Education & Scholarships

Finding Money Sources

College Board’s Scholarship Search
This site contains online tool to help you locate scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match your education level, talents, and background.

“FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools — on or off the web.”

Office of Student Financial Aid - Florida
This website contains financial aid information specific to Floridians.

FAFSA Online
Apply online for Free Student Aid from the Federal government.

Test Prep Guides

College Board Testing
Information on how, when and where to take the CLEP and SAT tests.

Educational Testing Services
A listing of common education tests is on the main page with links to further information. For example: AP, GRE, iSkills, Field tests, MAPP, PRAXIS, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, TOEFL, TOEIC, TSE, etc.

Find information about the FCAT, sample test material, and where to search for and receive scores.


Testing and Education Reference Center
This database provides career profiles, career assessments, a resume builder, searchable college, graduate, and specialty school databases, scholarships for colleges and graduate schools, and test preparation for the GED, civil service and military entrance exams, licensing tests for law enforcement, real estate, the postal service, and many other fields, plus college and graduate school admissions exams.

Educator’s Reference Complete
Covers all levels of education, from preschool to college and every educational specialty.

School Locator

The School District of Osceola County
Contains information on the Osceola School Board and all the schools in the Osceola school district.

Osceola County Private Schools
Contains contact information for the private schools located in Osceola County.

U.S. Department of Education School Search
Find schools both public and private with statistics.

Great Schools
Find the school that’s right for you.

U.S. News and World Report
Ranks the best colleges, graduate schools and high schools in the nation.

Planning and Applying

College Board’s Apply for College
“Applying to college takes thought, effort, and organization. Our tools and expert advice can help you keep track of applications, apply to college online, and write solid admission essays.”

Education Planner
This website will help you figure out how to prepare, select, and pay for college.

Mapping Your Future
“Mapping Your Future is your free resource for career, college, financial aid, and money management information. Our goal is to help individuals achieve life-long success by empowering students, families, and schools with free, web-based information and services.”

Florida Department of Education
Source for all kinds of information on the many schools, districts, and education related programs, events, and departments in the state. Contains information for students, parents, and teachers.

Explore Tutorials and New Technology

Florida Distance Learning Consortium
Get info about distance learning and check out the course catalog for a listing of classes and degrees you can acquire by way of video, Internet, 2 way TV, or with print media

Florida Virtual School
K-12 educational instruction via the State of Florida.

Testing and Education Reference Center
Tour of the database.

FAFSA Online
Video with quick tips on application process.

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  • 374.013 - Adult and vocational education
  • 378.0025, 378.025, 378.73 - Higher education
  • 378.3 - Financial aid and scholarships
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