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Funding Your Education

Student Aid on the Web

Two more grants were made available as of the 2006-07 school year for first year college students who graduated from high school after January 1, 2006 and for second year college students who graduated from high school after January 1, 2005. Click here for additional information.

We can help make your education affordable!

The Department’s Federal student aid programs are the largest source of student aid in America. If you’re interested in financial aid for college or a career school, you’ve come to the right place. These programs provide more than $80 billion a year in grants, loans, and work-study assistance. Read on to find out more and to find out how to apply for this aid.

U.S. Department of Education student aid is the largest but not the only source! You can find out here about other sources of federal aid and about scholarships. Nonfederal financial assistance programs and requirements often vary from school to school, so check with the schools you’re interested in for information about state and institutional aid.

New: Financial Aid Estimator Tool – FAFSA4caster

The FAFSA4caster provides students with an early estimate of their eligibility for federal student financial assistance. Students considering furthering their education beyond high school can use this FREE tool to:

*Calculate their eligibility for federal financial aid, including grants

*Reduce the time it will take to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the p(.qualifying form for all federal student financial aid

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