The University of California has created virtual events for students and their families to learn about the many opportunities offered by the UC system. Campus representatives will be available to answer questions. Click here to register for upcoming events in September and October.
- Learn how you can attend community college for free, provided by LA College Promise. Webinar on July 29th or August 4th 5:30PM – 6:30PM. Learn more and register here.
- The Los Angeles Public Library has partnered with The Princeton Review to offer free college preparation workshops and ACT/SAT practice tests online. Workshops include “Paying for College,” “College 101,” and “College Application – Personal Statement.” Sessions begin July 11. For more information and to register for these online events, click here.
- College Resources for High School Students provided by USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy and Practice
- Parent Ambassador Summer Workshop Series provided by the UCLA Early Academic Outreach Program. Learn more on how you can become an advocate for your student through a series of free workshops
- University of California President’s Pre-College Scholars is providing a Summer MasterClass Series on a variety of college prep topics. Virtual workshops take place every Wednesday starting at 4:30PM. Click here to take a look at the schedule and to sign up!
- Compare colleges and universities by BigFuture. Use BigFuture’s comparison tool to compare up to 3 colleges you’re interested in based on location, campus life, cost, etc.
- Khan Academy offers a college admissions unit where students can learn about 4-year colleges, the importance of college, access to college, listen to student stories, and more. Learn more.
- Best College provides a guide for undocumented students to help them navigate and learn about the college options available to them.
- DACA News and FAQs for Undocumented Students
- Adventures in Education provides resources for students, parents, and families on getting ready for college, succeeding through college, managing your money and more! Explore here.
- Student resources and workshops on college, financial aid, scholarships, extracurriculars, mental health, and more! Provided by First Gen Empowerment Project. Explore here.
- College and financial aid resources for undocumented students
- The College Guide for LGBTQ Students provides a variety of resources for students and parents including evaluating colleges, laws for LGBTQ students, and more
- Scholarship for high-school seniors provided by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. The deadline to apply is October 30, 2020. Learn more and apply here.
- $40,000 STEM College Scholarships for High School Seniors provided by The Edison Scholars Program. The deadline to apply is December 14, 2020. Learn more and start your application here.
- Scholarship for community college students provided by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. The deadline to apply is January 6, 2021. Learn more and apply here.
- The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation will be awarding 150 high school seniors with a $20,000 scholarship. The application is due by October 31, 2020, at 5 pm. Apply here.
- Learn more about the scholarship programs offered by the Horatio Alger Association where students can find state scholarships, career & technical scholarships, targeted scholarships, and national scholarships. Click here to find a scholarship for you.
- Learn more about the different types of scholarships, how student loans work, budgets, and more on this financial literacy page for students provided by Annuity.org
- Get Schooled has provided a list of various college scholarship websites and opportunities, including financial aid for undocumented and DACA students. Explore here.
- Search for a variety of scholarships, financial aid, and internship opportunities provided by CollegeBoard.
- List of scholarship opportunities for undocumented students
- MALDEF’s scholarship resource guide
- Opportunity HUB provided by the Los Angeles Education Partnership where students can search for scholarships and learn more about financial aid, community college, internships, and more! Explore here.
- Browse a variety of scholarships with Scholarship America. Search by state and availability.
- Search for scholarships by category on FinAid.
- Scholarship search engine provided by Adventures in Education.
- Search for scholarships and grants on UNIGO.
- List of scholarships provided by First Gen Empowerment Project.
- College Scholarships for LGBTQ Students
- Provided by the CollegeBoard, make a list of six colleges you like by July 31 to qualify for a $500 scholarship. Learn more here
- The Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities has partnered with Molson Coors to award 40 scholarships to undergraduate students enrolled at HACU-member institutions in select cities. The deadline for online application is July 31, 2020. Click here to learn about eligibility criteria. Apply here.
- Apply for The Black Lives Matter Scholarship. Applications are due by August 20, 2020.
- The Miguel Contreras Foundation (MCF) Scholarship for high school graduates or current students at a vocational, college or graduate program who have financial need and history of community service. The deadline to apply is August 17, 2020.
- $1,000 College Scholarship is available for high school students. The deadline is August 31st. For more info, please join the “Road to Uni Foundation” Facebook group
- Learn how your interests connect to different careers with CaliforniaColleges.edu online assessment.
- Find your pathway and explore college majors and career options here.
- Career Conversations Podcasts provided by the Los Angeles Public Library. Listen and learn about a variety of careers here.
- CareerShip provides middle and high school students the opportunity to review, research, and learn more about different careers and find those based on their interests. Start here.
- Learn about careers in counseling, including degree options, steps to take, and more. Explore here.
- Web Development Workshop Series provided by the Los Angeles Public Library, Fridays at 4 pm on September 4,11,18,25, and October 2nd. Sign up here.
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