These forms may be a requirement for one of your TFEC scholarship applications. Double check each application to be sure you are submitting all required materials.
There are many resources that can help you in your search for colleges and financial aid. Some options are listed here.
These sources are provided for your information and are not specifically endorsed by TFEC.
College Search and Information
- National Center for Education Statistics College Navigator: Provides information about specific colleges/universities (e.g. costs, majors, etc.).
- Education Planner: A one-stop college planning site that offers information on how to research careers, choose colleges, fill out electronic applications, and finance your education.
Free Scholarship Search Services
Online scholarship searches match your potential eligibility for an award with criteria established by scholarship providers. After completing the online search, you will be provided with a listing of scholarships. It is then up to you to contact the scholarship providers for information about applying for the scholarship award.
Some free scholarship search services are:
Federal Student Aid – U.S. Department of Education
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): The official site for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can apply for your PIN here.
- FAFSA 4 Caster: Provides early estimate of federal aid eligibility (PIN is not required).
- Federal Student Aid: Provides information on federal loans, forms and repayment options. Also includes information on preparing for and applying for college.
Please note that fees may apply if you are purchasing resources, registering for tests or applying for aid in the form of loans, etc.
- FinAid: FinAid was established as a public service to those seeking financial aid and is considered one of the most comprehensive sources of student financial aid information, advice and tools.
- ACT: ACT is an independent, nonprofit organization that provides assessment, research and information services in the areas of education and workforce development. The site also includes a free financial need estimator.
- CollegeBoard: CollegeBoard is a nonprofit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. They administer the SAT exam.
- GoCollege: One of the oldest resources to guide students on how to finance their education and succeed in college.
- KnowHow2GO: A comprehensive site that helps students prepare and plan for college.
- Heath Resource Center: The online clearinghouse on post-secondary education for individuals with disabilities.
- I’m First: An online community to provide first-generation college students with support, advice and encouragement.
- United Negro College Fund: UNCF’s mission is to build a robust and nationally-recognized pipeline of under-represented students who, because of UNCF support, become highly-qualified college graduates and to ensure that our network of member institutions is a respected model of best practice in moving students to and through college.