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Financial Aid Publications

Resource Title: Catalog of Financial Assistance: State and Federal Funding

Description and Uses: This book has information about state and federal grants available through the California Department of Education. The publication is a useful source of information about funding for a variety of needs and purposes. GEAR UP coordinators can use the information featured in this book to develop effective financial aid workshops for parents.

How to Order: California Department of Education. CDE Press Sales Office. PO Box 271. Sacramento, CA. (800) 995-4099.

Catalog of Financial Assistance: State and Federal Funding

Resource Title: Como Pagar Su Educación

Description and Uses: This annual brochure provides easy-to-understand information about college financial aid resources for college-bound students and their parents. GEAR UP coordinators and counselors can use this brochure to familiarize themselves, as well as their students, with financial aid resources and the application process. Parents can also use the publication as a resource when preparing to assist their child with financial aid applications.

How to Order: United States Department of Education. Partnership for Family Involvement in Education. Washington, DC (800) 433-3243. Website: http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/funding.jsp.

Como Pagar Su Educación

Resource Title: Funding Your Education 2007-2008 (Note: Spanish version also available)

Description and Uses: Produced by the U.S. Department of Education, this resource provides up-to-date financial aid information. Organized by frequently asked questions, the guide features general information about paying tuition and other costs, applying for financial aid, eligibility criteria and important deadlines, and it also clearly explains the various types of financial aid that are available. Although written for a high school audience, the information can be modified for middle school students and parents. Educators can also use the information in this easy-to-read guide as an outline to create financial aid workshops.

How to Order: United States Department of Education. Partnership for Family Involvement in Education. Washington, DC (800) 433-3243. Website: http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/FYE/index.html.

Funding Your Education 2002/2003

Resource Title: Fund Your Future: Grants, Loans and Other College Financial Aid

Description and Uses: GEAR UP coordinators, parents, and counselors can use this resource to introduce students to financial aid resources and the application process. Parents can also use this booklet as a resource to better assist their student when the time comes to apply for financial aid.

How to Order: EdFund. PO Box 419045. Rancho Cordova, CA. (916) 526-7282. Website: http://www.edfund.org/wps/portal/OrderFundYourFuture.

Fund Your Future: Grants, Loans and Other College Financial Aid

Resource Title: Invierta en Su Futuro

Description and Uses: Although this annual publication is written with high school students in mind, it provides useful financial aid and college financing information that can be easily adapted to meet the needs of middle school parents. This resource can be used to introduce students to the concept of financial aid and college financing. Counselors can use the brochure to develop workshops; parents can also use this brochure to educate themselves regarding the financial aid process and options.

How to Order: EdFund. PO Box 419045. Rancho Cordova, CA. (916) 526-7282. Website: http://www.edfund.org/pdfs/i-3.pdf.

Invierta en Su Futuro



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