College and Financial Aid Resources
California Student Aid Commission:California Student Aid Commission - Find information on state, federal, and institutional financial programs.
U.S. Department of Education: The U.S. Department of Education has a wealth of information that can help both students and graduates. Please click on the link above to visit their website.
Funding Your Education: An introductory publication for students not yet enrolled in a postsecondary school, provides general information about the U.S. Department of Education's federal student financial aid programs and how to apply for them.
Federal Student Financial Aid: Available federal programs, how to apply, and resource guide for federal students loans.
Federal Student Aid Application (FAFSA): Fill out your FAFSA online.
Tax Information for Students: Find out what is available and how to qualify for federal tax relief.
Information on Scholarship Scams: The warning signs, where you can get help, and other useful information provided by the Federal Trade Commission.
National Student Loan Data System: Look up and find out the status of your student loan and PELL grant.
Paying Back Your Federal Student Loan: How to determine if you are eligible for a loan deferment or cancellation.
OFSA Ombusdman: For Information on the Resolution of Federal Student Loan Disputes.
Student Visas: U.S. Department of State - Find out how you can apply for a visa to study in the United States.
The Guide to California Colleges and Universities:
CAL Grant: Locate information on the various Cal Grant programs; find out the eligibility requirements, and how to apply for the grants.
Governor's Scholars Program: Find out about two merit-based scholarship programs, read about the eligibility requirements for these scholarships, and learn about a college savings program designed to help Californians to meet the increasing costs of higher education.
The College Board: Includes information on College Board tests, applying for college online, and paying for college.
FINAID!: This award-winning site has grown into one of the most comprehensive annotated collections of information about student financial aid on the web.
FINAID! Financial Aid Calculators: Calculators to help you project college costs, budget your savings, and estimate your financial need.
FASTWEB - Free on-line search service for grants, loans, and scholarships.