Other Scholarships, Grants, and Loans
The Office of the State Superintendent of Education provides information about tax credits and tips for finding financial aid.
This nonprofit organization hosts The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid, including loans, 529 savings plans, scholarship search, military aid, grants, tax benefits, applications, and tools to calculate the amount of money you'll need.
The US Department of Education (DOE) sponsors Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) on the Web, the online service that starts the process to find federal money for your college education. The FAFSA is also offered in Spanish. DOE's Think College Early
supplies more information on funding tips and the Student Guide to Financial Aid.
GovLoans helps parents and students learn more about their federal loan choices and includes loan FAQs, loan comparison charts, glossary terms and links to lender locators.
This local DC organization partners inner city public high school students with mentors. Some participants also receive scholarships to college.
Comprehensive listings of educational scholarships for minorities are available online at Black Excel. The Hispanic College Fund
also awards scholarships in the amount of $500 to $5,000 to talented Hispanic students who wish to pursue undergraduate degrees in business or technology.
NextStudent provides free one-on-one counselling with a personally assigned Education Finance Advisor and also has a free scholarship search engine with over 2.4 million awards.