TrailGuide: Life After High School

Question #4 How do you find the money to pay for college?

Scholarships -- Private Scholarships

College Board Online
College Board's authoritative, annually updated, online database. This program gives you a list of funding sources and detailed information about how to apply.
Fast Web
A database of scholarships, grants, fellowships, and loans in the private sector funding for college students living in the United States, plus extensive information about federal financial aid.
Gates Millennium Scholarship
Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) is funded by a grant from Bill & Melinda Gates foundation established in 1999 to provide outstanding opportunities for students with significant financial needs.








FAFSA
Checklist
How To
Federal Grants
Pell Grant
FSEOG
Work Study
Loan Programs
Scholarships
Local
Native
National
Other
Private
Military
Applying to Academies
Academies
Resources
Savings/Mutual Funds



Scholarships & Grants
Navigating the FAFSA
Career/Job Links

   Forms:
Budget Worksheet
Personal Academic Survey
Junior Questionnaire
Senior Questionnaire
Overview Checklist
Investigate Careers
Personal Form (for letters)
FAFSA Checklist

   Sample Letters:
Letters to Colleges
Request Recommendation Letters

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