Financial Aid Application and Information Links

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/index.htm - on the Web is the U.S. Department of Education's fast, nearly error-proof online application for federal financial aid.

https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm - - The US Department of Education's FSA ID (Federal Student Aid id) site.  You can create and edit your FSA ID on this web site.   

http://www.finaid.org - The Financial Aid Information Page is one of the most comprehensive collections of references and links to sites about financial aid.  You don't want to miss this one

http://www.studentaid.ed.gov - The U.S. Department of Education's Web site explains federal student aid programs and how to apply.

http://www.ohe.state.mn.us - Minnesota Office of Higher Education is a great resource that includes a list of college costs in Minnesota, up-to-date information about higher education in Minnesota and an interactive financial aid estimator.

http://www.iseek.org/sv/index.jsp - (Internet System for Education, Employment and Knowledge) was created to promote higher education, training, and career exploration and to facilitate employment searches within the state of Minnesota.

http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/ -US Department of Veterans Affairs- Click on the Information on Education and Training tab for the different programs available for veterans.​

Loan Links

https://www.studentloans.gov - All the information you need to know about the Federal Direct Loan programs.

https://www.nslds.ed.gov/nslds/nslds_SA/ -For information about all of your federal student loans.

http://www.selfloan.state.mn.us/index.cfm - Sponsored by a Minnesota Higher Education Services Offices, this site offers on-line SELF loan information and counseling. 

http://www.slsc.mnscu.edu - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities site - designed to help borrowers of Perkins Loans understand and manage loan funds by providing you with deferment, cancelation and payment information.

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/default - Guide to defaulted student loans sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

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