Complete the FAFSA
Many financial aid opportunities require that you first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. The FAFSA is used to determine federal, state, and sometimes college-specific financial aid. It's important to fill this out first!FAFSA Application
Contact the Federal Student Aid Information Center for live chat, phone, and/or email FAFSA assistance.Financial Aid Help Near You
Apply for Grants and Scholarships
Great news! Many grant programs require you to start by filling out the FAFSA. First step - done!
See what federal grant programs are available and how to apply.Check Your Eligibility!
Apply for Student Loans
If there's still a gap between the cost of college and your financial aid, you may need to consider a student loan.
Loans for students and parents are available from the U.S. Dept of EducationLearn More