Scholarships & Financial Aid Websites

  • Video presentation resources from financial aid expert Ed Zamora:


    Financial Aid Presentation Part 1:

    Financial Aid Presentation Part 2:


    This You-Tube video will help you plan your college finances.

    American Education Services
    An excellent resource for college exploration, scholarship search, student loans and planning for college.

    A list of scholarships and college programs.

    CSS Profile
    Many colleges and universities require students to complete this in the fall of their senior year.  This is the university's first look at your financial situation.

    Fast Web
    A comprehensive and free scholarship search engine.  This site will also match your personal qualifications to a scholarship search.

    FinAid Scholarship and Financial Aid site
    Find everything from grants to grad school funds!  This site is a comprehensive financial assistance website.  Many of your questions will be answered by browsing this site. This site includes valuable information on all aspects of financial aid, scholarship, loan information and much more.

    FinAid Scholarship Scam Page
    If you have to pay money to get money, it's probably a scam--find out here.

    Financial Aid Needs Estimator

    Free Application for Federal Student Aid
    The official FAFSA website.
    A large collection of scholarships and grants.
    After you create a profile, you can get personalized information on college scholarships and grants! The college scholarship database offers current, relevant and accurate college scholarship search results. 

    Simple Tuition
    A website dedicated to student loans.

    Student Loan Guide (e-booklet)

    Trends in College Pricing
    Part of The College Board's website, this site provides data highlighting the 2008 Trends in Higher Education reports.  It reports to shed light on the current state of college prices and student financial aid.

    College Navigator
    The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. 

    Federal Student Aid
    Federal Student Aid is a part of the U.S. Department of Education, it is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation.

    Mapping You Future
    Mapping Your Future is a nonprofit organization committed to helping students, families, and schools navigate the higher education and student loan processes through trusted career, college, and financial aid counseling and resources.

    Going To College
    Going2College is a site where you can explore career options, plan for college and locate financial aid sources.