Getting Started with Financial Aid

Financial Aid Overview:

Federal Student Aid:

Beware of scholarship scams -- don't pay for free information!


Colleges and universities provide some 20% of aid, most need-based. Check a university’s website or call their financial aid office when you apply for admission.
For questions not covered by the U.S. Department of Education Web site, call the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-433-3243.

Student Loans 

Getting Loans

Repaying Loans
If you are having problems with your loan and all other approaches fail, contact the U.S. Department of Education's Office of the Ombudsman.

Scholarships, Grants and Work Study 

Scholarships: Grants:
Work Study:
Medical Field Financial Aid:

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