College & Scholarships

Finest Counseling College Exploration & Planning Site

College and Financial Aid 101 (CFHSC Counseling Department Presentation)


LINKS

Colorado Dept. of Ed. College Admissions Tool - Find out more about how competitive you are for college admissions and planning.  

Why Go to College? Find out by clicking here

WICHE Student Exchange Program - Western undergraduate exchange

Colorado Asset - In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

College Opportunity Fund (COF)  - State benefit for Colorado residents attending a Colorado institution of higher education

EDReady - Free Accuplacer and SAT Prep and MORE

Khan Academy Free Test Prep

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Apply to Colorado universities & colleges (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)

Go to the college website and click on the links to be directed to the online application for each school. Follow prompts for "Freshman" or "First Year Students" applications.

Scholarships

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. 

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 AMY, KAT, OR HEATHER G. FOR SUPPORT 

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

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

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search
 

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