FINANCIAL AID WEB$ITE$
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid www.fafsa.gov (Toll free Help-English & Español: 1-800-433-3243) Do Not go to fafsa.com or any pay-to-submit site!
SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHES: Check with your counselor for a high school scholarship list, such as Naviance/Family Connection (“Colleges” tab, then to “Scholarship List”)
www.idahocis.org – username: trio, password: bsu, “Education” tab, then to “Financial Aid Sort”
http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarhip/scholarship_jump.asp (State of Idaho Scholarships-Open in December)
SOME SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIP SITES to not miss:
www.hsf.net (The Hispanic Scholarship Fund)
www.gsmp.org (The Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship)
www.lightfootfoundation.com (The Light Foot Foundation Scholarship) – Treasure Valley Idaho students of any race Scholarship
WUE- www.wiche.edu.sep.wue (Western Undergraduate Exchange)
www.nasfass.org (Students & Parents Section)
www.finaid.org/parents/ (Saving your children’s education, Maximize your eligibility for Financial Aid, Parent Loans, Private Loans).
FINANCIAL AID CALCULATORS:
https://fafsa.ed.gov/ – FAFSA4CASTER: an early estimate of your federal financial aid
https:/bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/tools-calculators – Various EFC, cost and loan calculators
www.finaid.org/calculators.finaidestimate – Various EFC, cost and loan calculators
www.act.org/fanel – financial aid need estimator
CSS PROFILE: profileonline.collegeboard.com – A supplemental financial aid form required by many elite colleges and universities, typically due in Nov./Dec.