First your child should meet with his guidance counselor and file a FAFSA Federal Student Aid you can Google the Web address. Your college education could be all paid for or at least a majority depending on your family's finances. Also you can apply to your state for further aid to HESSA tag Google it. Also apply online for every scholarship that you possibly can. My son was athletic and he applied for the Rotary Club and he obtained a great scholarship. Also my son applied for academic ones in his intended field,Architecture, like the builders Association. Also my son applied to religious orgs and he got a few Google your religion. In addition, if your child plays an instrument there are many musical scholarships, also Google it. Also the Financial Aid at a College has many scholarships and grants that you can apply.
A lot of Good Luck!