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There is a wealth of information available to students on the Internet. Listed below are some of the sites containing financial aid information for college students.

General Financial Aid Information Links

FAFSA on the web
www.fafsa.ed.gov

This site allows you to complete the FAFSA and submit it for processing on-line.

PIN Registration
www.pin.ed.gov

The PIN serves as your identifier to let you access your personal information in various U.S. Department of Education systems. It's like the Personal Identification Number that you get from your bank that enables you to access your account. You can request a PIN and change your PIN on this site.

Financial Aid for Students
www.studentaid.ed.gov

This site contains information about financial aid programs. It includes the Student Guide, Guide to Defaulted Loans, FAFSA on the Web, Title IV School Code List, and more.

U.S. Department of Education
www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/index.html

This site can be used to obtain information regarding FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) instructions and federal aid programs.

Financial Aid Information Page
www.finaid.org

This site contains an Estimated Family Contribution Estimation, a College Cost Projector, an Educational Savings Plan Designer, and much more.

Resources for Undocumented Students
Minnesota Office of Higher Education - 
     Undocumented Students Resources
     Minnesota Dream Act

The Minnesota Office of Higher Education website links (above) explain what kind of aid there is available for undocumented students and outline what is needed to apply for the various programs and/or scholarships.

 

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Financial Literacy

GPS Lifeplan
www.gpslifeplan.org

Feel like you need a little more direction? Ready to set a course and map your route to success? Looking for resources and information to help you get on track or stay on track? The GPS LifePlan can help you do all this and more.

Money Management for Students
http://www.mnscu.edu/admissions/moneymgmt.html

Useful information for college students regarding money management and budgeting.

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Student Loan Links

Loan Locator
www.nslds.ed.gov

This site allows students to locate the names of lenders and guarantee agencies holding their loans. Students will need their Department of Education PIN to access their loan information.

 

Direct Loan Counseling
www.StudentLoans.gov

Students can use this link to complete any of the following requirements:
Direct Loan Master Promissory Note, Loan Entrance Counseling, or Exit Counseling.

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Native American Student Information Links

Financial Aid for Native American Students
www.finaid.org/otheraid/natamind.phtml

This page provides information about financial aid for Native American students with eligibility requirements and contact information.

MN Indian Scholarship Program
www.getreadyforcollege.org


American Indian College Fund
www.collegefund.org


Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs
www.bie.edu/ParentsStudents/index.htm

 


MN Tribal Education/Scholarship Offices:

Bois Forte/Nett Lake
(800)221-8129

Fond du Lac
(800)365-1613 Fax: (218)879-7529

Grand Portage
(218)475-0121 Fax: (218)475-2284

Leech Lake
(800)711-0443

Lower Sioux
(507)697-6185

Mille Lacs
(800)532-9059 Fax: (320)532-4745

Prairie Island
(651)835-2554

Red Lake
(218)679-3350 Fax: (218)679-3367

Shakopee Sioux
(952)496-6137

Upper Sioux
(320)564-2360

White Earth
(800)950-3248

Indian Health Service Scholarship Programs
www.ihs.gov

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Students with Disabilities

Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

www.heath.gwu.edu

This web site contains completely updated and revised information to help individuals with disabilities to seek and obtain financial assistance for postsecondary education. The guide describes federal financial aid programs, state vocational rehabilitation services, and regional and local sources. A listing of nationally awarded grants and a pre-college checklist to organize the search for funds complete the guide.

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Service-Based Financial Aid and Scholarships

United Stated Army

www.hrc.army.mil/

UPS Earn & Learn Program

https://ups.managehr.com/earn-and-learn-program.htm

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