Use the following websites to help your child set goals for their future by exploring careers, colleges, and financial aid.
General Information and Scholarship Searches:
www.collegefortn.org College planning information and resources:
www.tn.gov/collegepays Financial information for education in Tennessee:
www.schev.edu/students/Payforcollege.asp State Council of Higher Education for Virginia – financial aid:
www.finaid.org – The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid includes information about scholarships, loans, and other types of aid.
www.gocollege.com –How to finance and succeed in college, financial aid, college survival, applying for college, etc.
www.collegefish.org – Resources for community college students and graduates
www.fastweb.com – Register to search for scholarships
www.collegeboard.com – Tests, planning, funding, applying and paying for college includes a scholarship search
www.careersandcolleges.com – Register to search for scholarships and loans, colleges, majors, and information
www.collegenet.com/mach25 -Find scholarships by keyword, name of scholarship, etc. Also find colleges to match interests and profile.
www.scholarshipexperts.com – Register to search for over 2.4 million scholarships based on academic background, interests, and hobbies
www.studentawardsearch.com -Information on how to find and apply for scholarships
www.salliemae.com – Apply for loans, get information on planning for college, register to search for scholarships
www.studentscholarships.org – Register to search for scholarships by career category
www.collegeanswer.com – From SallieMae information on preparing, selecting, applying and paying for college
www.college.gov – Tips on preparing and paying for college
www.studentaid.ed.gov – Student aid on the web from the Department of Education -includes information on applying for college and financial aid search by keyword
www.nelnet.com – Education planning and financing
www.fastaid.com – Register to search for scholarships (private, graduate, undergraduate, and international), fellowships and grants
www.collegescholarships.org -find scholarships, grants, and loans. Also offers resources such as selecting essay topics, paying for books, tax credits, and more.
www.free-4u.com – search for specific scholarships from SallieMae; offers free resources