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Financial aid is awarded to a student based on the financial need of his/her family. It may come from government, university and sometimes private sources. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit or a special talent (including athletics and the arts). They may come from university or private sources. Click here if you are an International student...that is you are not a US citizen or green card holder, but wish to attend university in the states.

IMPORTANT DATES
Early Fall Register for PROFILE if you colleges ask for it.
December FAFSA forms available in College Counselling office. See below for online options. Submit as soon after January 1 as possible.
January 1 Earliest date to submit FAFSA
February 15 Priority Deadline for submitting FAFSA and PROFILE

Financial Aid Resources

TO:  Dept. of Education

The U.S. Department of Education provides information on completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This page allows you to download an electronic version of the FAFSA, complete a FAFSA online or download a FAFSA form as a PDF file. The first two of these options will dramatically speed up processing time. A MUST!
TO:  CollegeBoard
The College Scholarship Service, a division of The College Board manages a financial aid application service that collects information from students applying to particular private colleges and universities. Check with your colleges to see if they require the PROFILE. You may register online to receive a paper version, or you may complete the form and submit it online.

TO:  www.finaid.com

An unbelievably complete listing of financial aid information including need estimators, loan calculators, and scholarship service scam alerts! Also scholarship search engines. This site is endorsed by National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
From the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

Pretty useful.

Scholarship Resources
TO:  www.fastweb.com Offers a scholarship search, online applications and a great deal of information about college scholarships.

TO: San Diego BLAACK pages

This page has helpful information about scholarships, links to HBCU's and information for African American students entering college.
Wired Scholar.com 

TO: www.finaid.com

An unbelievably complete listing of financial aid information including need estimators, loan calculators, and scholarship service scam alerts! Also scholarship search engines. This site is endorsed by National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
TO:  CollegeBoard Scholarship Search
The College Board offers an electronic scholarship search service in addition to many other services on itsweb site.
TO:  CollegeView - Financial Aid
  CollegeView offers a wide range of services for the college admissions process including valuable financial aid and scholarship information.

Hispanic Scholarship fund: The Education Gateway for U.S. Hispanics
The Gates Millennium Scholars initiative, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and administered by the United Negro College Fund and partners, is aimed at expanding access and opportunity to higher education to African-Americans, American Indians/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Americans, and Hispanic Americans enrolling in and completing undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Private Colleges Worth the Price--an interesting ranking of private colleges based on value...

State Universities to Cheer About --Rankings of public universities based on quality and price. Interesting....

Get mail about a scholarship service that charges $200? Don't be fooled. See if it is a SCAM!
Several states offer deals for students of other states, by waiving the differential fees they charge for non-residents. Check out the list here...

 

 

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