These websites relate to financial aid. The UAF Financial Aid Office and UAF do not control the content or take responsibility for the content of these pages. However, UAF Financial Aid staff have looked at these sites and found helpful information on a variety of topics including free scholarship searches and loan repayment options, to name a few.
American Indian College Fund
The American Indian College Fund's mission is to raise scholarship funds for American Indian students at qualified tribal colleges and universities and to generate broad awareness of those institutions and the Fund itself.
- Education is Freedom National Scholarship Program
The program provides college scholarships to high school seniors or graduates, age 24 and under.
FinAid! The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
Created by Mark Kantrowitz this site contains a wide variety of general information about financial aid and links to free scholarship searches, universities and other organizations relating to higher education.
Free searches for scholarships and/or colleges.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
In support of its mission to double the rate of Hispanics earning college degrees, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides the Latino community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country.
- IRS Tax Information for Students
Online tax resource dedicated to helping you find the information, news, and forms you need to complete your taxes.
- Tax Benefits for Education (PDF)
IRS Publication in PDF format about the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit.
- Tax Benefits for Education (PDF)
Mapping Your Future
This one-stop site for students and parents with information on financial strategies, career options, and college planning.
Scholarships for Graduate Students
A list of scholarships available to graduate students maintained by the UAF Graduate School.
- Scholarships for Volunteering and Community Service
A free scholarship search site.
- Social Security Administration
- Tylenol Scholarship
Cash for college sweepstakes.
United Negro College Fund
The nation's oldest and most successful African American education assistance organization.
U.S. Department of Education
This site contains a variety of information concerning the federal government's involvement with education at all levels. Below are pages within the U.S. Department of Education that may better direct you towards specific information you seek:
FAFSA on the Web
Enter your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. Doing your FAFSA on the Web can save you about two weeks of processing time when compared to using the paper FAFSA.
- "Guide to Defaulted Student Loans"
Maintained by the Office of Post secondary Education.
- Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
New federal government incentives for higher education.
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Student Access
U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid. It receives data from schools, agencies that guaranty loans, the Direct Loan program, the Pell Grant program, and other U.S. Department of Education programs. NSLDS provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and Pell grants that are tracked through their entire cycle; from aid approval through closure.Office of Postsecondary Education
Higher education and financial aid topics.
- The Student Guide: Financial Aid from the U.S. Department of Education
The online version of the department's free guide.
A free financial aid service offered by Sallie Mae. The Scholarship Search connects you to one of the Internet's largest databases of financial aid.