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					Foundation Grants to Individuals – database available free at Main Library.

UT Guarantee – U of Toledo low income scholarships.

Grants For Individuals: Michigan State University Library – an outstanding guide to funding sources for individuals grouped by academic level, population group and subject area of interest.

Graduate School
Council of Graduate Schools – comprehensive information on graduate programs and financial aid.

College Planning Web Sites
Fall 2009
Ohio Board of Regents – state grants and scholarships.
Peterson’s – free scholarship searches plus answers to frequently asked questions on financial aid.

Non-Traditional Student
College planning – Back to School is a guide for adult students returning to college.
Scholarship Hunter – the free and easy scholarship source.
Ohio Learning Network – distance learning, courses and degrees.

a listing of helpful Web sites compiled by the Akron-Summit County Public Library
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid – comprehensive collection of information about financial aid.
Peterson’s Distance Learning – find institutions that offer long distance learning opportunities.

General College Planning
Cleveland Scholarship Programs – a regional resource for Northeast Ohio students.
Student Aid on the Web – free information from the U.S . Dept. of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
World Lecture hall – free online course materials from around the world.
College Answer - Sallie Mae’s resource on planning and financing college.
College Gov – built by the U.S . Department of Education in collaboration with students. This site is intended to be the go-to source for information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education. english/index.jsp
Student Loan Funding – increasing access to higher education.
Super College – free database of scholarships for high school, college, graduate and adult students.
College Navigator – finding the right college.

EDURegistr – selecting the right college.
The Internet Guide for Parents – advice and tips for parents of college bound high school students and their teens.

Learning Express Library - practice test database available free through the Akron Library Web site.

Financial Aid
Choose Ohio First – scholarships. index.php
College Board – create a personal profile to locate scholarships, loans, internships and other financial aid programs.
Mapping Your Future – a good general college information site.

Selecting a College
My College Guide - answers to everyday questions about selecting a college, the application process and financial aid.
Ohio Board of Regents – college information hotline.
U101 College Search – links to learning in the United States and Canada.
FAFSA on the Web - apply on line; find your university’s federal school code number.
Peterson’s – college search, test preparation, financial aid, and graduate programs.
U.S . Two-Year College – homepages.
FAFSA Filing Options – print a complete form to mail.
Princeton Review – advice on colleges/ careers.
Ohio Association of Community Colleges – homepages. html
FAFSA4Caster – eligibility to receive federal aid. – makes it easy to find U.S . government services - 24 hours a day, with no waiting and no lines.
Universities World Wide.
Campus Tour - go on a virtual tour of your college campus.
Fast Web – free scholarship search.
FSA - Federal Student Aid – financial aid information from the U.S . Dept. of Education.

ACT – register, test dates, test prep.

College Rankings
US News and World Report - college rankings.
Federal Aid First – the difference between federal and private education loans.
Preparing for the ACT – practice.
SAT – register, test dates, sample questions, application process and financial aid.
College and University Rankings.
e-notes – financial aid for students and professionals at all levels.

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