Web Links - Scholarship And Financial Aid
CASHE (College Aid Sources for Higher Education)
http://www.cashe.com/ Sponsored by SallieMae, this online scholarship service is one of the most comprehensive sources of financial aid resources for college CASHE provides a searchable database including information about scholarships, fellowships, grants, word study, loan programs, tuition waivers, internships, competitions, and cooperative work programs.
College Scholarship Service
Education and Financial Aid Yahoo
http://www.yahoo.com/Education/financial_aid/ Allows for a search of many sites concerning financial aid.
Fastweb (free scholarship search)
FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page
http://finaid.org This page provides links to many sources of information about student financial aid. It also includes a scholarship scam alert with important information about scams and how to avoid them.
Peterson’s Educational Center: Financing Education
http://www.petersons.com/resources/finance.html Includes the financial aid story, intro to organizations, admissions calendar, Q & A, glossary of terms, and financial planning tools.
Project EASI Easy Access for Students and Institutions
http://www.easi.ed.gov/ Collaborative effort among a diverse group of government, business and education leaders to reengineer the country’s post-secondary financial aid delivery system.
http://www.salliemae.com Comprehensive site including calculators to estimate the cost of college, savings goals, expected family contribution, monthly budgets, and loan payments
Student and Parent Loan Information
http://www.collegeboard.org/finaid/fastud/html/intro.html Provided by the College Board, this extensive site includes debt planning tips, college cost and expected family contribution worksheets, and information about a variety of loan programs.
http://www.studentservices.com/ Searchable database of scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans.
U.S. Department of Education’s FAFSA on the Web
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov Families may use this site to complete and submit directly over the Internet the FAFSA Application for Federal Student Aid.
http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/Students/apply/search.html This site lists the federal school codes needed to complete the FAFSA application.
WashingtonPost.com: Paying for College
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/business/longterm/mym/college/college.htm A guide to financial information and resources for financing a college education, for parents and students.
www.scholarshipcoach.com - Interactive site for students and parents from Ben Kaplan who has written books on how to get scholarships
www.scholarships.com - Comprehensive site for students to search for scholarships and colleges
www.independent529plan.org - no fee website with information for tax free savings for college
www.simpletuition.com/ls/student_loans - free loan comparison web site