Helpful Sites for Financial Aid Information
Crucial information for families of Seniors planning to attend any post-secondary institution:
In preparing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), Parents/Guardians and students are required to create an FSA (Federal Student Aid) ID. Both parent and student must use their own e-mail address in creating the FSA ID; student and parent can no longer use the same e-mail address. The FSA ID will be used to electronically sign the FAFSA and is your passport to Federal and State aid online. For help in creating the FSA ID, please visit www.StudentAid.gov for comprehensive information, or Click Here for a three-minute tutorial.
The largest scholarship database on the web, featuring Pennsylvania's leading source for finding scholarship money and including valuable career and salary information.
Affordable Schools Online http://www.affordableschoolsonline.com A blog, news, and research site that aims to inform the public on financing for higher education.
American Education Services
A comprehensive database of billions of grants and scholarships.
Register here to apply to automatically register for $1,000 awards given on a quarterly basis.
Awards for Young Artists
Arts recognition and talent search open to high school seniors and other 17 - or 18-year-old artists in the visual or performing arts; $3 million in scholarship opportunities.
College Board On-line
Find Scholarships, loans, internships, and other financial aid programs.
Free scholarship database, with a listing of 1.7 million scholarships, grants, and awards.
The world's largest and oldest private scholarship database, which is constantly updated.
Offers access to over $1 billion in scholarships.
The most complete financial aid site on the Internet. Offers students access to FastWeb and other free scholarship databases. Students research scholarships based upon their skills, abilities, and interests.
Financial Aid Guide for Hispanic and Latino Students
Free Scholarship Search
Has a database of over 2,000 organizations and foundations that offer scholarships, representing approximately 169,000 awards.
Guide to Graduating Debt-Free
Find an extensive list of alternative ways to pay for college, ranging from scholarships and grants to newer strategies such as raising money through online crowdfunding campaigns.
Hobson's Scholarship Search
Quickly search over 900,000 awards from thousands of organizations and colleges.
Scholarship searches, student loans, college information, and more.
International Education Financial Aid
A good site offering a free searchable database of scholarships for International Students.
Listings of more than 500,000 American private sector awards. It uses residence, academic, personal, and organizational affliation to create matches.
Scholarship Guide for Black Students
Scholarships for Business Students
43 business degree scholarships for business students
Scholarship Guide for Hispanic Students
Scholarship Guide for Asian-American Students
Student Loan Guide
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
State grant, guaranty, servicing, and financial aid processing systems.
United Negro College Fund
Access over 7,000 scholarships. The UNCF has helped to educate 300,000 students at more than 950 colleges, providing operational funding for 38 member schools and providing advanced training for faculty and administrators.
U.S. Department of Education
Provides help at every stage of the financial aid process, including with completing and submitting the FAFSA. A must-stop web site for every college-bound student.
Students discover cash for college, financial tools, tips, and more.