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U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid website

The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
This website is one of the most comprehensive sources of financial aid information available.

Financial Aid Search Through the Web (FastWeb)
This website allows students to perform a free customized scholarship search.

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
This website is another comprehensive source of financial aid information.  Go to the "Students, Parents and Counselors" tab.

National Student Clearinghouse
This website offers services that help students track their student loans and obtain verification of their in-school enrollment status.

Maryland Higher Education Commission
This website provides information about Maryland's scholarships and grant programs administered by the Maryland Office of Student Financial Assistance.

U.S. News & World Report
This website offers information on different types of student loan consolidation, how they work and what students should know before considering them.