Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Information & Scholarship Searches

 

Financial Aid is confusing for everyone. Below is a list of resources for both finding financial assistance and information to equip you to make good financial decisions.

 

FAFSA Worksheet (2018-2019)

 

Financial Aid (2018-2019)

 

www.fafsa.ed.gov 

Site used to apply for Federal Aid. Everyone should apply!

 

www.wiredscholar.com 

Sponsored by Sallie Mae (but still FREE,) this web site includes test prep and planning for college financing.

 

www.finaid.org 

Great site for understanding the financial aid process and how to pay for college.

 

www.educaid.com 

Great site for understanding the financial aid process.  Sponsored by Wachovia.

 

www.brokescholar.com 

Good financial advice and lots of scholarships.

 

www.fastweb.com 

An excellent resource for scholarships!  Fill out the survey and this web site will generate a list of scholarships that you may qualify for.

 

www.scholarships.com 

Site used to search for scholarships.

 

https://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/ 

Great scholarship website search engine!

 

 

Financial Planning & Resources 

 

Before choosing a college, accepting financial aid, or getting a student loan, it's important that you have an understanding of what will be required of you upon graduation - or even before.

 

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) is the college access and financial aid agency in the state of Illinois that administers scholarship, grant, prepaid tuition, and student loan repayment/forgiveness programs. The ISACorps is responsible for assisting students with career exploration, college selection, test preparation, scholarship searches, application completion, and the financial aid process.

  • Morton High School ISAC representative, Natalie Irwin ([email protected]) visits MHS throughout the school year providing assistance with financial aid information, FAFSA completion workshops, and college application workshops. Email the counseling office for more information. Students are emailed throughout the school year with these resource offerings.

 

www.whatsnextillinois.org 

Good for financial planning, career planning, and college information

 

www.studentaid.ed.gov 

Good site for general college financial planning and loan information.

 

 

Please Note:

Be aware of any web site that asks for credit card information!  Also, be wary of providing confidential information!

 

 

"The only thing more expensive than getting a college education is the cost of NOT getting an education."