Links & Resources For Non-Traditional Students

American Indian College Fund - Provides scholarships and other support of the nation's tribal colleges and universities

American Indian Higher Education Consortium - Provides information and resources for American Indians interested in attending tribal colleges

Back to College Resources for Re-entry Students - Provides information and resources for adults wanting to go back to college

CFPB - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official site of the U.S. government

College Portrait - Provides accountability data on institutional performance; sponsored by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges and by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities

Degree Search.org - Provides a database of every school and program in the U.S. Potential students can search and find the school and degree they are looking for, for free

DisabilityInfo.gov - Offers information on education programs and resources through the federal government for those who are disabled

Education Investment Planner - Use this free online tool from Sallie Mae to help create your college spending plan based on your budget and financial goals

Educational Testing Service - Provides practice tests and resources for parents and students

FastWeb - Registration required; provides searches for colleges, scholarships, jobs, and internships

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Allows students and parents to fill out the FAFSA with step-by-step instructions

Free Scholarship Search - Provides links to more than 40 free online scholarship search sites

Fund Finder (by The College Board) - Provides information on how to save or pay for college and financial aid basics

GoCollege - Provides resources for admissions, education options, college survival, and financial aid

Gradschools.com - Provides a comprehensive online source of graduate school information

Hispanic College Fund, Inc. - Provides links for financial aid; planning for college; scholarships, internships, and professional development

IBRinfo - Provides information on two new federal loan programs: Income-Based Repayment and Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Identity Theft and Fraud - Provides tips for preventing identity theft and fraud with scholarships and other financial aid

Imagine America Foundation - Provides scholarships for education, awards, financial aid information, sector research and faculty training; honors achievement in career education; and supports and promotes the benefits of career colleges to the general public

Loan Discount Analyzer - Provides help for calculating how specific lender incentives would actually impact your loan

Mapping Your Future - Provides a step-by-step guide for adult students wanting to attend or return to college

  • MYF Calculators - Offers a variety of helpful calculators, such as creating a budget, student loan repayment, and more

Military.com - Registration required; provides a search for scholarships and grants exclusively for the military community

Missouri Career Source - Provides career-oriented information for job seekers, employers, and workforce professionals (formerly known as "Great Hires")

Missouri financial aid workshops for students and parents - Find free workshops, by county, on the topic "Planning and Paying for College"

Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority (MOHELA) - Missouri's designated student loan servicer

Nelnet - Provides information for planning and financing education along with planning careers

Online Degree Navigator - Use this tool to review ratings and comparisons for the best online and on-campus college and university degrees

Sallie Mae - Provides links for planning and preparing for school; helps find loans; and also provides information on repayment of student loans

Scholarly Societies Project - Provides access to information about scholarly societies across the world

Scholarship Experts - Site registration required; Provides free scholarship searches

Scholarships.com - Provides links for scholarship searches; college searches; and scholarship providers

StudentAid.gov - Provides questions and answers for students, parents, teachers, and administrators from the U.S. Department of Education

The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid - Provides information on scholarships, loans, military aid, and saving for college

United Negro College Fund - Serves as a national advocate for minorities in higher education

USAjobs.gov - Information on employment opportunities for students and recent graduates within the Federal Government

Western Governor's University Missouri - WGU Missouri is a Missouri online university offering accredited bachelor's and master's degrees to working adults.

 

 

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