College & Scholarships

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Applying to post-secondary institutions can be a detailed and time consuming process.  Deadlines vary with most four-year university deadlines being in January or February of the year you are planning to attend, while community colleges and some other colleges are rolling admissions throughout the year.  

Hello, my name is James.

Post Secondary Advisor

My job is to help connect you to all your post secondary options, such as college, trade school, workforce, etc. I will be hosting rep visits, application workshops, one-on-one appointments, and more!

Schedule an Appointment or Stop By the Future Center!

In-person days for me: Wednesday-Friday at Lunch

Out of School days: Monday - Wednesday until Lunch

Scholarships/Financial Aid

You CAN find money to pay for college. Check it out:

Tips: Do your FAFSA as early as possible between October 1 and April before you want to start college. Also, fill out your Colorado Opportunity Fund (COF) to get a stipend per credit at Colorado colleges. 

College and Financial Aid 101 (CFHSC Counseling Department Presentation)

Start with scholarships at the college you want to go to first, then local (such as Englewood and Colorado scholarships), then look through the list of Specific Scholarships. Finally, create a profile on one of the general search sites.

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS ARE BEING ADDED INTO NAVIANCE - See your Counseling Team for details.

Seniors - watch your email from James Walsh, our post secondary advisor, for the most up to date scholarship lists!

General Search Sites:
National Scholarship Search in Naviance (school account required).

Englewood Scholarships (see a counselor at Finest for more information on the following:
Englewood Educator Foundation
Englewood Board of Education Scholarships
Englewood Rotary Foundation





Test Prep

Academic Resources

All Englewood students have free access to Method Test Prep. See your counselor to get access.

Method Test Prep

SparkNotes Test Prep

Denver Public Library Teen Resources 

Test Anxiety Tips

Arapahoe Library - Study rooms, homework help and more

Postsecondary Research Resources

Colorado Credential Value Comparison

Cost of College Information

Understanding Undergraduate Student Loan Debt Among Colorado Residents