Useful Scholarship, Grant and Loan Links
American Education Services: Guarantees and services a variety of Federal Family Education Loan Program and private student loan products and provides quality customer service to millions of student loan borrowers.
Caring.com: Do you care for an older family member? This site has a variety of scholarship opportunities aimed at student caregivers.
Chegg Scholarships: Free scholarship search engine with over 25,000 scholarships and personalized filters like GPA, age, college, graduate school, and more.
The College Board: Resources and tools for students and parents including SAT preparation and registration; college, major and career planning; financial aid information; and so much more. If you have a question about higher education, you can most likely find the answer here!
CollegeRaptor.com: Advice and articles about finding, getting, and paying for college.
COVID-19 and Financial Aid: If your income has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, you may need to ask for an awards adjustment.
Education Planner: Discover and learn all about careers and colleges—including ways to pay—using simple search tools, clever interactive exercises, and straightforward instructions.
FAFSA (Federal Student Aid): The largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. Discover what federal student aid programs and federal student loans are available, fill out and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and receive free assistance throughout the entire financial aid process.
Fast Web: Search for scholarships based on your intended course of study, strengths, interests, skills and much more!
FedLoan Servicing: Dedicated to supporting borrowers with easy and convenient ways to manage their federal student loans.
GoodCall: Find scholarships with very few entrants, high award amounts, short essays, and more.
LendEDU: For-profit, online marketplace for a variety of financial products. The site compares rates, terms, and qualification requirements for student loan refinancing, private student loans, personal loans, and credit cards. This site has good information about the different types of loans and lenders available to students and their families, for well-informed financing.
NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling): Services for students and families to help in the transition from high school to post-secondary education, including college prep, the application process, and financial aid.
Online Student Resources: Information on financing online education, including links to scholarships specifically for online and non-traditional students.
PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency): Learn more about and apply for the Pennsylvania State Grant Program, see if scholarships or grants you have already been awarded are from a PATH (Partnerships for Access to Higher Education) Program Partner eligible for additional aid, find out about the State Work-Study Program and other post-secondary education funding opportunities.
Reviews.com: This guide reviews the best scholarship search platforms and instructs students on how to use them effectively to find as many opportunities as possible.
You Can Deal With It: Practical and easy-to-understand advice on how to deal with common financial situations facing today’s college students and recent graduates, like understanding student aid, repayment of student loans, effective money management, budgeting, and the dangers and benefits of credit cards.
Your Guide to Paying Off Student Loans: This guide from Bankrate.com details different strategies to pay off your educational loans, depending on the type of loan, your financial situation and career path, and other variables.