The Community Foundation has assembled a list of resources that you may find helpful in your higher education planning:
The College Board
Good overall site for information about financial aid. Also provides free scholarship search service.
College Navigator provides an easy resource for students to compare all colleges and their costs in a uniform format.
The One-Stop Resource for Life After High School – all the college, scholarship, and career information you’ll need to plan your future!
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a form that provides the data on which financial aid decisions are based. Students may complete the FAFSA starting on January 1 prior to the fall when they will enroll.
Ultimate FAFSA Resource Guide
Multiple resources and links to help you with completing your FAFSA.
FastWeb is the nation’s recognized leader in helping students make the decisions that shape their lives: choosing a college, paying for college, and finding jobs during and after college.
GoodCall integrates data and technology to make finding scholarships easier for students and their families.
Guide To Online Schools
We recently compiled a comprehensiveList of Online Colleges by State. Users can select Indiana and view helpful information about local colleges, including annual tuition, recommend rate, and location.This free, online resource is ideal for prospective students who are considering online education but are also interested in local reputation or nearby campus support services.
The National Center For College Costs
Led by President Dave Murray, the National Center for College Costs (NCCC) staff draws from a wide range of talents and expertise to help students and families plan and prepare for the often confusing and complicated processes of college admission, financial aid, and college transition. The College Cost Estimator Program assists families with determining the financial need of students and families. This program captures household information, both financial and demographic and upon completion, the National Center for College Costs provides a confidential personalized report to each family at no cost based upon this analysis. With the results of the individual reports, Mr. Murray is able to offer professional advice on how to make the numbers work for each family and take the fear out of the college cost issue.
Provides a customized list of free scholarships that match your hobbies, interests and academic background.
U.S. Department of Education
The Student Guide to Financial Aid is a comprehensive source of information to explain the financial aid and how to apply for it.