Financial Aid &
Scholarship Resources
To find out about financial and scholarships click on the links below.  You can also visit COC's Financial Aid Office ( which has many more resources for you.
​The Best Scholarship Search​

Based on a combination of feedback from families and our own research, our team identified and analyzed what we feel is an unbiased scholarship guide that would be valuable for students and parents in your community. This guide breakdowns the best scholarship platforms and instruct users on how to use them effectively to find as many opportunities as possible. It's free.
College   Provides useful information regarding grants and scholarships from the various types to how to apply.
Can you spot a College Scholarship scam?
Through College board this site provides information on checking with appropriate institutions for legitimate scholarships.
A SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
Provides advice on how to identify such scholarship scams, how to distinguish between legitimate and fraudulent organizations, how to protect yourself from scholarship scams; and what to do if you are scammed
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Step by step instructions on how to fill out the FAFSA and much more.
Fast Web
The largest and most complete source of scholarships available.​

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