Find financial aid
Financial aid comes from many sources including your state, the college you attend and private organizations. The federal government also sets aside a large amount of money each year to help students pay for college.
Apply for financial aid
Receiving federal financial aid involves completing a series of steps, starting out with applying for it. You do this by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Estimate your financial aid package
If you want to begin exploring your financial aid options and get an early start on the financial aid process, you can use the FAFSA4caster to receive an early estimate of eligibility for federal student aid. Get an estimate now at www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov.