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Federal Government Financial Aid


Types of Programs

  • Grant: The Federal PELL Grant and the Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant, and others;
  • Loans: Student and Parent loans; and
  • Work-study: Opportunities at eligible colleges and universities.

Application Process

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This form is available at any college financial aid office, from most high school guidance counselors, and many public libraries. An electronic version is also linked through our financial aid links page or at FAFSA Information.



Application Deadlines

Deadlines vary by institution. Contact your college financial aid office for details.