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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
URL: www.fafsa.ed.gov

Student Guide to Financial Aid
Updated yearly from the U.S. Department of Education.
URL: http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/student_guide/index.html

Finding Scholarships on the Internet
Articles about and a searchable database of scholarships.
URL:  http://education.yahoo.com/college/financial_aid/articles/scholarships_index.html

FinAid
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.
URL: http://www.finaid.org/

Student Services

Searchable database of scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans
URL: http://fastweb.monster.com/index.ptml

Illinois Student Assistant Commission
URL: www.collegezone.com

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
URL: www.hsf.net

FastWeb
URL: www.fastweb.com

Peterson’s College Planner
URL: www.petersons.com/finaid/

Occupational Outlook Handbook
URL: http://www.bls.gov/oco/

Illinois (LMI) Labor Market Information
URL: http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/

 

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.