Scholarships and Financial Aid Links

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Frost Bank Student Loan Division

Frost Bank in Galveston has student loans at zero interests that student may apply for. High School Seniors may contact our office after November 1, 2009 to request a packet. Please call (409) 770-5665 for more information.  Listed below are some loans:

Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation

Be a resident of Texas, graduate of Texas HS and attending a Texas College full time, working toward first undergrad degree.
Maximum loan amount is $6000
Deadline February 28

Vandal and Winifred Mercer TAMU Foundation

Resident of Texas and enrolled full time at Texas A&M at College Station or Galveston County, working toward undergrad or graduate degree.
Maximum Loan amount is $2500 per year
Deadline is March 31

Federal Student Aid PIN Registration site
http://http://www.pin.ed.gov/PINWebApp/pinindex.jsp . Getting your PIN early before Christmas will hasten the application and determination process with the FAFS

Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation
Be a resident of Texas, graduate of Texas HS and attending a Texas College full time, working toward first undergrad degree.
Maximum loan amount is $6000
Deadline February 28
 
Vandal and Winifred Mercer TAMU Foundation
Resident of Texas and enrolled full time at Texas A&M at College Station or Galveston County, working toward undergrad or graduate degree.
Maximum Loan amount is $2500 per year
Deadline is March 31
 

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FAFSA
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov Has online forms and filing with information about FAFSA

Students Gateway to the Government
http://www.students.gov

The Student Guide
http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/student_guide/index.html A comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Updated each award year, The Student Guide tells you about the programs and how to apply for them. Paper copies are available in the college room and in the counselor's office with the FAFSA Application forms.

Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation
http://www.tgslc.org/ Private, non-profit corporation designated to administer the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP).

FinAid
http://www.finaid.org (The SmartStudent's Guide to Financial Aid), was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.

FastWEB
http://www.fastweb.com (Financial Aid Search through the Web) is a searchable database of more than 275,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans from more than 10,000 sources worth more than $775 million. It has a facility to notify you by e-mail when new scholarships meeting your qualifications come available.

Scholarship Resource Network Express
http://www.srnexpress.com/ Contains a database of over 8,000 programs with a distribution level of over 150,000 awards for undergraduate and postgraduate students worth a total of more than $35 million! This database also includes student loan forgiveness programs for those who have graduated from college and need alternatives for repayment.

Scholarship Coach:
http://www.scholarshipcoach.com 'I'm your virtual Scholarship Coach! As you use this site, my goal is to help you find and win college cash. So are you ready? The road to scholarship success begins now. By Ben Kaplan author of "How to go to College for Free". Turn up your sound, it talks to you!

2004 Colleges, College Scholarships, and Financial Aid
http://www.college-scholarships.com/

College Aid Calculator
http://www.adventuresineducation.org/cac/cac72C142start.html Plan and estimate your share of college costs.

International Financial Aid Finder and Study Abroad Resource Center
http://www.internationalstudent.com/schools_awarding_aid/ List of colleges that offer substantial awards to international students.