In the March issue of Down East
senior editor Jeff Clark wrote about how paying for a Maine education is easier than you think. Here is some additional information for parents and students alike seeking to find financial aid to foot the bills:Start with your guidance counselor at your local high school.
They have a wealth of information on all the scholarships, grants, and loans available to Maine students.Contact the financial aid offices at the college of your choice.
They, too, have a plethora of information on how to apply for school-specific aid.Turn to the Web.
Two websites that offer plenty of information about financial aid for Mainers:www.fafsa.ed.gov www.famemaine.com www.mainecf.org