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Other helpful financial aid websites

There are so many resources available online regarding financial aid and scholarships that it can become a little overwhelming for families seeking the best advice. We have compiled the sites we feel are most helpful on this page. Please note that some companies will offer to help you find money for college for a fee; we advise that you do not use these services. Be sure to also check with your high school guidance counselor for information on scholarships available from organizations in your community.

 

Student Aid on the Web
Free information from the U.S. Department of Education on preparing for and funding your higher education

Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Online FAFSA application required to be considered for federal or state aid

PIN application
To get your PIN required for filing the FAFSA

NSLDS
Website that will list all your federal loans and grants

Online services to help you find other scholarships

College Board
FastWeb
FinAid
Scholarships.com

Partial listing of professional organizations that offer scholarships

National Society of Black Engineers

Society of Women Engineers

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

American Society of Civil Engineers

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers