Financial Aid Resources
- Is the only financial aid form required by the College, and it can be completed online. Hood College's school code is 002076. Call 1-800-4FED-AID if you have questions about FAFSA on the Web.
- Electronic signatures speed up the processing of your FAFSA. Both students and parents will need an FSA ID, a username and password combination. With an FSA ID students and parents can sign the FAFSA, check the status of the application, correct FAFSA information, reapply for financial aid, view information about federal loans and grants and conduct other business with the U.S. Department of Education.
- Obtain your "FSA ID."
- Enables student aid applicants and recipients to find extensive information about federal student aid and how to apply for financial aid.
- For students and parents who have Direct Loans or are considering financing an education and want to know more about Direct Loans.
- Students are able to complete their required Entrance Counseling and Exit Counseling on this site.
FAFSA Help: Downloadable and Printable Resources
- FAFSA Facts & Fiction: Get the Truth - and the Money you Need for College
- Six Items and 22 Minutes: All You Need to Fill out the FAFSA (2023 version)
- Financial Aid Vocab Cheat Sheet
- Job Loss and the FAFSA: Three Steps to Take When Your Family Finances Shift
- The FAFSA: The Most Important Financial Aid Form You'll Ever Fill Out
- Apples to Apples: 3 Steps to Finding the Best College Deal
- FAFSA Verification: Don't Panic and Don't Wait
- Parent PLUS Loans: Are they right for you?
FAFSA: Recursos descargables e imprimibles
- Verdadero o Falso de FAFSA: Obtén la Verdad - y el Dinero que Necesitas para la Universidad
- Seis Ítems y 22 Minutos: Todo lo que Necesitas para Completar la FAFSA
- Hoja de Referencia del Vocabulario de Ayuda Financiera
- Pérdida de Empleo y la FAFSA: Tres Pasos a Sequir Cuando las Finanzas de Yu Familia Cambian
- La solicitud FAFSA: el formulario de ayuda financiera más importante que completarás
- Comparando Manzanas con Manzanas: 3 Pasos para Encontrar la Mejor Oferta Universitaria
- Verificación de la FAFSA: No Entres en Pánico y No Esperes
- Préstamos PLUS para padres: ¿Son Apropiados Para Ti?
FinAid! The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
- Perhaps the most comprehensive guide to financial aid resources available online, with scholarship resources, financial aid calculators and other good information.
- Click on the "Site Map" link to access information grouped by category.
- Use the financial aid calculator.
- "One-stop-shop" with links and information on books, websites and other resources recommended by admissions and financial aid professionals.
- The Coalition of America's Colleges and Universities recognizes that American families are concerned about the cost of college and the process of finding ways to pay for a college degree and has launched a comprehensive national education campaign to address these concerns.
- Parents and students may access much of the same information by calling the U.S. Department of Education's toll-free number, (800) 433-3243.
The following sites may help you in your scholarship search. All offer free searches. We do not endorse any particular site. We do encourage students to obtain information from more than one source or site to maximize their options for scholarships and aid.
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