Web Resources

There are a number of financial aid resources on the Internet. We encourage you to be an informed consumer.

Government Sites

  • FAFSA on the Web (www.fafsa.ed.gov) - enables you to complete the FAFSA online
  • California Student Aid Commission (www.csac.ca.gov) - has information on California State programs
  • Federal Student Aid Gateway (www.studentaid.ed.gov) - delivers information on federal services and programs for students

Scholarship Databases

  • Federal Trade Commission (www.ftc.gov/scholarshipscams and www.fraud.org) - Provides information on how to identify scholarship scams
  • FinAid Page (www.finaid.org) - provides links to searchable databases for scholarships and other sources of information about aid
  • FastWeb (www.fastweb.com) - Offers a searchable database of more than 600,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans
  • Student Aid Alliance (www.studentaidalliance.org) - Organizations working to expand, support, and increase the opportunities for student aid programs in the United States and abroad
  • Nerd Wallet (www.nerdwallet.com/nerdscholar/scholarships/) - Offers a searchable database for private scholarships

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