Scholarships: This is a list of scholarships available to West Seniors. The list will be updated through the school year, and we recommend students check it on a regular basis.
College Representatives Visits to West:This list is updated frequently and shows the dates that representatives from colleges will be at West to meet with students. The representatives come on Tuesdays during Seminar or sometimes during lunch.
College Search Engines:
College Navigator: This site allows you to search for schools based on major, location, special programs, sports etc.
collegexpress: This site allows you to search for schools based on lists (Top culinary schools, hidden gem schools, schools with the best financial aid packages etc.)
Niche: This site gathers feedback from students at colleges to give prospective students inside information on the school, its programs, its reputation etc.
BigFuture: This site allows you to search for colleges based on location, majors, college type, and campus life.
goingmerry: This site allows you to search and apply for scholarships.
Understanding the Choices: The Black Family’s Guide to College Admissions
Real Talk: Empowering Black Students to Own Their Future
The HBCU Resource Guide: https://uncf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022-UNCF-HBCU-Resource-Guide-FINAL.pdf
HBCUs 101: https://hbculifestyle.com/hbcus-101-getting-started/
5 Things to Know - HBCU edition: https://nmaahc.si.edu/explore/stories/5-things-know-hbcu-edition
Why Choose an HBCU: https://hbcufirst.com/resources/why-choose-an-hbcu