Financial Aid Resources

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Welcome to the US Department of Education.

Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.

Welcome to PROFILE, the financial aid application service of the College Board -- a national, 100-year-old, not-for-profit membership association. Many of the member colleges, universities, graduate and professional schools, and scholarship programs use the information collected on PROFILE to help them award nonfederal student aid funds. Completing PROFILE online requires you to have a secure browser and a valid credit card.

MEFA was created by the state legislature to help families finance education and to "offer convenient and effective savings programs in order to provide for such costs." MEFA is a self-financing, not-for-profit state authority dedicated to keeping college education affordable to families.

US NEWS NET PRICE CALCULATOREvery college and university has an online net price calculator, but the tools can be hard to use—and even harder to find. Use the list below to access net price calculators for about 300 of the top National Universities and National Liberal Arts Colleges.

FinAid has a stellar reputation in the educational community as the best Web site of its kind. It's comprehensive, it's informative, it's objective--and it's the first stop on the Web for students looking for ways to finance their education.

On visits to, you may review your search results or update your personal profile information by clicking Mailbox and Profile Update. By updating your information, you may qualify for even more scholarship awards or discover new awards in our database.

Do a Free Scholarship Search on Fastweb - Personalized matching to over 500,000 scholarships.

On College Board you can locate scholarships, loans, internships, and other financial aid programs from non-college sources that match your education level, talents, and background. Complete the profile form and Scholarship Search will find potential scholarship opportunities from a database of 2,000 undergraduate scholarships, internships, and loan programs.

The Massachusetts Division of Employment and Training (DET) is pleased to offer the Massachusetts Career Information System (MassCIS) free on-line to all Massachusetts residents. MassCIS is designed to provide occupational and educational information to help people make better-informed career and school choices. Career Information, College, Financial Aid and Career Exploration included.