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Financial Aid Resources for High School Students

FAFSA on the web
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form that is prepared annually by current and prospective college students (undergraduate or graduate) in the United States to determine their eligibility for financial aid (including the Pell Grant, Federal student loans and federal work-study.)

California Student Aid Commission
All the information you need to know about Cal grants, California Dream Act (for undocumented or AB 540 students) and FAFSA. You can also apply to any of them through this website.

2014-2015 Scholarships for Undocumented Students
A list of scholarships, via College Greenlight.

College Financial Aid Advice:

My Big Future
My Big Future is your college planning guide. It helps find the college that matches your preferences and provides numerous ways and opportunities for you to pay for college.

50 Top College Scholarships for 2014/2015
Those are considered to be the top 50 scholarships in the United States, some include up to $100,000 and others include full tuition, room and board. Requirements and deadlines vary.

Scholarships and Grants
Seniors in the Class of 2015, you still have time! This link is for a variety of scholarships for everyone and for all interests. Commitment to go to school and working on attaining your goals is all that is needed.

Student Resource Guide, Courtesy of U.S. Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard
This is the "paying for college" student resource guide (Includes scholarships, internships, fellowships, and websites). Deadlines and eligibility requirements vary.

Scholarship America
This resource links to various scholarships whose deadlines range between February – March 2015.  Scholarship America is only open to employees of the sponsoring company or their families, but they also do manage some scholarship programs that are open to students in the general public.