College Scholarships & Financial Aid

These links to resources are provided to help families through the process of figuring out how to pay for college. In many situations, this requires a combination of financial aid and scholarships.

Paying For College

HESC – New York State Higher Education Services Corporation.

Mefacounselor - This is a great resource for college financial planning.

FAFSA - This is the federal financial aid form which is required by colleges and universities.

FAFSA4Caster -will help you understand your options for paying for college.Provide some basic information and estimate your eligibility for federal student aid.

CSS Profile - The CSS/Financial Aid Profile is an additional financial aid form that is required by many private colleges and universities.

Financial Aid Information Page–This is a comprehensive compilation of financial aid information sponsored by the organization to which all college financial aid officers belong.

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)

Scholarship Sites

Fast Web - This fast web searchable database contains information on over 600,000 scholarships and it’s free.

Absolutely Scholarships

Free Scholarship Search