Helpful Resources

FAFSA on the Web
Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.

This website is dedicated to educating students on financial literacy.

Financial Aid Guide 
In this financial aid guide for public health students, you will learn about the different types of financial aid available to students entering this rewarding field. Also included is a list of public health scholarships at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

SquareFoot Scholarship
The essay submission deadline for SquareFoot’s $5,000 scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year is Oct. 30, 2018. The winner will be announced by Dec. 1, 2018.

Innovation in Craftsmanship Award 
We’re on the lookout for students who have demonstrated a unique way of merging tradition with innovation. We are awarding two $1000 scholarships each academic year to promising students who show outstanding innovation in their craft.

Allstate Student Scholarship 
Allstate Agent Tracy McKenica Besenyodi is sponsoring a $500 scholarship sweepstakes for one lucky student between now and Aug. 31, 2018. The sweepstakes is open to students 18 years or older and who live in the United States. 

Nav Entrepreneur Scholarship 
Tell us about your business or a business you plan to start and why courses would help. Win $1,000 towards your education! 

DesignContest Scholarship 
DesignContest Student Aid Program understands students’ financial struggle through their education, thus decided to launch the financial aid program for the brightest minds out there. DesignContest Scholarship program will award thirteen $1,500 aids per year to students that demonstrate top research academics skills.

Chairish Scholarship 
Chairish is offering a scholarship designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields. Each year we will award up to $5,000 in college scholarships to two deserving students.

Do Something Scholarship
Sign up by sharing your New Year's Resolution! PLUS, you'll enter for the chance to win a $3,000 scholarship!

Music Video Scholarsip is happy to announce that it will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to one lucky student each year through the Simple Music Contracts Music Video Program. 

Intellias Scholarship Program
Intellias is pleased to announce our first software engineering scholarship program. Our goal is to provide an educational grant for high school seniors, college students and graduate students. Award: $1,000                       

The WiredShopper 1st Annual Scholarship Program 
The WiredShopper scholarship program aimed to help gaming industry students finance their education. Students can be enrolled in any major to apply. Award: $1,500 

Citizens Bank Undergraduate Scholarship 
Apply by Aug. 1 to qualify for a $2,500 scholarship! 

Citizens Bank Graduate Scholarship 
Apply by Aug. 1 to qualify for a $5,000 scholarship! 

Doctors 24x7 Scholarship Opportunity 
Essay scholarship contest offered by Doctors 24x7 to assist undergraduate students pursue higher education. 

ISAC Student Portal Toolbox
Find handy tools to help with the college process.

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy is a FREE program of the nation's certified public accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances through every stage of life. 

Video Tutorial on How to Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool

The Union Plus Scholarship Program
Scholarship amounts range from $500 to $4,000.

Educational Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

Navigating College - The Resource Guide for Homeless and Low Income Students
Some highlights of this guide include resources to cover costs associated with going to school, including tuition, housing, meals, text books, medical care and more.

Apply to be a Tillman Scholar
This opportunity is open to veteran students and their family members.

NIH's MARC U-STAR awards provide support for two years of the undergraduate program; junior and senior years. Students who are underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences are especially encouraged to apply.

College Resources and Financial Aid for Hispanic Students

Access Three Million Scholarships Offering Up to $18 billion
Find free money with Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae®.

Good Call Scholarship Opportunities

Financial Literacy
This website is a resource for students that need advice on managing their money.

Paying for College
Get help on how to make smart decisions when paying for college.

How to Avoid Unfair College Student Loan Practices 
Learn about common unfair practices, how to spot predatory lenders and how to successfully repay loans. 

Financial Aid Toolkit
The toolkit provides resources covering the financial aid process from applying for financial aid to repaying loans and includes items such as brochures and videos.

Financial Aid for Minority Students
This financial aid guide lists many scholarship opportunities for minority students. This inclusive scholarship list clearly explains eligibility, award specifics, and how to apply.

The Student Guide
The most comprehensive resource for student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education.
Sponsored by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), a comprehensive college planning and financing website for students, parents, schools, and lenders. Includes information and applications for all of ISAC's grant, scholarship and loan programs.
An independent, award-winning non-profit website for financial aid information, resources, and helpful "scholarship scam" section.

Looking For Student Aid
The U.S. Department of Education provides general information about financial aid and advice on scholarship search services.

The Internet's largest and oldest free scholarship search.
Free scholarship search and financial aid information resource helping students make the decisions that shape their lives.

College Board's Scholarship Search 
Scholarship search service provided by the College Board.
Information for federal student aid loan requirements.

Loan Repayment Calculator
Estimate your standard monthly repayment of student loans.

College Resource Center
Find scholarships available in the Chicago area.

Helpful Resources For Veteran Students 

Aid For Veterans 
Expert guidance to help veterans, service members, and their families pay for college.

Veterans Guide to College Success 
Helping veterans reach their academic goals with resources, tips and expert advice! 

Veterans Guide to Getting Hired
Resources, tips and advice for veterans returning to the workforce!