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2013-14 Completing the FAFSA(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Detailed document that provides an overview of the FAFSA and the application process with a walkthrough of each application question.
Resource Type: How-To Guides, Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: 2013-14 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet(Result Type: PDF)2013-14 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)(Result Type: PDF)How to Fill Out the FAFSA Video(Result Type: General)


2013-14 Do You Need Money For College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that provides a quick overview of the types of federal financial aid, eligibility, and how to apply for aid.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: Federal Student Grant Programs(Result Type: PDF)Federal Student Loan Programs(Result Type: PDF)Overview of the Financial Aid Process Graphic(Result Type: IMG)


2013-14 FAFSA on the Web Updates(Result Type: PPT)
Description: Presentation that walks through changes to the 2013-14 FAFSA.
Resource Type: Presentations


2013-14 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Worksheet that provides a preview of the questions students and parents may be asked while completing the FAFSA.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: 2013-14 Completing the FAFSA(Result Type: PDF)2013-14 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)(Result Type: PDF)How to Fill Out the FAFSA Video(Result Type: General)


2013-14 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)(Result Type: PDF)
Description: The Department of Education's official application for federal aid. Students can complete the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.gov.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: 2013-14 Completing the FAFSA(Result Type: PDF)2013-14 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet(Result Type: PDF)


2014-15 Completing the FAFSA(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Detailed document that provides an overview of the FAFSA and the application process with a walkthrough of each application question.
Resource Type: How-To Guides, Handouts
Related: 2014-15 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet(Result Type: PDF)2014-15 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)(Result Type: PDF)How to Fill Out the FAFSA Video(Result Type: General)


2014-15 Do You Need Money For College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that provides a quick overview of the types of federal financial aid, eligibility, and how to apply for aid.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Federal Student Grant Programs(Result Type: PDF)Federal Student Loan Programs(Result Type: PDF)Overview of the Financial Aid Process Graphic(Result Type: IMG)


2014-15 FAFSA on the Web Screen Shots(Result Type: PPT)
Description: Presentation that provides screen shots of the 2014–15 FAFSA.
Resource Type: Presentations


2014-15 FAFSA on the Web Updates(Result Type: PPT)
Description: Presentation that walks through changes to the 2014–15 FAFSA.
Resource Type: Presentations
Related: 2014-15 FAFSA on the Web Screen Shots(Result Type: PPT)


2014-15 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Worksheet that provides a preview of the questions students and parents may be asked while completing the FAFSA.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: How to Fill Out the FAFSA Video(Result Type: General)


2014-15 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)(Result Type: PDF)
Description: The Department of Education's official application for federal aid. Students can complete the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.gov.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: 2014-15 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet(Result Type: PDF)


2014-15 Student Aid Eligibility Worksheet for Question 23(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Worksheet a student can use to figure out whether a conviction for a drug offense will affect his or her eligibility for federal student aid.
Resource Type: Other, Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


About Federal Student Aid Video(Result Type: General)
Description: An overview of the Department of Education's office of Federal Student Aid and its role in providing financial aid to help pay for college or career school.
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish Captioned(Result Type: General)


After the FAFSA: What Happens Next Video(Result Type: General)
Description: Learn what happens after you complete the FAFSA, including information about the Student Aid Report, EFC, the role of schools, award letters, and receiving aid.
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish Captioned(Result Type: General)
Related: Responsible Borrowing Video(Result Type: General)Student Loans: Avoiding Deceptive Offers(Result Type: PDF)



Be an Informed Consumer... When It Comes to Federal Student Aid(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that highlights important considerations when paying for college including enrollment contracts, tuition, loans, and refund policies.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Student Loans: Avoiding Deceptive Offers(Result Type: PDF)Don't Get Scammed on Your Way to College(Result Type: PDF)


Career Search Website(Result Type: General)
Description: Explore potential careers using the Department of Labor's career search tool with info on typical duties, education needed, average salary, and more.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Related: Choosing a Career(Result Type: PDF)


Choose a Career School Carefully(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet with points to keep in mind when exploring career schools.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Comparing Colleges(Result Type: PDF)College Search Website(Result Type: General)


Choosing a Career(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet with tips for helping students find a career.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: College Search Website(Result Type: General)


College Preparation Checklist(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Checklist that helps students (elementary, middle, and high school), as well as adults and parents prepare financially and academically for college.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: 2014-15 Do You Need Money For College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance(Result Type: PDF)Overview of the Financial Aid Process Video(Result Type: General)Overview of the Financial Aid Process Graphic(Result Type: IMG)


College Scorecard(Result Type: General)
Description: Students can use this interactive tool to find and compare colleges with info on college costs, graduation rates, and the average amount students borrow.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Related: Comparing Colleges(Result Type: PDF)


College Search Website(Result Type: General)
Description: Use the Department of Education's college search tool to find colleges and career schools by location, degrees, tuition and fees, and more.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)
Related: Choose a Career School Carefully(Result Type: PDF)Comparing Colleges(Result Type: PDF)


Comparing Colleges(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Brochure that highlights tools and resources to help students compare colleges.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: College Search Website(Result Type: General)Choose a Career School Carefully(Result Type: PDF)


Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid 2013-14(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Explains the federal student aid programs and how you can guide students through the FAFSA process.
Resource Type: How-To Guides


Department of Labor Scholarship Search Tool(Result Type: General)
Description: Students can use the U.S. Department of Labor's free scholarship search tool to find scholarships along with information on how to apply.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Related: Scholarships for Military Families(Result Type: PDF)


Direct Loan Basics for Parents(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Brochure providing parents with information on Direct PLUS Loans for parents including eligibility, how to apply, and repayment.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: Direct Loan Basics for Students(Result Type: PDF)Federal Student Loan Programs(Result Type: PDF)


Direct Loan Basics for Students(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Brochure providing students with information on Direct Loans including eligibility, how to apply, and repayment.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: Federal Student Loan Programs(Result Type: PDF)Responsible Borrowing Video(Result Type: General)


Don't Get Scammed on Your Way to College(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet with tips on avoiding scams when looking for financial aid for college.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Student Loans: Avoiding Deceptive Offers(Result Type: PDF)


Educational and Training Vouchers for Current and Former Foster Care Youth(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet with information about the Chafee Foster Care Independence Program's Educational and Training Vouchers for current and former foster care youth.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)



English-Spanish Glossary(Result Type: General)
Description: Helpful resource when creating Spanish-language materials, this glossary covers terms relating to student financial aid for higher education.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools, Glossaries
Also Available in: Downloadable Files(Result Type: General)


FAFSA Completion Campaign Facebook Posts(Result Type: DOC)
Description: Document providing 25 Facebook posts that you can use to promote FAFSA completion.
Resource Type: Social Media Content
Related: FAFSA Completion Campaign Tweets(Result Type: DOC)


FAFSA Completion Campaign Resources(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Document providing helpful social media tools, including tweets, Facebook posts, infographics, and videos that can help you promote FAFSA completion.
Resource Type: Social Media Content, How-To Guides


FAFSA Completion Campaign Tweets(Result Type: DOC)
Description: Document providing 25 tweets that you can use to promote FAFSA completion.
Resource Type: Social Media Content



FAFSA Facts for Students With Drug-related Convictions(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that explains how drug-related convictions may impact a student's eligibility for federal aid.
Resource Type: Handouts


FAFSA on the Web(Result Type: General)
Description: The official application for federal student aid for college or career school. Submit application online, make corrections, and check application status.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)
Related: FAFSA Overview Video(Result Type: General)How to Fill Out the FAFSA Video(Result Type: General)


FAFSA Overview Video(Result Type: General)
Description: Provides an overview of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the application process.
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish Captioned(Result Type: General)
Related: How to Fill Out the FAFSA Video(Result Type: General)After the FAFSA: What Happens Next Video(Result Type: General)


FAFSA4caster(Result Type: General)
Description: Financial aid calculator that gives an early estimate of eligibility for federal aid and helps students understand their options for paying for college.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)
Related: FAFSA on the Web(Result Type: General)


FAFSA: Determining Dependency Status Video(Result Type: General)
Description: Walk through the criteria for determining whether a FAFSA applicant is an independent or dependent student.
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish Captioned(Result Type: General)
Related: Am I Dependent or Independent?(Result Type: PDF)FAFSA Dependency Status Graphic(Result Type: IMG)


Federal Student Aid Bookmark(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Bookmark with Federal Student Aid contact information in both English and Spanish.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Federal Student Aid for Adult Students(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Publication for adults considering college with information on the types of federal student aid available, how to apply, important deadlines, and more.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: 2014-15 Do You Need Money For College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance(Result Type: PDF)FAFSA Overview Video(Result Type: General)


Federal Student Aid Glossary(Result Type: General)
Description: Federal Student Aid's online glossary with definitions of frequently used terms in federal financial aid.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools, Glossaries


Federal Student Aid Outreach Card(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Business card size publication that's easy to carry/hand out. Includes info on federal student aid with links to StudentAid.gov and our social media sites.
Resource Type: Handouts


Federal Student Aid Poster(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Poster that helps spread the word to students and families that federal student aid is available to help pay for college (size is 17 inches by 22 inches).
Resource Type: Other
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)



Federal Student Loan Programs(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet listing federal student loan programs with loan details and award limits.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: Types of Federal Student Aid Video(Result Type: General)2013-14 Do You Need Money For College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance(Result Type: PDF)


Financial Aid for Graduate and Professional Degree Students(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Brochure providing information on federal student aid for students pursuing a graduate or professional degree.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Federal Student Aid for Adult Students(Result Type: PDF)


Financial Aid Shopping Sheet(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Consumer tool that can be used to help students understand and compare school aid offers. Many colleges and career schools have begun using this document.
Resource Type: Templates, Handouts


Financial Awareness Counseling Tool(Result Type: General)
Description: Interactive counseling tool that helps students understand the basics of financial management and financial aid for college (including loan management).
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools


Financial Literacy Resources Presentation(Result Type: PPT)
Description: Provides an overview of financial literacy resources available to help students prepare financially for college and borrowing.
Resource Type: Presentations


Finding Money for College Presentation(Result Type: PPT)
Description: This presentation provides a basic introduction to types of financial aid and how to apply for federal student aid using the FAFSA.
Resource Type: Presentations


Funding Your Education: Audio Highlights(Result Type: General)
Description: Audio files that help visually impaired students learn about preparing for college, the FAFSA, and other general information about federal student aid.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Text Versions(Result Type: General)


Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Publication that provides information on preparing for college, types of federal student aid and eligibility, the FAFSA, and student loan repayment.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: 2014-15 Do You Need Money For College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance(Result Type: PDF)


Got a Federal Student Loan? Be a Responsible Borrower!(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet with important points to keep in mind when getting and repaying a federal student loan.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Responsible Borrowing Video(Result Type: General)Repayment: What to Expect Video(Result Type: General)


How to Fill Out the FAFSA Video(Result Type: General)
Description: Learn about the steps for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish Captioned(Result Type: General)
Related: After the FAFSA: What Happens Next Video(Result Type: General)2013-14 Completing the FAFSA(Result Type: PDF)


How To Fill Out the FAFSA Webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: A step-by-step guide to completing the FAFSA online.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: PDF)


How to Host a Financial Aid Event in Your Community(Result Type: PDF)
Description: An easy-to-follow outline that walks through considerations when hosting a financial aid event in your community.
Resource Type: How-To Guides


How to Manage Your Student Loans Video(Result Type: General)
Description: Get info on how to manage student loans, including changing repayment plans, and options for students who are having trouble making payments.
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish Captioned(Result Type: General)
Related: Repayment Estimator(Result Type: General)Repay Your Federal Student Loans(Result Type: PDF)Got a Federal Student Loan? Be a Responsible Borrower!(Result Type: PDF)


How to Order Federal Student Aid Publications(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Learn how to order free materials so you can help your students learn about federal student aid for college or career school.
Resource Type: How-To Guides


Incarcerated Individuals and Eligibility for Federal Student Aid(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet providing information for incarcerated individuals on federal student aid eligibility.
Resource Type: Handouts


Income-Based Repayment Plan(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet describing the Income-Based Repayment (IBR) plan with details on eligibility, benefits, and how to apply.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Information for International Students Wishing to Attend College in the United States(Result Type: PDF)
Description: International students wishing to study in the U.S. should be aware of financial aid eligibility rules, visa rules, and required standardized tests.
Resource Type: Handouts


Introduction to the Financial Aid Toolkit Audio File(Result Type: General)
Description: Use this conference call recording to guide yourself through FinancialAidToolkit.ed.gov. Walk-through begins at 11:38 on the audio file and runs for 30 minutes.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files, How-To Guides
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


Loan Repayment Campaign Facebook Posts(Result Type: DOC)
Description: Document providing 10 Facebook posts that you can use to promote student loan repayment.
Resource Type: Social Media Content
Related: Loan Repayment Campaign Tweets(Result Type: DOC)


Loan Repayment Campaign Resources(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Social media tools (tweets, Facebook posts, blog posts, infographics, videos) that you can use to promote responsible borrowing and student loan repayment.
Resource Type: Social Media Content, How-To Guides


Loan Repayment Campaign Tweets(Result Type: DOC)
Description: Document providing 20 tweets that you can use to promote responsible borrowing and student loan repayment.
Resource Type: Social Media Content


Military Student Loan Benefits(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet detailing federal student loan repayment benefits and resources for members of the armed services.
Resource Type: Handouts


Myths About Financial Aid(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet debunking common myths about federal financial aid: parents make too much money, too old, or need good grades.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: 2013-14 Do You Need Money For College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance(Result Type: PDF)Myths About Financial Aid Video(Result Type: General)


Myths About Financial Aid Video(Result Type: General)
Description: Address common myths about financial aid: having too much income, not having good enough grades, or needing to file taxes before completing the FAFSA.
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish Captioned(Result Type: General)
Related: Eligibility for Federal Student Aid Graphic(Result Type: IMG)Overview of the Financial Aid Process Video(Result Type: General)


Overview of the Financial Aid Process Graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic that reviews the availability of federal financial aid for college, the FAFSA, and the process for applying for and receiving aid.
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Text Version(Result Type: General)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: General)
Related: Overview of the Financial Aid Process Video(Result Type: General)College Preparation Checklist(Result Type: PDF)


Overview of the Financial Aid Process Video(Result Type: General)
Description: Get an overview of the availability of federal financial aid for college, the FAFSA, and the process for applying for and receiving aid.
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish Captioned(Result Type: General)
Related: Overview of the Financial Aid Process Graphic(Result Type: IMG)College Preparation Checklist(Result Type: PDF)


Pay As You Earn Repayment Plan(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet providing details on the Pay As You Earn repayment plan including eligibility and benefits of the plan.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: Repayment Estimator(Result Type: General)Repay Your Federal Student Loans(Result Type: PDF)


Poster Template(Result Type: DOC)
Description: This poster template can be used by organizations to create fliers for upcoming financial aid events.
Resource Type: Templates
Related: Print Ad Template(Result Type: DOC)Presentation Template(Result Type: PPT)


Presentation Template(Result Type: PPT)
Description: This presentation template may be used by organizations to create their own financial aid presentations.
Resource Type: Templates, Presentations
Related: Print Ad Template(Result Type: DOC)Poster Template(Result Type: DOC)


Print Ad Template(Result Type: DOC)
Description: This print ad template can be used by organizations to create advertisements for upcoming financial aid events.
Resource Type: Templates
Related: Poster Template(Result Type: DOC)Presentation Template(Result Type: PPT)


PSA: Print(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Help spread the word about the availability of federal student aid for college by sharing these print public service announcements (PSAs).
Resource Type: Public Service Announcements
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: PSA: TV / Video(Result Type: General)PSA: Radio(Result Type: General)



PSA: TV / Video(Result Type: General)
Description: Help spread the word about the availability of federal student aid for college by sharing these TV and video public service announcements (PSAs).
Resource Type: Public Service Announcements
Also Available in: 60 second version in WMV, MOV, captioned, and/or in Spanish.(Result Type: General)30 second version in WMV, MOV, captioned, and/or in Spanish.(Result Type: General)
Related: PSA: Radio(Result Type: General)PSA: Print(Result Type: PDF)


Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet describing the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, including eligibility and employment requirements.
Resource Type: Handouts


Repay Your Federal Student Loans(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet detailing when to begin student loan repayment, how to make payments, and the different repayment plan options available.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Repayment: What to Expect Video(Result Type: General)How to Manage Your Student Loans Video(Result Type: General)


Repayment Estimator(Result Type: General)
Description: Online tool borrowers can use to compare loan repayment plan options using either their actual or estimated loan data.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)
Related: Repay Your Federal Student Loans(Result Type: PDF)


Repayment Plans Graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic the provides an overview of the federal student loan repayment plans.
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Text Version(Result Type: General)
Related: Repayment: What to Expect Video(Result Type: General)Repay Your Federal Student Loans(Result Type: PDF)Repayment Estimator(Result Type: General)


Repayment: What to Expect Video(Result Type: General)
Description: Learn about loan repayment options and selecting a repayment plan, the role of loan servicers, and looking up student loan history in the NSLDS system.
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish Captioned(Result Type: General)
Related: How to Manage Your Student Loans Video(Result Type: General)Repay Your Federal Student Loans(Result Type: PDF)


Reporting Same-sex Marriage on the FAFSA(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that explains how a same-sex couple who is legally married should fill out the FAFSA.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: Am I Dependent or Independent?(Result Type: PDF)Who Is My ''Parent'' When I Fill Out the FAFSA?(Result Type: PDF)How to Fill Out the FAFSA Video(Result Type: General)


Responsible Borrowing Video(Result Type: General)
Description: Learn about responsible borrowing, loan repayment, and carefully weighing the costs of college and potential income after graduation.
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish Captioned(Result Type: General)
Related: Repayment: What to Expect Video(Result Type: General)Got a Federal Student Loan? Be a Responsible Borrower!(Result Type: PDF)


Saving Early = Saving Smart! Watch Your Money Grow With Your Child(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet for parents with tips on saving money for college or career school.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: College Preparation Checklist(Result Type: PDF)


Scholarships for Military Families(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that provides resources and contact information for finding college scholarships for military families.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Military Student Loan Benefits(Result Type: PDF)Department of Labor Scholarship Search Tool(Result Type: General)


Stafford Loan Forgiveness Program for Teachers(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Brochure providing information on the Stafford Loan Forgiveness Program for Teachers, including requirements, forgiveness amounts, and how to apply.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program(Result Type: PDF)


Student Aid and Identity Theft(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet for students that provides tips on safeguarding student aid information and contact information for reporting identity theft.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Don't Get Scammed on Your Way to College(Result Type: PDF)


Student Loans: Avoiding Deceptive Offers(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Ways to spot and avoid deceptive loan practices from private companies.
Resource Type: Handouts


Successfully Managing Your Student Loans(Result Type: PPT)
Description: Presentation that helps borrowers learn how to deal with debt and repay their loans.
Resource Type: Presentations
Related: Repay Your Federal Student Loans(Result Type: PDF)How to Manage Your Student Loans Video(Result Type: General)


TEACH Grant Program(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that provides details on the TEACH Grant Program including eligibility.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Federal Student Grant Programs(Result Type: PDF)Types of Federal Student Aid Graphic(Result Type: IMG)


Toolkit Fact Sheet(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Highlights of FinancialAidToolkit.ed.gov, a site for school counselors, college access advisers, and others who help students find money for college.
Resource Type: Handouts


TRIO Contacts 2013(Result Type: XLS)
Description: If you're working with a student who is eligible to participate in a TRIO program and want to find a program for him/her, refer to this list of programs.
Resource Type: Other


Types of Federal Student Aid Graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic that walks through the three types of federal student aid along with info on other aid sources and the FAFSA.
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Text Version(Result Type: General)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: General)
Related: Types of Federal Student Aid Video(Result Type: General)2014-15 Do You Need Money For College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance(Result Type: PDF)


Types of Federal Student Aid Video(Result Type: General)
Description: Information on different types of federal aid available, including loans, grants, and work-study jobs.
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish Captioned(Result Type: General)
Related: Types of Federal Student Aid Graphic(Result Type: IMG)2013-14 Do You Need Money For College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance(Result Type: PDF)


Understanding Financial Aid and the FAFSA Webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar presented by CollegeWeekLive, featuring U.S. Department of Education staff debunking myths about financial aid and sharing FAFSA basics.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files


Web Banner: Applying for Financial Aid(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Help share information about applying for financial aid with potential college students or parents visiting your website.
Resource Type: Public Service Announcements
Also Available in: Square Size(Result Type: IMG)Horizontal Size(Result Type: IMG)Vertical Size – Spanish (Result Type: IMG)Square Size – Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Horizontal Size – Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Visit StudentAid.gov for HTML Code and More Web Banners(Result Type: General)


Web Banner: Grants, Work-Study, and Loans(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Help share information about federal grants, work-study, and loans with potential college students or parents visiting your website.
Resource Type: Public Service Announcements
Also Available in: Square Size(Result Type: IMG)Horizontal Size(Result Type: IMG)Vertical Size – Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Square Size – Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Horizontal Size – Spanish (Result Type: IMG)Visit StudentAid.gov for HTML Code and More Web Banners(Result Type: General)




What Is a Federal Student Aid PIN?(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet describing the Federal Student Aid Personal Identification Number, how to get a PIN, and how to use the PIN.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: What Information Do I Need When I Fill Out the FAFSA?(Result Type: PDF)


Who Is My ''Parent'' When I Fill Out the FAFSA?(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that helps answer common questions about determining which parent's information to report on the FAFSA.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: Am I Dependent or Independent?(Result Type: PDF)How to Fill Out the FAFSA Video(Result Type: General)2014-15 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet(Result Type: PDF)


Why Get a Federal Student Loan?(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet with important points when considering using federal student loans to help cover the costs of college.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Federal Student Loan Programs(Result Type: PDF)Direct Loan Basics for Students(Result Type: PDF)


Why Go to College?(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet with reasons to attend college including unemployment rates and average earnings by education level.
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Why Go To College? Graphic(Result Type: IMG)College Preparation Checklist(Result Type: PDF)


Why Go To College? Graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic that shows average earnings and unemployment rates by education level.
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Text Version(Result Type: General)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: General)
Related: Why Go to College?(Result Type: PDF)College Preparation Checklist(Result Type: PDF)