There are numerous Web sites with information about scholarships and financial aid. For example, fastweb.com and finaid.org contain information about thousands of scholarships. In addition, fafsa.ed.gov provides an overview of federal student aid programs, including Pell Grants, campus-based aid programs, Stafford Loans, PLUS Loans, and others. Also, scholarshipexperts.com offers a free scholarship search targeted to the student's profile. Don’t forget, your local library and high school guidance office may have information about state-sponsored aid programs and scholarships sponsored by local organizations.
Parents: Financial aid can be a valuable source of funds to help finance your child’s college education. Don’t assume you won’t qualify. Read “What About Financial Aid for College?” to learn more.