Non-Xavier Financial Assistance

Although many students get most of their financial aid through Xavier, there are many other resources in which students can search for other types of financial assistance. We have compiled the list below of links that we have found to be useful to many families.

Cashe
College Aid Sources for Higher Education (CASHE) is a comprehensive source of financial aid resources for college, delivering results within two hours. Sponsored by Sallie Mae, a national provider of funds for education loans, it provides a scholarship search engine for students, parents, educators, and sponsors. Includes tips for best results, what to do with your results, and FAQs.

Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation
Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation (CSF) is an organization that offers scholarships for residents of Greater Cincinnati. Applications can be downloaded from their web site.

College Scholarship Service
Sponsored by the College Board Association, this site helps locate scholarships, loans, internships, and other financial aid programs from non-college sources that match education level, talents, and background. A student-provided profile is matched against a database of 2,000 financial aid opportunities.

Edu
Sponsored by US News and World Report, this site provides an article index, best values schools, scholarship search, award comparisons, college cost prediction, loan repayment calculator, deciphering your award letter, ask advisers, federal aid, and newsletter.

FAFSA on the Web
U.S. Department of Education's website for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Deadlines, awards, online FAFSA application, federal school code search, and FAQs.

FAFSA4caster
U.S. Department of Education's website that provides a calculator to estimate the Expected Family Contribution for students with a dependent or independent status.

Fastweb
A free financial aid and scholarship search engine for parents, students, and providers. Search for scholarships based on many criteria.

FinAid
A comprehensive website hosted by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators for students, parents, administrators, and educators. Includes a list of private lenders, loans, scholarships, military aid, applications, ask the aid advisor, calculators, newsletter, and search engine.

Finding Out About Financial Aid
U.S. Department of Education's website for financial aid. Includes funding your education, student guide, tax cuts, recognized accrediting agencies, closed school information, looking for financial aid, state information, other federal sources, and Access America.

Independent 529 Plan
Xavier University is now a member of Independent 529 Plan. Independent 529 Plan allows you to prepay tuition today that your child can later use at any member college. It provides a guarantee against tuition inflation, and the flexibility to choose from some of the nations top colleges. Independent 529 Plan has no start-up fees, no maintenance fees, and no annual fees and is free from federal taxes.

IRS Forms Request Page
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service's website of online forms, instructions, and other publications.

Money for College in Ohio
Ohio Board of Regents' website for financial aid. Includes applications, Ohio Instructional Grant (OIG) estimator, financial aid offices, other resources, and HOPE tax credit information.

Scholaraid
Free college scholarship search and financial aid information resource, connecting students & parents with college funding opportunities.

Selective Service System
This government site provides registration information, publications, an explanation of the draft, and fast facts.