Financial Aid Online Resources


Resources ImageFinAid Glossary: The award-winning FinAid Web site’s glossary of the most commonly used financial aid terms and acronyms. 

College Answer: Information regarding plans for college including searching for schools, admissions processes and funding options including loans and scholarships. 

FinAid Web site: This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools – on or off the web. 

Peterson’s Guide: Peterson’s is a leading search provider of college and universities, graduate schools, online degrees, private schools and study guides to students, families, schools and educators. They also offer information on school admission, financial aid and scholarships, and career guidance. 

Careers and Colleges: Careers and Colleges offers students and parents information and resources to help you prepare for tests, explore colleges, find a loan and search scholarships. 

CollegeNet: Guide to colleges, universities, and graduate programs. Provides information on college admissions, links to academic resources, and online applications. 

FAFSA4caster: If you want to begin exploring your financial aid options and get an early start on the financial aid process, FAFSA4caster is for you! By using FASFA4caster, you and your family will receive an early estimate of eligibility for federal student aid. 

Special Interest Links

International students: If you're an international student, the EduPASS contains everything you need to know about financial aid and studying in the US. 

Female students: resources including scholarships and grants for female students. 

Older students: information on financial aid, adult education and awards programs for students age 30 and older. 

Disabled students: information on scholarships and fellowships for students with disabilities.  Includes mailing lists and publications 

Minority students: information on scholarships and fellowships for minority students. 

Scholarship scams: educates you on how to protect yourself against scholarship scams including information on how to identify scams and how to distinguish between legitimate and fraudulent organizations.  

Military: provides information about student financial aid resources for students who are interested in pursuing careers in the military and for veterans and their dependents.