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Financial Aid on the Web

Disclaimer
No claim is made as to the reliability of any information or service contained on these sites. Neither the Webmaster nor the Financial Aid Offices at Suffolk County Community College recommend or advise the use of any of these sites. Their inclusion only indicates their availability on the Internet and their relevance to the scope of career resources.

U.S. Department of Education

FAFSA on the Web FAFSA opens the door to the federal aid process. Every step you can take gets you closer to achieving your education goals. Find out what you can expect from beginning to end.
Completing the FAFSA This web site explains how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). It explains the purpose of the FAFSA questions.
Federal School Code Search This site allows students to find a Title IV school code for the Free Application For Federal Student Aid.
Funding Your Education Funding Your Education is an introductory publication for students not yet enrolled in a postsecondary school, provides general information about the U.S. Department of Education's federal student financial aid programs and how to apply for them.
The Student Guide The Student Guide is the most comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Grants, loans, and work-study are the three major forms of student financial aid available through the Department's Student Financial Assistance office. Updated each award year, The Student Guide tells you about the programs and how to apply for them.
Guide to Defaulted
Student Loans
Student loan borrowers in default now have more options than ever before to repay their student loans. The U.S. Department of Education's Collection Department is committed to assisting those in default by making repayment of their debts a simple process. If you encounter a problem in loan collection or other matters, please be aware that the U.S. Department of Education has established the FSA Ombudsman for student loan borrowers.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Benefits W.A.V.E. Web Automated Verification of Enrollment.
G.I. Bill Web Site This site will provide you with information and forms concerning Veterans Education Benefits and Services.

NY State Agencies

Higher Education
Services Corporation
The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) is the state agency that helps people pay for college by administering the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), offering guidance and administering a highly successful College Savings program for students and families. Information about college financing issues can be found at this Web site or by calling (888) NYS-HESC [697-4372] or (518) 473-1574 or (800) 445-5234 (TDD).
New York's College
Saving Program
Looking for a way to save for college education and save on taxes? New York's College Savings Program could be the answer.

Scholarship Information

Fast Web Fast Web, the Internet's leading scholarship search service, helps students make the decisions that shape their lives: choosing a college, paying for college and finding jobs during and after college. And it's all free.
World Trade Center Scholarship The World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship guarantees access to a college education for the families and financial dependents of innocent victims who died or were severely and permanently disabled as a result of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States of America and rescue and recovery efforts.
September 11
Scholarship Alliance
The September 11 Scholarship Alliance was formed by leading scholarship providers and associated organizations to simplify the scholarship application process for postsecondary education for the families of those who died or were permanently disabled in the terrorist attacks.
Educational Incentive Program This program is a scholarship designed to assist child care providers obtain the training and education they need to provide quality care to children. Child care providers must be caring for children in a facility regulated by the New York State.

Other Financial Aid Resources

Financial Aid Information Page Access to FinAid is free for all users. FinAid has a stellar reputation in the educational community as the best Web site of its kind. It's comprehensive, it's informative, it's objective – and it's the first stop on the Web for students looking for ways to finance their education.
College Affordability and Transparency Center Start here to find information relating to how much it costs students to attend college and how fast costs are increasing.
College Board Online This site offers a host of college related information.
NASFAA Parents and Students This site will explain the Hope Scholarship, the American Opportunity Credit, and the Lifetime Learning Tax Credit.

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