Financial Aid Information and Links
The Federal Government provides financial aid options for students such as federal loans and grants.
Federal Student Loans:
-This is money that is loaned to you to cover the cost of education tuition.
-To qualify for a federal loan you must complete a Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) EVERY year.
-Your loan application will be reviewed and you will be approved for an amount that fits your financial need and cost of tuition.
-Loans ARE NOT FREE MONEY! Loans must be paid back...typically 6-12 months after you graduate or complete your program.
-This is money that is "granted" to you to cover the cose of education tuition.
-To qauilify for federal grants you must complete a Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) EVERY year.
-You grant application will be reviewed and you be approved and granted an amount that fits your financial need and cost of tuition.
-Grants ARE FREE MONEY! You DO NOT have to pay back money that is granted to you for tuition.
Federal Student Government Aid Website and Links
www.studentaid.gov is the offical website for completing Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Here, you can create your own account to keep track of all your FAFSA information.
*IMPORTANT: NEVER enter your or your family's personal information on ANY financial aid website that is not official. Most websites have ".gov" or ".edu" or ".org" at the end. If a website looks suspecious trust your gut.*
Below are few helpful links to research as you plan your application:
Understand Financial Aid
Applying for Financial Aid
Complete the Financial Aid Process
College Cost Calculator