Generation One Trailblazers: Financial Aid

Explore the resources below for financial aid advice.

Columbus State Financial Aid office offers information specific to CSCC scholarships, loans, grants, how to transfer financial aid, forms, financial aid disbursement, upcoming FAFSA workshops, and important dates.

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Ohio Financial Aid

Find information about Ohio scholarships and grants, assistance programs, and tuition reciprocity programs.  The Students tab is designed to help guide the decision making process for students and families exploring their many opportunities for college and career success.

Financial Aid Search Engines


FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools -- on or off the web.  Access to FinAid is free for all users and there is no charge to link to the site.

Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education: Proud sponsor of the American mind.

Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, 1,200 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 15 million students paying for college or career school.

Sallie Mae - College Answer

An offshoot of SallieMae, this website offers a scholarship search, education investment planners, college costs calculators, scholarship application tips, and so much more.

Other Resources

First in Family Scholarships

A list of scholarships for first generation college students

Scholarship, Grants and Financial Aid

Our library's guide to finding scholarships, grants, and financial aid for college.

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