- CollegeInvest Savings Plans
- Easy Money
Did you know?
They say you can’t get something for nothing, but there is a great deal of money available that never has to be repaid. Grants, scholarships, financial gifts and contest winnings all add up to more money for college.
- Over $168 billion in financial aid is available to students and their families?1
- $59.1 billion was given out in need-based grants or merit-based scholarships.2
- $46 billion is available in government education loans.3
“I think I need aid in applying for Financial Aid!”
The world of financial aid can be a confusing one. From the forms and the application process, to eligibility requirements and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) there’s a great deal to digest.
Luckily, we have a variety of partner organizations to help guide you through what can seem like an endless array of options. Below, you’ll find links to and information about the following resources:
This website is chocked full of education advice, opportunities and strategies. You can build a financial aid plan, estimate your Expected Family Contribution
using the EFC
calculator, compare how much it may cost to attend particular colleges and more.
» Learn more about College In Colorado
Colorado Department of Higher Education – College Access Team
The DHE College Access Team helps Colorado families break down financial barriers to college by offering a wide variety of educational presentations and workshops. They include:
- FAFSA Workshops
- Financial Education Workshops
- General Scholarship Presentations
- Financial Aid Presentations
- How to Pay for College Workshops
- Financial Literacy and Debt Management Presentations
You can also have your school or company request a presentation or workshop to be held by completing the event request form.
Here, you can find information on scholarships, financial aid applications, loan programs, savings tools and more. Whether you’re looking for Military Aid, need help navigating through forms and fellowships or just need answers to some questions, this site provides a great deal of help.
» Go to Finaid.org
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (also known as FAFSA) and it’s the first step to getting financial assistance for college. The FAFSA is the link between you and your financial aid, so plan on filling it out this year, and every year you want to be considered for aid.
1 College Board 2009