Frequently Asked Questions
Financial Aid and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Who is eligible to receive federal student aid?
- How much federal financial aid can I receive?
- I think my family's income isn't low enough to qualify for financial aid. Should I apply anyway?
Scholarships & Grants
- Where is a good place to start looking for scholarships?
- How do I apply for a Sallie Mae Fund scholarship?
- I applied for a Sallie Mae Fund scholarship. How will I know if I am a recipient or not?
- What is a Federal Perkins Loan?
- What are Stafford loans?
- Do I need good credit to get a Stafford loan? Are credit checks done to get one?
- What type of state-based financial aid is available?
- I have maxed out my Stafford loans (subsidized and unsubsidized). I still owe money for school. What do I do?