FAFSA OVERVIEW WEBINARSWednesday, March 3, 6:30 pmWednesday, March 24, 6:30 pm
Learn How to File the FAFSA
Do you need help with filing the Free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)? Join us as we walk you through how to file the 2021-22 FAFSA. The FAFSA is used by students to apply for financial aid such as grants, work study and student loans. You will be able to ask our Higher Education Access Partners questions about the FAFSA during this interactive webinar.
Following the presentation, students and families can call 1-800-722-8289 to speak with an expert and receive one-on- one assistance with any financial aid questions. The phone number will only be available from 7:30 – 8:30 PM the night of the presentation.
Financial Aid Resourcewww.fafsa.ed.gov (this is the official FAFSA site)www.pin.ed.gov (to request a FAFSA Pin #)www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov (pre-planning and FAFSA information)www.americorps.gov (AmeriCorps information)www.ed.gov/directloan (Direct Loan information)www.studentloans.gov (Student Loan informationwww.educationplanner.org (paying section offers scholarship search)Beware of scam e-mails offering FAFSA information for a fee. There is no feeto complete your federal student aid information on the official site.
Besides personal savings and various college saving plans, the major three forms of financial aid include:
Grants - free monies provided by government resources; major access is by submitting FASFA
Low interest education loans-come in the forms of . . .
subsidized (govt. pays interest until student leaves post-secondary school)
unsubsidized (interest accumulates from the date of the award) bank loans, credit union loans, etc. - all of which students/parents will pay back as indicated in
individual terms of agreement
Scholarships - financial awards from any number of unlimited sources