Colleges & Careers

Ready for College?

Find a college you enjoy! Check out the ones listed below!

Need help paying for college? Get information on grants, scholarships, loans, and a work-study program at the MEFA website.

Be sure to access the Department of Education's site on Federal Financial Aid and the website to apply for financial aid  FAFSA.

Don't miss our new Grants to Individuals database. Grants to Individuals helps reduce student debt. You can search for grantmakers who fund scholarships, fellowships, and student aid.

**Please note that Grants to Individuals is available to use from within the library only (no remote access). Please stop by in person and use one of our public computers, or bring your own device to connect from our public WiFi. Funding for these subscriptions is provided by The Friends of the Fitchburg Public Library.

Check out the government state aid program, FinAid.

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education has a college planning site, Your Plan for the Future.

The following are local area colleges you may wish to consider:

 Career Ideas

The following are links to study medical coding and billing, becoming a medical assistant, and other medical careers: