Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

To get the most financial aid for college, your FASFA application needs to be turned in by March 1, 2012. Fill out your FASFA form to determine the amount of federal aid you will receive as a student, or use FAFSA4caster to see how federal student aid can help you pay for college!



This website matches a variety of scholarships to every type of student and provides resources and advice when applying for scholarships. Create a profile, start searching, and a list of obtainable scholarships will be at your fingertips!


Federal Aid First

Federal loans often have low interest rates and don't have to be paid until you leave school. This website goes through all the benefits of using federal student aid to pay for your tuition. 

Financial Aid

This website is your guide to all the options you have for paying for school. Everything from loans to scholarships are discussed and offered through this site. 


This is a site created by the American Council on Education & Lumina Foundation for Education. It is a great tool to plan for college according to your age and grade. It's never too early to start thinking about college! 

Michigan Department of Treasury

Information, news, and deadlines related to financial aid, scholarships, and savings programs. Go to this website to see what the state of Michigan is doing to help you get an education. 

U.S. Dept. of Education

Using the Department of Education's website, you can apply for loans, consolidate existing debt, and manage your aid history. This is a great site to help you stay organized and keep track of your federal loans. 

Michigan College Goal

Michigan College Goal organizes College Goal Sunday, an annual event where students have the opportunity to attend local colleges and receive help filling out FASFA forms. Check their website for this years date and the location nearest you so that you don’t miss out!