Financial Aid Resources

Financial Aid Resources

Penn State Office of Student Aid
Specific information about University-wide resources and financial aid application procedures.

Office of the Bursar
Billing and student account information at Penn State

Student Financial Services
A Unit of the Bursar's office.

Financial Literacy
The Pennsylvania State University is committed to provide students with the resources needed to make informed decisions regarding their money management.

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
A variety of financial aid resources designed for Pennsylvania families.
A site for information from the U.S. Department of Education regarding federal student loans.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Financial aid application provided by the U.S. Department of Education

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
U.S. Department of Education's central database for federal student aid

Federal Direct Lending Program
A program through which the federal government acts as the "lender" for all student Stafford loans and parent PLUS loans.

Financial Aid Information Page
Free, comprehensive, objective, and independent information about financing your college education. It includes financial aid calculators, scholarship searches, and numerous other links.

U.S. Department of Education Student Guide
Information about the federal financial aid programs and college financing.

College Board
Information on college searches, SAT information, and financial aid resources for students and parents.

This website offers valuable information on budgeting, credit cards, college planning tips, and identity theft; as well as interactive tools such as a budgeting wizard and credit calculator.
This website if by the U.S. government and it is a valuable source dedicated to teaching the basics of financial education.