Useful Websites

Financial Aid Resources

Students interested in searching for financial aid information should be aware that most search services require one to register. These services, often free, do take time, however. Also, although the Department of Education Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), is available online, our current system may not support electronic filing.

Baltimore City Community College Financial Aid Office

Many foreign students need INS forms to apply for financial aid.

The US Department of Education, has an online site for the FAFSA, both to fill in on-line, or to download. You can also look up a school code. BCCC's school code is 002061. They also have an informative, free Guide to Student Aid.

The Maryland Higher Education Commission, an agency of the state government, has a site describing its scholarship programs.

Fastweb provides a lengthy questionnaire that leads to possibly appropriate scholarships, grants, and loans.

The College Board, who brought you the SAT, now have something less painful, their "ExPAN" scholarship search. This utility can help identify scholarships and other types of financial aid for which you may qualify. They also have other useful financial aid information.

Higher education funding. From the Disability Services Monthly Web Watcher, links to information about and sources of aid for higher education for disabled students.

The Minority Online Scholarship service, has a search service just for qualified minority status.

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators has a comprehensive guide to the whole question of money for college.

Yahoo has a certain amount of information, as well.