: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Toll free Help-English & Español: 1-800-433-3243) Do Not go to 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”) – username: trio, password: bsu, “Education” tab, then to “Financial Aid Sort” (State of Idaho Scholarships-Open in December)

SOME SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIP SITES to not miss: (The Hispanic Scholarship Fund) (The Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship) (The Light Foot Foundation Scholarship) – Treasure Valley Idaho students of any race Scholarship
WUE- (Western Undergraduate Exchange)

GENERAL: (Students & Parents Section) (Saving your children’s education, Maximize your eligibility for Financial Aid, Parent Loans, Private Loans).

FINANCIAL AID CALCULATORS: – FAFSA4CASTER: an early estimate of your federal financial aid
https:/ – Various EFC, cost and loan calculators – Various EFC, cost and loan calculators – financial aid need estimator
CSS PROFILE:  – A supplemental financial aid form required by many elite colleges and universities, typically due in Nov./Dec.