High School Transition
Federal Programs for Students
The federal government, through its various departments and initiatives, offers a number of programs geared toward helping students obtain a post-secondary education, and gain the skills needed to find meaningful work. The following profiles describe a few of the better known federal programs for students both with and without disabilities. To find out about more programs offered, consult the federal government’s annual publication, Youth Link. Ordering information for this free book can be found at the end of this section.