College and Career Center

  • The College and Career Center provides resources to help students plan for college and career, including researching colleges, college applications, financial aid, scholarships, SAT/ACT testing and more. Check the resources below. Contact: Linda Norris, College and Career Advisor, norrisl@manateeschools.net

    The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for the Class of 2024 is now OPEN. Access the FAFSA Application and fill it out today. Don't Delay ...FAFSA today! 

    It's Scholarship Season!  Seniors, check the MHS Scholarship List below and apply for as many as you can.  We have very generous local organizations who offer scholarships to students in recognition of your academics, community service and achievements. 


Important Information

  • SAT/ACT Tests
    These college entrance exams are required by many 4-year colleges/universities, Florida Bright Futures Scholarships and other scholarships. Taking them second semester of Junior year is the traditional timeframe. Most students take them 2 or 3 times to be prepared to apply to colleges in the fall of senior year. Students must register themselves and pay online - click here for dates, registration deadlines and links. 

    Florida Bright Futures
    All seniors should complete the Florida Financial Aid Application. This one application is used for all state of Florida grants/scholarships, including Bright Futures!  It opens October 1st of senior year, is online and only takes a few minutes. Seniors should complete it in the fall - even if they are still working on the requirements, like service hours or test scores. Click for Florida Financial Aid Application details.

    Click to learn more about all the state scholarships, including Bright Futures.