Useful Web Sites
Filling out a FAFSA (on the Web)
FAFSA on the Web
(Federal school code: 002883)
Help in Completing the FAFSA
Create a New Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID
Applying Aid to your Account
MPN (Master Promissory Note) and Entrance/Exit Counseling
US Selective Service System
NYS Tap Application
(undergraduate TAP code 1022)
Title IV Authorization
Other Useful Web sites
Add or Waive Health Insurance
You are automatically billed for UC's Health insurance but if you have your own insurance you can waive the fee. Keep in mind you can only do this between July 13 through September 15.
Completing Consent Form
Completing the consent form can give you access to discuss your account over the phone in greater detail. You can add parents/legal guardians as well giving them full access to discuss your student account. Keep in mind we cannot discuss any information over the phone without verifying the student or the parent due to Federal regulations.
List of Alternative Loan Lenders
Loan comparison tool through HESC.ny.gov
Looking for an alternative/private loan? This website will assist with a full list of lenders and provide the tools necessary to compare each lenders terms and rates.
Financial Calculators (Web Calculator)
Estimate your student financial aid, your expected family contribution (EFC), and your financial need using this free service provided.
The Financial Aid Information Page
The smart student guide to financial aid. This website offers comprehensive information about financial aid, advice and tools.
US Dept of Education Student Financial Assistance – The Student Guide
Federal Student Aid is an office of the U.S. department of Education. Get all the up to date information on financial aid needed to make it as easy as possible to get what you need for higher education.
US Dept of Labor
Comprehensive information regarding labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.
New York State Higher Education Services Corp (NYHESC)
NY College Savings Program
Guide for International Students
NYS Financial Aid Information
NYS ACCES-VR information
US Veterans Administration
College Board On-Line
You can search for scholarships from outside sources that fit your profile using free services offered on the Web. Simply answer a few questions, and the services will give you a list of scholarships you might be eligible for. Click on the links below to start your scholarship search.
The content of this page may occasionally change. Inclusion does not necessarily indicate an endorsement by Utica College. Be an informed consumer, ask questions.
- Unusual Scholarships
This page lists some of the more interesting, esoteric and unusual scholarships FinAid has encountered.
At American Student Assistance, the vision is for every student who wants a college degree to be able to get it in a financially responsible way.
- http://www.uncf.org (For Minority Students)
- http://www.hsf.net or http://www.chci.org (For Hispanic Students)
http://www.hsf.net (Alpha Sigma Lambda)
- http://www.cbcfinc.org (For African-American Students)
- http://www.collegefund.org (For Native-American Students)
- http://www.scholarship.ihs.gov (For Native-American & Alaska Native Students)
- http://www.thesimpledollar.com (Learn about Personal Financing)
- http://www.annuity.org/financial-literacy (Financial Literacy)
- Learn about Scholarship Scam Information http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/scams.phtml
ABSN/RN to BS and other Health Related Health Professions
The AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration will be given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program.
APNA Janssen Student Scholarship
New York State Nurses Association
The New York State Nurses Association is a union of 37,000 frontline nurses standing together for strength at work, our practice, safe staffing, and healthcare for all. We are New York's largest union and professional association for registered nurses.
Daughters of the American Revolution Organization
Most of DAR's volunteer work is accomplished by the grassroots efforts of chapters on the local level which focus on the mission areas of DAR by encouraging members to become involved in these initiatives in their local communities. Learn what DAR does to promote Historic Preservation, Education and Patriotism.
HRSA Nursing Scholarship Program
Provided to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2 year full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent) at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses.
AARP Foundation Women's Scholarship Program
The AARP Foundation Women's Scholarship Program is helping win back opportunity for low-income, 50-plus women by funding education, training, and skills upgrades that can lead to better employment and increased financial security for women and their families.
CampusRN Scholarships for Nursing
CampusRN has launched a scholarship program in conjunction with the creation of the CampusRN state edition network. This nationwide scholarship program is the most comprehensive of its kind for nursing programs and nursing students because it features scholarship winners from six different regions across the country in which CampusRN has launched state edition sites. CampusRN awards six $2500 scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region
Discover Nursing Scholarship Search
DiscoverNursing.com is an online extension of the Campaign. It’s where nursing organizations, schools, hospitals and other healthcare groups share information and resources to help provide opportunities for students and nurses alike.
US Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service
The IHS Scholarship Program provides qualified American Indian and Alaska Native health professions students an opportunity to establish an educational foundation for each stage of your pre-professional careers.
March of Dimes
To recognize and promote excellence in nursing care of mothers and babies, the March of Dimes offers several $5,000 scholarships annually to registered nurses enrolled in graduate programs of maternal-child nursing.
Each year the NAACP, through generous donations, is able to provide scholarships to outstanding students. It is the duty of our dedicated Scholarship Committee to determine the most outstanding individuals to receive these awards. The NAACP does not provide financial aid to individuals, only scholarships through this process.
National Hispanic Health Foundation
The National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Program is the only national scholarship program targeted at Hispanic students who are committed to careers in health care and enrolled full-time in dental, medical, nursing, public health, and policy schools.
Minority Nurse Magazine Scholarship Program
MinorityNurse.com is the leading career resource for nurses and the largest dedicated diversity nursing jobs board. We advertise nursing jobs across our social media channels as well as centrally at minoritynurse.com. We also provide a wide range of free career articles, advice and information for nurses and run a CV database for jobseekers.
Gates Millennium Scholars
The GMS Program is more than just a scholarship. GMS offers Gates Millennium Scholars with Academic Empowerment (ACE) services to encourage academic excellence; mentoring services for academic and personal development; and an online resource center that provides internship, fellowship and scholarship information.
American Assembly for Men in Nursing
The AAMN Foundation is pleased to offer educational scholarships which are made possible through the generosity of our AAMN members and the benevolent giving of select groups of donors.
Nursing Scholarships for Hispanics
Scholarship awards are presented to NAHN members enrolled in accredited full-time LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs.
NY State Regents Professional Opportunity Scholarship
NY State Tuition Assistance (TAP)
Welcome to TAP on the Web! This online application process allows you to apply for New York State's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) is the State's student financial aid agency, helping people pay for college by administering 19 student financial aid programs, including TAP, a highly successful College Savings program, and offering guidance to students, families and counselors.
Tylenol Brand Scholarship Fund
National League for Nursing
New York Times Company
Exhaustive college and financial aid information site that includes several cost calculators and other planning tools.
Choose the ‘search for scholarships’ link.
United States Department of Health and Human Services Nursing Scholarship search site.
Note: Aid/Funding may not be available each year. Check each link individually for all details pertaining to possible scholarship information.