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Funding Education Beyond High School
The Guide to Federal Student Aid is a comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Grants, loans, and work-study are the three major forms of aid available through the Department's Federal Student Aid office. Funding Education Beyond High School: The Guide to Federal Student Aid tells you about the programs and how to apply for them.

FAFSA on the Web
Complete your application on the World Wide Web. FAFSA opens the door to the federal student aid process. Every step you take will get you closer to achieving your educational goals. Find out what you can expect from beginning to end.

Net Price Calculator
The Net Price Calculator uses institutional data to provide estimated net price information to current and prospective students and their families based on a student's individual circumstances.

California State Student Aid Commission
During the past four decades, the California Student Aid Commission has provided financial aid for more than two generations of students to help them with the costs of higher education. The equivalent of nearly one in eleven Californians has directly benefited from the Commission's student loan and grant programs.

Selective Service (the draft)
Men born on or after January 1, 1960, must be registered for Selective Service (the draft) in order to be eligible to receive financial aid. Register online.

Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Internet World Wide Web (WWW) Server is a worldwide resource that provides information on VA programs, veterans’ benefits, VA facilities worldwide, and VA medical automation software.

Access America for Students
Access America for Students is a federal Web site that delivers government information and service around the world.

FinAid — The SmartStudent™ Guide to Financial Aid
This site provides a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid. Scholarship information is also available.

A user friendly site developed by the U.S. Department of Education in collaboration with students. It is intended to be the go-to source for information about planning, preparing, and paying for post-secondary education.

The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid. It receives data from 36 guaranty agencies, the Direct Loan program, and more than 2,500 schools.