[University of South Alabama]

Financial Aid

Selected Resources


January, 2012
(251) 460-7025

This is a list of selected resources only and there are many others available in the Library. Please e-mail the Reference Department or call 460-7025 for help. To locate internet sources, click on the Electronic Reference Books button on SOUTHcat Plus and select Colleges & Financial Aid.


College Money Handbook. Reference/Directories LB 2337.2.C65 2012
Directory of Financial Aids for Women. Reference/Directories LB 2338 .D564 2009/11
Don’t Miss Out. Reference/Directories LB2337.4 .D65 2011/12
Financial Aid for African Americans. Reference/Directories LB 2337.2 .F56 2009/11
Financial Aid for Native Americans. Reference/Directories LB 2338 .F5646 2009/11
Financial Aid for Research and Creative Activities Abroad.
LB 2375 .F574 2006/08
Financial Aid for the Disabled and Their Families.
Reference/Directories LB 2337.2 .F58 2008/10
Financial Aid for Veterans, Military Personnel, and Their Dependents.
US 403 .F47 2008/10
Funding Education Beyond High School: the Guide to Federal Student Aid.
Government Doc. ED 1.45/7: 2011/12 and online http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/student_guide/index.html
Getting Financial Aid.  Reference/Directories  LB 2342 .C633 2011
Money for Graduate Students in the Arts & Humanities.
Reference/Directories LB 2337.2 .M664 2010/12
Money for Graduate Students in the Biological Sciences.
Reference/Directories LB 2337.2 .M6538 2010/12
Money for Graduate Students in the Health Sciences.
Reference/Directories LB 2337.2 .M6537 2010/12
Money for Graduate Students in the Physical & Earth Sciences.
Reference/Directories LB 2337.2 .M6662 2010/12
Money for Graduate Students in the Social & Behavioral Sciences.
Reference/Directories LB 2337.2 .M655 2010/12
Peterson’s How to Get Money for College.
Reference/Directories LB 2337.2 .H8471 P4851 2012
Scholarship Book. Reference/Directories LB 2337.2 .S38 2008
Scholarship Book. CD ROM Instructional Media Center---LB 2337.2 S38 2008
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans. Reference/Directories LB 2338 .S35 2007
Scholarship Handbook. Reference/Directories LB 2338 .C597 2007
Scholarships, Grants & Prizes. Reference/Directories LB 2337.4 .P475 2012
The Ultimate Scholarship Book. Reference/Directories LB 2338 .T36 2011
Vault Guide to Top Internships. Reference/Directories LC 1072 .I58 V38 2008

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Free Internet Resources:

U.S. Department of Education websites:
Home page:  http://www.ed.gov/students/landing.jhtml?src=pn  
Information about federal aid, careers, and links to information about education.

Office of Postsecondary Education:  http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/index.html?src=mr
Information on initiatives, education planning, student resources, etc.

Financial Aid:
General information about federal money, links to other financial aid sites, and ability to apply online for aid

Federal Student Aid Handbook.
USA’s Financial Aid Webpage.  http://www.finaid.usouthal.edu/
University Library, Best Web Sites: Colleges and Financial Aid. http://www.southalabama.edu/univlib/picks/colleges.htm
Links to several sites with information about universities, study abroad, and financial aid.
College Board webpage: http://apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss/welcome.jsp
Search over 2,000 scholarships.
Sallie Mae webpage:  http://www.collegeanswer.com/index.jsp
Comprehensive source of financial aid resources.
Finaid webpage: http://www.finaid.org/
Financial aid information for all levels of schooling. Includes scholarships, loans, military aid, savings, and grants
Yahoo Financial Aid:  http://dir.yahoo.com/education/financial_aid/
Includes resources for a wide variety of grants, loans, and scholarships programs ranging from the Miss America Pageant to the Croatian Scholarship Fund.


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