Financial Aid, Tuition Assistance, Scholarships
A short collection of scholarship links created by a KCPL librarian.
Established in 1998, this site allows students and their parents to search for and compare student loan options.
One of the most comprehensive scholarship search services on the Internet, with a database containing over 1.3 million scholarships worth over $3 billion, this site also includes useful information on job and internship opportunities, personalization features, email alerts, and favorite lists.
Student Aid on the Web
The Federal Student Aid organization is responsible for administering the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In addition to the online FAFSA form and other related information, this site also includes a wealth of information about the federal government's many aid programs-grants, loans, and work-study-available to qualifying applicants. The Federal Student Aid site further assists its audience with resources on other relevant topics, such as applying for college, choosing a school, the admissions process/application process, and career/vocational information.
Established in 1994, this free, public service site has become one of the most comprehensive online resources on financial aid information for students and their parents. FinAid includes details on college savings plans, links to various financial aid applications, cost and interest calculators, and many other useful features.
Financial Aid Resource Center
Created in 1997 by a former financial aid administrator, this site includes information on types of student aid-loans, scholarships, grants, work-study-as well as education tax incentives.
National Association of Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Though not a financial aid provider, NASFAA includes an extensive array of financial aid information, assistance, loan forgiveness, tax credits, and many other useful resources on college funding options.
Online Education Database
This site allows students to search for available scholarships, grants, and loans according to degree type, subject specialty, and geographic location, among other useful options.