The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts provides a variety of scholarships and interest-free loans to students in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. Below are links to some resources you may find helpful as you continue to finance your education.
www.fafsa.ed.gov The U.S. Department of Education provides online access to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
mefa.org The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority offers admission and financial aid information for students and families. Find an admission or financial seminar at www.mefa.org/findaseminar.aspx.
www.valleyopp.com The Educational Opportunity Center of the Valley Opportunity Council provides assistance for the completion of financial aid forms to attend college.
www.collegeboard.com The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Among its best-known programs are the SAT®, the PSAT/NMSQT®, and the Advanced Placement Program® (AP®).
www.finaid.org FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools — on or off the web. It’s comprehensive, it’s informative, it’s objective — and it’s the first stop on the web for students looking for ways to finance their education.
www.uaservice.com University Accounting Services provides account access for Colgan Loan borrowers.