Table of Contents

USC: Palmetto College

Information for specific audiences:


Resources and Links


Applying for Financial Aid

FAFSA on the Web
U.S. Department of Education 

General Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Information Page  
The Student Guide  
Free Application for Federal Student Aid


South Carolina Voter Registration
The South Carolina Voter Registration web site allows you to register to vote on-line in the state of South Carolina.


This is the site for the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.


This is the site for the National Association for Financial Aid Administrators.

US Department of Education
This is the home page for the US Department of Education.

US Department of Education's PIN Site
This is the US Department of Education's online resource for requesting and making use of the PIN (Personal Identification Number).

Student Loan Information

Loan Deferment Information
Loan Repayment Calculator
Federal Direct Loan Information


Mapping Your Future
This site provides information about completing Federal Perkins Loan entrance and exit interviews.

Download IRS Publications/Forms and General Information

Note: See IRS Publication 970 for higher education tax benefits and IRS Publication 4 for information on potential student tax liabilities.
IRS Online Forms plus Questions and Answers  

Career and College Planning
Preparing & Paying for College
ACT Online Information  
Planning For College

College Navigator

Scholarship Search for International Students

International Education Financial Aid  
International Students 

Scholarship Information for Veterans and Family of Service Members

Access online Selective Service Information
American Legion
Veteran's Home Page
Reserve Officers Association 
Scholarships for Military Children 
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society 
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation 
Air Force Aid Society 
Society of Daughters of the U.S. Army Scholarship Awards Program 

Veteran's Ed. Customer Service: 888.442.4551
Veteran's Guidance: 800.827.1000
Armed Forces Benefit Association: 800.776.2322

Scholarship Searches

College Board
Hispanic Scholarship Fund  
The Gates Millennium Scholars (for Minorities)
Preparing & Paying for College
Children's Scholarship Fund
Information on scholarship scams and services

Free Scholarship Search Engines 

Selective Service

Male citizens of the U.S. and male immigrant aliens 18 through 25 years old must be registered with the U.S. Selective Service System to be eligible for federal student loans and grants.

Men can register at any post office, or register now on-line at: U.S. Selective Service System.


Other important links:

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