Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Hotlist

Here are some websites which will "help you save your pennies" and provide you with helpful information about financial aid:

Student Loan Guide/Accredited Colleges and Universities
This guide provides an overview of federal and private student loans, as well as your rights and responsibilities in the process. Use this information to find out more about what is available and determine if loans are right for you. It also gives specific information about schools that you may be considering.

FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Fill out an application for federal student aid online in English or Spanish, check status of your application and stay up-to-date with deadlines all on this website!

FinAid! - The SmartStudent guide to Financial Aid
Find information about scholarships, loans, military aids, pre-paid tuition savings and financial calculators

Texas B-on-Time Loan Website

Find out eligibility requirements and loan amounts for the Texas B-On-Time loan as well as how to apply.

Everything a Texan needs to know about preparing for, applying for and paying for a college or technical school is included in this website! Pay for College

This site helps you evaluate what college will cost and what you can afford. Scholarship search, interactive tools and other financial advice is included.

Fastweb Scholarship Search

FastWeb lets students create a personalized profile that can be matched against our expansive databases of colleges and scholarships. As the oldest and most popular free online scholarship matching service, our database has over 800,000 scholarships totaling more than $1 billion. FastWeb also notifies students when new scholarships are added and application deadlines are approaching.

Wiredscholar: Paying for College
Wiredscholar has a variety of information for the college-bound student, including career resources, test prep and financial aid.

ACT: Financial Need Estimator
The Financial Aid Need Estimator allows you to calculate both your family contribution and costs at specific institutions by taking you through two steps.

U.S. Department of Education: Financial Aid Page

Contains updated news articles about federal student aid, loans, student tuition increases and more.


The Warren Counseling Staff hopes that you have found this hotlist to be a helpful timesaver.

Don't forget: Many of these websites also have a wealth of helpful information for college and career planning other than financial aid, so check the other areas out as well!

Good luck in your search!