College Financial Aid

Find your source for financial aid

At four-year degree granting college institutions, 85% of first-time, full-time students used some sort of financial aid.

Learning about financial aid options for college has never been more critical. Our counseling office hosts a financial aid seminar every year with two professional financial planners to assist our SPX families. We have also gathered some financial aid information on this page and in our Naviance tool as a guide.

Search for scholarships with your student account on Naviance or login as a “guest” to access our scholarship listing.

Types of College Financial Aid:

  • Grants
  • Scholarship
  • Loans

Browse Some Online Resources

Our counseling office has gathered key internet sites that to assist you in finding financial aid. These sites both educate you on the best tools and advice as well as give you lists of specific scholarships. Review these links to learn more.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Fill out the FAFSA to be considered for financial aid, either from the government, or from the school. Tax data informs the government and colleges what a family could be expected to contribute toward the student's college education.

Fast Web Website

Fast Web allows you to search amongst thousands of scholarships based upon your specific criteria.

Merit Aid Website

Merit Aid allows you to search for all available scholarships at a particular institution. Especially useful when you have identified your target school

Cappex Website allows you to search for merit aid scholarships offered through private organizations and foundations.

Latino College Dollars

Latino College Dollars provides a free scholarship guide for Latino students with up-to-date info on over 300 scholarships. It is a great resource for Latino students attending or applying to universities or community colleges across the United States. provides a holistic financial aid guide specifically for Hispanic and Latino students. It provides context for how students can best take advantage of available resources while offering a comprehensive listing of 40+ scholarship and grant opportunities.