Funding for College:
Application for Federal Student Aid
Start completing your FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1,
2016! Even if you don't think you will qualify for financial
aid, you need a completed FAFSA in order to receive
CAUTION!!! Use this link, the .gov website. The .com is
a profit company that will charge you money. The real fafsa
Begin here to apply for financial assistance from the State of
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NWCC Office of Financial Aid
Go here to valuable scholarships and information if you plan on
University of Mississippi Scholarships
Ole Miss offers a lot of scholarships. Click this link to
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Freshman Guide to Scholarships and Financial
Mississippi State University Office of Financial
If you plan on attending MSU, start here to get your finances in
University of Memphis Financial Aid
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Use Fastweb to find the school you're looking for and ways to pay
This is a very useful site, but be careful about default check
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Another great place to register and search for
U.S. News: 4 Ways to Make Your Scholarship Stand
There are a lot of good sources on the Internet to help you write
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This link from U.S. News is informative and has multiple other
links that are safe and helpful.
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Engineering/STEM Teachers Scholarship
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Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships for
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