If you are waiting for financial aid to help you pay your university, you must ensure your assistance to an accredited university by the US Department of Education, right there you will find and learn about the types of financial aid (loans, grants, and work-study).
No matter what you have considered as a possible choice, for now, the most important is to assure you will be able to finance your education until the end. Here, are some ideas on how to get the financial aid you need:
Federal Student Financial Aid: Offered by the U.S. government including loans and scholarships.
Industry Based Aid: Offered by hospitality industries for students that look for go further in their education.
Private Sector Grants and Scholarships: Offered by different sources as Internet.
Financial Assistance from the chosen University: Some universities, those maybe that you are considering, are able to offer you grants and scholarships. Even more, many of them have the form of work-study jobs.
Also, if you are considering an internship university, think about becoming a resident advisor, because you may have already the free room and board.
Foundations Help: Luckily, around the world you will find many Foundations devoted to smart students. If they do believe that about you, you will receive the money; because for them is a good cause and be sure you have nothing to worry about.
Family, Union and Employer Assistance: Many Unions, Companies, and Corporations offer scholarships, for the members, employers as well as for the children of employees.