Links

General financial aid information

www.finaid.org
A popular web page offering information about all aspects of financial aid. The page has dozens of tools for calculating college costs, loan payments, savings, and the expected family contribution (EFC).

www.saltmoney.org
SALT offers simple, personalized ways for students and graduates to understand their financial aid and manage their finances. MassArt students and alumni can sign up for free. Features include student loan help, financial literacy courses, and job and internship search tools.

www.fastweb.com
This is the largest scholarship search engine on the web. Students may perform a scholarship match for local and national scholarships and receive emailed updates on any new scholarships for which they may be eligible.

For additional links to outside scholarship information, please visit outside scholarship opportunities.

Federal aid programs

The Guide to Federal Student Aid
A guide about funding education beyond high school.

studentaid.ed.gov
The federal government's home page about federal financial aid programs.

www.fafsa.ed.gov
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

www.nslds.ed.gov
The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education's (ED's) central database for student aid. NSLDS receives data from schools, guaranty agencies, the Direct Loan program, and other Department of ED programs. NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data.

www.loanconsolidation.ed.gov
Information about consolidating your Federal student loans.

Federal Loan Servicers

MassArt participates in the Federal Direct Loan Program. Current borrowers may access their account information, repayment calculators, deferment and forbearance forms, and even make payments.
www.AspireResourcesInc.com
www.mycornerstoneloan.org
www.costep.myedloan.com
www.myedaccount.com
www.EDGEucationloans.myedloan.com
www.EdManage.MyEdLoan.com
www.edfinancial.com/DL
www.myfedloan.org
www.gsmr.org 
www.mygreatlakes.org
www.ksa.myedloan.com 
www.mohela.com
www.nelnet.com
www.osla.org
www.salliemae.com
www.VSACFederalLoans.org
Unsure who your loan servicer is? Access your account on the NSLDS website to find out.

For Massachusetts residents

www.osfa.mass.edu
Information about the student aid programs administered by the Department of Higher Education for the State of Massachusetts.

Information about college planning

www.tericollegeplanning.org

www.adventuresineducation.org
Adventures In Education (AIE) is a nonprofit, public benefit program developed by TG that helps students plan and complete their journey through higher education. By providing a website and other free resources to students, parents, counselors, and educators, AIE encourages individuals to discover and pursue educational opportunities. The site is available in English or Spanish.

mappingyourfuture.org

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