Financial Aid and Scholarship Links
Americorps - This explains the volunteer programs of service to America, like VISTA and The National Civilian Community Corps. Americorps workers also work for Habitat for Humanity, the Red Cross and Boys and Girls Clubs. It is a great program for those who are really interested in doing something for the country as a civilian.
Scholarship Search from GraduateTutor.com - GraduateTutor.com's Scholarship Directory has $1.6 million worth of
scholarships and is quickly growing. It is a free scholarship directory
and requires no registration. Students can search for scholarships
in multiple ways including keywords, courses, deadline, courses, who it
is open to and the scholarship amount.
College Answer - This site is the Internet's premier guide to college admissions and financial aid. It offers advice and tools to expedite, simplify, and optimize the admissions and financial aid processes.
College Net's MACH25 Scholarship Search - This database provides a handy keyword Search that gives you a quick way to narrow down to a particular scholarship or group of scholarships.
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FastWeb - This is a free scholarship search site. You fill out an online profile and they look for scholarships that fit your profile. They give you a "mailbox" and as time goes by they'll put scholarship applications (or letters about them) in your mailbox.
FinAid! - This site contains everything you need to know about financial aid - by Kantrowitz. One of the most comprehensive sites on the web!
Financial Aid Calculators - The most popular calculators are the College Cost Projector, Savings Plan Designer , Financial Aid Estimation Calculator and Loan Payment Calculator.
Financial Aid Estimator - This online form will tell you your estimated "family contribution" in the college funding process.
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Minority Scholarships - This site is a place where many scholarships for minorities are listed.
NASFAA's Student Aid Page - This is the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators' site and it is full of tips on financial aid for college-bound students.
Office of Post-Secondary Education - US Department of Education website - Be sure to visit the Education Planning and Student Resources.
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Sallie Mae - This web site is a great resource for information on planning for college, applying for financial aid, and managing student loans.
SchoolSoup - This scholarship search database provides students with the largest and most comprehensive scholarship database in the world with over $32 billion in scholarships!
Selective Service Registration - In order to receive any government backed loans, all 18 year old males must register with the selective service. Might as well do it now!
Scholarship Help - This is an interesting site to help you with the complicated process of finding additional scholarship money.
The Student Guide - This government publication is one of the best, most concise and well organized explanations of the financial aid process anywhere. Check it out to find out the answers to all your financial aid questions!