Government California Student Aid Commission (CSAC): http://www.csac.ca.gov For the past four decades, CSAC has provided financial aid for more than two generations of students to help them with the costs of higher education. The Commission's grant programs provide students with opportunities to continue their education beyond high school. The Commission also administers the nine Cal-SOAP Programs in the state.
EdFund:http://www.edfund.org Click on Students/Parents to learn more about planning for college, applying for financial aid, and managing your student loan. You'll also find information on low-interest federal loans and sound advice on borrowing.
Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA Express): http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/index.htm Electronic versions of FAFSA that you can use to submit your completed application form to the Department of Education through the web, by modem, or by mail.
FinAid:http://www.finaid.org This page was established as a service to students and universities to provide a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid.
COMMERCIAL FastWEB:http://www.fastweb.com Provides high school students and their parents, college students and recent college graduates with tools, free of charge, to locate and apply for college scholarships, internships, loan and savings opportunities, and to successfully transition from high school to college and from college to career.
Nellie Mae:http://www.nelliemae.org Nellie Mae, Inc. was created to expand access to higher education with private loan programs for students and families throughout the country who need an alternative to or additional funding beyond federal loan programs.
Sallie Mae:http://www.salliemae.com A financial services corporation that specializes in funding education. They fund approximately 40% of all insured student loans.