Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS


     
    FAFSA on the Web: The web site for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This form must be submitted in the senior year (after October 1) for families applying for need-based aid. Students may complete it electronically at this site. 
    www.fafsa.ed.gov
     
    FinAid/The Financial Information Page: Excellent site. Free, comprehensive information. Provides access to FastWeb, SRN Express, ExPan Scholarship Search, College NET Mach 25 and Parent’s ZZ Guide CANFUNDS. Overview of financial aid, estimated family contribution (DFC calculator, scholarships, tuition plans, loans, Title IV and CS PROFILE codes, and how financial aid affects special interest groups.
     
    FastWeb: Extensive information on merit-and need-based scholarships and aid. 
     
    U.S. Department of Education: The federal government's Web site is easy to use and an excellent source of information on financial aid, much of it in Spanish as well as English. Look for two signature publications here: Funding your Education and the Student Guide: Financial Aid from the U.S. Department of Education.
     
    Project EASI (Easy Access for Students and Institutions): Includes planning for your education, applying to school, receiving financial aid, and repaying your loan, with links to related sights.
     
    Virtual financial aid officer, Susan Mead:
     

    SCHOLARSHIPS

    CollegeBoard Scholarship Search Site: The CollegeBoard is the organization responsible for the PSAT, the SAT, and the Advanced Placement (AP) Exams.  Their website has a scholarship search feature.
     
    College Connection: Lists scholarships. Free scholarship search. 
     
    FDR List of Scholarships: The scholarship list maintained by the FDR Guidance Office.
     
    Scholarships.com:In just a few minutes, you can find tens of thousands of dollars in free college scholarship money and get recruited by schools across the country.
     
    Sports Scholarships: Financial aid and college search resources for students and student athletes.
     
    Student College Scholarships: Links to scholarships being offered by colleges and universities.
    www.studentcollegescholarships.com/
     
    Weekly Scholarship Alert: 5-10 weekly scholarship announcements e-mailed to you on a weekly basis.