Financing Your Higher Education
Thinking about furthering your education? Ready to take the plunge into the world of college? Not sure how you’re going to pay for it all? The Mid-Continent Library has resources that may be able to help. Highlighting library databases and book materials, as well as a handful of third-party websites, the following subject guide aims to put prospective students in touch with the financial aid options and money-saving strategies available to help overcome the financial hurdle of today’s higher education experience.
Financing Your Higher Education Books
Links to Research Databases
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Links to Recommended Websites
Online tool to help you locate scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match your education level, talents, and background.
Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. The Department of Education's FAFSA on the Web form is designed to make filing for financial aid as simple as possible. This site answers Frequently Asked Questions and also offers a link to register with Selective Service.
Website for low-to-moderate-income families looking for financial education by using their Family Asset Building program.
FinAid is a comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.
Your source for free information from the U.S. Department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school