College Search and Financial Information

What's the Right College For You And How To Get There?

Searching for the Right College

How to Apply for College

Interviewing for College

How to Pay for College?

Warning signs for scholarship scams:

  • Don't apply if there is a request for scholarship "fees"
  • There is never any "Guaranteed" money so don't be scammed by this ploy.

FCPS and Academy Scholarship Information

  • FCPS has an online scholarship database through Family Connections in Blackboard. Remember that some scholarships are time sensitive and must be submitted ON TIME! Better to apply early than late.
  • Deputy Chief William A. Allen Memorial Scholarship - A scholarship fund only for students who are currently enrolled or have successfully completed the Criminal Justice Level II course at Falls Church Academy.
  • If you are interested in contributing to the Deputy Chief William A. Allen Memorial Scholarship by providing additional funds or establishing a new Falls Church Academy scholarship contact Academy Administrator: Bill McGreevy at 703-207-4181 or @email

Financial Aid for College for Military Dependents

For dependents of disabled veterans or service members, there are state and federal programs. 

Websites Offering Financial Aid Information and Career Pathways

* The web-links below are intended to provide information for the college funding process as well as career pathways.  The websites and their information is in no way supported by Falls Church Academy or Fairfax County Public Schools.  As will all information providing financial advice or support, please read carefully all the details involved and make the best choice for your financial situation.

Don’t limit yourself to what is listed above as there are countless organizations that have scholarships available for people just like you! Just remember - never pay for scholarship searches.