Other Financial Aid and Related Services
Inclusion on this list does not imply University endorsement of services or productions that may be linked to these pages.
US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION / GOVERNMENTAL LINKS
US Dept. of Education - Federal
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.
Information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for post-secondary education.
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.
Registration information from the Selective Service System.
Veteran's Benefits -
Discusses the eligibility and requirements of various Veteran's Financial Aid programs.
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.
Federal Student Loan
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.
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 FSA ID to log in.
BGSU Student Loan
BGSU office on-campus responsible for collecting payments for Perkins, Nursing, and Schell Loans. The office phone number is (419) 372-8112.
Private loan comparison tool
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
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
An independent Financial Aid resource on the web with a Frequently Asked Questions area, a Glossary of Financial Aid Terms, Scholarship and Fellowship Database, Scholarship Scam Alerts, Financial Aid Calculators and much more!
College savings plans, investments and calculators.
College Board for Students and
A resource for planning for your college career.
A resource for helping to plan your college career and beyond.
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.
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 guidance from TurboTax, including tax credits and deductions.
INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES EXTERNAL TO BGSU
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
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
IIE is an organization that assists students across the world with information on and opportunities for international study.
International Education Financial
The IEFA site provides a scholarship search and listings of grants and international student loan programs.
This site has a searchable database of over 1,900 international scholarships along with a set of links to other relevant sites.
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.
Science Foundation - Directorate for Education and Human Resources
EHR supports development in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through a wide variety of partnerships and funding grants.
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.