While most college planning sites on the Internet provide a combination
of services, including financial aid and scholarship searches, the sites listed
below deal strictly with the financial concerns of going to college.
Maintained by the State of New Jersey, this site
links to the office of Student Assistance.
Users can research financial aid programs sponsored by the state of New
The US Department of Education operates this site
which has a section on federal financial aid, as well as other linked resources.
Title IV School Codes needed for completing the Free Application for
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are also listed here.
Information on loans and tax programs associated with college costs is
This site dedicated to helping people find
government resources for continuing their education.
Many topics including financial aid, career planning, community service
and military services
is the home site for all your needs concerning the Free Application for Federal
Student Assistance form (FAFSA). This
is where you can apply online during senior year for state, federal and college
need-based aid, all on one form. The required college codes are also listed
is part of the College Board Online site and allows the user to file the Profile
financial aid form to supplement the FAFSA.
This should be done only if the college or organization specifically
requires the Profile. Unlike
the FAFSA, there is a charge for filing the Profile.
One of the best free scholarship searches available
on the web is at this site. Users
can establish an electronic mailbox for future scholarship news, apply to
college online or use the college directory.
organization posts information on scholarship scams as well as provides a
scholarship search. Users can also
subscribe to a free newsletter. A loan calculator and loan comparison chart are also
available. Parents can turn to the
special section designed with their questions/concerns in mind. Another section
deals specifically with scholarships for minority students.
is a free scholarship search site.
the student loan program that best fits your needs.
You can apply for a loan online as well as search for scholarships. Sign
up for a free newsletter.
site is dedicated to scholarship information and search.
It also provides links to other useful sites.
site deals with student loans.
can search a database of over 2,000 scholarship-granting organizations, offering
approximately 169,000 awards. A downloadable scholarship organizer form is
available to help keep track of scholarship opportunities and applications.
is another free scholarship search site. It
also includes an article on loan forgiveness.
scholarship search site features financial opportunities for athletes,
minorities, ethnic groups, religions and other special categories.
site is written by a former financial aid official. It covers scholarships and
loans and offers a free newsletter.
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators sponsors this web
site. It offers a free scholarship
search, glossary, timeline, loan calculator and information on scams.
You can also sign up for a free newsletter.
this site you can research colleges that offer special monetary awards for
students who meet predetermined qualifications.
These awards are unlimited in number and require no essay, audition or
interview. In many cases they are
renewable if the student meets certain criteria.
Aid Interest Sites" are websites gathered by the Guidance Department of
Cherokee High School - North.
last updated: November 2003
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