Financial Literacy Resources

TRiO Student Support Services provides financial aid information and financial literacy education.  The following links offer a wealth of information to get students started on the road to financial soundness.

Financial Aid Resources

http://www.uvawise.edu/financialaid/ -- UVa-Wise Financial Aid Office

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/  -- Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

http://www.finaid.org/  -- Financial aid information, advice and tools.

http://www.StudentAid.ed.gov -- An office of the U.S. Dept. of Education that provides information on types of financial aid, FAFSA, scholarships, and loan repayment.

Financial Literacy Education

http://www.mymoney.gov/

http://www.smartaboutmoney.org/Portals/1/ResourceCenter/40MoneyManagementTips_2011%20LR.pdf

SSS Grant Aid

Grant Aid is available to active, full-time participants who are freshmen or sophomores receiving Federal Pell grant and have at least a 2.0 GPA.  Students must also have unmet need as determined by the Financial Aid Office.  

Awards are typically made each spring semester and recipients are notified in early January. 

Scholarship Search

http://www.fastweb.com/ -- Free scholarship search.

http://www.careerinfonet.org/scholarshipsearch/ScholarshipCategory.asp?searchtype=category&nodeid=22 -- U.S. Dept. of Labor Scholarship search tool