The library also provides access to a number of electronic books through its subscription to "ebrary." The collection is accessible by clicking on "ebrary" in the list of subscribed databases. Entering "financial aid" in ebrary's search box will generate a list of current books on scholarships and loans, all of which are then readable on-line. The direct link is: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/liu/Doc?id=
Office of Student Financial Aid at the Brooklyn Campus of LIU
has a significant amount of information regarding financial aid
posted on its website: http://www.brooklyn.liu.edu/finaid/index.html.
It includes a listing of the scholarships and grants offered by
LIU as well as scholarships, grants, and loans available from
the state and federal governments. It also provides an explanation
of "financial aid basics" and links to the FAFSA forms and newsletter.
College Board has a "Pay for College" website which provides
planning help, assistance in locating scholarships,
and links to federal loan applications: http://www.collegeboard.com/pay.
U.S. Department of Education has a "Federal Student Aid"
website which provides complete information on the federal government's
financial aid process, whether you're in school or out of school:
Mae provides federal and private student loans, including
consolidation loans, for undergraduate and graduate students and
their parents. In addition, Sallie Mae offers comprehensive information
and resources to assist students, parents and guidance professionals
with the financial aid process. Originally (1972) a government-sponsored
corporation, it is now completely private: http://www.salliemae.com/.
Self-described as "the most comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web," FinAid provides links to many kinds of financial aid and financial aid applications: http://www.finaid.org/.
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