Life After High School

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Life After High School

Rhode Island Association of Former Legislators Scholarship   This one-time award is in the $1,500 range.

In order to qualify as an applicant, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Graduating high school senior
  • Rhode Island resident
  • Extensive public service

Deadline for applications is May 2, 2014.

To apply, simply click on the link below:


There are also many other scholarships available on our website  We appreciate your help in spreading the word about this and other scholarship opportunities from the Rhode Island Foundation.

CollegeSource Catalogs (Available from within the library only – hours)
Links to college and university websites across the country, with full-text access to their catalogs.

Criminal justice career and education information from

The FAFSA website allows you to do all your financial aid work on-line AND connects with the IRS so tax information is automatically added to your application.

2013-2014 Student Aid deadlines

Fun Works… for careers you never knew existed
This helpful website provides information on lots of interesting careers and even includes a QUIZ to help point you in the right direction if you aren’t really sure what you want to be “when you grow up”. is a free SAT prep site claiming to have more of everything: lessons, practice questions, mentor communication, support and access., the official SAT prep site from the people that write the SAT.  The site has practice tests, a “Question of the Day” with scoring and answer explanations, test dates and registration links and much, much more.

Learning Express Library is your online source for test preparation. Improve your scores on the GED, ACT, GMAT, SAT, ASVAB, lots of professional examinations, and lots more!

Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and the working conditions for hundreds of different types of jobs.  In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market in each State and more.

Live Homework Help from RI public libraries has a test preparation module for the SAT, GED, ACT, standardized tests from all 50 states, graduate school entrance exams, the civil service exam and more.