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Financial Planning Worksheets (2023-2024)

These worksheets will help you estimate your costs, organize your resources, and create a plan to finance your education for the year. 

Bright College Financial Planning Worksheet

Full-Time Undergraduate Financial Planning Worksheet

Full-Time in Law, PharmD, OTD or AT Financial Planning Worksheet

Graduate Programs or Part-time in Law, PharmD, OTD & AT Financial Planning Wksht

Bureau of Iowa College Aid

The Iowa Department of Education's Bureau of Iowa College Aid administers state of Iowa funded scholarships and grants. This website also contains valuable information about career planning, college preparation, and applying for financial aid.

Education Tax Benefits

Learn more about several federal tax benefits related to education expenses.

Enrollment Verification

This page provides instructions to obtain proof of your enrollment at Drake University.


U.S. Citizens and eligible non-citizens must complete the FAFSA to apply for need-based assistance and/or federal student loans.

Federal Student Aid

This comprehensive site by the U.S. Department of Education provides a wealth of information and resources for students from preparing for college all the way to managing/repaying student loans.

Paying For College

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has developed a tool to help turn your financial aid award notification into a plan to pay for college. 


Drake University has partnered with GradReady to provide a free digital platform where you can learn about topics like money management, credit, employer benefits, and more--all at your own pace from any device! 

Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)

This non-profit organization provides free information, assistance, counseling, and support to college-bound students and their families as they plan for college and apply for financial aid.


Request a Federal Tax Return Transcript Online

An IRS Tax Return Transcript (not Tax Account Transcript) may be needed to verify information student or parent information reported on the FAFSA.

Scholarship Searches

Review a list of scholarship aggregators that can aid you in your search for available scholarships.

Utility Bill Assistance For College Students

Find organizations offering assistance to students who need help paying their utility bills.

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