Links & Resources For High School Students

ACT - Register for the ACT test; gives practice tests

American Indian College Fund - Provides scholarships and other support of the nation's tribal colleges and universities

American Indian Higher Education Consortium - Provides information and resources for American Indians interested in attending tribal colleges

CFPB - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official site of the U.S. government

College Portrait - Provides accountability data on institutional performance; sponsored by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges and by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities

College Scorecard - Provides information about a college's affordability and value so you can make more informed decisions about which college to attend - Offers practical advice and resources to help you with FAFSA completion and paying for college

Degree - Provides a database of every school and program in the U.S. Potential students can search and find the school and degree they are looking for, for free - Offers information on education programs and resources through the federal government for those who are disabled

FastWeb - Registration required; provides searches for colleges, scholarships, jobs, and internships

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Allows students and parents to fill out the FAFSA with step-by-step instructions

Free Scholarship Search - Provides links to more than 40 free online scholarship search sites

GoCollege - Provides resources for admissions, education options, college survival, and financial aid - Provides college fair information

Hispanic College Fund, Inc. - Provides links for financial aid; planning for college; scholarships, internships, and professional development

Journey to College - "Like" the MDHE's Facebook page or follow our Twitter account to stay informed about scholarship opportunities, state financial aid, Missouri postsecondary institutions, and more

Loan Discount Analyzer - Provides help for calculating how specific lender incentives would actually impact your loan

Mapping Your Future - Provides students and parents with information on financial strategies, career options, and college planning

MASFAP's Show-Me to College events database - Find free workshops and college fairs by county, keyword search, or date range - Registration required; provides a search for scholarships and grants exclusively for the military community

Missouri Connections - Open the door for career awareness and exploration, search and compare colleges, prepare for transition to postsecondary education and the world of work. Students (grades 7-16), parents, guidance counselors, and educators can use the online system at no charge

Missouri Employment Projections, from MERIC - Offers an occupation search tool providing projected future numbers of jobs for all of Missouri or any region within Missouri

Missouri Scholarship and Loan Foundation - Offers scholarships, grants, and loans through Missouri's postsecondary schools

Nelnet - Provides information for planning and financing education along with planning careers

Sallie Mae - Provides information about student loans

Scholarship Experts - Site registration required; Provides free scholarship searches - Provides links for scholarship searches; college searches; and scholarship providers

Show-Me Scholars - A program offered by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce to help students prepare academically for postsecondary school

St. Louis Graduates - Resources for students and their families navigating the college preparation, access and completion pipeline

The College Board - Provides information for registering and preparing for the SAT


The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid - Provides information on scholarships, loans, military aid, and saving for college - Provides questions and answers for students, parents, teachers, and administrators from the U.S. Department of Education

United Negro College Fund - Serves as a national advocate for minorities in higher education - Helps students be seen during the college admissions process - Scholarship Central, dozens of scholarships and interest free programs - The Scholarship Foundation - get advice and funding

Citizens One

College covered

Missouri Scholarship & Loan foundation

Sallie Mae (lets make college happen)


Wells Fargo