Helpful Sites

OutlawStudent.com – An excellent site that all prospective financial aid and scholarship applicants should read through. A real scholarship judge gives free advice, and a great deal of example content, about how to screw up a scholarship application, and how to avoid the extremely common mistakes that disqualify many students for financial aid.

FastWeb – One of the largest scholarship databases available to students. FastWeb, owned by Monster.com, claims to have 600,000 awards worth over 1 billion dollars.

Student Aid on the Web – The Department of Education’s site about federal financial aid.

FAFSA On The Web – The Free Application for Federal Student Aid. To be eligible for the Pell Grant, you must submit this application for federal aid.

Federal Stafford Loan – A small site about the ins and outs of the Stafford Loan Program