People often type FASA when they intend to type FAFSA. The FAFSA is an abbreviation for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
What is the FAFSA?
The FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is filed to apply for student financial aid, including federal aid, sate aid and institutional aid. The FAFSA is a free form and should be filed online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Use the right term - FAFSA - when searching online to find the correct web site.
Resources for Completing the FAFSA
- File the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov
- Learn how to get a PIN to sign the FAFSA electronically
- The book, Filing the FAFSA, is available for free in multiple formats from Edvisors.com
Afterward, consider searching for scholarships and other gift (grant) aid. Earn Scholarship Points that can be used to enter scholarship drawings by completing surveys and other activities. Federal education loans and private student loans can be used to finance the gap between college costs and gift aid.