Student Financial Assistance Resources
- Federal Student Aid Programs
Federal Student Aid has a variety of programs to help you pay for your
education after high school. Click on Grants,
(parent loans) and PLUS Loans for graduate and professional degree students for more information about these programs.
We have simplified the process of filling out the Free Application for
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Click the link to apply for Federal
Student Aid online.
- Understanding Federal Student Aid
Our booklet, Funding Education Beyond High School: The Guide
to Federal Student Aid will answer any questions you might
still have. Funding Education Beyond High School: The Guide to Federal Student Aid is a
comprehensive source of information about the Department's federal
student aid programs and includes an overview of federal student aid,
as well as more detailed information on the application process and
student loans, for example. Whatever your questions, you'll find the
aid information you need in this publication.
- Adult Education Links
In addition to education and occupation-specific training and education, the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs that help American adults get the basic skills they need to be productive workers, family members, and citizens through a variety of programs that emphasize basic skills such as reading, writing, math, English language competency, and problem-solving.
- Federal Aid First
Thinking about attending college? Will you need a loan? If so, think
Federal Aid First! Federal loans usually offer borrowers lower interest
rates and have more flexible repayment options than loans from banks or
other private sources. This site explains the differences between
federal and private education loans, the various kinds of federal loans
offered and the dollar amounts available. Included are details on the
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)your
starting point for obtaining financial assistance for college. Think
Federal Aid First!
- Financial Literacy
Financial literacy is the education on the management of personal
finances and is an essential part of planning and paying for
postsecondary education. You'll find links to Web sites that provide
information on money management, handling credit and debt, and
information on consumer protection.