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For Students

Plan for college and find reliable sources of financial aid.

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Financial Resources to Prepare Students for College

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    LendKey offers private student loans and student loan refinancing to Educators Credit Union members.

    Learn more about LendKey

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    College Planning Guide

    Learn about the different options for financing you or your child’s education, how to find the right college, and receive information about what to expect from college life.

    Read the College Planning Guide

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    The ECU College Planning Center

    The ECU College Planning Center is a robust platform with age-appropriate guidance to empower families on preparing, financing and successfully applying to college.

    Start using the ECU College Planning Center

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    College Search

    Use the College Search tool to find the college that might be right for you. This tool allows you to sort by public or private schools, the fields of study available, location, graduation rate and more.

    Start using the College Search

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    Scholarship Search

    Use the Scholarship Search tool to find and apply for scholarship opportunities. This tool allows you to customize your search to ensure the scholarship is a good fit.

    Start using the Scholarship Search

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    Financial Aid Calculator

    Use this calculator to gain insight into your potential financial aid eligibility and to estimate your family’s Student Aid Index (SAI) formerly called Expected Family Contribution (EFC).

    Start using the Financial Aid Calculator

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    College Savings Estimator

    Use this tool to determine approximately how much money you should save to pay for college. We offer financial aid resources to help you prepare.

    Start using the College Savings Estimator

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    Student Loan Repayment Calculator

    Use the Student Loan Repayment Calculator to estimate monthly loan payments, consider loan affordability and to understand how paying interest while in school saves money over the life of a loan.

    Start using the Student Loan Repayment Calculator

The Educators Scholarship

Each year, Educators awards scholarships to graduating seniors based on their academic record, participation in school and community activities, and their demonstration of one or more of Educators’ core values: honesty, integrity, fairness, respect, excellence.