Paying for College

There are different types of financial aid available to students. Listed below are several websites to help get you started.

Local Scholarships

In the early spring of senior year, students will receive applications for local scholarships in the mail.  Typically, at this time, students can also pick up applications for other town scholarships.  

FAFSA opens the door to the federal aid process. Every step you can take gets you closer to achieving your education goals. Find out what you can expect from beginning to end.

www.fafsa.ed.gov

The Federal Student Aid programs are the largest source of student aid in America, providing over $60 billion a year in grants, loans, and work-study assistance. Here you’ll find help for every stage of the financial aid process, whether you’re in school or out of school. (Includes federal school codes needed when filing FAFSA)

www.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP

PROFILE is the financial aid application service of the College Board. Many of the member colleges, universities and scholarship programs use the information collected on PROFILE to help them award nonfederal aid funds.

http://profileonline.collegeboard.com/index.jsp

FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This site has grown into a comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web. Access to FinAid is free for all users and there is no charge to link to the site. It’s comprehensive, it’s informative, it’s objective and it’s a great place on the web for students looking for ways to finance their education.

www.finaid.org

Fast Web is a resource used by students to search for scholarship based on a personal profile that they create.

www.fastweb.com