Financial Aid 

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Scholarship Searches

American Education Guidance Center Database 
Links to more than 70 free, online scholarship search sites  
General Scholarship Information

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search
Free scholarship award database contains more than 2.9 million scholarships worth more than $16 billion. It is expanded and updated daily.

Scholarship Quest Helper 
Tips on how to find scholarships and how to apply for them.  Free site to help you find money through scholarships. 

The most complete financial aid site on the Internet. Take your time and explore the many options carefully.

"The Internet's largest free scholarship search" 

Find scholarships tailored to you or view popular scholarship searches.

Links bright, motivated low-income students with educational and scholarship opportunities at some of the nation's best colleges.

Student Scholarship Search
A service of the Student Loan Network

College Tool Kit
Quickly search by state, by sport, or by religion and more or complete a comprehensive profile to generate a personalized list of scholarships.

College Board's Online Scholarship Search
Find scholarships, loans, internships and other financial aid programs that match your educational level, talents and background.

Compare your information to a database of over 600,000 college scholarship awards.

Mach 25 
CollegeNet's search provides a simple and fast way to find college scholarships.

The Daily Lineups Scholarship Program 
We are interested in helping students who demonstrate a strong aptitude for higher learning who have a drive to improve themselves, and a desire to improve society in general.  Winners will be determined by the Daily Lineups Executive Team each Spring and Fall semester.

National Center for Learning Disabilities "Anne Ford Scholarship"  
$10,000 award given to a high school senior with an identified learning disability (LD) who is pursuing an undergraduate degree.

Scholarships for Students With Learning Issues 
Some financial aid programs are targeted just to kids with learning and attention issues.

Scholarships and Financial Resources for Hispanic Students
Like many other Americans, Hispanic students must overcome roadblocks to achieve their college degrees. Often, one of the biggest obstacles for many of these students is the cost of a degree. 

Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students
While overall college attendance fell between 2011 and 2012, a record 49% of Hispanic high school graduates aged 18-24 enrolled in college.

Scholarships for Hispanics
The National Education Association and Hispanic Press Foundation Launch Hispanic Scholarship Web Site.

Hispanic Scholarships
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the nation's leading organization supporting Hispanic higher education.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
National Directory of Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships for
Latino Students

United Negro College Fund
UNCF administers more than 300 scholarship, fellowship and institutional grants that support students at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. 

Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students
We are continually expanding this list and featuring scholarships with approaching deadlines so be sure to return to this page periodically.

Grad School 101: LGBTQ Scholarships 
A variety of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) scholarships in popular career fields such as the arts, physical or social sciences, advocacy and education.

Financial Planning

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE 
Profile online application. Some colleges require the Profile for nonfederal student aid funds. 

College Finance 101: Students and families can ease the financial pain and make smart choices before they start school to help make college more affordable and set students up for financial success after graduation.  

How College Financial Aid Works 
Examine how you can use college financial aid -- from scholarships to work/study jobs to student loans -- to help pay for that all-important education

Mapping Your Future 
Information to help plan a career and pay for the education. It is sponsored by a group of guaranty agencies who participate in the Federal Family Education Loan Program.

College Covered was created to help provide families with the know-how to plan and pay for college and includes resources and tips for each step of the process. College Covered is brought to you by Discover Student Loans, one of the largest providers of private student loans in the United States.

College Answer
Sallie Mae | The Planning for College Destination

Financial Aid Letters
Read real college financial aid award letters. Decode confusing (and sometimes misleading) loan and scholarship information.  Translate financial aid jargon and acronyms into plain English.

Compare loans and lenders.

Sallie Mae 
A financial services corporation that specializes in funding education.

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
NASFAA is an association of colleges, universities, career schools, and others with an interest in the effective administration of student financial aid programs..

College Cost Calculator
Find the annual costs of any four-year college or university in the United States. You may search by school name, state, or both.

Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Calculator
College Board's Calculator: Your share of college costs is called the Expected Family Contribution, or EFC for short. Estimating your share helps determine how much you'll need from other sources, such as financial aid.

Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Calculator
FinAid's Financial Aid Estimator: This form is used to prepare an estimate of the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and financial need.

College Board Financial Aid Comparisons
Understand your award letters & compare your aid awards

US News Net Price 
Find Out Your Net Price of College

Debt Payoff Calculator
Create a Loan Payoff Plan

Government Assistance

New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority 
State and federal financial aid programs for New Jersey Students. This is the most comprehensive financial aid information site on the Web for New Jersey students.

Federal Student Aid
A new Web site that offers hundreds of pages of student-aid information. Students can read about the application process for financial aid and use a calculator to determine how much they need to save for college.

7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA
Students' Guide to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (video)

FAFSA on the Web 
Use this online form to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid over the Internet.

FAFSA School Codes 
Search for the Federal School Codes.

Student Financial Assistance 
The Student Financial Assistance Programs are the largest source of student aid in America.

Funding Your Education 
General information about the U.S. Department of Education's federal student financial aid programs.

Office of Postsecondary Education
Financial Aid for Students

The New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust (NJBEST) program is the State of New Jersey's affordable and convenient college savings program.  

School Grants 

Financial Aid and Undocumented Students