With President Obama challenging the nation to have the highest percentage of college grads by 2020, there has been a number of added financial aid initiatives and programs implemented. This includes a quicker, more streamlined FAFSA application, as well as specific grant programs for teachers, technology, and more. Federal student aid programs provide more than $100 billion a year in loans, work-study, and grants. Non-federal programs also exist for individual schools and vary from state to state. Get started below to find out which financial aid programs will work for you, your interests, and location.
- Take a look at the US Department of Education Student Aid Page Here
- For 2010-11 academic year, FAFSA apps can be submitted after January 1st Here
As always, feel free to sign up for our Free Financial Aid Guide and help obtaining scholarships, college grants, student loans, & more.