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Financial Aid: Scholarships, Loans, and Jobs

Links to information on finding scholarships, student jobs, applying for loans,

Nevada Scholarship Sources

 WNC Financial Assistance Office 

Scholarships through the WNC Foundation

Nevada State Sponsored Scholarships  (Millenium, etc.)

Nevada Career Information System

Nevada residents can log in using their town and zip code.. Click on either Financial Aid or Financial Aid Sort, listed under Education and Training, for information on scholarships and other financial aid opportunities for Nevada residents.

WNC Student Employment Opportunities

WNC's Institution Code

WNC Code is 013896

To locate other school codes go to:

Title IV Institution Codes

College Scorecard

Produced by the U.S. Dept. of Education, this site's primary purpose is to  provide information  about college affordability and value.    For each institution, there is a scorecard with graphs/charts providing condensed information on five important criteria: Costs, Graduation Rate, Loan Default Rate, Median Borrowing, and Employment. (Recommended by Choice, American Library Assoc.)

FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid

ALL WNC students applying for financial aid or a student work study position must fill out  a FAFSA application.     WNC's federal code for completing the FAFSA is 013896.   This application is important not only for getting federal aid, but also for determining your eligibility for other aid that private institutions might offer.

Finding and Applying for Scholarships & Loans - Web Sites

Big Future by The College Board

An online tool to help you locate scholarships, internships, grants and loans that match your education level, talents and background. Applications for Stafford Loans and other loan programs. College cost calculator.


A free resource that helps a student locate scholarships, grants and loans for college. The resources can be browsed by type, degree level, subject, and state. The site also provides other helpful tips such as writing an essay for the application process.


Resource for searching scholarships and financial aid online, plus information about college and career planning.

Federal Student Aid:  U.S. Dept. OF Education

Provides information on funding through Federal Student Aid programs , as well as guidance on preparing for college, choosing a school and more.

Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Fellowships from IPL2 

 FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page

 A financial aid calculator as well as other tools and links for loans, scholarships and military aid.

Financial Aid Toolkit

Search Federal Student Aid's large library of informational materials about financial aid, and limit your search to find the documents, websites, slide shows and videos that will be most helpful for you.  The Financial Aid Toolkit provides "federal student aid information and outreach tools for counselors, college access professionals, students, and parents."  It offers excellent resources to "help students and parents prepare for college or career school." The site is arranged in four sections: "Learn about Financial Aid" (types of aid, college preparation, FAFSA, loan repayment), "Conduct Outreach" (for financial aid professionals), "Get Training" (for advisers and mentors), and "Search Tools and Resources" (arranged according to Resource Type, Audience Type, Topic, and Time of Year). (Recommended by Choice, American Library Assoc.)

International Scholarships

Financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad. Seach by type of scholarship, country and field of study.

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators: Parents and Students

Nationally Coveted Scholarships and Fellowships

A list of prestigious scholarships, with links to the organization offering the award. Also, a subject directory of scholarships, including scholarships for women, minorities and children K-12.

Princeton Review - Scholarships and Financial Aid

Information about getting financial aid and finding scholarships.

The Student Guide: Financial Aid from the U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Department of Labor Scholarship Search

Search the Department of Labor's exhaustive database of thousands of scholarships nationwide.