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College & Career Corner

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Resources & Links

The following sites may be of assistance to you in your search for college scholarship and financial aid information.


http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/students-with-disabilities/. This resource contains useful information for students with disabilities. It discusses how to obtain classroom accommodations and contains information on other useful apps and tools for the classroom.



http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/ Our online college learning and resource center serves as a hub for some of our best content. On this page, you can find guides to accreditation and its importance, financial aid and scholarship lists, student support resources, and more.

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/financial-aid/financial-aid-for-online-colleges/ Our guide to financial aid for online colleges is perhaps one of the most useful pages on our site -- many students considering higher education options don't realize just how much financial aid is available to them.

Careers in Healthcare (http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/home) - this site is a free resource that allows students to explore careers in dentistry, nursing, veterinary medicine and a bunch of other medical & health areas. 

TryEngineering (http://tryengineering.org/) - great site for students, parents and guidance counselors to explore engineering careers. Has info on how you can get involved with internships and competitions, as well as a college search feature. 

Accounting Career Guide (http://www.efficientlearning.com/accounting-career-guide​) - Wiley has a free beginner's accounting career guide that has useful info on how to become an accountant and lists top accounting schools & scholarship opportunities.


College Admissions 

College and Career Literature


College Prep Sites 


Dual Enrollment Link 


Federal Sites 


Financial Aid 


Foundations & Scholarship Providers


Military Sites

Coast Guard Career Central - Click Financial Aid 

Additional Resources


http://www.reuters.com - increase economic mobility by busting college myths

www.finaid.org – links to: scholarships, grants, loans, graduate aid

www.studentaid.ed.gov – information from the U.S. Dept. of Ed. on preparing for and funding education beyond high school


www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship - Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt.

– create a profile and let fastweb do the research for you

www.myscholly.com – mobile app that provides students with a fast and simple way to find scholarships for college

www.cashcourse.org – information for college students to stay financially informed

www.cksf.org – educational & scholarship opportunities for students of all levels

www.cappex.com – free website where you learn which colleges want you, before you apply

www.scholarships.com – free college scholarship search and financial aid information

www.scholarshipamerica.org – provides information and resources for your scholarship search

www.meritaid.com – free source for $11 billion in merit aid scholarships from 1,000s of colleges

www.brokescholar.com – find scholarships and use tools to stay organized and make the process easier

www.knowhow2go.org – complete information on college prep, whether in middle school or seniors

www.hsf.net – largest provider of college financial aid for Latino students

www.latinocollegedollars.org – scholarship information for Latino students

www.thurgoodmarshallfund.net – provide scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

www.gmsp.org – The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program provides outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose

www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html – the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI)

www.collegefund.org – provides Native students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities

www.dellscholars.org – Dell Scholars Program recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance

www.uncf.org – awards 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books and room and board

www.zinch.com – connect with scholarships and learn about colleges

http://www.bestschools.com  - online colleges in Utah
http://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/  -  one of the largest databases of scholarships on the web and unlike others it requires no personal information and it's free to use


Some of the links on this site lead to resources outside Arlington Public Schools. The presence of these links should not be taken as an endorsement by APS of these sites or their content. The existence of these links should not be interpreted as APS sanction, approval or authorization of the information on, or the information that is obtainable through these other homepages. The Arlington Public Schools makes no guarantee or warranty, express or implied, concerning the content or accuracy of any material on any links.

Last Modified on June 14, 2016