Whether you're considering higher education for yourself or starting to plan for the education of your kids, understanding the financial aid process is the first step to meeting your education goals.
Priority deadlines for South Dakota collegesColleges can have priority deadlines for the FAFSA to help determine who to consider for certain financial aid programs.
Dakota Corp Scholarship ProgramThe Dakota Corps Scholarship Program was created to encourage South Dakota’s high school graduates to: Obtain their postsecondary education in South Dakota Remain in the state upon completion of their education Contribute to the state of South Dakota and its citizens by working in a critical need occupation
Apply for these South Dakota scholarshipsSouth Dakota students can now apply for the Board of Regents Endowed Scholarships.
Apply now for the Build Dakota ScholarshipIf you plan to attend one of South Dakota’s technical institutes next fall and pursue a degree in an area designated as high need, you could have your education paid for through the Build Dakota Scholarship Fund.
Asking for a lower tuition billControlling the cost of higher education is an issue on the minds of many students and parents.
Important facts about the FSA IDStudents and parents should think of the FSA ID as the key that unlocks access to their federal financial aid.
Tips for getting "free" money for collegeScholarships are sometimes called "free money" for college.
Choosing the right way to pay for collegeNot all college funding sources are created equal.
Being a responsible student (and responsible financial aid recipient)When you get help to pay for college, it is time to celebrate.
Where do I start applying for financial aid?If you are a high school senior or the parent of a senior, the next few months can be crucial to applying for financial aid, such as scholarships, grants, and loans.
Verification of your financial aid applicationYou've completed all the paperwork, filled out the forms, and submitted everything by the deadline to apply for financial aid.
Knowing when to apply for financial aidApplying for financial aid for college is one of those things that you want to do as soon as possible.
Five facts everyone should know about parent student loansIt may be hard to believe, but parents do have a huge influence on the lives of their children.
Paying for college – it's about more than the tuitionThe cost of college and how to pay for it is a huge worry for many students and parents.
Don't forget this important document when applying for financial aidIf you will be completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the first time soon, there are few things you should know about providing income information.
Taking this one step will make completing the FAFSA a lot easierCompleting the federal application for financial aid is a lot easier now than it was a few years ago, thanks to steps taken by the U.S. Department of Education.
Choices About Colleges and CareersFrom a financial perspective, the most important decision you can make about college is whether or not you go and what you plan to study.