Databases & Websites for Career, College & Scholarship Planning

The College Board

Register for the PSAT and SAT, try practice tests, and look for colleges here.


Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and become eligible for grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school here.

Federal Student Aid

Find out what grants and scholarships, or “gift aid,” you may be eligible for here.

Pivotal College Years

Whether you are a Student, Parent, or Educator looking for quality virtual support in uncertain times, Pivotal College Years is making the College Planning Portal for Families FREE to EVERYONE. EVERYTHING you need for college planning in one place. *Valid until 12/31/20

Teen Life

Searchable web directory of STEM, gap year, pre-college, overnight summer and community service programs for students in grades 7-12. The TeenLife Blog provides helpful tips for students and parents preparing for college and careers.

Testing & Education Center

Practice tests and books for a variety of standardized tests, as well as undergraduate school and scholarship search help.

U.S. Department of Labor’s Free Scholarship Search Tool

Search more than 8,000 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other financial aid award opportunities.

Local Scholarships

Please refer to each individual scholarship for eligibility requirements and deadlines.

Shawsheen Valley Technical High School Guidance
Check here for a list of scholarships available to SVTHS students

Wilmington High School Guidance Department
Check here for a list of scholarships available to WHS students and students living in Wilmington, MA

Town of Wilmington Scholarship
Due mid-April
Paper copies available at the WHS Guidance Office, WPS office, Town Hall,  and the Wilmington Memorial Library beginning annually in March

Wilmington Boosters Association
Check the Wilmington Boosters Association website for forthcoming scholarship information

Wilmington Community Fund
Due April 30th

Wilmington-Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce
Due April 1st

Volunteer and Paid Positions for Teens

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