Resources for Youth

Resources for your education and career.

Students in Computer Lab
The Resource Youth Network is committed to the youth and young adults of Virginia’s Capital Region. We want every young person in our region to have full access to the resources and information you need to plan for and make decisions about your career and education.


Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, our 1,200 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 15 million students paying for college or career school. We are proud to sponsor millions of American minds pursuing their educational dreams.

Virginia Education Wizard

The Wizard helps you choose a career, get the information you need to pursue your career, find the college that is right for you, pay for college, transfer from a community college to a university, and get answers to your questions about your future

25 Tips to Afford College
Produced in both English and Spanish, 25 Tips To Afford College provides viewers with easy-to-digest information about grants, loans, jobs, and public service options that will help them pay for college.

25 Tips to Afford College is underwritten by the Selective Service System, and will be distributed to public television stations and their web sites nationally by the National Education Telecommunications Association (NETA).