Financial Aid – FAFSA
Who We Are
Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, our more than 1,300 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $120 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 13 million students paying for college or career school. We are proud to sponsor millions of American minds pursuing their educational dreams.
Grants and Scholarships
- Federal Pell Grants
- FSEOG (Grants)
- TEACH Grants
- Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grants
- Finding and Applying for Scholarships
- Aid for Military Families
- Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans
- PLUS Loans
- Perkins Loans
- Federal Versus Private Loans
- Interest Rates and Fees
- Here’s a quick overview of Federal Work-Study:
- It provides part-time employment while you are enrolled in school.
- It’s available to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with financial need.
- It’s available to full-time or part-time students.
- It’s administered by schools participating in the Federal Work-Study Program. Check with your school’s financial aid office to find out if your school participates.