AID & SCHOLARSHIPS

Millard West High School has selected Naviance Family Connection to assist us and our students in managing the college and career planning process. Naviance Family Connection is a comprehensive website that students and parents can use as a tool in planning for their future.  Registration code information for students and parents can be obtained by contacting the Guidance Office.

Please click here to access Naviance Family Connection

Here are some of the features to explore in Family Connections:

Scholarship List

This list contains scholarships or financial aid awards that may be relevant for you. Click on local where you find scholarship information from area resources that has been posted by the guidance office. Click the name of a scholarship to view more information or click the column headings to sort by name, category, deadline or maximum award.

Scholarship Match

Check out scholarships with requirements that may be a suitable match for you according to the information that has been entered about each scholarship.

Resources

This feature provides links to other useful websites relating to college information, financial aid, test preparation, NCAA eligibility, etc.


Other helpful websites:

EducationQuest

This is the best local site for college planning. EducationQuest covers all the bases, from how to write a resume, to how to figure out the financial aid process. Check out ScholarshipQuest and the College Funding Estimator, a tool that uses your income and asset information to estimate your FAFSA results. These folks are the experts in financial aid, and all college bound students in Nebraska should check their web site... and go visit them at Rockbrook Village. Their help is free!

CSS/Financial Aid Profile On-Line

The CSS/Financial Aid Profile is the form many private colleges and universities require, in addition to the FAFSA, for those applying for financial aid.

FSA  ID

The FSA ID is a username and password combination that serves as a student’s or parent’s identifier to allow access to personal information in various U.S. Department of Education systems and acts as a digital signature on some online forms.

FAFSA 

Use this site to complete the free application for federal student aid on-line.

FastWeb.com

A free scholarship search program. You login, fill out a profile and receive a mailbox which you can periodically check for scholarship application sources.

Midwest Student Exchange Program

If you are interested in attending schools in states surrounding Nebraska, be sure to check out this program to save money!
 

Selective Service Registration

To receive any government backed loans, all 18 year old males must register with the Selective Service. Use this site to register on-line.

The Student Guide

This government publication is one of the best, most concise and well organized explanations of the financial aid process anywhere. Check it out to find out the answers to all your financial aid questions!

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

This website is designed to strengthen America by advancing higher education for Hispanic Americans.

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