect for students of all ages, high school counselors, career college and university college admins. Matching your school with scholarships opportunities, applying and checking application status has never been easier.