Financial Aid Planning

Financial Aid 101 You CAN afford to go to college. Learn about your financial aid options. Financial Aid Calculators Determine your Student Aid Index (SAI) and college savings. Find Scholarships Find scholarships that match your profile! Financial Aid Planning Timeline Get a grip on what you need to do now to be successful in paying for college. Financial Aid Wizard In 7 easy steps, plan your entire financial aid packages online.
WV State Financial Aid Programs

West Virginia offers more than $100 million each year in financial aid for college. On, our companion to, you will find all of the state-sponsored financial aid programs available to you. Whether you're just getting started in your postsecondary endeavors or looking to make a career change and need a new credential, this is the place to start.

Financial Fitness Managing YOUR money is a key life skill. Learn the basics. College Savings (SMART529) Get help with your college savings. Find out more about West Virginia's SMART529 college savings program.

Each week during the fall and early spring, we post several scholarships and other financial aid updates on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Follow us to find cash for college!

PRIORITY #1: The FAFSA The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step in applying for financial aid for college. Anyone who is planning to pursue education and training beyond high school should complete the FAFSA.