Note: All sites are active as of October, 2011.
The U. S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid web site. This site has a number of helpful links for the student interested in financial aid. It also has a direct link to FAFSA: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid worksheet.
This site links to the U. S. Department of Education's Guide for Federal Student Aid, a free publication that describes Federal resources and the process of attaining money.
An IRS web site with links to tax forms that need to be filled out and submitted to the IRS to qualify for income tax credits for higher education expenses. The Hope Credit, a tax credit worth up to $1,500 per student, is available to first- and second-year students enrolled at least half time. The Lifetime Learning Credit is a tax credit equal to 20 percent of a family's tuition expenses, up to $5,000, for virtually any postsecondary education and training, including subsequent undergraduate years, graduate and professional schools, and even less-than-half-time study. For more information on the Hope Credit, the Lifetime Learning Credit, and other tax benefits for postsecondary students, see the Internal Revenue Service's Publication 970. You can get a copy of Publication 970 by calling 1-800-829-3676.
Medi -Smart Financial Aid & Scholarships web site with numerous links to scholarships for nurse and students entering healthcare.
Sigma Theta Tau: The Honor Society for Nursing. This web site provides links to regional chapters that offer nursing scholarship. When you navigate to this site, click on search and type in "nursing scholarships".
A website called Nursing Schools Guide contains numerous links to scholarships for nursing.
Scholarship Web Site with a few sources for nurses.
Minority Nurse is a web site with quite a few scholarship offers for students of various backgrounds.