FINACIAL LITERACY, FINACIAL AID and SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
Below are many web resources for college/university
information, most related to scholarships and loans, and some addressed
specifically for under-represented groups. Remember to be cautious
when accessing any of the links, keeping in mind that you should
never pay for any search service nor give out your social security
number online. For further information on scholarship scams, go
to the Federal Trade Commission's Web site.
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FINACIAL AID and COLLEGE PLANNING RESOURCES
Provides an online form to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Apply online and save 2-3 weeks in processing time. (Note: If you have already submitted a paper copy, do NOT submit another one via your computer.) Call 1-800-4-FED-AID from 8am to midnight eastern time, seven days a week, with questions or your FAFSA status.
Lists some general information about NCAA & financial aid.
A good place to begin your search for student financial assistance.
Advice and information about financial aid and student loan options.
Apply electronically for a Direct Consolidation Loan. Includes financial aid calculators and other useful information. The US Department of Education’s Online Counseling Session is required before receiving a Federal Direct Loan. Download deferment and forbearance forms.
Research and compare private and alternative loans for international and adult students.
Apply for student loans on line.
Financial aid, interest inventories, colleges and job searches. “MACH25” scholarship search, career biographies, resumes, organizational linkages, U.S. News & World Report guides.
A coalition of America’s colleges and universities has prepared this site about preparing for college, choosing the right college, and paying for college.
Site sponsored by national guaranty agencies. Links to scholarship and education planning, including general college applications and a calendar for college planning.
Independent site listing a variety of links, scholarship searches & FAQ’s (frequently asked questions). Check out “Ask the Aid Advisor” for personalized help.
This Seattle web site includes scholarship updates for CPN’s local scholarship guide. Also links to other sites, including an alphabetical list of college web pages from around the world.
This site provides information on the Western Undergraduate Exchange program. The program allows students in certain programs to enroll at reduced rates in two- and four-year colleges. The site also lists all states participating in the program.
This site has information on how to pay for school, colleges, and careers, best value rankings for colleges, and hot jobs for the 90's. Includes college rankings and other school information.
Money Magazine's guide to making college affordable.
College search, information on financial aid.
TurboTax informational guides and videos on tax tips for college savings plans, tuition and tax credits.
The Center for Scholarship Information (CSI) is the official clearinghouse for scholarship information at CSULB. Search their database with over 600 on- and off-campus scholarships
Valuable links to scholarships and internships
Establish your own private mailbox at this free scholarship search of more than 180,000 private scholarships and loans from more than 3,000 sources
College Board Online provides information to aid in your transition to college and the “ExPAN” Scholarship Search. Try the SAT “Test Question of the Day” and get information about other College Board tests, programs, and services.
Sallie Mae’s Online Scholarship Service
This database offers free access to the College Aid Sources for Higher Education (CASHE) database and contains listings of private sector awards from more than 3,600 sponsors. You can also determine your Expected Family Contribution (EFC).
Contains listings of more than 600,000 private sector scholarships and awards.
Free scholarship search & information.
A list of scholarships from around the country.
Scholarships sponsored by the Coca-Cola Company.
Scholarships for students attending participating historically black colleges.
One-stop shopping for financial aid, scholarships, colleges, and careers.
Free scholarship search engine.
Search the database for a scholarship and check the message board for tips on funding a study abroad program.
Foundation started by 32 tribal colleges.
Formerly Citizen's Scholarship Foundation of America.
Graduate scholarships and undergraduate transfer scholarships.
Financial aid and scholarships; Apply to over 1299 colleges.
Largest and oldest private sector scholarship database.
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