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CCAC's Paying for College
An introduction to the financial aid and scholarship resources as well as the processes here at CCAC.
The Department of Education maintains this web site, which provides access to free applications for federal student aid. The student must apply for a pin (a personal identification password) in order to use the website, but unlike other websites for federal student aid, the student does not have to pay for its use.
One of the several large scholarship databases on the web, Fastweb allows you to create a student profile, and matches you with potential scholarship information.
Finaid is the most comprehensive source of information about every kind of financial aid for college available. And - it's easy to navigate.
The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency offers many services, including FAFSA and loan application assistance, and directly awarding grant money to students from Pennsylvania.
The U.S. Department of Education's Student Financial Assistance Programs website, a comprehensive resource for information about financial aid.
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