There are hundreds of scholarships out there, available to college students.
During Tuesday afternoon’s Lunch & Learn, Laura Lange, Lakeland University’s assistant director of financial aid, gave LU students great tips on how to best look for and land these funds.
Lange also cautioned against scams, advising students about red flags.
Lakeland’s financial aid office has many helpful tools on my.Lakeland to help students negotiate the sometimes murky scholarship waters. After logging on to my.Lakeland, students should click “Trad Undergrad Students,” then “Financial Aid-Trad UG Program,” then scroll to the bottom. They will find a list of all scholarship opportunities LU is aware of.
Lakeland’s Lunch & Learn program is a regular initiative designed to educate and help LU students with many subjects topical to them. The next installment, scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 16, in the 1862 Lounge, focuses on LinkedIn, and features guest presenter Lindsay Harrison-Eirich, owner of Engaged Networking.
Back to scholarships, Lange explained that the range of criteria is incredible, and includes academic excellence, athletics, extracurricular involvement, art, leadership, community service, overcoming adversity, nationality, race, religious affiliation and even hobbies.
Students with questions about how to pursue the many scholarship dollars available should contact Lange at or call 920-565-1032 (ext. 2379).