Scholarship and Financial Aid Links
This page contains links to sites that may be helpful in your search for financial assistance for college. If you have a useful site you would like added to this page, please let us know via email and we will review and add appropriate links.
These sites reference mainly national scholarship programs. Your counselor has information specific to local organizations and groups that provide generous scholarships to deserving students. Make sure you review the monthly guidance newsletters and stop by the guidance office to make sure you have up to date information about scholarships that you qualify for.
Calvert Local Scholarship Application Online
The Calvert Local Scholarships Application (Calvert LSA) provides high school students with the opportunity to apply to scholarships offered by 32 local providers who believe in our youth and want to provide financial assistance to help them achieve success in higher education. Be sure to read and follow all instructions on the Provider Information Sheet and Guidelines file before submitting the common application. See application for deadline. Calvert Local Scholarships Application.
Sallie Mae Cashe On-line Scholarship Search
CASHE is a valuable, time-saving tool for students and their parents who are trying to identify sources of funds to pay for college. Through this service you can receive information about scholarships, fellowships, grants, work study, loan programs, tuition waivers, internships, competitions, and work co-operative programs. The online CASHE Student Profile Form matches your unique qualities with financial assistance programs for which you may be eligible. While online, you will be asked to input specific information about yourself. Once you submit your information, the system will compare your data with available resources on the CASHE database and then transmit the results to your Internet e-mail account within 24 hours.
Maryland Higher Education Investment Program
An informative and interesting look at Maryland's prepaid tuition program
Sallie Mae Financial Aid
College Answer phone reps (1-888-888-3460) can help students forecast college costs, check out eligibility for financial aid, complete the FAFSA and more. At their web site you'll find downloadable software to help determine college costs, details about Federal and private loan programs, and a tutorial to help students with money management when they leave for college.
Department of Education FAFSA Express Site
Download software that replicates the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). Using it can cut weeks off the application process and eliminate the mistakes and problems that sometimes arise when filling out the paper FAFSA form.
Completing the FAFSA
Detailed instructions and advice from the U.S. Department of Education for filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The Financial Aid Page
A busy site that provides some very useful and helpful information. This page provides a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid.
The Internet's largest FREE scholarship search.
The College Board Scholarship Search
Find scholarships, loans, internships and other financial aid programs that match your education level, talents, and background.