Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): FAFSA.ed.gov
File your FREE application for federal aid here! Also visit this site to correct existing applications or file a renewal application. You need to file a FAFSA for every academic year you plan to attend college. MSU's school code is 002532.
Federal Direct Loans: StudentLoans.gov
This site is for information from the U.S. Department of Education about how to manage your federal direct loans. The gateway for all students and parents to submit loan Entrance Counseling and Promissory Notes.
National Student Loan Data System: nslds.ed.gov
View all the federal loans that you have accepted, as well as contact information for the lenders and servicers.
US Department of Education Ombudsman: ombudsman.ed.gov
The Federal Student Aid Ombudsman helps resolved disputes with federal student loans.
Federal Student Aid: StudentAid.ed.gov
Another great Web site from the Department of Ed. that offers FREE help completing the FAFSA, applying for a PIN number, and planning for college from elementary school through graduate degrees.
U.S. Department of Education: ed.gov
"ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access."
Resources for service members and veterans: benefits.va.gov
Connecting America's veterans with higher education using clear and comprehensive guidance.
Financial Education and Planning
Office of Financial Education: montana.edu/aycss/financialedu/
Financial counseling information for students seeking money management, credit card debt management and spending plans - all on the Web.
Federal Student Aid: studentAid.ed.gov
Another great Web site from the Department of Ed. that offers FREE help completing the FAFSA, applying for a Pin number, and planning for college from elementary school through graduate degrees.
Reach Higher Montana: reachhighermontana.org/
Reach Higher Montana's mission is to provide students and families with the knowledge and tools to finance and pursue their postsecondary education. Reach Higher Montana uses proceeds from its student loan servicing business to offer a range of programs that include grants, community outreach, counseling and training on education finance planning.
Prepare and Pay from the Montana University System: mus.edu/prepare
Get the latest information regarding career programs, college costs, financial aid, scholarships, and financial literacy.
College-bound resources in Spanish: noticias.univision.com/educacion
Information about planning for college expenses.
CollegeNET Inc. Mach 25 Scholarship Search: CollegeNET.com
A FREE search site by keywords or profile. Over 600,000 awards available with full descriptions and contact information at your fingertips.
College Board: CollegeBoard.org
Links to a FREE scholarship search engine, plus lots of resources for students and parents.
Financial Aid for Native American Students: FinAid.org
Provides information about financial aid for Native American students including information on eligibility requirements and whom to contact for further information.
Scholarships for Latinos and Education Planning Resources: hsf.net/es
Information about planning for college expenses in Spanish and English and a FREE scholarship search.
FREE Scholarship Search: scholarships.com
Information about planning for college expenses and a FREE scholarship search engine.