: FAFSA4caster will help you get an early start on the financial aid process.
Student Aid on the Web
information on preparing for and funding an education. Whether you're
in elementary or high school, parent or counselor, this site offers all a
wealth of information and publications.
: Matching students to Scholarships and much more.
National Student Loan Data System
This site is the U.S. Department of Education's central database for
student aid. It receives data from schools, agencies that guaranty
loans, the Direct Loan program, the Pell Grant program, and other U.S.
Department of Education programs.
The Student Guide
This document, made available by the U.S. Department of Education,
contains a lot of information here about federal aid programs and the
Prepare for next semester online (campus Login and password
required): Here students at UW-Stevens Point can check their university
billing, grades, textbook requirements, and link with their personal
financial aid information-- all in one place.
Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation
Great Lakes is a national leader in guaranteeing and servicing Stafford
loans. The site includes a Personal Financial Management section,
repayment calculator, account information, and more.
Sallie Mae's Website
excellent source of information on college loans and financial aid, here
students and parents will find many useful guides for college planning
and interactive calculators for budget estimation, loan repayment,
borrowing needs, and lots more-- over 200 pages full of information.
Financial Aid Estimation Form
Assembled by Mark Kantrowitz, this worksheet tool provides a thorough
explanation of how a family's Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is
U.S. Treasury Department - IRS
To learn about tax incentive provisions for higher education, including
the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning tax credits, education
IRA's, and student loan interest deductions.
The White House Homepage
: Make contact with the President with regard to your interest in continued support for aid programs.
Vote Smart webpage
Find out how your elected officials have voted on various issues that
affect you, particularly with respect to higher education. Here is an
excellent source for political information.
Student Aid Alliance
This site offers information on the voting records of legislators on
education issues and provides advice on how to contact federal
congressmen and senators.