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Other Financial Aid and Related Services

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Online Student Financial Aid Resources Brochure

US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION / GOVERNMENTAL LINKS

FAFSA

US Dept. of Education - Federal Student Aid
A gold mine of information about Federal Financial Aid from top to bottom. Information from this site includes the Student Guide, filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) electronically, Direct Student Loans, and Hope Scholarship Tax Credit information.

College.gov
Information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for post-secondary education.

Students.gov
This site provides a one-stop-shop for any kind of federal service or information, including FAFSA on the web, registering to vote, getting a passport, filing taxes, buying stamps, etc.

Selective Service
Registration information from the Selective Service System.

Veteran's Benefits - Education
Discusses the eligibility and requirements of various Veteran's Financial Aid programs.

Federal Education Tax Benefits Guide
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) publishes the Federal Education Tax Benefits Guide to provide students, parents, counselors, and others with general guidance to federal education-related tax benefits.

STUDENT LOANS

Federal Student Loan Servicing
This is a direct link to your Direct Loan account information. You can look up your account balance, account status, payment information, and calculate interest. Once you have reviewed this information, if you have questions about your account, please contact a Borrower Services Representative at 1-800-848-0979.

Manage Direct Loan
This web site is for completing a Direct Loan Program electronic Master Promissory Note (MPN), Entrance Conseling, and PLUS Loan Application. You will be required to use your U.S. Department of Education issued PIN to log in.

BGSU Student Loan Collections
BGSU office on-campus responsible for collecting payments for Perkins, Nursing, and Schell Loans. The office phone number is (419) 372-8112.

FastChoice
Private loan comparison tool

Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP)
Nursing Loan, available through the Ohio Board of Regents, that provides financial assistance to Ohio students enrolled for at least half-time study (or accepted for enrollment) in an approved Ohio nurse education program. NEALP provides funding for nurses who intend to serve as instructors as well as students who intend to serve as nurses after graduation.

OHIO FINANCIAL AID

Ohio Board of Regents Financial Aid Programs
Information on the various Financial Aid Programs the Ohio Board of Regents offers.

Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
The State of Ohio's financial aid organization sponsors this web site. It is full of various worksheets, tips, and resources available from Ohio's financial aid professionals.

SCHOLARSHIPS EXTERNAL TO BGSU

Links to scholarship search engines and other resources can be found on the Scholarships page.

PLANNING FOR COLLEGE

Finaid.org
An independent Financial Aid resource on the web with a Frequently Asked Questions area, a Glossary of Financial Aid TermsScholarship and Fellowship DatabaseScholarship Scam AlertsFinancial Aid Calculators and much more!

College Advantage Programs
College savings plans, investments and calculators.

College Board for Students and Parents
A resource for planning for your college career.

Mapping Your Future
A resource for helping to plan your college career and beyond.

Peterson's College Search
Peterson's offers an expansive, interactive web site that provides access to information on every accredited college in the United States and that houses the largest online database of financial aid and scholarship information, with over 1.68 million scholarship awards listed.

College Is Possible
America's colleges and universities have prepared this site as a resource guide for parents, students, and education professionals to guide them to the books, web sites, and other resources that admissions and financial aid professionals consider most helpful.

College Tax Guides
College Tax guidance from TurboTax, including tax credits and deductions.

INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES EXTERNAL TO BGSU

AAUW Education Foundation
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awards fellowships for full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

The Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
NAFSA promotes international education and exchange. The site includes resources regarding international education.

eduPASS - The Smart Student Guide to Studying in the U.S.A.
This is a guide for international students planning on pursuing education in the United States. Links to resources for such students are provided.

Institute of International Education
IIE is an organization that assists students across the world with information on and opportunities for international study.

International Education Financial Aid
The IEFA site provides a scholarship search and listings of grants and international student loan programs.

International Scholarships
This site has a searchable database of over 1,900 international scholarships along with a set of links to other relevant sites.

International Student Exchange and Study Abroad Resource Center
This site includes not only resources for financial aid and scholarships, but also links to other services such as insurance, calling cards, test preparation, and essay and resume writing help.

The National Science Foundation - Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR)
EHR supports development in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through a wide variety of partnerships and funding grants.

Rotary International
Rotary International is a volunteer organization primarily targeted at humanitarian service, but it also is responsible for Ambassadorial Scholarships, the largest privately funded international scholarships program.

U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
The ECA page provides news and headlines from the department as well as a list of programs, fellowships, and grants targeted for international scholars.