Financial Aid Tips
assume that you wonít be eligible for financial aid.
There are many types of financial aid and many factors used to
determine your eligibility for financial aid.
aid can be based on need, income, and/or merit and academics.
the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT)
Scores from these tests are needed to apply to certain schools
and for some financial aid programs.
All financial aid programs have deadlines in which information
must be submitted.
the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the
You must apply for federal financial aid for each school in
which you might be enrolled.
with the financial aid office at the school in which you are enrolled
or for which you are seeking admission to obtain supplemental
financial aid forms.
copies of your admissions and financial aid documents.
searching for private scholarships and grants approximately one year
prior to your intended start date.
Check with your high school guidance counselor or school
financial aid administrator to obtain more information about privately
sponsored financial aid opportunities.