College Prep

DESCRIPTION

Are you interested in looking into financial aid, higher education or studying abroad? If so, check out the World Wide Web sites listed below.

PROCEDURE

  1. Visit the following websites:

    FastWEB (Financial Aid Search Through the Web) offers an online searchable database of more than 180,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans free of charge.
    URL: http://www.fastweb.com/

    CollegeNET is a free service containing information on schools, financial aid, and admissions applications. It features a listing of community colleges, universities, vocational schools, and technical training schools which users can search by school location, population, fees, and types of degrees offered.
    URL: http://www.collegenet.com/

    The United States Information Service provides information on educational and cultural exchange programs. Applications for Fulbright scholarships and otherexchange programs can be downloaded.
    URL: http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c21963.htm
     

  2. Explore the sites.
  3. Use the bookmark capabilities of your browser to save the site locations for future use.

This lesson is part of the series "DO-IT Lessons" developed by the University of Washington. Creation of the series of lessons is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers 9255803 and 9550003. The lessons are now maintained through funds from the State of Washington. The University of Washington holds the copyright to the series of lessons, however ownership of the Internet resources referenced in the lessons may be found at the resource site. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed at these sites are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation, the University of Washington or the State of Washington.