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Colleges & Scholarships

Find the right school for you, prepare for entrance exams and search for financial aid. Need FAFSA help? Set up an appointment at the library by calling 847-663-6434 or emailing

ACT Register and prepare for the ACT, and even view your score.

Best Colleges Searching for the right school for you? See how different colleges measure up in many different categories.

Career One Stop Find career, job training, and job search resources just for you. Sponsored by teh U.S. Department of Labor

Chicago Scholars High school juniors who attend any school in Chicago are eligible for scholarships.

College Board Search for colleges, register for the SAT, and complete the CSS Profile that many provate colleges require for financial aid.

College Raptor Enter information about yourslef to get comparisons of estimated financial aid packages, campus match scores, and admission chances. Search for scholarships and learn about grants and loans.

Dollars for Scholars Current high school seniors can apply for scholarships from the Niles Chamber of Commerce from November through March.

FAFSA Apply NOW for student financial aid for the 2018-19 school year. Never pay for help filling out the FAFSA, it's FREE. Call 847-663-6434 or email:

FastWeb Access over 1.5 million scholarships to help you pay for college.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund This is the nation's leading Hispanic scholarship organization. Most scholarship applications open in January.

ISAC Student Portal  ISAC is committed to helping make college more accessible and affordable for Illinois families.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Exceptional students with financial need can receive scholarships. Apply in 7th grade for the young scholars program.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships, internships, and mentoring for minority students. Apply beginning November 1.

Khan Academy Learn many subjects for free, and get help with the new SAT test.

QuestBridge Bright, under-served high school juniors can connect with leading colleges through this program.

Unigo Search for colleges and financial aid.

Women in STEM Scholarships and support especially for women in the STEM fields
Women’s Sports Foundation Female athletes are eligible to apply for scholarships.