Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Definition of 'Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)'
- The Pell Grant
- Federal Student Loans
- Federal Work-Study
Application can be submitted from January 1 of each year for the following academic year. Each application period lasts for eighteen months.
The majority of federal, state, and institutional aid is provided on a first come basis so students are advised to submit a FAFSA as early as possible for to maximize their chances for financial assistance.
Although application who have already submitted a FAFSA in previous years may submit it again (a renewal FAFSA) they need to update any information that has changed.
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