Information about financial aid is available from a variety of sources. Contact your high school guidance counselor and college financial aid officer for information concerning qualifications and applications for scholarships, fellowships, grants, loans, and work-study programs. Every State administers financial aid programs; contact State Departments of Education for information. Banks and credit unions will provide information about student loans. You also may want to consult the directories and guides available in guidance offices and public libraries for sources of student financial aid.
The Federal Government provides grants, loans, work-study programs, and other benefits to students. Information about programs administered by the U.S. Department of Education is presented in The Student Guide to Federal Financial Aid Programs, updated annually. To receive a copy, write to:
College is Possiblea resource guide prepared by the Coalition of Americas Colleges and Universities and the U.S.
Department of Educationlists books, pamphlets, and Internet sites to help students prepare for, choose, and pay for college.
It includes information on scholarships and is available in English and Spanish.
The Armed Forces have several educational assistance programs. These include the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC),
the new G.I. bill, and tuition assistance. Information can be obtained from military recruiting centers, located in most cities.