Financial Aid - Ins and Outs
The College Savings Plan Network's site introduces the user to the many innovative college savings programs designed by the various states to meet the needs of their citizens in preparing and saving for college. Click on the state link to see the programs that your state has initiated to help you meet this financial challenge.
This site is now much more than just a scholarship site. It endeavors to match student backgrounds with scholarship eligibility requirements, and all for free. The site has added an extensive directory of colleges with admissions, general and financial aid information. You need to create a customized profile in order to begin your financial aid search.
(Financial aid from the US Department of Education) This page explains how to properly fill out the FAFSA form, the purpose of the questions, and also directs you to a link to fill out the form online. Especially useful are the FAQs for answering questions where your answer may be less definite.
NASFAA, an association of colleges, universities, career schools, and other institutions of continuing education and their financial aid professionals, focuses on student aid legislation and regulatory analysis. Use this site to keep abreast of government regulations regarding the financial aid.
A New Jersey government agency which provides information for residents on post-secondary educational opportunities and sources of financial assistance in New Jersey. Formerly known as New Jersey Office of Student Assistance (NJOSA), HESAA also guarantees federal student loans and provides state supplemental loans, grants and scholarships.