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Chinook College Funding Service
screens prospective students, producing a targeted list of scholarship providers. Users pay $15 to view this list online--but they do not surrender their e-mail address to advertisers. http://www.chinook.com/
CollegeBoard-connect to college success
An Excellent site to start you on your path toward a four-year college. SAT Registration and preparation center; get SAT scores; apply for a loan; financial aid calculators; college search; major and career profiles. http://www.collegeboard.com/
College Directory Network
For Students: Get free information from multiple schools with one easy form. Student Resources: Helpful calculators, articles and more. http://collegedirectorynetwork.com/
CollegeNET
Launched in 1995, CollegeNET is the #1 portal for applying to college over the web. Not a diskette, CD, or download system, CollegeNET lets applicants complete, file, and pay for their admissions applications entirely through the Internet. Over 350 colleges and universities including Virginia Tech, Ohio State, and Stanford Graduate School have contracted with us to serve their official web-based admissions applications. While these applications are also directly accessible from university homepages, they are presented here for your convenient access and use. http://www.collegenet.com/ The Mach 25 database contains over 600,000 awards totaling over $1.6 billion. Mark the filters below to narrow down the number of awards displayed on your results page. Free! http://www.collegenet.com/mach25/
College is Possible
A resource guide for parents, students and education professionals. http://www.CollegeIsPossible.org/
Deja.com
offers access to more than 40,000 discussion groups, visit the forum soc.college.admissions, whose participants help answer scholarship-related questions. Free! http://www.deja.com/
Direct Loans
U.S. Department of Education, find out about applying for Direct Loans, learn about your options for repayment, use the interactive calculators, download Direct Loan deferment and forbearance forms, get information about Direct Consolidation Loans, and use FAFSA on the Web. http://www.ed.gov/directloan/students.html
Embark
a comprehensive resource for finding and applying to the right school for you Free! http://www.embark.com/
fastWEB
features a searchable database of 400,000 scholarships that's updated daily. Free! http://www.fastweb.com/
FinAid
a financial aid and scholarship research tool is growing at about 30 percent a year. Free! http://www.finaid.com/ FinAid also contains a worthwhile section on scholarship scams. It warns scholarship seekers to be wary of services that guarantee success, require an application fee or are really just sales pitches disguised as financial aid "seminars." See http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/scams.phtml.
FreSch!
has a database of over 1,900 sources of scholarships, representing approximately 130,000 awards. Your first step should be to PowerSearch the Database. Free! http://www.freschinfo.com/
GoCollege
has a reliable web-based scholarship search the only one featured on ABC's 20/20 on May 7, 1999 http://www.gocollege.com/
Minority On-Line Information Service
offers a searchable database of scholarships available for minority applicants. Free! http://www.fie.com/molis/scholar.htm
Sallie Mae
funds and services student loans and has a scholarship service. http://search.cashe.com/
Scholarship Resource Network Express
Scholarship Resource Network Express contains a database of over 8,000 programs with a distribution level of over 150,000 awards for undergraduate and postgraduate students worth a total of more than $35 million! This database also includes student loan forgiveness programs for those who have graduated from college and need alternatives for repayment. http://www.srnexpress.com/
U.S. news and World Report
offers a broad range of college-related materials, including a section on financial aid and scholarships. Free! http://www.usnews.com/usnews/home.htm
The Warrior Foundation
sponsors grants for children of U.S. special operations forces killed in action. Free! http://www.specialops.org/

This page was last updated October 31, 2009

For further information contact:

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Bonnie Bell, Ed. D.

Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services

170 W San Jose Ave, Atrium Level

Claremont, CA 91711

Telephone: (909) 398-0609 x.70201

FAX: (909) 624-6274

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Pamela Kling, Administrative Secretary

(909) 398-0609 x.70202

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