Useful Links

Information about financial aid can be confusing. Where do you start? Be sure to be in touch with your Guidance Office and with your college's financial aid web page. Some sources of information are listed here.

Federal Financial Aid and the FAFSA -- for information about federal aid -- to get your PIN or change it. You will need a PIN to apply on-line. -- to apply using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Commonwealth of Massachusetts -- Massachusetts uses the Federal FAFSA; programs include various scholarships and a loan (No Interest Loan).

MASSGrant, the primary state scholarship program, is portable to ME, NH, CT, VT, RI, PA, and DC.

Scholarship and Financial Aid Information -- Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarships, available to New Englanders -- like the Edwards Scholarship, available only to Boston residents. The city of Boston also has a scholarship guide on its website. -- financial aid information, hands-on help -- linked to FastWeb Scholarship Search (free); includes information about paying for college -- information on scholarships, loans, and other pertinent topics -- information about financial aid and scholarships; also, SATs and CSS Profile

Loans and Financing -- The Massachusetts Financing Authority helps Massachusetss families finance higher education.