General Information

  • Federal Student Aid - An office of the U.S. Department of Education with information on everything you need to know about federal financial aid and how to apply
  • IRS Data Retrieval Tool - Step-by-step instructions on how to use the tool to extract information from your tax return into your FAFSA
  • Financial Aid Terminology - Definitions for terms and jargon related to financial aid
  • CashCourse - An online guide and personal finance tools to help students make informed financial choices
  • FastWeb - An online resource for finding scholarships to help pay for school
  • FinAid - An online resource for learning about financial aid options
  • Mapping Your Future - Resources for money management advice and counseling to help you plan for college
  • Checklist for New Undergraduate Students - Steps to apply for financial aid

International and/or Undocumented Students 

  • NASFAA Tips for Undocumented Students (PDF) - A list of answers to Frequently Asked Questions
  • eduPASS - A guide for international students planning to study in the United States
  • NAFSA - Resources for undergraduate international students compiled by NAFSA: Association of International Educators
  • Funding for U.S. Study Online - An extensive database of scholarships, fellowships and grants.
  • Iefa - Financial aid, college scholarship, and grant information for U.S. and international students wishing to study abroad
  • International Scholarships - A scholarship search for any international or U.S. student for study around the world
  • International Student Loan - Loans for international and study abroad students (require a co-signer who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.)
  • Leo S. Rowe Pan American Fund - A student loan program of the Organization of American States (OAS) to help citizens from Latin America and the Caribbean OAS Member countries finance their studies or research in the U.S.
  • Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Grant - Financial assistance for women from developing countries that are committed to improving the lives of women and children in their home countries
  • US Journal of Academics - General information about financing study in the United States

Notre Dame of Maryland University FAFSA school code: 002065