Scholarships are a great source of free money for college! Click the scholarship bulletin link above for many scholarships including local Davis community scholarships only offered to Davis seniors. The Bulletin is updated every two weeks, so check it often for new additions. The same list of scholarships is on Naviance.

How to get free cash for college

Welcome to the
Career Center!

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The goal of Davis Senior High School's Career Center is to help students plan their future after high school. The Career Center is where students can get valuable information and resources on college planning, scholarships, financial aid, job opportunities, career exploration, summer activities, volunteer programs and more!  

During this time of distance learning, please email Julie Clayton at for help with all Career Center resources, college planning, financial aid, scholarships, job searches, etc.

Career Center Resources

  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Financial aid information
  • College planning materials   
  • NAVIANCE college and career exploration
  • Summer programs in the U.S. and abroad
  • Career path resources
  • Job and volunteer opportunities
  • Conservation programs
  • Community service programs
  • Teen camps
  • Travel programs
  • Recreational opportunities
  • Military options
  • Gap year ideas
  • Student computers

Quick Links
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FAFSA Federal Student Aid COVID-19 Update
Federal Student Aid has created a list of 6 things students need to know during the Coronavirus emergency and how the impact of Covid-19 affects your federal financial aid.  Click the link below to learn more.
California Student Aid Commission COVID-19 Update

The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) is committed to ensuring students have accurate information and resources regarding their Cal Grant financial aid package during the COVID-19 crisis. CSAC is monitoring the situation and has compiled a list of resources and frequently asked questions in the link below.

California Community College COVID-19 Update

Many students have questions on how COVID-19 will affect their community college education.   

Click here for answers to commonly asked questions about financial aid, transfer, career training programs, online learning, support resources and enrolling in community college. Be sure to check this page often for new information and updates.

Naviance Family Connection
If you aren't using Naviance, you're missing the most helpful tool we have!
◾Research colleges
◾Find the college that fits you
◾Apply to colleges
◾Look for scholarships
◾Build a resume
◾Discover a career that matches your interests
◾Sign up to attend college visits
◾And much, much more!!

Here's the link to Naviance. For more detailed information about Naviance, check out the DSHS Student/Parent Resource Guide!

Come to the Career Center if you need help signing in to Naviance!
Sacramento City College Covid-19 Update

Sacramento City College has created resources to help students in a remote learning environment.  To find these resources click here.  To apply online at Sac City, click here.

SAT, AP and PSAT Covid-19 Update
The College Board has a link to updates for SAT, AP and PSAT testing.  For the updates, click here.
UC System Covid-19 Update
The University of California has created a page with resources and updates for students regarding the coronavirus pandemic.  For the link, click here.
CSU Covid-19 Update
The California State University system has created a page for students to get updates and information about the impacts of the coronavirus.  For the link to the page, click here.
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Location: All Student Center (the physical office is temporarily closed during distance learning, but staff is available by email or phone Monday-Friday)
Contact: Julie Clayton
Phone: 757-5400 ext. 140

Sacramento City College Senior Saturdays May 1 and May 8 from
9:00 - 2:00

Sacramento City College is offering Senior Saturdays, where students will receive virtual assistance completing their SCC application, financial aid, orientation, meeting your Success Coach and enrolling in classes. To register, click here:

Sacramento City College Application Workshops

Sac City is hosting CCC Application Workshops so students can receive step-by-step assistance with their application to Sacramento City College or any of the Los Rios campuses.  Click
here for the flyer with workshop dates.

UC Davis Offers Virtual Youth Buddies During COVID-19 Pandemic

Virtual Youth Buddies is a free program that pairs students with UC Davis undergraduate students for mentorship, academic tutoring, college advising, social interaction and fun activities.  To apply to find your virtual buddy, click here.