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Reference Books

These books are kept at the Chicago State University Library Reference desk on the second floor of the new library.

Chronicle Financial Aid Guide. Moravia, NY: Chronicle Guidance Publications, 2006-2007. Ref. LB2337.4. C471 2006/07.

Directory of Financial Aids for Women. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Reference Service Press, 2005/07. Ref. LB2338. D564 2005/07.

Financial Aid for African Americans. El Dorado Hills, Calif.: Reference Service Press,2006/08. Ref. LB2338. F5643 2006/08.

Financial Aid for Hispanic Americans. El Dorado Hills, Calif.: Reference Service Press,2006/08. Ref. LB2338. F5643 2006/08.

Schlachter, Gail. How to Find out about Financial Aid and Funding: A Guide to Print, Electronic and Internet resources Listing Scholarships, Fellowships, Loans, Grants, Awards and Internships. El Dorado Hills, CA: Reference Service Press. Ref. LB2338 .S345 2003.

The scholarship book: the complete guide to private-sector scholarships, fellowships, grants and loans for the undergraduate. Paramus, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, c2004. Ref. LB2337.2 .C37 2004.

Scholarship Handbook 2006 New York: College Board. Ref. LB2338.C597 2006.

Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants and Loans. College Blue Book Vol. 5 Detroit: Gale, 2007 Ref. LA 266.C685 2007.

Internet Resources

FAFSA on the WEB

Student Guide to Financial Aid
Updated yearly from the U.S. Department of Education.

Finding Scholarships on the Internet
Articles about and a searchable database of scholarships.

The Financial Aid Information Page - comprehensive free resource for student financial aid information on the Web. Free scholarship search, financial aid calculators, glossary, and bibliography.

Student Services

Searchable database of scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans

Illinois Student Assistant Commission

Hispanic Scholarship Fund


Peterson’s College Planner

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Illinois (LMI) Labor Market Information


Please visit our Career Planning Center on the second floor of the Chicago State University Library. Further assistance may be obtained by asking for assistance at the main reference desk.