TRIO SSP

TRIO SSP

Paying for College

Paying for College

Begin your exploration of financial aid with WMU Resources

WMU Financial Aid - look here first for answers to your questions about financial aid at WMU, including:
  • the application process
  • awards
  • scholarships
  • financial aid calendar
  • costs, billing and payment
  • forms and fact sheets

 WMU Student Financial Aid Scholarship Guide - available WMU scholarships are categorized and listed with all details.

Then print this form to help you keep track of your scholarship search

 

Continue to explore with these sites

American Indian Graduate Center Scholars (AIGC) - This program was created to assist American Indian college graduates to continue their education at the masters, doctorate and professional degree level.
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) - This fund is the country’s largest non-profit organization devoted solely to providing scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans.
CollegeNet - search for scholarships based on keywords or your personal profile.
FAFSA on the Web - includes information to help you get ready to fill out your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), allows you to fill out your FAFSA and submit it online, and allows you to follow-up on the FAFSA that you submitted (including checking the status and making corrections).
FASTWEB: "The Internet's Largest FREE Scholarship Search"
- find college financial aid and conduct a free scholarship search with the scholarship search engine.
Federal Student Aid: Student Aid on the Web
- get the facts on financial aid, how to maintain it, and what to do when school's over... if you are enrolled as a full-time or part-time student and need to find out more about your educational loans, you'll find all the information you need right here.
FinAid: "The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid"
- this is a comprehensive free resource for objective and unbiased information, advice and tools about student financial aid, college scholarships and education loans.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) - In support of its mission to double the rate of Hispanics earning college degrees, HSF provides the Latino community with more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country.
Looking for Student Aid: Federal, State, and Other Sources of Information - includes information on federal, state, and other resources for student aid. Topics include how to begin to search for aid, scholarship search services, and helpful phone numbers. Included here are sources of information about student aid on the federal and state levels. Also mentioned are scholarship search services that provide computerized lists of sources of private and other financial aid.
Peterson's: Pay for School
- look here to get an overview on how to pay for school and become an  informed consumer.

The SallieMae Fund
- apply online for federal and private student loans, consolidate student loans; financial aid and scholarship information for college, graduate school and continuing education.
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) - As the nation’s oldest and most successful minority higher education assistance organization, the United Negro College Fund’s mission is to provide financial support to its 39 member institutions and increase minority degree attainment by reducing financial barriers to college.

 

 

TRIO Student Success Program
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5303 USA
269.387.4440 | 269.387.4418 Fax
ssp_adv@wmich.edu