How to Apply for Aid

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Financial Aid Application

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is your application for Federal and State* financial aid.

Most financial aid is not automatically renewable and a new application should be filed at the beginning of a calendar year, upon completion of the Federal Tax Return (if applicable).

It is free to file a FAFSA and you should not be prompted to pay upon completion of the application. Some websites will request payment - to ensure you are not charged, file your FAFSA at

*You are required to complete additional information for State aid at the end of your FAFSA or directly at the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) website.

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