Here's the latest news about federal student aid, the FAFSA, and this Financial Aid Toolkit.

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Natural Disasters: Information for Affected Individuals

The federal government offers help for college and career school students and federal student loan borrowers impacted by recent natural disasters.

July 25, 2019

Pell Grant Maximum for 2019–20 Announced

The maximum Federal Pell Grant for 2019–20 will be $6,195.

February 08, 2019

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Help Tool Now Available

The PSLF Help Tool, available on, helps borrowers understand PSLF and what is needed to have loans forgiven through the program.

January 17, 2019

2019–20 FAFSA Form Available on myStudentAid App and

The 2019–20 FAFSA form is available on the myStudentAid mobile app and Both make it easier to complete the form on any device.

October 02, 2018

Department of Education Announces New Vision for Delivery of Federal Student Aid

The Next Gen Financial Services Environment will modernize the federal student aid programs' technology and operational components, improving the customer experience.

May 17, 2018

FAFSA Changes for 2017–18

As of the 2017–18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) season, the application is available earlier and requests earlier income information.

June 23, 2017