Financing College

 

2014 Tuition Fair Resources And Handouts 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Getting Started With Financial Aid

 
Parents:  save money long before your child attends college
College Savings Plan Network (state "Section 529" plans)
Coverdell Education Savings Accounts for elementary and secondary school expenses as well as higher education.
 
Financial Aid Overviews:
 
Federal Student Aid:
 
Beware of scholarship scams -- don't pay for free information!
 
Colleges and universities provide some 20% of aid, most need-based. Check University Web Sites and the institution's financial aid office when you apply for admission.

 

For questions not covered by the U.S. Department of Education Web site, call the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-433-3243.

 

Loans

 

Getting Loans

 

Repaying Loans 

If you are having problems with your loan and all other approaches fail, contact the U.S. Department of Education's Office of the Ombudsman.


 

Scholarships, Grants And Work Study

 

SCHOLARSHIPS:

African Americans: Scholarships (UNCF)
Hispanic Americans: Scholarships (HSF)
Native Americans: American Indian College Fund

 

GRANTS:

Grants for Minorities: Asians, Blacks, Hispanics, Latinos, Native Americans, and Other Ethnic Groups

 

WORK STUDY (EARN MONEY WHILE IN SCHOOL):

 

 

Medical Field Financial Assistance: 

 

Military based Financial assistance: 

  • Military academies:
  • Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC): For students who want to be commissioned as officers after graduating from college.

United States Air Force ROTC
United States Army ROTC
United States Navy ROTC

 

ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: