The following links provide information about requesting financial aid and filling out federal financial aid forms.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid: When you are figuring out how to pay for college, don't forget about the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). There are several resources that may be helpful to you when you fill out this form including the following:
Tips to Help Special Populations Complete the FAFSA: This website provides information for single parents, wards of the court, foster youth, emancipated youth, and homeless youth among other special populations.
The College Board: The College Board website provides a wide range of information about financial aid for college including a planner and calendar that helps you do the math, find ways to make college affordable, and keeps you on track with your applications.
FinAid Page, LLC: This website provides general information about various types of financial aid including loans, grants, and scholarships. You can also ask a qualified financial aid professional questions through the site.
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators: The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) is an association of over 3,000 colleges, universities, career schools, and others with an interest in student financial aid who work together to deliver sources of financial aid to students. Their website provides comprehensive and up-to-date information concerning financial aid.
United States Department of Education Student Aid Information: This website provides information from the U.S. Department of Education about preparing for and funding education beyond high school and repaying loans once you receive your degree.
United States Department of Education Federal Student Aid Information for Counselors: This website provides information for counselors to help them assist parents and students in planning and preparing for college, with a focus on federal financial aid programs.
United States Department of Education Funding Education Beyond High School: This PDF document is the U.S. Department of Education's official guide to federal financial aid for students.
State Higher Education Executive Officers: This page lists contact information for each state agency of higher education executive officers.